Captain
Carlos Murillo

Member since October 2015 Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Background
Well, it all start it when my grandfather took me on a fishing trip on his little 15' homemade type boat when I was little. I knew then that I liked fishing and everything around it. I've been hooked on fishing ever since. All the Runaway Sportfishing team is local to the area and have been working on boats for decades.
Techniques
I'm very open to all types of fishing, I think that I love fishing too much to have a preference of techniques or things like that. what matters to me is catching fish, having the most fun, and making my customers as happy as possible.

Hey, I'm Captain Carlos Murillo

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Background
Well, it all start it when my grandfather took me on a fishing trip on his little 15' homemade type boat when I was little. I knew then that I liked fishing and everything around it. I've been hooked on fishing ever since. All the Runaway Sportfishing team is local to the area and have been working on boats for decades.
Techniques
I'm very open to all types of fishing, I think that I love fishing too much to have a preference of techniques or things like that. what matters to me is catching fish, having the most fun, and making my customers as happy as possible.

My Charter Listings

Runaway Sportfishing - Tamarindo

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Tamarindo
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trips from $800

Runaway Sportfishing - Jaco

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Jacó
trips from $950

Fishing Reports

Good Sail fish Action for christmas
Good Sail fish Action for christmas
Dec 23, 2015 Tamarindo
Hi Everybody, well it's been a crazy week for the runaway lately, we have been fishing a lot and have been getting lots of action, our day on Christmas eve start it a little slow due to the tide we beveled with only 1 sailfish bite all morning but boy did things turn around later on, about 11:30am we spot it a bunch of birds and dolphins jumping around about 4 miles from where we were so we start it to head that way to check things out, sure enough as we were approaching the school of dolphins we notice that there was something else jumping around, yellofin tuna ( 100 pounders or more) so we start it working around it and got our first tuna bite, caught 2 small ones right away ( 20 plus pounders), and no later than 10 minutes later got a big hit on a right long islander we usually troll for tuna on a 50 pound Penn VRS reel, took us 40 minutes till we could see some color about 15 ft below the boat, everybody was screaming cause we had it but the fish wasn't going to give up that easy, as the fish start it to come even closer we notice that our customer on the line was done and all he want it was to get things over with and since the fish wasn't give any more line no more he went full drag on the reel and as you can imagine the fish broke the line and got away, ( who wants a big tuna right? jajajajaja), but that's not all, when we finally got over with the tuna and the insane story we just lived we put all our lines back in the water and headed out of the tuna spot to try catching something else, (we were to disappointed to try for tuna again) after that we caught another sailfish, a blue marlin ( 250 plus pounds) and a striped marlin, so we finish the day whit 2 SMALL tunas, 2 sailfish and 2 marlin. Letting go a 100 plus pound yellow fin tuna ( X ) done. Thank you very much and please don't ask me about that tuna story ever ( jajajaja)
Marlin and Tuna Action on the Runaway
Marlin and Tuna Action on the Runaway
Nov 2, 2015 Tamarindo
We started really late that day, 10:30am, troll for around a current for like 30 min and nothing came up, then we heard from some friends that other boats just south of our position had found the Yellow fin tuna, so very quick we pulled our lines out of the water and start it running again for another 30 min, this a very good call because sure enough the tunas were there, we troll around the school of dolphin and not even 5 min after that we caught our first tune, it was big or anything like that ( 20-30 pounds) but it was quite a show for our clients because the got to see all the tunas jumping around and mixing up with the dolphins there, any way we caught another 6 after that and decide it to try catching something else, a sailfish, wahoo, mahi or even a marlin maybe so we got away from the tuna spot and troll for a few miles, nothing looked to promising, no debris in the water, birds or bait around us but just as we were getting to head back to the tuna spot a big splash behind one of our short teasers (right side), every body in the boat then new that a marlin was right there and it was hungry, our mate got to the chair, grab our marlin reel ( 50 pound penn international VRS model) that we always have ready in stand by for when that happens and put it in the water, by them the marlin had strike 2 or 3 more times at our teaser, we pull the teaser out of the water and our mate hooked'm, IT WAS A DONE DEAL AFTER THAT, 45 min later we released him, a nice black marlin, we guest it been at around **hidden content** pounds. that was pretty much our short day, can wait to go out again and get some of that action again.

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on February 27, 2020
We left Playa Herradura at 7AM. About a 2 hour run into the Pacific.  Lots of bottle nose dolphins showed up, got into some...
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Luis V.
Puntarenas, P
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Great Crew!! Great fishing trip!! Highly recommend!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on February 20, 2020
Full day of fishing.  Caught 3 tuna, 1 sail fish and 1 mahi mahi on a day that seemed fairly slow for everyone.  Carlos and...
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Alan T.
League City, Texas
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Great Day on the Water

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on December 1, 2019
We greatly enjoyed our day on the water with Runaway. The crew was very professional and put us on the fish. We caught 4 tuna...
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Anchorage, Alaska
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on February 4, 2019
Had a great day out with Carlos and the crew . We caught tuna’s and dorado’s and even had a few opportunities at some sails...
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February 7 offshore trip with Runaway

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Offshore on February 7, 2019
Top shelf fishing; good to great equipment; refurbished boat ran like a top, lots of power and everything right. Caught 5 nice...
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