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Address: 100 Este 300 Sur del Hotel Guanamar, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8834 7125

The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and...

The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5 anglers, it is set up for the serious fishermen as well as the novice angler. We have been sending home satisfied anglers year after year to the point that the majority of our business is now repeat customers, and word of mouth. We strive to take fishing to a more personal level. We encourage angler participation, and while at first (especially to the novice) it may seem difficult, given a good day it is hard not to catch the fever.

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Vacation fishing!

Opportunity of a lifetime was seized in the lifetime of the opportunity! Loved the relaxing and productive day with Rick, Orlando, Alonzo!! Definitely worked hard all day to make... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ric J
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opportunity of a lifetime was seized in the lifetime of the opportunity! Loved the relaxing and productive day with Rick, Orlando, Alonzo!! Definitely worked hard all day to make it a memorable day for our family! The girls caught all the fish and Rick and the crew were very helpful with instruction! Marlin, Sailfish, and Dorado were caught as well... More 

Thank Ric J
Atlanta GA.
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick trip to CR with friends to share the beautiful country. Fishing report was bleak but wanted to get my friends out on the water. Rick and crew were great and worked hard with bait and spread changes. We raised one marlin and my friends caught a Pacific sailfish that weighed around 100 pounds. Boat,crew,bait,beer,drinks and food were great. First... More 

Thank StanAtlantaGA_
Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We went Sportfishing with Kingfisher and it was amazing!! It was like an episode of Discovery Channel as we saw hundreds of spinner dolphins for hours... and even sea turtles. The crew was friendly and the captain (Rick) stopped by the night before to meet us and prepare us for the next day. Our kids caught tuna and even a... More 

Thank partyof6kc
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I have planned trips based around fishing nearly my whole life and have been very lucky to be part of many great offshore experiences. Once I fished in Costa with Rick and crew, I realized that the sport that I loved the most in my life had been taken to a whole new level. The Kingfisher has consistently put us... More 

Thank Steve P
Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

February 2017, this was my second trip with Captain Rick and his friendly crew and I recommend them a 100%. I went with my friend Romano for his first offshore fishing trip and he didn't regret it, 1 sailfish and one 200 pounds Blue Marlin. These guys are very attentive to what is happening in the sea, they reacted so... More 

Thank Gilles439
1 review
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This was my first deep sea fishing adventure and it was marvelous. I would highly recommend Captain Rick and his friendly staff as they were very accommodating with my grandmother and making sure she was comfortable during the trip. We caught 5 fish - 1 blue marlin and 4 sail fish.

Thank Siera C
Yukon, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I chartered the Kingfisher in April 2016. Every time I contacted Capt. Rick, he was always very quick to respond and extremely helpful - with transportation, accommodation, fishing or any other information. When we arrived, he met us on the beach. My elderly mom went on the trip with me and my daughter. Rick and crew went out of their... More 

Thank RCoulter101
atlanta, georgia, usa
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Rick is awesome! he knows where to look for the big fish..... I have been many times fishing with them and it is always awesome. Caught my first marlin with him and brought it to the boat. Have caught many sails.... pull onto boat and picture pose with them.... the crew are friendly and very helpful. Book this now, you... More 

Thank briteteeth
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

For sure you can hook up with the boys on the beach who promise you the world for 180 USD or you even spend 550 $ with some other great captains - at least this is what they tell you on the street, but if you want a professional fishing trip with an highly experienced captain and a crew who... More 

Thank HeckLuv
Wilton, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Captain Rick and the crew were excellent. Tuna weren't around but we saw a pod of about 1000 Spinner dolphins swim with the boat. Then Rick got us on some sailfish. What a great experience. Would recommend to all.

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