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Fish Drake Bay - Reel Escape

122 reviews
About Fish Drake Bay - Reel Escape
Escape the crowds and high prices at the marinas and fishing lodges and come fish with us in beautiful, Drake Bay. We are located 50 miles south of Quepos/Manuel Antonio on the northern end of the world famous Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula. We are partners with all the top lodges, La Paloma Lodge, Aguila de Osa, Copa de Arbol, Casa Corcovado, Drake Bay Getaway and Drake Bay Wilderness Lodge to name a few. We have 2 boats to choose from, Reel Escape– a luxury 35 ft. CABO Sportfishing Yacht and the Reel Time is a 26 ft. center console. We welcome all fishermen from professionals to families with children- no experience needed. We are happy to customize the trip of your dreams.
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

busy boat make sure you book before you go brilliant skipper know where fish are all tackle sorted and get to see some brilliant fish a five star experience never to be forgotten 80lb sailfish marlin amazing yellow fin tuna.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank donaldh881
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a full day trip on the Reel Time and after the very short and smooth trip to Cano Island we were almost immediately into some action! We had just settled in and the rod tips were bent with fish on. Captain Willy was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank acedavis18
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great half day at Drake Bay. We chose to stay closer to shore as we were more interested in food for the next two weeks that reeling in sport fish.The boat was great and the crew was friendly. In 5 /12 hours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I recently had a great experience with Fish Drake Bay. Captain Willy and mates Ever & Alonzo were very knowledgable, helpful and patient with my kids (9&10). They put us on fish right off the bat and we pulled in a good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hernandezdave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt, the two days spent with Capt. Willy and crew were hands down the best fishing experience I have had in my life. I am blessed to have fished many different waters across the world, but this trip took me beyond expectations of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VanceMatt
Reviewed December 6, 2018

This is the kind of fishing you're lucky to experience even once in your life. It's a phenomenal boat and it is outfitted for world-class fishing. Willy is an outstanding captain who knows his water and his craft. He had two hands on deck who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bcrca1
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Incredible trip! Captain Willy and his mates are first rate! I took my son (24) and his best buddy (24) on this trip to Drake Bay. We took the water taxi from Sierpe to Drake the day before we were to go fishing. That was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel W
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Just got back from fishing three days with Captain Willy on the Reel Escape. This was my 5th trip fishing with Willy and once again it was an incredible experience. After catching several large roosters on live bait with spinning rods I wanted to catch...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rick K
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We fished with Willy for 2 days, one on the Reel Escape and one on the Reel Time. Excellent fishing both days and both Willy and his mates did an exceptional job! The first day we had 7 roosterfish on a variety of baits and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed August 4, 2018

What a great trip Fishing Drakes bay on the Real Escape was Excellent, I wanted to target the Roosterfish (on my Bucket list) Captain Willie and crew Delivered we had two Roosters 25 and 55 Lbs released and then we went out to the Island...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from FishDrakeBay | Property representative |
Puerto Jimenez is about a 2 hr drive. You can get a driver to bring you. The roads are not terrible and they have been doing some road repair so they may be improved now. You may also be able to fly from puerto Jimenez to... More
March 4, 2016|
Response from FishDrakeBay | Property representative |
Hello we have two charter boats available the Reel Time a 26ft center console is $450/half day and $750/ full day. The Reel Escape is a 35 ft CABO yacht with air conditioning and is $750 / half and $1400/ full.