Uprising Tours is open for business and ready to show you a great time while adhering to all the safety protocols.

Operating out of the breathtaking San Pedro, Belize, Uprising Tours Fishing specializes in fishing and snorkeling charters. Captain Eric Henkis’ main goal is to provide his customers with a unique adventure perfectly tailored to their needs.

His boat is a 25’ custom-built skiff that can cater to up to 6 anglers of all experience levels. Powered by a 115 HP Yamaha engine, it comes with a fighting chair, a live bait tank, an ice-box, and top-notch navigational and safety gear.

The captain will show you the hottest reef, inshore and offshore spots and the most efficient trolling, spinning, and bottom fishing methods. Depending on the bite, your hit list will include Cobia, Barracuda, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Grouper, and an incredible variety of Snapper. The minimum age for these trips is 4.

Spearfishing is also an option on full day trips if you let the captain know in advance. The minimum age for spearfishing is 9 and you’ll mostly be focusing on Lobsters.

Snorkeling is available on half-day trips for an hour and the captain will provide all the gear upon request. All the other equipment, including top professional tackle, live bait, and lures are also provided. Refreshments, catch cleaning, and licenses are covered by the charter as well. Snacks and lunch are included on full-day trips – you’ll get to enjoy the famous catch of the day beach cookout (preferably Snapper).

Uprising Tours Fishing will make sure to fulfill your fishing dreams and meet any other of your specific needs so book your unique experience today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    This 4-hour trip will consist of half a day fishing the reef. Depending on the bote, your primary targets will be a variety of Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Grouper, and much more. The price includes water, sodas, fishing tackle, and ice.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    If you'd like to sleep in and go fishing well rested, this 4-hour trip is what the doctor ordered. You'll go reef fishing for the likes of Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Grouper, a variety of Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, and much more. The charter will cover all the tackle, water, ice, and sodas.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Reef Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $875
    The trip starts at 9:00 AM. You'll head to the best fishing spots for a full day of fishing fun. Whatever you catch, the crew will fillet your catch or you'll get to keep it whole. You can also sure take it to a local restaurant for them to cook it for you. Depending on the bite, a variety of Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Grouper, and many others will be on the menu.
  • Private trip
    Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $925
    For full day reef fishing, snorkeling, and beach BBQ, the day starts at 9:00 AM. You'll start by fishing for your lunch, targeting Cobia, Barracuda, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Grouper, and a variety of Snapper. Once you have caught your lunch, you will go to a snorkeling spot, where you can also go lobster or conch hunting, whatever is in season. While snorkeling you'll get a chance to see the abundance of marine life. This trip includes sodas, water, rum punch, lunch, ice, and fishing tackle.
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FAQs about Uprising Tours Fishing

Uprising Tours Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $60 per person after 5 guests - Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $60 per person after 5 guests - Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $875 per group, additional $75 per person after 5 guests - Full Day Trip – Reef Fishing (6 hours)
  • $925 per group, additional $150 per person after 5 guests - Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Uprising Tours Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment Available upon request on half-days
  • Live Bait Well
  • Spearfishing Equipment Available upon request
  • Ice Box
  • Radio

Trips booked with Uprising Tours Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Included on full-days, depending on booking)
  • Drinks (Water, sodas, rum-punch)
  • First Mate (Tips are appreciated)
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (Beach cook out, only on full-days)

Uprising Tours Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Uprising Tours Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Spearfishing (Available upon request, on full days only)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Uprising Tours Fishing include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)

Meet the Captain

Eric Henkis
San Pedro, Belize
2 Fishing Reports
126 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2015
Captain Eric Henkis is the owner and the operator of Uprising Tours Fishing. Born and raised in Belize, he knows these bountiful waters like the palm of his hand. He has over 16 years of experience as a captain and he loved being on the water since he was a kid. His grandfather was a fisherman and Captain Eric couldn't wait to follow in his footsteps. He and his team will do their best to make sure you have a memorable day on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper

Boat specs

Custom (Skiff) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Spearfishing
Available upon request, on full days only
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Available upon request on half-days
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Available upon request

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Included on full-days, depending on booking
Drinks
Water, sodas, rum-punch
First Mate
Tips are appreciated
Fishing License
Lunch
Beach cook out, only on full-days

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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
At least 4 years old, life jackets supplied
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 101 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Tim A.
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Family Voted Best Day of Belize Trip Winner - Fishing/Snorkling/BBQ w Capt.Eric & Chris

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on December 30, 2022
Awesome day. Will return for sure. Capt.Eric and first mate Chris lead an amazing day. Great hosts, great attention to detail,...
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Javier G.
San Pedro Town, Belize
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day with Captain Eric

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on December 5, 2022
HOLY CRAP!!! This was an experience! The best part was the barracuda. Catching that monster was awesome. When the Captains...
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Kyle P.
Boise, ID
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Full day with Eric and Chris

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on February 28, 2023
Another successful trip with Eric and Chris! And big reason we will keep coming back to them when we are down here, everything...
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Christina S.
Central City, Pennsylvania
Excellent
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Half Day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (AM) on July 15, 2023
We had a great time and caught lots of fish.  Perfect trip!
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Ricky H.
Greenville, NC
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Catch lunch, snorkel, BBQ

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on January 18, 2023
Good time, experienced captain and mate.
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