Fishing Are Us - Maria

Avenida Paseo de la Marina Sur
Puerto Vallarta JA, Mexico

Fishing Are Us have become famous in the Banderas Bay area for the quality and variety of trips they offer, and nowhere is that quality felt more than aboard the”Maria”.

Step aboard for a day of sumptuous luxury, exploring remote beaches, diving among stunning Marine Reserves, or battling monster Billfish on the high seas. All this aboard a world class super yacht.

The 35’ “Maria” was first built in 2011 and can easily carry eight guests, and comes equipped with everything you will need for the perfect day on the water.

Down in her fully air-conditioned interior, you will find an enclosed head, galley, and tons of space to relax in the cool, and up above there is plenty of space to relax and take in the views in style.

As soon as you step aboard, you will soon see that the Maria is a serious fishing machine, with the latest electronics, as well as outriggers, downriggers, a livewell, and even Tuna tubes.

The “Maria” is ready to tackle even the more ferocious of bluewater predators. This is exactly what you will be doing on a full day trip, with Blue Black and Striped Marlin all on the cards, as well as Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and more!

Not only in it for the fishing? Not a problem! Head to the stunning beaches of Las Animas or Yelapa, or snorkel among colorful fish and incredible rock structures at Los Arcos.

Fancy something a bit more romantic? Watch a million shades of red and gold meld into one across the endless sky, as the sun sets into the pacific. Fishing Are Us has the perfect trip for everyone!

No matter what you do aboard the “Maria”, you can count on her experienced captain and professional crew to make you feel at home, and to take you to the very best locations for the species or activity you are after. This is what they do, and they are proud to do it well, so sit back, relax, and get ready for a truly special day.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Banderas Bay
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1159
    up to 6 persons
    This is the ultimate package for any serious angler. Head way out to the edge of the bay in search of monster Marlin, massive Tuna, super-sized Sailfish! 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)
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Banderas Bay
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 969
    up to 6 persons
    The more time you have, the further you can go, and the bigger the fish will be! Target various species of Marlin, as well as Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, and more! 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)
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Banderas Bay
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 895
    up to 6 persons
    With 8 hours on the water, you have time to head further out in search of Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, and Tuna! This is where things really start getting serious, and you are in for a very special fishing experience! 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)
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Banderas Bay
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 739
    up to 6 persons
    Get onto the water for 6 hours of intense fishing, targeting Grouper, Snapper, Roosterfish, Spanish Mackerel, and more! The extra time on the water means you can try a few different styles of fishing, or focus on catching your personal best of the species of your choice.
  • Private trip
    Las Animas - Fishing & Exploring
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 739
    up to 6 persons
    Head to the wonderful beach of Las Animas, known for its clean white sand and clear blue seas. This is the perfect place to relax, snorkel, and fish the day away. 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)
  • Private trip
    Yelapa - Fishing & Exploring
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 739
    up to 6 persons
    Located just under an hour from Nuevo Vallarta, Yelapa is an untouched pardise, with dense jungle giving way to beautiful sands. This is a truly special location that words do not justice to, so jump aboard and discover it yourself! 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)
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Sunset Cruise
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    US$ 539
    up to 6 persons
    The best way to see the bay is from the water, and the best time to see it is at sunset! Watch the sun fade into the infinite horizon of the Pacific Ocean, and see the colors dapple onto the shoreline. You will never have seen a sunset like this! 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)
  • Private trip
    Half day fishing trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 539
    up to 6 persons
    Spend the morning fishing the Banderas Bay for Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Snapper, Grouper and more, on this 4-hour charter. As well as fishing, you can also go snorkeling, or just relax in luxury aboard the Maria. 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)
  • Private trip
    Los Arcos - Fishing & Exploring
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 539
    up to 6 persons
    Spend the morning fishing swimming and snorkeling around Los Arcos, marine park set around a series of incredible granite islands, which arc through the sky and provide fantastic snorkeling opportunities below the water. 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 this listing

Targeted Species

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

  Marlin (Blue)
  Marlin (Striped)
  Roosterfish
  Sailfish

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

Boat Specs

Pacific (Motor yacht) originally built in 2011. Powered by 2 350HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

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 1 day before the trip date.
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 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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Fishing Are Us
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Member since August 2016
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We are a company that stands out due to our years of experience and warmth of customer service. We are focused on making your activities with us unique, memorable, and totally amazing! With FISHING ARE US your experience is 100% guaranteed.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Puerto Vallarta Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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Had a fun day out fishing unfortunately we didn’t catch anything big like we had hoped. It was one of those days.

Fished August 28, 2017
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Slow fishing day, but the Captain and deck hand worked hard for us.  I would recommend this boat and crew.

Fished July 6, 2017
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