Redbone Team Sportfishing

Explore the best fishing grounds that the Pacific Coast of Mexico has to offer with Redbone Team Sportfishing! Captain Juan Padilla is an expert in deep sea fishing and has been navigating these waters since he was a young teenager. He caters his business to families, beginners, enthusiasts, and experts and invites you to join him on the adventure of a lifetime.

Your boat for the day is a 36’ custom-built sportfisher with a spacious flybridge for you to enjoy the amazing view. The boat is equipped with state-of-the-art navigational technology, safety gear, and fishing tackle. She comes with outriggers, a fighting chair, tuna tubes, a live bait tank, and a cooler for food and drinks.

Inside the cabin, you’ll find a V-berth lounge, a private head, and plenty of space for up to 8 guests to kick back and relax. Kids ages 8 and up are welcome aboard and the captain provides life jackets for them as well.

Capt. Juan offers both deep sea excursions and inshore fishing trips. On 4-hour trips, you’ll stay within the bay to target small game fish such as Sierra Mackerel and many others. This is a perfect chance for young children to find their sea legs and learn the basics of fishing. 6-hour trips will see you fishing along the edge of the bay, targeting larger fish, such as Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, and False Albacore.

Longer excursions are perfect for those looking to fish further offshore. On 8-hour trips, you’ll head up to 20–40 miles from the coast to target Mahi Mahi, Skipjack, various types of Pacific Snapper, and more. Capt. Juan’s 12-hour trip will have you targeting big game fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna between 40–60 miles offshore.

Top-quality tackle made by Shimano, Penn, Okuma, and Avet is included, as well as your license and cleaning and filleting services. Just be sure to bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen and get ready for an incredible adventure with Redbone Team Sportfishing!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    up to 8 persons
    Explore some of the most iconic fishing grounds, 40–60 miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico. You'll be fishing from the Corbeteña Rock, El Banco, and El Faro, targeting various Billfish, including Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin, and Sailfish. Other target species include Yellowfin Tuna, Skipjack, False Albacore, and Mahi Mahi. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included, as well as water, soda, ice, and fruit. Just be sure to pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat and the rest will be covered!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 8 persons
    Get ready for a deep-sea adventure off the coast Puerto Vallarta. You'll be targeting big game fish, 20–40 miles off the coast, such as Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and many more. Top fishing grounds include El Morro, El Banquito, near Corbeteña to the north, and other key locations where you'll be sure to get hooked in no time! Tackle and license are provided, as well as fruit, water, soda, and ice. Bring a hat and sunglasses and don't forget the sunblock.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 8 persons
    On this trip, you'll be fishing the Bay of Flags (Bahía de Banderas) and out a little further to the edge of the bay (15–30 miles offshore). Your main target species are Roosterfish, Jack Crevalle, Pacific Sierra Mackerel, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and more. You'll be able to relax and enjoy the amazing view and spend quality time with the family. Fishing tackle, licenses, water, soda, ice, and fruit are provided. Just bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and the rest will be taken care of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    up to 8 persons
    Get ready for a fun day of inshore fishing within the Bay of Flags (Bahía de Banderas). This trip is perfect for families with children as you'll have the opportunity to target lots of small game fish such as Pacific Sierra Mackerel and cool exotic species such as Roosterfish. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included in the price. The captain provides, water, soda, ice, and fruit as well, so just bring some sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera to make the memories last!

About the Captain

Juan Manuel Padilla
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
ID & License verified
Member since July 2019
Captain Juan Padilla has been fishing Bahía de Banderas his whole life. He was taught the ropes by his father and he’s carried his legacy to his son and grandson, who are his first and second mates. They run their family business together off the coast of Puerto Vallarta and are proud of the generational knowledge of their local fishing grounds that have become world-famous over the last few decades. Capt. Juan loves meeting new people and sharing his passion for fishing with other like-minded anglers. He invites people from all over the globe to come experience true paradise off the beautiful Pacific Coast of Mexico!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)

Snapper (Cubera)
Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Custom (Flybridge) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 315HP Cummins Marine engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

36 ft
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed


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When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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