GoFish Belize FAQ
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Are fishing equipment included?
All fishing gear, tackle, line, flies are included on all our fishing charters.
Can I flats fish and reef fish on the same charter?
Our flats fishing and reef fishing charters uses 2 different types of boats, guides, equipment, and fishing location. Therefor we are unable to offer both on the same charter.
We are coming to Belize in a Cruise Ship. Can you accommodate?
We are located on the island of San Pedro and the cruise ship docks in Belize City. If you are docking in Harvest Caye we will be unable to offer services due to location. To get to the island you would have to get a cab to the municipal airstrip (5 minutes, cost $5US) then a flight to San Pedro. The flight schedule to San Pedro is every hour on the half hour. The flight takes about 20 minutes and the cost is about $105US per person round trip. Flights can be booked online at tropicair.com Your guide will be waiting for you at the airstrip to take you to the dock to start your trip.Usually its half day that is done giving you enough time to return to Belize City.
Sea Sickness. What do i do?
We recommend you take a Dramamine. Take one the night before bed and one in the morning.
Upgrading to bigger boat.
Upgrade to bigger boat for $100US for groups less than 6.
Groups more than 6 upgrade automatically.
Do you offer pickup?
If you are staying between 5 and 7 miles north of San Pedro town please add on transportation. Transportation cost is $30US round trip per boat. If you are staying more than 7miles north you will have to come to town. Please check with our local water taxi “Coastal Xpress” for schedule. http://www.coastalxpress.com Tel: 501- 226-2007. All other pickup and drop on Ambergris Caye are Free.
Do you need fishing license?
Fishing license is required for flats fishing only. Fishing license can be purchased at www.coastalzonebelize.org
Are we allowed to keep the fish?
Tarpon, Permit and Bone Fish (flats fishing) are catch and release only. All other species can be cleaned by your guide and taken to any of the local restaurant for then to prepare for you.
What happens if the weather is bad?
If we have to cancel due to weather or fault of our own, we will try to reschedule if not we will give a full refund. All other cancellation are non refundable.
Does your boat have a cover or bathroom?
Our flats fishing boats do not have a cover nor bathroom. Our reef fishing boats has a canopy but no bathroom.
Can we customize our trip?
All our charters are private charters, meaning the boat is not shared with others. You can definitely customize your charter. We will try and accommodate you as best as possible.
Do you provide lunch?
Our flats fishing charters does not include lunch. You will need to take your lunch on full days. Lunch for reef fishing can be included in a full day or reef fishing/snorkeling charter. We do provide refreshments. Refreshments are soda, water and ice.