Fishing Adventure Costa Rica

Captain Jose Paredes believes that Costa Rica is the most beautiful county in the world, home to a unique natural reserve and some seriously incredible waters. Come aboard Fishing Adventure Costa Rica charters, and he’ll help you discover this for yourself!

Capt. Jose is a lifelong angler who was born and raised in Costa Rica. He’s been taking visitors out to explore the waters of Guanacaste Province for over 20 years. Capt. Jose is known throughout this area for his exciting charters, as well as his trip flexibility and years of experience! He welcomes anglers of all skill levels to join him for a day of fishing, and will happily adjust your adventure to suit your group.

You’ll be fishing from Capt. Jose’s 33’ Nava center console, with room for up to 6 anglers on board. She’s decked out with top-quality navigational and safety gear, as well as a toilet, so you’ll be treated to a secure and comfortable journey to the hotspots. She’s also a serious fishing machine, with onboard outriggers and a fighting chair to help you win the fight against some deep sea beasts!

Your captain will take you up to 16 miles north of your departure point, where you’ll hit the productive waters around the Murcielago Islands. Depending on the trip you opt for, your target species could include Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Cubera Snapper, and Roosterfish. Newer anglers can target prized fish on a half day trip, whereas experienced, adventurous anglers can hit the night bite on a 12-hour excursion!

If you’d like to mix up your angling with some snorkeling, let Capt. Jose know. He’ll happily provide the gear for you so you can take a dip in these refreshing waters!

Your captain will make sure you’re provided with top-quality rods and reels, bait, tackle, lures, and snacks and drinks to keep your energy up. All you need to bring along is a valid fishing license, as well as some sun protection. Come discover the beauty of Costa Rica on board Fishing Adventure Costa Rica charters!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    More experience under your belt? This 12-hour trip will give you plenty of time to battle some saltwater superstars! Costa Rica's fishing opportunities are some of the best in the world, and this adventure will let you explore them. Your target species include Sailfish, Striped Marlin, and tasty Tuna varieties, as well as Roosterfish, Barracuda, and Cubera Snapper. If there's something you'd like to hook, let your captain know. Fishing gear and snacks and drinks are included. Just bring a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Extended Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to target the productive night bite of Costa Rica's waters, this is the adventure for you! You'll spend a whopping 12 hours on the hunt for huge Tuna species, as well as Marlin and Sailfish, and whatever else happens to be biting. Your captain will provide rods and reels, bait, lures, and tackle, as well as snacks and drinks. Although anglers of all skill levels are welcome, Capt. Jose recommends this trip for more experienced fishermen. Just bring a fishing license!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    If you'd like to travel further out and hook some huge fish, this 8-hour adventure is the perfect choice for you. Your captain will take you to the waters around the Murcielago Islands, around 16 miles from your departure point. Here, you'll have the chance battle Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish, and whatever else is biting. Your trip includes fishing gear, snacks and drinks, and snorkeling equipment. Just bring a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Join your captain on this 5-hour trip, where you'll have the chance to target a variety of species! You'll travel up to 16 miles north of Cocoa, towards the Murcielago Islands, which offer up incredible fishing. Target species could include Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish, and Barracuda. Your captain will provide light snacks, drinks, and top quality fishing gear for you. Let him know if you'd like to mix up your trip with some snorkeling. All you need to bring is a fishing license!

About the Captain

Jose Paredes
Palma de coco, Costa Rica
Captain Jose Paredes is a local angler who's been taking people out to explore these waters for over 20 years. His English is OK. He's known throughout Guanacaste province as being a friendly and knowledgable captain, and believes that the reasons behind this are his willingness to accommodate, his flexibility, and his years of experience. He knows his way around the Marlin, Sailfish and Mahi Mahi that inhabit these waters! If you're looking for an exciting adventure in a beautiful location, with plenty of knowledge passed your way, come aboard Fishing Adventure Costa Rica and let Capt. Jose show you how the locals do it.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)

Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Nava (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 450HP Cumbi Turbo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

33 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate
Fly Fishing Equipment


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Palma de coco Fishing Calendar

Loading Fish Calendar!
Please Wait...