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

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(61 reviews)
Willemstad
trips from $700

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (69)
Half day trip
4 hour Half day trip
4 hour Half day trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
74%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Adam S.
San Antonio, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day w/Gordo

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on March 15, 2023
I’m one of those folks that does a ton of research before committing to a fishing guide, and Gordo backed up everything I...
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Casey M.
Anderson, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 day with Captain Gordo

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on March 16, 2023
We had an amazing time on the boat! The captain and crew were amazing to deal with. Super kid friendly and supportive. The...
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Bruce S.
Montpelier, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day with Captain Gordo

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 21, 2023
My wife and I had a wonderful time. Gordo and mate Cornell were a joy to fish. We were shown dolphins and Portuguese man o’...
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Craig C.
Emmaus, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6-hr trip with Captain Gordo on Papucho IV

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 14, 2022
I booked a private charter CD with Captain Gordo on Papucho IV during a cruise stop and had one of the best days ever. The...
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Blake R.
Benson, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on May 9, 2023
Great trip! So glad we made it out here for it. Caught 16 with a nice 50-60 lb yellow fin. Highly recommend and when I’m...
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