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Great Captain and nice boat!

Booked a last minute trip with Capt. Gonzalo Castillo and had a great time. Great prices! Very... read more

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Paige and Colton Cabo Trip 2018

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Captain Gonzalo was fantastic for my son and two grandsons, we all caught tuna (a 60 lb. tuna), youngest caught his first dorado, oldest grandson caught quality tuna after a long fight, Captain Gonzalo was excellent, the boat was best ever! Cannot go wrong here!

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Gonzalo and Freddie took the five of us out for a half-day. Three "first-timers" were on the boat, but Gonzalo made everyone feel like a pro and ensured all five of us were always in the hunt and having a great time. There was plenty of instruction, great music, and totally "white-glove" service. Above all - everyone caught fish! Gonzalo knew where to go, what bait to use and the staff were experienced experts in setting the lines, gaffing, getting the fish into the boat and quickly getting lures into the water.

The boat was clean and the equipment was operating flawlessly. Freddie cut some raw tuna (sushi) for us on the boat - delicious - we'll bring soy sauce and wasabi next time! The crew also cleaned and vacuum packed everything; completely full service.

Gonzalo and Freddie are also bilingual, which helps since some of our party didn't speak Spanish that well.

1  Thank John D
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

If you are going out to really fish Gonzalo is the man for you! He takes exceptional care of his gear and his boat and had high quality rods, reels, and line. We stuck into a huge school of dorado and I have never seen anyone hustle like Gonazalo did. I think we had 12 fish to the boat (my husband and I reeling and Gonazalo rebaiting lines and putting out rods, letting fish go, keeping the good ones etc) in under 10 minutes. We caught tuna when there were very few tuna at the fillet station after, so he knew were to look and how to get them to the boat. We'll plan ahead to fish with Gonazalo from now on when we are in San Jose or cabo!

1  Thank Gwyn M
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Spent a day with Gonzalo fishing striped marlin on March 14. Hooked 4 and boated 2 . Awesome day. As guides go , Gonzalo is at the top of the list for SJDC. Knowledgeable, professional and passionate about fishing. Many thanks amigo, see you next year.

1  Thank Tim F
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We were with Chalo on the Jaqueline Sportfishing charter last December of 2016 and had the time or our lives. We had whales breach in front of us which was a bonus. We caught many fish and even brought some snapper back to the resort and our resort chef cooked it for us! My husband caught a rooster fish which was on his bucket list.
Chalo is kind, funny and professional The rate was competitive!

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