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Hop on board with Captain Rudy and prepare for an unforgettable day of fishing in beautiful Costa Rica! Quepos is home to the famous Marina Pez Vela, a fishing hot spot and home to several fishing tournaments every year. The fishing grounds of Costa Rica, and especially Pez Vela, are among the best bill fisheries in the world and provide a wide variety of prized species in both the inshore and offshore waters!...Read More
On this half or full-day trip, Captain Rudy will take you from renowned Marina Pez Vela to the Costa Rican shallows and bays where you'll be targeting hard-fighting Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, tasty Cubera Snapper, Mullet Snapper, Red Snapper, and Snook. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling. Whether you want to feel the bites with a rod in your hand or lounge and enjoy the view while you wait for a reel to start screaming, Captain Rudy will have you covered!
You'll be fishing aboard a 33' Dawson sportfisher that can hold up to 6 people. Powered by a 400 HP Cummins QSL Turbo Diesel engine with a cruising speed of 24 knots, this is the ideal platform for big game fishing in the calm seas off Quepos! She'll keep you comfortable on your journey with a Fully Air Conditioned Salon, Main Helm and Cabin. She comes complete with all the best navigational equipment, Outriggers, a Fighting Chair, a Live Bait Well and Tuna Tubes.
Captain Rudy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and food and drinks for everyone on board. He will also provide fish cleaning service for you to take home any keepers. All you need to bring is a fishing license (buy online or at dock) and any food or drinks you might want. Book your trip today and get ready to catch some fish!
At age 35, Captain Rudy has been fishing over half of his life with 25 years of experience. When he was young his Dad (Rafa Sr.) said to him “If you don’t want to do good at school then you better learn to fish!” and that he did. By age 16, Rudy was driving a Twin Engine Boat for his Dad and the rest is history!...Read More
Since then, Rudy has enjoyed countless highlights including catching the biggest fish he ever released, a 1,200 pound Black Marlin.
Captain Rudy has been the Captain on the MoonWalker and served as part of the fleet for 4 years. He is very proud of the fact that they are the most booked charter boat and Crew in Marina Pez Vela.
Captain Rudy has a renowned reputation as the Sushi Captain, always being the one to find and bring aboard the Yellowfin Tuna. He is excited to also have the 38’ Bertram in the fleet now and looks forward to captaining your next Costa Fishing fishing charters experience!
How do you spell epic in Spanish? We spell it Quepos Fishing! My family of six very inexperienced salt-water fishermen (this was our first salt-water fishing trip), spent an amazing day offshore with the crew of the Moonwalker. Captain Marcos, Rudy & Jose worked tirelessly to make our special day ...Read More on the blue water one we will remember forever. We caught blue marlin, beautiful mahi-mahi, and finished our day with an onslaught of yellow-fin tuna while watching the dolphins feeding and frolicking right next to the boat. The crew was friendly, professional and accommodating. With a freezer full of fish and heads full of memories we watched the sun set as Captain Marcos pointed the bow toward Marina Pez Vela. We’re gringos from the mountains of Colorado. We know very little about rain forests or oceans or the Costa Rican way of life, but at the end of this day there was only one thing to say, “Pura Vida.”
Full day offshore w/ Captain Rudy. We had an outstanding day! Captain and crew were totally focused on finding fish ... 2 Tuna, 3 El Dorado, and a really nice sailfish. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Costa Rica and looking for a memorable day.
We headed out to sea by 7:30. A very comfortable boat. The hands were attentive, friendly and professional. 4 sails and one marlin. Plenty of refreshments and a very tasty lunch. The captain was always on the lookout for gamefish and we covered a large territory. Captain Rudy, Johnny and ...Read More Danny made a great team. We hope to fish with them again.
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.
You can play your own bluetooth music.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
Rods, reels, tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses
Costa Rica saltwater 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%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Marina Pez Vela, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica