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Blue Bayou - Private Charters

Marina Pez Vela, Iztapa 05010, Guatemala
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Great fishing and great accomodations

visited Captain Chris and in two half days of fishing we caught 10 sailfish, 6 large mahis, and... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
rjarango
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Yakima, Washington
Great Fishing, Great lodge, and Great meals!!!

We had a great time with Chris Starrs and his crew. We landed a lot of sailfish, some Dorados, and... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Robert S
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Marina Pez Vela, Iztapa 05010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

visited Captain Chris and in two half days of fishing we caught 10 sailfish, 6 large mahis, and raised 3 blue marlins. The lodge is really a great condo with swiming pool, and great food--You are going to be comfortable between fishing trips--the food is...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a great time with Chris Starrs and his crew. We landed a lot of sailfish, some Dorados, and even a Bonito. Chris and his crews are very skilled in maneuvering the boat, and handling the rigging while we bring in fish. The lodge...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Capt. Chris was an great host and even better fisherman. We fished three full days landing over 30 sails and raising over 40. We raised one black marlin but it just wouldn't bite. We were also lucky enough to catch a dozen yellowfins which made...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We fished with Chris in early June. My wife and son went along and we fished for 3 days. Stayed at the lodge for 4 days and in Antigua for One night. What a great time we had. Tough fishing the fist day but once...More

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My father and I went to Guatemala for 7 days from April 30th to May 7th. We had worked with Lodge owner Captain Chris Starrs for the booking and he was responsive to every inquiry. Now I'll break down my review below: Fishing: The fishing...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Our stay at Blue Bayou exceeded our expectations. Over our three day trip, Captain Chris Stars and his crews teased up over 200 sails for our group of flyfishers. The lodge is private and quiet and the service and food excellent. I would do it...More

Thank Bart P
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

I want to be very clear, this was the best fishing experience of my Life and Captain Chris is awesome. We caught so many Sail Fish, Marlin, Tuna and Dorado that I was begging to stop. If you are even thinking of catching Sail Fish,...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2014

I fished with Chris with my whole family on Dec. 28, 2013. The sea's were very calm, the boat was very accommodating for the four of us. Chris picked us up in Antigua, Guatemala early morning and we drove an hour to the coast -...More

Thank wam00
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Fantastic time with Captain Chris & Crew. They worked hard, and we caught serious sailfish and a dorado. (Got it cooked that night at an Antigua restaurant!) Nothing but sweet things to say about the experience. Chris even wore a Detroit Tiger visor! Seriously, we...More

Thank chiplusko
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

Bravo to Captain Chris Starrs and Blue Bayou for running an outstanding operation. Captain Chris took me and my two sons of a wonderful day of fishing in which we landed 5 sailfish, 2 Mahi Mahi and 1 tuna. The largest sailfish was a spectacular...More

1  Thank Phil G
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mmayeu4
30 March 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
Email is probably the best way to contact Chris Starrs, to answer any of your questions, or to set up your fishing charter. I would also recommend that you look at fishing trends in that area, so that you go during a better... More
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