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Mar 1 Sport fishing Quepos Day Trips

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Address: Quepos, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 3605662339

Mar 1 Sport fishing Quepos, Costa Rica Offshore, In-shore fishing or...

Mar 1 Sport fishing Quepos, Costa Rica Offshore, In-shore fishing or complete Holiday packages.

We offer a great variety of boats to suit all of your fishing needs and budgets, from offshore, in-shore and mangrove fishing we have the right boat for you. These great boat options are offered in single or multiple day charters and packages, overnight trips and night fishing - we have something for you.

Our complete Holiday packages will give you that stress free fishing get away that you are looking for, just let us know how long you plan to stay and how many days you would like to fish and we will look after all of the details. These holiday packages include transportation, accommodation, fishing, other tours and we can even look after you flights to Costa Rica for you as well.

For more info on our charters, holiday packages, what we catch or latest fishing report please follow the link to our website above.

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Honeymoon fishing

Captain Ricardo and his first mate Rudy made our "honeymoon fishing trip" unforgettable. We fished Inshore for a half day and caught 5 species of fish ensuring that we would not... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
Steve R
Houston, Texas, United States
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We caught fish, mostly Maui. At the end of the trip the mate announced they were keeping half the fish because " that is the way we do it in Costa Rica". We have been on several other charters and tat is not the way it is done.

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MarkinQuepos, Owner at Mar 1 Sport fishing Quepos Day Trips, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you had an issue sharing your fish, this is very typical and this reviewer has had this situation in the past as 2 out of his 3 reviews are regarding the same issue. The reason for this is that a lot of the time clients take all of the fish and most of it goes... More 

Houston, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Captain Ricardo and his first mate Rudy made our "honeymoon fishing trip" unforgettable. We fished Inshore for a half day and caught 5 species of fish ensuring that we would not go hungry for the remaining 6 days of our stay in Costa Rica. These guys were personable, helpful, easy to enjoy and we all had a good time doing... More 

Thank Steve R
Charleston, wv
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I took my wife to Costa Rica for her 40th birthday. Her birthday wish? To land a Pacific Sailfish. We stayed at The Gaia resort just outside Quepos for an extended weekend. I chartered the Mar1 in an effort to make her wish come true. We arrived at Marina Pez Vela at 6:45 as instructed, purchased our CR licenses and... More 

Thank 68Trout
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I booked two days of fishing with Merlin. Even though we did not catch a fish it was awesome. They did everything they could for us to catch a fish, luck was not on our side but that's fishing!!!

Thank Patricia C
Pleasant Prairie
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This was a belated graduation present for my grandson. My son and I were in Costa Rica 2 yeas ago and used Mat 1 Sportfishing then. Mark did an excellent job making sure every thing we asked for was met, Mark hooked us with "cowboy" out of Quepos a great boat for sail fishing the crew works very hard to... More 

Thank Burton Z
Milton Freewater, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2015

In March of 2013 my dad accompanied me to Costa Rica where I was getting dental work. We also planned a trip to Quepos where we used Mat 1 Sportfishing on the only day available to get in some fishing. Mark set us up with the "Cowboy" and my father and I had 5 fish in the spread, 4 hooked... More 

Thank Burton Z
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Fantastic day out with Merlin and the crew for a full days offshore fishing. We booked it via our hotel (Hotel Parador), collected on time at 7am to be taken down to Quepos harbour - by 8.30 the crew were in full swing and we were fishing. It took about an hour to get our first bite, which I proceeded... More 

Thank cormac1690
Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We were booking tours, hotels and car rentals for our holidays when we came across Mar 1 Sport fishing in Quepos which was one of our stops so we booked a day fishing to start off our holiday. We had an amazing day deep sea fishing with 8 sailfish and 1 really big mahimahi we took for supper. Just a... More 

Thank Jody J
Kalispell, Montana
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I booked a trip with Mark at Mar 1 Sportfishing on the 11th of February. Do to bad luck (auto accident; NOT our fault) we missed our departure time by several hours. Mark rescheduled us on a different boat for the next day and a-fishing we did go!! First of all the three man crew was great. They greeted us... More 

Thank The_Blue_Eyed_Bear
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Thanks for Captein Merlin and Mark and all other boys. You just know how to do fishing! We game Costa Rica to get sailfish. We and we did it nice!!!!!

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