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Kingfisher Sportfishing

100 Este 300 Sur del Hotel Guanamar, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
506 88347125
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Ranked #6 of 27 Activities in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships, Adventure
Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample...
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Type: Ships, Adventure
Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5 anglers, it is set up for the serious fishermen as well as the novice angler. We have been sending home satisfied anglers year after year to the point that the majority of our business is now repeat customers, and word of mouth. We strive to take fishing to a more personal level. We encourage angler participation, and while at first (especially to the novice) it may seem difficult, given a good day it is hard not to catch the fever.
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Laval, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Many years now that i go to costa rica and every year i tell myself : one day i will go on this boat that i see in carillo . This year i finally did it!!! Let me tell you what a great day a had with rick and hes crews.... 15 minutes after putting the lines down , we... More 

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I took two friends with us to fish with Rick and his crew in Costa Rica. I can't tell you how much from this group of 'Tie-Dye Texans' had on Rick's boat. He and his crew were very helpful learning about the waters and fish off shore in the area. We fished for 3 days and everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I took a day trip with Rick on the Kingfisher last week for our 5th wedding anniversary. We fish most weekends during the summer, but have always done so from land. Getting out on a boat was on my husband's bucket list, and they made it a great experience. Every aspect of our day went smoothly, from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fished on the Kingfisher in July of 2014 and from the first time I emailed the Capt. until we unloaded back in the harbor, Rick and his crew were not only true professionals but a pleasure to fish with. I have been a guide for 15 years and have hosted trips from Africa to Alaska. In that time I have... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have lost count on how many times I have fished with Rick and crew on the Kingfisher and I have never been disappointed. My first time down to Playa Carrillo in 2002 found us in a phenomenal sailfish bite, releasing 20-30 sails a day. Since then, I have been back just about every year to fish on the Kingfisher.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had a great trip AGAIN with Rick on Kingfisher. Last week I took my two sons 13 and 14 and brother-in-law out for a full day. I always try to fish with Rick when I come down to surf in Costa, usually twice a year for the past 20 years. They always deliver a consistent experience. They have a great... More 

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Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

For the second time this year I returned with two friends to fish with Captain Rick and his crew. June can be slow but Rick got us a nice sailfish and a 225 Marlin - that's right, a Marlin! It was my first time fishing in 32 years to be on a Marlin. We fought it for 1 1/2 hours... More 

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princeton, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This was our 5th fishing experience in Costa Rica. Rick and crew were excellent. My family, with 2 kids 11 and 13, did a full day trip out of Corillo (we were staying in Punta Islita). We had a great ride out, caught sailfish, tuna, mahi mahi, and were served a delicious lunch (Thanks Rick for the great fresh baked... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We had an absolute blast today on the kingfisher. Rick & his crew were outstanding and I would recommend them to anyone interested in a good time. Thanks for the great memories. We will be calling him again soon.

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Prattville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This was our first sport fishing trip and we were not disappointed! We had a full day and everyone in our group (4) caught sailfish! Some even caught several! Rick and his mates are awesome and very patient with amateurs(me)! No fish to keep but great memories to take home! Highly recommend this tour!

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