Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser

If you are looking to experience world class sport fishing off the coast of Mazatlán, Pepe’s Fleet has a charter for you. With more than 50 years of experience, they have the knowledge to help you reel in some of the most prestigious species in these waters. Come aboard and hook into a catch to remember!

Step aboard a 38’ Riviera powered by twin 250 HP Cummins engines. This vessel is loaded with everything you need for expert deep sea and bottom fishing. On board you will find downriggers, outriggers, Tuna Tubes, a live bait well, and a fighting harness. Penn and Shimano fishing gear are provided for you, and the boat can accommodate 5 to 6 lines.

While fishing with Pepe’s Fleet, you can choose to spend your day chasing after billfish and other pelagic prizes or bottom fishing for giant Snapper and Grouper. While fishing the blue water more than 20 miles from shore you will use 60 lb test line, lures, and freshly caught live bait such as Ballyhoo and Bonito. Live bait fishing and trolling could land you anything from Mahi Mahi and Yellowfin Tuna to Sailfish, Swordfish, and three different types of Marlin.

If you choose to spend your time bottom fishing instead, the crew will take you to their favorite spots 15 to 18 miles north of Mazatlán. Here you will fish with shrimp, shrimp heads, and squid for a variety of species including Grouper, Pompano, and Triggerfish. You will also troll for massive “Orange”  Red Snapper and Seabass using Rapala lures. You may keep your catch and the crew will clean it for you.

Pepe’s Fleet provides everything you need, including a fishing license, gear, drinks, and a boxed lunch. They also offer transportation from your hotel to the dock – just let them know which hotel you’re staying at. All you have to do is show up ready for the catch of a lifetime!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:15 AM
    $595
    up to 6 persons
    It's your choice of deep sea fishing or bottom fishing! Troll offshore for Mahi Mahi, Billfish, and Tuna, or fish the wrecks and reefs for Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. A license and all gear are provided. Pepe's Fleet offers pickup transportation from your hotel to the dock. A boxed lunch and drinks are included in your package.
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About the Charter Operator

Pepe's Fleet
Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
64 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2017
Pepe’s Fleet is owned and operated by José Antonio Cuevas Molina. José, or “Pepe,” is a second generation Mazatlán sport fishing charter operator and has 47 years of experience fishing the Pacific offshore waters. The fleet features several boats, including super pangas and cabin cruisers, all fitted with full safety gear and professional sport fishing equipment.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish
Sailfish
Shark (Mako)

Snapper (Red)
Snook
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Riviera (Cruiser) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 250HP Cummins engines.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Lunch

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Mazatlán to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (34)
4.72
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
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Experience
Fishing with Jos\u00e9 Antonio
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
59%
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Chris D.
Mississauga, ON
 5.00
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Full day trip with Pepe’s Fleet

VERIFIED   March 13, 2019
First day Captain Pepe picked me up at hotel as planned. We got out on the water, but the Port was closed due to rough waters....
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Family Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   March 26, 2019
We booked a full day fishing trip for our family in Mazatlán, The crew was so accommodating and the boat was comfortable....
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Fort McMurray, Alberta
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Spectacular day of fishing/sight seeing

VERIFIED   February 6, 2019
Our day of fishing started out early and went exactly as Pepe had indicated through the emails we received. We settled up the...
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Kevin P.
Mexico City, Mexico City
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VERIFIED   March 5, 2019
Awesom time fishing today.  Caught 2 marlin and one mahi-mahi.  The crew was very good.  They worked super hard...
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VERIFIED   June 12, 2019
We had a great trip out of Mazatlan.  We caught many tuna until my arms got tired.  The highlight of our trip was...
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