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)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    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!
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    This fishing trip includes : 2 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $500
    This fishing trip includes : 2 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 54 minutes 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
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $525
    This fishing trip includes : 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $525
    This fishing trip includes : 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $560
    This fishing trip includes : 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $560
    This fishing trip includes : 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $680
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 2 Fishing Licences,10 Live Bait, 2 Box Lunches, 6 Beer, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $730
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 3 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 3 Box Lunches, 12 Beer, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
  • Private trip
    ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $780
    This fishing trip includes : Boat, Tax, 4 Fishing Licences, 10 Live Baits, 4 Box Lunches, 18 Beers, 6 Sodas, 6 Waters
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About the Charter Operator

Salvador's Sportfishing Charters
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
437 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
528 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 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

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 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
November 19, 2022
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Stavros Triant´s family, from FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, caught and released THREE STRIPED MARLIN 120 LB., 120 LB. and 130 LB. They were caught on the live Pacific Mackerel. The fighting times were 20 minutes, 25 minutes and 25 minutes. They also caught SIX DORADOS 18-20 LB. The fish were caught 16 to 20 miles from Cabo. The water temp. was 80-81 degrees.
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EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
November 15, 2022
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Stephen Moyer´s party, caught and released a 130 LB. STRIPED MARLIN. They also caught TEN 14-15 LB. YELLOWFIN TUNAS. The fish were caught 16 to 18 miles from Cabo. The water temp. was 79-81 degrees.
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EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
EL BUDSTER PRIDE FISHING REPORT
November 13, 2022
Fishing on the EL BUDSTER PRIDE. The Nobu Saga´s party, caught SIX 20-30 LB. DORADOS. The fish were caught 14 to 16 miles from Cabo. The water temp. was 76-78 degrees.
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 328 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Half day trip captain Luis
Half day trip captain Luis
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Angler Rating
277
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Levi G.
Dallas, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half-day all inclusive with Luis and Ismael

VERIFIED   ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX on July 27, 2022
Four of us went out on a half-day all inclusive with the El Budster Pride crew and within the first hour we doubled up on two...
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Greg S.
Scottsdale, AZ
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5.0 / 5
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 23, 2022
Captain and deck hand Luis were BOTH incredible. Luis May habeen the best deck hand EVER! Changing lures and bait constantly,...
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Robert S.
Apple Valley, UT
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Great day on the water

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 6, 2022
Lots of variety of catching species and a day of fully engaged fishing. This was our 2nd trip with the El Budster crew and...
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Michelle A.
Oakdale, NY
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Great day of fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 8, 2022
It was a great day of fishing on El Budster. Very friendly and knowledgeable captain and mate put us on plenty of fish. We...
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Randy Z.
Greenville, WI
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with the guys

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Charter (AM) on November 10, 2022
Had an amazing day fishing!  We veered off from where the other boats were headed so wasn’t sure how we’d do. But they...
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FAQs about El Budster Pride

El Budster Pride offers the following trips to customers:
  • $420 per group - Half Day Charter (AM) (5 hours)
  • $420 per group - Half Day Charter (PM) (5 hours)
  • $500 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (5 hours)
  • $500 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (5 hours)
  • $520 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $525 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (5 hours)
  • $525 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (5 hours)
  • $560 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX (5 hours)
  • $560 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 PAX (5 hours)
  • $680 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 2 PAX (8 hours)
  • $730 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 3 PAX (8 hours)
  • $780 per group - ALL INCLUSIVE FISHING TRIP 4 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