Captain
Randy Rode

Member since November 2013

Río San Juan, Dominican Republic

Background
I have been a professional charter captain since 1971 and I am a third-generation professional. I have run thousands of trips and guided thousands of customers to some memorable catches, including three world records, and two certified 1,000# marlin. I have run my own Sportfishing lodges in the Florida Keys, Costa Rica, and now the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, where i an the owner and operator of North Coast Sportfishing and B&B. A trip with me is a memorable experience! Give us a try
Techniques
I customize my fishing technique to fit the conditions. Since I have a degree in marine biology, I understand the different factors that come together in the oceans to create favorable catching conditions. I use hi-tech tools to find the fish.

Hey, I'm Captain Randy Rode

Río San Juan, Dominican Republic
Background
I have been a professional charter captain since 1971 and I am a third-generation professional. I have run thousands of trips and guided thousands of customers to some memorable catches, including three world records, and two certified 1,000# marlin. I have run my own Sportfishing lodges in the Florida Keys, Costa Rica, and now the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, where i an the owner and operator of North Coast Sportfishing and B&B. A trip with me is a memorable experience! Give us a try
Techniques
I customize my fishing technique to fit the conditions. Since I have a degree in marine biology, I understand the different factors that come together in the oceans to create favorable catching conditions. I use hi-tech tools to find the fish.

My Charter Listing

North Coast Sportfishing and B&B

Río San Juan
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trips from $500

Fishing Reports

DORADO BITE IS ON!

January 15, 2019

Here on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, we have the good fortune to have deep water very close to land, therefore, we start fishing right after we leave the marina. We have caught blue marlin as close… Read Full Report →


DEEPWATER GROUPERS AND SNAPPERS

December 16, 2018

Today the conditions were perfect for deep-dropping here on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. Calm seas and a mild current set the stage for some good action just two miles from the harbor. We trolled some small… Read Full Report →


FUN FISHING ON OUR DAY OFF!

August 24, 2018

We hadn't`had a charter in a while, so we decided to go marlin fishing. We loaded up the boat and headed out at the first light of dawn. When we got about only 5 miles offshore, we had a… Read Full Report →


MASON BOYEN RELEASES BLUE MARLIN!

April 17, 2018

Lucky angler, Mason Boyhen releases his own blue marlin after a 30 minute battle on light tackle. the blue marlin was hooked up in 1,100` of water depth, only 2 miles offshore of the famous "North Coast Drop" fishing… Read Full Report →


BLUE MARLIN RELEASE ABOARD "VAMOS" Capt.

April 17, 2018

April 17th........A day that Mason Boyhen will not soon forget! Mason fought to the boat and successfully released an estimated 150# Atlantic Blue Marlin. After a 30 minute fight on 30# test conventional tackle, Mason was able to have… Read Full Report →


RED HOT MARLIN BITE!! WITH CAPT. RANDY R

December 23, 2017

According to our esteemed anglers from Finland, "WE HAD THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME" (video to be shown later). After some hard rains the night before, we had to run five miles offshore to find the clean water, and… Read Full Report →


NEW BLUE MARLIN GROUNDS DISCOVERED!

April 10, 2017

We left out of the Laguna Gri-Gri on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic in search of blue marlin, with high hopes, and we were`t disappointed. Working with the latest technology in bottom mapping along with infrared sea-surface… Read Full Report →


Great weather, Great Fishing

March 29, 2017

After trolling prepared ballyhoo baits out to the fish attracting devices and catching a few Dorados, we decided to troll back inshore and try for some deepwater fish, dropping fresh strips of blacken tuna, in anywhere from 600` deep,… Read Full Report →


GREAT FISHING ON THE NORTH COAST, D.R.

February 22, 2017

We had a great time with our customers fishing an extended half day trip aboard "VAMOS" OUR NEW 30` SPORTFISHER! The seas were fairly calm, and after fishing sever of our many Fish Attracting Devices, (FADs) we decided to… Read Full Report →


RED HOT BLUE MARLIN FISHING IN THE D.R.

February 08, 2017

The North Coast of the Dominican Republic is known as one of the top hot spots in the Caribbean for catching blue marlin. We have caught blue marlin as close as a few miles offshore in 1,000` of water… Read Full Report →


Billfishing is Hot on North Coast of DR

February 06, 2017

We got another super-early start to the fishing day, leaving out before sunrise. Our plan was to hit the FADs, the Fish Attracting Devices, located from two miles out to seven miles offshore, and then do some deep dropping… Read Full Report →


BIG DORADO BITE..FIVE HOURS OF CATCHING!

January 17, 2017

We got a very early start on our Dorado fishing trip back on the 17th of January. The winter months are prime season for catching good numbers of Dorado, also known as MahiMahi, here on the North Coast of… Read Full Report →

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Joshua N.
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Half day trip with Randy

VERIFIED   NEW  March 5, 2019
Doesn’t seem like there are any fish to catch.  Didn’t get a single bite. Gear seemed a little worn. Boat was ok....
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Brian B.
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A serious fishing trip!

September 3, 2013
I have been fishing with Capt. Randy as long as I can remember, both in the Florida Keys and in Costa Rica, so when he invited...
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Corky
 5.00
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Capt. Randy Rode is your man!

January 26, 2010
I have known Randy Rode for more years than I can count, but let`s just say 25 as a number, as a boat Captain and businessman...
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Jim B.
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One of our best trips ever!

May 11, 2011
Our trip to the Dominican Republic was great….one of our best trips ever! If you ever have a desire to go somewhere where...
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Sure thing!

January 13, 2010
If anyone wants to go fishing in the Dominican Republic, check out my old pal Randy Rode. Let him know I sent you, and he`ll...
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