Tamarindo Sportfishing

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  • Capt. Arturo Rosales
  • Max 7 Persons
  • Full Day $1800
  • 3/4 Day $1600
  • Half Day $1100
  • plus 13% tax

Talking Fish is our 38′ Topaz Express, powered by twin Detroit turbo diesels, overhauled in  September 2023.This superbly set up boat is equipped with Penn International and Shimano tackle, full electronics and all safety and communication gear. Comfortably seating 7 persons in the shade, it features a roomy cockpit with full size fighting chair and double spreader outriggers. The cabin has a V-berth and a private head with shower. Bring your music and we’ll hook it up to the speakers.

Captain Arturo Rosales is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced captains on this coast. First mate is Javier, he is bilingual and professional, efficient and fun. Second mate Honorio also speaks English and is an excellent deckhand


  • Capt. Javier Ruiz
  • Max 4 Persons
  • Full Day $1250
  • 3/4 Day $1125 
  • Half Day $900
  • plus 13% tax

OutCast is our 27′ Dusky, powered by twin 250 hp Cummins diesels, overhauled in November 2023. The boat has a tower, fighting chair and outriggers and a spacious cockpit. Lots of seating in the shade and the 11’+ beam make for a stable and comfortable ride. The cabin has a head. The boat is equipped with all electronics and communication gear. Tackle is Penn International and Shimano. Bring your music and we’ll hook it up to our speakers.

Captain Javier Ruiz has been fishing these waters since the late 1990’s. He and mate Isaac speak English and love to fish. They make an excellent, efficient team.

Tamarindo Sportfishing is licensed by Costa Rica’s Tourist Board (ICT license # 424).

We are fully insured and permitted by the Port Captain and Fisheries Institure. Safety equipment includes life rafts, flares, VHF radios, cell phones, anchors and life jackets. Our boats’ navigation permits allow them a 40 mile radius, the maximum distance given to sportfishing boats in Costa Rica for day trips –  we will get you to where the fish are!

All tackle is included. The price is for the boat, not per person.

Beers, soft drinks and bottled water are provided on all charters, as well as bait and ice.
Half days are 5 hours and include snacks and fruit.
Full days are 9 hours, 3/4 day trips are 7 hours and include a complete box lunch.
Crew tips are not included, a 10-20% cash tip is customary and much appreciated by the crew.