Las Islas Lodge Sportfishing

Are you ready to come battle some world-famous big game species in a stunning location? How does fishing for Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin sound? Or maybe you’d prefer to go after Roosterfish, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Giant Snappers, and many more spectacular species in the exotic waters of Costa Rica? Come aboard Las Islas Lodge Sportfishing and get ready to hook the catch of your dreams!

Las Islas Lodge Sportfishing has built up and maintained an excellent reputation as a state-of-the-art sportfishing operation. Captain Oscar Villalobos is at the helm, and has over 35 years of experience when it comes to these plentiful fishing grounds. He offers personalized trips, high quality equipment, and is joined by an experienced crew. This combination makes this charter stand out from the crowd! Returning customers come and fish with them time and again.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 36’ Luhrs sportfishing vessel, built to accommodate 6 guests, and fully equipped for an unbeatable day on the water. Featuring a full tuna tower, an enclosed toilet, and comfortable seating in the cabin, you’ll be guaranteed a quick and comfortable ride to the hottest spots around. On board, you’ll find snorkeling equipment, so why not explore these waters from a whole new perspective? There are also outriggers for maximum fishing potential!

When it comes to the species on offer, you’ll have the chance to tackle a huge variety of big game fish, including a trio of Marlin, Roosterfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, and plenty of other hard-fighters. Your captain and crew will be on hand to help you perfect the best techniques to land your catch. You’ll be decked out with top-notch Penn and Shimano rods and reels, so you’ll be well-prepared to battle these species!

Capt. Oscar’s all-inclusive trips are extremely enjoyable for anglers of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned fisherman, let Las Islas Lodge Sportfishing help you reel in the catch of your dreams!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Marlin Special
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is by special request only! You'll be heading out to productive offshore waters to target Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin. Contact your captain for more information, as the the rate varies according ... More
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    On this 9-hour inshore extravaganza, you'll be targeting giant Roosterfish and a variety of Snappers, so get ready for some rod-bending action! Capt. Oscar will take you to the hottest fishing grounds ... More
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to battle some seriously huge big game fish, then this full day trip is for you! Capt. Oscar will take you out to productive fishing grounds, where you'll have the chance to come face-to-gills ... More
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Come and explore these productive, plentiful inshore waters on this 5-hour, morning trip! Capt. Oscar will take you to the hottest inshore fishing grounds to target Roosterfish and a variety of Snappers. ... More
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore (PROMOTION)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jul - 30 Nov
    per person
    4 persons minimum
    Enjoy Costa Rica's incredible inshore fishing at an even more incredible price. Spend the day targeting Snook, Roosterfish and more for less with this special seasonal offer! Your captain will take you ... More
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Snapper (Red)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Performance fishing) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 550HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

36 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Tuna Tubes
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:

About the Captain

Oscar Villalobos
Puerto Jiménez, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Member since December 2013
Captain Oscar Villalobos is a native Costa Rican Captain and Operator of the Maestro. He has been in business on these waters for over 15 years, and has significant experience fishing the Osa Península, Central Pacific, and Panama.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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