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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After emailing Captain Ricks for information and receiving an email back from Glenna, we went online 10/11/18 and booked a boat for a family of 5 on 12/24/18. We then received a confirmation email from Glenna with all the details of our trip. We showed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryMcG123
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We pulled up to the gate and security gave us a form that said Capt. Ricks was under investigation and No longer there. We managed to scramble and find another boat to go out on that morning and were told by that crew as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Captain Rick's has been in Puerto Aventuras for over 30 years and we did not vanish. We are still taking our customers fishing. However, when you cross a guy who seems to think he is a dictator, this is the kind of thing that happens....More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Check out their photos! All of their boats have been impounded by the Federales!! Meanwhile, TripAdvisor is still selling their trips!!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 604seo
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

This is a temporary situation brought on because the operator of the marina pulled some dirty tricks. However, after 30 years in this marina, Captain Rick's is not going anywhere and we are still able to take care of our customer's fishing needs.

Reviewed September 18, 2018

This was fishing trip #4 and all had great catches! This year 3 beautiful Mai Mai 30'-36" in length. last year there was a 60" & 30" Baracuda and a small tuna. and the 1st time a great sail fish! We hooked up on 2...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Went two days ago with captain ricks and had a really good day. Five fishing on the boat and we had the option of trolling and bottom fishing on the reef so we did a bit of both. One of the party caught a sailfish...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

I am happy you had a good first trip. I wish the second one had been better. I know you came into the office to complain, and we asked you what we could do to make it better. You suggested a couple of t-shirts would...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I had read all of the reviews before coming to Cancun, and we had booked ahead of time. Honestly, my entire family got sick because of the choppy water about a few minutes into the 4 hour trip. I have to say that the staff...More

Thank nadia352
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I had a great time fishing and snorkeling on the Sakitumi boat. The coral reef was beautiful, and we even saw a sea turtle! The workers were very kind and polite and made sure we had everything we needed throughout the day. The boat had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Grace C
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went out for a day of fishing and had a blast! Even though we didn’t catch any fish it was it was a lot of fun to be out on the water. We saw a few turtles and soaked up the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

It was a very poor, uninteresting and boring experience on a Captain Ricks boat with Captain Robot and crew. It was more like a ‘fishing watching’ trip than a fishing trip. We understand fishing is luck of the draw and our review is not about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joanne R
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

I remember you from the trip on Sunday. You were on a trip that was to have six people on it, but we broke up the groups so that you only had four people fishing with you. We talked about the fact that you were...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We have fished with charters in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Bahamas, Hawaii, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. Today we fished on My Obsession and wow! This was without a doubt the hardest working crew I have ever fished with. We were on fish quick with three...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 2, 2019|
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Response from jimsP8396CK | Reviewed this property |
After we booked I got a complete case of buyers remorse..... After we booked I read all the reviews. We went anyway and I am glad we did. Yes the boat is older and has definitely seen better days, yes the captain does not... More
May 16, 2017|
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Sorry Big Fish their biggest boat