Reel-Em-In Fishing Tours

Nurse Shark Street
Ambergris Caye, Belize

Welcome to Reel-Em-In Fishing Tours! This is a local father and son fishing company on the beautiful island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. The Captains were born and raised in San Pedro and guarantee an absolutely wonderful day of fishing in Ambergris Caye.

You will be guided by Captain Bicho Rivero, who has more than 25 years of fishing experience. He is a well-regarded fisherman who has been fishing since he was 14 years old and knows all the best spots around Ambergris Caye. He will hook you up with some great fish here on Belize’s beautiful barrier reef.

Captain Nestor Rivero, Bicho’s oldest son, has been fishing with his dad ever since he was a kid. He will make sure you have a great time when you’re on his boat! He has over 15 years of experience as a fishing guide and, like his dad, is very well regarded in the local fishing community.

Captains Nestor and Bicho run their trips aboard a 26’ Aluna fishing boat. The vessel has room for 6 guests and comes equipped with a full array of safety gear to make your trip fun and worry-free. She also features quality tackle and a livewell full of fresh bait to tempt in even the fussiest fish.

Reel-Em-In Fishing Tours specializes in getting groups on tasty reef fish like Snapper and Grouper. You can also hook Barracuda if you want some more fight with your bite. Depending on your trip, you can even enjoy a beach BBQ or some island hopping. However they can make your trip special, these guys will so with the smile of men who really love their job!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - BBQ & Snorkel
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 30
    each additional person
    Spend the day fishing and snorkeling then take time off to have a delicious BBQ. The crew will cook up your catch for one of the freshest meals you'll ever eat!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Caye Caulker
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 30
    each additional person
    Fish during the morning and have lunch on the stunning Caye Caulker then snorkel the beautiful reef of Coral Garden. You can really make a day of it on this trip!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Fishing Only
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 30
    each additional person
    Spend the whole day fishing for various Snappers, as well as Grouper, Barracuda, Jacks, and more on this 7-hour sportfishing trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 300
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 30
    each additional person
    Spend the morning fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Barracuda and more around the local nearshore reefs.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Grouper (Black)
Jack (Horse-eye)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Aluna 26 (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2014, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 115HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 60 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

About the Captain

Nestor Julian Rivero
Ambergris Caye, Belize
Member since May 2014
5
Captain Nestor guides for Reel-Em-In San Pedro with his father, Bicho. He has been fishing with his dad ever since he was a kid and knows all the best fishing spots around Ambergris Caye. He has over 15 years of experience running charters in the area and is well known and respected among local guides and fishermen. He knows where, when, and how to get you on some real monsters!
Response time: 15 hours
Response rate: 85%

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (8)
3.27
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
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Experience
Full day fishing and barbecue
Full day fishing and barbecue
Full day fishing and barbecue
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Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
67%
Recommend this charter
60%
Appropriate for children
33%
Satisfied with the boat
67%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Joseph Stoops
Belize City, BZ
 5.00
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Full day fishing and barbecue

VERIFIED   March 26, 2018
Nestor and Brian were awesome. They were on time to meet us and off we went to catch bait. Once bait was secured we went out...
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Olivia Bell
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
 3.67
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Good fishing

VERIFIED   March 24, 2016
Nestor pocked us up from out hotel dock on Caye Caulker. The boat was smaller then we expected but with one of my boys fishing...
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Sarah Winfrey
Chicago, Illinois
 1.00
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What Fishing Trip?

VERIFIED   February 10, 2018
I had scheduled my trip well in advance and was in contact several times with the captain prior to our trip date.  The...
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Todd Whitaker
Kansas City, Kansas
 4.00
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Fishing with Nestor

VERIFIED   February 15, 2017
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Malia Behr
Durango, Colorado
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Fishing was fine, crew not so much

VERIFIED   June 2, 2017
We caught plenty of fish, lunch was great, we couldn’t snorkel due to the high winds. My only real complaint was with...
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