Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort welcomes you to the
world’s premier sport fishing destination.
Here on the Sea of
Cortez—the world’s richest ocean—you can expect to catch blue,
black and striped marlin, enormous wahoo, tuna, yellowtail,
sailfish, roosterfish and dorado. Join us for the ultimate
sportsman’s vacation—three exciting days of sport fishing,
followed by three days of duck and dove hunting on the most
prolific huntingrounds you’ll ever see, on Mexico’s mainland.
Duck and Dove Club welcomes you to a world-class duck and
looking for game bird hunting at its best, Sinalopato Duck &
Dove Club is the place. Attracting millions of waterfowl
annually, Sinaloa is alive with winged activity and natural
operation is based in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, at Plaza Inn Hotel,
a five star property with two restaurants, fitness center,
bar, night club, convention rooms, travel agency, pool,
gardens, 130 rooms, and suites.
the hunters, a special room, “The Sinalopato Duck Club Room”
is provided. This lounge has a full bar and dining area and
its decor provides the perfect ambience for reliving the daily
duck club operates a large marshland system in the North
Region of Sinaloa State with over 80
blinds. The blinds are built with wood platforms, so the
hunters stay dry. All blinds have decoys. To operate this
70,000 acres system of marshland we have seven airboats.
along the water in a sleek airboat you’ll be astonished by the
variety of birds and grandeur of this hunting paradise. Vast
marsh lands, as far as the eye can see, are perfect habitat
for a variety of ducks, many of which are scarce in the United
States, including black-bellied whistling ducks, redheads,
cinnamon, green winged & blue winged teal, gadwalls,
canvasbacks, fulvous whistling ducks, mottled ducks, widgeons,
pintails, shovelers and mallards.
are responsible for attracting millions of white wing and
mourning doves to the fertile farming valleys of Los Mochis
and nearby El Fuerte. This year was a banner planting season
for milo-maize, raise, bean and wheat. These fields will be
holding birds all season long crop harvests will be
staggering this year due to an abundance of irrigation
water and newly cultivated fields. Sinalopato’s
land concessions for dove hunting total over hundred thousand
2 Person package: $3228.00 per person USD
Based on double occupancy room, Premium room at Hotel Buena
Vista Beach Resort, 3 days fishing on a 23’ Super Panga.
Standard double occupancy room in Plaza Inn Hotel.
4 Person Package: $3110.00 per person USD
Based on double occupancy room, 2 Premium rooms at Hotel Buena
Vista Beach Resort, 3 days fishing on a 28’ Single Engine
Cruiser. Standard double occupancy room in Plaza Inn Hotel.
days/7 nights All lodging at deluxe Hotel Buena Vista Beach
Resort and Plaza Inn Hotel (double occupancy)
Airfare to Los Mochis and ground transfers from airports and
to all hunts.
fishing & 3 days hunting
Airboats and blinds from duck hunts bird retrieval, bird boy
for dove hunts.
daily hunts in Los Mochis
snack and coffee
meals, five star service
transportation to Sinalopato Duck Hunting reserve
Complimentary beer, soft drinks and ice in the field.
Hunting licences and shotgun rental, Berettas´s and Benelli´s
Package does not include:
International Airfare (Package starts at San Jose del Cabo
Special trip arrangements
and specialty menu items at Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort
Gratuities for boat, hunting or hotel personnel
More information on:
Vista Beach Resort Extra Activities:
ATV’s Tours Or Individual Rentals
City, Eco- & Adventure Tours
Snorkeling And Scuba Tours
Professional Massage Services
Horse Back Riding
and Dove Club Extra Activities:
Dove Hunting Packages
Quail Hunting Packages
Bass Fishing at Lake Huites
and Bird Hunting
Copper Canyon Train Adventure
and Bird Hunting Tour
HOTEL BUENA VISTA BEACH
NIGHTS/3 DAYS FISHING
DAY ONE . January 12:
Arrival at Los Cabos International Airport, with pickup by
Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort driver at the airport, transfer
to Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort, 45 minutes from the
airport. Check in at resort. We invite you to come and enjoy
our traditional welcome margarita. Dinner served at 6:45 at El
Navegante Restaurant, where you will enjoy international and
Mexican Cuisine and fresh sea food entrees. Please check in
with Angel, our boat manager, in the bar before dinner to
order lunch for the next day on your boat.
TWO & THREE . January 13 & 14:
Wake up call at 6:00 a.m. Breakfast at 6:15 a.m. where you
will enjoy a full traditional Mexican or American breakfast.
Depart at 7:00 a.m. for your fishing day. After a full day of
fishing you will return between 2:00-3:00 pm to Hotel Buena
Vista Beach Resort. The rest of the afternoon is free, so you
can enjoy a relaxing massage, a swim in the sea or swap fish
stories with other anglers at the palapa swim-up bar. If you
bring your catch of the day to the kitchen, our chef will be
happy to prepare it to your liking.
DAY FOUR .
January 15: Today, after
returning from fishing you will pack up in time to depart to
Los Cabos International Airport for your flight to Los Mochis.
Fishing distances during the
winter months vary from 5 miles to 35 miles.
Ocean conditions vary from
very calm to windy, and fishing distance and location depend
on winds conditions. Most of our fleet will fish to the north
to avoid returning with the afternoon wind.
Average catch per boat is
very similar to those during the most popular months. This is
particularly due to the fact that there is less competition.
Temperatures are usually in the low to
mid-80s during the day, but can dip into the low 60s at night,
so we recommend that you bring a jacket for evenings and
waterproof clothing for fishing.
FISHING RODS AND
Bring your best tackle, or you can rent it
from the hotel.
Taxes and gratuities for lodging are
included in your package. Boat crew tips are not included in
this package. Suggested tipping range for a Super Panga is $30
to $40, and $50 to 60 on the cruisers, since there are two
crewmen per boat.
TAKING YOUR CATCH
Bring a cooler so you’ll have room to bring
home your fish and ducks. Please be aware that the cost for
cleaning your fish is 40 cents per pound, which includes zip
SINALOPATO DUCK & DOVE
NIGHTS/3 DAYS DUCK & DOVE HUNTING
CONTINUATION OF DAY FOUR . January 15:
Upon arrival at Los Mochis International Airport you will be
met by the Sinalopato Duck & Dove Club driver at the airport,
transferred to the five star Plaza Inn Hotel, 25 minutes from
the airport. When you arrive at the Plaza Inn Hotel, you will
be astonished by the luxurious décor and lush surroundings.
The friendly staff greets every hunter with a margarita.
Register and relax in your room before attending a hosted
dinner at Mr. Owens Restaurant.
DAYS FIVE, SIX & SEVEN . January 16 – 18:
Wake up call at 4:30 a.m. and breakfast at 5:00 a.m. The Plaza
Inn features a breakfast buffet in a beautiful setting
complete with juices, coffee, cereal, hot entrees, pastries
and omelettes made to order. Depart at 5:30 a.m. for dove
Return to the Plaza Inn approximately at
10:30 a.m. for lunch and depart for duck hunting at 1:30 p.m.
Natural blinds are set in the tules and decoys spread out in a
protected pocket, while your bird boy will stay hidden until
it’s time to retrieve your ducks. Airboats are used to take
hunters to hot spots on the marsh.
Enjoy traditional Mexican and American
cuisine in Mr Owens restaurant at the Plaza Inn, or have the
chef prepare your doves and ducks.
DAY EIGHT .
January 19: Breakfast at Mr.
Owens Restaurant. Meet in the lobby and transfer to Los Mochis
International Airport and your flight home.
HUNTING & FISHING
Distance to fields is
eighteen to forty minutes.
Season runs from November 1,
2004 through March 2, 2005.
Group sizes can vary from 4
to 14 hunters.
Single room are available and
luxurious suites on request.
Should you wish to fish
instead of hunt any day, this can be accommodated easily.
Marlin, sailfish, snook, red snapper and bass fishing are all
available, with lunch provided. Bass fishing is available at
Lake Dominguez or at the new, famous Lake Huites. The only
extra charge is $60 per person for transportation on bass
fishing. Marlin boats depart from the yacht club in
Topolobampo Bay, with professional crews and outfitted
We recommend that you bring camouflage
clothes, lights jackets, light boots (hip waders not
necessary) insect repellent, medication, etc. The weather is
sunny with cool mornings and late afternoons, very similar to
If you are bringing your own gun into
Mexico, it is imperative that you secure a hunting license and
gun permit before bringing the gun into the country.
To obtain the documentation we will send you an application,
which must contain a description of the guns, including type,
brand, serial number, gauge and personal information. You will
have to obtain a Visa before your flight and submit this as
well. Only two shotguns and 50 rounds of ammunition per gun
are allowed. We will also send you an application for a
Mexican hunting license.
Shotguns are available in Los Mochis,
including Benelli Automatics, Super Black Eagles, Beretta 390
autos and Remington 870 pump guns. Sinolopato has a gunsmith
to provide you with shells and shotguns. A start stock of
shells will be provided upon arrival, with replenishment
shells and gunsmithing services available.
Gratuities for hotel personnel, guides,
bird boys, and airboat operators are not included in this
package. Suggested tips for hunt guides: $15.00 to $20.00, for
birdboys: $20.00, airboat operator $10.00 to $15.00
Cleaning, freezing and packing of birds is
not included. The guide charges a fee of 30 cents apiece for
cleaning doves and 60 cents per duck. The limit for doves is
105 per person, and the limit for ducks is 45 per person.