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Fishing with Ivan

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Captain Ivan is your #1 choice in Playa del Carmen for customized fishing charters. Away from the crowds, owner Captain Ivan offers outstanding service and excellent fishing. State of the art equipment and a brand new boat with toilet offer al the...more
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Beach on 14th Street | With Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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All reviews mahi mahi mary sue hour trip caught barracuda amberjack indigo beach catch fish nice barracuda amber jack fish cooked trigger fish white marlin ceviche these guys deck hand great morning great trip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wish they had an option for more stars! These guys were excellent. From the booking to the crew! Can't say enough good things about "Fishing With Ivan". The crew worked hard on getting us on the fish.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mainrift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a fishing experience or just an fun excursion during you stay at Playa Del Carmen - please use Fishing with Ivan. Communication was clear, thorough and in English. Vivian sets everything up for you, via email. They warn you of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tomoye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with for a four hour trip in the morning with them. Within the first hour, we had three Mahi Mahi on the line and got all of them on the boat. Danielle who was the deck hand worked hard the entire time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dzrh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miguel and Pepe crewed our trip. Couldn’t have asked for a better group of guys. They immediately put us on the fish. They were also fighting hard to maximize our chances of catching more fishing my constantly keeping our bait clear of sea weed which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dontron
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

It was a great day out on the boat the lads put in a 110 percentage to catch the fish from jigging to trolling but unfortunately to no success, but that's fishing. The boat was clean and tidy and the equipment was good quality. Vivian...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Footprintsonyourhear
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I asked for a private trip to specifically go fishing on the reef at anchor for Yellowtail. I got EXACTLY what I asked for and had a simply wonderful time. I will go back. Again and again! Miguel and Chino were a great crew, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DrewHeitner
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Where do I begin? Martin and Jesus (aka) Chuy were very friendly and awesome! I explained to them what I wanted my kids ages (9) & (7) to experience if possible! As always when fishing nothing is guaranteed. It started out slow, but after 1...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Juan L
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

The guys were awesome. Friendly, professional, the boat was clean and in good condition. They made no false promises about what was possible during the low season but we managed to hook up with a giant barracuda. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Very cheap as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mick B
Reviewed October 30, 2018

My fiance and I hired Fishing With Ivan for a 6 hour tour. We were assigned a crew of 3 truly fantastic guys (Pepe, Maguel and Poncho) that made us feel like family. I have a physical limitation that makes getting on and off boats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brad O
vivimex, Manager at Fishing with Ivan, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Dear Brad, it was a pleasure to take you and your fiance on this tour. The crew really enjoyed your company and enthusiam! Thanks again for choosing our service. We hope to welcome you again in the near future.

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Went out on 22nd of Oct and just a bit too choppy . My Son who has never been seasick on at least 25 trips all over the world just became ill and so stopped after 90 mins after one amberjack had been caught. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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vivimex, Manager at Fishing with Ivan, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you for your review and using our service. Captain Miguel and mate Pepe enjoyed your company and actually liked your son’s music choice:) We apologize you were not offered any life jackets. We will remind the crew to point out the location of the...More

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July 4, 2018|
Response from vivimex | Property representative |
For faster communication in general, please contact us directly. Contact info for attractions is no longer listed by TA on the main page of the business, but can now be found on top of any review. Just click on a review and... More
May 10, 2018|
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Response from vivimex | Property representative |
Contact info for businesses is no longer listed on TripAdvisor. We are neither allowed to post our web site here, so just use Google and search for Fishing with Ivan, Playa del Carmen. You will find our web site on the first... More
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
my wife and i had a boat to ourselves. price for the boat was approx £250 ($340?). more people on the boat obviously less expensive