Surrounded by stunning beaches, palm-lined streets, and fish-filled waters, an angling adventure in beautiful Playas del Coco is something that can’t be missed! Hop aboard Megacatch charters and you’ll be guided around this fantastic fishery by friendly and experienced angler Captain
Miguel Martinez.

Capt. Miguel has spent all of his life living near the ocean, so he developed a love for being out on the water at a very early age. He’s been exploring the waters of Costa Rica and Panama since 2012, and decided to settle down and run his own charter company here in Playas del Coco in 2015. He provides a variety of inshore, nearshore, and offshore angling adventures that are suitable for guests of all skill levels.

You’ll be fishing from Capt. Miguel’s 27’ vessell, built in 2018 and capable of accommodating up to 5 guests. She’s the perfect option for groups of angling buddies who want to cast off together! Want to make this an unforgettable family vacation? Children are more than welcome aboard – just make sure they’re age 5 and above.

Your vessel is decked out with top-quality navigational and safety gear, as well as life jackets for all ages. There’s a private toilet on board, too, so even if you opt for a full day trip, you’ll be traveling in plenty of comfort. There are also 2 onboard fridges, so you can store your catch and keep your food and drinks fresh at the same time.

Depending on the trip you choose, you’ll either spend your whole adventure casting your line with Capt. Miguel, or can choose to mix up your angling with some swimming and snorkeling.

Your target species include hard-fighting monsters of the deep such as Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi, tasty Snapper species, and feisty Barracuda and Wahoo. You’ll get to try out a variety of techniques, mainly trolling and bottom fishing.

Your trip includes top-quality fishing gear, refreshments, and your license, so all that’s left is to come aboard Megacatch charters and cast your line in paradise!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    If you're an early bird who wants a great introduction to Playa del Costa's fishing opportunities, head out on this morning adventure! You'll travel between 10–20 miles from Coco Beach, where you'll cast your line for world-famous fish such as Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, Roosterfish, and Snapper. You'll spend around 4 hours trolling, and will also get to bottom fish. Your trip includes snacks, drinks, top-quality fishing gear, and your fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    If you're looking to experience the best that these waters have to offer, join your captain for this epic full day adventure! You'll travel between 20 to 35 miles from Coco Beach, where you'll come face-to-gills with incredible species such as Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, Roosterfish, and Cubera Snapper. You'll spend around 7 hours trolling, and will also get to bottom fish. Your captain will provide you with snacks, drinks, and a full lunch, as well as fishing gear and a license.
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About the Charter Operator

Megacatch
Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
71 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
10 Customer reviews
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Member since July 2019
"I've spent all my life living in the ocean or near it, surfing and fishing are my passions." Captain Miguel has been fishing for 6 years, exploring many places in the country and in Panama. He is from the south, but has been living in Playa del Coco for almost 4 years. He participated in his first local tournament in 2018. He and the first mate speak English and Spanish, so you'll be in safe hands when you embark on an adventure with them!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper
Marlin (Black) Black Marlin

Boat specs

C.R. (Angler) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4-Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
Private
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
If the fishing day is going to be a full day

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

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

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Recent Fishing Reports

27 ' crismarilan yeeahhh!!
27 ' crismarilan yeeahhh!!
November 26, 2022
We have a lot of accion this Saturday we catch 2 big sailfish and this beautiful and powerful mahi mahi. We love fishing with you and feel you enjoy the best experience with us.
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Big sail fish
Big sail fish
November 4, 2022
Jumping on the sea
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Customer reviews

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Very good
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Experience
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Only 1 fish, but it was a doozy!
Only 1 fish, but it was a doozy!
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Only 1 fish, but it was a doozy!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on July 4, 2021
Capt. & Chino were hospitable and worked hard to put us on the fish. Only 1 fish, but it was a big sail!  Would go out on...
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on July 29, 2021
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FAQs about Megacatch – 27'

Megacatch – 27' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $850 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Megacatch – 27', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Megacatch – 27' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (If the fishing day is going to be a full day)

Megacatch – 27' offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Megacatch – 27' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Megacatch – 27' include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo