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Captain Ricks Sport Fishing

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Calle Chetumal Km. 269.5, Playa del Carmen 77714, Mexico
+52 888 449 3562
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was fishing trip #4 and all had great catches! This year 3 beautiful Mai Mai 30'-36" in length. last year there was a 60" & 30" Baracuda and a small tuna. and the 1st time a great sail fish! We hooked up on 2...More

Thank gallerygeorge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went two days ago with captain ricks and had a really good day. Five fishing on the boat and we had the option of trolling and bottom fishing on the reef so we did a bit of both. One of the party caught a sailfish...More

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Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am happy you had a good first trip. I wish the second one had been better. I know you came into the office to complain, and we asked you what we could do to make it better. You suggested a couple of t-shirts would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read all of the reviews before coming to Cancun, and we had booked ahead of time. Honestly, my entire family got sick because of the choppy water about a few minutes into the 4 hour trip. I have to say that the staff...More

Thank nadia352
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great time fishing and snorkeling on the Sakitumi boat. The coral reef was beautiful, and we even saw a sea turtle! The workers were very kind and polite and made sure we had everything we needed throughout the day. The boat had...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went out for a day of fishing and had a blast! Even though we didn’t catch any fish it was it was a lot of fun to be out on the water. We saw a few turtles and soaked up the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a very poor, uninteresting and boring experience on a Captain Ricks boat with Captain Robot and crew. It was more like a ‘fishing watching’ trip than a fishing trip. We understand fishing is luck of the draw and our review is not about...More

Thank Joanne R
Glenna U, Manager at Captain Ricks Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I remember you from the trip on Sunday. You were on a trip that was to have six people on it, but we broke up the groups so that you only had four people fishing with you. We talked about the fact that you were...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We have fished with charters in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Bahamas, Hawaii, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. Today we fished on My Obsession and wow! This was without a doubt the hardest working crew I have ever fished with. We were on fish quick with three...More

Thank jimsP8396CK
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience with Captain Rick's sport Fishing,we went out with a shared boat that was supposed to have six people but there was only four.One of the guys was sea sick from the start,so there were the three of us.You are fishing...More

Thank ajvogt
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We paid $580 to drive around in the ocean for 4 hours, catching no fish and returning empty-handed. Would not recommend.

Thank Jenapher S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Great trip , great set up , all inclusive half day 110 $ in Mexico 20 bits , 14 fish , hard working team , best day Thanks

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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Big Fish their biggest boat