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“Perfect Day!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Extreme Nicaraguan Adventures

Extreme Nicaraguan Adventures
San Juan Del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
+505 8668 5585
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Rivas
Type: Tours
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Perfect Day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We took an afternoon charter and it was fantastic! Sergio was knowledgeable about the area and tenacious about catching fish, we hit up three different spots! Caught a few good fish but also enjoyed the relaxed feel of the trip.. Great time with good people, would recommend!!

Visited November 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Great time fishing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We went out for a late afternoon ride on the boat and caught a bunch of big fish in a couple hours! We got everything we wanted out of it, Sergio was a chill guy and knew the spots to go to. Would recommend to anyone that wants to go fishing in Nicaragua.

Visited November 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“very bad experience-sergio is an unstable guy”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This review may sound angry, excessive, or hard to believe, but every word is true and accurate.

Myself and 4 other buddies booked his boat to go out on a fishing trip. 2-3 hours was the time frame I believe. We all met in the morning in town and drove out to the dock area. We all got on the boat, and started getting ready to head out. Once on the boat, Sergio said that his bait guy did not show up that morning with the needed bait to catch the fish we were going for. He said he could catch some himself at a certain spot about 20 min boat ride away. This spot happened to be near a decent surf break, so myself and one other friend jumped off the boat to go surf for a little bit, while sergio and the 3 other friends stayed on the boat to try to catch bait.

A little while later, the boat pulled up close, we paddled back to the boat and got on. Our 3 friends were extremely upset, telling us that sergio made no effort to catch any bait, and him and his assistant did a little spear fishing, barely even showing the other 3 guys how to spear fish. At this point we trolled around with fishing lours and no bait, did not catch anything and were told it was time to head back. Obviously, that was not what we had expected or were planning to pay for. I never even touched a fishing pole the entire time on board.

When we got back to port, we told him we were unhappy with how things had gone, and that we did not want to pay full price. We offered about 2/3 of the agreed upon price. At this point, he became very angry, and threatened to have us arrested if we did not pay full price. He also threatened that he knew where we were staying, and that he had a gun back at his house and would come find us. Seriously.

We finally agreed upon a price, which in my opinion was still way too much for what he had provided to us. All he would have had to do was own up to the fact that he did not have the needed bait to fish in the first place, and we could have worked something out. But instead, he clearly was trying to rip us off, and he became extremely threatening when we called him on it.

I would stay away from this company, and sergio in particular at all costs!!!

Visited November 2013
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Sacramento, California
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“You're on vacation...get out on the water!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I've been down to SJDS several times and hit up Sergio for a fishing trip each time. We've caught fish, we've been skunked, but regardless of our fishing success we always have a good time. If you're a pretentious type, looking for a catered yacht fishing tour this might not be for you. But if you're looking for a good time at a good value in a relaxed atmosphere, look no further. Sergio is half American and half Nicaraguan and spent much of his youth in the states so he has an interesting perspective and can give you some great tips for your visit. I like to hang out with Sergio and have a few beers with him and his brother Bob even if I'm not going out on the boat. San Juan Del Sur is not the fishing mecca of the world, but if you're looking for a fun trip with the chance to catch some fish, then Extreme Nicaraguan Adventures is the way to go.

Visited April 2013
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San Carlos, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Can't wait to go again...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Great price, Great guide...we got on Roosterfish easily. Great, great fun...Sergio knows his stuff plus has great spearfishing, hunting, and fishing trips in other parts of Nicaragua.

I plan on hopping on a charter with Sergio whenever I come through town.

Visited August 2013
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