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Kingpin Sportfishing

Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
506-8833-7780
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Ranked #22 of 86 activities in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships
Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your friends, or make that family... more » Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your friends, or make that family vacation a success. Simply put, our mission is to ensure that your time on the water is safe and productive, while utilizing sustainable fishing practices. « less
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Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Pete, our captain, spoke good English and was from Italy. He was very knowledgeable and obviously has a passion for fishing and anything related to the ocean. The boat was well maintained, clean and is a fishing-machine. Within the first hour we landed a sailfish and a blue marlin. The blue made three runs and we went through the whole... More

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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Greatest fishing charter I have ever experienced. Captain Pete and his crew were awesome. We caught a 300 lbs Marlin, tuna ,sail fish, saw dolphins, whales and giant sea turtles. No.1 on the to do list when you visit Costa Rica. Thanks Kingpin sportfishing and Captain Pete!!

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Midland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Great day of fishing! Pete and crew are professional fishermen whom never quite! Rudy has eyes like a hawk. Pete is relentlous about finding fish and Luis can rig and man the lines quicker than I have seen before. We fished up to the last minute! Caught a 90 plus lbs sailfish and a couple yellowfin tuna. Raised 3-4 other... More

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great time spent together and the nice words .We really appreciate it..we try to do our best to make people happy.and we really love to do it..cap pit and crew More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have taken many charter fishing trips, but this was by far the best overall experience I have had. Kingpin put us on the fish all day! Most captains go to the tower and don't socialize. Captain Pit not only pointed out different sights but let my son go up in the tower for a bird's eye view and answered... More

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Hi.thank you very much for your nice words...we had a lot of fun fishing with you guys.that is what we like to to the most.your son.....born to be an angler!!! And he as as good eye to..was cool to have him on the tower with me..hope to see you next year.and thank you again More

Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We fished with Pete and his crew on our honeymoon last week. What an awesome day! Saw a whale shark and caught two sailfish. Pete was awesome! Best part of our trip! Posting pics of my fish!! Thanks Pete!!

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

It was great day for us too.i really appreciate you guys trusting my words.swimming with the whale shark was the highlights of the morning...and the double sailfish was great in the afternoon...dolphins and good weather.hope we made a good part of your honey moon .see you guys next time More

Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

After many years of traveling to tamarindo and partaking in many activities, I have to say our time with captain pit and his crew were the best spent. We had an amazing day on the sea catching a variety of fish. The crew made sure we were constantly engaged and partaking in all the fun. We were even able to... More

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you very much.this is what we like to do.fish and make people have good time .hope to see you guys again More

Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My wife and I had a great day on the boat with Pit, Rudy, and Luis. We caught a nice wahoo and my wife's first sailfish! The guys had everything ready to go when we met them at the beach and the boat was clean and comfortable. Pit and crew worked all day trying to raise fish for us and... More

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing us.and for the nice appreciation. We love to see our customers happy.. look forward to see you next year. ...or sooner. More

Orange Beach, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I booked a full day offshore trip on 4/7/14 for my friend and I. We had Capt. Pete, Rudy, and Luis as our crew and they were outstanding!! We trolled our way out and missed 3 sails and a Dorado but after 4 hours of trolling, I hooked into a 40lb Dorado, 5 Tuna, and my friend brought in a... More

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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

It was an awesome day.thank you very much for sharing your experience . till next time . Captain Pit and crew More

Great Meadows, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Capt. Lee and crew got us into the Sailfish fast. We raised 11 on the day, hooked 6 and landed 6! Thanks for the great day. Mates were top notch and the boat was well prepared, clean and comfortable. I hope to charter with Kingpin again someday.

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Faifax, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We booked Kingpin Sportfishing after reading the phenomenal reviews and carefully perusing their website for the possibility of realizing the ultimate objective; a Blue Marlin. Our bucket list experience started with Keri, who responded quickly to our request for the booking date, and answered key questions. We arrived at the beach as instructed, and were whisked away to Reel Trouble... More

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