The Best Billfishing, Anywhere.

Bucket list single & multi-day offshore billfish charters out of Quepos, Costa Rica.

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Looking for the best offshore billfishing charters Costa Rica has to offer?

Discover Southern Escapes Sport Fishing – located in the stunning coastal town of Quepos, Costa Rica, renowned as the Billfish capital of the world! We’re a veteran owned & family operated fishing charter and pride ourselves on being the most affordable option while offering more than the competition. We have real-time, in-motion Starlink access anywhere our boat goes so guests can make calls, use the internet, and send pictures while aboard.

Our range of conventional offshore fishing charters and fly fishing options includes half-day, full-day, and multi-day/overnight marlin trips to the Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD), as well as all tournaments sponsored at Marina Pez Vela. If you’re looking for something more family-friendly, we offer excursions to Isle of Tortuga for a fun day on the beach and some great snorkeling, or perhaps a day inshore rooster and snook fishing.

Many guests visit Quepos, Costa Rica specifically for the fishing, and we’re well-versed in assisting travelers with finding lodging and non-fishing activities between charters.

With a seasoned team boasting decades of experience, our staff – from captains to mates – is dedicated to assisting anglers of all levels. At Southern Escapes Sport Fishing, our profound passion for fishing is reflected in every aspect of what we offer. Join us for an unforgettable fishing experience and get hooked up with Southern Escapes!

Let’s Make Your Trip “O-fish-ial”

Quepos, Costa Rica Billfishing is truly epic. We appreciate your interest in fishing with Southern Escapes and we’re happy to answer any questions or assist in booking your offshore fishing adventure.

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“Hey! Thanks for stopping by Southern Escapes Sport Fishing. We appreciate your interest in fishing with us! Our crew has an intimate knowledge of the billfishing scene out of Quepos, Costa Rica. Our crew is fun-loving, but highly skilled and works hard for you on the water to put you in the best possible positions for checking that massive marlin off your bucket list. We love sharing the beauty of this area with our guests, and I hope we can share it with you, too.”

Stan Cook

Owner & Head Captain, Southern Escapes Sport Fishing

Charter Options

Book a day charter or string together multiple days/overnights with a customized Costa Rica billfishing package through Southern Escapes Sport Fishing.

Choose from full, three quarter, or half-day offshore fishing charters. Ask about our multi-day billfishing packages.

Double-digit Marlin hookups are common on our Fish Aggregate Device trips and take place 80-130 miles offshore.

Relax on the beach, hike in the jungle, jet ski the coastline, & more on our family-friendly Tortuga Island excursions.

Fishing In Quepos

Embark on a sport fishing adventure out of Quepos, Costa Rica, renowned for its world-class fishing grounds and the title of Billfish capital. The azure waters off the coast are teeming with an abundance of Marlin and other impressive billfish species. Anglers flock to these prolific waters to experience the thrill of hooking into Blue Marlin, Sailfish, and Striped Marlin, and Quepos specifically offers an unparalleled opportunity for anglers to target these iconic pelagic species.

The optimal time for booking Quepos Costa Rica fishing charters, is generally considered to be during the high season, which runs from December to April. This period coincides with the dry season when the weather is more stable, and the seas are calmer. These months are particularly favorable for targeting sought-after species like Marlin, Sailfish, and Dorado. However, it’s essential to note that Quepos offers excellent fishing opportunities year-round, with a variety of species available during different seasons. The green season, from May to November, can also yield impressive catches, including Roosterfish, Snapper, and Yellowfin Tuna, although weather conditions may be more unpredictable during this period. To tailor your fishing experience to specific species or preferences, reach out to our team and let us know your desired targets and time of year you’d like to visit.

Learn more about Quepos and our marina location below. 

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Whether you're vacationing in Quepos or traveling to Costa Rica specifically for a fishing trip, we're here to help create the perfect sport fishing experience.