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Address: The Beach | Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8398 8129
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and...

Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and insured fishing company ready to take you out for a full day or half day of fishing. Snorkeling and Surfing to Witches and Ollie's Point is also available. We offer a wide variety of fishing options in the Papagayo Gulf: inshore, offshore, coastal, bottom, casting, fly and spear fishing. If you are looking to save money or prefer not to fish alone, Lisa can arrange a split-charter with other fisherman/woman looking for the same. Captain Daniel has over 40 years of fishing experience and his mate Mauricio, fluent in English, has over 20 years. These guys love to fish and are fishing professionals. We now have a GoPro camera to film your fishing adventure in which Lisa can cut/edit your video to be posted on Youtube. Snorkeling can be included at the end of your fishing trip at no additional cost. This is a great tour for the entire family to explore the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica sport fishing is known worldwide as one of the greatest sport fishing/surfing destination plus the weather is great almost all year round. For the intermediate and experienced surfer, trips to Witches Rock and Ollie's are offered with a guide. We look forward to hearing from you. Pura Vida!

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Multiple species on a half day trip

Thanks a million to Captain Mauricio and First Mate Jonathon for working their tails off to get us on fish. My friend and I booked a half day trip, and we were very pleased with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Durant, Oklahoma
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thanks a million to Captain Mauricio and First Mate Jonathon for working their tails off to get us on fish. My friend and I booked a half day trip, and we were very pleased with the results. We were on fish almost immediately. Even if it was bait, we enjoyed catching the bonito. Over the next few hours we boated... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a Marlin and a Roosterfish. We lost our Marlin but landed a huge 60lb Rooster along with a huge wahoo and nice size Amberjack. We had fun catching live bonito too. Both the captain and mate were doing whatever they could to make it a perfect fishing trip in Costa Rica and it was! I will go out again... More 

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Thank mrpkull
Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Rooster, Wahoo and Amberjack- sounds like a good day out fishing! Thank you for your review and we look forward to having you out on the water wish us again. Pura Vida! More 

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chartered North Pacific Tours for a half day fishing trip in Playa del Coco. From the beginning with making the reservations with Lisa Farrell and throughout the trip, everything went off without a hitch. Lisa was kind enough to pick us up and take us to the meeting place. On the boat, Captain Daniel and Mauricio were fantastic. We... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I chartered this company to take my family and I (5 of us) on a 6 hour fishing trip. I am an experienced fisherman and understand you don't always catch fish. We caught 2 fish on our trip and that was OK. The pro's for this charter were a well equipped boat (electronics and outriggers) with a hard working crew.... More 

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Thank cstariha
Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Fishing is fishing and that goes with live bait as well. You mention you are an experienced fishmerman, so you should know this. I send the same exact information to every fishing client that books with us and that is: We can not buy live bait in this area and that sometimes the crew does not have luck getting live... More 

Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went on a full day trip for billfish. Mauricio did everything he could possibly do to get me a Sailfish. And he did,we caught a huge one that I will never forget.I've been on trips where they put the rods out and sit down for the ride. Mauricio never sat down and had his eyes on the bait the... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

The crew at North Pacific Tours thank you for your review. Mauricio works hard for the clients so you don't leave disappointed. As I always say - I can't Guarantee the Fishing, But I can Guarantee the Crew Will Work Hard to Get you on the Fish! So glad you had a great day out fishing and that the fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Captain Mauricio and Mate Jonathon were great. They knew the best spots to fish and were very knowledgeable. It was a highlight of our trip.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear that your family charter out with us was the highlight of your trip. Thank you on behalf of the crew. More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I can honestly say this was one of the best and more unique fishing experiences of my life (I am a fishing guide in Florida). Mauricio and Daniel were extremely knowledgeable, experienced and passionate. They went above and beyond my expectations with every aspect of the trip. I will certainly be booking another trip next time I'm in the area.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Receiving a reveiw from a Professional Fishing Guide is the higest compliment we can get! We welcome your return trip and look forward to having you out on the boat again. Thank you. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in Costa Rica for our honeymoon, and I booked this charter based solely on these reviews. I can honestly tell you these guys are the real deal. I'm no stranger to saltwater fishing, having done charters up and down the east coast of the US as well as Caribbean. No other charter that I've been... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation and your positive write up on our fishing charter. We do get a majority of our clients based on these reviews and they become repeat clients. More 

California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Mauricio and Jonathon were so knowledgeable, fun and knew the best fishing spots. We would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Fishing is fun! Thank you for the review. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Mauricio and Jonathan were fantastic!!! We booked a half day of fishing on a Friday morning and we could not have asked for a better experience. My husband and I both regularly fish in Michigan and it was nice to be able to cast and not troll the whole time. I caught a needle fish on spinning rod with a... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Jonathan has been working with us for the last several months since Captain Daniel became ill. He is a great fit with our team & also for our clients. Our crew will try all different fishing tactics to get you on the fish - trolling, bottom and casting. It is always best when... More 

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