Have you always wanted to go face-to-gills with that deep sea hard-fighter, the Blue Marlin? Come and join Captain Bobby McGuinness on Costa Rica Sportfishing charters in picturesque Golfito, and get ready for battle! With IGFA-approved world records and legendary Marlin releases under his belt, there’s no one better equipped to introduce you to these waters and help you land your dream catch.
Capt. Bobby is a local Costa Rican who has fished out of his native Golfito for the past 35 years. He knows these waters intimately! He was named the world’s top captain by the International Game Fish Association in 2006 and 2010, and has set more IGFA world records than any other captain fishing in Costa Rica. No wonder he’s nicknamed the ‘fish magnet!’
You’ll be joining Capt. Bobby on his top-of-the-line 37’ Merritt sportfishing boat, named the ‘Cazador’. Equipped with top-notch safety and navigational gear, as well as a full toilet, you’ll be travelling to the fishing hotspots in comfort and style. Capt. Bobby has customized his vessel especially for fishing these waters, according to what anglers like best. Because of this, she really is a seriously impressive fishing machine!
As for the species you’ll be targeting? You’ll have the choice to explore both inshore and offshore waters, but Capt. Bobby’s speciality is helping you to battle and reel in plenty of Blue Marlin! You’ll be using a variety of techniques, including trolling and even fly fishing, to reel in these billfish, as well as a variety of other species. Expect to reel in Mahi Mahi, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Wahoo, and plenty more.
Your trip includes top-quality rods and reels, and freshly-caught live bait. If you want to fly fish, make sure you bring your favorite gear. All that’s left is to grab a fishing license and come aboard Costa Rica Sportfishing charters—get ready to battle alongside a truly world-class captain!
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Catch cleaning & filleting
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About the Captain
About this listing
Merritt (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1993, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 450HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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.