The Boat: Fishtales

Boat Fishing - Fishtales - Big Game Fishing Bonaire

Our Boat the Fishtales is a Bertram 42 with twin Cummins 540 HP engines she is the fastest and most complete charter boat on Bonaire rigged for serious fishing .

She is equipped with all the technology to find and catch fish safely;  GPS, chart plotter, fishfinder, VHF radio and all neccesary  safety gear. For your convenience there is a full bathroom and kitchen and airconditioned salon.

Our Penn fishing tackle is all from the latest and newest on the market. Standup gear, spinning and jigging tackle, troll or life bait  we are prepared for all techniques and species.

Fighting chair,Cannon down riggers, live well, tuna tubes to target the fish deep or in the surface with life or dead bait. To get the best out of your fishing day.

We care about the reefs and marine life so we practice a strict catch and release policy for all billfish.

Off course any other legal fish species caught are yours to keep should you wish to do so.

Meet Our Crew

Yuri Captain Fishtales - Big Game Fishing Bonaire

Captain and Owner Yuri

Yuri is the most experienced charter captain on Bonaire. His passion is to create lasting memories of unforgettable fishing days, one of many reasons why mosts guests return to fish aboard the Fishtales year after year.

Fabian - Fishtales | Team Fishing Bonaire


Fabian is without doubt the most legendary, renowned and knowlegable local fisherman on the island. He has fished all over the world and is highly sought after as crew for fishingtrips and tournaments on luxury private yachts, for his fishing as well as his social skills.

Lelle - Fishtales | Team Fishing Bonaire


Lelle is a hardcore native fisherman. He is a master in every type of fishing technique and definitely the fastest bait rigger you will ever see. Lelle is a true fishing artist who even spends his days off  fishing.

Pel Pelican - Mascotte - Team Fishing Bonaire

Nigel – The Dock Master

Nigel found us after his movie career ended and took on the job as dock master. For a snack or 2 he will gladly pose for a picture. We adopted him like his stomach adopted us.