Papagayo Sport Fishing

Welcome to Papagayo Sport Fishing; anglers, fishermen and those who would like a fishing charter out of Papagayo (Peninsula de Papagayo, gulf of Papagayo), Flamingo or Tamarindo beach at the north western corner of Costa Rica. Fishing charters in these world wide famous water for its quality and great variety of fishing species let us provide awesome deep sea fishing charters and fabulous inshore Papagayo fishing trips, these waters are productive twelve months of the year.


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About Pick Up ...
When possible, we pick up, BY BOAT, from the hotel beach you are staying. Contact us by e-mail or give us a call if you have any questions regarding our charter boats.

Need to find a fishing partner for your trip? and want to cut down on cost?. If you wish to be added in a list of people waiting to share a charter or need help coordinating a group trip please contact us. Check our list of fishing partners.

Papagayo Fishing Reports

Papagayo Fishing Reports



Here a few fishing reports. Lately, inshore fishing has been very consistent, mainly for full day or at least 6 hours charters.

March 18, 2016
Lino Guido on the La Manta boat took Roger Hoaglung and one more person for a full day charter. They were staying at the Occidental Grand Papagayo; so, we picked them up from the beach at the hotel and took them roosterfishing. At the end of the day they had landed 4 very good sized roosterfish...
Inshore fishing for roosterfish
Fishing out of Grand Papagayo

March 15, 2016
Arnaldo Mendez, on La Chila boat, took Bill Bradley inshore fishing. They caught a nice groupper.
Inshore fishing for group in Papagayo

Daniel Pancotto and two more people were fishing on La Manta boat for 6 hours charter. They caught 2 roosterfish.
Fishing out of Grand Papagayo

March 12, 2016
Lino Guido on La Manta boat took Charles Spots inshore fishing out of Riu Guanacaste. He caught 3 cubera snapper.
Inshore fishing for cuber snapper in Papagayo

March 06, 2016
Lino Guido on La Manta boat took Derik Howsel and his girlfriend roosterfishing out of Playa del Coco. They had a nice day and caught 2 nice roosterfish.
Inshore fishing out of Coco beach
Inshore fishing for rooseterfish out of Coco beach

In November 22, 2015,
Jerry Martin and his son were inshore fishing with us in November 22. We were fishing out of El Jobo, at Dreams Las Mareas hotel. Jerry sent us a couple of pics they took. That day they caught 4 roosterfish and a big needlefish.
Inshore fishing out of Dreams Las Mareas
Fishing out of Dreams Las Mareas

January 9th, 2016...
We have been fishing offshore with good succes. Sailfish, sometimes marlin and yesterday many boats caught mahi mahi. Captains were no reporting dorado/mahi mahi catches since many days ago.

Out of El Jobo, at Dreams Las Mareas hotel, my brother Adrian Mendez on the Wahoo boat release the the nice rooster on the pic below.
Dreams Las Mareas inshore fishing
Dreams Las Mareas inshore fishing for roosterfish

January 8th, 2016
- i booked a shared fishing charter for Wyatt Rivard, his wife and Michael Domino. They were deep sea fishing on the Cormoran boat and Fabio Contreras captain. They landed two nice sailfish.
Papagayo sailfishing
Papagayo sail fish season

- Brandon McGuire were deep sea fishing on board the La Chila G boat and Arnaldo Mendez captain. He released 3 sails and also caught one dorado.

- Nelson Mendez, the Tuna Fish boat captain reported 3 sails landed and 2 mahi mahi for dinner.

- Out of Tamarindo, the Tantrum boat was deep sea fishing and captain reported 4 sails landed and one dorado.

Out of El Jobo, at Dreams Las Mareas hotel, my brother Adrian Mendez on the Sea Snake boat release the the nice rooster on the pic below.
Dreams Las Mareas inshore fishing for roosterfish