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Address: Km. 269.5 Carretera Chetumal, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 888-449-3562
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Sport-fishing Private Charter in the Riviera Maya
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1st Time Fishing w/ Captain Ricks. The fishing was good

Started looking into this trip with our group around Feb. of this year. I emailed back and forth with Glenna. She was amazing, great customer service. She recommended the Puffin... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Victor S

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Snow Camp, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I chartered the boat Manetto for a 8 hr trip on 7/20/16, from the time we left the dock the mates ( Jony and Iguano ) worked non stop trying to get the fish to bite along with the Captain Pascual trying to find them. we ended up catching trigger fish and a nice sail fish. All in all i... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Booked before we arrived in Mexico. Was so very excited to be doing a "bucket list" Got on the boat, My Obsession. Met the crew and that was about it. Captain was horrible. Seemed like we were bothering him. We all felt so uncomfortable. I understand that there is a language barrier, but they didn't want anything to do with... More 

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I communicated with Glenna several times before our trip. We were on the boat Sakittome. Our.crew was super nice. I set up top and talked to the captain for about an hour. He told me the fishing had been really slow and we honestly needed to book an 8 hour trip to have a good.chance for catching fish this time.in... More 

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Thank FrankieHawn
Glenna U, General Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and compliments on the crew and boat. I wish you got more fish but am happy that you still had a fun time. More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and 11 year old son went on a 4 hour deep sea fishing trip with one of Captain Rick's crews. Their boat (6 people) caught 2 barracudas and another fish that got bitten in half by another as it was being reeled in!. They trolled and bottom fished. My son will say deep sea fishing was his favorite... More 

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Glenna U, General Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this review

I am glad that Captain Rick's could be part of this memory for you husband and son. As a boy, I am sure he was jazzed just thinking about what kind of fish bit the other one in half. More 

Vancouver, Washington
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an 8 hour deep sea fishing excursion with Captain Ricks and we were very disappointed with our experience. We ended our long day realizing we never even touched a fishing pole. My husband and I booked a trip through a different company two years ago in Playa del Carmen and were expecting a similar experience but we were... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel extensively and finding some good boats for fishing during the holiday is very important to my partner. I go along for the ride and to take pictures of the catch. We do this every holiday and in Costa Rica last month 5 days were spent fishing. Captain Ricks is a great set up with very good boats and... More 

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Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for answering my questions so I knew what boat you were on. It allowed me to talk to the crew and take some corrective action. Sorry that your trip was not what you expected or deserved. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a 6 hour fishing trip on the morning of July 13. The staff at the office and on the boat were really nice. The cost of the trip was $580 dollars and included soda and waters but we took our cooler full of beer.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband Charlie and myself booked a private fishing trip and were lucky enough to sail on the Intimidator with Captain Jesus and First Mate Chico. To say the trip was a dream come true would be in understatement. My husband caught the first fish. I nice tuna. I gladly took the second fish that turned out to be my... More 

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a half day trip with two adults and two kids ( 11 and 13) and were put on a boat ourselves which seemed like a great deal. After trawling for an hour with only a couple of interested bites we asked to go bottom fishing so that the kids would keep interested. The fun began then with everyone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started looking into this trip with our group around Feb. of this year. I emailed back and forth with Glenna. She was amazing, great customer service. She recommended the Puffin, said it was her lucky boat. It didn't disappoint. 1 White Marlin, 1 Swordfish, 1 Mahi/Dorado, 1 Bonita. The 2 brothers (twins) that were there to receive us at the... More 

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Thank Victor S
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliments on the office staff as well as the crew. And thank you for posting the pictures. You have a talented photographer in your group. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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