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Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours

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Address: The Beach | PO Box 177, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2670 1564
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Description: Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and...
Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and insured fishing company ready to take you out for a full day or half day of fishing. We offer a wide variety of fishing options in the Papagayo Gulf: inshore, offshore, coastal, bottom, casting, fly and spear fishing. If you are looking to save money or prefer not to fish alone, Lisa can arrange a split-charter with other fisherman/woman looking for the same. Captain Daniel has over 40 years of fishing experience and his mate Mauricio, fluent in English, has over 20 years. These guys love to fish and are fishing professionals. We now have a GoPro camera to film your fishing adventure in which Lisa can cut/edit your video to be posted on Youtube. Snorkeling can be included at the end of your fishing trip at no additional cost. This is a great tour for the entire family to explore the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica sport fishing is known worldwide as one of the greatest sport fishing/surfing destination plus the weather is great almost all year round. For the intermediate and experienced surfer, trips to Witches Rock and Ollie's are offered with a guide. We look forward to hearing from you. Pura Vida!
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Great fishing and crew! I WILL BE BACK!!!

North Pacific Tours is a quality operation, Mauricio and Daniel are friendly, skilled, knowledgeable fishermen. I went with two other friends targeting big rooster fish, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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West Sayville, New York
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West Sayville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

North Pacific Tours is a quality operation, Mauricio and Daniel are friendly, skilled, knowledgeable fishermen. I went with two other friends targeting big rooster fish, and Mauricio and Daniel delivered. This trip specifically targeted Roosters, but we caught a variety of other species. Snacks and refreshments were provided and were welcome in the intense sun. The scenery was spectacular, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Lisa was out tour guide, she was very nice and easy going. We never felt rushed or the need to leave by a certain time she just went with out flow. They provided nice fruits that were freshly cut on the boat. She also gave us great tips on which local restaurants we should try.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Had a great time with Mauricio and Captain Daniel on our fishing trip around Playa Hermosa. Mauricio and Captain Daniel picked us up from the beach. They both worked very hard to get any biting fish in the boat. Thank you for everything.

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Hermosa, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Captain Daniel and Mate Jonathon worked hard and know the area well, we caught a dozen nice AmberJacks and a couple Tuna the first day. The second day was a little slow, caught a couple Jacks, a Tuna and a needle fish. These guys know how to catch fish, If they are in the water your going to catch em!!!... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Jonathan is our newest crew member who sometimes fill in for our crew when they need a day off. We are so please you had a good two days out fishing with us. As we can not guarantee the fishing, we can guarantee the crew will work hard to get you to the fish! Pura... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From being picked up on the beach of our hotel to eating sashimi tuna we had just caught this was one of the best days of our holiday. A work colleague and I spent the day at sea and, while the wrong time of year for sailfish, we still caught over a dozen good sized fish during the day. The... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your full day of fishing with us. You will need to come back to Costa Rica during our green season for Sail Fish (May - November) when the sail are running in the Papagayo Gulf. They are an amazing fish to catch / release, give quite a fight and make for a great photo.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Thanks to North Pacific Tours for a lifelong memory for our family. I booked our tour via email, Lisa in the office was extremely quick and efficient. Captain Daniel and Mauricio picked us up right off our beach at the Andaz Hotel. This was our first family deep sea fishing trip and didn't know what to expect. We booked the... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Our fishing tour is a great way to spend the morning/day with your family - It's fun for all ages! Our team works hard so our clients leave satisfied and feel welcomed onboard. If your not having fun, they are not either! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you in Costa Rica again soon. Pura Vida... More 

Great Barrington, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I will state this simply: there is a reason why North Pacific Tours won a Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor in 2014. Don't make the mistake of paying more for the fishing guides that work for the big resorts when Captain Mauricio and Daniel grew up in the waters surrounding Playa Del Coco and know them better than anyone. I... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

I have a video of that huge amberjack and will edit and post. It is a big one so no fish story here. Thank you for your review and next time you'll get that Sail Fish! Pura Vida - Lisa More 

nyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We got picked up at our hotel at the Andaz right off the beach. Both Mauricio and Daniel greeted us warmly. They were extremely professional and knowledgable. They would tell us facts about everything in the ocean. We saw Dolphins and sting rays. We caught Duck tooth tuna, Bonita, and I caught a 30 lb Mahi mahi. These guys knew... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Any day out on the water is a great day! Everyone at North Pacific Tours is so please you enjoyed your time out with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Pura Vida - Lisa More 

Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My brother-in-law and I chartered a six hour fishing excursion with Captain Daniel and Mauricio on March 8th 2015. We were contacted by the company on March 7th asking if we wanted to switch the charter to Monday the 9th due to the windy conditions expected on that Sunday. While we appreciated their suggestion, unfortunately my brother-in-law was departing the... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Fishing can sometimes be tough when its windy but the crew know how to manage the waters and find the action. It seems you'll need to come back to get your Rooster! More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

From 2012 to present, we have chartered North Pacific Tours 9 times in our quest to catch large Rooster fish, and have not been disappointed. Capt. Daniel and mate Mauricio know the waters better than anyone. I will be posting a short video on You tube with the 5 others already there under Skii Kastmaster of my most recent catch,... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you again for using our services for your 3rd trip to Costa Rica and 12th time fishing on our boat. Your group of fisherman are truly passionate about fishing which makes the jobs of the crew very easy.Thank you again and we hope to see you in August. More 

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