Viking Fishing Charters - PV

4.47
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews See all 10 reviews
Los Peines
Puerto Vallarta JA, Mexico

Viking is a 25’ Mako custom sport fishing boat, powered by two new Mercury 4 stroke engines, so that you don’t have to waste time getting to where the fish are. The vessel is outfitted with tuna tubes and a live bait tank, and has a maximum capacity of 4 passengers. Viking sports a conventional array of navigational electronics, such as GPS, radio as well as a multimedia sound system for your enjoyment on board.

Captain Victor uses quality fishing equipment to make sure you have the best chance of getting that prized game fish on the boat. He utilizes Shimano reels and Callstar rods, as well as various other types of tackle, to accommodate a variety of fishing situations you might find yourself in. Depending on the duration of the trip, you’ll either fish inside the bay for Tuna, Dorado, Jacks, Bonitos and more, or troll far offshore for the likes of Billfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi and other popular pelagics.

Your Captain, Victor Manuel Santana Ceja, is a veteran angler coming from a family of fishermen. Victor has been fishing the abundant waters of Puerto Vallarta for more than 18 years, and is fluent in all types of fishing techniques, particularly trolling and live bait fishing, but also popping, jigging and more. He prides himself with providing his guests with an exciting and memorable fishing adventure, which many of Victor’s repeat customers will happily attest to.

Puerto Vallarta is considered one of the best deep sea fishing destinations in Mexico and beyond. A large variety of migratory pelagics frequent these waters, including Blue, Black and Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado, Tuna, Roosterfish, Amberjack and many more. These famous hotspots are also responsible for a variety of IGFA records, and can accommodate all sorts of fishermen, regardless of your skill and experience level.


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  • Private trip
    Big Tuna Fishing Cleofás Island
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    15 hours trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    US$ 1200
    up to 4 persons
    For big game fishing grounds for big marlin and big tuna you'll need to go between 50 and 70 miles off the coast of Puerto Vallarta.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Offshore (50 miles)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 4 persons
    Big yelow fin tuna- blue and black marlin some mahi and sailfish 50-60 miles.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Corbeteña Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    On this trip we got for big marlin and tuna fishing and sailfish mahi mahi.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore (20+ mls)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 480
    up to 4 persons
    Marieta Islands To Corbeteña Trip. On deep sea trips you venture up to 20- 35 miles rooster fish-jack caravelle- sailfish-mahi mahi.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Bay Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 360
    up to 4 persons
    The 6 hour trip is also in the bay, you will go a bit further for larger catches, up to 15-20 miles.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Combined Excursion
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 360
    up to 4 persons
    This trip its a small game fishing, boat ride as well as whale watching, dolphin adventure, snorkeling and beach to las animas for relax or lunch.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 250
    up to 4 persons
    On this 4 hour package you'll stay in the bay, and usually go after Jack Crevalle, Bonitos, Tuna and Mahi Mahi.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish

Sailfish
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 115HP Brand new twins yamaha 4 stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 49 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep 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

Victor Manuel Santana Ceja
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Member since June 2014
17
30
Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja of Viking Fishing Charters inherited the passion for fishing from his father, who was a founder fisherman in Puerto Vallarta. He was born and raised by the sea. Victor Manuel has been drawn to the coast, sailing the waters and helping others fall in love with fishing. The Captain has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best - putting people on fish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Puerto Vallarta Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.47 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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Instruction on where to meet were no clear Caplain assumed that if I was staying a Grand Mayan I would be at the one closest to resort. I went to the PV Marina as the website stated. The error was corrected after a 45 min delay. I was asked if I wanted to be left off at the closer marina I said of course only to find out that it was a priviate marina and cost me $11 us to step on land. I was not told this until it was to late and the marina security demanded $11 us. Then I had to take a taxi for $7 us to the Grand Mayan It would have been cheeper if I was to go back to the PV Marina . Oh yes no fish!!!

Fished January 16, 2018
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Fished January 4, 2018
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We had used Viking Fishing Charters last year and we had a fantastic experience with both Carlos and Manuel so we knew we would use them again this year.  We caught the same fish as we did last year (Yellow tailed jacks) and 1 bonita.  We were hoping to catch something huge like a sailfish but as they say, it’s called fishing, not catching!  We still had a great time and Carlos was great at switching things up.  He did a wonderful job cleaning our fish for us and he dropped us right off at the beach in front of our resort.  Would definitely recommend :)

Fished June 29, 2017
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