Don Chingon Charters

Carretera Puerto Juarez - Punt…
Cancún QR, Mexico

Don Chingon Cancun Charters is owned and operated by two Native Texans, Captain Jonathon Schoeneman and 1st Mate Travis Simmons.  Together, they have 50 years of fishing experience from all over the world. From a young age of just 4 yrs old when they met, they knew that fishing was in their blood and they were destined to be right here right now living their lifelong dream of putting people on fish of a lifetime, here in Cancun Mexico!  They are based out of Cancun’s main fishing port, Puerto Juarez at the “Marina Hacienda Del Mar”.

Don Chingon Cancun Charters operates a 25ft Panga with a 60 HP Suzuki engine designed for fishing harder than any large sport fisher and for a fraction of the cost. They guarantee that they are the best bang for your buck! They fish hard and smart and we don’t like to stop until we get you on those trophy fish! The boat is rigged with outriggers, down riggers and an assortment of 30 wides, 50 wides and jigging rods. 

This is the only Panga that the company knows of that is equipped with a state of the art Lindgren-Pitman S-1200. The LP is a rugged high capacity electric fishing reel that brings state-of-the-art technical advances to fishing. Increased efficiency from new technology allows high performance and high volume fishing, allowing them to fish deeper than anyone else (300-1900ft).

Join Don Chingon Cancun Charters and see for yourself just how good fishing from a smaller boat can be!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 hr Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 3 persons
    Head even further out to increase our chances of catching some nice fish. Do a combination of trolling, bottom fishing, jigging or free lining depending on season and whats biting. While trolling you will use some rigged up Ballyhoo to target some nice big game species as well like Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda and more! Upon request only, the team can bring the LP commercial grade electric reel so that you can get reel deep for those huge Groupers at 700-1000ft of water!
  • Private trip
    8 Hr Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 525
    up to 3 persons
    Head further out to increase our chances of catching some nice fish. Do a combination of trolling, bottom fishing, jigging or free lining depending on season and whats biting. While trolling you will use some rigged up Ballyhoo to target nice big game species as well like Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda and more! Upon request only, the team can bring the LP commercial grade electric reel so that you can get reel deep for those huge Groupers at 700-1000ft of water!
  • Private trip
    6 Hr Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    With the 6 hr. trip, you will do a combination of trolling, bottom fishing, jigging or free lining depending on season and whats biting. While trolling you will use some rigged up Ballyhoo to target some nice big game species as well like Sail fish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda and more! Upon request only, you can bring the LP commercial grade electric reel so that you can get reel deep for those huge Groupers at 700-1000ft of water!
  • Private trip
    Spear Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    We will take you spearfishing in shallow or deep waters depending on your experience level.
  • Private trip
    4 Hr Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 275
    up to 3 persons
    On the 4 hour trip you will troll and/or bottom fish close to Isla Mujeres for a variety of different species! This is an excellent trip for some relaxing family fun! You can customize this trip to include fishing, snorkeling, island time or whatever you like!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red)

Grouper (Snowy)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera)

Snapper (Red)
Swordfish
Tilefish
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Panga (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 60HP suzuk engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Spearfishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch

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

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

About the Captain

Travis Simmons
Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Member since September 2016
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My co Captain / Mate and I met 27 years ago and have been addicted to fishing since we can remember. We are living our lifelong passion and working in Cancun as Fishings Guides. We bring 50 years of combined experience of many types of fishing all over the world. We are addicted to fishing and dedicated to putting you on some fish of a lifetime! We love what we do and want to get you on some big fish!
Response time: 3 hours
Response rate: 100%

Cancún Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.38 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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Travis did let us know up front of the boat size and somewhat the condition so we were kind of prepared for it. Travis is working on getting a floor in the boat to make it more comfortable to be in the boat and do his work and guests to do there work overall it was good

Fished March 13, 2018
Travis Simmons (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 25, 2018

Thanks for coming Jerry! Wish we could have landed those wahoo! The bite was on that day, they just didn’t seem to want to come on board! Come back again!

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Very disappointed about the catches.  Didn’t get to keep not even one of the three

Fished January 10, 2018
Travis Simmons (The Captain)
Replied to this review on January 13, 2018

Hey Steeve,
    I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed but as any experienced fisherman knows, fishing is not always catching but we did land a nice Wahoo and a couple nice kingfish. Wahoo are a highly sought after pelagic Sportfish that are very seldom caught here and the fact that you guys landed one would make any salt water angler extremely thrilled. I sure was!
    Keeping your catch… 1. You did not ask to keep anything but even if you did, you were not prepared with a cooler for transport. 2. Hotels will not cook fish that you bring in due to safety regulations. 3. We always offer to stop at the island to have a restaurant cook your catch, and you declined.

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Fished July 11, 2017
Travis Simmons (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 17, 2017

Thanks for coming Dan!

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