Honesto Maena Fishing Charters

Honesto Maena Fishing Charters specializes in putting their clients on top of the biggest fish of the Adriatic Sea. It’s as simple as that and it can’t go any better.

Whether you are a complete beginner who has never held a fishing rod in their life or a hard-core angler in search of a hunt of a lifetime, look no further. With Honesto Maena, there is something for everyone.

Venture out to the open sea and leave the shore behind. Enjoy the finest deep sea action and get your hands on Bluefin Tuna. While targeting the big boys, you will get a chance to land Mahi Mahi and Seabream.

Once you’re done catching, you will return back to shore with a catch of the day. It’s possible to have some parts of your catch prepared for dinner later. The crew could take you to a special place where you could enjoy your catch with your family and friends. All of that is at no extra cost at all!

All of that magic happens aboard a 29’ Luhrs offshore sport fishing boat. It comes powered by a pair of 130 HP Volvo Penta engines and can cruise at a top speed of 24 knots. The boat can comfortably take put to 5 anglers to fish in comfort and style.

There is a full range of top-notch navigational and fish finding electronics by Raymarine. The boat has all the comfort of home, including a lady-friendly toilet, a bed, a shower, and many amenities to cater to your comfort.

The trips are all-inclusive. You will only need to discuss your snacks and drinks preferences before the trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Tuna (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $630
    price breakdown
    $630
    This full-day trip will see you fishing for Mahi Mahi, Seabream, and most importantly, Bluefin Tuna. At the end of this fishing adventure, the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you so you can enjoy your delicious hard work! Please discuss your food preferences with the captain prior to the trip. Departure time is flexible and can be anywhere between 6-9 a.m.
  • Shared trip
    Overnight Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 PM
    $557
    price breakdown
    $557
    If you're really up for a challenge, this is your deal! Designed for the die-hard anglers, this adventure will give you the waters all to yourself. You will be mainly concentrating on Bluefin Tuna, but who knows what else you may find at the end of your fishing line?
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    17 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $532
    price breakdown
    $532
    This shared full-day trip will see you fishing for Mahi Mahi, Seabream, and most importantly, Bluefin Tuna. At the end of this fishing adventure, the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you so you can enjoy your delicious hard work! Please discuss your food preferences with the captain prior to the trip. Departure time is flexible and can be anywhere between 6-9 a.m.
  • Private trip
    Extended Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $484
    price breakdown
    $484
    This 5-hour trip is perfectly suited to budding anglers, families with little ones, or more experienced fishermen who want to spend a morning or afternoon on the water. You'll be exploring a variety of world-famous Croatian waters, including the flats, backcountry, and inshore and nearshore fishing grounds. Let your captain know where you want to go! You'll target anything from Mackerel, to Tuna (in season). Rods, reels, bait, tackle and your fishing license are included.
  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Dorado Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $362
    price breakdown
    $362
    Get ready to chase Dorado as well as Red Snapper. Your aim for this trip is to catch the juciest and most delicious of them all so you can go home and impress your family and friends! Taste the Adriatic, and "dobar tek!"

About the Captain

Ivan Horžić
Zadar, Croatia
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
25 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2018
Captain Ivan Horžić specializes in extreme Croatian adventures and knows the waters like the back of his hand. Ivan has been guiding professionally for almost a decade now. A proud father and a husband, Capt. Ivan is patient and passionate. *Honesto Maena fishing charters does not charge additional fees for fuel *Gratuities are customary and appreciated

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Dentex Dentex
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Gilt-head (Seabream) Gilt-head (Seabream)
John Dory John Dory
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Rockfish Rockfish

Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1992, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 130HP Volvo Penta TAMD31B engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Zadar to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
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4.87
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
79%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Stefan V.
Dreieich, Hesse
 5.00
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Tuna Trip mit Ivan

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Dorado Fishing on August 17, 2020
Es war einfach toll! Ivan hat uns im Vorfeld super beraten welches Paket wir als erfahrene Norwegen Angler nehmen sollen. Auch...
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Billy S.
Rotterdam, South Holland
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Amazing Half Day Boat Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Dorado Fishing on May 2, 2019
Our boat adventure with Ivan was amazing! We started early at 7 am and were immediately welcomed by Ivan with a lot of hospitality,...
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Martin M.
Petrinja, 03
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Tuna fishing with captian Ivan

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Tuna (Private) on August 22, 2019
It was our first experience with big game fishing the trip was amazing, we did not catch anything but atleast we saw dolphins...
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Andras C.
Telki
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Extended half a day trip with Ivan

VERIFIED   Extended Half Day Trip on August 20, 2019
We spent an amazing trip with Ivan (captain). He is a great guy with a huge experience. Fishing is his passion not only his...
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Extended half day trip

VERIFIED   Extended Half Day Trip on August 27, 2019
This was one of the best things we have ever done! We caught two big tuna, about 50 and 70 kg. The whole experience...
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