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Dream On Sport Fishing

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Address: Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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+506 8735 3121
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We work hard at making your day on the water the best it can be. I...

We work hard at making your day on the water the best it can be. I encourage you to read all our reviews then call us. Our fishing trips are the best there are in Costa Rica! The Dream On is a luxurious fishing vessel that has twin 300 hp Caterpillar diesel engines, live bait well, tuna tubes, Penn International and Shimano professional grade tackle and tons more lures than any boat. We almost always catch fish! Our crew is bi-lingual in spanish and english and work hard to provide every client on every trip, a fantastic fishing experience.

Full day rate for 1-6 people is $1300, half day rate for 1-6 people is $800.

We can take a maximum of 6 people on the Dream On, a 10m (33ft) Blackfin cabin cruiser. We pick up our clients on the beach, usually in front of their hotel, using our small skiff. We will pick up clients anywhere from just north of the Playa Flamingo Marina Beach to the 4 Seasons on the tip of the Papagayo Peninsula.

If you are staying south of Playa Flamingo, we can arrange transportation at a reasonable cost. EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED IN OUR FISHING TRIP except for the tip for the crew. We provide fresh made lunches, snacks, fresh fruits, and beverages.

We can try to provide for any special request if given at least one day notice and if there is any added cost, we'll let you know beforehand. Pura Vida!

Over the past 5 years, we have had only excellent and very good reviews and a year ago, one terrible review from a lady on 3 different medications, who apparently got very sea sick. Her friends paid to fish a full day and refused to return early, so she gave us a nasty review. Had I known she was over medicated, I would have insisted she not board the boat. Your comfort and safety are the number one priority!

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US$1,100.00*
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Half-Day Deep Water Fishing Charter
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US$1,500.00*
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All-Inclusive Deep Sea Fishing Day Trip in Costa Rica

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Great day fishing!!

We had a great day fishing with Dream On. Rick was fantastic helping us get it planned. We shoved off at 7:00am and 10 tuna in the boat by 7:30am. Caught fish our entire half... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rolltidefish
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day fishing with Dream On. Rick was fantastic helping us get it planned. We shoved off at 7:00am and 10 tuna in the boat by 7:30am. Caught fish our entire half day. We fed 50 people that night with our bounty. Caught tuna, red snapper, mahi, trigger fish, & Spanish mackerel. Captain Angel and First Mate... More 

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ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We really appreciate you taking a few minutes to let the world know about your experience on Dream On. I hope the rest of your stay was great as well :) Pura Vida Rick More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hey Rick, Just wanted to say thank you for a great trip. Day was very slow and so was the bite. Your crew is very professional and busted their bottoms to try and get us some fish. We tried all kinds of things and they even went over the time a little trying to get us fish. We were very... More 

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ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Hey Phil! Thank you for the great review :) Capt. Angel & Mario are top shelf, for sure....I'm glad you appreciated them as much as I do. Crazy how a quiet day on the water can turn into an epic day in a flash! Its great to give someone a memory that will last a lifetime. Thank you for fishing... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It was our first trip to Costa Rica and it was the most amazing trip ever. My husband and I wanted to go fishing and had two targets, a Rooster and a Blue Marlin. We booked with Rick and since Dream On was not available Rick set us up on Victory. The name was certainly applicable!!! We scored a huge... More 

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ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Awesome review Mary! The fishing had been quiet but luck was on your side that day :) I really appreciate you taking a few minutes to let the world know about Dream On Sport Fishing!! Pura Vida :) More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I'm writing this review and I have never even been on his boat. I love to go deep sea fishing and have had so many bad experiences by captains who care more about taking your money than actually about your fishing experience. I have been communicating with Rick for about 2 months in an attempt to book a deep sea... More 

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ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Wow, thank you! This review means a lot to me...I really appreciate your kind words. I am here to make a living, yes...but not at any cost. Sometimes things occur that are beyond my control like higher than forecast winds and seas or the bite is just off. But, advising someone on their best interests at the cost of a... More 

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The crew was amazing. I couldn't believe they had five lines out at once and never got tangled. Mario made fresh sashimi from our catch and it was the best, freshest tasting fish I've ever tasted. Like butter melting in my mouth. I was blown away by the epic and beautiful scenery and even saw dolphins playing while I was... More 

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ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks Don! It was a fun day at sea...I'm glad we had the chance to head out before your return to Wisconsin. Those fresh fish sandwiches at Coco Palms made from our catch were wicked! Congratulations in advance on the new baby that's coming and I hope you're back next year! Pura Vida! More 

sedona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I don't fish :) at all - I went for a full day trip with friends to hang out - and I really had an amazing day; My friends caught lots of fish, and at the end they caught a huge rooster fish (about 80pounds). They were so excited. The whole team on the boat was just amazing! Highly recommend!

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Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Just hanging out and watching friends fish is also a great day :) I'm glad you had a blast. Pura Vida! More 

Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! Dream On... the boat is so clean, and well organized. Drinks,food,cabin a/c, toilet,seats to rest and lay down if need. The Captain and Mario are very professional and a good team . They know where to go to get fish... We had the privilege to have Rick Graham with us and my boyfriend cought the biggest (80 lbs) Rooster... More 

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Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing! That Rooster was a beast. Having our catch cooked up at Father Rooster capped off a great day :) Pura Vida! More 

Maple Ridge, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Had an amazing time on dream on. The boat is fantastic. Very clean and well equip with lots of fishing lines and room for relaxing.The staff are professional and very knowledgeable about fishing. lunch was included and it was amazing, sandwiches and snacks with lots to drink!! I will definitely be coming back to costa Rica and booking dream on... More 

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Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks Kim! It was great seeing you guys again :) I can't wait til next year...should i get a date aside for you? LOL I appreciate you sending in this glowing review. Thoughtful guests like you posting on tripadvisor.com is what fuels my business. Pura Vida! More 

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1 review
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

my boyfriends bucket list item for many years! we went ocean fishing. Mario and Angel did a great job! very proffessional! we cought the blue Marlin that we were hopibg for! 350 lbs beautiful fish. ( so big we couldnt bring into the boat! ). to top it out. we saw humback whales, dolphins, turtles and manta rays jumping off... More 

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Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Hi Maria! Thank you for the 5 Star review :) I'm so glad Walt was able to land his Marlin! Maybe next time I'm up in BC he can get me on a big Sturgeon. Even on days when they aren't biting its awesome to see all of the wildlife around here...like the whales and dolphins. I'm glad you had... More 

Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Just returned from a week in Costa Rica and we booked two full day charters with Dream On. We always have a great day with this hard-working crew! Captain Angel and Mario are professional and very knowledgeable about fishing the Pacific. The boat is clean and spacious, fully equipped, provides lunch and beverages and they even pick you up right... More 

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Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us and for the personal kudos as well :) We really appreciate kind words being sent out to the world as do other travellers looking to spend their money wisely! I hope we get to take you out again one day. Pura Vida! More 

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