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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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Captain Pete

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW 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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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We took our 6,8 and 10 year olds and their 70 year old grandfather for his 70 birthday and didn't catch a damn thing but anyone who knows sportfishing knows that's sometimes how it goes. What we did catch was great hospitality, hard working mates, great food, snacks and drinks and a captian who was as committed to the quality... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Well said..thank you so much for your words. .we wanna keep doing our best and let people have the best experience. Hope to see you guys next year..!!great talking to all of you. More 

Keewatin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

best fishing trip ever !!! i have fished many different places with many different captains. capt. pit was the best, not just a boat ride. ask's you what u want to do and then does it for you. made a great experience for me and my son with 4 sailfish day. the best thank you capt. pit kerry apel and... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Best title ever!! Thank you for your appreciation. .we look forward to see you again. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Went fishing with Captain Pit for 3/4 day deep sea fishing with my girlfriend in January. Was nervous about the experience considering Trip adviser was my only reference. I ended up catching a 6-7 ft sailfish, my gf caught a 5ft one, and we had a 3rd one on that got away. Captain Pit was a very cool dude. Showed... More 

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surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you very much...nice to hear that . tripadvisor is a very good help for all the customers. And we work hard to make our best for people to enjoy what we do everyday.thanks for the support More 

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Address: 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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