Tuna Bite of Los Suenos

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 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jan - 30 Apr
    $1,950
    up to 6 persons
    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 this listing

Targeted Species

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

Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin)
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
Deep Sea Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

About the Captain

Howard Lynch
Jacó, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Member since February 2014
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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.
Response time: 11 hours
Response rate: 71%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
4.74
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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Crew
Experience
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
50%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Jayson W.
Castroville, TX
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   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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Dan H.
San José, SJ
 4.33
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   January 2, 2019
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Kyle M.
Santa Ana, Provincia De San Jose
 5.00
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Fishing with Howard

VERIFIED   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. ...
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Frank R. G.
Cartago, Provincia De Cartago
 5.00
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Great day, Mahi, yellow fin and sail.

VERIFIED   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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Richard S.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Full day trip with Howard

VERIFIED   January 28, 2017
We had an awesome experience we where bill fishing with hope of catching a marlin. Unfortunately we did not but did tie into...
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