CR Sunrise Sportfishing

Choose Costa Rica as your next fishing destination and experience one of the most stunning coastlines in the world! CR Sunrise Sportfishing’s team of expert anglers are proud to have you on board and give you a taste of their local pride and joy.

Captain Juan Mata’s Topaz Rampage is powered by twin 330 HP Detroit engines and fully stocked with a GPS, fishfinder, flybridge, fighting chair, outriggers, tuna tubes, and multimedia system. There is also a private toilet and bed on board to provide maximum comfort for your longer offshore trips. It fits up to 6 guests and everyone can fish at the same time with no problems.

Get ready to put your skills to the test as you challenge some of the Pacific’s biggest and baddest pelagic fish. You’ll travel up to 40 miles offshore to come face-to-gill with species like Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, and Yellowfin Tuna. For your nearshore trips, you’ll stay close to the bay to target Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Pacific Barracuda and many more.

Capt. Juan offers both light and heavy tackle, using top-quality Shimano and Penn rods and reels. You will also be provided live bait, lures, and other tackle, including snorkeling equipment if you’d like to go for a dip.

Capt. Juan is very flexible with timing and he doesn’t mind staying longer or starting trips earlier. Just let him know in advance and he will tailor each trip to your preference. He also offers full-day trips with a BBQ on the beach, a great way to unwind and get a taste of some of the delicious fish you’ll be catching! Sandwiches, cold water, juice, and other national drinks will be available on board as well.

Book your next get-away with CR Sunrise Sportfishing and explore the productive waters of Costa Rica like never before! Just pack up a hat, sunglasses, and some sunblock and get ready for an action-packed adventure that you’ll remember for years to come!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    This full-day trip is perfect for all you deep ocean fanatics out there. Target a range of local species including Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, and more! This trip includes beer, liquor, sandwiches, and other snacks as well.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – BBQ at the beach
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy a full day of fishing and a BBQ on the beach to top it all off. This is a fun trip for the whole family and a great way to relax, fish, and grill up some of your catch if you'd like. Feel free to stick around and hang out with the captain and his crew to watch the sun go down.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy a 6-hour excursion of non-stop fishing action! This trip gives you enough time to head offshore and target pelagic species such as Black, Blue, and Striped Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna. Ceviche, papaya, pineapple, and other snacks and fruit will be provided on board for you as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Experience the trip of a lifetime with CR Sunrise Sportfishing and target a range of local species, including Pacific Barracuda, Roosterfish, Red Snapper, and more! Choose from a variety of techniques that best suit your preferences or challenge yourself with something you've never tried before. Either way, you'll have a great time!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    up to 6 persons
    Book your next fishing trip with CR Sunrise Sportfishing and let Capt. Juan take care of the rest. Choose from a variety of fishing techniques and target some of the most impressive local species such as Red Snapper, Roosterfish, Pacific Barracuda, and more!
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About the Captain

Juan Mata
Liberia, Costa Rica
ID & License verified
Member since February 2019
Captain Juan Mata is an experienced local angler who grew up fishing his entire life. He speaks 4 different languages and loves meeting customers from all over the world and introducing them to the beautiful Costa Rican waters. He always puts his clients first and makes sure they are entertained while on board. Book your next fishing trip with CR Sunrise Sportfishing and experience the thrill of a lifetime!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Snapper (Cubera)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Topaz Rampage (Motor yacht) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2012. Powered by 2 330HP Detroit engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

32 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
First Mate
Fishing License


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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Pay remaining balance to captain
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