About FishCostaRica

Over 30 Years in Costa Rica Fishing

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Fish Costa Rica takes pride ​in ​having been the number one provider of Costa Rica fishing charters and complete Costa Rica sportfishing vacations for almost 30 years. Over that time, we have utilized our ​unique ​expertise and experience to help thousands of satisfied anglers enjoy exciting Costa Rican saltwater sportfishing adventures with the world’s top captains, and ​to ​catch incredible numbers of offshore and nearshore saltwater gamefish.

Fish Costa Rica brings thousands of eager anglers – first-timers, experienced, repeat customers, referrals – to fish Costa Rica. They come from all corners of the world, ​most ​from the United States. In addition, anglers come from Canada, Brazil, Colombia, the UK, France, Argentina, Belgium, and Norway. Fish Costa Rica has also hosted anglers from South Africa, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Bermuda and the Bahamas. Furthermore, we have had clients from Sweden, Denmark, Latvia, Russia, the Ukraine and Australia. We bring Costa Rican fishing to the world, and the world to Costa Rica fishing.​

When Richard Krug of San Diego CA began Fish Costa Rica at the beginning of the 1990s in the lobby of a small Costa Rica hotel, he grew the company on the pillars of quick response, knowledge and complete customer satisfaction. Those three pillars of excellence have continued to be the hallmark of Fish Costa to this very day.

Mark Sydney of Toronto, Canada, with 20 years’ experience in Costa Rica’s tourist and sportfishing industry, handles the day-to-day operations of Fish Costa Rica, providing experience and expertise to potential Costa Rican sporfishing travelers.

When you contact Fish Costa Rica about either a single charter or a complete sportfishing vacation package, or whether you are one angler or a group of 20, you can be certain that Fish Costa Rica will dedicate time, attention and every detail to ensuring that you have a wonderful sportfishing adventure.

We are the longest-serving and and most experienced provider of Costa Rica sportfishing activities. There are many reasons why FishCostaRica has been in the Costa Rica fishing business for so long. Each one is critically important. We are right here in Costa Rica. Over our almost 30 years we have acquired realms of invaluable experience and savvy.

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Tasty Dorado fillets can be brought back

Another reason is that you can rely on FishCostaRica for the best. We know who the top saltwater charter captains fishing Costa Rica are. That is crucial. We know every captain we recommend. Furthermore, we have worked with some of them for 20 years and more. They are the guys who know how to fish Costa Rica waters. Equally important, they also know how to provide the expertise and attention that Fish Costa Rica clients deserve and should expect of their sportfishing captains and crew.

​You can be sure​ with Fish Costa Rica​. Fish Costa Rica won’t book clients on just any Costa Rica sportfishing charter boat. As we understand, our reputation beings with our captains. Among our featured captains is Bobby McGuinness. Bobby is considered one of the world’s sportfishing giants. The International Game Fish Association, the sport’s highest authority, has twice been named Bobby world’s top captain. He won the honor in 2006 and 2010. He is on the Saltwater Sportsman magazine list of the world’s top 50 saltwater sportfishing charter captains.

Also, the prestigious Billfish Foundation has named Bobby McGuinness the Top Tagging Captain – Blue Marlin (Pacific) – for its 2016 International Tag and Release Competition.

Another captain we have been chartering about as long as we have been around is Captain Randy Wilson, a legend on the Costa Rica sportfishing scene for a quarter-century. Randy has been a mainstay of Tamarindo fishing in the North Pacific since the mid-1970s. Randy also pioneered catch-and-release fishing in Costa Rica. In addition, he designed his own special circle hooks to reduce injury to the fish.

Captain Eddie Brown is another of our featured Costa Rica sportfishing captains. Considered Costa Rica’s top Tarpon fisherman/guide, Eddie has been fishing the Tortuguero/Barra del Colorado area of the Caribbean coast for 40 years.​ If there are Tarpon to be found, you can be sure that Eddie Brown will find them.​

Along with Captain Bobby McGuinness (photo), Captain Randy Wilson and Captain Eddie Brown, FishCostaRica can recommend a long list of​ acclaimed​ international tournament-class captains and experienced guides who are certain to make your​ Costa Rica​ sportfishing adventure a success. Some have been around for a while, some for a shorter time, but there is one feature that unites them all: each one of the FishCostaRica-recommended captains are dedicated to giving you the best possible. fishing adventure. You can count on it when you book with us.

​Fish Costa Rica will tell you where to fish for the species you want to catch, w​hether it be Marlin or Sailfish; Dorado or Tuna; Roosterfish or Snapper; Tarpon or Snook. We will tell you when best to fish. And most important, we will recommend with whom to fish.As well as indivdual charters, complete Costa Rican fishing vacations are our specialty.

​Fish Costa Rica offers​ hassle-free, one-stop shopping that incorporates overland or air transfers from the airport to your hotel, lodge or fishing destination; comfortable angler-friendly accommodation; and, of course, the best fishing guides Costa Rica has to offer. In addition, we can book tours or other activities anglers might want.

Your business is getting here! We will look after you once you arrive. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed.

Fish Costa Rica has a toll-free number from the USA and Canada, so we can offer prompt response. Furthermore, we are in front of the computer six days a week, 10-12 hours a day in our self-contained San José, Costa Rica office. In addition, clients can reach us on Skype. English is our native language, which makes communication easy. We can also provide service and communications in Spanish, French and Russian to help you arrange both individual Costa Rican sport fishing charters and complete Costa Rica sportfishing vacations.

Fish Costa Rica has made it our business to provide you with the best fishing Costa Rica has to offer. The fishing thrill of a lifetime in gorgeous Costa Rica is just a phone call or email away. Contact Fish Costa Rica, the most respected name in Costa Rica fishing for the past 30 years.​

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