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
    Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $640
    price breakdown
    $640
    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.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Reef Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    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
    Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    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
    Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    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.
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About the Captain

Eric Henkis
San Pedro, Belize
2 Fishing Reports
58 Customer Reviews
Response time 10 hours
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Boat Specs

Custom (Skiff) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 115HP 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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

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Customer Reviews

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Half day Reef fishing with Eric and Jiggy
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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William F.
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Great Day Fishing & Fun

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on March 2, 2020
My Wife and I had a great day fishing with Captain Eric and first Mate Jiggy. We have been out fishing with Uprising in the...
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Belize
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Reef fishing with captain Eric!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Reef Fishing on December 16, 2020
Amazing day on the water. We had a complete blast and caught more fish than we can count. Highly recommended!
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San Pedro Town, BZ
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Half day Reef fishing with Eric and Jiggy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (AM) on March 15, 2020
The entire experience was amazing. The crew was great and did everything they did to help us and make sure our trip was exciting...
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VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on December 27, 2020
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Full day with lunch

VERIFIED   Fishing, Snorkeling & Beach BBQ on March 17, 2020
Great experience for my family.
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