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Gitana Sport Fishing

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 558 1923
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Fished March 19, and 23

Fished with el Capitan Santiago and first mate Adan on Saturday. Although the fishing (catching... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2016
TerriRick
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Sylvan Lake, Canada
Great day of fishing

We just returned from a trip to Ixtapa and had the great fortune of fishing with Captain Santiago... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2016
Kim H
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Reviewed March 27, 2016

Fished with el Capitan Santiago and first mate Adan on Saturday. Although the fishing (catching) was not stellar, the crews, equipment and boat are very nice. Quite windy with large waves and swells. We abandoned plans for the deep sea excursion for sailfish and other...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from a trip to Ixtapa and had the great fortune of fishing with Captain Santiago twice. We didn't catch a lot of fish BUT i'd say quality is better than quantity. we did have a lot of excitement catching a 180 pound...More

1  Thank Kim H
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

I host fishing groups every year and these Captains continually win our group tournaments. They are hard working, and fun to fish with. I have know and fished with them for 15 years and have never had a bad experience.

1  Thank SpokaneFlip
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Fished with Santiago and "Frisco"(?). Met Adan prior to boarding. All great guys. Though we did not have a great fishing day, we did catch two mackerel and had a couple hits by sailfish. I wish we would have taken photos of the two fish...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2016

I have fished with Gitana Sport Fishing 7 times in the last calendar year (March 2015, December 2015, January & February 2016) and Santiago and Adan are by far my favorite charter fishing captains in Zihuatanejo! I have had good inshore and offshore action and...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2016

We fish another year with the number one sailfish tag and release Captain in the world, Santiago and his brother Adan. We fished both inshore and offshore and had a great time. We hooked five sailfish and landed three and also caught six awesome roosterfish....More

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Reviewed December 15, 2015

My wife and I along with a good friend recently booked several days of fishing with Santiago. We were very impressed with the boats cleanliness, excellent equipment and fishing knowledge of both captain Santiago and assistant Francisco. These guys know what they are doing and...More

1  Thank Chris R
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Reviewed November 16, 2015

We have fished with Santiago and Gitana many times and he has ALWAYS put us on the fish. We tagged and released four Sailfish this trip. Thanks "Chago", see you next year

1  Thank hongsuguy
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Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I booked with Santiago after reading all of the excellent reviews. I also respect the fact that he practices catch and release for billfish. We started off ripping into a school of Bonita and then used several to troll for bills and sails. Unfortunately we...More

Thank Jason P
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Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Booked a day of fishing with Santiago over the net, his email returns and info where perfect. We stayed in Ixtapa for a week, therefore I had a window of three days to fit in a fish, and Santiago made it work. My Brother in-law...More

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oldmudlight
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Yea, what he said. Lol. Very trust worthy people though.... if you had to use a credit card you could always put big deposit on pay pal then small balance in cash when you get there.
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ice_coldNWO
February 25, 2017|
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Same here. Did you ever get ahold of them?
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