We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great time”

Diablo Sportfishing
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Owner operated fishing charter. Captain Kevin Malone is a USCG Licensed master Captain, IGFA certified and has a lifetime of fishing experience. Top of the line professional gear, tackle, electronics and safety equipment. Offshore, Inshore trips and Whale, dolphin and turtle tours as well. Full or 1/2 day.
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Had a great day on the water with Kevin. Great captain, great guy to fish with, put me on fish, what more can I say? Next time I'm in the area I'll go with him again for a full day.

Thank randompilotguy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (34)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

27 - 31 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2014

Went out with Captain Kevin for the second time this past January. Captain Kevin had us on the sailfish about 30 miles offshore. He is on the water daily and has some of the best intel in the area on where the fish are. Within 5 minutes of trolling we hooked up into a 150 lb. Sailfish. Captain Kevin did an excellent job both running the boat during the fight and coaching the novice angler in boating the fish. He also did an awesome job getting pictures of us with the fish once it was brought in. We stayed out another 3 hours and went 5 for 6 on Sails, with Captain Kevin doing a fantastic job running the boat as the action got fast and heavy. Saw a bunch of sea turtles and finning fish as well. Truly amazing day, Captain Kevin is laid back, fun, and knowledgeable and I look forward to going out with him again.

Thank Marciel R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 February 2014

My buddies and I went out with Kevin while on my bachelor party in January. From someone used to the 5ft chop, cold weather and 4 hour runs of fishing off the coast of NE USA, it is easy to say this was the top fishing experience of my life. We went off shore about 30 miles in search of sailfish. Kevin's prowess as a captain was quickly apparent as we were on the fish almost immediately after the lines went in the water. We eventually went 4 for 5 on sails in just over 3 hours. It was almost non stop action. Kevin did a great job of not only running the boat admist the chaos of trolling, but ensured that everyone on the was involved and having fun.

If you want everything done for you and the fish basically swim to the boat while lounging on a yacht, go up to los suenos and drop $2K. If you want to chase sailfish in CR the right way and have the time of your life, call Kevin and book a trip immediately. You will not regret it.

Thank Michael D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 February 2014

I am a life-long fisherman but more of the Rocky Mountain trout variety. I didn't know what to expect of my first deep sea fishing experience but I could tell we were in great hands as soon as we met Kevin. Not only is he a super nice buy but he's also a great captain and fisherman. I honestly didn't know he'd be taking me, my son, my friend and his son 25 miles out to sea but he definitely took us where the fish were. Withing 20 minutes we had tied into a 40 pound mahi mahi that unfortunately pulled off a few feet from the boat (for which we owed the wives and kids a nice seafood dinner out in Dominical). A bit later in the the day, however, we landed our first 110 pound Sailfish and then another an hour later of the same size. Can't complain about that day of fishing! I'll be back and I will definitely head out with Captain Kevin again! I could not give him a higher recommendation. You can't go wrong.

Thank Hack445
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 April 2013

My wife and I went fishing with Kevin Feb 2012. I caught my first HUGE sailfish. We enjoyed it so much, in February 2013 we returned with our two boys(9&7). On our second trip we raised 4 big sailfish, and caught 3 Dorado(mahi mahi), yummy. The largest Mahi, which my wife caught, was over 50 lbs. The seas were calm, the fishing was hot, and our kids loved it. Not only did we catch great fish, we saw hundreds of dolphins and easily dozens of sea turtles. Playa Dominicalito is a rare treasure. Go fishing with Kevin while you are in Costa Rica, you will not regret it.

1  Thank Matt W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Diablo Sportfishing also viewed

Dominical, Province of Puntarenas
 
Costa Rica, Central America
Uvita, Province of Puntarenas
 

Been to Diablo Sportfishing? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing