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“Great day of fishing with Adan!”

Gitana Sport Fishing
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We had a great day of fishing with Captain Adan Valdovinos Olea on the Gitana II. We opted for the combination small game/snorkeling trip. We caught a bunch of bonitos, releasing some. At about noon, we went to Ixtapa Island where El Indio prepared some of our fish 4 different ways while we snorkeled. Raw, sliced thin with a soy based sauce was my favorite. Saw a whale, turtles, and a porpoise during the trip. Adan was great company and a skilled fisherman/captain. I'll definitely book trips with him when I return to Zihuatanejo!

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

we booked with Santiago with zero issues via paypal. We met Santiago at the pier (first we grabbed the awesome made to order sandwiches from the ladies at the pier) and he called Adan who was waiting in the wings to pick us up. We were on the water by 6:15 a.m. and back to the pier right about 1:30. He worked hard with the poles/lines all day. We did catch/tag release 2 good size sail fish and we had two on the line that we didn't get to the pole in time they hit and were gone that fast.

Have fished with Adan before and he's a great , hardworking man. Will use him again on future trips.

Thank MARYANN H
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Traveled to Zihua the first 2 weeks in November,2017. We fished with Santiago and Adan four times. The first day we caught a few Dorado, a Wahoo, and many Bonitos at the white rocks .Second trip we fished at the white rocks again with more Dorados and Bonitos. The third trip we went down the cost and fished for Roosterfish. Caught one nice Rooster about 30lbs and caught a few Dorado on the trip back. Day four we caught, tagged and released 3 nice sailfish. We always have a great time, and catch fish with the Gitana crew.

Thank hongsuguy
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

My family was fortunate to book several days on the water with Captains Santiago and Adan Valdovinos while vacationing in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo in June. This trip was the first opportunity my daughters had to fish at this level and they loved it. Santiago and Adan worked very hard to make it a great experience not just a fishing trip. From the moment we met them at the pier until we returned from fishing each day, they were non-stop working to hookup fish, make us comfortable and keep conversation/information flowing. They practice Tag and Release and really care about their fishery and community. We caught our fair share of tuna and sailfish while offshore and Rooster Fish while working the shoreline. If you visit Ixtapa/Zih, do not miss the opportunity to spend a few days on the water with Captains Santiago and Adan. Not only will you see great sites, catch beautiful fish, but will gain two new friends. Both Santiago and Adan are great fishermen, honest, personable, sincere, and work hard to make time on the water safe, productive and enjoyable. Thank you for the pictures, memories and great family experiences gentlemen!

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Captain Santiago has always done the best for his clients. My wife and I have fished many times with him and his brother Adan . We have always had a great time with these guys.They are both very experienced and have excellent equipment. We Had a fantastic trip April 7, 2017. Caught 1 blue marlin 180llb, then caught 2 large yellowfin tuna 1@160 - 1@170 lbs. one of the best days fishing ever!! Santiago has been real busy this year and I would highly recommend you make a reservation or have a lot of time to see if there's a cancellation.

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