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Driftwood Fishing Charters

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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 592 4040
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Friendly, knowledgeable crew; captain Jairo and crew member Jose knew where to look for fish and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dsturd
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Youngstown, Ohio
My wife and I had a great time fishing with Captain Jairo and mate Jose. We caught 15 fish thanks to their knowledge.

We took the 4 hour trip and fished west of the island. The boat was well equipped for fishing and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
356chuck
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Grove, Oklahoma
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The DRIFTWOOD is a tournament rigged 35ft Bertram ready to fish for whatever swims in the deep blue sea. Whether it's family fun or just a guys sport fishing trip, we cater to everyone, from those who have never been fishing to anglers with years of experience.
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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 592 4040

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Reviewed yesterday

Friendly, knowledgeable crew; captain Jairo and crew member Jose knew where to look for fish and worked hard to make ours a good experience. At several times we had four lines with fish on them. We took the four hour trip and the time flew...More

Thank dsturd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 4 hour trip and fished west of the island. The boat was well equipped for fishing and Jose stayed on top of setting the lines and preparing baits. We caught tuna, Mahi Mahi, amberjack and rainbow runners. We even had two double...More

Thank 356chuck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with Driftwood because of friends recommendation and great reviews. They did not disappoint. The crew, Capt Jairo and Jose the mate where easy to talk to and did everything possible to land our future dinner. Finished with a couple Mahi and 8 or so...More

Thank Rob K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from a half day fishing charter with Captain Jairo and mate Jose. My wife and I had a awesome time! We look forward to doing it again. These guys don't disappoint.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jairo and Jose were fantastic. They are professional, well-prepared, polite, and fun to fish with. We caught 9 fish largely due to their expertise, and the restaurant associated with their charter owner cooked up dinner that night with our catch. Highly recommend.

Thank spencer_wyant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out with Captain Jairo and First Mate Arjun and had a fantastic time during our half day trip. They both worked very hard to help us catch fish. We caught two mahi keepers, three tuna keepers, one bonito, and we had one "needle...More

Thank Korey I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun day fishing. Chartered the boat for a half day trip. Had a great time. The captain "Jairo" and mate "Jose" were good guys. Had a lot of laughs and caught a few fish. Was well worth the time and money. Also went to the...More

Thank Elwood D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I went out with Anthony and Argean. They were both very friendly and worked hard to put us on fish. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking to get out on the water for a good day of fishing. Also, we...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time that we used Driftwood fishing charters. This past trip we had the pleasure of being on the boat "Living Easy" with Captain Doddy and Rudy. The staff is extremely professional and did everything that they could to help us catch...More

Thank CN1985
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This afternoon, both Marcelo (captain) and Rudolfo (mate, we called him Rudy) have given my family and myself the deep sea experience of a lifetime. They are really professional and know how and where to catch fish in Aruba. So much actions (fishing) during the...More

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Kris R
17 September 2017|
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I'm in....I am at Marriott Surf Club room 4712. I would prefer morning, but Wednesday will work too if it's possible....Mike Richardson...you can call me
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Clarissa C
22 August 2017|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
My daughter and I went in March, and you are far better going with just the two of you.. You will have to take turns with however many people you have on the boat. For the experience, you are better off with just your... More
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Renee97
7 August 2017|
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Response from JayWhitley | Reviewed this property |
I would say no, unless they have been offshore fishing several times before.
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