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San Carlos Sport Fishing

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| Rio San Juan, San Carlos, Nicaragua
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Great place

Had 3 full days of fishing. Landed a few 100+ pound tarpon and hooked into a good few more. So... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Evan L
via mobile
Disappointing week

We went with another couple and all four of us were disappointed with lots of things. The fish... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Kay C
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Trinity, Texas
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15 Feb 2018
“Great place”
27 Feb 2017
“Disappointing week”
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| Rio San Juan, San Carlos, Nicaragua
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Had 3 full days of fishing. Landed a few 100+ pound tarpon and hooked into a good few more. So fishing was great! And the guides were really helpful good guys. The lodge is rustic and a great place in my opinion with great food....More

Thank Evan L
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We went with another couple and all four of us were disappointed with lots of things. The fish did not bite the entire week we were there. We went for tarpon and saw a few roll but didn’t catch any. We jumped one tarpon but...More

2  Thank Kay C
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

The folks at San Carlos Sport Fishing were wonderful-the meals were terrific, the staff very friendly and accommodating and our fishing guides were wonderful. We went for the jungle scenery and the tarpon fishing. We ended up catching a ~60 pound tarpon and a ~10...More

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

We booked this accomodation for 4 Nights with a special Package. We left after 1 day because nothing was organized, Kajaks were not there .... The location is great. But we could not enjoy the place, the room was dirty and the bathroom was not...More

4  Thank swajam
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Reviewed November 20, 2009

Philippe went out of his way to accomodate! The food was delicious and the conversation lively. Philippe even sent my glasses, which I had left on one of his boats, to Managua by plane for me to pick up. The rooms were nice, the staff...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2009

I have gone twice to san carlos. It is a great experiene to be looking for the tarons, with a snook once in a while in a very relaxee environment. Unspoiled greenery, friendly locals, very pleasant\home base and Sabalo Hotel down the river and suddenly...More

Thank Puigfox
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Reviewed March 22, 2009

SAN CARLOS SPORT FISHING: We booked a trip for the "Famous" tarpon fishing advertised on the San Juan River in Nicaragua. with San Carlos Sport Fishing. Once we wired our money in, the commucations with Phillipe, the owner, ceased to exist. The San Carlos Sport...More

2  Thank FishingIdaho
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Philippeandre, Owner at San Carlos Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2010

We are in business since 1998 In all these years we received around 1300 Anglers... Never had such a problem, will never offered service as described in this review... This would be a Misery.... On the contrary we care... This is why guests come and...More

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