Buenavista Sportfishing Lodge

Lote 18 Caje Baja Mar
Iztapa, Guatemala

Buenavista Sportfishing is the longest continually-run sportfishing lodge in the whole of Guatemala. Providing the highest quality sportfishing in the country with a stunning boat and lodge, they have the experience to make sure your vacation with them is phenomenal. Moreover, they offer all the above without the cowboy Rolex price tag.

The Legacy is the flagship of Buenavista Sportfishing fleet. This 42 ft Ricky Scarborough vessel is powered by a single 450 HP Cummins diesel engine, which gives plenty of clear water behind the transom. The boat 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.

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, and you will be supplied with everything you need to make it happen. You will be fishing with live bait, which will be rigged for you by the crew, who 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!

Come see what awesome fishing Buenavista Sportfishing can provide on a budget!

Buenavista Sportfishing is the longest continually-run sportfishing lodge in the whole of Guatemala. Providing the highest quality sportfishing in the country with a stunning boat and lodge, they have the experience to make sure your vacation with th


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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
Targeted Species
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Marlin (Blue)

 
Sailfish
 
Snapper (Cubera)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
New Simrad Halo in 2016
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Hot meals for Lunch
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
bluetooth interphase any smart phone with Simrad
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
New Simrad Halo in 2016
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
2 mates
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Iztapa to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Captain

Jody Elswick
Iztapa, Guatemala
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.
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