Charter Operator
BocaChicaCharter

Member since March 2015 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Background
"Fishing for a living was always a dream that I wanted to come true" – and it finally did. Captain Yustas Fortuna has been passionate about fishing his whole life. There's nothing else he'd rather do and he's happy spending every day on the water. Wether you're a beginner or a pro, he's happy to show you the ropes and get you your dream catch. Capt. Yustas works alongside other local captains and first mates, who also provide exciting fishing adventures.
Techniques
I do Big Game Fishing, Deep Sea, Trolling, live bait

Hey, we're BocaChicaCharter

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Background
"Fishing for a living was always a dream that I wanted to come true" – and it finally did. Captain Yustas Fortuna has been passionate about fishing his whole life. There's nothing else he'd rather do and he's happy spending every day on the water. Wether you're a beginner or a pro, he's happy to show you the ropes and get you your dream catch. Capt. Yustas works alongside other local captains and first mates, who also provide exciting fishing adventures.
Techniques
I do Big Game Fishing, Deep Sea, Trolling, live bait
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listings

Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana

41 reviews
Punta Cana
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $600

Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana

20 reviews
Punta Cana
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $450

"Big Marlin" Private Charter – Sherlock 39'

19 reviews
Punta Cana
In demand!
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $550

Big Marlin Charters – Gone Dog 37'

9 reviews
Punta Cana
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Big Marlin Charters – Fat Cat

Punta Cana
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $350

Fishing Reports

Amazing Private Fishing Charter with Bon

August 28, 2018

We rented the 42 ft Fortuna privately, for just the two of us, to fulfill one of our Honeymoon dreams........... He always wanted to go Fishing for Mahi-Mahi and Marlin, and I always wanted to go snorkeling on a… Read Full Report →


Fishing, Women and Blue Marlin

October 12, 2016

Hi Everyone I wanted to take a moment and tell you about our recent fishing charter in Punta Cana. The deep-sea fishing that we do with Big Marlin Charters is not hard at all. It is easy, fun and… Read Full Report →


One day with Boca Chica Charter

May 10, 2015

Hi to everybody from Boca Chica! For those who don't know what it is - its a small tourist town on the Caribbean sea between Santo Domingo and Juan Dolio. On the map of the Dominican Republic you can… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.69
out of 5 stars from 89 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Child size Dorado (Mahi Mahi)!
Obviously comfortable accommodations!
Fun for the whole family!
+50
Angler Rating
69
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Matt L.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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6 hours on Gone Dog - What a day!

VERIFIED   August 5, 2020
My family had a blast with Captain Cocote and First Mate Vladimir aboard Gone Dog! I’ve been offshore big game fishing in...
Matt L. recommends Big Marlin Charters – Gone Dog 37'
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Dan C.
Evans, GA
 5.00
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9hr trip with Capt. Yustas

VERIFIED   July 14, 2020
Booked the 9hr trip with Capt. Yustas and the Gone Dog crew for my wife’s 50th birthday for her to try and fulfill her...
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David L.
Bavaro, 11
 5.00
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Half Day with Captain Richard & First Mate Yuri

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
Our fishing trip was OUTSTANDING even though it rained for the first 30 minutes or so.  The captain took us out about...
David L. recommends "Big Marlin" Private Charter – Sherlock 39'
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Charles N.
Arlington, TX
 5.00
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Bad weather

VERIFIED   January 15, 2020
Because of bad weather, my trip was canceled and they tried to accommodate me for another day. I only had one day open but...
Charles N. recommends "Big Marlin" Private Charter – Sherlock 39'
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William B.
Dallas, Texas
 5.00
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Half day trip with Gone Dog

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
The overall experience with this boat was amazing.  They were super friendly and very easy to communicate with before...
William B. recommends Big Marlin Charters – Gone Dog 37'
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