Captain
Ariel Rosen

Member since January 2015 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
I have been on a boat and on the water all of my life, but have only been in the charter business for 12 years. My passion comes from seeing a passenger on my boat with a big fat smile when they get that nice fish on board, and showing everybody the beauty of Banderas Bay – my backyard. This makes me the happiest person alive! My favorite fishing style is going for big fish with small/light tackle. The determination that you need to bring in a 100lb Tuna on light tackle is what makes fishing exciting. I believe you need to be holding a rod when you’re fishing, not just looking at it. I love trolling but there's nothing like casting or popping for big Roosterfish or Snapper!

Hey, I'm Captain Ariel Rosen

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
I have been on a boat and on the water all of my life, but have only been in the charter business for 12 years. My passion comes from seeing a passenger on my boat with a big fat smile when they get that nice fish on board, and showing everybody the beauty of Banderas Bay – my backyard. This makes me the happiest person alive! My favorite fishing style is going for big fish with small/light tackle. The determination that you need to bring in a 100lb Tuna on light tackle is what makes fishing exciting. I believe you need to be holding a rod when you’re fishing, not just looking at it. I love trolling but there's nothing like casting or popping for big Roosterfish or Snapper!

My Charter Listings

Calypso

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 32 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
In demand!
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trips from $260

Calypso Charters – Calypso II

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 94 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $250

Calypso Fishing Charters

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 6 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $280

Puerto Vallarta Calypso Fishing

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 4 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $350

Customer Reviews

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4.74
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out of 5 stars from 136 reviews
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Yelapa style!
Yelapa style!
Yelapa style!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
68%
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Menomonie, WI
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12 hour trip captain Ariel

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Banco Tuna Land on December 2, 2020
My wife and I booked a 12 hr trip with captain Ariel in hopes of going way out and catching some bill fish or tuna.  Unfortunately...
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Stephen C.
Wolfforth, TX
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Full day fishing & exploring with Ariel

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – The Bay on July 21, 2020
My wife and I had such a blast with Ariel. The boat was extremely clean and comfortable for us. There had drinks and even a...
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Cameron T.
Magdalena, JAL
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6 hour trip with Captain Ariel and Sammy

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Las Animas on October 19, 2020
We had a great time out on our fishing trip.  Ariel knows the waters and is very helpful with everything.  He and Sammy...
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Matt W.
Littleton, CO
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Yelapa style!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Yelapa Style! on February 20, 2021
Had a great day, Areil is very knowledgeable and cares a lot about the product he puts out. If you want to catch big fish get...
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