Captain
Ariel Rosen

Member since January 2015 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Background
I have been on a boat and on the water all of my life, but have only been in the charter business for 12 years. My passion comes from seeing a passenger on my boat with a big fat smile when they get that nice fish on board, and showing everybody the beauty of Banderas Bay (my backyard). This makes me the happiest person alive!!!
Techniques
My favorite fishing style is going for big fish with small/light tackle. The determination that you need to bring in a 100lb Tuna on light tackle is what makes fishing exciting. I believe you need to be holding a rod when you’re fishing, not just looking at it. I love trolling but there's nothing like casting or popping for big Roosterfish or Snappers!!!

Hey, I'm Captain Ariel Rosen

Puerto Vallarta, Méjico
Background
I have been on a boat and on the water all of my life, but have only been in the charter business for 12 years. My passion comes from seeing a passenger on my boat with a big fat smile when they get that nice fish on board, and showing everybody the beauty of Banderas Bay (my backyard). This makes me the happiest person alive!!!
Techniques
My favorite fishing style is going for big fish with small/light tackle. The determination that you need to bring in a 100lb Tuna on light tackle is what makes fishing exciting. I believe you need to be holding a rod when you’re fishing, not just looking at it. I love trolling but there's nothing like casting or popping for big Roosterfish or Snappers!!!

My Charter Listings

Calypso

29 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
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trips from $260

Calypso Charters – Calypso II

82 reviews
Puerto Vallarta
Going fast!
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trips from $250

Calypso Fishing Charters

4 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $280

Puerto Vallarta Calypso Fishing

2 reviews
Nuevo Vallarta
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trips from $350

Fishing Reports

Crazy action. In the bay

May 09, 2018

Good fishing in the bay this week. Some Mahis and lots of bonitas and yellow tails. Goood times !!! Read Full Report →


Inside the bay action

May 01, 2018

Great fishing this week. Inside the bay. For all ages. Lots of action on the light tackle ,, water is starting to get warmer out side the bay and inside the bay ,starting to see some Mahi Mahi and… Read Full Report →


4 to 5 hrs fishing in the bay

October 13, 2016

Fishing for 4 hrs in the bay right now. Is better than ever. The bite has been really early. So we need to get out their. Almost at dark still but once the sube light starts to show fish… Read Full Report →


fishing in the bay 4 to 5 hrs

September 25, 2016

Lots of rooster and jacks in the bay today. Nice 20 lb rooster on light tackle lots of fun....tomorrow we are off to the big banks off shore for Marilyn and sail fish real ease wish us luck !!!!! Read Full Report →


bay fish and deep sea fishing

August 14, 2016

It's been a great summer. Out side the bay. Big game fishing right now in the bay. Smaller game fishing we have it all in Puerto Vallarta Read Full Report →


Bill FISHING

July 14, 2016

Lots off bait ok out their huye FISHING is really good. Sails and marlyn. Bitt No haré at corbetaña rock and. Some. Tunnna Aldo about 100 lb bitting on the. Small bonitos. Read Full Report →


6 hrs fishing snorkeling ,animas beach

June 24, 2016

Just. Amazing. Fishing. At first got some great. Lunch. After. We when snorkeling and the lunch at las animas. With all the great. Eating fish we got thanks so much for a great day friends from California Read Full Report →


Tunnna lots of tuna

June 23, 2016

Caught 36 tunnas in about 4 hrs. Today it took about 1 hr once we got out their to Find the. Dolphins and tunna Having a frenzy with all the bait every where but once Capitan Antonio spotted some… Read Full Report →


6 hrs boat trip You just never now !!!!!

June 16, 2016

Started with a great. Morning landing several Spanish mackerel. For lunch. After about 20 fish on board we. Hooked on to a nice jack caravel. About 40 lb great star of are day. Headed to go snorkeling. And lunch… Read Full Report →


5 hrs charters ,,jacks everywhere !!!!!!

May 15, 2016

Spanish mackerel every where you turn you're head. Great fishing for. Mackerel in the mornings and some snappers fried size,, great for eating size. Around 11 am to 3 pm jack cravel every where you look , lots of… Read Full Report →


African pampano are back in pv

March 12, 2015

8 hrs trips to the ilands right know are pretty cool coming back with roosters amberjack and lists of Bonita and African pampanos every where and they make up for a great dinner So let's go fishing Read Full Report →


8hr inshore fishing

February 21, 2015

Inshore fishing just. Getts better and better. ,lots of bonitas. And jack cravelles. Are bitting at the ilands. But te amber jacks are also i. With some live skip jack and litle bit of pacient they are their bitting… Read Full Report →


Bay fishing has been great

February 09, 2015

When out yesterday feb 9 2015 in banderas bay in PUERTO VALLARTA GOT 5hit of jack cravells in the first 10 minutes are line where out and landed 3 jacks about 30lb and then we when out to middle… Read Full Report →


Bonitas are back on 8 hrs trips

February 08, 2015

We left this day at 7 am headed to the south of marietas ilands....Fish all day With small fishing tackle like rap alas, feathers and jigs landed 48 bonitas 15 skip jack tunna was a great day. Did not… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.74
out of 5 stars from 117 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
72%
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G.w. C.
King Of Prussia, PA
 4.67
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Awesome experience!!!

VERIFIED   Septiembre 6, 2019
My wife and our best friends booked a trip with captain Ariel on the calypso.  We decided to go on the 6 hour trip which...
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Ted B.
Scottsdale, AZ
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Full day bay trip with capt Ariel

VERIFIED   Diciembre 4, 2019
This was special outing for me, son and grandson. Perfect weather, great boat and superb crew. Both very attentive and great...
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Marcus N.
Querétaro City, QUE
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6 HR tour fishing plus time at Los Animas

VERIFIED   Marzo 12, 2019
We had a party of 5, the day started viewing a mama and baby whale showing off and posing for pictures.  We opted to do...
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Michael K.
Querétaro City, Querétaro
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Ariel Rosen

VERIFIED   Diciembre 30, 2019
Captain Ariel was first rate…really knew where the fish were.  Plus, he was very articulate, personable, and accommodating. ...
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San Diego, CA
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   Enero 1, 2020
Awesome time New Years morning with Carlos and the guys. Only had a short time gap being on the cruise but ended up slamming...
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