Quepos Fishing Charters

Welcome to Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing and the 2018 fishing season in Quepos, Costa Rica.  We are a local Quepos & Manuel Antonio Fishing Charter company dedicated to providing novice and avid fishermen with top fishing charters for offshore fishing excursions and inshore fishing, here in the fishing paradise that is Quepos, Costa Rica.  Enjoy an exciting day of fishing in Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica with the “Reel In” Fishing Team.  Fish with our professional and licensed captains who have years of fishing in Quepos and will take you to the action.   

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The adjoining sea side communities of Quepos and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica offer world class sport fishing, for both Offshore Fishing, sometimes referred to as Deep Sea Fishing, and for Inshore Fishing.

The 2018 sport fishing season here in Quepos, Costa Rica is showing to be a great year for fishing. We hope the bites for the offshore and inshore fish continue to be good throughout the year.  The Reel In boats and crew will provide you the ultimate fishing experience.  Since the start, our priority has always been customer satisfaction. 

Since the start of our Quepos Fishing charter company, we have provided many deep sea fishing charters (offshore fishing) and inshore fishing to a wide range of happy, satisfied anglers.  We’ve raised lots of fish, on both the full day offshore fishing charters and the 3/4 day deep sea fishing trips. Of course, the full day provides more time on the water, than the 3/4 day, giving you better odds of catching Big Game Fish, such as Sailfish, Marlin, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), Wahoo, and Yellow Fin Tuna for a thrilling day offshore.     

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Offshore Fishing Quepos Costa Rica

The Offshore Fishing Trips or Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica are your best choice for targeting the Big Game Fish such as Sailfish, Dorado, Marlin, Tuna and an occasional Wahoo.  Enjoy a day offshore fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica with the professional and experienced crew of Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing.  For the offshore fishing charters or deep sea fishing trips you may book a full day offshore or a 3/4 day offshore fishing excursion in Quepos, Costa Rica which is one of the worlds most famous places for having an abundance of Bill Fish.  

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The Thrill and Fun, experienced during an offshore fishing charter, whether for a full day offshore, or a 3/4 day of deep sea fishing is the reason this fishing excursion is considered one of the most recommended things to do in Quepos and Manuel Antonio.  The deep sea fishing charters can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Our professional, licensed Captains and expert first mates are there to help and assure that you have an amazing day offshore fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica.

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Inshore Fishing Quepos Costa Rica

The Inshore Fishing in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is the best fishing charter for those anglers targeting Rooster-Fish, Red Snapper, Grouper, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle. Inshore Fishing in Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, offers you the option of booking a half day inshore, full day inshore or 3/4 inshore.  The Reel In Boats are completely equipped for inshore fishing.  Our Captains know where to go to target the inshore species and will work hard to put you on the action. 

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A Gilliard
A Gilliard
18:56 03 May 16
My first time out of the country, visiting Quepos, Costa Rica was exceptional. The service I received on the chartered fishing trip with Mandel and his crew was superb. I have nothing but gratitude for the special treatment they showed me as guest during my stay in Quepos. Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing lived up to its name. They went out of their way to make you feel welcomed. This was a trip to remember and I am happy to have fished with Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing. I would definitely return for another trip and would recommend that anyone wanting to have a great time on the water go with Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing. Thank you Mandel and your crew for everything.. 4/22/2016 Alicia G.
Sunset Sails Tours
Sunset Sails Tours
15:33 19 Oct 16
Best fishing company in Quepos, we had some client in our tour that wanted to do fishing so we sent them to Reel In and my God where they happy!! Talk to Mandel Feingold and he can help you out with everything!!
Grant Proby
Grant Proby
11:19 03 May 16
I STRONGLY recommend this charter to anyone regardless of the experience level. I went on a one day trip in April and it was the best fishing charter I've been on. In the past, I have taken charters out of Key West, Florida, Louisiana and The Dry Tortugas. It would be extremely hard and (in my opinion) a waste of time to even search for a better experience. The crew and owner are more than accommodating and polite. Mandel, is willing to provide transportation from the landing strip in Quepos, from San Hose. Now for the best part three sail fish (one of which was 10ft. long). One bull Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi) about 6ft long. One of the best fishing trips you can take!
Alex Becerra
Alex Becerra
15:20 23 Dec 15
We had an excellent deep sea fishing trip. The 42' boat is in excellent condition and expertly rigged. The captain and the crew were very friendly and extremely competent. We caught 3 sailfish and 8 good size groupers. Everything exceeded expectations.
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Manuel Antonio Fishing Charters 

Join us in Manuel Antonio for great fishing charters.  Providing Deep Sea Fishing  in Manuel Antonio to all type of groups and people of all ages.   

Fishing in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is one of the most popular excursions and with good reason.  There are few places in the world that can compare to the fishing in Costa Rica, which is World Class. There are few places which afford the quantity and quality of big game fish, in such close to shore, calm waters. We can get you to the fish quickly and comfortably, making this a fisherman’s dream.

Our mission is to provide the best fishing charter adventures for both avid and novice fishermen, visiting Quepos, Costa Rica.  Our company caters to all types of groups such as families, large to small groups, couples, singles, you name it.

Manuel Antonio is where you will find the main beaches and the famous National Park as well as other excursions and fine dinning.  The fishing charters in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica are on the top of the list for things to do while visiting Manuel Antonio.  

If its your first time traveling to Manuel Antonio Costa Rica, we recommend that you call us to get free information and assistance with booking tours and transfers as well as recommendations for the top restaurants in the area. 

If you are staying in Manuel Antonio and are looking for top of the line Fishing Charters, the Quepos Marina is just a short 10 minute drive from Manuel Antonio, and we provide FREE transportation, in our air conditioned Van, so getting there is comfortable, convenient and worry free..   

Quepos Fishing Charters

Quepos Fishing offers some of the best sport fishing charters in Costa Rica. Here at “Reel In” Luxury Sport Fishing, we are constantly finding ways to improve the customer’s experience on all of the various fishing excursions that Quepos, Manuel Antonio area has to offer.

Come down to Quepos and enjoy an exciting day of fishing.  Quepos is a small town but a true fishing paradise. This fishing village is great for avid and novice fishermen seeking their first Big Game Fish.  Our Captains and First Mates are experts in Quepos Fishing Charters.  Join us here at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing for a Quepos Fishing trip of a lifetime. 

Here at “Reel In” Luxury Sport Fishing we strive to ensure that you have a safe, fun and exciting day of fishing. The “Fishing Village” that is Quepos, Costa Rica is considered one of the top places in the world for its offshore fishing charters.  Having a boat that is fast and secure with all the proper fishing equipment, are essential factors, for your offshore fishing charter adventure in Quepos, Costa Rica. 

Although we receive many inquiries from avid anglers, we also serve many novice fishermen, interested in trying the offshore fishing charter for the first time, eager to catch their first Sailfish or Marlin and to experience the thrill of reeling in a really Big Fish. Many of our clients also enjoy an inshore fishing charter, seeking to catch their first Rooster Fish, known for their tremendous fight. Our experienced crew is there with you, every step of the way, during both the offshore fishing and inshore charters. You can be sure that our professional crew will help you reel in, and fight any fish, no matter how big.  

Every single one of our first mates and captains are local Costa Rican fishermen, each having fished in these waters for over 20 years. They know their stuff and are focused on putting our customers onto some impressive fish, and making sure that everyone has a great day of fishing.  

Why do so many people choose “Reel In” Luxury Sport Fishing for their fishing charter in Quepos, Costa Rica? 

From the first phone call, or email, to the moment we deliver you safely back at your lodging, we are there at every step of the way. We will answer all of your questions and help you with all of your needs, from having a great fishing experience, to finding the best activities, at the best prices. 

Manuel Antonio is an area that offers amazing fishing charters.  At times it can be difficult to decide which of the fishing charters in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is best suited for you.  Well, the key is to determine the type of species you wish to target.  The deep sea fishing charters in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica will give you the best chance at targeting the Bill Fish such Sailfish and Marlin.  Most fishermen visiting Quepos, Costa Rica will choose to do a full day offshore fishing charter but a 3/4 offshore fishing charter can also be very productive.  Our crew and boats will work very hard to offer you a great day of fishing in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. 

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We are located in the Marina Pez Vela. Our two luxury yachts are equipped to do all types of fishing charters. Sport Fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica is world renowned for being one of the best places in the world to catch Big Game Fish. We arrange your fishing charter from our office, located in Manuel Antonio, which is the resort area for Quepos.

Chartering one of our beautiful Luxury Sport Fishing Yachts is very simple.

Send us an email at: reelinsportfishing@hotmail.com
Or give us a call at our Toll Free Number 1-888-322-1268
We are here to help you book your fishing charter excursion and will answer all of your questions.    

Your Quepos Fishing Charter Adventure Awaits!  

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Whether you’re a seasoned angler, or a novice, looking for a chance to experience the thrill of reeling in a big sail fish, Dorado or marlin, let Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing be your sport fishing guide. With two Luxury Sport Fishing Yachts, professional captains and expert Mates, Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing is best equipped to help you catch your fill of Big Game Fish.

Both of our yachts are air conditioned and offer comfort and style, while you fish for that big marlin, sailfish or Dorado (Mahi Mahi). Hey, it’s fishing not camping, right? So why not be cool, dry and comfortable. Women especially enjoy the private clean bath rooms and state rooms, when not fishing.

Our Luxury Air Conditioned 36ft Bertram

The spacious flybridge offers comfortable seating and is a great vantage point from which to watch and photograph all of the exciting action, as each fisherman hooks, and reels in his sailfish, dorado, marlin or other Big Game Fish.

Here at “Reel In” Luxury Sport Fishing we strive to offer you have an unforgettable fishing charter experience in Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

Whether you seek an offshore fishing, deep sea big game trophy billfish or an inshore variety of delicious eating fish, “Reel In” charters offer the best fishing in Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

Quepos, Costa Rica is world famous for its Sport Fishing, and is host to several International Tournaments, in which  world record numbers and sizes of Big Game Fish are raised.  Our service also includes help with lodging and tours for the Manuel Antonio area.

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Deep Sea Fishing Manuel Antonio Costa Rica

Get all the information you need about the deep sea fishing in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.   The Reel In Fishing Team is here to provide you with the best deep sea fishing charters in Quepos, Costa Rica.  When you are going to go deep sea fishing you want a reliable boat and fishing crew that knows what they are doing and that is what you will get here at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing.   Ever wondered what its like to catch a Big Game Fish?  Its a truly exciting experience that you will keep in your memories and share with friends and family.  Join us in the tropical paradise that is Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica and explore the offshore fishing grounds during a an all day deep sea fishing excursion.  

The first time you catch a really big sailfish or dorado is a thrill that you’ll never forget. Even the avid anglers who have caught multiple Bill Fish say they will never forget their first Big Game Fish.  So many things make deep sea fishing such a wonderful and unforgettable experience.  Maybe its being out at sea with friends and family or perhaps its the adrenaline of fighting enormous offshore species, but one thing is for sure, if you come to Quepos, Costa Rica, you can’t leave with out first trying its famous deep sea fishing grounds. 

It is true that for some people traveling here to Costa Rica, a deep sea fishing charter is over their budget. Which is why we developed a split charter program, to make fishing, less expensive.  Our shared boat program makes fishing for Big Game Fish very affordable. We’ll find your shipmates to share the fun and cost of your thrilling day of catching big fish. It’s a great way to make new friends and save money.

Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing provides deep sea fishing and Inshore fishing trips. The Full Day Offshore Charters offer the best chance to catch Sailfish, marlin and Dorado. Inshore fishing is best for those wanting to target the famous Rooster fish, as well as mackerel, grouper, snapper, and snook.

Inshore Fishing Quepos Costa Rica

The rainy season in Costa Rica starts around May and ends around the last part of November.  When it rains, there is not that many activities that you can do without getting completely wet.  Although most of the rain is during the early morning and late evening, some days it rains all day.  The great thing about our fishing boats is that you have a luxury, air conditioned cabin in which you can get away from the rain.  Of course, once you are fighting the fish, you have to be out of the cabin, but its nice to have some shelter from the rain.   The fishing during the rainy season can provide some good action for Yellow Fin Tuna and Mahi-Mahi which is also named Dorado.  If you are planning your vacation to Costa Rica for one of the rainy months in Costa Rica, give us a call and we will help you determine which fishing trip will provide you with the most action. 

If you are planning to visit Quepos, Costa Rica, you must of heard about the amazing offshore fishing that these prime waters have to offer.  The fishing here in Quepos, Costa Rica makes it a highly recommended place for avid anglers as well as those who wish to catch their first big game fish. Enjoy a full day offshore excursion targeting the Pacific Sailfish and other big game species with our fast and secure fishing yachts, you will arrive quickly to the action and get ready to reel in some Big Fish.  Stay dry and comfortable inside our fully air conditioned yachts. The only time you might get wet is while you’re reeling in that Big Sailfish or marlin. You’ll hardly notice the rain, with all of that adrenaline rushing through your blood. Being aboard a comfortable Luxury Yacht is the only way to go during the rainy season. You wouldn’t enjoy being out in the rain, the whole time, but it’s actually refreshing, while your “reeling in” that monster fish.

Fishing in Quepos, Manuel Antonio is very exciting, even for those who have fished before, and for the angler who is looking for that First Sailfish, it can be the Catch of their lives. In addition, to having our own luxury fishing yachts, we have access to a variety of boats, so we will match you with the ideal boat for you and your group.

Quepos Fishing is not only famous for being a hot spot for Sailfish and other Big Game Fish, but also offers very exciting and thrilling fishing Inshore. Rooster Fish, or “Pez Gallo”, are commonly caught inshore. Some fishermen even say that Catching a Rooster Fish can be the most thrilling of all catches!

Fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica is an activity that we recommend for everyone who visits this beautiful country, seeking that Adventure and special experience, that they will never forget.

Fishing charters in the area of Quepos, Manuel Antonio can range in price, so tell us what your budget is, and we will find you the perfect boat.

Inshore fishing is great for families because you are very close to Bizan Bay, which is one of the best places in Manuel Antonio to do snorkeling, which is an activity the whole family can enjoy.

During your fishing charter with Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, you will be cool and dry while catching Big Game Fish. Our air conditioned luxury yachts will provide you with the space and comfort that you are seeking, during your fishing charter adventure.

While fishing Inshore, you can find a variety of species such as Rooster Fish, Spanish Mackerel, Snook, Grouper, and Red Snapper.

Family Friendly Fishing Charters in Quepos Costa Rica

Our company is family friendly.  Many of our fishing customers are families with kids who have never experienced the trill of catching a Big Game Fish.  Our professional and licensed captains and expert first mates provide families a wonderful and safe fishing experience.  The first mates on both of our boats will be side by side with the “Young Fishermen”, to ensure a great fishing adventure.  Join us today for your family fishing trip in Quepos, Costa Rica, filled with adventure and long life memories.  

Check out our reviews on Trip Advisor to see what families have to say about their amazing fishing charter with Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing during there stay in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. 

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Below you will find information on the various fishing charters.

Full Day Offshore Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

8 hours of fishing about 20 to 30 miles it includes complete lunch, fruits, snacks, drinks, and go pro on board.   The species targeted are Sailfish, Dorado, Marlin, Tuna and Wahoo. Departure time 7:00 a.m.  Return time around 4:30 in the afternoon.

3/4 Offshore Offshore Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

6 hours of fishing about 20 to 30 miles it includes complete lunch, fruits, snacks, drinks, and go pro on board.  The species targeted are Sailfish, Dorado, Marlin, Tuna and Wahoo. Departure time 7:00 a.m.  Return time around 2:00 in the afternoon.

Half Day Inshore Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

5 hours of fishing inshore about 7 to 9 miles close to the coast.  It includes snacks, drinks, fruits, and go pro on board.  The species targeted are Rooster Fish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle. Departure time 7:00 a.m.   Return time 12:00 p.m.

Full Day Inshore Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

8 hours of fishing inshore about 7 to 9 miles close to the coast.  it includes complete lunch, fruits, snacks, drinks, and go pro on board. The species targeted are Rooster Fish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle.  Departure time 7:00 a.m.  Return time 4:30 p.m.

3/4 Inshore Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

6 hours of fishing inshore about 7 to 9 miles close to the coast. It includes snacks, drinks, fruits, and go pro on board.  The species targeted are Rooster Fish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle.  Departure time 7:00 a.m.   Return time 1:00 p.m.

3/4 Bottom Fishing Trip Quepos Costa Rica

6 hours of fishing about 15 miles offshore, near several spots where the fishing has been famous for Red Snapper, Grouper, Rabbit Fish and Devil Fish.  It includes snacks, drinks, fruits, and go pro on board. Departure time 7:00 a.m.  Return time 1:00 p.m.

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There are countless activities and excursions that you can do while visiting Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica such as the Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Tour,  the white water rafting, the zip line tour, the catamaran coastal excursion, the waterfall hikes, and the list goes on….   However, the world class sport fishing is the one activity that really stands out and has made Costa Rica such as desired place to visit. Fishermen have been coming here, long before the tourism boom. That’s because these waters are some of the best in the world for Sport Fishing. If you have never experienced the thrill of reeling in a big fish, this is your opportunity.  Here in Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, our main focus is to ensure you have an exciting and safe fishing trip, so give us a call today and let us answer all your inquiries and prepare yourself for a fun day of sport fishing, in the world famous Quepos, Costa Rica.

Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing is the #1 Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Sport Fishing Charter company here.  Both Yachts are air conditioned and spacious, and are crewed by the top pro anglers in Quepos.

The 8 hour, all day offshore fishing charter is the most popular, and your best chance to catch a big sailfish, marlin or dorado.

Once in the offshore fishing waters of Quepos, Costa Rica, the crew will slow the boat to trolling speed, and deploy the outriggers, teasers and baited hooks. Now it’s time to get ready for some real Big Game Fishing action.

Big Game Fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica.

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Our GoPro cameras record all of the exciting action, and we post the videos online, daily.

Your friends won’t believe your fantastic fish tales, until they see the video of you reeling in the big one, and then releasing it to fight again, another day.

The Big Bill Fish are all protected under Costa Rica’s “Catch and Release” conservation program.

Your full day offshore fishing charter includes a delicious, full course hot lunch, prepared in the galley, complete with dessert. The Crews aboard “Reel In I” and “Reel In II” pride themselves in their cuisine, clients rave about the food.

Inshore Fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica.

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You might want to also consider an Inshore Fishing Charter, which offers a greater variety of great tasting catches. The Inshore Fishing Charter is done close to the Manuel Antonio coast. The inshore fishing charter is available in both All Day or Half Day.

This thrilling experience of reeling in a big fish will be one, you’ll long remember and leave you yearning to return to this world famous paradise for big game fishing.

Common Questions Asked By Customers

What are the rainy months in Costa Rica?

The Rainy Season in Manuel Antonio, Quepos is from May to December. Much of the rain occurs in the afternoon and evening, with plenty of sunshine in the morning. There is also normally a period of a few weeks, sometime in mid to late July, when the rain abates and the weather resembles the “Dry Season”. August through November is hurricane season in the Atlantic, but the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is protected from the severe wins of those storms. Quepos does get rain, from those hurricanes, and there are sometimes several days of clouds and rain from those tropical storms..

How does the rain affect the Fishing?

The Fishing is very good when it rains. After all, why would rain disturb fish? Duh. Moreover, fishing is one of the least affected outdoor activities available in Costa Rica. Most people find the comfort of a Luxury Yacht far preferable to trekking on the wet, slippery ground of the jungle. Both of our Luxury Fishing Yachts have spacious air conditioned Cabins, where you can stay cool and dry. That is a definite advantage over a small open boat. While the Yacht is trolling, you can find plenty of shelter up on the enclosed Flybridge, or inside the spacious cabin. The only time you might get wet is while you are actually reeling in that big fish. Some even find the cooling rain refreshing. Once you bring your fish aboard for a great photo, you can dry off and relax in the Main Salon, or one of the private Staterooms, as you come down from your adrenaline rush.

The most commonly caught Big Game Fish during the rainy season are: Pacific Sailfish, Dorado, and Marlin, Tuna

From where do our Luxury Fishing Yachts depart?

Our Fishing Vessels depart from the Quepos Marina. Our 42 ft Hatteras is located in Slip B-10 and our 36 ft Bertram is located in Slip D-4 in the new Marina Pez Vela, which is quickly developing into what many believe to be the Best Marina in Costa Rica.

What options are there for a couple or just a individual to get out at sea and fish for Big Game Species?

We have great news for all of you who are traveling alone, or as a couple. Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing specializes in Split Charters, or “Shared Boats” as they are commonly known.  A split charter creates a fantastic opportunity for those anglers whether novice or avid who just can’t afford to pay for a private charter.  Split Charters work few days in advanced, so we recommend contacting us when you Arrive to Costa Rica and let us know which date you have selected and we will try our best to accommodate your request to share the expense and the thrilling experience of “reeling in” Big Fish. It’s a great way to save money, and make new friends.

How does a Split Charter work?

Most avid fishermen come to Costa Rica in small groups of 5 or 6, in order to share the fun, and also to reduce the expense of chartering a boat. That is a benefit not normally available to an individual, or a couple, traveling alone.   A split charter groups a total of 3 couples, or 6 people, together to share the fun and expense. By joining with another 2 couples, you too can enjoy the benefit of sharing the fun and expense. If a Split Charter cannot be completed with the total of 6 people, you have the option of either sharing the expense with those who have requested a shared boat, or it is cancelled. The fishing fun is divided equally among the group, taking turns at “reeling in” their Big Trophy Fish. It’s great fun watching your new friends catch their Big Fish, and everyone seems to really enjoy taking photos and video of each other, sharing all of the exciting action.

How is the offshore fishing for small children? Are they able to “Reel In” A Big Fish?

With the help of our professional captains and first mates, on both of our Luxury Fishing Vessels, small children have no problem “Reeling In” a Trophy Fish.  Safety equipment such as life jackets are provided on board for both small children and adults.

Are all species “Catch and Release” or are we able to bring some home to prepare for dinner?

In Costa Rica, the offshore species such as Pacific Sailfish and Marlin must be “Catch and Release”.  However, the Dorado and Tuna you can bring back to your hotel or villa for a delicious dinner. There is nothing quite like Really Fresh Fish, which you have the satisfaction of knowing that you caught, yourself.

Do we need our passport to purchase the $15 fishing license?

You don’t need your passport to purchase the $15 fishing license.  All you need is to write your name and your nationality.  The fishing licenses are for the customers to keep during their charter, and are valid for an entire week.