Captain
Derrin Ebanks

Member since January 2016 West Bay, Cayman Islands
Background
Captain Derrin grew up as the deck hand for his father Captain Asley. He has spent more time on the water than on land, and would rather be fishing than doing anything else! A lifetime of fishing in the area has given him the experience and local knowledge to put you on the fish.

Hey, I'm Captain Derrin Ebanks

West Bay, Cayman Islands
Background
Captain Derrin grew up as the deck hand for his father Captain Asley. He has spent more time on the water than on land, and would rather be fishing than doing anything else! A lifetime of fishing in the area has given him the experience and local knowledge to put you on the fish.

My Charter Listing

Captain Asley’s Watersports

46 reviews
West Bay
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trips from $900

Fishing Reports

Beautiful Mahi

November 28, 2019

These colorful and exciting to catch fish are around all year long. Read Full Report →


Colorful Mahi and Blue Marlin

November 27, 2019

Exciting half day charter Read Full Report →


Monster Bull Mahi

November 19, 2019

Exciting offshore trip

November 04, 2019

Chasing tuna and Wahoo Read Full Report →


Exciting combination charter

November 04, 2019

Offshore trip for Mahi and snapper Read Full Report →


Deep dropping for snappers

October 24, 2019

Grocery shopping 1/2 day deep dropping for dinner Read Full Report →


Combination charter

October 15, 2019

Offshore deep sea for tuna and Mahi with some deep dropping for snapper Read Full Report →


Successful Wahoo trip

August 27, 2019

Afternoon half day wahoofishing Read Full Report →


Snapper and Wahoo action

August 16, 2019

Deep dropping for snapper and Wahoo on the troll Read Full Report →


Blue Marlin release

July 19, 2019

Full day trip for tuna and Marlin. Got 2 nice yellowfin tuna , some blackfin tuna and relaxed a Blue Marlin approximately 225 pounds. Read Full Report →


Bucket list fish

June 19, 2019

Offshore fishing, trolling and drifting/chunking for wahoo Read Full Report →


Fishing with Dr.Guy Harvey

December 20, 2018

I’ve fished with Guy many times over the years winning tournaments, tagging and releasing Marlin, sharks and Mahi for research. We fished with a very special lady making it a trip to remember. Read Full Report →


Awesome morning!

May 22, 2016

What an amazing 1/2 day deep sea fishing trip with a wonderful family. It's all about the kids, they're happy we're all happy. We got on some awesome fishing for these kids that love to fish. Several very nice… Read Full Report →


Mahi on the menu!

May 20, 2016

What an exciting morning for these ladies. Fishing a 1/2 day corporate rewards group trip, beautiful weather and very nice people. Came across a school of Mahi early and got some nice fish right away, the ladies did a… Read Full Report →


Incredible Mahi fishing!

May 10, 2016

We are having an amazing Mahi bite with some huge fish around. Find the birds you find the fish, it is an awe inspiring site when you see frigate birds chasing a school, mahi below driving flying fish out… Read Full Report →


Family Fishing Fun

April 11, 2016

What an amazing day today would turn out to be for this awesome family. A Beautiful sunny day and calm seas made for ideal conditions for our full day trip. We pulled 2 nice Blackfin tunas out early but… Read Full Report →


Deep sea action!

April 04, 2016

The deep sea fishing here has been steady with some very nice mahi action. We were on a full day deep sea fishing with snorkeling combination trip today. Found some floating debris on light weed lines and got on… Read Full Report →


Mahi Days are here again!!

March 28, 2016

March/April through the fall are some of our best Mahi months, with April to August usually producing some large fish. For our guest today from Texas, today would not disappoint. Within minutes of putting lines in we were on… Read Full Report →


Caught nine Mahi and one Wahoo

March 18, 2016

We were fishing a full day trip with Joe and Michelle on another beautiful Grand Cayman day. First strike on the deep downrigger produced a very lit up, solid Wahoo that is always a welcome site. We found a… Read Full Report →


Exciting Offshore action.

March 16, 2016

We were fishing the 12 mile Bank on a full day charter with repeat guest Joe from Massachusetts. We landed some nice Blackfin tunas, had Frigate birds chasing schools of nice mahi around but they were a bit finicky,… Read Full Report →


Awesome wahoo bite

March 13, 2016

What an amazing morning to be fishing. We had an exiting and action packed 1/2 day trip this morning for our guest Craig and family. Started off with 2 huge barracudas, 4 Blackfin tunas and then the wahoo showed… Read Full Report →


Wahoo Time!

March 12, 2016

Fishing a 1/2 day deep sea charter for on island residents. Calm, overcast and cooler conditions can be perfect fishing conditions. We had good action this morning with 9 Blackfin tunas, 3 barracudas and a heafty wahoo. Read Full Report →


Grand Cayman deep seafishing

February 25, 2016

Fishing a 3/4 day charter with our guests from the New Hampshire looking some meat for the table. This is Wahoo season and we are having a terrific run of fish, the currents are running right and bringing tons… Read Full Report →


Winter Wahoo bite!

February 22, 2016

It's winter somewhere but thankfully not here. Our temperature may still be 80 but that winter weather else where cools our water slightly and with it brings many wahoo to our waters. Wahoo are hard fighting fish and are… Read Full Report →


Still on the Mahi!

February 21, 2016

Fishing an afternoon half day deep sea charter and shortly after putting the lines in we spotted the ever welcomed Frigate birds frantically pacing the waters surface. As we got closer we could see the flying fish scurrying out… Read Full Report →


Awesome Yellowfin Tuna!

February 20, 2016

Fishing a half day cooperate group out of the Ritz Grand Cayman we headed out from the dock around 8 am and shortly there after we were over the steep drop offs of the North Wall. A few minutes… Read Full Report →


El Tigre! Wahoo fishing.

February 12, 2016

I had no charter today but I would prefer to be on the boat than stuck on land. Today would be just my wife and I so we decided to make a run offshore to try for wahoo which… Read Full Report →


Huge Snapper! The snapper run has begun.

February 10, 2016

A beautiful morning but a bit breezy so our cooperate charter group made the decision to stay inshore and enjoy the calmer waters the Notth Sound provides. Not only did they enjoy the calm sea, a few cold beverages… Read Full Report →


Another beautiful day with friends

February 05, 2016

Every year I take long time friend and repeat guest Jim from Indiana with his friends and family on several fishing trips during his annual stay on island. We have caught some very nice fish over the years and… Read Full Report →


The Mahi are still here!

February 02, 2016

With our guest on board we headed out to do a combination fishing and snorkel trip. Right away on the North wall we were into some great eating Blackfin tuna and had a huge strike that unbuttoned on the… Read Full Report →


Snapper on Fly

January 26, 2016

It was a bit breezy today so we were going to stay in the calmer waters and do some inshore reef fishing with the doctor and his lovely family visiting from Chicago. Anchored up, using spinning tackle and cut… Read Full Report →


Tight lines!

January 25, 2016

We were on a full day charter with guest from Boston, heading to the 12 Mile Bank we came across part of a tree floating about 3 miles from Northwest point. We made a few passes around it landing… Read Full Report →


Awesome 1/2 day Mahi Bite!

January 21, 2016

Caught 4 huge Mahi and 4 skipjack tunas just minutes after leaving the dock. Just a stones throw from land is the North wall which drops to over 6,000 feet immediately and is where we start most of our… Read Full Report →


Awesome offshore day!

January 18, 2016

We were fishing a full day offshore deep sea charter with a resident and his visiting parents. Shortly into our trip just out from the North wall we came across a mother whale and her calf moving very slowly… Read Full Report →


Wahoo Wednesday

January 13, 2016

Headed out to get the early morning bite with three ladies that love to fish. An hour into our trip we had 5 Blackfin tuna and one very nice wahoo on board. Even without the fish this was an… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 46 reviews
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Half day with Captain Darren
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
73%
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Stacy W.
Van Buren, AR
 5.00
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Most knowledgeable captain!

VERIFIED   May 26, 2019
This boat was so clean that it looked like it was on a showroom and it handled fantastic on the big waves. Since I had the...
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Dawn D.
Bodden Town
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Darren

VERIFIED   July 23, 2019
We had a very nice time. Sadly only one small tuna caught, lots of ‘cudas. Hit a few big things that then something bigger...
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Steve H.
George Town
 5.00
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Half Day Trip w/ Captain Derrin

VERIFIED   June 9, 2019
Great time had by all courteous of Captain Derrin. We went out on a half day charter with 4 kids and 3 adults and everyone...
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Ryan W.
Cayman Islands
 4.67
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Half day trip with Captain Darrin

VERIFIED   August 29, 2019
  Fishing with Captain Darren was a great experience. His boat and gear were immaculate!  Would highly recommend...
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Todd R.
George Town
 5.00
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   March 15, 2019
Great day with Darrin!!  Very friendly and super clean boat. Caught barracuda and tuna. Captain was very great with my...
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