Damn Good Fishing Charters In Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing charter in Puerto Quetzal

What are the best fishing charters in Puerto Quetzal?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 6 trips in Puerto Quetzal, and the most popular trips in the area are Standard Package (with Suite Lodging) guided by Ozzy, Performance Package (with Suite Lodging) guided by Ozzy, and World Class Pacific Billfish Bash guided by Ozzy.

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Another popular city nearby for booking a charter is Iztapa.

What types of fishing charters are common in Puerto Quetzal?

Offshore fishing is the most popular in Puerto Quetzal.

The most commonly sought after species in Puerto Quetzal are: 1. black marlin, 2. blue marlin, 3. mahi mahi / dorado, 4. roosterfish, and 5. sailfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Puerto Quetzal are bottom fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and jigging but light tackle fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Puerto Quetzal fishing charters cost?

in Puerto Quetzal prices can range anywhere from $5,995 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a full day in Puerto Quetzal is $10,201.

When is the best time to go fishing in Puerto Quetzal?

The best time to go fishing can depend on a number of factors. Call us to talk fishing!

Where can I get a Puerto Quetzal fishing license and what are the bag limits in Puerto Quetzal?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Puerto Quetzal, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Puerto Quetzal. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Puerto Quetzal.

Puerto Quetzal Offshore

Pacific Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Black Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, and Mahi Mahi- what more could you ask for?!

We won't hold it against you if you answered luxurious accommodations, fast yet comfortable sportfishing yachts, quality Shimano tackle, endless opportunities to catch billfish on the fly, professional captains and crews, and hot lunch, Ceviche, Sashimi, snacks, fresh fruit, and beer while out on the water. Good thing these are all available.

Book a trip to experience the best Sailfishing in the world. 15-20 eats/day is par for the course, while 40 daily bites is common most of the year from October through June . These Pacific Sailfish average 90 to 100 pounds, but sailfish over 125 pounds are common.

Billfishing in Guatemala takes place only 12-40 miles offshore in the "Pocket", a deep underwater canyon just off the Guatemalan Pacific coast.

Marlin fishing out of Puerto Quetzal is especially renowned. Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin and Black Marlin are all caught with relative consistency, with 300-600 pound Blue Marlin proving most common. Marlin fishing is hottest from September through December.

This area is a world leader in conservation. As such, all bait is rigged with circle hooks and all billfishing is catch and release. These practices ensure this pristine and vibrant fishery remains so for your return trips year after year after year!