Nicawaves Fishing Charters

Come aboard Nicawaves Fishing Charters and discover some of the world’s most prized fish, as you explore the rich waters of southern Nicaragua. Leave the crowded beaches behind and head to your happy place – all alone offshore. With no distractions, you can get your fish on against monster creatures, reeling in a prized catch with great rewards at the end of the day.

Who better to help you fill the boat than a passionate, experienced angler? Captain Erik Scheeler hails from the rich fishing grounds of Cape May, NJ, and fished all along the East Coast and Bahamas before settling on Nicaragua to run his fishing charter. To this day, he still loves getting on the water, and promises to show you a fun-filled, productive day out.

Step aboard the local style, 25’ Imemsa panga boat and explore these rich waters for yourself. Up to 6 guests are welcome aboard to make yourselves at home as you head up to 15 miles offshore in search of some of the world’s most sought-after fish. Bring your own drinks and snacks aboard to stock the cooler, and away you go on the fishing trip of a lifetime.

Choose between an inshore or offshore trip, and explore the various fishing spots out of Popoyo. Test your fishing skills as you bottom fish the shallows, or show off your strength as you troll the open waters, and there’s no end to what you can catch.

Dazzling Jacks, Snappers, and Roosterfish nearshore give way to monstrous Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Sailfish offshore, to give you the fight of your life!

The crew will set up the trolling lines from the outriggers, while the livewell will be stocked full of bait to give you the edge over your target fish. Everything you need for a productive day awaits you on board, so there’s nothing left for you to do.

Nicawaves Fishing Charters is calling you aboard to make the most of your holiday. Come and discover Nicaragua’s rich Pacific waters during what promises to be a thrilling trip!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jan 1
    $275
    If you want to explore the rich waters out of Popoyo, but don't think you've got the sea legs for an offshore trip, why not hop aboard an inshore charter? Spend 4 hours going up against some prized fish, all within sight of land. Explore a range of calm fishing grounds, where the action will shock you, as you troll and live bait for delicious Mackerel, exotic Roosterfish, and exciting Jacks up to 3 miles from shore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jan 1
    $275
    If you want to explore the rich waters out of Popoyo, but don't think you've got the sea legs for an offshore trip, why not hop aboard an inshore charter? Spend 4 hours going up against some prized fish, all within sight of land. Explore a range of calm fishing grounds, where the action will shock you, as you troll and live bait for delicious Mackerel, exotic Roosterfish, and exciting Jacks up to 3 miles from shore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jan 1
    $375
    Anglers of all skill levels are welcome aboard to discover the productive offshore waters of Nicaragua. Head up to 10 miles out from the coast and troll for some monster, prized, and delicious fish. You won't believe your eyes as dazzling Mahi Mahi illuminate the waters, while stunning Marlin leap out of it in an attempt to get off the end of your line. Battle it out with these beauties, along with Tuna, wahoo, Sailfish, and more, and head back to shore with more than just an incredible story to tell.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jan 1
    $375
    Anglers of all skill levels are welcome aboard to discover the productive offshore waters of Nicaragua. Head up to 10 miles out from the coast and troll for some monster, prized, and delicious fish. You won't believe your eyes as dazzling Mahi Mahi illuminate the waters, while stunning Marlin leap out of it in an attempt to get off the end of your line. Battle it out with these beauties, along with Tuna, wahoo, Sailfish, and more, and head back to shore with more than just an incredible story to tell.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jan 1
    $600
    If you've got experience with a rod and reel in your hands, then you'll want to make the most of the chance to get the most out of your holiday. Come aboard for a full day's excursion and get ready for the most amazing day of fishing you could ever imagine. Get ready to fill the cooler and your memory card, as you go after, the pelagic beasts roaming Nicaragua's offshore waters. You're in for an intense workout with plenty of great rewards as you battle it out with Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, Wahoo, and more.
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About the Captain

Erik Scheeler
Las Salinas, Nicaragua
1 Customer reviews
Response time 16 hours
Member since June 2019
A 4th-generation fisherman hailing from the commercial port of Cape May, New Jersey, Captain Erik soon found himself fishing and running boats on the entire East Coast and Bahamas. He began running his own private charter business in southern North Carolina and finally in the Outer Banks. After years of visiting southern Nicaragua, Erik teamed up with Nicawaves Surfing Resort to offer surfing and fishing charters with professional and experienced guidance. With safety and fun as a #1 priority, Captain Erik looks forward to showing you the fishing experience of a lifetime.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cero Mackerel Cero Mackerel
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Imemsa (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
We have FADs for Blue and Black Marlin fishing.

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Bluetooth Stereo
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Las Salinas to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Inform the captain beforehand
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

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Experience
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Half day trip with captain Mike
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Aonghas E.
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Half day trip with captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day – Inshore (PM) on July 20, 2022
Captain Mike was very helpful and a very pleasant man to talk to during the trip. We were very happy with the fish we caught,...
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FAQs about Nicawaves Fishing Charters

Nicawaves Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $275 per group - Half Day – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $275 per group - Half Day – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $375 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $375 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Nicawaves Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System Bluetooth Stereo
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Nicawaves Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Nicawaves Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (We have FADs for Blue and Black Marlin fishing.)

Nicawaves Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Nicawaves Fishing Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cero Mackerel
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo