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Fish Drake Bay - Reel Escape

#2 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Drake Bay Features Animals
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 855 372 5322
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Captain Willy is the best

The waters around Cano Island are a fantastic fishery and the Reel Escape is the boat to rent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John M
via mobile
Great fishing / snorkel experience

We booked the Cano snorkel / fishing combo and were absolutely blown away. I was with my wife and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Fish Drake Bay is the Premier Sport Fishing Company in Drake Bay and the Osa Peninsula. We offer the Reel Escape - a 35 ft. luxury sport-fishing yacht with air-conditioning and a full size bathroom, and the Reel Time - a new 26 ft. center console with a 250 hp Yamaha 4-stroke engine. We have the best captain and mates in Drake Bay and all top of the line equipment. We offer in-shore, bottom fishing and offshore trips. We are happy to customize the trip of your dreams.
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 855 372 5322
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waters around Cano Island are a fantastic fishery and the Reel Escape is the boat to rent. Captain Willy can find the fish, but more importantly he loves seeing his customers have fishing success. He may have been more excited than us! Great experience.

Thank John M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We booked the Cano snorkel / fishing combo and were absolutely blown away. I was with my wife and 5yr old daughter. We didn't want to commit to a full day snorkel tour with a large group because our daughter is not an experienced snorkeler,...More

Thank markbala17
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My husband and I went fishing with Captain Willie and crew three times during a 5-day vacation in Drake because it was JUST THAT GOOD. Captain Willie is extremely knowledgable of the local waters (which makes sense as he is Drake Bay born and bred)...More

Thank kelseao782
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have fished in Costa Rica few times before. Always got some big sailfish, tunas and eventually some monster marlin. At this time I wanted my family to experience that feeling. So we decided to go to Drake bay. I was recommended by other captains...More

Thank ferreview
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Arrived in Costa Rica with one mission...my wife wanted to catch something bigger than her. Met up with Capt Willie and he said he could make it happen! Spent 3 days fishing with him and he more than met our expectations! Caught 7 sailfish on...More

1  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There you are standing in the stern of the Reel Escape sport fishing boat in Drake Bay, Costa Rica with rod and reel securely in your hands. Suddenly you get a hit and in a matter of seconds over 400 feet of line spools off...More

Thank rooster314
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Could not have had a better experience fishing with Capt Willie and crew on the Reel Escape. I was a little worried our 9 year old would hate it but she loved it so much we went out for a second day. Willie started us...More

Thank abby d
Reviewed 10 March 2017

18 years of fishing CR, many with Captain Willie we always go for sails or roosters, then, we go for something to eat. Its been a fantastic journey.wee are already booked for next year. In 18 years we experienced 1 rain shower in Jan/Feb timeframe.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We booked a half day in-shore fishing trip on the Reel Escape with Captain Willy. The day started with an on time pick up on the beach of our rental followed by an orientation to the Reel Escape. After that we jigged for bait fish...More

Thank carmendrakegordon
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My wife and I had a Great fishing day with Captain Willy and Crew on Reel Escape! Willy and his mates were excellent. The boat and the gear were top notch. We did a half day charter and it was non stop action the entire...More

Thank Tim I
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4 March 2016|
Response from FishDrakeBay | Property representative |
Hello we have two charter boats available the Reel Time a 26ft center console is $450/half day and $750/ full day. The Reel Escape is a 35 ft CABO yacht with air conditioning and is $750 / half and $1400/ full.