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Fishing in Playa Ocotal

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Playa Ocotal

Playa Ocotal Offshore

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Playa Flamingo

Inshore Fishing Charter near Playa Ocotal

Guided Inshore Spearfishing

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25 ft 1 - 5 People From $765
Fishing in Potrero

Nearshore Fishing Charter near Playa Ocotal

"Guanacaste’s Best" Nearshore Trip

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25 ft 1 - 5 People From $495

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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 From $650
Fishing in Playa Flamingo
Fishing in Playa Flamingo
Fishing in Playa Flamingo
trip description for Guided Inshore Spearfishing in Playa Flamingo

Welcome to the ultimate spearfishing adventure in Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica! Join Captain Sebastian on board his 25' Stamas Tarpon center console for an epic inshore freediving adventure. On this trip, you'll fish over reefs and rocks in Potrero Bay, a rich fishery home to dozens of species, including your main targets: Cubera Snapper, Black Grouper, King Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, Needlefish, Amberjack, and more! Captain Sebastian is an expert in navigating the local waters and will take you to the best spearfishing spots where you'll have the opportunity to hunt down all kinds of fish. Whether you're an experienced free diver or just learning, you'll be in great hands. For those who are new to the sport, this trip includes a guide an equipment. With crystal-clear waters and an abundance of marine life, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience. But the adventure doesn't end there! After your successful hunt, Captain Sebastian can bring your clean and prepare your catch, so you can go home with a delicious meal. Whether you're a seasoned spearfisherman or a first-timer, Captain Sebastian's charter is the perfect way to explore the waters of Playa Flamingo and make lasting memories. So come aboard and join Captain Sebastian for an unforgettable spearfishing experience in Costa Rica! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Playa Ocotal

Guided Inshore Spearfishing

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25 ft 1 - 5 People From $765
Fishing in Potrero
Fishing in Potrero
Fishing in Potrero
trip description for "Guanacaste’s Best" Nearshore Trip in Potrero

Experience the thrill of nearshore fishing in Guanacaste, Costa Rica with Captain Sebastian and his 25' Stamas Tarpon Center console! With its size and speed, this boat is perfect for exploring the waters close to the coast and targeting a variety of species such as Broomtail Grouper, Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish, Snook, and more! Captain Sebastian is a highly experienced guide with a passion for fishing and the local environment. He will provide top-of-the-line equipment, including rods, reels, lures, and bait, to help you catch the fish of a lifetime. You'll also have access to the latest fish-finding technology, ensuring that you're always in the right place at the right time. During your trip, you'll have the chance to employ a range of techniques, such as bottomfishing, trolling, and jigging. Captain Sebastian will be on hand to provide guidance and support, whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-timer. In addition to the exciting fishing opportunities, you'll also have the chance to soak up the stunning natural beauty of the Guanacaste coast. The warm, clear waters and lush vegetation make for an unforgettable backdrop to your fishing adventure. Don't miss out on this opportunity to fish with a pro and explore the stunning coast of Costa Rica! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter near Playa Ocotal

"Guanacaste’s Best" Nearshore Trip

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25 ft 1 - 5 People From $495

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What are the best fishing charters in Playa Ocotal?

The best fishing charters in Playa Ocotal are:

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 trip in Playa Ocotal: Playa Ocotal Offshore guided by Juan.

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 Ocotal? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Playa Ocotal.

What types of fishing charters are common in Playa Ocotal?

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

The most commonly sought after species in Playa Ocotal are: 1. mahi mahi, 2. roosterfish, 3. cubera snapper, 4. snook, and 5. kingfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Playa Ocotal are heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing, and spearfishing but trolling and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Playa Ocotal fishing charters cost?

Prices in Playa Ocotal can range anywhere from about $619 to $1,376, but the average price for a half day trip in Playa Ocotal is $703. The average price for a full day trip in Playa Ocotal is $1,226.

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 Ocotal?

The most popular season for fishing in Playa Ocotal is winter, and most anglers book their trips 33 days in advance.

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

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

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