Bandida Charters - Bertram 28’

If you are game for some serious fishing fun, give Bandida Charters a try. The crew will put their wealth of local knowledge and impressive talent to work for you, whatever your fishing ambitions might be.

They own an impressive fleet of sportfishing boats in Cozumel. You will be fishing aboard a 28’ Bertram offshore boat, which as built in 1988 and refurbished in 2017. This spacious vessel can accommodate up to 4 anglers and cruise at a top speed of 18 knots.

The boat comes powered by twin 170 HP Yanmar engines and is fully equipped for a day out on the water. It features modern fishfinding and navigational electronics to save your time while searching for the big one. As well as that, there is a fighting chair for those who are up to a challenge, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, and a restroom, which is a much-needed thing when you spend your day offshore.

Target Sailfish, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Wahoo, Barracuda, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and many other species that are in season and biting. Drift the reefs for Yellowtail and Mutton Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack. Deep sea fishing or bottom fishing – the choice is yours.

Grab your favorite fly fishing gear and hop onboard. Or use one of the crew’s conventional rods, along with reels, lures, and tackle. Every trip includes snorkeling equipment.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour - Deep Sea/Bottom/Snorkel
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $625
    up to 4 persons
    On this full-day trip, you will be combining bottom fishing for Snapper, Grouper, and Yellowtail with deep sea fishing for Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, and many other.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day - Deep Sea/Snorkel
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    Enjoy six hours on the water, deep sea fishing for Wahoo, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Marlin and then take a dip in the Caribbean Sea.
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day - Deep Sea/Snorkel (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    This morning trip will see you combining snorkeling and deep sea fishing for Sailfish, Tuna, Marlin, and more.
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day - Deep Sea/Snorkel (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    This afternoon trip will take you deep sea fishing for Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and many more and then snorkeling.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red)

Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish

Snapper (Mutton)
Snook
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 170HP Yanmar LHA-DTE engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

About the Captain

Luis F. Erosa Novelo
San Miguel De Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Member since January 2014
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Captain Luis F. Erosa Novelo is a third-generation fisherman. He says, "My family and I have devoted ourselves to the sport fishing business for over thirty-five years. The best years of my life I have been fishing around this island and the shores of the Yucatan Peninsula (mainland) with my family. I look forward to sharing lots of fun stories with you."
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 94%

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.13
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100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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James B.
Roseville, MI
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   April 29, 2018
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Richard S.
Dripping Springs, TX
 4.00
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VERIFIED   August 17, 2018
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Daniel B.
Grass Valley, California
 4.00
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6 hour trip with captain Jose

VERIFIED   June 18, 2017
The captain appeared to be sick as hell and apparently Sunday’s was his day off but because fishingbooker booked it,...
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Wendy W.
Boston, Massachusetts
 3.33
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Morning trip for two

VERIFIED   February 19, 2018
The captain was nice to pick us up at our hotel and the crew member was friendly. It was only my son, 14 and me. The captain...
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David M.
Cancún, Quintana Roo
 5.00
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6 hr trip

VERIFIED   September 5, 2017
Had a great time and caught a lot of fish. Really wanted a Dorado but knew that it was s long shot because it’s not the...
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