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Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s premier billfishing, and the epicenter of this storied fishery is the seaside town of Quepos. Adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos is the destination for anglers from around the world who want to pursue every species of Marlin, as well as Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi Mahi) and Yellowfin Tuna. If you’re into big game fish, there's no better place. With the fertile currents of the Pacific Ocean passing right along the coast of Costa Rica, we have what many would say are the best Sailfishing grounds any where in the world. Captain Tyler is an expert in putting you right on top of these magnificent fish, giving you the best possible chance to hook up with a personal best!...Read More
Captain Tyler utilizes a range of techniques to bring in the big ones. Expect to troll extensively while hunting for aggressive predators such as Marlin and Sailfish, and once your fish is hooked, get ready to to play him with big rods and heavy tackle.
You'll leave the dock in the evening between 6:00 and 10:00 PM, and steam out all night to the fishing grounds. Wake up bright and early the next morning, and fish your heart out until sundown, when you'll turn back towards shore. By breakfast time the next day, you'll be back on the dock in Quepos with a lot of stories, great pictures, and likely some incredible eating fish as well.
You'll be heading out in Captain Tyler's 46' Guthrie sportfisher, the Caribsea. She is the last wood hull boat Guthrie ever built and is one of the best fish raising boats anywhere. She is powered by a Detroit 8V92 and cruises at 20 knots. In addition, she has a Full A/C cabin, full Bathroom, Kitchen, and two Staterooms. When the fish start biting, she features full Garmin and Raymarine electronics, Rupp Outriggers, Tuna Tubes, a Live Well and pulls double dredges.
Captain Tyler will provide all the necessary gear, including rods, tackle, and bait. To maximize your experience on the water, bring along a pair of Polarized Sunglasses, Weather-appropriate Clothing, Sunscreen, and your Fishing License. Have a blast!
Captain Tyler is the owner of the entire charter fleet, and Captain aboard the 46' Guthrie. From Houston, TX originally Captain Tyler has been fishing down in Costa Rica for the past 6 years. Captain Tyler has 3 other boats in his fleet. 2 others that run out of Pez Vela Marina and 1 down in Heradura. All of his Captains are first class guides, Licensed and Insured....Read More
Captain Tyler and his fleet of Quepos and Los Sueños fishing charters feature a wide range of boats, specifically designed for offshore, inshore and overnight fishing trips to seamounts. Depending on the fish you want to target, and the experience you’re looking for, you can find a perfect match with Captain Tyler's fleet.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
This boat has air conditioning.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
Rods, Reels & Tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
A valid fishing license.
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Marina Pez Vela, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica