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 is 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 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. Keep in mind live bait is charged extra.

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 two boxed lunches (additional lunches are charged extra). 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
    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
97 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 in the Pacific offshore waters. The fleet features several boats, including super pangas and cabin cruisers, all fitted with full safety gear and professional sportfishing equipment.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snook Snook
Tuna (Yellowfin) 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
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Listing Policies

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

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Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
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100%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
59%
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 3, 2021
Had an amazing experience for my birthday! Caught 4 striped marlin and the customer service from beginning to end was amazing!!...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 30, 2021
Pepe is very nice guy. But the crew is the best crew ever♥️
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 5, 2020
We went after marlin and sail fish on a full day trip.  We had two sails in the spread but no hook up.  About 12:15 I was...
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Fishing with José Antonio

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 21, 2020
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Full day in Mazatlan

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 31, 2020
Fabulous day trip from Mazatlan Marina on 38 foot boat. Boat was clean, and flawless, first rate equipment and reels,...
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FAQs about Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser

Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser offers the following trip to customers:
  • $595 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn and Shimano)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Water, 12 free beers, each additional $1 )
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (2 free, each additional $6)

Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Pepe's Fleet - 38' Cabin Cruiser include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)