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Address: Los Suenos Marina, Herredurra, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Description: 2013 IGFA OFFSHORE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 1st place TOP BOAT, Captain and...
2013 IGFA OFFSHORE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 1st place TOP BOAT, Captain and Mate! Experience world-class sportfishing adventures out of Los Suenos marina, aboard EPIC, our 33' custom L&H walkaround. fully rigged for safe and successful days on the water. twin 330 hp cummins turbo diesels , 27 kt cruise. professional quality shimano tackle and gear, state of the art electronics, great stereo, generator, Air-conditoning , microwave, good seating and shade, fighting chairs, good lunches, and plenty of ice cold drinks, Incredible fishing, inshore and offshore for sailfish, marlin, tunas, roosterfish and more! snorkeling, spearfishing, and customized trips available. Friendly, energetic, professional crew, American captain owned and operated! I cater to experienced anglers who want to get involved with a hands-on experience, but welcome anglers of all skill levels, and enjoy introducing first times to the experience of sportfishing. I strive to provide an safe, unique, memorable experience and make memories which will last a lifetime!
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great day of fishing

You can't beat the bill fishing here. 3 of us caught 8 sailfish in 3 hrs. The capt said the fishing is even better in the winter!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

You can't beat the bill fishing here. 3 of us caught 8 sailfish in 3 hrs. The capt said the fishing is even better in the winter!

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Bridgetown Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our team was fortunate enough to fish with Captain Mike one day in the just concluded 2015 Offshore World Championships and he was hands down the best. We were a bit green and had his crewmate going nuts but he kept us on the fish and handled the boat like a champion. Of interest Capt. Mike and his boat Epic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Mike, Kevin, David, Steven and I wanted to thank you, Mariano and Philippe for a fantastic fishing trip! This was my seventh or eighth trip to Los Sueños and The Epic was hands down the best. There are other charters I’ve tried but they are head boats compared to yours. Your skill set as a captain is second to none.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Dear Mike, Alan and I wanted to thank you,Mariano and Philipe for a memorable visit to Los Suenos. The variety of species was simple incredible. We have added Mullet Snapper, Rainbow Runner, and Pacific Bonito to our catch list. Simply stated you are a fantastic caption who ensured we not only caught a ridiculous amount of fish, but made doing... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Captain Mike and Randall are top notch. This was the second year we have been out with them and they delivered again. The boat is first class and rigged for anything you want to go after. We started the day off looking for snapper and boy did we find them. The guys are there to help you fish not just... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Always a great day of fishing with Capt. Mike and mate Randall. Have fished with them at least 10 times and have always had a great day of fishing! Inshore or offshore doesn't really matter. I will be back!

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Charlottesville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We have been remiss in submitting a review since our trip with MJ and Randall was in January of this year. My wife and I visited Costa Rica for the first time to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary. Neither of us are fishermen, nor had we ever caught a bill fish before. Imagine how thrilled we were to land the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were lucky enough to have this boat and crew on the last day of the 2013 Offshore World Championship. Mike and Randall didn't disappoint ?We ended the day with a very creditable 10 sailfish releases including a QUAD hookup with all four fish boated. Unbelievable ! Epic won the trophy for the highest scoring boat at the competition and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have fished a lot of charter boats at home and around the world and Captain Mike and Randall are top notch. We caught 10 sails (out of about 20 raised) and a dolphin (mahi) and missed a blue marlin on the left long, with us hooking all of our own fish. Randall worked hard all day and taught my... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Mike and Randall are the best captain and mate in the Costa Rican oceans. We caught at least 8 sailfish and a really nice 95 pound yellowfin tuna. These guys have to be the best team out there. Thank you mike and we'll definitely recommend you anytime. Randall has to be the best first mate. He was so awesome. We... More 

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