Stunning Cabo San Lucas is a deep sea fishing paradise! What better way to experience it than aboard the newest addition to the Salvador’s Sportfishing family – the El Budster Pride. This well-equipped vessel and its hand-selected crew offer a professional service, and a fun-filled fishing experience.

The 29’ Californian cruiser boat will get you out on the water to target game fish. On deck, you will find two fighting chairs, two outriggers, and plenty of space to move around and get comfortable. Inside you’ll find a fully functioning bathroom and an enclosed cabin. There’s room for up to 4 people on board.

The experienced crew will provide you with quality Shimano, Tiagra, and Penn rods and reels, and will be on hand to assist you with anything you need. There’s a variety of fishing techniques you can use here, and the crew will try their best to maximize your time on the water.

The waters of Cabo San Lucas are brimming with life, and you’ll come across a variety of prized fish species. The 8-hour fishing trip will have you targeting a range of game fish, including Marlin and other Billfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, and much more.

Kids are welcome on board, so feel free to bring your kid and teach them all about fishing. Make some family memories that will last a lifetime! Make sure to bring some food and drinks to stay refreshed throughout the day, and some sunscreen for your protection.

El Budster Pride can take you out for a great time, so why not join this experienced and friendly crew for the ultimate game fishing adventure?



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $500
    Go on this half day trip for a fun day of deep sea fishing. The crew will teach you the best techniques for using live bait or lures when targeting local species such as Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, and Wahoo. The equipment will be provided, just bring some food and drinks to stay refreshed. Live bait and fishing licenses are at an additional cost. Come enjoy the beautiful waters of Cabo San Lucas!
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $500
    Go on this half day trip for a fun day of deep sea fishing. The crew will teach you the best techniques for using live bait or lures when targeting local species such as Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, and Wahoo. The equipment will be provided, just bring some food and drinks to stay refreshed. Live bait and fishing licenses are at an additional cost. Come enjoy the beautiful waters of Cabo San Lucas!
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    Just booked! Last booked: 9 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $600
    This fishing trip includes : 2 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $600
    This fishing trip includes : 2 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $620
    This full day trip will take you on a deep sea fishing adventure. You will be taught the best techniques for using live baits or lures to attract species such as Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado and more. Live bait and fishing licenses are at an additional cost.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $625
    This fishing trip includes : 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $625
    This fishing trip includes : 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $660
    This fishing trip includes : 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $660
    This fishing trip includes : 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $710
    This fishing trip includes five fishing licences, Ten Live Baits, 8 waters
    Targeted fish
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $710
    This fishing trip includes : 5 Fishing Licence, 10 Live Baits, 8 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $780
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 2 Fishing Licences,10 Live Bait, 2 Box Lunches, 6 Beer, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $820
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 3 Box Lunches, 12 Beer, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $870
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 4 Box Lunches, 18 Beers, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $920
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 5 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 5 Box Lunches, Case Of Beer ( 24 ) 6 Sodas, 8 Waters
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Yellowtail Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 515 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Angler rating
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Caught fish
84%
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Eric K.
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fun & Hardworking Team

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on June 10, 2024
Captain Luis and mate Ismail were great.  They made me and my boys feel welcome and comfortable.  They were very communicative...
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Douglas R.
Excellent
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Experience:
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Boat
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Crew
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Exactly what we wanted

VERIFIED   ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX on March 15, 2024
We’ve been on fishing trips where we spent hours trolling and came home with a couple of average fish, or even one big monster...
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Josh P.
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Inexperienced Fishers got to experience Cabo like a Pro

VERIFIED   ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX on January 19, 2024
This review is for folks that don’t have a ton of experience fishing and are wondering if it’s too intense. It is, but...
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Joe K.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fun Day on El Budster Pride

VERIFIED   ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX on March 30, 2024
Had a great day on the water with Captain Luis and Deckhand Ishmael. Fishing had been a little slow so I had low expectations...
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ANDREW C.
Excellent
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Experience:
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Boat
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Bucket List day!

VERIFIED   NEW  ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX on June 12, 2024
Great trip.  Took some effort but they found the marlin.  Trolled about 3 hours before hooking and landing a 111 inch ~...
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FAQs about El Budster Pride

El Budster Pride offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group - Half Day Charter (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $500 per group - Half Day Charter (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $620 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • US $625 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $625 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $660 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $660 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $710 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $710 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX (5 hours)
  • US $780 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (8 hours)
  • US $820 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (8 hours)
  • US $870 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX (8 hours)
  • US $920 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 5 PAX (8 hours)

When you book a trip with El Budster Pride, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with El Budster Pride include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • First Mate

El Budster Pride offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

El Budster Pride offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with El Budster Pride include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Charter Operator

Salvador's Sportfishing Charters
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
661 Fishing Reports
797 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2015
With over 25 years of experience, Captain Salvador is still as enthusiastic as ever about fishing because, as he says, it is simply fantastic. He looks forward to heading out on the water every day, and along with his experienced and friendly crew, can't wait to introduce you to the fantastic fishing in this beautiful location.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat specs

Californian (Cruiser) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2022. Powered by a 315HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Recent fishing reports

EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
June 5, 2024
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. Sharon and Jason Cheatum, caught and released THREE 120LB, 120LB. and 140LB. STRIPED MARLIN. The fish was caught 14 to 16 miles from the coast of Cabo San Lucas. The water temperature was 73-74 degrees.
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EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
June 3, 2024
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Randy Perry´s party, caught and released ONE 120LB. STRIPED MARLIN and they also caugh ONE 25LB. DORADO. The fish was caught 14 to 16 miles from the coast of Cabo San Lucas. The water temperature was 73-74 degrees.
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EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
June 2, 2024
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Chris Kolesar´s party, caught and released ONE 140LB. STRIPED MARLIN. The fish was caught 14 to 16 miles from the coast of Cabo San Lucas. The water temperature was 73-74 degrees.
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