Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker

Make the most of your time in caye caulker and go fishing with Captain Tayo The Epic. Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Neftali can tell you all about them.

Depending on the time of year, you might hook into Snook, Jack Crevalle, Bonefish, Tarpon, , Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Lane Snapper, Great Barracuda, and whatever else takes the bait. On the day of your trip, you’re likely to troll and bottom fish using light tackle. Capt. Neftali also offers fly fishing.

Planning a family adventure? Kids are absolutely welcome! Be sure to ask if child-sized life vests are available, otherwise you should bring your own.

Your excursion begins aboard a 21’ Pesqueros flats boat with space for 2 passengers. It has everything you need for a productive day on the water. Your captain will provide rods and reels, along with lures. Live bait is included, but be sure to ask about it so you know if you’ll be catching it yourself.

There will be a First Mate on board to help your trip run smoothly. A 10–20% tip is customary to show your appreciation for their hard work.

Before coming aboard, you will be required to buy a local fishing license for everyone in your group. This information is usually available online, or you can ask the captain. Some species might be protected or require a tag to keep them, so make sure you know what to expect.

A few items to bring include sunblock (non-spray), and sunglasses please don’t forget the most important tool your camera. Drinks are included, free of charge. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, just be sure to avoid hard liquor as well as glass bottles (alcoholic beverages not included)There will be food and some light snacks for you on board.

How often would you rather be fishing? Go on and turn that daydream into a reality, with Captain Tayo The Epic.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 2 persons
    US $485
    The meso American reef is home to a diversity of Snappers, barracudas etc They are attracted by our colony of live corals made by the acidic limestone. Bottom fishing is the ultimate trip for those who like to have fun fishing with spin tackle, plugs, and bait. Water, sodas, lunch, ice, guide/captain. Fishing gear is included if you don't have one.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Bonefish
    Bonefish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Fly Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 2 persons
    US $485
    It's just a bit of experience on near the island, flyfishing for Bonefish, snook, tarpon and jacks is the best. Water, sodas, ice are provided lunch included.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Bonefish
    Bonefish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Permit
    Permit
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 2 persons
    US $485
    If you just want to have fun! We troll! No worries if you can't fish we will ensure a fish on your hook! From small medium and large barracudas can be caught as well as other species! It's time to try your luck! Sodas, water, ice, lunch, and captain/guide. Fishing gear is provided if you don't own it!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Black)
    Black Grouper
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
    Grunt
    Grunt
    Sierra Mackerel
    Sierra Mackerel
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day Bottom Fishing
Full day Bottom Fishing
This guy knows where the fish are
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Full day Bottom Fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing on April 25, 2024
Captain Tayo and his mate were awesome. They were very friendly and made my experience great. We caught too many snappers and...
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Campbell G.
Excellent
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This guy knows where the fish are

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Fly Fishing on March 24, 2024
Captain Tayo put us on more bonefish than I could have imagined. He definitely knows where the fish are but if possible I recommend...
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Anton V.
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Fantastic

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing on March 15, 2024
Great fishing. Captain and Mate were knowledgeable and very friendly. Caught a lot of fish: barracuda, snappers, and other...
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FAQs about Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker

Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $485 per group - Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing (7 hours)
  • US $485 per group - Full Day Trip – Fly Fishing (7 hours)
  • US $485 per group - Full Day Trip – Trolling (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Capt Tayo The Epic – Caye Caulker include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonefish
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Neftali Verde
Caye Caulker, Belize
1 Fishing Report
12 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2023
I was born and raised in a coastal village in Belize. The miles of flats, mangroves, lagoons, and channels inspired me to become a professional and share my 20 years of experience and skills with my anglers to make their dreams come true

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonefish Bonefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Snapper (Lane) Lane Snapper

Boat specs

Pesqueros (Flats boat) originally built in 2021, and restored in 2024. Powered by a 40HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 33 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 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
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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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