Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1

Offering a wide variety of fishing trips, Fishing Are Us can cater to you whatever your Puerto Vallarta fishing dreams and expectations. Not only will they help you catch fish, but they will also give you the opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings and take a trip you’ll never forget.

Fishing aboard the Lucky 1, you will be able to explore the many fishing and relaxational options available in this part of Mexico’s Pacific coastline. While this boat can take up to 8 passengers, it is most comfortable for groups of 2 to 4 people fishing at the same time.

It allows small groups to live their fishing dreams without breaking the bank. The smaller price does not mean lower quality – the boat features a bathroom, a shade canopy, seating, and a stereo, as well as all the appropriate navigational and safety equipment. On top of that, its wide bow cuts through chop with ease, giving you a comfortable ride for a boat of its size.

A large number of exciting sport fish that inhabit the waters around Puerto Vallarta all year round means that during your trip, you could be catching anything from Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin to Roosterfish or Snapper. Let the friendly, experienced crew know what your goals are for the day, and they will do all they can to meet, and exceed, your expectations.

All packages offered by the crew include ice-cold beers and waters, fishing licenses, and gear, bait, and high-quality lures.

Hop aboard Lucky 1 and explore some of the most beautiful waters around with Fishing Are Us!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $599
    Experience a 12-hour fishing trip with our expert crew who will take you to the best fishing spots in the Banderas Bay. You can also combine your fishing adventure with a little snorkeling, or just sit back and relax! You decide! You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $499
    Experience a 10-hour fishing trip with our expert crew who will take you to the best fishing spots in the Banderas Bay. You can also combine your fishing adventure with a little snorkeling, or just sit back and relax! You decide! You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $399
    Experience an 8-hour fishing trip with our expert crew who will take you to the best fishing spots in the Banderas Bay. You can also combine your fishing adventure with a little snorkeling, or just sit back and relax! You decide! You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $305
    Experience a 6-hour fishing trip with our expert crew who will take you to the best fishing spots in the Banderas Bay. You can also combine your fishing adventure with a little snorkeling, or just sit back and relax! You decide! You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $305
    Without a doubt, Las Animas is one of the most beautiful places on the south coast of Puerto Vallarta both for its lush vegetation and its beautiful sea, which besides being very clean, has amazing color and transparency. The sand is very fine, without stones. All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $305
    Yelapa is a fabulous place, so secluded that you feel being on a tropical island in the South Pacific, 40 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta by sea between the jungle and the waters of the Banderas Bay. The privacy of the place makes it ideal for inspiration and rest. You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $249
    South of the Bay of Banderas is a protected area that over the years has become a wonderful place for diving and snorkeling. We refer to "Los Arcos", the beautiful islands of granite protruding from the sea surface, which since 1984 have been listed as National Marine Park. You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught) Flexible departure times
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $249
    Experience a 4-hour fishing trip with our expert crew who will take you to the best fishing spots in the Banderas Bay. You can also combine your fishing adventure with a little snorkeling, or just sit back and relax! You decide! You can bring your own food & drinks! All trips include: - 12 Beers or Sodas - 12 bottles of water - 1 Ice bag - Snorkeling & Safety equipment - Ceviche (if the fish is caught)
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About the Charter Operator

Fishing Are Us
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
224 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since August 2016
With their years of experience running charters out of Puerto Vallarta, Fishing Are Us need no introduction. They promise a dedicated service to each customer, as they employ only the warmest, most committed staff to make sure you have a unique, memorable, and "totally amazing" trip to make your holiday dreams come true.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Skipjack) Skipjack Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Super Panga (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 115HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
65%
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Dominic B.
Royal Oak, MI
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VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on September 11, 2021
Had an amazing time. Couldn’t recommend Lucky 1 highly enough. Knew it was going to be rough getting out due to the wind...
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Saint Paul, MN
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Best day and best crew in PV!!!!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 18, 2021
We just got back from the best family adventure that we have ever had!! First of all, the booking and communications with the...
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Airway Heights, WA
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8 hour trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on August 21, 2021
We had an awesome trip! I was a bit worried reading around that fishing might not be good this time of year, but about an hour...
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Dallas, Texas
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on June 7, 2021
We had the best time on this trip! Right off the bat, we reeled in 4 mahi, followed by a few more a little later! The rest...
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Karolina S.
Mexico
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Our 6 hour trip was excellent!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring on November 30, 2020
We took a 6 hour fishing trip and it exceeded our expectations! The crew was so friendly and spoke great English. We saw sea...
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FAQs about Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1

Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1 offers the following trips to customers:
  • $249 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring (4 hours)
  • $249 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $305 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $305 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring (6 hours)
  • $305 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Fishing & Exploring (6 hours)
  • $399 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $499 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
  • $599 per group - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1 include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1 offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1 offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fishing Are Us – Lucky 1 include:
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)