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Known as a popular tourist destination, Herradura, Costa Rica is also popular among hardcore anglers. The name Herradura refers to the horseshoe shape of the bay, and fishing these bountiful waters with Fishin Off Charters is bound to be lucky!

Come fish with them on their comfortable 29’ Luhrs tournament flybridge boat. It’s powered by twin 240 HP Yanmar 4LHA-STP Turbo Diesel engines and comes with a restroom, a kitchen, beds, outriggers, tuna tubes, a livewell, and ice-boxes. You’ll find the best navigational and safety gear on board, as well. This fishing machine can carry up to 8 passengers.

Their experienced captain, Juan Carlos, speaks perfect English and will bring you to the most productive fishing grounds to catch your desired fish, be it Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, or others. This can include offshore fishing for Mahi Mahi that you can bring home for dinner, (filleting included) or catch and release fishing for species such as Striped Marlin and Sailfish. You can also do bottom fishing or a combination of both deep sea and bottom fishing. Inshore fishing is also an option.

Fishing gear on board is mostly Shimano and is included in the price, along with lures. Frozen ballyhoo is provided as well, along with licenses. Soft drinks, beer, sandwiches, an experienced mate, and hotel pick ups and drop offs in the Jaco area are also included.

To Fishin Off Charters, it’s all about you and your wishes, so you can expect to have a fantastic fishing trip perfectly tailored to your needs.



About the Captain

Robert Kort
Herradura, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
6 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since December 2018
I always loved the ocean and have been running boats my whole life. For over 5 years, I have been running charters in beautiful Costa Rica and I know how to entertain my guests. You'll be fishing with Captain Juan Carlos, who has been fishing for more than 16 years and used to manage a 60' boat and everyone and everything on it. He is also bilingual and speaks English quite well. It will be our pleasure to have you aboard the Fishin Off.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Flybridge) originally built in 1994. Powered by 2 240HP Yanmar 4LHA-STP Turbo Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Herradura to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash

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Customer Reviews

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Day Trip
Full combo day
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
75%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Great day of fishing

Full Day Trip – Offshore on July 18, 2019
We had a fantastic day fishing. There were three of us fishing and within an hour or so of leaving shore Captain Kort put us...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on February 10, 2020
We had a great time. The guys on the boat where great. Caught 2 sailfish and 3 tuna. Was a great day. Recommend going with...
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Gary T.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Offshore trip

Full Day Trip – Offshore on November 9, 2019
we had a great day of fishing in Costa Rica, we hooked up with a 65 lb. wahoo and about 5 mahi, weather was great and so was...
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on November 8, 2019
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Phil F.
Carmel, IN
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore/Inshore on March 3, 2019
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FAQs about Fishin Off Charters

Fishin Off Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore/Inshore (5 hours)
  • $1,250 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishin Off Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Full-head)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishin Off Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Mostly Shimano)
  • Lures (And frozen bait)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Various fruit)
  • Drinks (Soft drinks, water, beer)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (Sandwiches)

Fishin Off Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Fishin Off Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fishin Off Charters include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo