The CALIENTE is an immaculately kept 2007 40' Cabo Yacht Sportfisher (42' Overall) powered by a pair of Man 800 diesels and Westerbeke generator. The boat has been professionally outfitted with customized bait systems (three live wells, four pitch bait live mackerel tubes, large tuna tubes), full array of state-of-the-art Furuno electronics (scanning search light sonar, radar, plotter, fish finders, radios etc.), electric bridge mounted teaser reels, RUPP double spreader outriggers and center rigger, electric down rigger, and only the best in tournament grade tackle by Shimano, Avet, Eagle Claw, Suffix, Momoi, Black Bart, Braid, Aftco, Bionic Baits and others.
Born and raised in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Captain Jaime Gonzales, known locally as “Captain Hook”, comes from a fishing family. He is married and has three children. Captain Gonzales has been in Cabo San Lucas Sportfishing industry for the last twenty five years. For the past eight years he has been sole captain of the CALIENTE. Capt. Gonzales is fluent in English and is well known as one of the top captains in the Cabo San Lucas sportfishing community. Whatever your fishing goal is be it marlin, dorado, tuna, wahoo, yellowtail, grouper or pargo, Captain Gonzales can put you on what fish are biting! Luis Arballo is a top notch mate who moves fast, is very organized, and keeps the deck running smooth with lines in the water at all times. Luis will insure that you are taken care of and are in the game catching fish. Never hesitate to ask Luis for help, as he is on deck to be of service to you to make your day as successful and enjoyable as possible.
In 2017 Captain Gonzales, was awarded Top Captain (TAG) for the most striped marlin tagged and released in a calender year by The Billfish Foundation (TBF).
Extra guests: The maximum number of guests is shown on the booking pages however please ask us if you would like to book a specific boat but invite more guests as this can often be accomodated. There is a small charge per each additional person. (Excludes our 28ft and 31ft boats which only have fixed guest numbers).