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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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Top notch, fishing buddies for life!

First, the booking process was easy and Lisa was great in communicating and confirming everything. The boat was clean and fully stocked as I had hoped for. Picked us up right on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ted S
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Dunlap, Tennessee
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Dunlap, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the booking process was easy and Lisa was great in communicating and confirming everything. The boat was clean and fully stocked as I had hoped for. Picked us up right on the beach, on time, behind the hotel as promised. The fishing was slow, but Mauricio and Jonathon worked their tail off, stayed out past the booked time, moved... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your fishing experience and for taking the time to appreciate how hard the crew work throughout your trip. Mauricio and Johnathan are a good team out on the water and are equal fishing fanatics. I will be sure to let them know you'll be back to fish with them. Pura Vida! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't have had more fun the Captain Mauricio & mate Jonathan put us on the fish quick. Caught several species of fish. Seen large mana rays and the big catch 380lb Blue Marlin some people go there whole life and never get this chance. We enjoyed it very much and are already making plans to go again.

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

It is always great to read that our clients are making plans to come back to Costa Rica to fish. The Blue Marlin that you caught/released was amazing - a true catch of a life time! We look forward your return visit. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent four days fishing with Captain Mauricio and Carlos. They always made us feel welcome and were always ready and willing to change things up. We caught multiple species every day including Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Barracuda, Red Snapper, and a Blue Marlin on the final day! We also caught Bonita (for bait, still fun), Triggerfish, Spanish Mackerel, and a... More 

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

Thank you for your review and for fishing with us while you were here. You know you're fishing with professional anglers when they can resolve a time sensitive issue that includes a 350lb Blue Marlin! We are pleased that you had a great fishing experience with us! More 

Largo, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of our trip!!! Maricio and Johnathan were so incredibly knowledgeable and we had so much fun exploring the beautiful coast.

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

Glad you had a good time and thank you for your reivew. I'll be sure to share your review with the crew. More 

Durant, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you so much for your review. The crew does work hard when out on the water. It helps when the fish are biting, making their job that much easier. We hope you'll be back down! Pura Vida. More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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

The crew had mentioned what a nice time out they had fishing with your family. I hope you enjoyed the red snapper! Thank you for recommending our fishing tours. More 

Richmond, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

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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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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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 

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