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Address: The Beach | Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8398 8129
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and...

Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and insured fishing company ready to take you out for a full day or half day of fishing. Snorkeling and Surfing to Witches and Ollie's Point is also available. We offer a wide variety of fishing options in the Papagayo Gulf: inshore, offshore, coastal, bottom, casting, fly and spear fishing. If you are looking to save money or prefer not to fish alone, Lisa can arrange a split-charter with other fisherman/woman looking for the same. Captain Daniel has over 40 years of fishing experience and his mate Mauricio, fluent in English, has over 20 years. These guys love to fish and are fishing professionals. We now have a GoPro camera to film your fishing adventure in which Lisa can cut/edit your video to be posted on Youtube. Snorkeling can be included at the end of your fishing trip at no additional cost. This is a great tour for the entire family to explore the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica sport fishing is known worldwide as one of the greatest sport fishing/surfing destination plus the weather is great almost all year round. For the intermediate and experienced surfer, trips to Witches Rock and Ollie's are offered with a guide. We look forward to hearing from you. Pura Vida!

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Great fishing, expert crew

We went out with Captain Daniel and Mauricio targeting roosterfish. We got them and so much more! Caught big roosters, jacks, permit, and skipjacks and we saw an amazing array of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 March 2015
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Baiting Hollow, New York
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Baiting Hollow, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

We went out with Captain Daniel and Mauricio targeting roosterfish. We got them and so much more! Caught big roosters, jacks, permit, and skipjacks and we saw an amazing array of sea life and beautiful scenery. Saw humpback whales jumping in the distance, and had one surface right near the boat while fighting a big rooster (80 lber!!!). Sea turtles,... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It sounds like your trip was a dream come true! If you have any photos of your trip you'd like to share, please forward them to me via email. We look forward to taking you out again on your next trip to Costa Rica! Pura Vida. More 

Sudbury, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

My wife and I really enjoyed our day on the water with captain Daniel and mate Jonathan. They worked hard to get us on fish and made sure lines were in the water at all times. We caught 2 large rooster fish that day as well as a jack crevalle, several mackerel and a snapper. The boat and equipment were... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your morning out with Captain Daniel and Jonathan. The Pacific Ocean is amazing because there is so much marine life in the area. We hope you'll be back fishing with us on your next trip to Costa Rica. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

I emailed Lisa at Morth pacific tours. She was prompt at returning the email. Unfortunately she was booked but she arranged for another boat with Captain Roy. It turned out wonderful. He picked us up on the beach at our hotel and When he saw my fly rod he got excited and we set off on a full day of... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review which I have shared with Captain Roy. I am very happy that I was able to assist you with your fly fishing adventure while you were both here in Costa Rica. We always welcome fly fisherman to fish with us; it can be quite an exciting fishing experience out on the Papagayo Gulf,... More 

Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

This was my husband and my second of 2 fishing trips while in CR. This one was way better than the other. We were with Captain Daniel (who reminded me of the old man and the seas main character) he did not say much but he got us to the fish and captained the boat expertly. The guide Daniel was... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Captain Daniel is an amazing Captain having lived and fished these waters his entire life. He has eyes like a hawk and can read the waters in the far distance as well as manuever the boat at the proper angel when your reeling in your catch. Thank you for your review and I'll be sure to share this with Daniel... More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Daniel & Mauricio gave my wife & I a trip of a lifetime. I have not ever fished with a crew that worked so hard to make sure we were having lots of fishing action, and a good time at sea. The day started with fast action tuna, then some jacks, & relaxing swim. They day ended with a large... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Fishing can sometimes be tough when its windy but the crew know how to manage the waters and find the action. It seems you'll need to come back to get your Rooster! More 

Lake Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

The day started a little slow with needle fish taking a lot of our bait, but Capt. Daniel and Mauricio wouldn't let that stop us. They decided to take us on a quick ride to move offshore a little farther, with bait back in the water things really picked. First a small Bonita that was fun to pull in and... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We just did a major overhaul on the boat and appreciate you taking notice and mentioning it. The crew takes pride in keeping the boat neat and clean for our guests so that your time out with us is enjoyable. We hope you'll be visiting the near future. More 

Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Even though I got sea sick the trip was great. The guide made sure to point out any interesting sights. We saw plenty of Manta Rays jumping out of the water and we got to see a whale from a distance. The fishing wasn't the best that day, but the guide did everything in his power to make sure we... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Awesome photo of your catch - it's a beauty and thanks for uploading. Finding a split-charter is sometimes difficult as many people like to have a private charters. Thank you for being so accommodating with the last minute split-charter which ended up working out well for everyone. Who does'nt like to save money?! More 

Liberty Center, Ohio
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

My husband had been emailing with Lisa about arranging a day for him to go out. After we couldn't find anyone to split the charter with him I agreed to go out (my first time) We confirmed through email and Lisa said the boat would be waiting on the beach at 7 at the Riu. By 7:15 we knew something... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review regarding your trip out with us. A review such as yours is very important to us so that we are able to correct any future mix-ups. I want to apologize for the confusion the morning of your trip which was 100% my fault as I was attending to a family emergency in the states.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

Spent a great day fishing with Captain Daniel and Mauricio. The day we went out it was incredibly windy so it was a bit challenging to find good spots. However, they persevered and there were fish to be had. My husband fought a 5 foot black tip reef shark all the way to the boat for a fifteen minute battle... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so happy you and your family - especiallly the kids - enjoyed the morning out with us and were able to bring back fish for lunch. We always encourage our clients to take back their catch and have it prepared at a Soda so you can experience fish prepared Costa Rican style. Poppers... More 

Macomb, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

This was one of the best fishing charters I have been on. I know there is a lot of luck in fishing, but you also need a crew that knows where the fish are and when to make changes. Our day started with an on time pick up, 30 minute boat ride, and then within 10 minutes of the line... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It means so much to us to hear that our fishing excursion was the best you've been on. The mate, Mauricio, is a die-hard fisherman and fishes on his days off so you know he is passionate about his job. Captain Daniel has fished the waters of the Papagayo Gulf his entire life and knows the waters very, very well.... More 

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