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Big Buoy Fishing Charters

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Calle Principal Lote 70 | Iztapa, Puerto de San Jose, Guatemala
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13 Sailfish & 15 Dorado in a Day?!?!?!

We have fished a few places in Mexico and Costa Rica, and have enjoyed catching a few sailfish... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
SJH-SFSD
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Granada, Nicaragua
4th Time is Still a Charm!

This is our 4th trip with Eric, lots of changes to make things even better. Additional boat, new... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Kezman5
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Memphis, Tennessee
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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 of the perks at an affordable price.
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Calle Principal Lote 70 | Iztapa, Puerto de San Jose, Guatemala
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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!

1  Thank Nancy M
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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

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We caught several sailfish, raised two Marlin and landed one. Eric and his crew were topnotch and a class act all the way. My 16 yr old son and i hope to return in December/January when the fish are really biting. Captain Eric handled RT...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had been trying to get down here for 2 years, had a great trip, landed 29 sails 3 days which was a little slow but accommodations, captain Kennedy, and 1 day with Eric rounded out a great time. We came a day early to rest...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

We love Eric’s Big Buoy fishing operation and just returned from another great trip. This was our second visit – and it was even better than the first. We’re experienced fishermen and we’ve traveled for fishing a number of times previously…but we’re also family men...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We spent four days fishing at Big Buoy and what a great four days! Eric was an awesome host! He offered such excellent and personalized service! He truly went above and beyond... The fishing was unreal. We have never experienced anything like it and both...More

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torquenut3
28 May 2018|
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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.
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khsinjungd
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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