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All-Inclusive Full Day Charter Aboard LORETTA

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    What to Expect
    You will have the most enjoyable and comfortable fishing tour. This full-day adventure begins with pickup at selected hotels. You will then head to the bay and board your charter. The captain, Adelso, has been fishing the Costa Rican waters his entire life and has become one of the most well respected captains in the waters off Guanacaste. He is a third generation Captain on local waters and will be with you at all times sharing his valuable knowledge.

    Other crew members will also accompany you on this tour including Mario who is one the the hardest working mates anywhere. From the moment you step aboard, he will ensure you have the best fishing experience ever. Your hosts, Rick and Jamie, have been best friends and fishing buddies for over 40 years and their commitment to customer service and guest satisfaction is second to none. Helping you land a great catch is their goal.

    Once you catch a fish, your catch will be meticulously cared for, as it will cleaned, bagged it and iced down within minutes of you landing it. Moreover, the safety standards followed throughout the tour are top-notch. All crew is CPR and first-aid certified and the boats are inspected by the Coast Guard to make sure they meet all safety requirements

    Enjoy a full-day adventure on these waters which attract diverse species of large billfish, anglers in search of marlins. You may also catch local and migrating species such as the rooster fish, yellow-fin tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo, amberjack, giant pacific dog snapper, among others. With your professional crew, you will learn the best sport fishing techniques and use the best quality equipment.

    Your tour is all-inclusive so you will be able to enjoy snacks, unlimited beverages, a delicious lunch and use all equipment. The boat is spacious and comfortable with indoor/private restrooms and great areas to relax and enjoy.

    Our eco-friendly approach and our commitment to protect the environment are also a priority. It is the protection of our waters that will ensure future generations can enjoy the same bounty we do. We recommend catch and release. Pricing is per boat with up to 7 passengers to ensure a comfortable experience.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    We pick you up by boat from the nearest beach to your residence.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • Beverages (bottled water, light refreshments, beer, soft drinks)
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Professional guide
    • Bait
    • All necessary equipment
    • Pick up by boat from your nearest beach
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities (optional but customary)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Note: Price displayed is per boat for up to 4 guests. Additional guests are $50 each, maximum 7 although 6 or fewer is better.
    • Note: Arrangements can be made for pick up outside the pickup zone for a small fee. Please contact the local tour operator upon booking for more information
    • Fishing license required. Incopesca, the governing body of the Sport Fishing Industry in Costa Rica, now requires individuals to have their own fishing licenses as opposed to generic 30 day licenses we used to be able to purchase and provide for our guests. They are requiring each passenger to have one and carry their passport while on charter for verification. An electronic copy on your cell phone is fine and a passport copy showing the front page and date stamp is fine as well.IF the Coast Guard boards your charter and you do not have the license or are unable to verify your identity in accordance with the license, your charter will be directed back to shore. Here is the link to the Incopesca website page where you can purchase your licenses for $15/guest. It is secure and a government website.... https://www.incopesca.go.cr/carnets/tramites/solicitudtraducido.aspx You click ADD then enter the requested information. Repeat for each person on the boat for your charter or each person can do their own. After you have entered everybody and pay they will email you a copy or you can download from the screen right after payment. Sometime the website is quirky so don't wait til the last minute. There's a button to switch to English on the top right corner. For city, province and postal code us Liberia, Guanacaste, 50503.You click ADD then enter the requested information. Repeat for each person on the boat for your charter or each person can do their own. After you have entered everybody and pay they will email you a copy or you can download from the screen right after payment.
    • OUR CANCELLATION POLICY: There will be a 15% cancellation fee of the price of the charter for cancellations made more than 2 weeks prior to the confirmed charter. Charters cancelled within 2 weeks prior to the confirmed time are NON-REFUNDABLE unless we can fill the date, which we will try our best to do.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The crew ended up putting us on a yellowfin as requested which was great! But after that we trolled for 4 hours in the same spot and nothing! We decided we were going to go in shore and do some fishing, but we ended up...More

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    Rick G, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Ashley, I'll recap everything I explained to you in the email I sent you last week. Sorry you were disappointed with your charter. As of January 1st 2019 we are no longer allowed to remove Billfish from the water for pictures...its the law. It...More

    Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

    My wife and I came to CR for a getaway, and wanted to get in a day of fishing. I searched the web a lot, and came across Rick Graham and Dream On Sportfishing. After reading all the great reviews, and talking with Rick, I...More

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    ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2019

    Thank you for the great review Joe! I'm very happy that you had such a great day. That one Wahoo was the biggest of the season so far. Spending some time leaving a review helps other travelers and Dream On Sport Fishing as well. The...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

    My family and I (my wife and I, our 8 year old son and grandma) booked the half day fishing with the excursion on the island in the afternoon. Rick was great and so was the crew on the boat. We caught several fish and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2019

    Thanks Jake! It was a pleasure having you and your family aboard :) I really appreciate this review as I was able to spend the day with you and make some new friends. See you next time! Pura Vida :)

    Reviewed 19 December 2018

    I can't really contain the joy and excitement that my father and I experienced on December 9, 2018. I told Rick when I contacted him in July that I wanted an experience of a lifetime and he absolutely came through. I know he has no...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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    ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Hey Jared! Great review, thank you :) That was an incredible day for sure! I'm so glad we came through and the fish co-operated. I recall when you booked that you mentioned this was intended to be the fishing trip of a lifetime....glad we could...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2018

    My wife and I were with Dream On Sport Fishing again this past November 27th 2018. We have fished with them many times and this time was no different. Perfect hosts, good food and drinks and the crew did all they could to entice what...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank ricks-replicas
    ricktgraham, Owner at Dream On Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

    Thanks for the review Rick! As always, it was a pleasure to have you out fishing. The crew and I really appreciate you two and your review :) Until next time amigo! I love my Rooster mount by the way...she's beautiful! Pura Vida Rick

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    It can be as short as 45 min. it all depends on what you are going fishing for.
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