Cpt. Brother’s Boat specializes in bay fishing in the beautiful Bahía de Banderas, as well as offshore trolling off the coast of Nuevo Vallarta. Captain Ramon Fonseca will take you on the adventure of a lifetime and put you on big game fish, no matter your level of experience. He’s been fishing these waters his entire life and knows all the best spots along the coast to give you an unforgettable experience.

Your journey will take place on a 28’ Nava center console, equipped with top-of-the-line electronics and fishing amenities. Her features include a flybridge, fighting chair, outriggers and downriggers, a wireless trolling motor, and a private toilet. She accommodates up to 8 guests and kids of all ages are welcome to join in on the action.

On 4 and 6-hour trips, you’ll be fishing the Bay of Flags (Bahía de Banderas) to target a plethora of species, including Roosterfish, Pacific Jack Crevalle, Cubera Snapper, Bonito, and more. On 8-hour trips, you’ll have the opportunity to go further offshore and troll for pelagics such as Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, Mahi Mahi, and the list keeps going!

Capt. Ramon also offers snorkeling and fishing combo trips where you can do a bit of both. These trips are perfect for families with kids as they’ll have a chance to learn about the different species that congregate along the bottom of the ocean. Some exotic fish are present underneath these waters and make for perfect family photos if you have a GoPro.

State-of-the-art Shimano gear is provided on all trips and your fishing license is already included in the price. Your crew will offer to clean and fillet your fish and ingredients for ceviche are available along with your catch. Water and soda are provided on all trips, as well as beer on the 8-hour excursions.

Just pack some snacks, sunblock, a hat, and sunglasses and the rest will be taken care of. Book your trip today and let Cpt. Brother’s Boat take you on the adventure of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $330
    Get ready for a fun day of inshore fishing in the Bay of Flags (Bahía de Banderas)! Your main target species are Roosterfish, Jack, Bonito, Cubera Snapper, and many more. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing license are included. Water, soda, and a cooler will be provided as well. Feel free to bring snacks and be sure to pack sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $460
    This trip will see you fishing the Bay of Flags (Bahía de Banderas), one of Mexico's deepest bays, home to a variety of game fish, including Mahi Mahi, Cubera Snapper, Pacific Crevalle, African Pompano (Jack), Bonito, Skipjack, and many more. Your fishing gear and licenses for the day are included in the price. You'll also have water and soda available and a cooler for your snacks. Just bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat and the rest will be covered.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Snorkeling & Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $460
    Take the family out for a fun day of snorkeling and fishing. While fishing, you'll target a range of species, including Roosterfish, Jack, Bonito, Skipjack, and many more. Take a break, grab the snorkeling gear, and take a dip to check out some of the amazing species beneath the surface. All equipment is included in the price, as well as your fishing license and beverages for the ride. Just bring snacks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and get ready for a fun adventure!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    This trip will take you further offshore, outside of the bay, to target a wider range of species. Your bucket list consists of Sailfish, Swordfish, Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Cubera Snapper, Skipjack, and more. Rods, reels, tackle, and licenses are included. Beer, soda, and water will be provided, so just bring your own snacks and be sure to pack sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Snorkeling & Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    This is an 8-hour combo trip that will see you fishing and snorkeling all day long! Your main target species include Mahi Mahi, Skipjack, Bonito, Roosterfish, Pacific Crevalle, African Pompano (Jack), and many more. All necessary equipment is included, as well as your fishing license for the day. The captain keeps water and soda on the boat, so just bring snacks, sunblock, sunglasses, and a hat and get ready for an amazing day of fishing and snorkeling with Cpt. Brother's Boat!
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FAQs about Cpt. Brother's Boat

Cpt. Brother's Boat offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $330 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • US $460 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • US $460 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Snorkeling & Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Snorkeling & Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Cpt. Brother's Boat, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private head
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Cpt. Brother's Boat include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Ingredients for ceviche are available )
  • Drinks (Beer on 8-hour trips (water & soda on all trips) )
  • First Mate (Tipping is expected (% is up to the customer) )
  • Fishing License

Cpt. Brother's Boat offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Cpt. Brother's Boat offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Cpt. Brother's Boat include:
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack (African Pompano)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Skipjack)

Meet the Charter Operator

Cpt. Brother's Boat
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
156 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
Cpt. Brother's Boat is owned and operated by Martin Gomez Abarca, a proud local angler with years of experience fishing off the coast of Nuevo Vallarta. His captain, Ramon Fonseca, is also a local fisherman who's been fishing these waters his entire life. Together, they run their charter service with passion and love for the open seas. Their favorite part of the job is being able to fish all day and meet customers from every corner of the globe. Their main goal is to put you on incredible fish and create lasting memories so that Cpt. Brother's Boat is always your number 1 choice when it comes to charter fishing. Join them today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure off the Pacific Coast of Mexico!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack (African Pompano) African Pompano Jack
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Nava (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 175HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Private head
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Ingredients for ceviche are available
Drinks
Beer on 8-hour trips (water & soda on all trips)
First Mate
Tipping is expected (% is up to the customer)
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No minimum age
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 156 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (177)
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Angler rating
132
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Caught fish
87%
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David K.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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THESE GUYS KICK ASS!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on November 28, 2023
Captan David and Mate Marco are F’ng AWESOME! They are VERY skilled, VERY hardworking, VERY accommodating, a VERY well oiled...
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Paul H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Thank you Pepe and Cesar

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on November 8, 2023
Using FishingBooker.com was the way to go. Not being from this country or knowing anything about the Puerto Vallarta fishing...
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Kyle E.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Lost taxi

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Snorkeling & Fishing on April 2, 2024
I couldn’t get the taxi to drop us off where we were supposed to meet. They called me to find out where we were and pick...
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Thomas C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great guys and fun outing

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on February 28, 2024
4 hour trip. The fishing was slow, but we did catch a few mackerel and a skip jack.  David, one of the crew, cut up some mackerel...
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Nancy S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing trip in September

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on September 11, 2023
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