Puerto Vallarta fishing Q and A Policy

Puerto Vallarta fishing Q and A and Policy for more questions please email us direct at info@fishingpuertovallarta.net 

When is the best time to catch Marlin in Puerto Vallarta? 
Normally Season for Blue and Black Marlin is is late June 1st week of December but every fishing Season is a little different feel free to contact us anytime for the latest fishing report.
Is fish cleaning included in charter price? 
Yes the crew will fillet your fish for you just let the captain know how much you would like to take.

Is live bait included in Charter price? 
Yes 10 for 4-6 hour charters and 20 live baits for 8,10,12 hour charters.

Is food and drinks included in Charter price? 
(Food and drinks are not included) you can bring whatever you like or order box lunches and we will have them ready on the boat the morning of your charter.
Is the super panga equipped to catch big fish? 
Yes the Super panga's has won Marlin tournaments and are well equipped for big fish.
Do I need to put a deposit down for my fishing Charter? 
Yes a $150-$500 deposit is required, amount of deposit depends on which boat.

Is the Deposit refundable? 
No All deposits are non refundable unless the port closes. In the event that the it is dangerous and port closes and if We cannot reschedule then your deposit will be refunded in full.
Where do I meet my boat for my Puerto Vallarta fishing Charter ? 
We offer pick up at the following locations 
Los Muertos Pier
Los Peines Pier 
Marina Vallarta 
Nuevo Vallarta 
La Cruz Marina 
Punta De Mita 
Note - Charter Prices are for pick up at the boats home dock for pick up in other locations extra costs will apply. 
Note - Some boats only pick up at there home dock email us direct at info@fishingpuertovallarta.net for more info about pick up prices. 
Contact us to see which dock is closest to your hotel.

Are there Port Fees?
Yes see below
Los Muertos Pier Contact us 
Los Peines Pier $30 pesos per person
Marina Vallarta $80 per adult kids under 12 years free
Nuevo Vallarta  Free
La Cruz Marina  $700 Pesos
Punta De Mita  Contact us 

Can We request a certain captain? 
Yes just let us know who you are looking for and We ill make it happen.
What is the biggest Marlin caught in Puerto Vallarta? 
The biggest Marlin caught in a Tournament here in Puerto Vallarta was 708 lbs caught by captain Steve Torres but We have seem Marlin up to 1,100 lbs.
What is the average size Blue Marlin? 
The average Blue Marlin in Puerto Vallarta is 200-400 lbs
What is the average size Black Marlin? 
The average Black Marlin in Puerto Vallarta is 200-500 lbs
How Many hours should I reserve if I want to catch Marlin? 
10-14 hours offshore to either el banco or Corbetena.
How Many hours should I reserve if I want to catch Mahi Mahi? 
Normally a 8 hour day is sufficient but the big Dorado are normally caught offshore.
Are Prices for the whole boat or per person? 
all of prices are for the whole boat not per person.
Where can I see online reviews for PV Charters? Yes you can see online reviews on TripAdvisor, Facebook, and Google,