Guanacaste Costa Rica Fishing Charters

Riu Palace Guanacaste Fishing Report

Feb. to May


Costa Rica Fishing is known as some of the best sportfishing around the world, with giant marlin that can trip a reel in a loud screeching flash, tuna that can dive hundred of feet straight down and sailfish so beautifully colorful that you will see why Costa Rica is said to have the bes sportfishing.

Enjoy the report and read about the places where fish normally are in the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.


         Guanacaste Fishing Report, Papagayo, Hilton, Riu Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal Beach.

Hotel Riu Guanacaste SportFishing Boats

Playa Matapalo was our departure port this time for 2 anglers staying at the Hotel Riu Guanacaste. Captain Arnaldo on board of La Chila took them out looking for Billfish, they did a first stop at the Canalon, Papagayo and then headed out towards San Pedrillo, where they caught and released a nice sailfish. May 24.


             Inshor Fishing for Roosterfish in the Golf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Tamarino - Playas del Coco SportFishing Charters

Jonathan Spurrier and 2 more anglers staying in Tamarindo Beach, drove to Playas del Coco to catch a fishing charter, they headed north of Papagayo Gulf and had a stellar day catching and releasing 3 roosterfish, 1 sailfish, and 10 dorados. May 21.


Sportfishing Charters out of Papagayo Golf

Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica was our departure port for some fishermen who on board of Ryan Lindy on an inshore day caught 5 dorados of about 30 to 40 pounds each, in the Canalon (middle section of Papagayo Gulf). May 20.


Hotel Hilton Papagayo Guanacaste Fishing Charters

Mr. McMahan and 3 of his friends staying at the Hilton Papagayo Hotel, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. when out is a inshore fihsing charter on board of La Chila, they had a wonderfull day catching and releasing 2 roosterfish, 1 sailfish and 1 mahi-mahi for dinner. May 20.

            Inshor Fishing for Roosterfish in the Golf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Papagayo Golf SportFishing Charters

Papagayo Golf, Costa Rica was our departure port for some anglers who on board of Ryan Lindy vessel when out toward Murcieloa Islands, North of Papagayo Golf, they hooked 2 sailfish but they broked the line as well as 2 amberjacks. May 19.


Hilton Papagayo Flamingo Costa Rica Fishing Charters

Hilton Papagayo Vacation Family Hotel, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.Jairo captain of Ryan Lindy vessel took Geoff and company out in s deep sea fishing charter, they didn't have good luck 'cause Geoff's main target was sailfish or marlin but they only caughtb arond 12 dorados, they hooked a sailfish but it broke the line also, they hooked a roosterfish bu again it broke the line. May 18.


Flamingo Costa Rica Fishing Charters

Playa Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.was our departure port for a group of anglers who went out on board of Ryan Lindy boat, headed out North of Catalinas Islands, (looks like it is the fishing spot nowadays) by the end of the day they caught and released 4 dorados and 1 sailfish.. May 17.


Papagayo Costa Rica Fishing Charters

Papagayo Golf Costa Rica.was our departure port for a group of anglers who went out on board of La Chila-G, Arnaldo captain of it took them out North of Catalinas Islands, catching by the end of the day 1 sailfish and 2 dorados. May 16.

                        Papagayo Golf Costa Rica Fishing Report

Papagay, Guanacaste, Costa Rica SportFishing Boats

Papafayo Golf, Costa Ricawas our departure port for some fishermen who headed out towards Catalinas Islands on board of Ryan Lindy boat, catching and releasing 3 sailfish by the end of the day. May 16.


Hotel Four Seasons Costa Rica Fishing Charters

Four Seasons Beach, Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica.was our departure port for a group of 5 who on board of Ryan Lindy boat, headed out North of Catalinas Islands, catching and releasing bay the end of the full fishing day 2 sailfish. May 13.


Four Seasons Costa Rica Salt Water Fishing

Playa Blanca at the Four Seasons, Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica.was our departure port for Ryan Lindy vessel, it took 5 angles from Four Seasosn Hotel towards Catalinas Islands and had a nice day catching and releasing 1 sailfish and 1 blue marlin. May 12.


Deep Sea Fishing Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste

Golfo de Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.was our departure port for Jim White and his family they went out on board of La Chila-G and caught 6 dorados and landed a sailfish. April. 28


                         Salt Water Fishing for Mahi-Mahi in the Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
                         Deep Sea Fishing Charters for Sailfish. Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica

Inshore Fishing for Yellowfin Tuna. Guanacaste

Golfo de Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.was our departure port for 3 anglers who book the Bahamas for half inshore fishing, they had a blast catching 12 yellowfin tunas and 6 dorados. April. 27

                        Inshore Fishing Charters for Sailfish. Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica

Inshore Fishing out of Riu Guanacaste Hotel, Costa Rica

Playa Matapalo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.was our departure port for David and Katherine staying at the Riu Guanacaste Hotel in the Gulf of Papagayo, they booked a half inshore fishing charter, they headed north of the Papagayo Gulf on board of La Chila-G and by the end of the fishng charter they had caught 2 sailfish and landed one. April. 27

                        Inshore Fishing Charters for Sailfish. Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica

Inshore Fishing from Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste

Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica. Today is the second and last day for Mr. Karel and his wife, on board of Albatres in an inshore fishing charter, they caught 3 nice sized dorados. April. 27

            Papagayo Gulf Inshore Fishing for Insore species, Costa Rica

Inshore Fishing from Riu Hotel, Guanacaste

Playa Matapalo in Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica was our departure port for 3 guys whom booked a half day charter, they ended up with 1 roosterfish and 3 dorados. April. 26

            Inshore Fishing for Roosterfish out of Riu Guanacaste Hotel. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Salt Water Fishing out of Four Seasons, Guanacaste

Playa Blanca in Papagayo Gulf, Costa Rica was our departure port Patrick Fixter and his family whom during a full fishing day on board of La Chila-G caught 2 mahi-mahis, one black jack and one sailfish. April. 26


Inshore Fishing for Roosterfish, Guanacaste

Golfo de Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica was our departure port for Steve Karel and wife, on thier first full inshore fishing day caught and released a roosterfish (It was Steve's dream) this same day around 1:30pm they landed a blue marlin, this second caught was another dream come true. Mr Karel fought with it for about 2 hours. April. 26

            Inshore Fishing for Roosterfish. Guanacaste, Costa Rica
             Inshore Fishing for Blu Marlin. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Inshore Fishing for Sailfish, Riu Guanacaste (day #2)

Matapalo Beach, Guanacaste. Same couple went out again booking an inshore fishing but again ended up with 2 sailfish but this time they caught some dorados (4). Thums up for this couple!!. April. 23


Inshore Fishing for Sailfish, Riu Guanacaste (day #1)

Matapalo Beach, Guanacaste was our departure port for a couple who booked an inshore fishing charter, they stayed inshore looking for small species but what they caught and released by the end of the daywas a 200 pounds blue marlin and a sailfish. What a lucky couple!!. April. 22


Inshore Fishing out of Papagayo Gulf

Papagayo Gulf in Guanacaste, Costa Rica was our departure port Jose on board of Bahamas a 28foot went out with some clients and caught 2 dorados and one sailfish. April. 20

            Inshore Fishing for Sailfish and Inshore species, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Salt Water Fishing out Paradisus Playa Conchal

Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste was our departure port for our friend Bill and 9 yeaar old son who booked a full day fishing charter, and here the fishing report by Bill Descher, our satisfied client.

"Had great time on Cormoran fishing with Jesus and Luis. They both worked really hard to get us on some fish. Caught my first marlin ever and they thought it was in the 300 pound range! My 9 year old son caught his first sailfish ever and we landed plenty of mahi mahi as well. If we ever make it back to your area I will definitely fish with you again and I will recommend your charter service to any friends visiting Costa Rica. Thanks for the trip and the memories, Bill Descher" April. 18


Salt Water Fishing out of Flamingo Beach

Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste was our departure port for our friends who booked a full day fishing charter, captain Arnaldo on board of La Chila-G took them out of Catalinas Islands, and they had a blast catching and releasing 4 sailfish. April. 13

            Salt Water Fishing out of Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Fishing from Villas Sol Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa in Guanacaste was our departure port for our friend Marck and his 3 friends, captain Arnaldo on board of La Chila-G took them south of Catalinas Islands, these folks had a blast catching by the end of the day 2 marlins and 1 sailfish. April. 10

            Deep Sea Fishing from Villas Sol Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
             Deep Blue Water Fishing out of Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Offshore Fishing out of Flamingo Beach

Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste was our departure port this time for our friend Rob Gluckman and his wife staying at JJW Marriot Hotel, Tamarindo, which by the end of the day caught and released 1 sailfish and 1 black marlin. April. 09

            Salt Water Fishing out of Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Four Seasons Salt Water Fishing

Playa Blanca at Four Seasons, Guanacaste was our departure port this time for our friends Mike and friend, which by the end of the day caught 2 roosterfish and 3 dorados. April. 08

            Roosterfishing Charters out of Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica

Fly Fishing from Four Seasosns

Playa Blanca at the Four Seasons Hotel was our departure port for our friend Daniel Shaw, he booked a half inshore fishing with Albatres, he wanted to practice some fly fishig and our captain Jose took him to where the roosterfish are, he had a spectacular day catching 4 roosterfish by fly fishing. March. 29

            Fly Fishing Charters out of Four Seasosn Resort, Costa Rica

Salt Water Fishing from Riu Guanacaste

Playa Matapalo was our departure port for our friends whose booked a full offshore fishing charter on board of La Chila-G, the captain took them North of Papagayo Gulf and by the end of the day, they had landed one marlin, hooked a second one but broke the line and one bonito. March. 28


Deep Water Fishing from Riu Hotel

Riu Guanacaste was our departure port was our departure port for our friends whose had a blast catching 15 dorados, 2 sailfish and 1 yellowfin tuna on board of La Chila-G. March. 25

            Salt Water Fishing Charters out of Riu Guanacaste Hotel, Costa Rica

Deep Sea Fishing out of Hilton Papagayo

Hilton Papagayo Resort in Guanacste was our departure port for our friend Diane Hutchinson and her friend Mike, staying at Hilton Papagayo, Costa Rica who headed out North of Catalinas Islands on board of Tuna Fish vessel, by 9:30 am Diane's husband hooked a 300 pounds marlin and fought with it for about 5 hours at the end it broke the line. March.


Salt Water Fishing out of Flamingo Beach

Old Flamingo Beach Marina was our departure port for our friends Whose had a great fishing adventure on board of Tuna Fish boat, they headed out North of Catalinas Islands, they caught and released a black marlin. March. 14

            Offshore Fishing Charters out of Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica

Offshore Fishing from Paradisus Conchal

Playa Conchal in Guanacaste was our departure port for our friends whose booked the Tuna Fish for a full fishing day, they had no luck catching sailfish or marlin, but look at what hey caught, a delicious 70 pounds cubera for diner. March. 08

            Offshore Fishing Charters out of Paradisus Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
             Offshore Fishing Charters out of Paradisus Playa Conchal, Costa Rica

Salt Water Fishing out of Hotel and Villas Sol

Playa Hermosa in Guanacste was our departure port for our friend Thomas, staying at Villas Sol Playa Hermosa on board of La-Chila he headed out North in a full fishing charter, catching along the day 1 needlefish, 4 yellowfin tunas, 2 dorados, 1 turtle and 40 bonitos. March. 01


Papagayo Gulf Inshore Fishing out of Four Season Hotel

Playa Blanca was our departure port for our friends from Hotel Four Seasons in the Gulf of Papagayo, captain of Bahamas vessel took them out along the Papagayo coast line, catching by the end of the day 1 yellow fin tuna, 1 hamberjack, 1 bonito and 1 mahi-mahi. Feb. 26


Offshore Fishing out of Riu Guanacaste Hotel

Our 3 friends staying at Hotel Riu Guanacaste headed out in a full Dea Sea fishing charter, they had a stellar day catching 8 bonitos, 1 Spanish mackerel, 1 dorado and 14 yellowfin tunas. Feb. 25


Papagayo Inshore Fishing from Four Seasons Resort

Playa Blanca at the Four Seasons was this time our departure port for 2 anglers staying at the Four Season Hotel, captain of Sea Snake headed north, these guys have been one of the lucky ones catching 2 roosterfish the same day. Now a days catching this specie is so rare that we consider anglers lucky if they even catch one in a full day. Well they caught 2 roosterfish and a hamberjack. Feb. 24


Salt Water Fishing from Hotel Riu Guanacaste

Playa Matapalo was again our departure port for our friend Adam, staying at the Hotel Riu Guanacaste, Costa Rica , Arnaldo captain of Chila-G took him towards Papagayo North in an offshore fishing day and had an good day catching 6 bonitos and a roosterfish of about 60 pounds. Feb. 20


Deep Sea Fishing from Matapalo Beach

Playa Matapalo was our departure port for our friend Brian and 3 of his friends, staying at the Hotel Riu Guanacaste , Arnaldo captain of Chila-G took them out in an offshore fishing day and had an spectacular day catching 1 marlin, they had a second one but it broke the line, they also caught 2 black jacks, 4 bonitos and 1 yellowfin tuna. Feb. 11

            Offshore Fishing Charters out of Matapalo Beach, Costa Rica

Offshore fishing out of Flamingo Beach

Flamingo Beach was our departure port for our anglers from the Paradisus, Playa Conchal Hotel, captain of Cormoran headed out towards Catalinas Islands, catching along the day 5 mahi-mahi and 1 sailfish that broke the line. Feb. 09

            Offshore Fishing Charters out of Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica

Inshore fishing from Ocotal Beach

Playa Ocotal was our departure port for our angler Al Schnaider staying at the Ocotal Resort, Lino, captain of Wahoo headed out towards Penaguastes and Palmares, (these are 2 good inshore fishing spots), this angler had a not common day catching 2 dorads and 1 turtle. Feb. 09


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