My Marlin Sportfishing

Located in the Marina Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, My Marlin Sportfishing Charters is a well-established company that has over 20 years’ experience in the charter fishing business. The area is well known worldwide for its huge Yellowfin Tuna and Marlin fishing, and if you are hoping to catch a big fish to remember, My Marlin Sportfishing will do everything they can and more to make your trip with them one to remember.

The My Marlin is a 31 ft Bertram, one of the world’s most renowned sportfishing vessels. Recently restored, it features a whole range of navigational and safety electronics, and it is fitted with dual Cummins engines to propel it quickly towards some of the best fishing spots in the ocean. Not only is this boat great for fishing, it is also a comfortable boat for relaxing, and features a full head, kitchen, bed, and multimedia system to keep you entertained throughout your trip.

Top of the range equipment is used aboard the boat, with Tiburon reels and Calstar rods provided, as well as premium sportfishing lures by Black Bart, fluorocarbon hooks, and fresh line. With My Marlin Sportfishing Charters, there is no worry that you will be let down by faulty gear while reeling in a big one.

Puerto Vallarta boasts a year-round fishery, but the charter advises you fish from July through November if you are hoping to hook a big Blue or Black Marlin, while December through May is the best time to battle the smaller, but even more spirited, Striped Marlin. The captain and crew also specialize in catching huge Yellowfin Tuna, which is closest to shore in September and October. During the rest of the year, it is recommended that you take an overnight charter to target this spectacular game fish.

All the gear you will need for a fishing trip to remember is included in the price of the trip, and the crew will also happily clean and fillet your catch after the trip free of charge. Simply bring snacks and drinks and get ready for a trip to remember.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Tuna Charter
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    3 days trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 4500
    up to 5 persons / day
    2.5 day 60 hour fishing charter 80-120+ miles fishing offshore for Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish and more depending on season but normally these overnight trips are focused on Yellowfin Tuna.
  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip - 50+ Miles Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    14 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1450
    up to 5 persons
    14 hours fishing 50-60 miles offshore for Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and more
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - 50 Miles Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1250
    up to 5 persons
    12 hours fishing 50 miles offshore for Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi mahi, and more
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - 36 Miles Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1050
    up to 5 persons
    10 hours fishing 36 miles offshore for Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi mahi, and more
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - El Morro or Marietas
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 5 persons
    8 hours fishing 18-22 miles from the Marina Vallarta. El Morro is a famous sportfishing area within easy reach of Puerto Vallarta, and it is made up of upwellings that attract prime game fish such as Tuna up to 50 lbs, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and more. The Marietas Islands are equally attractive for sportfishermen, and are home to fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bay
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 5 persons
    5 hours fishing inside Banderas Bay for smaller action. Target species include Jack Crevalle, Bonita, Skipjack Tuna, Sierra Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Bay
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 5 persons
    5 hours fishing inside Banderas Bay for smaller fish action. Target species include Jack Crevalle, Bonita, Skipjack Tuna, Sierra Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Bay
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 5 persons
    4 hour fishing charter inside Banderas Bay for great action on smaller fish such as Jack Crevalle, Bonita, Skipjack Tuna, Sierra Mackerel, and more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Snorkeling Los Arcos
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 5 persons
    4 hour Charter snorkeling trip to Los Arcos

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)
Needlefish
Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera)
Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 350HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 60 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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal

About the Charter Operator

My Marlin Fishing charters
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Member since July 2016
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Captain Steve Torres is a very well-respected local captain who is known throughout big game fishing circles in Mexico. He holds the record for Marlin in Puerto Vallarta, where he has lived and fished all his life.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.33
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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67%
Satisfied with the boat
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Joshua Stewart
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
 3.33
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8 hour trip

VERIFIED   February 23, 2018
We booked a trip with my marlin but my marlin had some mechanical issues so we we’re pawned off to another boat “Up grade”...
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Cameron Sembaluk
Chandler, Arizona
 4.67
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Great trip

October 17, 2015
Steve and his mate Scooby were fun and very knowledgeable. We had a hick up with one of the engines not working but Steve tried...
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Larry Haynes
United States
 5.00
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My Marlin - Exceptional Captain and Gear

October 17, 2012
Captain Steve Torres operates one, if not the best, fish catching operation in Puerto Vallarta.  Personally, I’ve...
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