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Samara Local Fishing

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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About Samara Local Fishing
Samara Local Fishing is a professional fishing charter in Samara Beach, offering inshore and offshore tours, half day and full day trips, as wells as surf casting, lake and mangrove fishing trips. Captain Frank and his deckhand Olman are ready when you are, offering you a Costa Rican fishing adventure.
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MariusFaust wrote a review Mar 2020
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It was a very nice trip with helpful and motivated Guids. We had fishing at good spots. The Highlights was a 5kg Barracuda, Tunes and a 80kg Selfish.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Hania wrote a review Jan 2020
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Wow! Fabulous fishing with Captain Frank, in Samara, Costa Rica. And first mate Olman. These guys are passionate about their fishing and are determined to catch fish for you. They make it fun and they work very hard to make sure you catch what you want. In our case (husband and wife), we wanted Mahi-mahi. We went fishing with Captain Frank in January 2020 and also an earlier trip in November 2019. Awesome. They arrange transport to and from your hotel. Then a skillful water taxi from the beach to the boat. Then hours in pure heaven. Fishing. Sun. Laughter. Munchies. Beer. Water. Sodas. All included and provided. Expert fishing. We have been out with these guys a number of times and each time they make it an experience to remember. We are what I think they call inshore fishing, so around 1 to 3 kilometres out from the beach. (These guys also do serious sports fishing too, if you prefer sailfish, but we like to fish for what we can eat.) And we have always caught fish with these guys. Mahi-mahi, Wahoo, Goliath Grouper, grouper, yellow fun tuna and other edible fish. Once a Rooster fish. Not edible. But gorgeous. (Think of bringing in a Large struggling plate.) And we often see interesting sea life like dolphins, turtles, manta rays and sometimes even whales passing through. These guys know how to expertly catch the fish for us, then give us the rod to bring the fish in. Mahi-mahi is a super fish to bring in. I am a 67 year old female, 5’2”and weigh 125 pounds. And I have fun bringing the large Mahi-mahi in, with some advice and lots of encouragement from Captain Frank. And Olman gaffes the fish once I bring it close to the boat. Olman always gaffes the fish on first approach!! Yay!! And what a beautiful fish! All green sparkles. And it is a superb eating fish. As are the Wahoo and grouper. Best eating fish for me from these waters is yellowfin tuna. But I haven’t been lucky enough to catch one in a few years. Maybe next trip....... If you want to go fishing and have fun in Costa Rica, this is the boat to go out on!!! Pictures from our last two fishing trips (four hour trips each) are attached. Wow. Great eating. Our friends love the fish feasts afterwards.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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grey haired wanderers wrote a review Jan 2020
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What a wonderful day on the water. Morning inshore fishing started a little slow, but Captain Frank aims to please. He found us some spots to jig and we caught grouper, congrio and some rock fish. Learned about ocean fishing in Costa Rica and what can be caught. Happened upon a couple of dolphins as well. Captain Frank has a great setup, good sized clean boat and he and his assistant were more than helpful. We would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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bwesson wrote a review Dec 2019
Quebec City, Canada6 contributions2 helpful votes
The best of the best !! Really nice and clean boat, twin 115 hp Yamaha motors, snacks and drinks for everyone and alot of fish !! Frank was very nice !! We took the half day in shore trip and we catched 3 mahi-mahi, 2 yellow fin tunas and 2 bonitas!! What a day!!! Everyone loved it !! I cant recommand Frank enough !! 😎😎😎
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Vracicot wrote a review Dec 2019
Rouyn-Noranda, Canada6 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a lot of fun with captain Frank! He knows what he is doing, got 7 fish in the morning!! Was really great!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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