SPORT FISHING DRAKE BAY COSTA RICA
70 WORLD RECORDS SET WITHIN JUST 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF DRAKE BAY
$550 PER PERSON FOR 1/2 DAY
$1,050 PER PERSON FOR FULL DAY REEL TIME
$1,200 PER PERSON FOR FULL DAY OFFSHORE
ABOUT THE FISHING CHARTER
Drake Bay has long held a special allure for fishing enthusiasts, with waters teeming with an astonishing variety of marine life. With over 70 registered world records in proximity, it stands testament to the region's exceptional fishing experience. This diverse marine habitat houses both inshore and offshore species, from the majestic Roosterfish to the mighty Marlin. Journey with us to tap into this underwater treasure, as we help you navigate through the world-class fishing spots, guided by seasoned captains who've known these waters since childhood.
- Professional fishing gear and equipment
- Expert local guide and captain
- Refreshments and snacks on half-day trips
- Lunch on full-day excursions
- Expert guidance from seasoned captains familiar with the waters
- Opportunities to see marine life such as whales, dolphins, and sea turtles
- Tailored fishing experience based on angler’s preference
- Departure from Copa De Arbol
- Full-day trip: 7 am – 4 pm
- Half-day trip: 5 hours
- Suitable for both novice anglers and experienced fly-rodders
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- Choice between 2 fully equipped sport fishing boats
- Prices based on maximum group size (4 for Reel Time, 5 for Offshore). We don’t “share” boats, but your lodge might help group you.
- Half-day trips come with beverages and snacks. Full-day trips also include a homemade lunch.
100% charge for no-show or cancellation within 30 days of arrival or 90 days for holiday season. Cancellations made prior to these windows will incur a $100 per person fee.
Do we need prior fishing experience?
No, our tours cater to both beginners and experienced anglers.
How far do we go out on the boats?
It varies. Offshore trips can be 15-25 miles out, while inshore trips are closer to the coast.
What fish can we expect to catch?
Depending on the season, expect a range from Roosterfish, Mackerel, Sailfish, Marlin, to Tuna and more.
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SPORT FISHING TOUR ITINERARY
Your Adventure Begins at 7 AM
Copa De Arbol
Your exciting day begins at Copa De Arbol Resorts and Hotels, where our team will welcome you and guide you to the boat.
Setting the Hook
Drake Bay Waters
The boat smoothly navigates the waters, renowned for their abundance in marine life. As we cruise, our experienced captain will share insights, personal stories, and tips for maximizing the day’s catch.
Chasing the Big Ones
For those looking to land the giants like Sailfish, Marlin, and Mahi-Mahi, we head 15-25 miles off the coast. Feel the thrill as you battle these ocean titans, with our team assisting and guiding you throughout.
Lunch with a View
After a morning of intense fishing, relax and savor a homemade lunch on board, with the vast ocean as your backdrop.
Near Isla Violines and Sierpe River’s Mouth
As the day progresses, we head closer to the coast, targeting Snook, Roosterfish, Mackerel, and more. The breathtaking scenery complements the exciting fishing experience.
Memories Made and a Day Well Spent
Return to Copa De Arbol
Around 4 PM, we make our way back to Copa De Arbol, with stories to tell, photos to share, and memories that will last a lifetime.
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Discover Drake Bay, Costa Rica, an untouched gem of biodiversity where rainforests meet crystal-clear waters, offering a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, unique wildlife, and local culture, all waiting to be explored.
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From humble beginnings as a 4-room rainforest hideaway to a newly constructed resort, hotel owners Jason & Mike have lived on this property for over 25 years. In doing so they have built a strong knowledge and understanding of the area and the challenges it faces. As a result, Jason & Mike are fully committed to a holistic approach in the way they interact with the resort staff, the local community, and the environment.
EXPERIENCE THE TRANQUILITY OF DRAKE BAY COSTA RICA
Copa De Arbol’s mission is to protect this delicate and magical area by establishing partnerships with Costa Rican conservationist while employing local staff so that they may earn a living by protecting their lands rather than depleting its resources. In addition to providing jobs with opportunities for growth, education, and a profit-sharing program, we help nurture opportunities for locals to establish their own businesses. Where possible and appropriate, we try to enhance our guest’s stay with new local offerings ~ Pura Vida!
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