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Kingpin Sportfishing

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Wonderful experience

Our family of 4 booked a full day charter. My 14 year old daughter caught a mahi first thing... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Jeff S
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Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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Everyone’s happy

I never went a trip on a fishing boat before! My friends and family decided to reach out captain... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Cococat2010
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Capt.Carlos 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...more
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Calle Principal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 booked a full day charter. My 14 year old daughter caught a mahi first thing. Soon we found a pod of maybe 1000 dolphins and spent a few hours catching tuna on the outskirts of the school and eating the freshest...More

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CaptainPit, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback.. from the kingpin crew!!

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I never went a trip on a fishing boat before! My friends and family decided to reach out captain PIT after reading all his amazing reviews. We were a group of 18 and with different ideas. he accommodate part two of us on his catamaran...More

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CaptainPit, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you..we really appreciate your kind words.we always try our best to make everyone happy::))

Reviewed 3 June 2018

I'll start this review by saying Captain Pit was great to work with. We had originally scheduled this the prior August but being from Houston and having Hurricane Harvey hit the weekend we were supposed to leave forced us to cancel the trip. Captain Pit...More

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CaptainPit, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words. this make us proud and make us work hard to keep doing the same..see you next time

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Caught basic grouper then 7 hours of NOTHING! Not much support from captain. All other boats out caught large Marlin. Bummer for 2 peep to get nothing for that cost!!More

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CaptainPit, Manager at Kingpin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

HI.sorry to hear this...but i really think it isn't our boat you used to go out. Our full day is 1200 or r 950. Depending on the boat you uses We usually do not go for groupers.. And I cannot find your name in my...More

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

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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

1  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

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pskewUSA
18 June 2018|
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Response from CaptainPit | Property representative |
some sashimi on board..rest you can bring at hotel and have it cooked for you..some for the crew..everyone happy:)
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Mallory G
4 February 2018|
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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
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