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21 Jun 2018
“Good charter”
16 Oct 2018
“Mahi-mahi Fishing”
Zapata's Fishing is a local own company dedicated to the Catch & Release sport fishing in Quepos, Costa Rica.With more than 15 years experience Captain Roy is not your only but the best choice to fish In Shore.
Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica, Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 8731 5284
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Great trip but unfortunately rained. Did have a blue marlin strike. Definitely recommend Roy. Have you him before.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne R
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a half day with Roy. The boat is comfortable but has no canopy. Roy definitely knows the area. Put us on rooster fish and jack crevalle.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rustyroland
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Capt Roy had me on Roosterfish the whole trip. We caught super live bait and using light tackle I caught 9 Roosterfish and some long skinny fish. The roosterfish fight and zing the drag and bend the pole. Not sure why some previous commenters were...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Rob T
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Roy did an outstanding job og putting us on snook. I resonally caught a 43 inch snook that we cooked later that evening. One of the best tasting fish I have ever had.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank gowiththeflowatl
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Its not your luxury fishing trip, his boat is simple, no roof and and can not pull a huge fish, but you get the thrills of fishing with a local fishermen for a very reasonable price. We went twice and took advantage of fishing, whale...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Evgueni I
Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

My buddies and i were hanging out when roy asked us to go with him, he convinced us by showing us pics he "took". Those mustve benn someone elaes bc all we caught were bait fish. He didnt really know qhere to fish or how...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Trip4life007
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Long story short...Roy might be a decent commercial fisherman in his own boat, but he's no fishing guide for paying clients in a safe boat. After having gone on many adventures all over the world, this was one of the worst and unsafest experiences ever....More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank advntr7
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We Had good time with Roy today. Low tide had boat stuck in the channel when we arrived. We helped Roy get the boat unstuck and off to catch bait and start fishing.We caught 3 nice snook in the 10-15lb range, 3 Small jacks (but...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank blueH2Ofishing
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We have fished with Rudy Zapata 3 different years since 2010 and usually at least 3 times while we are there. We really love the Zapata brothers fishing, very reasonable and know how to catch the fish. When you fish with Rudy you never know...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Luv2FishAlways
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Capt Roy and his mate Rudy (brother) are phenomenal, two local guys who have grown up here with a family that goes back generations in fishing the area. Nothing fancy here, boat is about 25' long, no cover from the sun so wear your sunscreen....More

1  Thank dougandjan
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