Playa Herradura draws thousands of anglers to its shores year after year. Whether you’re a seasoned angler looking for an offshore fishing charter to take advantage of Costa Rica’s world-renowned Sailfish fishery, or a first timer looking to bend some rods on a day of your vacation, we’re the charter for you! Come aboard our 30’ center console charter boat and explore the offshore, nearshore, or inshore fishing that Herradura, Costa Rica has become so famous for!
If you’re looking for an inshore/nearshore fishing charter, we’ll be fishing the Herradura Bay and surrounding waters in hunt of Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Tarpon, Snook, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Cubera Snapper, and Grouper. We’ll be using light tackle to pluck the local gamefish from the underwater structure they frequently inhabit. Many anglers come to Herradura, Costa Rica to target the notorious Roosterfish. Roosterfish are pound for pound the hardest fighting fish in these waters, known to test even the most seasoned angler’s stamina. They’re caught in abundance 365 days a year, so no matter when you’re looking to plan your Costa Rican fishing charter, we’ll be able to help you cross Roosterfish off your bucket list!
Perhaps Herradura’s most famous aspect, in regards to fishing, is the unbelievable amount of Sailfish caught offshore. Over 6,000 Sailfish were successfully caught and safely released in March 2019 alone! The other offshore fish that we frequently catch are: Marlin (Striped Marlin, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin), 40+lb Bull Dolphin, Wahoo, Big Eye Tuna, and Yellowfin Tuna. Many of these species have a 12-month peak season, meaning that they’re being caught consistently every day of every month! Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish fall into this category. All 3 species of Costa Rican Marlin experience their peak season during October-December, but July-September is also a great window as well.
You’ll be fishing aboard our 30’ center console charter boat, fully equipped with all of the gear needed for a successful fishing trip. There are outriggers on board, as well as a GPS, fishfinder, livewell, fighting chair, tuna tubes, and a fish cooler. Our spacious cockpit allows up to 4 anglers to comfortably fish. All billfish and Roosterfish will be strictly catch and release, but the fish cooler will keep all Yellowfin Tuna, Snapper, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Grouper fillets cold and fresh. No need to pay market price for premium fillets when you can catch them for yourself!
We offer both half day charter fishing trips, as well as full day, 8hr fishing packages. The half day trips are great for groups that are short on time and want to get a “taste” Herradura’s world famous fishing opportunities, but if you’re looking to take full advantage of your vacation to Costa Rica, we highly recommend our full day trip. We’ll be able to take you further offshore to the most productive fishing grounds if you’re looking to target the pelagic predators of the deep, or spend more time inshore piling up your Roosterfish count!
Come experience for yourself why Herradura is on so many anglers bucket list! Our local crew has spent their whole lives fishing off the coast and will effortlessly put you on a variety of Costa Rican game fish. Acrobatic Sailfish, ferocious Roosterfish, and trophy sized Marlin are at your fingertips, book today to let us help you make memories that will last a lifetime!
Herradura Bay, Costa Rica, Puntarenas
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Trips start at $700
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30' Center Console
250 HP engine(s)
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Capt. Dan Ross
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