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Address: Calle Principal Lote 70 | Iztapa, Puerto de San Jose, Guatemala
Phone Number: +502 3215 9312
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At Big Buoy, we are committed to provide you with the sport fishing...

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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It Just Gets Better!!!

This was my fourth trip with Big Buoy Fishing. I fished for 3 days and caught 6 Mahi Mahi, released 21 Sailfish, and best of all released two Blue Marlin. One weighing 350# and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
Marlin1308
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This was my fourth trip with Big Buoy Fishing. I fished for 3 days and caught 6 Mahi Mahi, released 21 Sailfish, and best of all released two Blue Marlin. One weighing 350# and the other 250#. I travel solo and try to do my own hookups. We probably would have caught 15 more sailfish except for various errors I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We had such an amazing time with Eric and his crew. From beginning to end the trip was fantastic. Great communication too. I had never been fishing before and he patiently answered all of my 1,000+ questions :) We stayed at his villa the night before fishing and felt right at home. Both dinner and breakfast were fresh and delicious.... More 

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Thank cristina g
College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The trip was one of the best fishing trips I have ever been on. I have fished many party boats this does not compare. Eric and his crew do their part to make you as comfortable as possible. Eric went out of his way to try and accommodate our every need. I will make this trip to Guatemala a yearly... More 

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1 Thank JamesRKnight
Sedalia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Eric took care of anything you needed and more. Once you step off the plane you don't have another concern Eric and his staff took care of everything The fishing was the best raising up to 30 fish a day. Thanks Eric. I plan on seeing you again - Steve N.

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Thank _nicholsteve62
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We chose Big Bouy (BB) for a family fishing experience and in anticipation of an upcoming birthday. Two in our group had some special dietary/health needs and BB confirmed they would be no problem before-hand. Eric and his staff went over and above every day to meet our needs. Big Bouy will not disappoint! The fishing is great - we... More 

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Thank LonnieGirl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

The Betsworth Family (Simply Hogging) experienced perfection in Feb 2016. If your looking for a second to none sailfishing experience this is the place. 1st the service is outstanding. 2nd if your worried about the food scratch that it's like a 5 star restaurant. 3rd Capt Eric and crew keep you safe and keep your heart pumping with fish after... More 

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Thank Cole B
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

First time Fly fishing for sailfish and it was amazing! Eric Goetz runs a top notch operation. Started with Eric picking us up at the airport and taking us to his villa complete with pool and black sand beach. The meals and service were great and then we got to experience some of the best sailfish waters in the world.... More 

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Thank Chuck N
Tecumseh, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

This was my fourth trip with Eric and crew. His new place on the island is great and the pool couldn't be nicer at the end of the fishing day. The accommodations are fine and the food is amazing! His crews are some of the best in Guatemala. Six of us fished on two boats raising over 120 sail fish... More 

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Thank Shawn T
Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I have fished with Caption Eric Goetz on two occasions the first was two years ago. The most recent was March 1 of 2016. The second trip was better than the first and the first was beyond my expectations. It is the entire experience. I believe Eric is living his dream and makes the same experience available to his clients.... More 

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Thank Mike G
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Fishing with Eric's outfit is the only way to go. You'll catch fish--eat wonderful home cooked meals and end the sunny day on the water with a cerveza while sitting in the pool. The boat mates and villa staff are all top-notch and friendly. On our last day of fishing we not only caught sails as we did every day... More 

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