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Kingpin Sportfishing

Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
+506 8833 7780
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Fish with Pros

I arranged a full day of fishing with Kingpin for a party of sixteen people. This involved three... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Daniel P
No billfish, but lots of tuna

Super crew made it well worth the money. We trolled for billfish for a couple of hours with no... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
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Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your friends, or make that family vacation a success. Simply put, our mission is to ensure that your time on the water is safe and productive, while utilizing sustainable fishing practices.
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Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
+506 8833 7780
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I arranged a full day of fishing with Kingpin for a party of sixteen people. This involved three boats and was flawlessly organized for us. On my boat, Lee, Louis, and Rudy worked extremely hard to connect us to the fish. It was fascinating to...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Super crew made it well worth the money. We trolled for billfish for a couple of hours with no luck, so the captain elected to drift off one of the rocky islands in the bay where we caught 30 lb tuna and several other varieties...More

Thank wilsop51
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We chartered a boat for the whole day,skipper and 2 crew. Four of us as customers. Went far out to sea as skipper was looking for some current as ideal fish will be there. We had to be very patient and caught a marlin which...More

1  Thank 527sunnyp
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is my second review of Capt Pit and Kingpin Sportfishing, as they just continue to exceed my expectations ! By far, the most knowledgeable Capt and crew, you can fish with in Costa Rica. I had the privilege of fishing with the guys on...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Even though we went at the slowest time of the year, we were lucky enough to hook and couple of Marlin and get some really nice jumps out of them. First Mate was very knowledgeable of fishing. Really enjoyed our charter.

Thank bigcatchclemons
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I chartered the Kingpin on August 24th, 2016 and had a wonderful time. Our mate Luis and the Captain Ebers were great! I caught and released a big beautiful sailfish, caught a small (but legal) yellow fin tuna for dinner and raised...More

Thank Dena21122
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We paid $600 for a half day. The boat was an adequate size for the 4 of us (I think they take up to 6 on this boat). We told them we wanted a crack at the big fish (marlin, tuna etc). They had a...More

5  Thank Andrew B
CaptainPit, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Hi,I am really sorry you had a bad experience.we work everyday hard in order to catch fishes,we do not like to go give expensive rides. According to the drinks,on the open fisherman boat the cooler is smaller,so under the cushions in front we have plenty...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016

They made little ceviche on the boat and the hotel cooked the rest including other fish we caught they were great

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We contacted kingpin on short notice (only a day) after our original trip had issues and was not as advertised. The scheduler was very helpful and coordinated a 3/4 day trip for us on The Osprey with Capt Jose and crew. The next morning we...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I had an absolutely amazing and unforgettable experience with captain pit and luis! They are absolutely the best and know exactly how to put you on the fish!! To start our day, we caught a small tuna, then a 280lb blue marlin,...More

1  Thank Kelli M
surf83, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

You guys rocked that chair....it was a great day..!!and thank you. Reeling in that tuna was a nice team effort,how fun.see you next time

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Mallory G
4 February 2018|
Response from CaptainPit | Property representative |
unfortunately it is not a cheap sport..and with this high winds I wpould definitely chose a big boat. in non wind conditions you could go fish on a smaller cheaper boat.tjank you for your interest