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Fishing Costa Rica with Big Eye Charters

#8 of 43 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Quepos Features Animals
| Quepos Fishing Dock, Quepos 60601, Costa Rica
+506 8492 6710
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Great owner.

Don was great to work with. We booked a 3/4 day fishing trip. The boat was nice and the first mate... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
Courtney S
via mobile
Great boat, Great service

Franklin and Alex were great. We had a great day as these guys worked incredibly hard all day long... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Columbus, Indiana
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Fun and Fishing Costa Rica with Big Eye Charters. We offer two boats which are docked in Quepos, Costa Rica. Catch sailfish, blue marlin, black marlin, dorado, tuna, roosterfish and much more. This is where the passion still exists. Let us assist you with not only booking your fishing charter, but helping you with travel, accommodations and more fun activities. You will love Costa Rica. We are only 3 miles from beautiful Manuel Antonio.
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| Quepos Fishing Dock, Quepos 60601, Costa Rica
+506 8492 6710

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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Don was great to work with. We booked a 3/4 day fishing trip. The boat was nice and the first mate and captain were accommodating making sure we had plenty of water soda and food. Fishing wasn't great that day. But we had fun an...More

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Franklin and Alex were great. We had a great day as these guys worked incredibly hard all day long. They kept us in fish and were incredibly friendly and provided everything we might have needed. Hard to imagine out of all there positive reviews, one...More

1  Thank Kwroberts5
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I have fished with Franklin many times. Franklin definitely knows what he's doing. Sometimes the fish just aren't biting, and there's nothing you can do about that, but if the fish are biting Franklin with put you on them. Franklin and his mates are always...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed March 24, 2017

So sad that we wasted a day of our vacation with captain Sydney and his first mate (I didn't get his name because he was terribly unfriendly.) We arrived at the deck 30 minutes prior to our departure but captain Franklin who we were scheduled...More

2  Thank cydneyn2016
CaptainDonM, Owner at Fishing Costa Rica with Big Eye Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2017

We are very sorry that your experience was not a good one with Big Eye Charters. You were actually booked on the Big Eye and not the Big Eye II. Sorry for the misunderstanding. Our regular 1st mate left Big Eye Charters the day before...More

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Been fishing with Franklin for a few years and always have a great time. Very knowledgeable and tries his best to put you on the fish weather your off shore or inshore. His deck hand Alex is always on point and ready to fish or...More

1  Thank gradyb78
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Neels and Sidney were awesome captain and mates. Not my first time offshore fishing but best so far, they got us on fish and seemed to be very knowledgeable. Plenty of food and drinks, they were able to squeeze me and one other guy in...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Just got back from another trip to Quepos, Costa Rica. We had 2 dates booked with Big Eye(half day in-shore) and a full day off-shore with Big Eye II. This is our third outing with Captain Frank and his crew. They are the best outfitters...More

Thank joecparker
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Feb. 28, 2017 - This was our first deep sea fishing experience. And what an great time we had! My father in law, brother in law and myself, scheduled a full day fishing trip and our goal was to catch a Marlin, sail fish and/or...More

Thank ehandch
Reviewed March 2, 2017

This was our third trip with Frankie and his crew fishing out of quepos Costa Rica. Again they surpassed alll expectations of a couple days aboard the big eye II. We took our 14 year old and our 17 year old and agin they thoroughly...More

1  Thank Deeaussie1975
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

We were down in Costa Rica again this year and spent a fantastic two days with captain Frankie and his first mate Alex. First day was the whole family and we caught sailfish, rooster fish and Dorado but the highlight was my 17 year old...More

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Captain DonM ,we would like to book a full charter Monday march 14-2016 ,what is the price .we would like to fish for Billfish and fish we can eat like tuna ,wahoo ,Dorado etc.
February 18, 2016|
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Response from Jandabaker | Reviewed this property |
We were there the first week of February and went out on a 3/4 day charter (7-2). Paid $950, caught 4 sailfish. Wanted to catch some fish to eat but no bait fish available. Wonderful experience catching sailfish!(they may be... More