Salty Adventure owned and operated by Wishing I Was Fishing Adventures is located in Playa Flamingo and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

This crew will do its best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 5 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Dolphin, Roosterfish, Marlin, Amberjack, Snapper, and Tuna, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, jigging, popping, and spearfishing.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 30’ Shamrock boat that can safely take up to 5 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. You will share the catch with the crew, contact the captain before the trip if you have any questions about keeping the catch. The boat will be supplied with snacks, drinks, and lunch for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with the Salty Adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $675
    Spend part of your day catching Roosterfish, Mahi, and Snapper, and be back at the pool to cool off and enjoy Pura Vide. Snacks and beverages are included in the trip, as are fishing gear, a license, and catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $975
    The trip price includes all fishing equipment, a license, catch cleaning and filleting, as well as snacks and beverages.
  • Private trip
    Full day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,275
    Head out in the morning for some deep water pelagic action. You can target Blue and Black Marlin, Pacific Sailfish, or Yellowfin Tuna with a mix of Mahi to the list. Lunch and beverages are included, as well as fishing gear, a license, and catch cleaning.
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About the Charter Operator

Salty Adventures
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
1 Fishing Report
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2022
Captain Jose has fished the waters out of Playa Flamingo for many years catching Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and Grouper, and has got experience in deep dropping. He is also an experienced tournament captain and has fished the Salty Adventure (formally the PopiChulo) on the Costa Rican tournament circuit from Quepos, Los Suenos, and Playa Flamingo.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

Shamrock (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 315HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Spearfishing
On request, guests supply spearfishing gear
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
When needed
Fishing License
Lunch
On 8-hour offshore or 8-hour nearshore trips

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
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Angler Rating
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John M.
Georgetown, Texas
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Great Day

3/4 Day Trip on June 10, 2022
Fished out of Playa Flamingo; great crew and clean boat. Caught plenty of fish and called it a day a little early.  Very responsive...
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Kathryn S.
Blue Springs, Missouri
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Great day! The boat is very comfortable and accommodating. Bathroom, bean bags, shade and comfortable seating and fishing....
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Excellent Charter

Full day on April 27, 2022
Great charter out of Playa Flamingo. Highly recommend. Captain and mate are excellent, they really made our day. Probably...
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FAQs about Salty Adventure

Salty Adventure offers the following trips to customers:
  • $675 per group - Half day (4 hours)
  • $975 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,275 per group - Full day (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty Adventure, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Salty Adventure include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate (When needed)
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (On 8-hour offshore or 8-hour nearshore trips)

Salty Adventure offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Salty Adventure offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Spearfishing (On request, guests supply spearfishing gear)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Salty Adventure include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Roosterfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)