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Papagayo Sportfishing

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Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
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They Made My Dream(s) Come True! Literally!

You know you had a wonderful day when the only issue is that you feel you didn't tip the service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christian G
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Maple, Canada
Great fishing trip

LA MANTA (Shamrock 28ft) - Capt. Lino & crew did a great job. Worked hard the entire time keeping... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bjtarver
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“rooster fish” (27 reviews)
“mahi” (8 reviews)
“sport fishing” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
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"rooster fish"
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"hour charter"
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"fishing trip"
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"black marlin"
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"sea turtles"
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"these guys"
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"needle fish"
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"fishing grounds"
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"within minutes"
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"el jefe"
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"captain jesus"
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"fresh bait"
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"big dorado"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know you had a wonderful day when the only issue is that you feel you didn't tip the service high enough; this was a magical and unforgettable experience, that will be with me vividly for the rest of my life. While doing research for...More

1  Thank Christian G
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Papagayocr, Owner at Papagayo Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Christian, Thank you for taking the time and write such as extensive and detailed review about your charter on board our La Manta boat. I will share this review with Lino, Jonathan and Nahum, i am prety sure they will love it. We are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LA MANTA (Shamrock 28ft) - Capt. Lino & crew did a great job. Worked hard the entire time keeping lines in water & help land fish. Boat was nice, clean & comfortable Wife & I had a great time & would book again. Plenty of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 6 hour fishing trip with Genaro Mendez and he VERY responsive and accommodating. I told him my wife and I would be bringing a our one year old and he found us a comfortable sized boat for just the three of us....More

1  Thank Murtaza P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the charter before I came to Costa Rica. Genaro sorted everything I needed to know before I got there, even arranging my pickup from my hotel, I wanted to fish the bat islands, when I got aboard the boat we discussed this with...More

1  Thank Amc125rc
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

i had an awesome experience fishing for Rooster fish. Papagayo Sportfishing Captain and Mate got me on the fish. They are really professional thank you!!!!! Alex

1  Thank Alex K
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We went out full day with Capt. Lino & Johnathan on La Manta and had the best fishing experience ever! These guys are professionals. They knew where and how to fish! We caught 5 huge Rooster fish, a giant Cubera, and a huge Mahi Mahi!...More

1  Thank Jetset335
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We booked a full day aboard the Mamacita Rica. Started off with them arriving to the wrong hotel. They were at the Four Seasons and we were next door at Exclusive Resorts so we had to walk about 3/4 mile to get the attention of...More

Thank 440chaseg
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Papagayocr, Manager at Papagayo Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Hello chaseg i think you have to write a review to the right company who you contacted for this charter and not the first one who charter this boat as well.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We told Genaro at Papagayo that we wanted to target Roosterfish and he set us up big time. Great email communication, easy to set up. We booked the Manta all day out to Bat Islands with crew Lino and Jonathan. They set us up on...More

1  Thank askmr
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a really great time. The owner even went on the charter with us and told us all about the area and the local life. They took us to a little island w monkeys in the trees and for a beautiful day on the...More

1  Thank Cabochica11
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

La Manta’s Captain was fantastic! Caught 2 large Rooster fish and many Mahi Mahi! Amazing day with a great mate! Love these guys!

1  Thank stevegsmith1023
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joelisac
March 3, 2018|
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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
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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
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