Captain
Manuel Santana

Member since June 2014 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja of Viking Fishing Charters inherited the passion for fishing from his father, who was a founder fisherman in Puerto Vallarta. He was born and raised by the sea. Victor Manuel has been drawn to the coast, sailing the waters and helping others fall in love with fishing. The Captain has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best - putting people on fish.
Techniques
Popping, Trolling, Jigging and Live Bait.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja of Viking Fishing Charters inherited the passion for fishing from his father, who was a founder fisherman in Puerto Vallarta. He was born and raised by the sea. Victor Manuel has been drawn to the coast, sailing the waters and helping others fall in love with fishing. The Captain has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best - putting people on fish.
Techniques
Popping, Trolling, Jigging and Live Bait.

My Charter Listings

Viking Fishing Charters – PV

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 12 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $250

Viking Fishing Charters – NV

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 14 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $250

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - PV

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 2 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $250

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 12 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $250

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.57
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out of 5 stars from 40 reviews
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Awesome 6 hrs fishing trip
Awesome 6 hrs fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
65%
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Israel O.
Austin, TX
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Awesome 6 hrs fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Combined Excursion on April 30, 2021
Crew are awesome and helpful and funny as well I’ll look for them next time that I come back to Vallarta
Israel O. recommends Viking Fishing Charters – NV
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Martin B.
Mansons Landing, BC
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Half day with Omar and Eduardo

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Fishing & Snorkeling on April 15, 2021
We had an awesome half day trip around the bay, fishing and sightseeing. Knowledgeable and fun I would recommend them to anyone...
Martin B. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Jeff S.
Hudson, WI
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Good day to be on the water

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Small Game Fishing on March 12, 2021
My wife and I both enjoyed our 4 hour AM trip on Viking one.  We caught fish, including the nice one pictured here.  We will...
Jeff S. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Kara R.
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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10 hour Deep Sea

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip - Big Game on December 13, 2020
My family of 5 went out on this trip. We had a bit of a rough ride, literally. Not due to any part of the captain Carlos but...
Kara R. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Mark M.
United States
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8 hr big game trip.

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing on March 22, 2021
Crew asked us what we wanted action or a chance at the big ones. We chose action and they delivered!
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