Captain
Elvin Gutiérrez

Member since February 2019 Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Background
Elvin, or more commonly known as "Primo," is a Tortuguero native. Originally from Parismina, he has made Tortuguero home for over 25 years. Having run a successful, honest business, he's well-known and liked in the village, famous for his passion for the outdoors and, of course, fishing. He knows all there is about Tortuguero's seas and rivers, as well as the wildlife. Capt. Primo will be your captain on the 25' Mako, while Capt. Clifford from Colorado, just an hour away from Tortuguero, will take the wheel on the Super Panga.

Hey, I'm Captain Elvin Gutiérrez

Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Background
Elvin, or more commonly known as "Primo," is a Tortuguero native. Originally from Parismina, he has made Tortuguero home for over 25 years. Having run a successful, honest business, he's well-known and liked in the village, famous for his passion for the outdoors and, of course, fishing. He knows all there is about Tortuguero's seas and rivers, as well as the wildlife. Capt. Primo will be your captain on the 25' Mako, while Capt. Clifford from Colorado, just an hour away from Tortuguero, will take the wheel on the Super Panga.

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Tortuguero Sport Fishing

5.0 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (5)
Tortuguero
trips from $450

Customer Reviews

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5.0
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3 days (2 with Primo, one with Roberto).
3 days (2 with Primo, one with Roberto).
3 days (2 with Primo, one with Roberto).
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
50%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Lance P.
Sitka, AK
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3 days (2 with Primo, one with Roberto).

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore on January 12, 2022
The gorgeous commute through narrow, wild jungle canals and rivers and the lively bar crossings are half the fun. Bring a layer...
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William G.
Heredia, Provincia De Heredia
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
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Full day with Primo.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on February 15, 2020
The trip to Rio Colorado and back was an unexpected surprise and much appreciated. Primo is a Superguide!  He is very knowledgeable...
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Quint S.
Jaco, P
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – River on January 11, 2020
Due to storm in Caribbean and heavy rains river was muddy and impossible to get off shore but primo brought us up river system...
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Ed M.
Old Fields, WV
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Tarpon in tortuquero with tortuquero sport fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on February 8, 2020
tarpon fishing was great. landed 2.5 fish per boat per day and missed twice a many. primo (our captain) put us on fish every...
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Cristóbal Eduardo Tapia Chamy
Puntarenas, Provincia De Puntarenas
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
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Tarpon on the fly

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on February 27, 2020
Excelent tarpon fly fishing with “Primo”! There are plenty of fish and most of them are really big. Great experience!
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