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
4.8 / 5
(61 reviews)
Jacó
Trips from US $1,850

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (89)
Highly Recommend!
Highly Recommend!
Great day fishing
+86
Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
92%
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Brandon M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Highly Recommend!

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on June 20, 2024
This was our first experience with Tom and his crew. They did not disappoint! They went above and beyond to get us on fish!...
Brandon M. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Scott S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on June 6, 2024
Had a great trip with Captain Tom. Captain and crew worked hard to put us on fish. Changed out spread multiple times for Tuna...
Scott S. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Marc L.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Kids first CR fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 30, 2024
Had a great day with Capt. Tom, John and Macho. We had special request for combo bottom fishing and trolling.  Kids had fun...
Marc L. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Charles W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 29, 2023
Another 5 star trip with Captain Tom and his wonderful crew. 6 Sails and 8 Dorado (including 2 double hookups with my son),...
Charles W. recommends Captain Tom’s Big Game Sportfishing
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Michael H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Top notch service

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 8, 2024
I have taken charters and used guides all over the US and Caribbean.  Capt. Tom and his crew were by far the best I have...
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