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.

Hey, I'm Captain Manuel Santana

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

4.5 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (14)
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $300

Viking Fishing Charters – NV

4.5 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (14)
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $300

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - PV

4.6 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (3)
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $300

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (17)
Nuevo Vallarta
 Last booking: 5 days ago
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trips from $300

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.6
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out of 5 stars from 48 reviews
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Great Fishing Trip!
Full day
Expand to see whales
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
69%
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Christina M.
San Antonio, TX
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Great Fishing Trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  10 Hour Trip - Big Game on November 24, 2021
The fishing trip was great! Lots of waters, drinks and great tunes, all greatly appreciated. We left on time and came back...
Christina M. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Cory R.
Argyle, TX
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Full day

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing on November 23, 2021
The crew did amazing was caught a mahi and blue marlin. Very helpful in preparing to bring the fish in the boat. Good choice...
Cory R. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Paul J.
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ miles) on November 19, 2021
Paul J. recommends Viking Fishing Charters – PV
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Troy W.
Santa Cruz, CA
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Small Game Fishing on July 30, 2021
Omar and Francisco where fantastic.
Troy W. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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Paul G.
Saint Joseph, MO
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Small Game Fishing on October 20, 2021
Paul G. recommends Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV
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