Pacific Boat Rentals - Mad Marlin

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Pacific Boat Rentals operates out of the famous sportfishing town of Jaco, Costa Rica, meeting clients on the beautiful Playa Herradura and taking them out for a great day on the water. The Mad Marlin is their latest vessel and the perfect boat to really get the most out of these legendary waters.

The Mad Marlin is a 24’ Polar walkaround, completely overhauled in 2017 and now looking as good a the day she was built. She can carry groups of up to six guests, cruising at over 20 knots to take you to the very best fishing spots around. The boat features a covered top to escape the sun and an enclosed head for extra comfort and convenience.

The vessel is rigged and ready for big battles offshore. A full battery of Raymarine electronics starts sweeping the deep in search of fish as soon as you leave the dock. Once you find them, her Taco 15’ outriggers and Cannon Easi-Troll downriggers will make sure no fish is out of reach.

Choose between half and full day trips, with the option of morning and afternoon charters and the ability to fish offshore or stay in the nearby bays. Both of these will produce amazing fishing, with big Marlin and Sailfish offshore and tasty Snappers and Mackerel inshore.

All Pacific Boat Rentals trips come with quality light and heavy tackle for a variety of techniques, as well as plenty of bait and one fishing license (additional licenses must be purchased at the cost of $15 per angler). You will also be given plenty of snacks and drinks to keep you going.

At the end of your trip, all your fish will be cleaned and filleted for you. You can take this away and cook it up or have it prepared in a local restaurant as the perfect end to your day, while you celebrate your triumphs and toast to the perfect fishing trip aboard the Mad Marlin.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extreme Offshore Full Day(40 miles)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $999
    up to 4 persons
    Get 40 miles offshore for the billfish, more time and more possibilities for you. Suited to 1 - 4 Adults or Adults with Children only. Going up to (40 miles) offshore.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Jul 31
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    Head offshore in search of Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna on this eight-hour deep sea trip. Or inshore for Roosterfish, or Jacks. Full drinks, snacks and lunch included. Suited to 1 - 4 anglers only because the boat size.
  • Private trip
    Private Charter to Tortuga's Island
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $675
    up to 4 persons
    Start your day at 7am, arrive to Tortuga's Island for a light snack , swim with lot of reef fish, get some fruits and white sand beach. After 12md start a fishing time for Small Tuna, Amberjack or Mackarel! Than before end your travel get relaxed 45 minutes in Playa Mantas Bay.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Low Season
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Nov 30
    $620
    up to 4 persons
    Trolling, Cruising, full drinks, snacks and lunch included, full day of inshore or 12 to 18 nautical miles fishing. Try Mahi Mahi, small tunas, jacks, or Roosterfish. It's rainy season so be ready for it!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Jul 31
    $560
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Spend the morning fishing the local bays and coastal waters for Tuna, Snapper, Bonito, Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and Mahi Mahi.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Nov 30
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    Spend the morning fishing the local bays and coastal waters for Black Tuna, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and some times Mahi Mahi. Full drinks and snacks included. Suited to 1 - 4 anglers only because the boat size.
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About the Charter Operator

Pacific Boat Rentals Costa Rica
Jacó, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Angler's Choice
7 Fishing Reports
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27 Customer Reviews
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Member since October 2017
Pacific Boat Rentals started out providing affordable trips for tourists in the area. With 4 boats and a stronger focus on fishing, they now offer awesome days out targeting anything from Snapper to Marlin, while still maintaining their low-cost high-standard focus. This is the perfect way to enjoy Jaco's awesome waters without the premium prices!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)
Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera)

Spanish Mackerel
Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Polar (Walkaround) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 115HP Yamaha 115TXR engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

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
Bank Transfer
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Medio dia con Andres
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Tracey S.
Le Mars, IA
 5.00
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Awesome Day!!

VERIFIED   July 20, 2019
We had a wonderful day on the Mad Marlin. Captain Andres and his mate thought of everything. Andres patiently explained all...
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Jonathan G.
Tallahassee, FL
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Great full day trip!

VERIFIED   January 23, 2019
My husband and I went out with Andres and Diego from the Marriott Los Sueños on January 22. We had the best time! From the...
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We had an awesome time on this trip.  The crew dropped of the non-anglers at Tortuga while the wife and I hit the water...
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Karl B.
Jaco, Provincia De Puntarenas
 4.67
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Full day (10 hrs) with Captain Andres and Mate Diego

VERIFIED   March 12, 2019
After 12-15 attempts of catching a Sailfish in other areas south of the states, I finally caught and landed a Sailfish. It...
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Michael F.
Murfreesboro, TN
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Full day with Captain Andres and Diego

VERIFIED   March 27, 2019
We had a full day fishing with Captain Andres aboard the Mad Marlin. The day started great when my 17 year old landed a 30lb...
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