Bluefin Sportfishing - Bluefin I

Muelle De Quepos
Quepos PU, Costa Rica

Founded in 1992, Bluefin Sportfishing maintains a fleet of three first class boats, each equipped with the latest in sonar, fishing equipment and controls. Their team of captains and first mates have extensive knowledge of Conventional and Fly Fishing and Catch & Release Sportfishing. Their first hand experience in these local waters will help insure that your fishing trip delivers the most successful sportfishing results in the waters surrounding Quepos, Costa Rica.

The Pacific´s best offshore fishing, including all types of Billfish, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), Yellowfin Tuna and Marlin are just an hour from our port, while the nearby inshore waters are home to a plentiful supply of Roosterfish, Mackeral, Red Snapper, Wahoo and Snook.

Bluefin is actively involved with the preservation of Billfish in Costa Rica through the Billfish Foundation of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is also connected with other animal and environmental preservation efforts in Quepos and Manuel Antonio. Bluefin recycles all engine oil and only uses diesel fuel that does not contain lead to help keep the environment clean.

They are based in Quepos, Costa Rica: one of the most important sportfishing destinations in Costa Rica as well as one of the major fishing areas in all of Central America.

This is a fully licensed sportfishing charter company versed in all fishing methods from fly and conventional fishing to Catch and Release. Bluefin services clients in Quepos and can also arrange trips to Los Sueñod and Drake Bay.

Founded in 1992, Bluefin Sportfishing maintains a fleet of three first class boats, each equipped with the latest in sonar, fishing equipment and controls. Their team of captains and first mates have extensive knowledge of Conventional and Fly Fishin

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Trip Date:
  • Full Day Trip - Offshore
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 805 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 755 private charter
  • Half Day Trip - Inshore
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 575 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs
26 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)

Snapper (Red)

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
only on a full day trip
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Charter Operator

Bluefin Sportfishing & Tours
Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Member since January 2015
Response time: 9 hours
Response rate: 100%

Quepos Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

3.67 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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Miguel responded to a last minute request when another boat couldn’t confirm our date, so we were happy to take his booking.  He is a friendly guy and was able to get us set up with the boat and captain/crew at the last minute. We did catch fish (one nice Rooster and a few Bonito) when it looked like other boats in the area were not having any luck. The Captain Fabio and mate Jimmy were friendly enough, but didn’t explain what we would be doing, or where we would be fishing.  No “tour guide” information was provided either - we had maybe a total of 10 minutes of conversation during a half day trip.

The boat seemed to be set up more for offshore, and less for inshore.  All rod set-ups were Penn lever drag reels on short rods that were in pretty bad shape.  Laminations on the rods that were set out was cracked and worn, guides were corroded and line on reels looked to be in need of replacement. The reels were pitted and corroded, but cranked OK, and the drags seemed to be smooth. 

We spent about 90% of the time trolling rock formations for Rooster, then the last 10% switched to spoons trolled over shallows and hit a couple schools of Bonito for a few fish.

I would have enjoyed casting to river mouths, mangrove patches and rock piles as well as the Rooster trolling technique - 5 hours is a long time to circle the same few rock formations.  The crew mentioned that the previous day they had 6 sailfish - I think that this is probably a good indication that they should be used for offshore, not inshore.

Fished January 23, 2016
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Had a great time, but fishing was slow. Only got one sailfish. Great captain and mate. Have fished with Blue Fin 5 times and each time was a good trip.

Fished May 30, 2015
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