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.
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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!

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Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing

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Jacó
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4.53
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out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
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400 lb Black Marlin!! Thrilling!!
Half day trip with Captain Tom
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
93%
Recommend this charter
84%
Appropriate for children
57%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Thomas G.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Half day trip with Captain Tom

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on March 26, 2021
Best ever experience.  Captain Tom and his crew went all out in making sure our experience was top notch. We have been on...
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Mark I.
Ruskin, FL
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Fishing with Thomas

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 1, 2021
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Erin G.
Farmington, MI
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Full day fishing tour

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 28, 2019
The boat is a great set up for fishing.  Plenty of shade, and a comfortable set up for 6 people.  Tom and Jerry made sure...
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Bobby J.
Gulf Breeze, FL
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Full Day with Capt Tom

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 30, 2018
I booked this trip for me, my brother in law, my nephew, my oldest son and his friend.  We spent a full day with Capt Tom...
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Tim C.
DeLand, Florida
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One Fantastic day

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 23, 2019
My son a friend and I went fishing with Captain Tom and his Mate Jerry that’s right Tom and Jerry turned out to be one of...
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