Mike’s Fishing Charters – Karina II

Mike’s Fishing Charters – Karina II is a fishing charter operated by bilingual Captain Luis, who loves nothing more than seeing his customers smile as they catch the most exotic fish and make their dreams come true. He’s an able seaman, a fun person to be around, and a great teacher. He’ll tell you anything you need to know about the techniques needed to catch the big game fish like Sailfish and Marlins, and promises a helping hand to land ‘em.

You’ll fish aboard the convertible 42’ Custom Built offshore sportfishing boat, which was originally built in 1989 and restored in 2014. This beautiful vessel is powered by twin 315 HP Cummins engines with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots. Up to 12 guests are welcome aboard to make yourselves at home int the cushioned seating area, and to take advantage of the flybridge. The boat comes equipped with a GPS and a VHF radio for communication with the Coast Guard, as well as all necessary safety equipment.

Head to the rich fishing grounds out from the Puerto Vallarta area. If you fancy discovering the shallow inshore waters, then head to the Bahía de Banderas for Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Wahoo and Cubera Snapper. On offshore trips, you’ll head beyond the Past Marietas Islands, to La Corbeteña and El Banco where the waters get seriously deep. Get ready for a serious workout, as you target Blue, Black and Striped Marlin; Sailfish; Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna; Bonito; and the beautiful Mahi Mahi.

Capt. Luis and his crew will provide you with all the necessary equipment such as rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures, as well as a fishing license. And upon return to shore, they’ll clean and fillet your catch. You’re welcome to keep your catch, and feel free to share any excess fish with the crew.

All you need to do to make the most of your fishing adventure, is bring some drinks and snacks aboard and settle in for a thrilling day aboard Mike’s Fishing Charters – Karina II.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,240
    price breakdown
    $2,240
    Make the most of the incredible waters of the Pacific Ocean out of Puerto Vallarta. Get your fish on in style as you explore a range of fishing grounds from the Bahia de Banderas to the deep waters of El Cortobeño. Try bottom fishing and trolling to entice the bite of monstrous creatures, like Marlins, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Tunas. Each of these beauties promises to put up a fight like never before to come aboard, so get ready for an intense battle to land the catch of a lifetime and plenty of meat.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,920
    price breakdown
    $1,920
    If you're looking for the fishing trip of a lifetime, then 12 hours on the water will have you covered, as you go in search of that trophy catch, and plenty of delicious meat. Test out a range of different techniques as you bottom fish and troll to entice the bite of plenty of fish. From Amberjacks and Roosterfish nearshore, to Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi offshore, there's no end to what you can catch. Bring some food and drink along and make the most of it.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    price breakdown
    $1,600
    Every angler worth their salt know that spending more time on the water is the best way to ensure the best results. Spend 10 hours on the water and discover a range of fishing grounds, to target an even wider range of exciting fish. Hit the bay and warm up with some nearshore beauties, before heading further out to battle it out with Sailfish, Marlins, Tunas, and Mahi Mahi, as you go after the catch of a lifetime.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,280
    price breakdown
    $1,280
    Get out on the water and spend a full day getting to know the prized fish on offer out of Puerto Vallarta. Get your fish on in the bay and beyond, as you spend 8 hours going after a range of exciting and delicious creatures. Target exotic Roosterfish, monster Billfish, and even delicious Mahi Mahi, as you get everything you could have ever wished for out of your Costa Rica fishing adventure.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $960
    price breakdown
    $960
    Spending that extra bit of time on the water will give you the chance to explore a range of fishing grounds out of Puerto Vallarta. Discover the shallow waters of the Bahia de Bandera, or head further out to the nearshore seas, and go after exciting and delicious fish, such as Jac Crevalle, Skipjack Tuna, Bonito and Spanish Mackerel, on what promises to be a fun-filled day out.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $640
    price breakdown
    $640
    Discover the rich inshore waters of the Bahia de Banderas on this half-day fishing adventure. These shallow waters are set against the backdrop of the stunning coastline, giving you even more value for money. You'll be fishing pretty much as soon as you leave the dock, so get ready to target Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, and many more.

About the Charter Operator

Mike's Fishing Charters & Tours
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Angler's Choice
51 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2015
We are passionate about the sea, fishing, traveling, and diving. We love nature, dealing with her beings, and enjoying her beauties. Fishing is the most relaxing and exhilarating activity one can do. Mahi Mahi (the "Dolphin fish") is our favorite fish, so come aboard and get your fill of this delicious beauty!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom-built (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 315HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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2.78
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Good experience
50%
Friendly captain
50%
Recommend this charter
33%
Appropriate for children
67%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Brent T.
Sellersville, Pennsylvania
 5.00
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VERIFIED   May 17, 2019
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John K.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
 2.33
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Won't book them again

VERIFIED   December 19, 2017
The boat and equipment were great. The crew could care less if we had a good time or not. I fully understand that catching...
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Brandonn K.
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6 hours of misery for one low price of 800 USD

VERIFIED   April 8, 2018
We spent over 800 USD, On this fucking boat trip that we’ve been looking forward to for months. Looking to do some trolling...
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