Captain
Thomas Carton

Member since August 2014 Jaco, Costa Rica
Background
Captain Tom is the longest-running charter captain in Jaco. He founded the area's very first charter business in 1990 and has been running trips ever since. Captain Tom is dedicated to sustainable fishing, and releases all Roosterfish as well as all Billfish. He loves what he does and he is good at it. With almost 30 years of local experience and a lifetime on the water, Captain Tom is the perfect guide to get you on that fish of your dreams.
Techniques
Master of all!

Hey, I'm Captain Thomas Carton

Jacó, Costa Rica
Background
Captain Tom is the longest-running charter captain in Jaco. He founded the area's very first charter business in 1990 and has been running trips ever since. Captain Tom is dedicated to sustainable fishing, and releases all Roosterfish as well as all Billfish. He loves what he does and he is good at it. With almost 30 years of local experience and a lifetime on the water, Captain Tom is the perfect guide to get you on that fish of your dreams.
Techniques
Master of all!

My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(51 reviews)
Jacó
 Last booking: 2 days ago
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trips from $1,750

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 51 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (66)
Full.Day with Captain Tom and his awesome crew.
Full.Day with Captain Tom and his awesome crew.
Full.Day with Captain Tom and his awesome crew.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Craig M.
Rutledge, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Two full day trips with Captain Tom

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 29, 2022
Our first day out with Captain Tom started out well, meeting the two deck hands and the Captain, and being welcomed aboard....
Craig M. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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William T.
Esparza, Costa Rica
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day offshore with Captain Tom, Macho and John

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 22, 2022
The boat was stocked with snacks, the crew were tremendously helpful, informative, and by far the hardest working team I have...
William T. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Don W.
Naples, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full.Day with Captain Tom and his awesome crew.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 30, 2023
Took my father(who turns 85 next month) on Captain Tom’s DreamWorks.  Captain Tom and his crew were amazing very professional,...
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Travis D.
Theodore, AL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day with Captain Tom and Crew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 9, 2022
We couldn’t have asked for a better trip. Just my wife and I for a half day, and it was excellent. Baits were hardly in the...
Travis D. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Candice W.
Fleming, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day with Captain Tom

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 11, 2022
Excellent day that started right on time. Captain Tom was waiting for us at the Marina. Immediately acquainted us with the...
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