October 2020

Puerto Vallarta Fishing Report

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Reviews of Fishing in Puerto Vallarta

5 hour trip
Dawn P. fished with Calypso on February 26, 2020
The seasoned angler may be disappointed with the lack of “hands on” fishing
10 hour trip on Don Gato
John J. fished with Pesca Con Dongato on February 16, 2020
Last year I fished the bay and got skunked. It is definitely worth the extra time and money to fish the blue water.
6 hour trip with Capt. Sam and Capt. Carlos!!!
Todd And Sondria Giardina fished with Calypso Charters – Calypso II on February 10, 2020
We had a great day on the water! Everything was perfect!
6 hr Bay trip
Michael Z. fished with PV Hook Up - GuanaTuna PV on November 4, 2019
Pangas are great for 2 on in-shore, close-in fishing. If you're after bigger game fish, charter a bigger, faster (yes more expensive) boat.
3/4 day on the El Amo
Matthew M. fished with El Amofishingpvmex2 on October 17, 2019
I was told by the deckhand for the best chance at larger species like Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, etc. to book a longer 10 -12 hour trip. 6 hour trips only go 18-20 miles out and the longer trips go 40 miles plus. Was also told that November and December are the best months at larger species around the Bay for shorter trips. I mention this as something to consider if booking, just depends how long you want to fish and dedication to fishing as it relates to the rest of your party. My friend and I only booked the 6 hour because our wives came along and fishing was not their primary focus of this vacation. One item to note: bring cash with you to pay for the balance of the charter in the morning, our friends thought they would be able to use a card to pay and ended up having to go to an ATM to get cash which cut into our primetime early morning fishing. Also, bring food or snacks if your group needs breakfast, the boat will stop at a dockside restaurant if you want it to and our group had some breakfast burritos delivered to the boat. We thought there would be stores and restaurants open by the marina that we could stop at before getting on the boat. I'm not sure what time these businesses open but at 6:30 AM and even after 7:00 AM marina was still a ghost town with nothing open.
Captain made it a great day
Bob M. fished with High Tides Fishing on June 21, 2019
Be ready to catch lots of Bonita on a short trip
8hr Father's day trip
Daniel S. fished with High Tides Fishing on June 17, 2019
If you're planning on fishing around the Marietas area, they're closed on Monday from any type of tourism.
10 hr with Capt. Jamy
John L. fished with High Tides Fishing on June 6, 2019
June was great but I think the end of May would've been even better.
AMAZING EXPERIENCE!! Best fishing in Puerto Vallarta!!
Scott P. fished with Little By Little PV on May 4, 2019
Not sure about any of the other charters I've only used little by little chater and was the best fishing experience I have had fishing abroad.
Great boat & crew!
April Z. fished with Little By Little PV on May 2, 2019
Spend the money and go out for at least a half day. Anything less than that is a waste.