Captain
Gabriel Alcaraz

Member since November 2013 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
Captain Gabriel Alcaraz spent all his life on the beach. He started as a first mate at the tender age of 11, working on commercial fishing boats and charter vessels. Born and raised in the area, Gabriel is a second-generation fisherman who has been guiding for the past 2 decades. Capt. Gabriel even designed his own boat!
Techniques
Trolling live bait and lures for Mahi and Sails, looking for the trash lines, logs etc. Fishing is 50% good luck and 50% passion. We have good luck - we're just expecting your passion!

Hey, I'm Captain Gabriel Alcaraz

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
Captain Gabriel Alcaraz spent all his life on the beach. He started as a first mate at the tender age of 11, working on commercial fishing boats and charter vessels. Born and raised in the area, Gabriel is a second-generation fisherman who has been guiding for the past 2 decades. Capt. Gabriel even designed his own boat!
Techniques
Trolling live bait and lures for Mahi and Sails, looking for the trash lines, logs etc. Fishing is 50% good luck and 50% passion. We have good luck - we're just expecting your passion!

My Charter Listing

Super Panga Tres Estrellas

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Puerto Vallarta
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Customer Reviews

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4.6
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out of 5 stars from 236 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
84%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
64%
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Anna J. E.
Irapuato, Guanajuato
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Full Day (8 Hours) with Omar and Niko

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Offshore on December 31, 2021
This excursion was a vacation-maker. We were met bright and early and swept 40km out of the bay to start fishing. With the...
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Dakota S.
Juventino Rosas, Guanajuato
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Full day extended trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Extended on November 9, 2021
Me and my wife had a great time fishing with Gabriel! We definitely caught our fair share of fish, even though many other boats...
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Kate M.
St. Louis, MO
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6-hour trip with Niko

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Fish/Snorkel/Beach on September 15, 2021
Despite my husband being stricken by sea sickness almost immediately upon getting on the boat, we thoroughly enjoyed our time....
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Matt L.
Minneapolis, MN
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Half Day in the Bay

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on December 29, 2021
Overall this was an enjoyable trip.  That said, I’d recommend not doing a 4 hr excursion if you’re truly looking to get...
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Debbie P.
Cedarcreek, MO
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Half day trip in bay

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on January 20, 2022
Our captain knew we were out for the boat ride as much as the fishing so he was an excellent tour guide as well.  Captain...
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