Adventure Fishing - Private

Adventure Fishing - Private

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Escape to the vibrant waters of Samara, Costa Rica, with Samara Adventures, where fishing becomes an exhilarating adventure. Our seasoned guides lead you to prime spots along the coast, promising an array of catches including jacks, snapper, grouper, and mackerel. Whether you're a novice or seasoned angler, our team equips you with top-notch gear and invaluable fishing techniques for a f ...

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$226
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Suggested age range: 2+

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Offshore Sport Fishing 33 Foot Boat - Full Day

Offshore Sport Fishing 33 Foot Boat - Full Day

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A full day of offshore sport fishing on a 33 foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This full day, 8 hour tour includes transportation, boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 6 anglers. Does not include 15 Dollar fishing license which must be pai ...

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$876
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Suggested age range: 1+

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Offshore Sport Fishing 38 Foot Boat - Full Day

Offshore Sport Fishing 38 Foot Boat - Full Day

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A full day of offshore sport fishing on a 38-foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish, and Wahoo just to name a few. This full-day, 8-hour tour includes transportation, boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, Snacks, fruit, water, sodas, and beer on board. Valid for up to 6 anglers. Does not include 17 Dollar fishing license ...

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$1,319
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Suggested age range: 1 - 100

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Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching Tour

Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching Tour

Overall 73.9% (7 Guest Ratings)

Adventure, Nature, Fishing, Beach, Learning Family

This is an exciting tour combining sea adventures in one day. You will have the opportunity to snorkel at a reef and enjoy watching dolphins play in their natural habitat. A boat will take you just off the western coast of the Nicoya Peninsula from a beach called Playa Samara.Your tour begins with transportation from your hotel to Samara Beach. You will meet your friendly guide who will ...

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$74
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Suggested age range: 5+

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Sport Fishing Inshore 36 Foot Boat - Half Day

Sport Fishing Inshore 36 Foot Boat - Half Day

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Explore the distinct thrill of inshore sport fishing from Jaco and Los Suenos Marina, a serene experience contrasting the high-seas adventure of offshore fishing. Instead of the far-reaching 20-35 mile offshore trolling, inshore fishing offers a tranquil drift just 7-10 miles from shore using live bait, allowing more time for fishing action. Onboard La Patrona, you're likely to hook exciting sp ...

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$678
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Suggested age range: 1+

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Sport Fishing Offshore 36 Foot Boat - Full Day

Sport Fishing Offshore 36 Foot Boat - Full Day

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Experience the thrill of deep-sea fishing with our offshore fishing charters, departing from the stunning Los Suenos and Jaco in Costa Rica. Led by the expert Captain Gerardo and his skilled crew aboard La Patrona, you're in for an unforgettable adventure in the rich blue waters of this renowned fishing destination. Our home base at Jaco beach, known as the world's sailfish capital, offe ...

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$848
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Suggested age range: 1+

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Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - Full Day

Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - Full Day

Overall 90% (2 Guest Ratings)

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Ever wonder what it would be like to go sport fishing on Lake Arenal or a tropical freshwater lake? If so, this is a great opportunity for you to fulfill your fantasy and catch some tropical fish! The day starts off when you are picked up at your La Fortuna area hotel. You will be brought to the Lake Arenal dam to meet up with your guide. Then you will be on your way. Lake Are ...

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$293
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Suggested age range: 5+

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Sportfishing 27 Foot Dusky Outcast - Full Day

Sportfishing 27 Foot Dusky Outcast - Full Day

Overall 87.9% (6 Guest Ratings)

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Today you will enjoy a full day of offshore fishing on a 27 foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This full day tour includes boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 4 anglers. IMPORTANT! This service does not include the $17 USD fishing l ...

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$728
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Suggested age range: 6+

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Sportfishing 27 Foot Dusky Outcast - Half Day

Sportfishing 27 Foot Dusky Outcast - Half Day

Overall 99.6% (7 Guest Ratings)

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Today you will enjoy a half day of inshore fishing on a 27 foot boat. You will be fishing for Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This half day tour includes boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 4 anglers. IMPORTANT! This service does not include the $17 USD fishing license which must b ...

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$530
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Suggested age range: 6+

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Sportfishing 38 Foot Topaz-Talking Fish - Full Day

Sportfishing 38 Foot Topaz-Talking Fish - Full Day

Overall 62.5% (1 Guest Rating)

Fishing

Today you will enjoy a full day of Offshore fishing on a 38 foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This full day tour includes transportation, boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 6 to 7 anglers. IMPORTANT! This service does not include ...

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$1,039
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Suggested age range: 6+

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Sportfishing 38 Foot Topaz-Talking Fish - Half Day

Sportfishing 38 Foot Topaz-Talking Fish - Half Day

Overall 60% (1 Guest Rating)

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Today you will enjoy a half day of Inshore fishing on a 38 foot boat. You will be fishing for Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This half day tour includes boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 6 to 7 anglers. IMPORTANT! This service does not include the $17 USD fishing license which m ...

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$622
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Suggested age range: 6+

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Tortuga Island Exploration With Fishing and Beaches and Snorkeling

Tortuga Island Exploration With Fishing and Beaches and Snorkeling

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Adventure, Fishing, Beach, Snorkeling

Embark on a captivating full-day charter from Jaco to the enchanting Tortuga Island, where you can indulge in both inshore fishing and the island's natural splendors. As you cruise along the picturesque Pacific coastline, our seasoned captain and crew will guide you through exciting fishing opportunities. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins playfully leaping in the boat’s wake, manta rays, ...

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$848
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Inshore Sport Fishing

Location: Pacific and Caribbean Coasts

Inshore sport fishing in Costa Rica typically takes place along the Pacific and Caribbean coastlines. These calmer waters are ideal for targeting a variety of prized species, making inshore fishing a thrilling and accessible option for anglers of all levels.

Key Target Species:

Roosterfish: Known for their distinctive head crests, roosterfish are prized for their powerful fights and make for a challenging catch.

Snook: Snook thrive in Costa Rica's mangrove estuaries and are famous for their elusive behavior and robust battles.

Tarpon: Found in both coastal and freshwater environments, tarpon are known for their impressive leaps and stamina.

Snapper: A variety of snapper species inhabit the inshore waters, providing excellent table fare and exciting fishing.

Jacks: Amberjack and other jack species are known for their brute strength and speed.

Inshore sport fishing charters often include skilled local guides who are familiar with the best spots and techniques for landing these coveted species. Whether you're casting from the shoreline, navigating estuaries, or trolling near reefs, inshore fishing promises thrilling action and breathtaking coastal views.

Offshore Sport Fishing

Location: Pacific Coast

Offshore sport fishing in Costa Rica is synonymous with world-class deep-sea adventures. The Pacific coast, particularly around the areas of Quepos, Los Sueños, and the Papagayo Peninsula, offers some of the best offshore fishing opportunities in the world.

Key Target Species:

Billfish: Costa Rica is famous for its billfish population, including sailfish and marlin. The country holds numerous records for billfish catches.

Dorado (Mahi-Mahi): These dazzling and acrobatic fish provide exciting action and delicious table fare.

Tuna: Yellowfin and bigeye tuna are prized for their size and fighting prowess.

Wahoo: Known for their speed, wahoo are a challenging catch.

Sharks: Various shark species, including hammerhead and mako, offer thrilling battles for experienced anglers.

Offshore fishing charters often involve deep-sea trolling and may take you miles from the coast to the rich fishing grounds that attract these trophy species. Charter boats are equipped with top-notch gear, experienced crews, and the expertise needed for a successful deep-sea excursion.

Freshwater Sport Fishing

Location: Inland Rivers and Lakes

While Costa Rica is renowned for its coastal fishing, the country also boasts excellent freshwater fishing opportunities. Inland rivers and lakes provide serene settings for anglers to connect with nature and reel in impressive catches.

Key Target Species:

Rainbow Bass (Guapote): This aggressive predator is a favorite among freshwater anglers in Costa Rica.

Machaca: Known for their acrobatic leaps, machaca are a challenging catch found in freshwater rivers.

Tarpon: Tarpon also venture into freshwater rivers, offering anglers a unique opportunity to land these mighty fish away from the coast.

Freshwater fishing excursions often involve casting from riverbanks or navigating pristine waterways by boat. The lush surroundings and diverse birdlife add to the appeal of these inland fishing adventures.

Practical Tips for Sport Fishing in Costa Rica

Charter Selection: Choose a reputable fishing charter with experienced guides and well-maintained boats.

Fishing Seasons: Research the best time to target your desired species, as fishing seasons vary throughout the year.

Catch and Release: Embrace catch and release practices to preserve Costa Rica's valuable fish populations.

Fishing Licenses: Ensure you have the necessary fishing licenses, which are typically provided by charter operators.

Pack Essentials: Sunscreen, sunglasses, a wide-brimmed hat, and appropriate clothing are essential for a comfortable day on the water.

Respect the Environment: Follow sustainable fishing practices and adhere to local regulations to protect Costa Rica's marine and freshwater ecosystems.

In Conclusion

Costa Rica's sport fishing tours offer an unforgettable blend of adrenaline-pumping action and natural beauty. Whether you're battling billfish in the deep blue Pacific, casting for snook in tranquil estuaries, or pursuing rainbow bass in pristine freshwater rivers, this Central American paradise has something to offer every angler. With experienced guides, top-quality equipment, and a commitment to conservation, Costa Rica is your gateway to extraordinary sport fishing adventures in one of the world's most biodiverse and picturesque settings. So, pack your fishing gear, prepare for epic battles, and get ready to make unforgettable memories on the waters of Costa Rica.

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