Galapagos Islands: Custom vacations to the world's hottest marlin fishing

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Fish the incredible daily double digit striped marlin bite or chase the Pacific’s biggest blue marlin.

What kind of fishing adventure are you looking for?

San Cristobal

Insane Striped Marlin, Topwater Tuna, Jigging & Bottom Fishing!

Isabela Island

Ultimate Big Gamefish
& Giant Blue Marlin Experience

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Why Go To Galapagos with Ecuagringo?

We have hosted over 9,000 anglers and adventurers in the past 20 years..
Ecuagringo pioneered the waters of the Galapagos Islands. We are the outfitters that first started and opened up the Galapagos Islands to the world for fishing in 2000.
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All our packages include:

Host service
When you book a complete package you will have a host in most cases to help and guide you from arrival to departure. Our host will greet you at airports, arrange and direct your transfers, help you with check-ins where necessary and attend to any special needs or request you may have. Some host will double as tour guides. We are able to customize almost any experience and our hosts are no exception.
Best Lodging available
We work with the best lodging on each destination we offer. In most instances we have been working for years with a hotel or lodge. There are several levels of lodging comfort that go from economic, standard, platinum and ultra platinum depending on destination fo you to choose from.
Breakfast and lunch
Our complete packages include breakfast at most lodging and lunches while fishing and on tours so you don’t have to worry about going hungry. Dinners are typically at your leisure but we can help with dinning reservations when necessary or help you have your catch prepared.
Nature Tours
Interact with the local wildlife by swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, diving, hiking, camping, whale watching, site seeing, surfing, island hopping and so much more. Our guides will provide everything you need to explore and enjoy each tour. Some tours can be shared with other groups and other tours can be performed privately.
Fishing Equipment
Much of our tackle and gear is sourced from the United States. Our trolling rods are all custom made by Chaos Tackle from Florida. Reels are serviced or replaced each season and we stock the largest inventory of terminal tackle on hand than anyone else in the area. We work with the most effective lures, teasers and dredge makers in the industry.

Ecuagringo offers the best vacations in Galapagos Islands for Everyone.

Our packages are perfect for adults, kids, groups, families, and friends.

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Come Fish in The Galapagos Islands For These Species:

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Striped Marlin

Striped marlin can be a rare welcomed catch in North and Central America. Not in South America. They are the most numerous and common marlin in Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and Peru. Most striped marlin average 150 to 200 lbs so they are fun on light tackle, fly and spinning rods.

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Blue Marlin

Choose from the best exotic destinations in South America to fish for this incredible marlin. We have a destination that is just right anytime of the year. Looking for big blues, high numbers or fish of a lifetime?

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Black Marlin

Arguably the most powerful marlin species that can be found in shallow and deepwater. Fighting a black marlin is not for those faint of heart. Catch and release one of the Pacific’s most powerful and majestic billfish.

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Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin tuna are one of the Pacific Ocean’s most common tuna. Incredibly agile, strong and deep diving when hooked. These tuna unlike their big eye cousins tend to spend most of their life above the thermocline and prefer warmer waters.

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Bigeye Tuna

One of the most delicious tuna species found abundantly in South America. Hands down the Galapagos Islands has the best big eye tuna fishing in the world. Fish the spawing and nursery waters of the Pacific for this vibrant and strong tuna. It’s popularity on poppers and light tackle is growing by the day.

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Wahoo Fishing

Part of the scombridae family of fish, wahoo are know for their fast runs and high jumps. The white flesh and high fat content make it an excellent table fair. Wahoo hunt in packs usually and getting double, triple and quadruple bites is not uncommon. Most fish average 20 to 50 lb but can grow in excess of 120 lb.

The Galapagos Islands have some of the best fishing on the planet for marlin, tuna, wahoo and grouper.

Latest fishing reports!

Rough seas but some big striped marlin and hot wahoo action

Rough seas but some big striped marlin and hot wahoo action

Fellow anglers, We are in the windiest time of the year and the offseason for the Galapagos Islands. September has been quite rough but the striped marlin have been around in decent numbers and have been rather large with several large fish 250 to 300 plus pounds...

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Pioneering The Incredible Billfishing In The Galapagos Islands:

Ecuagringo was the first company to research and offer custom fishing packages in the Galapagos. Braden Escobar started his research by fishing the waters in 1998 looking for the best areas.

Our first boat started chartering in 2000. Since our first anglers we have continued to lead the way with thousands of billfish releases. More marlin have been caught by anglers fishing with Ecuagringo boats than anyone else in the Galapagos.

Live the angler’s dream fishing aboard our private charters!

Fish marlin with the right company!

  • Do you want to fish the world’s finest natural marlin, tuna, wahoo and grouper waters?
  • Most shots possible at your target species?
  • Light tackle, popping, jigging, casting or fly fishing?
  • Safe destinations for the whole family?
  • Custom packages that fit your budget and level of amenities?

Ecuagringo lives and dies by these principles:

  • One company, one team, one continent
  • Providing the best custom fishing and adventure trips in South America
  • Unifying the world’s finest marlin and big game fishing corridor “Marlin Boulevard” that stretches Colombia, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and Peru

Start your amazing marlin fishing trip!

We are an outfitting company and not just a travel agency. We have skin in the game in all our destinations having trained guides and crews, invested money, bought property, boats and developed some of the activities.

We are the only outfitting company that has trained staff in each country that work as a team. Our staff and pro team members are involved in all the activities and tours we provide.

Over 22 years experience operating all over South America.  Fishing and adventure is in our blood.  No one has the connections and has learned the local ropes like us!

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Get the inside scoop of what to expect

Understand where to go and how to get there

Learn how to plan, prepare and book a fishing and adventure vacation to the Galápagos Islands

WHY CHARTER WITH US

  • Tournament class captains, boats, tackle, crew and gear
  • Expert guidance and coaching from start to finish
  • For both novices and experienced fisherman
  • Customize your fishing trip to fit your needs
  • We entertain your customers

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