ReelEsea

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Morgan's Harbour Dock, West Ba…
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

ReelEsea is a 31ft Bertram, originally built in 1981 and last restored in 2012. The vessel sports a spacious flybridge and is outfitted with a range of navigational and fish-finding equipment including GPS, VHF radio, sonar as well as fish finder. Among other facilities, the boat features an upper-shaded deck with seats for guests, as well as an enclosed toilet with a fresh-water shower for rinsing off. Reel Esea runs on twin 350HP Yanmar engines with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots, and can accommodate up to 6 passengers per trip.

Capt. Dwight is a proud Caymanian with over 30 years of experience on the prolific Cayman waters. We specializes in a variety of fishing techniques including deep sea and reef fishing, and commonly targets some of the most sought-after local game fish, including the elusive Bonefish, Tarpon, Wahoo, Sharks and many other species. For snorkeling enthusiasts, ReelEsea is happy to customize your excursion to include both fishing as well as snorkeling, with the proper gear for both readily available on board.

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced angler, Captain Dwight and his crew are committed to making sure you feel right at home aboard ReelEsea. Proper fishing equipment for all members of your party is provided, along with both live and artificial bait. Bottled water is provided on all trips, while snacks and lunch can be made available upon request.


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About this listing

Boat Specs
Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Reef, Bone and Tarpon
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Handline
Occassionally
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Bonefish

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Jack Crevalle

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Snook
 
Tarpon

 
Tuna (Albacore)
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
 
Yellowtail Amberjack
Amenities
GPS
Fishfinder
Radio
Air Conditioning
Toilet
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
upon request
Drinks
bottled water
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
upon request
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
Clients keep a share of the fish caught
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash.

About the Captain

Dwight Ebanks
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Member since March 2014
Born and raised in the Cayman Islands and being fishing from early age has developed a passion for fishing and anything that has to with the ocean. This is what I do and I Love every bit of it.
Response time: 12 hours
Response rate: 92%

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Customer Reviews

4.75 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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Captain Dwight was very professional, very friendly and we would definitely book this again with or without our children.
I made some delicious Conch for us.
He also cleaned the fish we caught.
Awesome experience !!!

Brooke Klausen  • Fished March 1, 2017
Dwight Ebanks (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 11, 2017

It’s always a reel pleasure to have you and the family on board. Great job anglers! We can do it again any time.
Til next time, keep reeling.
Capt Dwight

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We had an incredible half day fishing trip.  Captain Dwight was awesome and keeps his boat spotless the entire time.  This was my first ever fishing charter (my girlfriend) and it was a great experience.  We caught about 10 fish, nothing huge but decent size and we later ate them and thoroughly enjoyed them.  We spent some time in the shallow reef area where 2 of us went swimming off the boat.  The captain’s helper dove for some conchs while at the reef and they offered them to us (I took one).  At the dock later, they took a lot of time to clean the conchs for us and filleted the fish.  If you don’t want any bones, be sure to ask them to remove them. I assumed the bones were removed and didn’t ask, so that’s my fault for assuming. 
I asked to ride up in the bridge and Capt Dwight was very personable as I asked lots of questions about the island.  We had a terrific time and would definitely book again.  As a side note, there was some confusion with the booking on the website, I guess some glitch on their end, but he more than made up for the issue on our trip by extending our time.  Glitches happen and it all ended well.

David Robbins  • Fished February 8, 2017
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Gregory Pharo  • Fished January 3, 2017
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