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Fishing in Puerto Jiménez

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Roosterfish, Grouper, Snapper

NEW
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Quepos

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Premier Quepos Billfishing

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40 ft 1 - 8 People $$$
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Ultimate Quepos Sportsman's Trip

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40 ft 1 - 8 People $$$

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Fishing in Playa Ocotal
Fishing in Playa Ocotal
Fishing in Playa Ocotal
trip description for Playa Ocotal Offshore in Playa Ocotal

Hop on board with Captain Juan and prepare for an action-packed day of offshore fishing in Costa Rica! Costa Rica offers excellent fishing on one of the most stunning coastlines in the world! On the 3 and 5-hour trips, Captain Juan will keep you close to the bay where you can target exciting nearshore species such as Red Snapper, Roosterfish and more. These trips are great for getting a taste of what the Pacific has to offer without going too far from the dock! On the 6 and 9-hour trips, Captain Juan will take you up to 40 miles off the coast where you can target impressive big game fish like Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, and Yellowfin Tuna. Ceviche, papaya, pineapple, and other snacks and fruit will be provided to keep you reeling in those fish! For the serious anglers who choose the 9-hour trip, beer, liquor and sandwiches will be onboard for you as well. Depending on the fish you can choose from a variety of techniques and this boat is equipped with heavy tackle, light tackle, trolling and jigging. Whether you want to jig your heart out or lay back and wait for a rod to bend, Captain Juan will take you to the best spots and share some expert tips! If you want to go for a certain species, just let Juan know and he'll get you set up with the best method. Everything you catch is yours to keep! Captain Juan fishes aboard a 32’ Topaz Rampage sportfisher that can take 6 anglers on the water. Powered by twin 330 HP Detroit engines, this hefty vessel will have no problem cutting through the offshore waters! She comes with all the GPS, Fishfinder, Flybridge, Fighting Chair, Snorkeling Equipment, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers, Tuna Tubes and an Ice Box to store your catches. Also on board are amenities for your comfort such as a Bed, Kitchen, Refrigerator and Multimedia System. Captain Juan will provide all rods, reels, bait and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and any food and drinks you want on the water. These scenic trips can host up to 6 people, so make sure you bring some good company and a camera! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Playa Ocotal

Playa Ocotal Offshore

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Full Day Offshore in Quepos

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! On this full-day trip, Captain Rudy will take you from renowned Marina Pez Vela to the offshore Costa Rican waters where you'll be targeting serious big game fish such as Blue Marlin, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Mullet Snapper, Red Snapper, Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, jigging 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 38' Bertram sportfisher that can hold up to 6 people. Powered by twin 454 HP Caterpillar engines for a cruising speed of 24 knots, this beast will cut through the offshore waters with ease and get you to the prime spots in a hurry! 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, Custom Designed Connley Rods specifically for the boat, Shimano Talica Reels & Penns, 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! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Full Day Offshore

100% (1)
38 ft 1 - 8 People $$$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Full Day Offshore in Quepos

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! On this full-day trip, Captain Rudy will take you from renowned Marina Pez Vela to the offshore Costa Rican waters where you'll be targeting serious big game fish such as Blue Marlin, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Mullet Snapper, Red Snapper, Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, jigging 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! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Full Day Offshore

NEW
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Quepos Offshore Adventure in Quepos

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! 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! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Quepos

Quepos Offshore Adventure

NEW
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Playa Herradura
Fishing in Playa Herradura
Fishing in Playa Herradura
trip description for Half Day Offshore in Playa Herradura

This half-day trophy hunt will take you up to 20 miles offshore from Herradura Bay to some of the best fishing waters on planet. It's tough to find a place to fish for sailfish, marlin, yellowfin tuna, mahi-mahi, and wahoo within sight of land. When it comes to amenities, Captain Gabriels spares no expense. In addition to top-quality Penn fishing gear, your trip includes fishing licenses, snacks, drinks, and fish cleaning. If you reel in the catch of a lifetime, Captain Gabriels can even arrange for your fish to be mounted by Gray Taxidermy, the best in the biz. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Playa Herradura

Half Day Offshore

50% (2)
27 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Premier Quepos Billfishing in Quepos

Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s premier billfishing and the epicenter of Costa Rica’s fishery is the central Pacific town of Quepos. Located adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos is the ultimate destination for anglers in pursuit of all the species of Marlin as well as Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi Mahi) and Yellowfin Tuna. Captain Eric is your key to unlocking the renowned angling opportunities that can only be found off Quepos. Join Eric and his Crew aboard their 40-foot Luhrs, a vessel that's as spotless as she is battle-tested. This vessel is optimized for chasing down a once-in-a-lifetime Blue Marlin without sacrificing the comforts that you should expect from a top-tier angling operation. During the high season, from January through April, you can release numerous Sailfish on a single trip, going only 10 to 20 miles from the dock. From May to November, their clients have the chance to pursue the elusive Billfish Grand Slam: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin and Sailfish! Blue Marlin and Black Marlin can be found within 30 miles of the marina at places like the Furuno Bank. In addition to world-class billfish, Captain Eric gives his clients the opportunity to tangle with exciting and great-eating species like Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Grouper, Snappers and other species as well! Captain Eric will provide everything you need for your trips from all the fishing gear, bait, and tackle, to snacks, drinks (including BEER), and all the ice to keep everything cold. Don't forget your Costa Rica Fishing license, and we recommend bringing your sun protection (sunscreen, hats, polarized sunglasses, long-sleeved shirts). Rain gear is also a great idea. Please refrain from wearing any dark-soled shoes, as they tend to mark up the deck. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Premier Quepos Billfishing

NEW
40 ft 1 - 8 People $$$
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
trip description for Ultimate Quepos Sportsman's Trip in Puerto Jiménez

Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s premier billfishing and the epicenter of Costa Rica’s fishery is the central Pacific town of Quepos. Located adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos is the ultimate destination for anglers in pursuit of all the species of Marlin as well as Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi Mahi) and Yellowfin Tuna. Captain Eric is your key to unlocking the renowned angling opportunities that can only be found off Quepos. Join Eric and his Crew aboard their 40-foot Luhrs, a vessel that's as spotless as she is battle-tested. This vessel is optimized for chasing down a once-in-a-lifetime Blue Marlin without sacrificing the comforts that you should expect from a top-tier angling operation. During the high season, from January through April, you can release numerous Sailfish on a single trip, going only 10 to 20 miles from the dock. From May to November, their clients have the chance to pursue the elusive Billfish Grand Slam: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin and Sailfish! Blue Marlin and Black Marlin can be found within 30 miles of the marina at places like the Furuno Bank. In addition to world-class billfish, Captain Eric gives his clients the opportunity to tangle with exciting and great-eating species like Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Grouper, Snappers and other species as well! Captain Eric will provide everything you need for your trips from all the fishing gear, bait, and tackle, to snacks, drinks (including BEER), and all the ice to keep everything cold. Don't forget your Costa Rica Fishing license, and we recommend bringing your sun protection (sunscreen, hats, polarized sunglasses, long-sleeved shirts). Rain gear is also a great idea. Please refrain from wearing any dark-soled shoes, as they tend to mark up the deck. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Ultimate Quepos Sportsman's Trip

NEW
40 ft 1 - 8 People $$$
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
trip description for Big Fish Costa Rica - 33' Proline in Puerto Jiménez

Head out with Captain Erick to explore some of the most productive offshore waters in the world! Quepos is known for its incredible billfish desinity and Captain Erick has the experience to get you on them. From Pacific Sailfish, to Blue Marlin, Black Marlin and Striped Marlin, to Mahi Mahi and Yellow Fin tuna. whatever species suits your fancy, Captain Erick can cater a trip to target what you're after! The boat leaves the dock at Marina Pez Vela at 07:30 a.m. sharp and returns to the dock between 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Everything will be provided for you on board the 33' Proline Express you'll be riding in style aboard. Captain Erick will even provide snacks, drinks, and beer for your trip. All you need to bring is your sun protection, your camera, tip money and your Costa Rica Fishing license! Captain Erick will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Big Fish Costa Rica - 33' Proline

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Chasing Big Eyes - 32' Blackwatch in Quepos

Join Captain Franklin for some awesome Sportfishing in Quepos Costa Rica aboard his 32' Blackwatch. On these full day adventures you usually have plenty of sailfish action offshore It is also very common to catch tuna, mahi mahi and marlin. The full day charter is the best option for the serious anglers. Sailfish action is usually good on the 3/4 day trip with other fish occasionally. As the owner and sole operator for all his charters, Captain Franklins outfit is very popular among Sportfishing Charters in Costa Rica. All you have to do is ask around town at the local restaurants and everyone will recommend us. With over 25 years of experience, you will get the best. Captain Franklin's team is first class and loves to be on the water fishing. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Chasing Big Eyes - 32' Blackwatch

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
trip description for Quepos Billfish and Pelagics in Puerto Jiménez

Head out with Captain Bryan and Captain Roy aboard their custom-built sportfishing charter boat located in beautiful Quepos Costa Rica at the world-class Marina Pez Vela. Aboard this beautiful boat, they offer Quepos sportfishing adventures targeting Sailfish, Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin as well as trophy-sized Mahi Mahi, and Yellowfin Tuna. Captain Bryan and Roy are experts at matching your fishing experience level and will cater to your fishing needs and always keep the boat rigged up with the latest gear to ensure a successful fishing charter. Costa Rica is well known for its flat, calm sea conditions and its incredible amount of billfish. Quepos Costa Rica boasts the world’s finest sportfishing. We offer light tackle bait and switch fishing for seasoned professionals with the desire to hone their skills as well as catering to novice anglers. Every day is a good day when you’re out fishing for giants with Captain Bryan and Captain Roy. They know all of the fish patterns and stay up to date on the most successful techniques to land you that trophy fish. All trips include a hot lunch, drinks, water, beer, snacks, and fruits. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Quepos Billfish And Pelagics

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42 ft 1 - 10 People $$$
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
Fishing in Puerto Jiménez
trip description for Roosterfish, Grouper, Snapper in Puerto Jiménez

Head out with Captain Erick to explore some of the most productive offshore waters in the world! Quepos is known for its incredible billfish desinity and Captain Erick has the experience to get you on them. From Pacific Sailfish, to Blue Marlin, Black Marlin and Striped Marlin, to Mahi Mahi and Yellow Fin tuna. whatever species suits your fancy, Captain Erick can cater a trip to target what you're after! The boat leaves the dock at Marina Pez Vela at 07:30 a.m. sharp and returns to the dock between 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Everything will be provided for you on board the 33' Proline Express you'll be riding in style aboard. Captain Erick will even provide snacks, drinks, and beer for your trip. All you need to bring is your sun protection, your camera, tip money and your Costa Rica Fishing license! Captain Erick will take care of the rest! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Puerto Jiménez

Roosterfish, Grouper, Snapper

NEW
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
Fishing in Quepos
trip description for Inshore Roosterfish Special in Quepos

Join Captain Franklin for some awesome Sportfishing in Quepos Costa Rica aboard his 32' Blackwatch. On these full day adventures you usually have plenty of sailfish action offshore It is also very common to catch tuna, mahi mahi and marlin. The full day charter is the best option for the serious anglers. Sailfish action is usually good on the 3/4 day trip with other fish occasionally. As the owner and sole operator for all his charters, Captain Franklins outfit is very popular among Sportfishing Charters in Costa Rica. All you have to do is ask around town at the local restaurants and everyone will recommend us. With over 25 years of experience, you will get the best. Captain Franklin's team is first class and loves to be on the water fishing. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Quepos

Inshore Roosterfish Special

NEW
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Costa Rica gag grouper fishing charter

What are the best gag grouper fishing charters in Costa Rica?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 gag grouper trips in Costa Rica, and the most popular trips in the area are Roosterfish, Grouper, Snapper guided by Christian, Premier Quepos Billfishing guided by Robert, and Ultimate Quepos Sportsman's Trip guided by Robert.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a Gag Grouper charter in Costa Rica are Puerto Jiménez and Quepos.

Looking for kid friendly gag grouper guides / fishing lessons in Costa Rica? Check out our beginner and family friendly gag grouper guides in Costa Rica.

What types of gag grouper fishing charters are common in Costa Rica?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for gag grouper in Costa Rica as well as inshore fishing and nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Costa Rica are trolling, live bait fishing, and cut bait fishing but bottom fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Costa Rica gag grouper fishing charters cost?

for gag grouper in Costa Rica prices can range anywhere from an affordable $735 to $2,100, but the average price for a half day trip for gag grouper in Costa Rica is $1,403. The average price for a full day trip for gag grouper in Costa Rica is $2,025.

What month is best for gag grouper fishing in Costa Rica?

The most popular season for gag grouper fishing in Costa Rica is winter, and most anglers book their trips 88 days in advance.

Do I need a Costa Rica fishing license for gag grouper and what are the bag limits for gag grouper in Costa Rica?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Costa Rica, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Costa Rica. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Costa Rica.

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