Lupo Charters

Flamingo
Playa Flamingo GU, Costa Rica

Lupo Charters invites you to join them on a fishing adventure in the abundant waters of Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica. This charter is operated by Captain Mauricio Mena who has fished the local waters for over 15 years and knows the best fishing spots like the palm of his hand. He regularly participates in local fishing tournaments where he wins top prizes.

Captain Mauricio offers inshore and offshore trips that can be booked for four, six, or eight hours. If you choose a half day inshore trip, you can expect to target Snapper, Amberjack, Kingfish, Jack Crevalle, and Barracuda. Alternatively, you can go further offshore in search of the big fish like Roosterfish, Giant Trevally, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and more.

Fishing is done aboard a 29-foot Pro Line center console with a capacity for 4 persons. Powered by twin 200 HP Suzuki V6 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 37 knots, this boat is fast and steady. It features life jackets for safety, electronics in the form of a GPS and a fishfinder, a set of outriggers, snorkeling equipment, a livewell, and snorkeling equipment. There is also a toilet on board which is a huge plus if you are taking the family out.

Lupo Charters will provide you with everything you need on your trip including rods, reels, tackle, live and artificial baits, and a fish cleaning service at the end. They also have a first mate on board who will help you with reeling in your catch, and they serve drinks, snacks, and lunch on full day trips.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip: Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000
    up to 4 persons
    This full day trip will start at 7:00am from the dock and finish at 4:00 pm on the dock. On this trip, you will be running about 20 miles or 40 minutes from the shore where billfish can be found. They give extra time when the day is slow in terms of the bite. Can be mixed with inshore for more options.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip: Inshore Or Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 4 persons
    This is an option to do a little of bottom fishing for Snapper and Amberjack, live bait fishing for Kingfish, and also cruise and fish around the beach and Islands. If you choose to go offshore, they can take you fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Roosterfish, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip: Inshore AM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 570
    up to 4 persons
    This half day inshore trip will start at 7:00 am and finish at 12:00pm on the dock. Captain Mauricio is offering transport to clients in a 20km ratio included in the price. Optional snorkeling included. Targeted species can be Kingfish, Barracuda, Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip: Inshore PM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US$ 570
    up to 4 persons
    This half day inshore trip will start at 7:00 am and finish at 12:00pm on the dock. Captain Mauricio is offering transport to clients in a 20km ratio included in the price. Optional snorkeling included. Targeted species can be Kingfish, Barracuda, Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and more.

About this listing

Targeted Species

  Amberjack
  Barracuda (Pacific)
  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  Jack Crevalle

  King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  Marlin (Blue)
  Roosterfish

  Sailfish
  Snapper (Red)
  Trevally (Giant)
  Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Pro line (Center console) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 200HP Suzuki v6 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 37 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Playa Flamingo to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Mauricio Mena
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Member since May 2017
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Captain Mauricio grew up fishing with his friends who are also professional fishermen. He has been fishing professionally since he was 15 years old and has competed in many local tournaments winning top prizes. Captain Maurizio says he genuinely loves fishing and being on the water with his family and friends, and with his guests.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Playa Flamingo Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Beautiful day starting with Captain Mauricio picking us up and taking us to the Marina where Carlitos picked us up and took us to the boat. This crew worked extremely hard to make our day a successful one. I would recommend this charter to anyone.

Fished May 28, 2018
Mauricio Mena (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 29, 2018

Thanks very much we are so blessed to fishing with great familiy , thanks very much

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