Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres

Coyote Sportfishing and Captain Frank invite you to Tamarindo, Costa Rica, to venture out to the ocean and catch the best sport fishing species in the world.

Located in the province of Guanacaste, this friendly village is great for both fishing and post-fishing activities. Enjoy the thrill of landing big fish in the Northern Pacific and then share your fish stories with your family and friends in a local restaurant.

You will be fishing with Capt. Frank, a San Jose native, who greet fishing in Tamarindo. His personal repertoire includes the waters of the East Coast of the USA, where he spent 6 years learning the language and mastering the cast.

Since 1992, Capt. Frank has been guiding his clients and friends. He specializes in high-quality fishing experience for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Capt. Frank will take you battling anything from Black and Striped Marlin to Sailfish, Snapper, Wahoo, and Roosterfish.

You will be heading out aboard the ‘Coyote Tres’, a beautiful 35’ Carolina classic. She comes powered by a pair of Cummins engines and can cruise at a hair-raising speed of 28 knots. The Coyote Tres is equipped with a toilet on board, along with an air-conditioned cabin to beat the heat. She is also rigged with a fighting chair if you are up to a challenge.

Your trips will include everything bud the necessary fishing licenses. If you feel like fishing in September and October, you will need to contact the captain by clicking on the ‘Contact the Captain’ button on the bottom of the page.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,125
    This morning trip will take you fishing the local reefs and inshore waters just 4 miles SSW of Tamarindo. You will be fishing for the occasional Yellowfin Tuna, Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,125
    Enjoy an afternoon on the water and spend it fishing the reefs and inshore waters just 4 miles SSW. Go for Wahoo, Snapper, Roosterfish, Mahi Mahi, and other species.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,625
    A six-hour trip allows you to spend your time targeting larger fish, such as Marlin and Sailfish. Of course, Roosterfish, Wahoo, Snapper, and Mahi Mahi can always be caught as well!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,875
    Begin your trip by fishing on the reef and then head up to 40 miles out. You will be targeting Red Snapper, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and various types of Marlin.
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FAQs about Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres

Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,125 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $1,125 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,625 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (7 hours)
  • $1,875 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Full head
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radio
  • Radar

Trips booked with Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Shimano)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Lunch (6 and 8-hour trips with prior notice)

Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 40 miles)

Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coyote Sportfishing -  Coyote Tres include:
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Coyote Sportfishing
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
ID & license verified
79 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since August 2014
Coyote Sportfishing has been operating in Tamarindo since 1993 and since then, they have strived to provide an exceptional fishing experience for guests of all ages and skill levels. Their main goal is that you enjoy the art of fishing. Offering excellent customer service is what they are well known for and their boats are to match every budget – they want your time fishing in Costa Rica to be incredible!

About this listing

Targeted species

Marlin (Black) Black Marlin
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Boat specs

Carolina (Sportfishing) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 500HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Up to 40 miles

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Full head
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn, Shimano
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch
6 and 8-hour trips with prior notice

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
8 and over with prior notice
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 26 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Caught fish
93%
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Terry S.
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Bucket list trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 10, 2023
Fishing in Costa Rica was a bucket list trip for myself and two teenage boys, but this exceeded all expectations. We landed...
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Full day with Capt Mario

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 11, 2023
Wicked experience.  Greats guys, very respectful and caring with my wife and two young kids.  4 beautiful yellow fin tuna,...
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Tray N.
Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
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5 hr trip with Captain Frank

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 20, 2023
Awesome day, fishing was slow at the start, but Captain Frank went over the top to put us on some Tuna and help me hook a beautiful...
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Shawn O.
Tampa, FL
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Best Fishing Ever

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 15, 2023
Captain Frank, Mario and Jonny were an awesome, friendly and engaging crew that made are fishing trip EPIC
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Full day with Captain Frank

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 3, 2020
My family (all 5) enjoyed a great day on the water with Captain Frank and Mario. Those two guys are just great fisherman. Raised...
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