Gardi Crew

Av. Ctm with 46 street
Playa Del Carmen QR, Mexico

Gardi Crew offers nearshore and offshore fishing charters out of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Captain Salas and his first mate are knowledgeable and friendly anglers with many years of experience. The Gardi crew always work hard to put their guests on fish. Their love of fishing is simply contagious!

Captain Salas will take you out aboard a 25-foot fishing machine, which comes powered by a single 60 HP Yamaha engine. Perfect for accommodating up to six anglers, the boat is equipped with a fish finder and an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day. There is also a fighting chair fitted on board for those who are up to a challenge.

Mexico fishing charter with Captain Salas is an exciting adventure. The captain knows where the fish are hiding. What is more, he will take you to the hottest spots where the big fish are biting best. The trips are from four to eight hours on the water, depending on your personal preference. You will be able to test yourself in bottom fishing, jigging, trolling, and other fishing technique. The targeted species will include Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, White and Blue Marlin, Amberjack, Barracuda, King Mackerel, Grouper, Tuna, Wahoo, Triggerfish, and who knows what else.

All trips come with quality gear, tackle, bait, lures, and license. The crew will send your catch home cleaned and filleted so that you could taste it for dinner afterwards or just fill the freezer. You will also be offered beer, soft drinks, and water so feel free to bring your favorite food with you.

Make Gardi Crew your next Playa Del Carmen fishing charter and you will have something to brag about for months to come.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 490
    up to 4 persons
    This full-day trip is exactly what the doctor ordered. Captain Salas will take you to the fishing grounds and his first mate will hook your bait. Enjoy your workout with your fishing rod, targeting Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Amberjack, Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 370
    up to 4 persons
    This trip is the right choice for those who just want a few more hours on the water. You will get an opportunity to fish multiple locations for Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - AM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 260
    up to 4 persons
    This package is ideal for the early birds. If you want to start your day right, go fishing! The captain will provide you with all you need to make a great catch possible, including gear, tackle, and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - PM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 260
    up to 4 persons
    The afternoon departure time is ideal for those who want to start their morning by checking out the local beaches and taking a morning dip in the waters of the Caribbean Sea. When you are ready to take a ride to the hottest fishing ground, Captain Salas will take you fishing for a variety of species. You will be targeting Amberjack, Barracuda, wahoo, and many other species.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (White)
Sailfish
Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Albacore)

Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 60HP Yamaha engine.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Handline

Amenities

Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Outriggers
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Outriggers
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 change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

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

Salatiel Ku Caamal
Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Member since July 2014
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Captain Salatiel Ku Caamal or Captain Salas fell in love with fishing when he was a young boy. He had his first fishing trip at the age of 7 and has been hooked ever since. His passion and curiosity have never stopped growing. Captain Salas has over 16 years of experience in different types of fishing. He is more than familiar with trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, casting and other techniques. Whenever Salas invites his guests to step aboard his boat, he works hard to make sure everyone feels like home. He is a proud father and a family-oriented person.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 98%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.71
out of 5 stars from 197 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
76%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Deborah Parson
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Excellent Crew Wonderful trip

VERIFIED   September 18, 2018
We were met by Capt Salas and his deck hand Johnny. Both very nice.  We trolled for approx 1 hr as we went to the fishing...
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Erica James
Mexico
 5.00
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Great trip! Caught three huge Mahi Mahi!

VERIFIED   August 31, 2018
Sal and crew were wonderul. From booking till the trip he was in touch via email and text to make sure we knew where to meet...
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Jonathan Rees
Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo
 5.00
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Great afternoon fishing with Capitan Sala

VERIFIED   August 7, 2018
The Gardi Crew picked us up by a restaurant on the beach in Playa del Carmen at 2pm, for a 4hr trip. They provided life vests,...
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Brian Phillips
New York, NY
 5.00
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Great day with Captain Salas!

VERIFIED   June 7, 2018
I had been out fishing with Captain Salas a few years ago and had a great time, so I booked him 2x on another recent trip in...
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Averi Derrick
Cancún, ROO
 4.67
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Half Day trip with Gardia Crew

VERIFIED   July 20, 2018
My Mother and I went on a half day trip with Captain Salas, his son, and crew member. As females we both felt very safe and...
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