Quepos Fishing Charters

With its world-class fishing grounds, expert guides, and the promise of trophy catches, Quepos invites you to be part of an angling legacy where every moment is a story waiting to be told

Sportfishing Charters in Quepos 

Quepos Fishing Charters

Embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure in Quepos

Are you ready to enjoy the best fishing experience of your lifetime? Fishing in Quepos is thrilling, challenging, and exciting. Here at Quepos Fishing Charters, we have packages to suit all people, whether you are a novice or experienced angler, and all budgets.

Our excursions will take you to the best Quepos fishing spots, both inshore and offshore, so you can make the most of what this beautiful location offers. With everything from Roosterfish and Red Snapper to Marlin and Dorado, you can be sure of a fascinating and fun day.

Marina Pez Vela Fishing Boats and Yachts

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Fishing for Tuna in Quepos on a 45ft Charter

The Fishing Adventure

There are many species to test your wits against while fishing in Quepos. Not only does this mean that fishing can be enjoyed all year round, but it also means that there is always a new challenge to take pleasure in. Marlin is a popular fish out here, with three different types: Blue, Black, and Striped. If you want a tough fight, this is a remarkable species to try and hook, weighing anything from 200 lbs. to as big as 800 lbs.! There is also Dorado and Roosterfish, both providing a difficult challenge. Experienced anglers often go straight for the Roosterfish. This fish is massive in length, reaching up to 6 ft.! You then have Wahoo and Yellowfin Tuna. The latter can be very deceiving. Don’t let the size of this fish deceive you. They may be small, but they are strong as well.

If you are an inexperienced angler or have never been fishing, you may feel somewhat overwhelmed, but there is no need. Our team is highly experienced. We know the Quepos fishing waters like the back of our hand. We will help you every step of the way. Perhaps we will start you off with Sailfish? This is a popular fish in Quepos. It is not as challenging to catch as the other fish that have been mentioned. Nonetheless, there is still a lot of fun to be had. Once you hook a Sailfish, they put on an incredible display, which is fascinating to watch.

Wahoo Fish Quepos
Quepos Fishing

We are incredibly passionate about fishing here at Quepos Fishing Charters. We know that Quepos is one of the best fishing locations in the world, and we want you to experience what it is all about. Our diverse packages are designed to give you the full taste of fishing in Quepos. Let’s not forget not only will the fish be the highlight, but you will also have the sun shining down and the beautiful backdrop of the enchanting rainforest and the golden sands. It truly is an out-of-this-world experience.

Quepos Sportfishing

Quepos is among the world’s top destinations for sportfishing. If you believe the surrounding beauty of the Manuel Antonio National Park and the offshore area is overwhelming, imagine how you will feel catching a giant blue marlin! Quepos sportfishing prices are quite reasonable and depend on how many people are in your group, where you go, the quality and size of the sportfishing boat leaving the Marina Pez Vela, the equipment, the crew’s expertise, and the season. Quepos fishing captains usually consider a half-day of fishing to be about 4 hours on the water, and a full day of fishing is about 8 hours on the water.

Fishing Trip in Quepos Costa Rica
Fishing Trip in Quepos Costa Rica

On the morning of a typical trip, the captain will send a driver to your hotel or local breakfast eatery to pick you up and take you to the Quepos main pier. All of the captains in the Quepos fleet provide food and beverages onboard, so you only need a few personal items like sunglasses, sunscreen, and your lucky fishing hat. After being whisked to your boat aboard a dinghy, your captain will take you offshore for marlin and sailfish or inshore for roosterfish, dorado, and snook. Whichever trip you choose, Estrella Tour works with the highest quality operators in the Quepos and Manuel Antonio area to ensure an exhilarating, once-in-a-lifetime experience for the best possible value.


Sportfishing Seasons

When to fish in the area!

mahi mahi

Dorado - Mahi

Dorador or Mahi Mahi can be fished year-round in Costa Rica, from May to September and then again from Midle of October to December. The period from May to September coincides with Costa Rica’s winter, often called the rainy, low, or green season.

Wahoo Fish Quepos


Not abundant, but an occasional Wahoo may be taken at any time. It can be caught between May and October while trolling for sailfish.

Fishing For Tuna


Yellowfin range in size from football size to 300 pounds peak in schools in July and August and November and December.

Fishing in June in Costa Rica: Los Suenos Roosterfish


This region has big roosters and they can be caught virtually any month of the year. Some weigh nearly 100 pounds but they average 30 pounds.

costa rica fishing for sail fish


The best time to fish for sailfish in Quepos, Costa Rica, is from January to April, with December also being a prime month. This period is considered the peak season for sailfish in the region, offering excellent opportunities for anglers.

marlin Fishing


Marlin, Blue Marlin is the most common of the Marlins. peak in November and December, as well as March and April. Black Marlin are most abundant in July and August, and few Striped Marlin are around at the same time.

Sea Fishing: Red Sananper Fish


The best time to fish for snapper in Quepos, Costa Rica is from January to July. Snapper is available year-round in Costa Rica, known for having some of the best snapper fishing in the world. This non-migratory resident snapper can be found on both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Costa Rica throughout the yea

Snook Caught


Almost all year round, but the best time to fish for Snook in Quepos, Costa Rica, is from July to November. This period is ideal for targeting common and Pacific black snook, as these months offer abundant opportunities to catch these species.

Book Your Fishing Charter Now!

Expert Guides: Our seasoned captains know these waters like the back of their hands. They’ll take you to the hottest fishing spots, ensuring you reel in the catch of a lifetime.

USA & Canada Toll-free 1-800-507-9476

Local: +506 8310 8393

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