Pescadora Sportfishing

Pescadora Sportfishing can take you on thrilling offshore fishing adventures out of Costa Rica with World Champion Billfishing Captain, Mainor Oporta. With over 25 years of experience, Capt. Mainor will work to provide you with a fantastic sportfishing experience.

The ‘Pescadora’ is a stunning 41’ Ronin fishing yacht, powered by twin 650 HP CAT engines and equipped with Garmin, Furuno, and Simrad navigational equipment. It provides ample space for up to 8 guests to tackle all the big beasts.

To add to the excitement, it’s also fitted with a Murray Brothers fighting chair with rocket launchers. There are Rupp triple spreader aluminum outriggers and center rigger, downriggers, Miya Enoch electric teaser reels, tuna tubes, and a livewell.

The vessel is very stable in varying weather conditions thanks to its deep hull. It includes both a flybridge and a Marlin tower, a sizeable deck accessible from the air-conditioned salon, toilet and shower. There’s a TV and stereo system, a galley with a fridge, stove, and microwave, as well as beds.

The crew specializes in light and heavy tackle, trolling, bottom fishing, spinning, and jigging. They always use top-quality equipment including Shimano reels, Lindgren-Pitman 1200 electric reels for dredges, and the best line, hooks, and terminal tackle.

Their offshore trips include quality fishing gear, live bait, lures, catch cleaning and packaging, as well as refreshments, local beer, fresh fruit, and lunch. You’ll get the chance to target giant Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, and Roosterfish.

Come explore these stunning waters and have an unforgettable fishing adventure with Pescadora Sportfishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Night Trip – Tuna/Marlin (MAX 6)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    1 Day Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $3,250
    price breakdown
    $3,250
    Head up to 125 miles offshore and spend 2 nights on the water. You’ll leave at 5 P.M. before spending 12 hours the following day, returning overnight as you sleep aboard the luxury boat. All your fishing dreams will come true as you fish some of the deepest waters for some highly-prized fish. Between Marlin and Tuna, you’re in for an incredible fight, so you’ll be glad of the comfortable confines and 3 full meals during your time aboard. Up to 6 guests are welcome, so bring your loved ones along to enjoy.
  • Private trip
    3 Night Trip – Marlin/Tuna (MAX 6)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $3,125
    price breakdown
    $3,125
    Why just spend one day on the water when you can spend 2? Get out on the water for 3 nights and spend 24 hours fishing. You’ll practice your skills and show your strength on this Goliath tour out as far as 125 miles into the Pacific. You’ll specifically be targeting the world-famous, monstrous Marlin, and delicious Tuna, to make that trophy catch you’ve always dreamed of. By the end of this trip, the bucket list will surely be ticked. Aboard a luxury yacht, you’ll want for nothing throughout.
  • Private trip
    4 Night Trip – Marlin/Tuna (MAX 6)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $2,750
    price breakdown
    $2,750
    Up to 6 guests are welcome aboard this mammoth trip. You’ll head off to the Pacific’s remotest spots, up to 125 miles offshore, spending 3 full days fishing for some of the ocean’s biggest, most prized creatures. 12 hours of fishing each day will see you live out your wildest fishing dreams, as you beg the question, “how many once in a lifetime catches can I make?” Everything you need is taken care of, including plenty of drinks, including beer, 3 meals a day, and accommodation aboard a luxury boat.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,000
    price breakdown
    $2,000
    Get the most out of the stunning waters just out of Quepos as you fish the shallow reefs for a range of beautiful fish. These crystal clear waters are just what you need while on holiday. Enjoy the crashing waves as you stare back at the pristine coastline, getting ready to fish. Bottom fish to entice the bite of Snapper, Jack, Roosterfish, and many more exotic species, as you look to test your fishing skills, along with trying to catch something delicious for a well-earned dinner at the end of the day.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,000
    price breakdown
    $2,000
    This full-day trip caters to your needs. Do you want to go bottom fishing in the morning and then heading offshore in the afternoon? Vice Versa? Or would you prefer to spend the whole day offshore? Just let your captain know and he'll make sure that you're on the magnificent Sailfish, Marlin, and Tuna for as much as possible. Get your fish on as you target these monster fish, practicing your skills, testing your strength, and reeling in a delicious dinner – so be careful not to fill up too much on board.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore/Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    price breakdown
    $1,800
    You decide what you want to do on this 7-hour trip. Get offshore and fish the deeper waters for Marlin, Tuna, and Sailfish, or stick to the nearshore waters and hit the reefs for some bottom-dwelling beauties. Heading offshore will see you tackle some of the world's biggest, strongest fish, while staying nearshore will see you tackle some equally beautiful fish, without losing time fishing. Let your captain know what you'd like to do and you'll be in for the fishing trip of your dreams.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    price breakdown
    $1,400
    Spend 5 hours fishing the stunning nearshore reefs off Costa Rica's Pacific coast going after some dazzling, stunning fish. You'll have the chance to bottom fish and jig to catch the bite of Snapper, Jack, and the highly-prized, native Roosterfish. With the luscious coast towering over you from behind, you'll enjoy the stunning scenery as you enjoy your comfortable morning on board.
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About the Captain

Mainor Oporta
Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
10 Fishing Reports
1 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2016
With over 25 years of experience, Captain Mainor Oporta knows how to land some giant hard-fighting fish off the coast of Costa Rica. He will do whatever it takes to put you on species such as Sailfish, Marlin, and Tuna, and to provide you with an enjoyable day of fishing. Capt. Mainor has competed in many tournaments, and in 2007 he earned the title of World Champion at the WBS Bill Fishing World Championship, while in 2008 he finished up in second place. In 2005, he won both the Costa Rica Classic, in Quepos, and the Central America Presidential Challenge. When you embark on an adventure with Capt. Mainor, you can rest assured that you are in for an exciting and unforgettable day of fishing.

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Targeted Species

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

Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Ronin (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 650HP CAT engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
41 ft
Capacity
11 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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4.67
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VERIFIED   March 14, 2017
Meanor is an amazing captain.  Deck hands David & Mark did an excellent job making sure everything was ready to go,...
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