Have you ever wanted to go fishing with a captain who has the know-how to put you on the hottest bite around? Now you can, with Captain Howard, the winner of the 2015 Offshore World Championship!

“Tuna Bite” is a 37’ vessel operated by Captain Howard, equipped with a standard selection of marine electronics and navigational utilities, including GPS, radio, and fishfinder. The vessel can accommodate up to 6 anglers per trip, with all the rods, reels and lures necessary for a Jaco fishing excursion provided by the crew. The boat also features a toilet on board as well as a multimedia system for your enjoyment.

As for the onboard fishing equipment, Tuna Bite is outfitted with all the necessary tackle, outriggers as well as a center fighting chair for the stronger bites. Capt. Howard specializes in both light tackle and deep sea fishing and enjoys providing his guests with memorable fishing experiences, doing everything he can to put his clients on fish.

Costa Rica is famous for its deep sea fishing potential. Depending on the season, the offshore fishing grounds are abundant with the likes of Marlin (Blue, Black, and Striped), Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi as well as a variety of other species. If you’d like to have your catch cleaned and filleted following the trip, the Tuna Bite crew will be happy to do, so long as the species in question is not fished for on a strict catch and release basis.

Book a trip with Tuna Bite today and cast off on an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Howard!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Apr 30
    $1,950
    Spend the entire day on the water going after top predators of the sea like various Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi.
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About the Captain

Howard Lynch
Jacó, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
12 Customer Reviews
Response time 10 hours
Member since February 2014
Capt. Howard Lynch has the reputation of running as far as necessary, without hesitation, to consistently produce great results. He has two decades of guiding customers on exciting fishing trips under his belt and is more than happy to share his know-how with his guests. In 2015 he and his crew won the prestigious Offshore World Championship.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sonny Briggs (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986. Powered by 2 4HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
37 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
Cash

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
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January fishing trip
Great day,  Mahi, yellow fin and sail.
Great day,  Mahi, yellow fin and sail.
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
57%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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James N.
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on March 13, 2021
James N. recommends Tuna Bite of Los Suenos
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Fishing with Howard

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on January 3, 2020
We asked them to put us on marlin and tuna and they did!  We also caught Mahi.  The crew was friendly and knowledgeable....
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Great trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on March 26, 2019
The capt and his crew worked continuously until we found the fish. They were amazing. Even though it took a little while to...
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Kyle M.
Santa Ana, Provincia De San Jose
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Fishing with Howard

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on February 8, 2018
The Tuna Bite crushed it this week! 2 days of fishing -  15+ sails, 1 big blue marlin, many mahi mahi and tuna.  Great captain...
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Cartago, Provincia De Cartago
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Great day, Mahi, yellow fin and sail.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on January 8, 2018
Captain Chris put us right on the fish and struck with them all day.  The crew never stopped and were friendly and professional.
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FAQs about Tuna Bite of Los Suenos

Tuna Bite of Los Suenos offers the following trip to customers:
  • $1,950 per group - Full Day Trip - Offshore (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Tuna Bite of Los Suenos, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Tuna Bite of Los Suenos include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Fruit)
  • Drinks (Water, sodas, beer)
  • First Mate
  • Lunch (Different each day)

Tuna Bite of Los Suenos offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing (25 to 50 miles)

Tuna Bite of Los Suenos offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tuna Bite of Los Suenos include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo