Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker

If you’re looking for a sun-soaked fishing adventure where you’ll leaving feeling like part of the family, come aboard Kristel Fishing Aruba! Captain Mike Wever is the friendly and passionate fisherman behind this charter, and he can’t wait to introduce you to these incredible waters.

Capt. Mike has been fishing since he was 4 years old, and has been a charter operator for over 30 years. He works alongside a crew of professional fishermen and first mates who love fishing and helping guests reel in their dream catch. They will celebrate the excitement of your catch with you, and make you feel like a part of the family!

You’ll be fishing aboard Capt. Mike’s 44’ Striker motor yacht, originally built in 1973 and restored in 2013. She can comfortably accommodate up to 15 guests, so bring along the whole family or your best angling buddies!

This beautiful boat is equipped with top-quality amenities, including a bathroom, bedroom, fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, and multimedia system. She’s also air-conditioned throughout and provides a great escape from the warm Aruban sun! She’s decked out with all the necessary safety gear and boasts a spectacular flybridge which can be used for Tuna and game fish watching.

Capt. Mike will have you exploring the offshore waters around Aruba, where you’ll be targeting prized fish species such as White and Blue Marlin, Barracuda, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Yellowfin, and Albacore Tuna. The crew will assist you and provide top-quality fishing equipment including rods, reels, tackle, lures, outriggers, downriggers, and a fighting chair.

Each trip includes a valid fishing license, and the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you. You’ll be treated to snacks and drinks on shorter trips, and lunch on longer trips. Let your captain know in advance if you’re planning to bring little ones with you, so he can give you plenty of advice. Cas off on an amazing adventure alongside Kristel Fishing Aruba charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $880
    This full day adventure is perfect for hardcore anglers and those who love spending time on the water! You'll fish offshore for hard-fighting species such as Blue and White Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Great White Sharks, Albacore Tuna, and Yellowfin Tuna. Your trip includes sodas, water, and lunch, as well as your fishing gear and license.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $660
    If you want to spend more time on the water and cast your line for a variety of fish, join your captain on this 6-hour adventure! You'll explore nearshore and offshore waters for a whole host of species, including Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, and Tuna species. Capt. Mike will provide all the fishing gear you need for your trip, as well as your license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    If you're looking for the perfect introduction to Aruba's fishing opportunities, join your captain on this adventure. You'll cast your line for species such as King Mackerel, Wahoo, Marlin, and Barracuda. This trip is especially excellent if you want to take your kids out on the water and teach them how to fish! There is ample space inside the boat with a bed, a multimedia system, and air-conditioning so they can rest a little if needed. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear and licensing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    Want to hit the snooze button a few times before embarking on your trip? This afternoon adventure is perfect for those of you who love to spend time on the water and see the sunset. You will be targeting King Mackerel, Barracuda, Sailfish, Tuna species, and Wahoo. Your captain will provide the fishing gear and license for you.
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About the Captain

Michael Wever
Noord, Aruba
316 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2016
Captain Mike has been fishing since he was 4 years old, and has also been driving boats since the age of 7 – it's safe to say he feels completely at home being out on the water! As a father of 4 and grandfather of 1, he puts the safety of his guests above everything else. He grew up In Aruba, fishing these waters, as well as the waters around Curacao, Bonaire, and Venezuela. Not only has he traveled the world, he's also fished all over it, in places such as the USA, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, and Sweden.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Marlin (White) White Marlin
Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Albacore) Albacore Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Striker (Motor yacht) originally built in 1973, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 450HP Cummings engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
44 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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

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Customer Reviews

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92%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
74%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Nate V. E.
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Half day trip with Mike 6/9/21

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 9, 2021
All I have to say is WOW!!! Outstanding service and amazing people. My wife and I are on our honeymoon and wanted to get on...
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Oranjestad
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1-5pm afternoon

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on November 26, 2021
The biggest boat at the marina,  fair price ,  and a great crew willing to work with the kids of almost all ages.  No guarantee...
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Royal Oak, MI
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 11, 2021
The entire experience was remarkable Tom and Ivo are very accomplished off shore sport fisherman They really...
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Gilbertsville, PA
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Afternoon trip with Captain Jiro

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 8, 2021
I took my family out for their first deep sea fishing. Jiro and his crew were great. They were very knowledgeable and answered...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 13, 2021
We had a fantastic time and the fish we caught were incredible!!!!!! My 9 year old had an incredible experience and was thrilled...
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FAQs about Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker

Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $35 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $35 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $35 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $880 per group, additional $70 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Kristel Fishing Aruba – 44’ Striker include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo