Papagayo Charters - 30’ Tuna Fish

Calle Ocotal
Playa Ocotal GU, Costa Rica

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About this listing

Boat Specs
30 ft
5 persons
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing

The tuna fish is a Phoenix 30 ‘tournament yacht made ​​of fiberglass, with seating for two crew and five fishermen, powered by a 450hp Cummins engine, giving a top speed of 27 miles and 22 miles cruise, has ample space, bath, cabin and padded bed.

The Phoenix is a great fishing platform. The diesel power and hull design with prop pockets combine to provide a great riding and efficient package that has the range to go offshore. Our vessel is built for long range high speed runs to get you to the fish fast.

We are located in Playas del Coco, just 20 minutes from Daniel Oduber Internatioanl airport and only 45 minutes from all most visited beaches of Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Tuna Fish boat is operated by Capt. Nelson Mendez.
Nelson have fished around all central and north pacific coast of Costa Rica looking of big game sportfish including marlin, yellowfin tuna, Sailfish, Roosterfish and Mahi mahi. His experience both inshore and offshore make him extremely well rounded angler with the technical experience to target any pelagic species in the Gulf of Papagayo.

Nelson is a loving person of offshore, in shore, big game fishing and any other fishing activitiy you can imagine. He is a simple, responsible, kind, persistent and fighter person. Nelson started fishing since 13 years old in the artisanal fishing, at age of 18 years he start work at Bahia Pez Vela for 2 years as first mate.

Bahia Pez Vela was the first sportfishing camp throughout all Costa Rica, for more than 12 years as captain at Bahia Pez Vela, Nelson participated in 3 International Fly fishing tournaments, he won 1 third place and 2 second places.

Our clients always come back to fish with us year by year and share they experience with theirs friends to come down to Costa Rica and fish with us!

Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkelling Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Playa Ocotal to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

25% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, PayPal.

About the Charter Operator

Papagayo Fishing Charters
Playa Ocotal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Member since December 2013
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.83 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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The crew was excellent, perfect waters

Boris Zats • Fished November 24, 2015
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I can’t put it in words what a good fishing trip we had! The captain was great, the crew was great and we caught a massive Amberjack! I would recommend these guys to all my friends! Next time I’m in Costa Rica definitely going with them again!

Mike • Fished August 23, 2014
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We had a great time!!  Both the captain and the mate were awesome, and next time we are in Costa Rica we will be fishing with your group. Thank you for everything we love your country!!

Pablo Corral • Fished January 22, 2014
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  • Calle Ocotal, Playa Ocotal
    GU, Costa Rica