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Mad Marlin Sportfishing - CLOSED

Marina Pez Vela, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Awesome.

These guys know what they're doing. Chartered a boat for a 3/4 day of fishing. We caught 9... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2014
highper
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Victoria, British Colombia
Thrill of a lifetime

Always wanted to catch a sailfish, & the Mad Marlin crew did not disappoint. We took our 3 boys... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2014
William C
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Gainesville, Florida
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Manuel Antonio Sportfishing: The top Sportfishing Experience to those seeking Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado, Tuna. Our fleet of boats including this 32' Custom Sportfisher offers Full Day, 3/4 day, 1/2 day offshore and Inshore for the top Sportfishing day here in Manuel Antonio.All New Top of the Line Penn International Fishing Equipment. Full Day Tours include, Lunch, Snacks, beverages and Ice Cold Beer. Bilingual Crew. Offering the best Manuel Antonio Fishing Prices
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Apr 3, 2014
“Awesome.”
Mar 26, 2014
“Thrill of a lifetime”
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Marina Pez Vela, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

These guys know what they're doing. Chartered a boat for a 3/4 day of fishing. We caught 9 Sailfish (my wife caught 3 and brought them in!) and 1 dorado. Cold drinks, nice sandwich for lunch and 'Mako' and the Captain were great guys. Will...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Always wanted to catch a sailfish, & the Mad Marlin crew did not disappoint. We took our 3 boys (ages 12, 8 & 6 years old) on a full day charter, and I worried that they would get bored, tired, cranky, seasick, etc. That was...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2014

We had a great time on the Mad Marlin fishing for several days with Gary and Mako. (Captain and 1st mate.) Caught 13 sail fish and one dorado. Mako makes a great sandwich, the only bad part was I had to out it down to...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We chartered the Mad Marlin for three days w captain Glenn and first mate Mako and we had a blast. Boat was comfortable and provided a good amount of shade for us winter-weary northerners. First day we released 10 Pacific Sailfish. Second day inshore we...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2014

This was our first offshore fishing excursion and we heard Costa Rica was the place to go. Looking at all the choices and trying to figure out which service is best from all the websites is overwhelming. Everyone sounds just great. Ultimately we settled on...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Mad marlin fishing made my Costa Rica experience. There's nothing like catching a sailfish, and the six of us caught 7 sailfish and 2 mahi mahi. The captain and first mate made sure we were comfortable with all the pineapple, watermelon, beer, soda, water we...More

Thank Chad H
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Excellent trip. All involved were very nice, we caught three sailfish and two dorado, the Captain and mate were first class. We highly recommend this boat and will use them again when we return.

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Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is our 2nd trip with Mad Marlin Fishing in the last 3 years. We traveled the first week of April 2013. As always, we are completely impressed and satisfied with the group. Leeann is always super helpful with any suggestions or recommendations we need...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2013

Just returned from a great sport fishing trip to Costa Rica. Glen (the captain) was great and Tio, the first mate worked tirelessly to make sure we had a successful and enjoyable outing. We caught three sailfish, mahi mahi, and wahoo on our offshore outing....More

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Reviewed 26 April 2013

I fished on the Mad Marlin 3 out of the 4 days that I was in Costa Rica and it was a great experience. We caught several sailfish, a wahoo, a mahi mahi, and some rooster fish. The captain (Glen) and first-mate (Tio) were awesome....More

Thank Robb W
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