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Fish Drake Bay - Reel Escape

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+1 855-372-5322
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Fishing at its best!

Fantastic day out fishing on Reel Escape. Captain Willy and his crew were superb, had great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lyubo l
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
First class operation!

Thanks so much to Captain Willy and his crew, and also to Mark who managed the booking and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
San Francisco, California
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Fish Drake Bay is the Premier Sport Fishing Company in Drake Bay and the Osa Peninsula. We offer the Reel Escape - a 35 ft. luxury sport-fishing yacht with air-conditioning and a full size bathroom, and the Reel Time - a new 26 ft. center console with a 250 hp Yamaha 4-stroke engine. We have the best captain and mates in Drake Bay and all top of the line equipment. We offer in-shore, bottom fishing and offshore trips. We are happy to customize the trip of your dreams.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day out fishing on Reel Escape. Captain Willy and his crew were superb, had great knowledge about the area. Guaranteed you are going to catch fish! The boat is kept spotless too. Highly recommend

1  Thank lyubo l
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Thanks so much to Captain Willy and his crew, and also to Mark who managed the booking and logistics so professionally. We had an amazing day on the Reel Escape and will be returning for more fun. I would highly recommend a trip with this...More

Thank GuyInSF2017
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We so enjoyed in shore fishing on our trip to CR in February (in Golfito), that we decided to book again- this time off of Drake Bay with Reel Escape. We had discussed our specific requests with Captain Willy (first, we wanted sashimi, then we...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Our family is from Florida, so we do a lot of blue water fishing. We chartered a 1/2 day fishing trip with Captain Willy on Reel Escape with our 2 boys (ages 10&11). The crew and Captain Willy were awesome! We trolled a few areas...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The waters around Cano Island are a fantastic fishery and the Reel Escape is the boat to rent. Captain Willy can find the fish, but more importantly he loves seeing his customers have fishing success. He may have been more excited than us! Great experience.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We booked the Cano snorkel / fishing combo and were absolutely blown away. I was with my wife and 5yr old daughter. We didn't want to commit to a full day snorkel tour with a large group because our daughter is not an experienced snorkeler,...More

Thank markbala17
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I went fishing with Captain Willie and crew three times during a 5-day vacation in Drake because it was JUST THAT GOOD. Captain Willie is extremely knowledgable of the local waters (which makes sense as he is Drake Bay born and bred)...More

Thank kelseao782
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have fished in Costa Rica few times before. Always got some big sailfish, tunas and eventually some monster marlin. At this time I wanted my family to experience that feeling. So we decided to go to Drake bay. I was recommended by other captains...More

Thank ferreview
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Arrived in Costa Rica with one mission...my wife wanted to catch something bigger than her. Met up with Capt Willie and he said he could make it happen! Spent 3 days fishing with him and he more than met our expectations! Caught 7 sailfish on...More

1  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There you are standing in the stern of the Reel Escape sport fishing boat in Drake Bay, Costa Rica with rod and reel securely in your hands. Suddenly you get a hit and in a matter of seconds over 400 feet of line spools off...More

Thank rooster314
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4 March 2016|
Response from FishDrakeBay | Property representative |
Hello we have two charter boats available the Reel Time a 26ft center console is $450/half day and $750/ full day. The Reel Escape is a 35 ft CABO yacht with air conditioning and is $750 / half and $1400/ full.