Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Big Marlin Punta Cana Charters offers you to take a ride to the beautiful Bavaro in Punta Cana. The Atlantic Ocean is a cradle for the best trophy fish, and a day out aboard “Fortuna” will be an exciting and eventful adventure.

The “Fortuna” is their spacious 42-foot boat, powered by twin 485HP Detroit Diesel engines. This stylish vessel is very comfortable, and is rigged with all the top-of-the-line navigational electronics, including a GPS and a fish finder. “Fortuna” is air-conditioned and has a multimedia system, as well as an ice-box and a fighting chair. What is more, there is a toilet on board, which is more than just a necessity when spending a day on the water! The boat can cater up to eight guests.

The Captain and the crew have thousands of hours of experience sailing the local waters. On the trip of your choosing, you will be able to use trolling and heavy tackle fishing techniques. Your targeted species will include Mahi Mahi, Great Barracuda, Blue and White Marlins, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and even Sailfish.

Your trip will include fishing licenses, Shimano and Penn International rods and reels, as well as Rapala lures and fresh live bait. Apart from that, the crew will not leave you starving: you will be offered refreshing drinks, snacks, and lunch. The fish you catch will be cleaned and filleted to take home with you at the end of the trip.

Take a ride with Big Marlin Punta Cana Charters aboard their beautiful Fortuna, and you will have a memorable experience you will not soon forget!

Big Marlin Punta Cana Charters offers you to take a ride to the beautiful Bavaro in Punta Cana. The Atlantic Ocean is a cradle for the best trophy fish, and a day out aboard “Fortuna” will be an exciting and eventful adventure.

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    10 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1350 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Ocean Super Sport (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1996. Powered by 2 485HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
8 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Barracuda (Great)
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Marlin (White)

 
Sailfish
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Punta Cana to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Bank Transfer.

About the Charter Operator

BocaChicaCharter
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Member since March 2015
It was always a dream to come true, I loved fishing all my life and lots of my friends are professional fishermen, its great to meet other professionals and beginners are go Big-Game fishing for always new and fresh experiences!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Punta Cana Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.41 out of 5 stars from 17 reviews

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We started our day by getting picked up at our resort. It’s the last resort on the strip. We were picked up by the 1st mate Vladimir. He was on time actually arrived early and was waiting there before we even got to the lobby. He was very polite punctual and accommodating. We felt very comfortable with Vladamir on the ride to the marina. When we arrived, we walked down to the beach and took a short skiff ride to where the boat was moored. The boat was a little older but well maintained and it was very comfortable. Captain Richard and Vlad made us feel right at home. We headed out to the fishing grounds (it was about an hour trip). Vlad had informed us that we would be fishing 15 to 20 miles out in about a 100-150’ of water. On the way we hooked into 3 fish. We got one to the boat and it ended up being a mahi mahi. The fishing slowed for about an hour to an hour and a 1/2. On our way back we hooked into a large mahi on the Captain’s pole he passed it down and unfortunately it was my wife’s turn in the seat. She got settled into the chair to fight the fish and the next thing you know we had a double on. After about 45 min to an hour we had a dozen fish in the boat. The captain and the 1st mate were very knowledgeable and able to stay focused and find the fish. The 1st mate Vlad recommended that we have a fish prepared for us at one of the local restaurants on the beach. I have to tell you that this is one of the best decisions that we made. We were asked how we wanted the fish prepared (whether we want it fried or grilled) we decided to have it done both ways. The fried fish was very good but the grilled fish was fantastic. This was the best food that we had on our vacation. I recommend this crew very much, they’re very knowledgeable and know what they’re doing. I was very happy and will remember this trip forever as will my wife. Thank you very much Vlad and Richard for a fantastic day.

Fished October 25, 2017
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The first mate Alex was awesome. Nice boat. Fishing could have been better. But thats it called fishing not catching

Fished June 28, 2017
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Amazing time, only caught two barracuda but still had a blast! Alex was very knowledgeable and personable. My friends and I had an amazing time, would definitely recommend these guys, will go back if I see myself back in Punta Cana!

Fished June 9, 2017
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