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At Big Buoy, we are committed to provide you with the sport fishing vacation of your life. We offer all of the amenities that you need: a well equipped, state of the art cruiser, an experienced captain, a gated villa with chef-cooked meals . . . all...more
Calle Principal Lote 70 | Iztapa, Puerto de San Jose, Guatemala
+502 3215 9312
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Eric thank you best time ever , will be in touch ;] Unbelievable numbers of sails , 49 released in two days. Doubles and triples hats off to experience captain Eric thank you and and all the people that work with you .5 star fresh...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

I just completed my 10th trip with Big Buoy Charters in Puerto San Jose Guatemala. I have now fished at all times of the year and guess what? I caught 68 fish in three fishing days. Twelve sailfish, fourteen yellowfin tuna, forty one mahi mahi,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

and Megan. From my first contact with Eric everything in the planning phase went smoothly. I spoke to Eric several times and he answered all my questions. Besides the 3 days we planned to spend fishing Eric recommended that we spend a few days touring...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The following is an unsolicited, wholly accurate assessment of Big Buoy Fishing. Beginning approximately fifteen years ago, I commenced fishing in Costa Rica and Panama. I completed ten to fourteen trips to Quepos and Playa Jaco prior to moving to Jaco in 2012. My objective...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank fergusonbob468
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We have fished a few places in Mexico and Costa Rica, and have enjoyed catching a few sailfish, striped marlin, dorado, yellowfin tuna, and more. I've known that Guatemala is reputed to have the best sailfishing in the world, and now having experienced just one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is our 4th trip with Eric, lots of changes to make things even better. Additional boat, new house, and Kennedy as a Captain. My brother and I have been fishing with Eric for 4 years and have been witness to his growth but the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We caught 6 sail fish. Everyone in our group each caught a nice size sail fish. Crew was great. Owner was very organized and communicated well beforehand.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

January 10th thru 15th 2018 Cannot say enough about Big Buoy Fishing Charters and how well Eric took care of our group of eight during the entire 4 day trip, from when we walk out of the airport on our arrival Eric was personally standing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 351MN
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just returned from Eric's place. We had another awesome trip! The resort, meals, boat crew.were all great. Everyone was so fun. Over all a 10+ time.You are never to old to catch the big beautiful Marlin, sails, mauimaui even tuna!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It seems that my revue did not get submitted so here it is I planed a trip to Guatemala and wanted to try deep see fishing,in the process of booking other sites i wanted to see, Eric from Big Buoy contacted me and made me...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank andremartinford
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28 May 2018|
Response from 351MN | Reviewed this property |
The best way to find out pricing and dates is to contact Big Buoy Fishing Charters direct. They are easy to find via the internet.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Ericgoetz | Property representative |
Yes that's no problem. Send me an email with a phone number
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That is not a problem