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Captain Ricks Sport Fishing

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Calle Chetumal Km. 269.5, Playa del Carmen 77714, Mexico
+52 888 449 3562
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Calle Chetumal Km. 269.5, Playa del Carmen 77714, Mexico
+52 888 449 3562

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Do not waste your time or money here. The crew is less than friendly, boats are small and over crowded and are not equipped with depth finders so the fishing was terrible. Cost was pretty competitive with most Deep Sea, but do not waste your...More

2  Thank courtneycurtis75
Reviewed 1 week ago

About 6 of us decided to try our hand offshore fishing. We are no strangers to it being from Southwest Louisiana. However, we have to travel about 200 miles out to nice water to catch bill fish. So we gave it a try knowing they...More

Thank YoBob536
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our four year old son fishing for the first time & we had a blast! We went out on The Puffin with Capt Lala & First Mate Rocky. They were wonderful & we couldn't have asked for a better day. We landed two...More

Thank cebarker81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself & my two sons booked a 4hr trip with Captain ricks, we had the "Big fish" boat & crew . we opted for a 2hr "Trolling " & 2hr "Reef" sessions ., which was no problem with the Capt & crew. The boat was...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I simply cannot say enough about my experience with Captain Rick's! I booked a private charter for my husband's surprise 30th birthday trip to Mexico. We live in FL so he's an avid fisherman and I knew he would absolutely love it. I was right!...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 4 people and booked a 6 hour trip on the My Obsession. Capt. Roberto and 1st mate Francisco did an outstanding job of putting us on the fish. We caught and released 4 sailfish, 2nd and 3rd were doubled up,...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We went deep sea fishing today on a boat called Wild Bill captained by Danny an his 1st mate Frank they were brilliant. 1st time I've caught a mahi mahi. We had some good music played too...the fish were a bit quiet today so we...More

Thank Lorraine G
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You had a good crew with Danny and Frank. They like to fish and find good ones on a slow day. Thanks for sending in a review.

Reviewed August 8, 2017

I booked a 6 hour trip on the Obsession for my family of 4 and it was awesome. Captain worked hard to put us on fish with a combo of trolling and bottom fishing. Deck hand was awesome as well. Not only do I recommend...More

Thank Mark D
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

We look forward to seeing you again next year. The captain on your boat is a great guy for finding the fish and the mate loves to work with our guests.

Reviewed July 25, 2017

We chartered the Big Fish for our family and spent the day trolling and also snorkeling. We caught 12 fish in total and kept 9 of them. The crew was fantastic and were very helpful in answering our questions. They fillet two of the El...More

Thank Paul W
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Fish always taste better when you catch it! Glad it was one of your best meals in Mexico. We hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Took the 3/4 day fishing on Big Fish. Crew was good, we did catch fish but the boat was is much need of repairs. First was told the "AC works some", well as long as it's plugged into electric it does. Generator hasn't worked in...More

Thank billrthomas
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

There is no excuse for that boat on the day you went fishing. I just had the crew in my office. And everything will be corrected before that boat goes out again. The regular captain has been off for a few days and they did...More

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