Captain
Adrian Arcay

Member since July 2016

Costa Adeje, Spain

Background
Captain Adrian Arcay loves to fish, and his passion eventually led him to start The Rodfather Tenerife Fishing charters a few years ago. Although they are a relatively new addition to the charter industry, both Capt. Adrian and his deckhand have made a great name for themselves, with The Rodfather being known as one of the most famous and successful boats in the area. In June 2016, they competed in the 16th Deep Sea Fishing Championship on La Gomera Island, where they placed 2nd out of 30 boats. Capt. Adrian and his crew always give their all to put their guests on the best catch, while providing them with a quality service and a fantastic day on the water.

Hey, I'm Captain Adrian Arcay

Costa Adeje, Spain
Background
Captain Adrian Arcay loves to fish, and his passion eventually led him to start The Rodfather Tenerife Fishing charters a few years ago. Although they are a relatively new addition to the charter industry, both Capt. Adrian and his deckhand have made a great name for themselves, with The Rodfather being known as one of the most famous and successful boats in the area. In June 2016, they competed in the 16th Deep Sea Fishing Championship on La Gomera Island, where they placed 2nd out of 30 boats. Capt. Adrian and his crew always give their all to put their guests on the best catch, while providing them with a quality service and a fantastic day on the water.

My Charter Listings

    
Costa Adeje
trips from
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Fishing Reports

Another great catch this week!!!

October 20, 2017

Awesome 93kg Yellowfin Tuna caught this week, again on light tackle !!! Stella 30.000 SW Black Hole Cape Cod special Read Full Report →


Yellowfin Tunas and many Bonitos!!!

October 01, 2017

Good fun this week with with some yellowfins and Bonitos all caught on spinning reels to maximise the drill !!! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.82 out of 5 stars from 46 reviews

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Went fishing on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fished October 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Fantastic fishing trips with Rod Father. Enjoyed the first day so much we booked for the Friday afternoon/evening trip to concentrate on deep sea fishing to catch tuna.
We caught one 30-40 kg tuna.
The crew are amazing. Adrian the skipper is an experienced hand and his first mate was brilliant.
Thanks guys definitely see you next year.

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Went fishing on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Didn’t catch any fish ,but the captain and crew did try very hard . Would diffently use them again

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Went fishing on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

We caught zero fish, and was disappointed. But the captain tried his best, and the boat and gear was fine. Therefore we give 4 stars, and recommend The Rodfather.

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Went fishing on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Great time. Good laugh and nothing was too much to give my eleven year old a fantastic experience

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Went fishing on Saturday, October 14, 2017

Not the best weather conditions but the crew new there stuff and made sure everyone on board caught even if it was not the bigger species

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Went fishing on Friday, October 13, 2017

Adrian very experienced and so passionate about what he does. We had a very successful afternoon and caught a fair few.
Will definitely go again…. thank you Adrian and your crew

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Went fishing on Monday, October 9, 2017

Fantastic afternoon fishing on the Atlantic. We didn’t catch much on this occasion but not through lack of trying. Adrian , the Captain, used his skill and technology to locate fish but they just weren’t hungry- that’s nature for you! All different fishing techniques tried and we eventually caught a few. Alex , crew, was great - set everything up and was a really nice guy. Would highly recommend this trip and we will definitely be returning next time we are in Tenerife.
Sal and Chris

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Went fishing on Monday, October 2, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, September 29, 2017

First ever sea fishing trip with my 9 year old Grandson, great experience and crew were excellent and made the experience something my grandson will always remember, catching dozens of mackerel and 2 Skipjack Tuna. Highly recommend.

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Went fishing on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Great crew and great first ever big game fishing experience, no complains and brilliantly spent time in the sea. Would recommend.

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Went fishing on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

I have done this kind of fishing be4 in February and it was constant fish. However this time in September not so many fish the crew tried slot of method but the fish just were not having any of it however that is fishing u can’t catch all the time. I took my dad with me on this trip as he has never been fishing be4 after a 4 hour wait and several beers bang fish on my dad’s rod he grabbed the rod and the expression on his face as he felt the strength of the bonitos
he hooked just made it all with it was the only decent fish of the day just as we were giving up I caught 2 puffer fish not great fighting but interesting to see.great day out always a great experience thanks to the crew of the rod father soon as I am back in Tenerife I will be booking up with you guys hopefully for a private charter for some fly fishing

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Went fishing on Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Great four hours out with great company and Adrian the skipper does all he can to get you into the fish

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Went fishing on Monday, September 4, 2017

Had an amazing time today on the Rod father. Didn’t catch any big fish but caught skipjack tuna puffer fish and wrasse. We also saw lots of pilot whales and some dolphins. It was such a lovely morning would definitely book with them again. They were very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Lots of confusion over transport to harbour from hotel at booking stage but Adrian did fund from his own pocket the transfer.
He also gave us a €20 discounts pay or our taxi back to our hotel. As with any fishing trip we didn’t catch too many fish, only a handful of small ones but he made every effort during the trip with several types of method and location tried.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, August 21, 2017

If you get the chance to go deep sea fishing here in Tenerife, this is the trip for you. The Captain of this trip is amazing and very friendly. Great with children too. Although we didn’t catch much we did have an amazing time and the captain moved around to find to try and find the fish for us. As a fisherman I can understand that you don’t catch every time you go out. The experience and the fun is what counts as this trip is fantastic. Thank you skipper definitely see you again.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, August 18, 2017

Had a great half day on the 19/08/17. Unfortunately we didn’t hit into any big fish but sometimes that’s just fishing. Adrian and his hand were really welcoming and new the waters well, and did warn us before we set off big fish didn’t look likely. We spent 2 hrs trawling for big fish before we then got 2 hrs with rod in hand. The captain and his mate set up the rods and then took us spots to target certain fish this is where their experience showed as we did catch what was expected. Overall had a great day and will be booking again when I next visit adeje.

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Went fishing on Friday, August 18, 2017

Great day out captain and crew was very helpful and friendly .

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Went fishing on Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 27, 2017

overall a good day out for a fishing experience
We didnt catch what we were after but everyone did catch something all be it tiddlers
This was no fault of the crew who tried every possible method to catch fish , trawling for marlin etc fishing for bait , using bait for bottom fishing which provided a nice trigger fush some bream and pufferfish a dreaded venemous weaver fish also ended up on board and was quickly dealt with by the skipper
If your after a big game experience I would advise calling Adrien to see if theres big fish getting caught. He knows his stuff and loves fishing and would try anything to get you on the fish

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Went fishing on Friday, June 30, 2017

Absolutely brilliant - would reccomend to anyone! My boyfriend likes fishing back in England but I myself have never tried it before and to be honest always thought it would be boring. The two men on the boat were very friendly and even stopped the boat for us when we saw whales and dolphins which was amazing. The sea was choppy the day we went out so unfortunately we didn’t manage to catch any big fish but Adrian let us stop the boat in some smaller fish areas for a couple hours and everybody managed to catch some fish!!! I was very happy with all my catches, including some puffer fish!! (I am the most clumsy person going so don’t think you will not catch anything if you go). They also do snacks and drinks on board. Beautiful day out. (Also not to long so kids wouldn’t get bored).

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

We did not catch today but the skipper could not have done anymore to try and find us fish. We did see dolphins and a beaked whale what we were told is rare to see so wasca bonus. Would definitely go again but early in the year.

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Went fishing on Sunday, June 18, 2017

Excellent trip with Adrian, shame we didn’t catch the fish we wanted but would definitely recommend

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Nice boat friendly crew. Serious shortage of fish! Nobody was catching anything other than a few skipjack tuna.

Jim Bickler does not recommend The Rodfather Tenerife Fishing

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Went fishing on Thursday, May 4, 2017

Very good trip. Captain Adrian and mate were very friendly and informative. Very good English and very sociable. Loved using the small rods to catch live bait. After trolling for a couple of hours we hooked a tuna. Unfortunately after an hour of reeling the fish got off the hook. All good experience. Saw dolphins and a turtle.

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Went fishing on Monday, April 24, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Had a lovely day out very friendly and helpful crew. My 8 year old son and mum “s first fishing trip and they both enjoyed catching bait fish. Moved on to catch blue fin tuna which we found and had a run but didn’t land it. But had an excellent trip and would definitely go back to the Rodfather.

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Outstanding!!! Thank you for the great days fishing and will see you again the next time I’m over for sure. Keep smiling

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Went fishing on Sunday, March 26, 2017

I really enjoyed our trip.. even though we hadn’t caught what we set out to catch, the rod father crew kept it fun and interesting! We were constantly on the hunt! Working with the seagulls and other charters trying to locate the shoals but unfortunately not much was caught from any charter in that day.. that’s the way it is sometimes. Adrian intercepted turtles, dolphins and pilot whales whilst we were trolling around for tuna which made the trip pretty special.. Adrian and his crew members genuinely care about their customers and try their hardest to make it a great experience!

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Went fishing on Thursday, March 9, 2017

Very nice and professional crew.  Great boat and equipment. I can recommend this trip

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Went fishing on Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, February 24, 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, February 25, 2017

very professional and with great material for fishing the captain gets quickly objectives and successes in fisheries.

a wonderful afternoon with fishing of tuna and bait, as well as professionalism and experience of the captain and sailor.

totally recommended for fishing of high quality in Tenerife

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Went fishing on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Great trip and really friendly crew, would definitely recommend!

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Went fishing on Monday, January 16, 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, December 30, 2016

Had a great time on this boat yet again, good staff and clean tidy boat, will defo book again with the ‘Rodfather’ when we return in the summer, 10/10, highly recommend sea fishing on board the ‘Rodfather’ to others.
(c u soon Adrian)

Mark (The Wirral)

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Went fishing on Wednesday, December 7, 2016

I booked this trip a number of weeks before my holiday having looked at a number of operators in Puerto Colon harbour. Unfortunately, after talking to a number of people in the port prior to the trip, it became obvious that there were very few tuna about. Although this is a well run boat, despite the best efforts of the crew, this proved to be the case. Next time I will only book when I’m in Tenerife and the boats out of Puerto Colon are catching some fish.

As an aside, we did see some dolphins and a couple of pods of pilot whales, so the trip wasn’t a total bust!

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Went fishing on Monday, December 5, 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, November 21, 2016

We had a really great time on the rod father today! Highly recommend it! Very proper professional and fun crew and boat! It was the first time my partner had ever been fishing and she also loved it! First catching bait fish then trawling for the big ones (they were not hungry today) then a bit of bottom fishing a few different species were caught then a bit of trawling for smaller things where we caught a few barracudas!
We even got to see dolphins and whales in the wild!! All in all a fantastic day and we defiantly will be back SOON!!

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Went fishing on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Even though we didn’t catch our target fish we still caught despite the season and thoroughly enjoyed the day out with The Rod Father. Would definitely recommend to anyone and will be back on our next holiday :-)

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Went fishing on Sunday, November 13, 2016

Spent the morning with Adrian and they could not have been any better! Very friendly and helpful and I will definitely be out with the rod father again!!

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

We had a great day with a top local professional crew.we caught skip jack tuna and saw a marlin being caught.
We highly recommend the rodfather crew,so much so that we have booked a second trip.

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