Bushwacker Sportfishing

Capt Skeet Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica Incorporated Licensed Insured

Found on the Western coast of Costa Rica, Playa Flamingo may just be THE top location for anglers looking to experience Costa Rica’s world-famous fishing opportunities! Bushwacker Sportfishing is the top charter boat operating out of Playa Flamingo, and we’re ready to put YOU on the fishing trip of a lifetime! 


Captain Skeet Warren welcomes you aboard his newly restored 42’ Bertram. Powered by twin 635hp Cummins engines, you’ll cruise to the fishing grounds off the coast of Playa Flamingo in no time! Charter boat Bushwacker Sportfishing is fully outfitted with all of the gear you’ll need for a successful Costa Rican fishing trip. Our outriggers will allow us to troll multiple rods at once, so get ready for a double Marlin hook up! She’s also equipped with top of the line electronics, including a GPS, fish finder, and radar system. Bushwacker Sportfishing’s fighting chair will be primed and ready for when you hook up onto that monster 400lb Blue Marlin! 


Bushwacker Sportfishing offers a variety of trips for you to choose from. If you’re short on time while staying in Playa Flamingo, our half day trips will be perfect for you. 5 hours allows Captain Skeet to give you a “taste’’ of the incredible fishing Play Flamingo has become so famous for. On these trips, you’ll likely catch: Bonito, Amberjack, Wahoo, Red Snapper, Roosterfish, and many more. For those of you looking to take full advantage of Playa Flamingo’s world class fishery, Captain Skeet highly recommends his full day offshore charter. This allows time to cruise up to 25 miles off the coast where you’ll be able to catch multiple billfish throughout the day! On these trips, you can expect to catch Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Black Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and more! 


Playa Flamingo is one of Costa Rica’s most productive fisheries, with multiple species found on countless angler’s bucket list being caught 12 months out of the year. Marlin are one of the species that fall into this category. With Blue Marlin being the most abundant, these pelagic predators are caught most frequently from November-March. Sailfish is another top ticket for many anglers, and again, they’re caught 12 months out of the year, with May-August being the hottest months. 


Your trip price for the day includes use of Bushwacker Sportfishing’s top of the line Shimano rods and custom-built reels. It also includes a First Mate for the day, snacks and drinks (on our full day trips), and the Bushwacker Sportfishing crew will clean and fillet your catches at no additional cost!


No matter what time of year you’re planning your Playa Flamingo fishing charter, you’re in for the trip of a lifetime! Captain Skeet Warren and the rest of the Bushwacker Sportfishing team eagerly await seeing your face as you see your first Blue Marlin explode out of the water with YOUR hook in its mouth! Come experience first-hand why Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica is on so many angler’s bucket list… Unbelievable photos, coolers bursting with fresh fillets, and memories that will last a lifetime are just a couple of clicks away, book with Bushwacker Sportfishing today! 


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  Launch Location

Guanacaste Province, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica, Playa Flamingo

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Trips start at $900

3 Trips

1-6 guests

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42' Sport Fisherman

635 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Catch And Release Only
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch



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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Inshore fishing trips targets Roosterfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, small Tuna, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Mackerel and Bonito.

The trip price includes rods, reels, tackle and bait.  We promote "tag & release" in Costa Rica and it's also the law.  All billfish and roosterfish must be released.

On our half day trip we will provide fresh fruit, snacks, lunches and half a case of beer, sodas and water.

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 1:30pm to 6:30pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Our launch time may vary, we're flexible! 

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 4:00pm (9 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

We highly recommend this trip for any angler's looking to catch Costa Rica's coveted Billfish. We'll be able to put you on Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, and Striped Marlin. 

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Fish Species

Black Marlin
Blackfin Tuna
Blue Marlin
Cubera Snapper
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Red Snapper
Striped Marlin
Yellowfin Tuna

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Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Life Raft
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • Flares


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System
  • Refrigerator


  • Flybridge
  • Salon
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Fighting Chair
  • First Mate
  • Downriggers
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Catch And Release Only
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore

About the Vessel


Capt Skeet

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length


Engine Manufacturer

Cummins QSM-11

Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

635 HP