Osprey Sportfishing

Member since December 2014

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Background
Osprey Sportfishing is owned by captain William Markowitz and operated by Jose, an experienced local captain. He has more than 30 years of experience under his belt. His first mate is his brother, and his wife prepares every meal for the trip, so it's a perfect family business. If you do not catch some big fish, the captain will take you closer to the shore, so you'll never return empty-handed.

Osprey Sportfishing

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Background
Osprey Sportfishing is owned by captain William Markowitz and operated by Jose, an experienced local captain. He has more than 30 years of experience under his belt. His first mate is his brother, and his wife prepares every meal for the trip, so it's a perfect family business. If you do not catch some big fish, the captain will take you closer to the shore, so you'll never return empty-handed.
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4.26 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

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United States
Went fishing on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Fished July 2018

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Alpharetta, ga
Went fishing on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Fished May 2018

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San José, sj
Went fishing on Thursday, April 19, 2018

The wind made the sea rough and the only fish we caught were Skip jack about the size of a rainbow trout.  We did see a Sail Fish chasing something at the surface but we could not entice a bite. The crew was very friendly and wanted to do what they could but we did not catch much fish. Maybe the wrong time of year.

Tom Daugherty does not recommend Osprey Sportfishing

Fished April 2018

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Denver, co
Went fishing on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Fished April 2018

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United States
Went fishing on Friday, December 29, 2017

Only caught 3 small fish-2 mackerel which they filleted and gave us and we had for lunch (high point). When my daughter brought in a large fish, they seemed baffled how to get it aboard and it then cut the line on the prop.(low point).
Only went about 2 miles out. Crewman didn’t speak English,  captain did.

Robert Maddalon does not recommend Osprey Sportfishing

Fished December 2017

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North Charleston, South Carolina
Went fishing on Friday, April 28, 2017

There were 4 of us on this trip and we caught 12 black fin tuna which we couldn’t eat but the trill and experience was awesome!! My boyfriend had the pleasure of catching and fighting a blue marlin for over an hour but the line broke- either way this half day trip was an amazing experience and the captain and first mate were fun, friendly and professional!! 5 stars! Highly recommend!

Fished April 2017

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Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela
Went fishing on Monday, March 6, 2017

We booked a 3/4 day trip which was reasonably priced and seemed to be a good amount of time in the water. We unfortunately did not have a great fishing day. We spent about an hour motoring to get away from the wind, and the water was purhaps too murky for a good fishing day. We caught one tuna all day. The crew did put in some effort to try to find fish, so it was certainly not their fault. The boat was nice and the crew was professional. I would book with the Osprey again.

Fished March 2017

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Midland, Texas
Went fishing on Thursday, June 2, 2016

This was a tough fishing trip for me.  I always wanted to fish in Costa Rica and was very excited when I finally had the opportunity to book a trip.  I was getting married in Tamarindo on June 3rd, so the guys booked a fishing trip.  The Capitan picked us up on the beach in front of the hotel and we were off.  We went out a few miles and began fishing.  In the first hour, We had a Marlin in our bait 3 times, but never got hooked up.  We never saw another fish for the rest of the day.  The crew worked hard to get is on fish, it was just a bad day.  No other boat in the area caught fish either.  We went in after 7 hours on the water.  This was my first experience deep sea fishing,  so I was disappointed that I didn’t get to experience what I have dreamed of.  I liked the crew and they had good equipment.  The overal experience was good. 
My brother and son booked the boat 2 days later and the seas were so bad they only stayed out a few hours.  Once again no fish.  However they had a good time.  I would recommend them and hopefully there are some hungry fish in the area.  I’m not sure if this is a bad time of year or if it was just bad luck.

Fished June 2016

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Belgrade, Serbia (general)
Went fishing on Friday, October 16, 2015

it was wonderful!!! my husband was in heaven and thecaptain and 1st mate were FABULOUS

Fished October 2015

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