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
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $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
    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)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $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
128 Fishing Reports
289 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
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
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

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.

Cabo San Lucas Fishing Calendar

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Recent Fishing Reports

EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
May 14, 2021
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Mark Daniels party caught and released a 120 LB STRIPED MARLIN. It was caught on the live Bigeye Caballito. The fighting time was 40 minutes. They also caught and released a 45 LB ROOSTERFISH. The fish were caught on the sea Cortez. The water temp. was 72-75 degrees
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
May 13, 2021
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The David Vickery caught and released a 100 LB. PACIFIC SAILFISH and a 120 LB. STRIPED MARLIN. They were caught on the live Bigeye Caballito. The fighting times were 40 and 45 minutes. The fish were caught on the 95 Reef. The water temp. was 72-74 degrees.
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
May 12, 2021
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The John Dossey from Bentonville, AR caught and released a 120 LB. STRIPED MARLIN. It was caught on the live Bigeye Caballito. The fighting time was 35 minutes. The fish was caught on the 11-50 Reef. The water temp. was 72-74 degrees.

Customer Reviews

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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Cabo San Lucas, BCS
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 2, 2021
Let me first start off by saying I deep sea fish all over the world and have rather high expectations around the experience...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on May 4, 2021
Our day was good but we didn’t catch anything. 😞 We saw four marlin but couldn’t get any on. The captain and mate were...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Charter (PM) on December 30, 2020
Pros: The captain and mate worked hard to catch fish even in pretty rough water.  Cons: I’ve been on a lot of fishing charters...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Charter (PM) on November 5, 2020
We went on 11/5 for the half day afternoon trip. It was me, my husband, and our two sons ages 12 and 11. We caught 6 dorado...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on April 21, 2021
Crew was awsome! Caught our first marlin and had a great time on the El budster pride! Clean boat, good gear and these guys...
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FAQs about El Budster Pride

El Budster Pride offers the following trips to customers:
  • $420 per group - Half Day Charter (PM) (5 hours)
  • $420 per group - Half Day Charter (AM) (5 hours)
  • $520 per group - Full Day Trip (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