Martin's Fishing Adventures

Martin’s Fishing Adventures is based in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Join the crew for an action-packed day out on the warm blue waters. Puerto Vallarta is definitely the place to be!

You will go out aboard the “La Cindy,” a 40’ yacht. The beauty is the crew’s most prized and beloved possession after the captains. Powered by twin 315 HP Cummins engines, the La Cindy offers a safe and dry ride to the hottest spots for sport fishing, sightseeing, diving, snorkeling, and whale watching.

It could take you far from the shore for some big game fishing or just float along the coast as you sip your favorite drink and soak up the sun. La Cindy is wheelchair accessible and comes fully rigged with top-notch navigational electronics, a fighting chair, Tuna tubes, and other professional features. Inside, it has everything you need for a comfortable day on the water.

The crew offers everything from snorkeling and whale watching to big game fishing and special overnight Tuna packages. Cruise in the Banderas Bay or head out to catch some big game fish Past Marietas Islands, La Corbeteña, and El Banco. Take in all the beauty of the local nature or butt heads with the fish of the dreams.

Depending on which trip you choose, your targeted species may include Mahi-Mahi, Striped Marlin, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Skipjack Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish, Wahoo… and the list just keeps going! All trips come with quality gear, tackle, bait, and licenses. Your part of the catch will be cleaned and filleted at the end of the trip. Just bring something to eat and drinks and welcome on board!

Join Martin’s Fishing Adventures, explore the prolific waters under the Mexican sun, and have a memorable fishing experience.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip – Big Tuna Charter
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $2,290
    A charter for 24 hours to catch big Tuna and Yellowfin in the area. You'll be on the water from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. the next day. Fishing equipment and license are provided.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,190
    If you want to spend a whole day on the beautiful waters of Mexico, this is the trip for you. Spend 12 hours in the sun, catching big game fish in the area. Fishing equipment and license are provided.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $990
    This is a 9 hour trip that will take you to the most producitve fishing grounds in the area. You'll get the chance to catch some big game fish. Fishing equipment and license are provided.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Small Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $660
    A charter for 6 hours to catch small fish in the area. Fishing equipment and license are provided, just come and enjoy your time under the Mexican sun!
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About the Charter Operator

Martins Fishing Adventures
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
11 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2017
If you combine the Martin’s Fishing Adventures' captains' sailing experience, you will get an impressive number of 84 years. Captain Miguel and his two sons have spent their entire lives sailing and fishing in the waters of Puerto Vallarta. Their devotion and involvement are second to none. The crew of Martin's Fishing Adventures know the zone very well and can take you to the hottest spots in the area.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black) Black Marlin
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin

Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper
Tuna (Skipjack) Skipjack Tuna

Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Pirelli (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1998. Powered by 2 315HP Cummins M5 engines.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
12 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
100%
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
71%
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Adam B.
Gadsden, Alabama
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Trip of a Lifetime

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Big Game Fishing on June 10, 2021
What an incredible day of fishing!  The crew was great - the best around.  The day started slow, but everyone in our group...
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Dan O.
San Martin, CA
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9 hour trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Big Game Fishing on September 17, 2021
These guys were GREAT!!! We had a perfect day on the water with this great crew. Very helpful and knowledgeable. I fish regularly...
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Kermit, TX
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Small Game Fishing on July 15, 2021
Half day trip went with a family of 12 wanted to get everyone on a fish, the crew did an excellent job in completing that....
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Argentina
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Full day of fighting durado

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Big Game Fishing on November 24, 2021
Great crew, boat and weather.
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Arnoldo R.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
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Fishing with Marty

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Small Game Fishing on November 13, 2021
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FAQs about Martin's Fishing Adventures

Martin's Fishing Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $660 per group - Half Day Trip – Small Game Fishing (6 hours)
  • $990 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Big Game Fishing (9 hours)
  • $1,190 per group - Full Day Trip – Big Game Fishing (12 hours)
  • $2,290 per day per group - 2 Day Trip – Big Tuna Charter (2 days)

When you book a trip with Martin's Fishing Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Martin's Fishing Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Martin's Fishing Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Banderas Bay)
  • Offshore Fishing (Past Marietas Islands, La Corbeteña, El Banco)

Martin's Fishing Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Martin's Fishing Adventures include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo