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trip description for Herradura Sportfish Slam in Puerto Jiménez

Head out with Captain William to enjoy the perfect pacific breeze and hook up on some of Costa Rica's legendary sportfish! You'll be hunting for aggressive pelagic predators such as Marlin, Pacific Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and more alongside one of Herradura's most experienced and successful charter crews. Captain Brian and his crew utilize a range of techniques to bring in the big ones. Expect to troll extensively while hunting for fast fish such as Marlin and Sailfish, and once your fish is hooked, get ready to to play him with big rods and heavy tackle. Because this is an offshore trip, aiming for some of the widest-ranging pelagic fish, expect to steam out to at least five miles offshore before you start to hook up. On the day of the trip, you'll be heading out on Captain Brian's 32' Maverick. She's equipped with state-of-the-art fishing gear, and is an extremely comfortable ride as well. Captain Brian 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. Get ready to have a blast! Read More

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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! 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—and then do it all again the next day! By breakfast time on your final day, you'll be back on the dock in Quepos with a lifetime's worth of stories, amazing pictures, and likely some incredible eating fish as well. You'll be heading out in Captain Tyler's 46' Guthrie sportfisher. 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! Read More

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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! 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

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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

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trip description for Quepos Sportfish Slam in Puerto Jiménez

Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s premier billfishing, and the epicenter of this epic 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! 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. Because this is an offshore trip, aiming for some of the fastest and widest-ranging pelagic fish, expect to steam for a couple of hours before you start to hook up. On the day of the trip, you'll be heading out in Captain Tyler's 31' Bertram. In 2015, the boat went through extensive upgrades, including new engines and the latest electronics: digital “Hi-Def” Fish Finder, GPS, VHF, and more. Complete with a knowledgable crew, you’ll have an excellent time aboard one of Quepos' most successful charters. 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! Read More

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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

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What are the best fishing charters in Playa Herradura?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Playa Herradura with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 2 trips in Playa Herradura, and the most popular trips in the area are Herradura Half Day Inshore guided by Gabriels and Half Day Offshore guided by Gabriels.

Our guides in Playa Herradura are rated a 4 out of 5 based on 3250 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Playa Herradura? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Playa Herradura.

What types of fishing charters are common in Playa Herradura?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular type of fishing in Playa Herradura as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Playa Herradura are: 1. mahi mahi, 2. sailfish, 3. blue marlin, 4. black marlin, and 5. yellowfin tuna.

The most common fishing techniques in Playa Herradura are trolling, bottom fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but light tackle fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Playa Herradura fishing charters cost?

Prices in Playa Herradura can range anywhere from about $950 to $2,534, but the average price for a half day trip in Playa Herradura is $1,007. The average price for a full day trip in Playa Herradura is $2,572.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Playa Herradura?

The most popular season for fishing in Playa Herradura is winter, and most anglers book their trips 29 days in advance.

Do I need a Playa Herradura fishing license and what are the bag limits in Playa Herradura?

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

What is fishing in Playa Herradura all about?

Playa Herradura, located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, is renowned for its exceptional sport fishing opportunities amidst a backdrop of lush tropical scenery and pristine waters. Anglers visiting Playa Herradura have access to some of the best sport fishing in the region, with the nearby waters rich in a variety of game fish. One of the primary draws for anglers is offshore fishing, where deep-sea excursions take fishermen to productive spots known for big game fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), and Yellowfin Tuna. These waters provide thrilling opportunities for anglers to reel in trophy-sized catches while enjoying the beauty of Costa Rica's Pacific coastline.

In addition to offshore fishing, Playa Herradura offers inshore fishing experiences that cater to a wide range of fishing preferences. The nearby estuaries, mangrove channels, and rocky shorelines are home to species like Roosterfish, Snapper, and Jack Crevalle, making them ideal for anglers seeking a diverse fishing experience close to shore. Fishing from smaller boats or casting from the beach can yield rewarding catches, particularly during the early morning or late afternoon when fish are actively feeding in these productive habitats.

Playa Herradura's fishing infrastructure includes marinas and charter services that cater to anglers of all skill levels, providing guided trips, equipment rental, and local expertise to ensure a successful fishing outing. Whether exploring offshore waters for billfish or navigating the inshore reefs for prized species, Playa Herradura offers an unforgettable fishing experience amidst Costa Rica's natural beauty and abundant marine life.

What are the most popular months to go fishing in Playa Herradura?

Playa Herradura, located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, experiences a tropical climate that influences its fishing seasons throughout the year. The fishing seasons in Playa Herradura are generally divided into two main periods: the dry season (December to April) and the rainy season (May to November). Each season offers distinct opportunities and challenges for anglers visiting the area.

During the dry season, which coincides with Costa Rica's peak tourist season, Playa Herradura experiences calm seas and sunny weather. These conditions are ideal for offshore fishing excursions targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), and Yellowfin Tuna. The waters are generally clearer during this time, making it easier for anglers to spot and hook these prized game fish. Inshore fishing also remains productive, with species like Roosterfish, Snapper, and Jack Crevalle prevalent in the estuaries and along the rocky shorelines.

In contrast, the rainy season in Playa Herradura brings occasional showers and increased humidity. Despite the rain, the fishing remains fruitful, especially for inshore species that are more active in the turbid waters brought by the rains. The rainy season can also see an influx of baitfish and other prey species, attracting larger predators closer to shore. Anglers may find opportunities to catch Roosterfish, Snook, and Tarpon in the estuaries and river mouths during this period.

Overall, Playa Herradura offers year-round fishing opportunities due to its favorable climate and diverse marine habitats. Whether visiting during the dry season for offshore billfish or the rainy season for inshore action, anglers can expect a memorable fishing experience amidst Costa Rica's beautiful coastal landscapes.

What types of fishing are popular in Playa Herradura?

Fishing in Playa Herradura, Costa Rica, offers a variety of types and techniques catering to both seasoned anglers and beginners looking to explore its rich waters. Offshore fishing is a prominent activity, particularly for those targeting big game species such as Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), and Yellowfin Tuna. Anglers typically use trolling techniques with live bait or artificial lures, often aboard charter boats equipped for deep-sea excursions. These trips can take anglers far offshore to known hotspots where these trophy fish are abundant, offering an exhilarating challenge against some of the ocean's most prized game fish.

Inshore fishing around Playa Herradura is equally rewarding, focusing on species like Roosterfish, Snapper, and Jack Crevalle. Anglers often utilize light tackle and casting techniques from smaller boats or even from the shorelines and jetties. Fly fishing is also popular in the area, particularly for targeting Roosterfish along the rocky coastlines and in the surf zones. The estuaries and mangrove channels near Playa Herradura provide additional opportunities for anglers to explore rich habitats that support a diverse range of inshore species.

For those seeking a more relaxed fishing experience, Playa Herradura offers excellent opportunities for bottom fishing and reef fishing. Anglers can target Snapper, Grouper, and other bottom-dwelling species using baited hooks dropped to the ocean floor. This technique is effective near reefs, wrecks, and underwater structures where these fish congregate. Whether pursuing the thrill of offshore billfish or the tranquility of inshore and bottom fishing, Playa Herradura provides a well-rounded fishing destination with options to suit every angler's preference and skill level.

What species are popular for fishing in Playa Herradura?

When fishing in Playa Herradura, anglers have the opportunity to target a diverse array of species that inhabit the rich waters off Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Offshore, one of the primary targets for anglers is the majestic Sailfish, known for its acrobatic displays and challenging fight. Marlin, including both Blue Marlin and Striped Marlin, are also prevalent and prized catches that lure anglers to these productive fishing grounds. Dorado, or Mahi-Mahi, are another popular species sought after for their vibrant colors and delicious meat, often found near floating debris or weed lines where they feed on smaller fish.

Inshore fishing in Playa Herradura offers a different yet equally rewarding experience, with species like Roosterfish topping the list of coveted catches. Roosterfish are known for their distinctive appearance and powerful runs, making them a thrilling target for anglers using light tackle and casting from shore or small boats along the rocky coastline. Snapper species, such as Cubera Snapper and Mullet Snapper, are also common in these waters, providing both sport and table fare for anglers fishing near reefs, estuaries, and mangrove channels.

For anglers looking for a bit more adventure, targeting species like Jack Crevalle and various species of Tuna can add excitement to any fishing trip in Playa Herradura. These fish are known for their strength and speed, offering anglers a challenge whether fishing from a boat or casting from the shore. With such a diverse range of species available year-round, Playa Herradura remains a favored destination for anglers seeking both sport and relaxation amidst Costa Rica's stunning coastal environment.

What are the best places to fish in Playa Herradura?

Playa Herradura, nestled along Costa Rica's Pacific coast, offers anglers a variety of excellent fishing spots catering to different preferences and fishing techniques. One of the prime locations for offshore fishing is the deep waters beyond the bay, where charter boats depart from the marina to venture into the open ocean. These waters are renowned for their abundance of billfish such as Sailfish and Marlin, as well as Dorado (Mahi-Mahi) and Yellowfin Tuna. The underwater topography and currents in this area create ideal conditions for these trophy fish, making it a must-visit spot for serious anglers looking to test their skills against some of the ocean's most sought-after species.

Inshore fishing enthusiasts will find plenty of action around the rocky shorelines and estuaries near Playa Herradura. The rocky points and reefs provide habitat for Roosterfish, Snapper, and Jack Crevalle, among other species. These areas are accessible by smaller boats or even from the shore, allowing anglers to enjoy a more intimate fishing experience amidst the stunning coastal scenery. Fly fishing for Roosterfish along the surf zones and casting for Snapper near the reefs are popular techniques used by anglers exploring these productive inshore waters.

For those seeking a more tranquil fishing experience, the mangrove channels and tidal flats near Playa Herradura offer opportunities for anglers interested in sight fishing for species like Snook and Tarpon. These areas are ideal for kayak fishing or shallow-draft boats, allowing anglers to navigate the shallow waters and cast to fish cruising the mangrove edges. With its mix of offshore and inshore fishing opportunities, Playa Herradura provides anglers of all skill levels with memorable fishing experiences amidst Costa Rica's natural beauty and abundant marine life.

Does Playa Herradura have good fishing?

Playa Herradura is widely regarded as an excellent destination for fishing enthusiasts, offering a diverse range of opportunities that cater to both offshore and inshore fishing preferences. Situated on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, the waters off Playa Herradura are rich in marine life, making it a prime spot for anglers seeking big game fish such as Sailfish, Marlin, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), and Yellowfin Tuna. These species thrive in the nutrient-rich waters and are often targeted by anglers on deep-sea excursions departing from the local marina. The area's favorable weather conditions and proximity to deep waters contribute to its reputation as a hotspot for thrilling offshore fishing adventures.

In addition to offshore opportunities, Playa Herradura offers rewarding inshore fishing experiences. Anglers can explore the rocky shorelines, estuaries, and mangrove channels that are home to species like Roosterfish, Snapper, and Jack Crevalle. These areas provide ample opportunities for anglers to practice a variety of fishing techniques, from casting with light tackle to fly fishing along the surf zones. Whether fishing from a boat or casting from shore, Playa Herradura's diverse habitats ensure that there's something for every angler, regardless of experience level.

Moreover, Playa Herradura's fishing infrastructure supports its reputation as a top fishing destination. Charter services, local guides, and marina facilities provide anglers with access to equipment rental, expert knowledge, and guided trips tailored to maximize fishing success. Combined with the area's scenic beauty and abundant marine biodiversity, Playa Herradura offers a memorable fishing experience that attracts anglers from around the world seeking both adventure and relaxation in Costa Rica's coastal waters.

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