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Address: Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8331 2731
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Valentines Day 2017 A Trip for Five

After securing the boat we requested a 6:00am departure in lieu of 7:00am which was fine with Captain Genaro Mendez! We departed and headed due North to the fishing grounds. In... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
New Bern, North Carolina

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New Bern, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After securing the boat we requested a 6:00am departure in lieu of 7:00am which was fine with Captain Genaro Mendez! We departed and headed due North to the fishing grounds. In traveling out we saw numerous sea turtles and had porpoise following us most of the trip! Beautiful day, choppy water and breeze! As we approached the fishing grounds the... More 

Thank Guapita1949
Distington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a excellent day out with papagayo sport fishing Genaro sent his experienced crew to pick us up in front of our hotel we were targeting Rooster fish -3hrs later we boated a fish around 60-70lbs Top guys ! Could not have done any more the crew worked hard to find the fish Great day out with top class... More 

Thank sauer3006
Raynham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After researching and cross referencing, we decided to go with the crew of Don Manuel, Captain Mauricio and his mate David of Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours for a full day (8 hours) of inshore fishing. The crew met us promptly at 7am at our beach with a very friendly and warm welcome. Before we set off,... More 

Thank Fishin_Chef
Georgetown, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and myself have been to costa rica 2 years in arow now staying at secrets and ive booked 2 full days with capt Mendez and his first mate brother each time and i'l tell you these guys know how to fish ' i've gotten 50lb roasters and fourty lb mahi mahis were still on the hunt for the... More 

1 Thank kkeillor2016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had an amazing time fishing on the tuna. We landed two real nice Dorado and one black tuna. The communication with Genaro is amazing. Took care of everything. The captain and the mate could not have been better or worked harder to get us fish. They cant put the fish on the hook for you people. They worked there... More 

Thank Greg B
Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 hours trolling for Albacore for bait... Came up blank. Then spent another hour bottom fishing only to come up almost empty handed. The captain was nice. Maybe it was bad luck? Not sure. The money spent on this charter could have been better spent elsewhere. I guess that's why it's fishing and not catching.

1 Thank 863JCG
Columbus, Georgia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I decided to write this review two days after I completed my full-day charter trip on the La-Chila-G boat to see if I i felt the same as I did when I finished the trip, and I still do...This trip was supposed to be the highlight of my vacation here planning it for the past year. As an avid fisherman,... More 

6 Thank nellisfirerescue
Crawfordville, Florida
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Papagayo sportfishing is terrific. Mr. Mendez facilitated a great trip. Captain Guido and mate Jose knew their stuff and gave us the experience of a lifetime. We caught 100lbs of Wahoo's and a Rooster fish which is the reason I came to Costa Rica. Great service and great time. We would book again.

Thank arthurbarndt
Tallahassee, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our group of 3 booked full day offshore onboard La Chila, with Captain Arnaldo, and 2 mates, Genete and Lino (sp?). The first half of the day was slow, only yielding 1 decent dorado. After trolling almost 3 more hours, we decided to head inshore to catch some bonitas and try for some rooster fish. During the ride in, our... More 

1 Thank usermike1123
Sunny Portland, OR
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fun half day with these great guides who were not going to let us go home empty handed! We trolled, and tried a few spots before eventually finding a small school where we caught Groan, spotted snapper, trigger fish, jack fish and others that I can't remember. :) I didn't care because I was too excited about... More 

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