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Papagayo Sportfishing

#9 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Liberia Features Animals
Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
+506 8331 2731
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Paid for 6 hours seeking rooster fish. Reef in 80 feet but rigging could only get probably half... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
michael b
Long Prairie, Minnesota
Great fishing!

Y husband booked a 6 hour charter with Papagayo Sportfishing when we were in Guanacaste Costa Rica... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sonia E
via mobile
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“rooster fish” (31 reviews)
“needle fish” (7 reviews)
“tuna” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
+506 8331 2731

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid for 6 hours seeking rooster fish. Reef in 80 feet but rigging could only get probably half way there. After 4 hours captain changed from live bait to artificial without my knowledge or permission. Overall a terrible experience. One positive was that they refunded...More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Y husband booked a 6 hour charter with Papagayo Sportfishing when we were in Guanacaste Costa Rica a couple of weeks ago. They picked us up on the beach in front of Riu Palace. The charter was top notch and we had a great time....More

Thank Sonia E
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Called Papagayo Sport-fishing the day before I wanted to fish. Gerano asked good questions to matched a boat/captain to my expectations taking into consideration the weather and how I wanted to fish. Short of it, caught a 50 lbs dorado and 80 lbs rooster. Lino...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

First, I have experienced numerous fishing trips without a nibble over the years and fully understand the risk BUT this was by far the worst trip I have experienced. I booked a charter for my son and myself with high expectations based upon the majority...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I recommend your consideration of Genaro Mendez and Papagayo Sport Fishing. Genaro will do everything possible to match the ship, charter and crew to the type of fishing that you would like to do. He can't control the weather or fishing conditions but will do...More

Thank evanbuskirk
Reviewed 26 February 2017

After securing the boat we requested a 6:00am departure in lieu of 7:00am which was fine with Captain Genaro Mendez! We departed and headed due North to the fishing grounds. In traveling out we saw numerous sea turtles and had porpoise following us most of...More

Thank Guapita1949
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We had a excellent day out with papagayo sport fishing Genaro sent his experienced crew to pick us up in front of our hotel we were targeting Rooster fish -3hrs later we boated a fish around 60-70lbs Top guys ! Could not have done any...More

Thank sauer3006
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

After researching and cross referencing, we decided to go with the crew of Don Manuel, Captain Mauricio and his mate David of Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours for a full day (8 hours) of inshore fishing. The crew met us promptly at...More

Thank Fishin_Chef
Reviewed 4 February 2017

my wife and myself have been to costa rica 2 years in arow now staying at secrets and ive booked 2 full days with capt Mendez and his first mate brother each time and i'l tell you these guys know how to fish ' i've...More

1  Thank kkeillor2016
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had an amazing time fishing on the tuna. We landed two real nice Dorado and one black tuna. The communication with Genaro is amazing. Took care of everything. The captain and the mate could not have been better or worked harder to get us...More

Thank Greg B
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Elvia G
Hello we will be staying at Barceló Langosta beach in April. How can we go about making reservations for 4 in shared charter?
26 February 2017|
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Response from Papagayocr | Property representative |
Hola Elvia, i have a list (online) of people waiting for a shared charter; however, i never had the chance to book a fishing charter for more than 4 people; so, i think the best option for you is to book a boat such as... More
Jaena D
Hi guys! My boyfriend and I will be in Guanacaste staying at the Marriott at the end of February. How far ahead would we need to book a half day fishing trip and how much would that be? Also, are you able to do a beach pick-up from the Marriott? Thank you!
18 January 2016|
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My husband and I will be there in February. Could we do a half day fishing and snorkeling ? What would the cost be? Could we share a boat with other people? We are staying at Condovac La Costa.and will have our own car
23 December 2015|
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Response from Papagayocr | Property representative |
Hola Maxi51, sorry for the delay... yes, sure, we can doing inshore fishing for 4 hours(half day) , fish for 3 hours and then snorkeing for one or 1.5 hours. We would bring gears for fishing and snorkeling. We can bring our... More
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