First-class fishing the "Marlin Capital of the World'
'Man Camp'.... a fishing trip for
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The Chupacabra is an internationally known, big fishing tournament winner. With multiple world records and combined winnings of 6 million dollars, the boat and crew are unmatched.
With over 40 years fishing experience, this profession and capable fully English speaking crew will ensure your time on the Chupacabra is an enjoyable experience for all guests. Captain Clay and mates Jason and Luis have extensive knowledge of local fisheries, vastly increasing your chances of that once in a lifetime catch.
The boat is complete with multiple refrigerated drink boxes throughout to ensure your drink of choice is always chilled to satisfaction. The local, gourmet food to be enjoyed on board will be some of the most personalized services, cuisine and atmosphere you will have during your time in Los Cabos. You can trust that service. comfort and success are of top priority.
Meet Your Captain & Crew
The crew of ‘Chupacabra’ definitely go that extra mile when looking after their VIP clients, whether it’s the choice of food organized for the charter or perhaps the selection of end of day cocktails. Whatever it takes to make the client happy is the boat’s ‘mantra’.
Nationality: American | Year turned pro: 1984 | Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Background: Grew up freshwater fishing in Texas. Started his professional career in 1984 while crewing on his father, Russ Hensley’s, boat the “Beastmaster” in St. Thomas, Mexico, Venezuela, and the Bahamas while earning his bachelor’s degree in Business from Florida Atlantic University.
Captain Clay Hensley
Nationality: American | Hometown: Knoxville TN Years turned Pro: 1990
Jason is a world traveled mate fishing from the Eastern Seaboard, South Florida, the Gulf of Mexico to South America as well Mexico on both the Atlantic and Pacific. He is mate of unparalleled proportions when it comes to fishing, entertaining and providing five-star food and service.
Jason has worked full time on the Chupacabra for 3 years
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Background: Luis is the longest member of the team, working on the Chupacabra for 10 years. Luis grew up fishing the local waters of our area and is an essential element for the smooth operation of the boat.
1990-1994 , He started and ran a Petrochemical supply distributorship in Venezuela where he fished every weekend. In 1994 he sold his business and began fishing full time. 1996 started and began running “FREED’EM” sport fishing operation in Madeira. In Madeira he weighed in one Blue Marlin over 1000# and released at least a dozen others including two 1000# in a single day for angler Guy Harvey.
In 2001 he purchased and ran “HOOKER” operation in Madeira and moved and based it in Ghana West Africa where he weighed in two more Blue Marlin over 1000# and caught four world records including the women’s all tackle Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna. While the Hooker was based in Ghana he took the boat and fished one season in Bom Bom. In 2008 he ran the charter side of the Madam and Wild Hooker in Ascension Island and Brazil. In 1995, He moved his home to Kona Hawaii. During this time he also freelanced around the world winning over $4,000,000 in prize money in some of the biggest tournaments including The Bertram Hatters shootout, Poco Bueno, Bisbee Black and Blue and the Billfish extreme release league on ESPN.
When Clay is not in Mexico during late March until early May he can be found running his charter operation out of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean where he is known for putting clients onto fish on a daily basis.
Places fished: Madeira, Ghana, Great Barrier Reef, Bom Bom, Ascension Island, Cape Verde, Brazil, Nova Scotia Canada, Bahamas, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Hawaii. Achievements: Three Atlantic Granders ( 1004#, 1030#, 1058#) and releasing nearly 15 more. 1018# Bluefin Tuna. Six world records and over $4,000,000 in tournament prize money. Released over 2500 Blue Marlin. Game Fishing Philosophy: Supports release and satellite tag release (He has administered over 15 satellite tags in Ghana and the Virgin Islands).