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These guys are THE BEST. We had an awesome time! They are very friendly and work SUPER hard to get... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2020
brit963
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Exceptional service and experience!

Captain Roberto and first mate Mako provided us with an experience we will never forget. Starting... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Brent H
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a first rate fishing operation! Mandel Valverde was very easy to reach over the phone to set up the trip. The crew on the boat was awesome and very accommodating from remembering everyone's first name, to preparing lunch and snacks, to putting us on fish - lots of fish! One of the best trips I've had... and I fish a lot. Considering it was off season, we still were able to bring in plenty of tuna, jackfish, a sailfish, and an awesome marlin. Boat was fantastic and perfect for kids. Highly recommend Reel In Luxury.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JFlo14
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ReelInsportfishing, Owner at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Dear customer,

We are so happy to know you had a wonderful and productive day of fishing with us on our 42 ft Hatteras. We enjoyed having you on board and we always get a lot of happiness from seeing people reeling in Big Fish.

We hope to see you all again soon and remember to keep tight lines!

Pura Vida!

Mandel and the Crew on Reel In 2 (42 ft Hatteras)

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The trip is great for all. Good for individual to family. We fished in the estuary among the mangrove trees. The high tide came in at 1:00 PM and we bottom fished with live shrimp. We fished from about 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Pretty much anything in the ocean is in the estuary. Shark(2) red snapper(2), and others. No sea sick issue. Very different and unusual experience. As usual for our CR experience, good people involved in the trip

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank kidflash
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ReelInsportfishing, Owner at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Dear customer,

We are so happy to know you had a wonderful day of fishing with us in the estuary of Damas Island. We enjoyed having you on board and we always get a lot of happiness from seeing people catch fish.

We hope to see you all again soon and remember to keep tight lines!

Pura Vida!

Mandel and the Crew from Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing

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Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Amazing day! Oscar, Alex and Roy were the best crew! Our whole family had a blast and caught 18 sailfish! We will fish with these guys again when we return.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank melmeltravels
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ReelInsportfishing, Owner at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

Dear customer,

We are so happy to know you had a wonderful and productive day of fishing with us on our 42 ft Hatteras. We enjoyed having you on board and we always get a lot of happiness from seeing people reeling in Big Fish.

We hope to see you all again soon and remember to keep tight lines!

Pura Vida!

Mandel and the Crew on Reel In 2 (42 ft Hatteras)

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Reviewed March 24, 2016

My son (16 years old) and I went out with these guys today and had a great time sailfish fishing off-shore. We had a captain and two mates--all of them were friendly and knowledgeable. We reeled in 10 monster sailfish and there were a few more that hopped off the line when reeling in. The boat was in great condition and the equipment was top-notch. Neither of us spoke Spanish but the crew was fluent enough in English to teach us some new knots and pass along a lot of knowledge of the area and local fishing.

To top it off the snacks and lunch were delicious. For lunch we had some of the best roasted chicken and mashed potatoes I've experienced in Costa Rica. Charter fishing isn't an inexpensive activity, so when you do commit, you want to have a good experience. These guys can provide a great day out on the water.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank JameyVA-USA
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ReelInsportfishing, Owner at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

We are so happy to hear that you had a good day of fishing with us and that you enjoyed the meals and snacks provided for you during your offshore charter.

We hope to see you again soon and remember to keep tight lines!

Pura Vida!

Mandel and the crew on Reel In 1 (36 ft Bertram)

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Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I have long (30+ years) been in search of the charter that is a perfect balance of a great, friendly, and professional crew that is also crazy for the fish. I found it! You would never know these guys fish every day - they wanted us with tight lines all day and they got it. Chepe, Jorge, and Correa were total professionals and made our day truly memorable. Surely some luck was involved as we landed 17 sailfish in one day but I will give them full credit. Included 2 doubles (see photo) and they went out of their way to ensure all of us had a photo. This crew was extremely careful with the fish and made very clean, healthy releases. This ecosystem and all anglers should be thankful. The boat was nice and fully-equipped for the day. Lunch on board was excellent. A seemingly unlimited supply of water and beer. Spend the money - it is worth it.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank RobertMueller
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ReelInsportfishing, Owner at Reel In Luxury Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2016

Hi Robert,

We are delighted to know that you and your family had a great day of fishing with the crew on the 36 ft Bertram. Thank you for your amazing review. We hope to see you all again soon and remember to keep tight lines!

Pura Vida from beautiful Costa Rica.

Mandel and the crew on the 36 ft Bertram

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