IGFA Captains and Guides
Central America and the Caribbean Region

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Derek Biel
obsession@candw.ag
Caribbean Sportfishing Charters
PO Box 1259
St Johns,
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
+1 268-462-3174
www.charternet.com
Captain Derek Biel runs fishing charters throughout the Caribbean, but is based primarily out of Antigua. Captain Biel specializes in offshore fishing for billfish, dolphinfish, tuna and wahoo and offers trips on either the 45-foot Obsession, or the 55-foot Double Header.
 
 
Derek Biel
obsession@candw.ag
Obsession Sportfishing
PO Box 1259
St Johns,
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
+1 268-462-3174
www.charternet.com
Captain Derek Biel runs fishing charters throughout the Caribbean, but is based primarily out of Antigua. Captain Biel specializes in offshore fishing for billfish, dolphinfish, tuna and wahoo and offers trips on either the 45-foot Obsession, or the 55-foot Double Header.
 
 

COSTA RICA

Bobby McGuinness
bobbymcguinness@Racsa.co.cr
Costa Rica Sport Fishing
Bella Vista 2 Fila 4203
Golfito, Puntarenas 60701
COSTA RICA
+506 2775 0664
www.4costaricafishing.com
Captain Bobby McGuinness owns and operates Cazador Marlin Adventures and runs fishing charters aboard the Cazador, based primarily out of Golfito, Costa Rica. Captain McGuinness specializes in offshore fishing for billfish, dolphinfish and tuna, but also offers inshore trips for grouper, roosterfish, snapper and more.
 
 
Skeet Warren
captskeet@bushwackercr.com
"Bushwacker Sportfishing
Flamingo
COSTA RICA
(706) 993-3959
www.bushwackercr.com
Captain Skeet Warren owns and operates the vessel Bushwacker, which is based out of Flamingo, Costa Rica and fishes anywhere in the southern part of Central America. He specializes in conventional, light-tackle as well as fly fishing inshore and offshore for marlin, sailfish, roosterfish and dolphinfish. He will customize any trip to a client's needs.
 
 

CUBA

Pedro Enrique Calvo Santos
captkikebluemarlin@yahoo.es
Calle 240 numero 362
Entre tercera C y Quinta Ave
Jaimanitas Playa, Havana,
CUBA
+53 5 2686277
Captain Pedro Enrique Clavo Santos offers charter trips fishing the northern shore of Cuba and can organize any type of fishing you like when visiting his beautiful country.
 
 

GUADELOUPE

Julien Audonnet
ju.audonnet@laposte.net
Julien Guide de Peche
rue de la balance
Lieu dit Borel
Le Lamentin, 97129
GUADELOUPE
06-90593900
www.julienguidedepeche.com
Captain Julien Audonnet runs inshore fishing charters based out of Guadeloupe and specializes in targeting bonefish, jacks, permit, snook, snapper and tarpon on both fly and light-tackle.
 
 

GUATEMALA

Christopher Starrs
info@bluebayouguatemala.com
Blue Bayou Lodge of Guatemala
Calle Principal 804-25471 Colonia Likin 1
Casa 119
Iztapa, 05010
GUATEMALA
810-516-0578 USA
www.bluebayouguatemala.com
Owner and head Captain of The Blue Bayou Lodge of Iztapa, Guatemala. He has over 12 years living and fishing the sailfish capital, with a very hands on approach to those on bait and his specialty, FLY. Captain Starrs fishes over 200 days a year and sees thousands of billfish behind this 35' Bertram ''Sails Call''. His outfit has a very good price point and takes pride in fishing IGFA rules. Find more information at: www.thesailfishcapital.com <http://www.thesailfishcapital.com>
 
 
Jake Jordan
keysjake@aol.com
The Sailfish School
Casa Vieja,
GUATEMALA
(305) 872-6060
www.jakejordan.com
Captain Jake Jordan fishes the Cape Lookout region of North Carolina concentrating on fly fishing for false albacore, large red drum during the months of September through November. From May through June he only fly fishes for tarpon in the Florida Keys. From December through March Jordan hosts fly fishing schools for billfish in Guatemala and from late June through August he hosts fly fishing for billfish off Costa Rica.
 
 

MEXICO

Dean Ettinger
bbydoc@theriver.com
Pure Magic Fishing
East Cape Baja
Los Barilles, Baja Sur California
MEXICO
(520) 378-3703
www.marlinmagicfishing.com
Come fish Baja Mexico's East Cape on the Pure Magic 48-foot sport fisher with Captain Dean Ettinger. You will target blue and black marlin, dorado, tuna, and wahoo. The current wahoo IGFA World Record on 30-pound class line was caught aboard the Pure Magic with Captain Ettinger.
 
 

NICARAGUA

PANAMA

Horacio A. Clare, III
chicho.clare@sisa.com
Mr Popper Panama Outfitters
Costa Del Este, #84
Panama City
PANAMA
+507 6676-3400
www.mrpopperpanama.com @chichoclarefishing
Captain Horacio Clare fishes the Republic of Panama offering offshore and inshore saltwater fishing excursions whether trolling, jigging or popper fishing is your preference. Additionally he offers specialized freshwater fishing trips for peacock bass at Lago Gatun, located next to the Panama Canal which is the second biggest man-made lake in the world.
 
 

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Gerard "Frothy" De Silva
captainfrothyfishing@gmail.com
Hard Play Fishing Charters
13 Evergreens, Old Grange
Mt Irvine, Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
+1 868-639-7108
www.hardplay.net www.madeiragrandermarlin.com
Captain Gerard "Frothy" De Silva operates offshore charters out of Tobago on the Hard Play, Grenada on the Hard Play II and Madeira on the Pesca Grossa. Captain Frothy specializes in targeting big game pelagic species, including billfish, dolphinfish, tunas and wahoo.
 
 
Jonathan De la Rosa
monstatarpon@gmail.com
Monsta Tarpon Sportfishing
34 Victoria Gardens South
Diego Martin
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
+1 868-684-7171
www.monstatarpon.com
With 15 years as a charter captain, Jonathan De la Rosa offers half and full-day fishing charters for tarpon in Trinidad.