Captain
Sea Star CR Sport Fishing and Adventure Tours

Member since June 2015

Coco, Costa Rica

Background
This is a local fishing family. Michael is the owner and will be your point of contact while planning your trip. Captain Ronald and his First Mate Gerald will be on board to handle the boat, prep, and service for your day at sea. As they would put it, "we are bringing over 25 years of local and professional fishing experience to Sea Star CR. Our passion is to share the beautiful coast of Costa Rica and allow you to get to know the area as we do. Let us know your particular goals for your trip, and we'll make it happen. Pura Vida!"
Techniques
I use live bait.

Hey, I'm Captain Sea Star CR Sport Fishing and Adventure Tours

Coco, Costa Rica
Background
This is a local fishing family. Michael is the owner and will be your point of contact while planning your trip. Captain Ronald and his First Mate Gerald will be on board to handle the boat, prep, and service for your day at sea. As they would put it, "we are bringing over 25 years of local and professional fishing experience to Sea Star CR. Our passion is to share the beautiful coast of Costa Rica and allow you to get to know the area as we do. Let us know your particular goals for your trip, and we'll make it happen. Pura Vida!"
Techniques
I use live bait.

My Charter Listings

Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I

Coco
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $510

Sea Star CR – 31' Big Eye

Coco
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $875

Fishing Reports

Wet Season means Sailfish!

May 23, 2018

Our winter, or rainy season, is a great time for fishing in Costa Rica. The afternoon rains cool things off for the next morning and the limbs that wash out to sea attract Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Sailfish.… Read Full Report →


A Family with Great Young Anglers

April 05, 2018

The Ryan family approached me, wanting to book a full day of fishing. Their young boys are avid fishermen, and they impressed me with their puffed out chests and stories of other fish they've caught. Even though they're experienced, we made sure to… Read Full Report →


The Tale of Dennis and the Dorado

March 11, 2018

Dennis joined us for an afternoon of sport fishing last week. Things started slowly, and were worried that we weren't going to catch anything. But the crew worked hard to set all the lines right and get him to… Read Full Report →


Have Mahi, Will Travel

February 26, 2018

Ken and his wife came to Costa Rica, excited to fish for mahi mahi. We were able to put together a specialized trip after they contacted us on FishingBooker. These are just two that they reeled in! A third… Read Full Report →


Finally, a Picture for Wayne!

February 17, 2018

Wayne came with us on a Full Day Sport Fishing trip. He was in search of Mahi Mahi, so we headed up north to our favorite fishing spots. He goes fishing on most of his vacations, but never has… Read Full Report →


Mission: Roosterfish

January 30, 2018

This week, Tim came to us with the goal of reeling in a Roosterfish. This fish is a prize catch-and-release in the Papagayo Gulf. We were very happy to be able to deliver. Here's Tim's huge catch, a beautiful… Read Full Report →


Mahi-Mahi Season has Begun!

November 04, 2017

This weekend, mahi-mahi arrived in the Papagayo Gulf! It's the best time of the year. We went up north for a half-day sport fishing trip. After some pretty tough battles, both Robert and Nobuo reeled in 50 lb. mahi-mahi.… Read Full Report →


Father's Day Roosterfish

June 18, 2017

Chris and his son took a Father's Day Fishing Trip. Chris could not have been prouder to see his son reel in a beautiful Roosterfish all on his own (ok, he had a little help.) It was a great… Read Full Report →


Enough Red Snapper for Dinner for 40!

June 02, 2017

For this full-day fishing trip, Larry and his crew joined us for a trip up north to take advantage of the great fishing brought on by the recent rains. We ended up having a great day, catching 4 large… Read Full Report →


Roosterfish with Steve

May 13, 2017

Steve came to Costa Rica with the goal of catching a Roosterfish. He went on a different boat the day before and caught nothing. So, he booked with us and we went up north with the mission of getting… Read Full Report →


CR fishing.

May 21, 2016

Spent a great half-day catching rooster fish with live bait off the Catalina island.We had a fight for about 25 minutes as the rooster fish is a great fighter. We finally managed to catch, then release. Read Full Report →


Beach hopping and bottom fishing!

June 29, 2015

We went south of the Catalina Islands, looking for dolphins and stingrays, heading for bottom fishing spot and catch red snapper, dinner was ready after a few hours, the weather started to get windy and we went to the… Read Full Report →


Rooster fish

June 25, 2015

we were in the offshore near the Catalina islands by catching mahi mahhi, then we use live bait and captured one rooster fish weighing approximately 60 pounds Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.52
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Dannette M.
Columbus, GA
 5.00
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Great experience! Do it!

VERIFIED   April 27, 2018
We were in Costa Rica for 10 days and this is probably our favorite Excursion out of all of them. They have everything you...
Dannette M. recommends Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I
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Penny B.
Lockport, IL
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Fun Fishing Excursion

VERIFIED   June 28, 2018
We had a great time on the Sea Star.  The crew was knowledgeable and very accommodating.  They were quick to point...
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Ken K.
Costa Rica
 5.00
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Full day offshore with Capt. Ronald Picardo

VERIFIED   February 26, 2018
My wife, Evelyn, had her heart set on fishing for Dorado and Capt Ronnie and mate Ever came through. They worked hard on what...
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Dennis B.
Marietta, Georgia
 5.00
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Day Long trip with Captain Michael

September 3, 2016
What a terrific day on the water.  Followed by dolphin running with the boat and leaping in its wake, we had perfect weather. ...
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Sally L.
United States
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Fishing with Michael

VERIFIED   April 1, 2018
Sally L. recommends Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I
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