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Old 03-09-2011   #1 (permalink)
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Fishing question

Does anyone know if I would be able to go out fishing for under 100$ I have done some searching but have not come up with anything, please help.
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Go see Captn Walter at Puerto Aventuras,his boat's are at the north end of the Marina by the boat launch.
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We used Captain Ricks they were very good

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Captn Walter is a smaller operation more personable seem's to be less money.
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What does he fish for?
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Bill fish season is just starting,Dorado,Barracuda,Mackeral,Tuna Etc.If you want something you can eat they will bottom fish for Grouper,Snapper and many more.Best time of the year is April-Sept.The best part of fishing there is you only go out 1/4 to 1/2 mile and run up and down the reef line.
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Capt Walter is cheap, but not that cheap. The only way I know to fish for 100.00 is to share a boat.

I am referring to the charter fleet. It may well be that you could flag down a panga for that kind of money. Don't know.
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We fished with Captain Rick's in 2009 and had a great time. Cost was much more than $100, but it was a private charter for the 6 of us.

We fished half a day and snorkeled half a day. They took us to a pretty secluded cove and we saw tons of turtles and colorful fish.

Does anyone know if the end of may into the first part of june is usually good for fishing? If so what type of fishing is best?

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Old 04-05-2011   #9 (permalink)
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Yes, normal charter for a trip like you describe is 690.00 for a full day.

In June, the fishing is generally very good. At that time we are trolling for the apex predators. These are the sailfish, white marlin, blue marlin, dorado and wahoo. We troll for these fish. It is prime fisihing season in June. Bottom fishing is normally not so good. Reason being is that the seas are generally a little rough. It's not a problem when trolling but it makes it difficult to sit in one spot comfortably.

This of course doesn't affect the snorkeling part of the trip because that is usually in protected coves.

Feel free to PM me if you have more specific questions.

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Our Mexico Trip is booked from May25 thru June 1st so hopefully the end of may is close enough to June to still be considered "good Fishing" Thanks for the info regarding the fish types. Trolling is exactly what we did in 2009 and we did land a nice sail fish but other than a barracuda that got off the line right before being pulled into the boat, that was it. We had several strikes (6-8 times) but the boat captain couldn't seem to set the hook or when he grabbed the pole nothing was there... Captain of the boat said all people were reporting slow fishing that day (it was somewhat cloudy, first week of june.) $690 was the price, which isn't bad if split amongst two couples or so. Snorkeling was great, fishing was fun but slow. I fish commonly here in the states and have sat all day with no fish before so I know it can be expected at times...



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