The Legacy

If you want to make your next visit to Guatemala a unique vacation look no further than a trip aboard the “Legacy.” Captain Jody Elswick will show you red-hot fishing action combined with

The Legacy is a 41’ Ricky Scarborough vessel is fully equipped for your comfort and features two A/Cs, a kitchen, a large salon with plenty of seating, a marine head, and an enormous cockpit that is covered with plenty of shade. Legacy also features outriggers and tuna tubes for a superior big game fishing experience.

Buenavista Sportfishing is the longest continually-run sportfishing lodge in Guatemala. Providing the highest quality sportfishing in the country with stunning boats and lodge, they have the experience to make sure your vacation with them is phenomenal.

You will spend your trip fishing anywhere from 10 to 40 miles offshore in some of the world’s best game fishing grounds. Here you can catch Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and more – you will be supplied with everything you need to make it happen. The captain and crew aim to let you enjoy a hands-on experience, while always being available to help in any way possible. Families particularly enjoy the laid-back atmosphere on board!

Book a trip with Capt. Jody and experience exciting fishing as well as relax in a comfortable and friendly tropical lodge.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 1
    $5,000
    price breakdown
    $5,000
    This package lasts for 4 nights or 3 days of fishing. You'll go after Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and various Tuna species. The package includes lodging, hot meals, natural drinks, airport transfer, and daily laundry cleaning.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bluewater
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,650
    price breakdown
    $1,650
    You'll go after Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and various Tuna species. The package includes hot meals and drinks. All fishing Tackle, captain and mates.

About the Captain

Jody Elswick
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since July 2016
Captain Jody Elswick grew up surfing and fishing Virginia Beach and North Carolina before he fell in love with Central America. He married his Guatemalan sweetheart Susie here at the lodge in 2006. Now, together they provide US quality with Guatemalan hospitality. He loves going after the biggest prizes and always keeps Marlin bait ready.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)

Boat Specs

Ricky Scarborough (Classic) originally built in 1968, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 450HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
41 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Puerto Quetzal to departure site is available and 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
Visa
Mastercard

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

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photo by reviewers
4.33
out of 5 stars from 1 review
Boat
Crew
Experience
There are no review photos
for this charter yet!
Angler Rating
0
1
0
0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
1 review
David E.
Miami, Florida
 4.33
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Full day with Captain Bomba aboard Danmark

VERIFIED   February 3, 2018
After the unexpected Boat change the crew of the Danmark made the best to have a great day.  8 sails released and one...
David E. recommends The Legacy
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
David E. recommends The Legacy
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful