Frequently asked questions
Welcome to the frequently asked questions section of Cancun Fishing Charter! If you’re looking for an unforgettable fishing experience in Cancun, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of the most common questions our customers ask us before booking their fishing trip with us.
How much does a fishing trip with Cancun Fishing Charter cost?
Prices vary depending on the type of trip you choose and the duration. Our private fishing trips start at $400 USD for a 4-hour trip on our 31-foot boat, and our shared fishing trips start at $165 USD per person for a 4-hour trip. Check out our website or contact us directly for more information on pricing.
Do you requiere deposit for booking ?
We do not requiere deposit for booking your fishing boat! You only pay the dock fee (14 USD per person) and fishing licence ( 10 USD per person) and aditional services such as catering, photography and transportation.
Is fishing experience necessary to book a trip with Cancun Fishing Charter?
Fishing experience is not necessary! Our captains and crews are trained to help both beginners and experienced anglers. Additionally, we provide all the necessary fishing equipment and teach basic fishing techniques so you can enjoy a successful fishing experience.
What happens if the weather is not suitable for fishing?
Safety is our top priority. If the weather conditions are not suitable for fishing, our team will notify you and offer options to reschedule your fishing trip or receive a full refund.
Can I bring my family and friends with me on a fishing trip?
Absolutely! We love having family and friends on board to share the fishing experience. Our boats are equipped to accommodate large and small groups.
How can I book a fishing trip with Cancun Fishing Charter?
You can book your fishing trip through our website or by contacting our reservation team directly. We are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions and help you plan your fishing adventure in Cancun.
The price is per boat and you can bring 1 or 5 people the price is the same.
Because we are the owners and since you are booking your tour online you save the comission is about 40% off because that’s the comission the hotel will charge me if you will buy my tour in any hotel.
Yes it includes everything, bottled water, soda, bait, tackle, except the fishing license.
The cost is 10 usd per person and you can buy them at the marina the day of your tour. This is the only extra thing you have to pay for.
Since you charter the boat you can choose any time you like we recommend 7 or 8 am.
Not include, is the additional cost. Call to quote or when booking mention that they require the service: +52 998 388 4258
Yes, you can.
Our captains and crew speak at least “Fishing English”. The language will not be a problem.
Yes our fishing boats are more than fully equipped.
As far as fishing tackle is concerned you do not need to bring anything. We provide all tackle needed. We do recommend you bring a hat, sunglasses and sun block.
Seasickness depends on the individual and the conditions of the sea the day you go fishing. We recommend that if you do not know if you get seasick that you take a commercial motion sickness medication or take Ginger pills, which you can buy at any pharmacy or health food store in your hometown. You may also want to use the patches that go behind the ear.
QUESTION ABOUT THE FISHING
What you will catch depends on the time of year you come fishing. To see the various species that you may catch. click here to see a calendar.
When you charter the boat you decide. We normally recommend a combination of the two. So if trolling is slow we pull up on the reef and let you go for groupers and snappers. However the decision is yours.
First look at the fishing calendar and come when the bill fish are here. Second, take an 6 or 8 hours charter. You enhance your chances. Third, tell the captain at check in that your main interest is bill fish.
The fishing grounds are about 35 to 45 minutes from the dock.
The hours of your fishing are calculated from “dock to dock” In other words a 4 hours trip is “4” hours from the time you leave the dock until you return to the dock.
We use ballyhoo, mullet, and lures. We will vary the baitsÂ depending on the fish available at the particular time of year you go.
Yes the staff at the dock will arrange everything for you so that you can mount your fish and have it shipped.
Generally a 10% to 15% tip is given if the crew did a good job for you.
QUESTION ABOUT THE FISH WE CATCH
The best fish for your dinner will be Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Wahoo, King Mackarel, Snapper, and Grouper. Any of these will make for an unforgettable dinner.