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Wahoo Fishing & Tours

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Captain Pico is Awesome

Captain Pico made this experience awesome. He took us hand fishing and himself hooked a giant... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2015
Bbtripbb
love costa rica....

This has to be one of my most memorable trips on the water... could'nt ask for better people to... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2015
Mitch E
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Get your Pura Vida... wet! Join us for near and/or offshore fishing, dolphin and snorkeling trips, a sunset tour, or a booze cruise. Whether you're a hard core fisherman/woman, or just want to get on the water, we will work with you to design the best trip possible. All trips include fresh tropical fruits, cold drinks (water and something harder) and the exclusive Wahoo cookies. Tours over 4 hours include sandwiches and vegies. Our captain, Pino, was born and raised in Puerto Viejo. He knows the southern Caribe like you know your living room... it is his living room. He will delight you with his humor as he coaches you in the ways of traditional line fishing. If the water's right, he'll dive and find you a langosta for dinner. Rods, reels, bait and tackle included, as well as snorkeling equipment. Boat equipped with GPS, fishfinder, bimini top, fresh water shower, and PFD's. Find us on the beach across from The Parquecito and Tex Mex in Puerto Viejo. Put the Wahoo in your Costa Rica vacation!
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Captain Pico made this experience awesome. He took us hand fishing and himself hooked a giant barracuda. Great way to spend a half day in Puerto. Remember plenty of water and hats!! The whole family had fun.

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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Indeed Pino is the real deal, and like you, most of our guests are impressed with his sometimes unconventional strategies for getting the fish in the boat!

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

This has to be one of my most memorable trips on the water... could'nt ask for better people to fish with .. The seas had been rough for a few days but when they calmed down we got out and had a great time .....More

Thank Mitch E
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

Mitch, you guys were such fun. Having you on the boat and in the restaurant was as much fun for us as it was for you! If we had more room in our house we probably would have brought you home, too!! Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2014

My husband (an avid fisherman) and I went on an all day fishing trip while on our honeymoon and loved it!! We caught a couple of king fish, mackerel, and jacks and it was cooked for us on a private little beach by one of...More

2  Thank kwhits
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

We love honeymooners! Sometimes we call Wahoo the love boat, we seem to attract so many of them! As you point out, Pino is indeed a great guide and cook. September and October can be some of the most amazing seas, and we are so...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

The conditions were not ideal, but spending a day on the boat, experiencing Pino,our Captain and his dedication to cultural fishing techniques was something my husband & I will always take away a a special event in our trip to the southern Caribbean, Costa Rica.More

1  Thank audbobk
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

We agree, Pino is the best part of the adventure! I always wish i could control the seas, and of course, we always hope for a big catch for our guests. But I can always trust Pino will deliver a great adventure or at least...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

We went on the captains choice with Pino, Janet, and Travis from North Carolina. Janet was able to work out a shared trip for us with Travis. We had a beautiful day and Janet and Pino could not have been better hosts! We started off...More

3  Thank Charisse R
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

Thank you for the nice words! We really enjoyed our time with you both as well. You mention sharing the boat, and that day it worked out perfect! The trip was extra fun because of the great connection between guests who became fast friends. I...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

I had a chance to go out twice with Wahoo on my mot recent trip to Costa Rica. As always the owners and staff made it an amazing couple of days. There were two things in particular that made me want to review this trip...More

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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2014

Thank you Troy for the review. We are always happy to host you on the boat, and indeed over the years, you've become a bit like family to us. I know that Pino looks forward to your visits as he loves to entertain and impress...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2014

First off, I have to say that Janet at Wahoo was extremely helpful and responsive as I planned our trip the area, and even arranged a driver for us for transport from SJO to Playa Chiquita. Unfortunately, the boat they normally use was in need...More

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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2014

Thank you Dave for the honest and thoughtful review. We love this crazy wonderful slice of paradise, and yet, there are times that the remoteness challenges us in conducting our business to the caliber we would prefer. A mechanic arriving late, a part not in...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2013

My family and i enjoyed a great fishing trip with Wahoo fishingtours . It was my 36th birtday and the day could not have been more perfect. Quiet seas, great company, some great catch. Nick and Janet, the owners are the nicesest people you have...More

1  Thank elarbolcostarica
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2014

Thirty six??? You told us it was your 26th birthday... and we believed it!!! We enjoyed our day with you, your family and friends as well. Thank you for choosing us to celebrate with. It's always a treat to share this magical place with people...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2013

We went out on the best tour with Wahoo Fishing & Tours today! There were 7 us, and included 2 children. It was amazing! We caught a couple fish, saw a bunch of dolphins, had a wonderful time on a secluded beach for lunch and...More

Thank KathyC59
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2013

Thank you Kathy for the generous compliments. We take such delight in the enjoyment in sharing our boat with folks as wonderful as you all. Captain Pino takes absolute delight in watching his guests bring in fish and knows he's assuring another generation of fishermen!...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2013

I've been fishing with Wahoo as much as I can. I specifically return to CR to fish with Janet and Nick and Captain Pino. They will do whatever it takes to make your experience a good one, from the full blown all inclusive type trip...More

1  Thank Troy H
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Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2013

Ahhh, you're making me blush! Thank you for the kind review. It is always a treat to have you join us on the boat... besides, you are the magnet for the really big fish, so come, and come often, please!!! I know from conversations with...More

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Michelle S
16 December 2015|
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Response from Janick2010 | Property representative |
Michelle, my bad! This venue is a tough one for me to monitor. I hope you found us, and for THE NEXT TIME (there's always a next time once you discover the Caribe Sur) please contact us again.
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Pickleballers
21 October 2015|
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Response from Janick2010 | Property representative |
G'morning Scott, the seas are flat flat flat! Lago Caribeno yesterday, been catching macks and kings. With seas this flat though, the captain has also been diving. Kilo sized lobster and fist sized conches. We call these... More
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