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Address: Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-8833-7780
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Description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish...
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.
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Fishing with Captain "Pit".

We highly recommend Kingpin II for Tamarindo, Costa Rica sport fishing. Captain Pit and Luis are smart fishermen. They know the waters and have excellent tactics and work ethic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We highly recommend Kingpin II for Tamarindo, Costa Rica sport fishing. Captain Pit and Luis are smart fishermen. They know the waters and have excellent tactics and work ethic. Captain Pit lives and breathes the ocean, and we felt complete trust right away. Luis was amazing. His ability to maneuver around the boat, set the poles and then hook and... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My 13 year old wanted to catch a big fish, and the guys at kingpin made that happen. He got bragging rights to a 60 pound mahi and memories forever. They filleted the fish for us and we took it to Pangas for the best meal of the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Peter went above and beyond. The fishing was good,the lunch we had on boat was excellent. Late in the day we caught a nice sailfish and got in the water to get pictuees with it. This was a really nice touch. I would highly recommend fishing with kingpin fishing charter!

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

I really love to fish and see people happy,i do as much possible to have a great day!, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Captain Pete, professional, personable, really knows the waters, great boat (clean and in great shape), good staff, great equipment. Thanks Captain Pete, Mi Amigo!!! Dave F. and Family

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

I feel very honored to read all these nice reviews from all of you .it is a great help and an extra push to do more,and better More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we met these guys they were terrific. The boat was awesome with plenty of room to move around, powered by twin diesels it gets you there quickly and you know you're coming home. Fishing was great, top notch tackle, gear, everything you need. We did an all day trip they supplied us with lunch, snacks and plenty... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Every day is fantastic on the water.....isn't it true?thank you for the appreciation More 

Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband, two children and I chartered a boat for our last day in Tamarindo. We were lucky to have Captain Pit and First Mate Luis for our guides. They were awesome! The boat was great, very clean and well maintained. Our guides were fun, knowledgable and conscientious. My poor daughter was horribly seasick, despite taking Dramamine, and they did... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

I would not describe the day any better,thank you for Your words.we ry to do our best More 

Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great day of fishing! Hooked 4 marlin,brought three to the boat. Caught a mess of dorado for dinner and saw a huge pod of spinner dolphin. Spectacular sight! Capt. Pit is a true "fisherman". Third time out with him and we have always caught something. You can go fishing with anyone. To catch fish you go with Capt. Pit!

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

That was a great day. .i go home happy when i see people happy..and i love to fish..glad you keep coming back and. Fish with us More 

Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We spent a 1/2 day with the Kingpin crew and had an excellent time. Caught several great fish, enjoyed the company of the staff, and enjoyed the boat. The boat is very clean, well maintained, and everyone is super knowledgable.

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Always happy to ear the good appreciation of our customers. .thank you. More 

Fresno, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Well we only caught a handlful of fish, all were quite small except for one Dorado. Despite the fishing not being the best the overall experience was very enjoyable. The crew was very friendly and worked hard to try and get a bite trying different options. We saw some large groups of spinner and bottle nose dolphins. We also saw... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

I was very happy to see your mum happy and having fun with the crew..that is the spirit on our boat. Too bad for the sailfishes. We will try again.see you soon More 

Albert, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A group of us travelled to Costa Rica at the beginning of April 2015 and we booked the KingPin with Lee and Viktor (i think that was his name). It was my first time deep-sea fishing and I had an absolute BLAST! I went with 4 guys and amongst the 5 of us, we caught around 19 fish. We ate... More 

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Glad to hear that. Really appreciate it..happy for you guys More 

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Address: Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-8833-7780
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo

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