Would you like to enjoy the poll-bending thrill of hooking a gigantic fish in Puerto Vallarta?  Are you willing to pay for an awesome experience on one of the great fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta?

If you’re interested in deep-sea fishing the next time you visit Puerto Vallarta, but you’re not an experienced angler, there’s good news!  You don’t have to be an expert to catch big fish when you visit Puerto Vallarta.  In fact, you don’t have to know anything about deep-sea fishing in Puerto Vallarta.  You can catch giant fish right now, with ease, on one of the currently-available fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta.  So, how can such an encouraging claim be made, you ask?

The answer is simple…

Hire the right charter-fishing boat captain.  So, if you don’t want to spend the next few years honing your deep-sea-fishing skills on your own big boat, discover how to fish like a pro right now.  Simply read this short blog post from David Pullen’s Puerto Vallarta blog to quickly learn the few things you need to know ahead of time.  Then, that poll-bending thrill can be all yours when you head down to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

What you’ll uncover in this article…

First, read how to find the best fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta, big or small, extravagant or low-budget.  Next, learn how a good boat captain operating one of the available fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta will make your experience quite simple and very exciting.  You’ll see that a good boat captain does much more than just navigate.  They really make it happen by taking you to the right spot, providing the right gear, and revealing the techniques used by the pros.

Let’s get started…

Picking the right fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta

The first thing to keep in mind is this:  The captain is the most important part of picking the right charter.  So, it’s not about the boat.  To explain, big boats do provide more accommodations, which you may be looking for.  But, a good boat captain provides your best overall experience.  Therefore, while you’re floating on the ocean, learning great fishing techniques while catching giant fish, the size of the boat that you’re on just doesn’t matter, as long as it floats – well, maybe it does matter a little…

Start by checking fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta on Trip Advisor and Yelp.  There, read reviews and write down some notes about location, price, and availability.  Then, you’ll have a good idea about what’s available and what previous customers have to say about each one.

Finding the best fishing captain

Now that you have some good knowledge about the available fishing charters in Puerto Vallarta, it’s time for you to learn what to look for and what questions to ask your prospective captain:

  • Are they licensed and do they provide you with a fishing license?
  • Do they allow catch and keep, or are they strictly catch and release?
  • Is “Boat Captain” the captain’s full-time job?
    • Many boat owners get a fishing license just to subsidize their own hobby
    • A full-time captain works day in and day out catching fish!
  • Does the captain have Puerto Vallarta fishing-tournament accolades?
    • If they’ve won or placed second or third in local fishing tournaments, they know what their doing

Your success as an angler

It’s very important to be prepared.  So, with a little up-front due-diligence on your part, you’ll be able to find the right charter-boat captain for your deep-sea fishing adventure.  Also, you’ll hook some giant fish!

To learn about the types of fish you can catch in Banderas Bay, where Puerto Vallarta resides, check out Puerto Vallarta fishing: The angler’s lowdown in Bandaras Bay.

Puerto Vallarta real estate

Many Americans, Canadians, and people from other countries choose to make Puerto Vallarta their home or vacation home. So, discover how to purchase your dream home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, by inquiring with the top Real Estate broker in the Puerto Vallarta region: David Pullen.

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