World Class Sport Fishing

Sport fishing

We are certain you will thoroughly enjoy your stay in Costa Rica. If the fishing does not hook you, the beauty of the area and resort certainly will.

Costa Rica boasts some of the best sport fishing in the world, with many records having been set here, the bite is always on...At C.R. Ocean Adventures we pride ourselves in offering you the very best fishing experience we can aboard the (30' Custom Flybridge Express) or the new boat (36' Topaz Express Sportfish). Whether you are a beginner or a veteran angler you won't believe the action – Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Dorado (Dolphin, Mahi Mahi) Yellowfin Tuna, Cubera Snapper, Snook, Grouper, Rooster Fish and of course, WaHOO.

Captain Dana has been living in Costa Rica since 1990 and fishing the waters of the Costa Rican Central Pacific for as many years. He has an experienced and professionally equipped crew of bilingual captains and mates that are excellent fishermen.

Sport fishing

Custom Flybridge Express 30'

Features:◊ Powered by 370hp Cummins turbo diesel ◊ Tuna tubes ◊ Cabin with V berth, head and sink ◊ Cruises 18 knots ◊ Bilingual Hardworking Crew◊ RUPP outriggers and PENN down riggers ◊ 30 Gal Fresh Water Tank◊ FURUNO color bottom finder ◊ licensed and insured ◊ FURUNO Chart plotter ◊ 3 live wells ◊ Tournament rigged tackle ◊ VHF radio Plenty of shade ◊ GPS ◊ Fully equipped with professionally rigged tournament tackle by Penn & Shimano

Sport Fishing Rates:
Full Day 7:00am-4:30pm (offshore or inshore) - $1050.00
Half Day 7:00am-12:30pm (offshore or inshore) - $850.00

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Topaz Express Sportfish 36'

Features:◊ Twin diesel motors ◊ Air conditioning ◊ Full galley with refrigerator, freezer, microwave. ◊ Full electronics including color finder, chart plotter, radar, single side-band radio and VHF and sound system.◊ Penn downrigger ◊ Fully equipped with professionally rigged tournament tackle by Shimano◊ Cruises 24 knots ◊ Stand up head/shower ◊ 2 live wells plus tuna tubes◊ Full Coast Guard emergency gear, including life raft and EPIRB Raised tower. ◊ Rupp tournament outriggers ◊ Tournament rigged tackle ◊ indgren-Pitman electric reel ◊ Bilingual hardworking crew

Sport Fishing Rates:
Full Day 7:00am-4:30pm (offshore or inshore) - $1450.00
Half Day 7:00am-12:30pm (offshore or inshore) - $1200.00

Sport fishing

The Captain and Crew aboard use nothing but the finest quality gear. We use a wide variety of baits including Blue Runner, Skip Jack Tuna, Thread Fin Herring, Ballyhoo, Mullet, Mackerel, Squid, etc...In addition we have a huge selection of lures.

Offering full and half day sport fishing adventures, as well as island and custom tours . Trips depart from the Marina at Herradura Bay on the central Pacific coast, uniquely positioned to access Costa Rica's hot fishing action. Lunch and beverages are provided.

Sport fishing

Additional Diversions

Full Day Offshore (Deep Sea) Sport Fishing- Come and enjoy the truly world class offshore fishing offered by Costa Rica's unspoiled deep water habitats. You wont believe the action fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, and more!

Full/ Half Day Inshore- Fish near the amazingly scenic beaches, river mouths, cliffs and rock formations of Costa Rica's central Pacific coast for an abundance of local species. The catch will include Roosterfish, Snapper, Grouper, Amber Jacks, Sierra Mackerel, Snook and many more!

Tortuga Island Adventure- A one hour cruise to a remote tropical island, where white sand beaches await you. You will spend 4 hours relaxing and having a picnic lunch under the palm trees. Enjoy snorkeling in the clear waters or fishing around Tortuga or nearby islands. The cruise to and from the island provides guests with excellent fishing opportunities for deep water species such as Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, etc... Other island diversions include canopy tour, kayak rentals, water skiing, and volleyball.

Tortuga Island - $700.00 (6 persons max.) Hoo's Up (Hoos Up) Only

Lunch-Sandwiches, snacks, fruit, Soda, Water, and ice cold beer provided on our tours. Vegetarian and extended menu options are available upon request.

What to Bring-We recommend you bring a hat, sunscreen, camera, and I.D

Fish Jan-March April-June July-Sept Oct-Dec
Off Shore
Black Marlin Fair Good Good Excellent
Blue Marlin Fair Good Fair Good
Sailfish Excellent Good Good Excellent
Dorado Excellent Good Good Excellent
Yellow Fin Tuna Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Wahoo Good Good Good Fair
In Shore
Roosterfish Good Good Excellent Fair
Snapper Fair Good Excellent Excellent
Snook Good Good Good Good