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Kingpin Sportfishing

Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
506-8833-7780
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Ranked #24 of 96 Activities in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships, Adventure
Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you...
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Type: Ships, Adventure
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.
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Top Contributor
317 reviews 317 reviews
45 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Captain Pit is a knowledgable and professional skipper with a palpable passion for fishing. His boat is immaculate and comfortable and although I had bad luck with the fishing and wasn't able to go deep sea due to high winds we still caught some smaller mackerel while I also lost something big. But i had a great day being on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Spent last week in Tamarindo and had the PLEASURE of fishing with Captain Pit and his 2 great mate on 11/25 and 11/28. Fishing was great on day 1 with 20+ sail bites for 6 fish caught plus a blue bite and a few dorado, including one over 60lbs!. On the 2nd day, I took my 8 year old. Wind... More 

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Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Three experienced anglers from Florida spent 3 days with Capt Pit, Rudy and Luis on the Kingpin II. What a great time! Capt Pit is knowledgeable of the area waters. Rudy and Luis are terrific mates and were fanatical about keeping the boat meticulously clean! Luis is an artiste when it comes to cleaning/filleting fish! Great boat with layout to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I had a great time on the boat! We caught a 400lb blue marlin and a nice sized sailfish. Overall I would say it was greatest fishing experience I've ever had.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you very much for saying that.we really love fishing you are right about that.we enjoyed very much your family and the passion all of you have for the ocean.it was a good day.and the pictures came out great . special thanks to luis and Rudy. Very hard workers.thanks again.hope to see you next year More 

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

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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KingpinSportfishing, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time and write about your experience with us.it is very important to improve our business. We really appreciate it.see you hopefully soon More 

Midland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

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