Captain
Gordo (Charles Heldewier Vignon)

Member since April 2014 Willemstad, Curacao
Background
Captain Gordo has won various major fishing tournaments in Curacao and the region, for example the prestigious Presidential Challenge Central America: The 2011 Chivas Regal Aruba Caribbean Cup. This young and enthusiastic captain has been fishing since childhood. He took every opportunity to fish with the older and experienced fishermen to learn the tricks of the trade.
Techniques
All Trolling

Hey, I'm Captain Gordo (Charles Heldewier Vignon)

Willemstad, Curacao
Background
Captain Gordo has won various major fishing tournaments in Curacao and the region, for example the prestigious Presidential Challenge Central America: The 2011 Chivas Regal Aruba Caribbean Cup. This young and enthusiastic captain has been fishing since childhood. He took every opportunity to fish with the older and experienced fishermen to learn the tricks of the trade.
Techniques
All Trolling

My Charter Listing

Fish Curacao on Papucho IV

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Willemstad
trips from $600

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
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out of 5 stars from 33 reviews
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First mahi mahi ever!
My doughter with her first mahi mahi.
Mahi mahi from the grill
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
76%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Marcel B.
Almere, FL
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Half a day trip with captain Gordo and line man Coronel on the Papucho IV

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on November 2, 2020
Trip started from spanish water near our accommodation at 7am after about 25 min we started fishing. We only catched 2 small...
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Al H.
Curaçao
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3/4 day fishing with Captain Gordo.

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on January 17, 2020
Had a great day caught a blue marlin. First ever. The captain and deck hand are experienced fisherman and very attentive.
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Joerg H.
Curaçao
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Full day with Captain Gordo & Coronel

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 24, 2019
Fully prepared boat with all kind of Rods and Lures and Ballyhoos. Slow morning but than we found the birds and got a double...
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Meggan E. W.
Atlanta, Georgia
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Two Days with a Stand Out Crew

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 4, 2017
We had a fantastic experience aboard the Papucho IV.  Captain Gordo and his mates were extremely knowledgeable, friendly,...
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John D.
United States
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8 hour day of fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 26, 2018
Meet Captain Gordo and General the deck hand. Headed out and hooked several fish but some got off. We had two Marlin on at...
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