Captain
Frank Fines

Member since February 2016 Samara, Costa Rica
Background
Captain Frank Fines is a friendly, bilingual, and very knowledgeable local fishing guide in Samara, Costa Rica. Having fished since childhood, he first started working on local commercial fishing boats when he was a young teenager. Over the last four years, Captain Frank has dedicated his time to guiding charter fishing trips, and he has worked for several sport fishing boats as captain and guide. This experience has proven to him how much he loves sharing his experiences with anglers from all over the world, and he now he is proud to operate his own charter business aboard a fully rigged Mako 25 ft.

Hey, I'm Captain Frank Fines

Samara, Costa Rica
Background
Captain Frank Fines is a friendly, bilingual, and very knowledgeable local fishing guide in Samara, Costa Rica. Having fished since childhood, he first started working on local commercial fishing boats when he was a young teenager. Over the last four years, Captain Frank has dedicated his time to guiding charter fishing trips, and he has worked for several sport fishing boats as captain and guide. This experience has proven to him how much he loves sharing his experiences with anglers from all over the world, and he now he is proud to operate his own charter business aboard a fully rigged Mako 25 ft.

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Samara Local Fishing

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4.90
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out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Benjamin T.
San José, Provincia De San Jose
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Half-day Trip with Captain Frank

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (MAX 2) on December 6, 2020
Amazing day fishing on the water in Samara. My girlfriend and I went in with not many expectations, we were just excited to...
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Ben C.
Nampa, ID
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Blue Marlin Baby!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore on March 13, 2021
Perfect conditions, smooth water, sunny day, whales, spinner dolphins and a turtle to see and then…hooked a blue marlin....
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Lauren C.
Brandon, FL
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore on February 24, 2021
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Lawrence B.
Hacienda Tamarindo, G
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Half day fish trip with Captain Frank Fines

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (MAX 2) on December 26, 2019
Special Christmas present for my six year old grandson which greatly exceeded our wildest expectations. Captain Frank and his...
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Hania G.
Costa Rica
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half day heaven

January 31, 2018
What a day of fishing. Trolled for Wahoo. Saw 5 schools of dolphins, some cruised under the boat with us. See the videos attached....
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