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“rooster fish”(28 reviews)
“mahi”(10 reviews)
“sport fishing”(36 reviews)
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Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
+506 8331 2731
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All reviews rooster fish mahi sport fishing black marlin fishing trip hour charter these guys knew what they were doing sashimi caught sail fish el jefe great charter center console fresh bait big dorado another half hour crew worked hard
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing family day on the water catching fish and seeing all the Costa Rica water has to offer. Antonio put us on a lot of fish and we saw 20 bottle nose dolphin, numerous sea turtles, mantas and 2 el grandes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travelingbear33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up on the beach of the Westin Playa Conchal. 3 boats coordinated picked up our group. We caught 4 large dorado, a large sailfish, and did battle with an estimated 300lb + Blue Marlin. We were fishing with some bait rods and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gobigrednow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in guanacaste and our family wasn't sure what to expect. Booked two full day charters with La Chila boat recommended by Genaro the owner about 3 months in advance. First day was very windy so we stayed inshore protected from the wind and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jose and Moya are first class. We were lucky enough to catch 1 roosterfish + had 5 other bites - but the places you see while fishing are also incredible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank healynj11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time I have been on this boat and had great success both times. Last year I was able to land a big Sailfish and this year caught 7 Dorado's like the one shown in the photo. Great boat, crew, and service by Papagayo Sportfishing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dwroberts2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a trip with captain Lino and had an increadible day! Caught 2 sail fish 2 wahoo 5 dorado 3 yellowfin 1 Bonita 1 rainbow runner and 1 pampano. The captain and mate were very nice, the food and snacks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hdfthompson
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

As a die hard fisherman I was beyond excited to go fishing in Costa Rica. I couldn’t wait. We booked over 6 months ago and literally planned this honeymoon bc of fishing. The owner of the company was nice in the phone and answered all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Brian B
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed fishing with the papagayo crew. We had two amazing trips and they catered to our requests with enthusiasm. We highly recommend them.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Capt Alton R
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We fished with them about 6 years ago, had two blue marlins and a black marlin on. So we decided to charter them again in this April 2018 trip. We chart of them for two days I caught my first blue Marlin. Then the next...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Wendy F
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a great day’s fishing on La Manta. The crew really know what they are doing and kept us amongst the fish all day. We finished with 8 Mahi-mahi and 4 Sailfish. High recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 3, 2018|
Response from stevegsmith1023 | Reviewed this property |
I Booked A Boat Early. Rooster Fishing Turned Out To Be Great! I didn’t take the Fish home so not sure if they do. They did filet the fish for us to have the Resort cook it for us. Caught Mahi-mahi. You will need to ask... More
Elvia G
February 26, 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