El Budster Pride

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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?



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $520
    price breakdown
    $520
    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.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $420
    price breakdown
    $420
    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!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (PM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 9 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $420
    price breakdown
    $420
    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!
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About the Charter Operator

Salvador's Sportfishing Charters
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Angler's Choice
44 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
230 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) Marlin (Blue)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Californian (Cruiser) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2015. 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 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
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.70
out of 5 stars from 146 reviews
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Angler Rating
120
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
76%
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Jeff O.
Holmen, WI
 5.00
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Great crew and great day on the water!

VERIFIED   January 3, 2020
1st time to Cabo and never caught a marlin.  Luis and Ismeal were an awesome crew.  They are very friendly and definitely...
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Ruben R.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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Full day trip with Captain Reese and first mate Ishmael

VERIFIED   February 2, 2020
Once again Captain Reese and first mate Ishmael came through with flying colors we had 5 hits and we’re able to reel...
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Landon E.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Couple catch 3 Marlin

VERIFIED   March 17, 2020
My boyfriend and I had the best experience ! We took an 8 hour trip and the first marlin we got within the first 2 hours and...
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Jeff F.
Mexico
 5.00
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Fishing with Salvador

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Bryce S.
Cabo San Lucas, BCS
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Awesome full day trip!

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
As you can see from the photos we had a great fishing trip on El Budster.  My 15yr old son landed an 8ft trophy Marlin. ...
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Fishing Reports

EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT

September 13, 2020

Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. Donnell Jenkins from Wallington, NJ caught and released a 120 LB STRIPED MARLIN. It was caught on the live Bigeye Caballito. The fighting time was 35 minutes. He also caught a 80 LB.… Read Full Report →


EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT

September 12, 2020

Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Scott Laing party when looking fish for dinner tonight and they caught four DORADO. ( Mahi Mahi ) The fish were caught 14 miles from Cabo. The water temp. was 82-84 degrees. Read Full Report →