Costa Rica fishing charters for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin and Roosterfish in Golfito

Extended Overnight Conventional & Fly Fishing to Golfito, Costa Rica & Hannibal Bank, Panama aboard 60' Sportfishing Yacht. Amazing Offshore Bill Fishing

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Thumper Bluewater Expeditions is based in tropical Golfito, Costa Rica fishing for Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, and Pacific Sailfish on the famous Pacific’s Billfishing grounds from Golfito to Hannibal Bank. Other species encountered include: swordfish, huge yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, wahoo and inshore world record roosters. If you are looking for the ultimate lite tackle challenge, spinning, standup conventional or fly fishing, we have your MARLIN!

From our world champion Marlin on the Fly, Capt. Abraham Conception and IGFA Captain of the Year, to our luxury 60’ Mikelson Sportfish, we have your MARLIN! We offer 3 day over-night expeditions to the prolific CR seamounts. If you are looking for an even longer stay we provide custom expeditions to the jurassic park of sport fishing, Hannibal Bank. Don’t miss out on these wonderful opportunities to fish the calm Costa Rican and Panamanian waters.

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Captain Harry Glah owns Thumper Bluewater Expeditions. Harry honed his skills in the canyons of the Atlantic East Coast. Winner of the 2002 Ocean City Tuna Tournament Harry has also participated in 2 IGFA Offshore World Championship events. Moving his yacht to CR in 2006 he now specializes in the pinnacle of our sport lite tackle billfishing.


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"Thumper" is a 61’-4”loa luxury sportfish custom built by Mikelson Yachts of San Diego. Design is by famed naval architect Tom Fexas for the long range Pacific Fishery.

Equipped with:

  • All USCG Safety equipment.
  • Satellite phone
  • Charter insurance through Lloyd's
  • 2 Private State Rooms will hot water showers
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Full kitchen and bar
  • Twin Diesel Gensets and Mains
  • 1200 Gallon Fuel / 300 Gallon Freshwater
  • Huge Live Well and Tuna Tubes
  • All IGFA Tackle (including fly)thumper 5

World Champion Marlin on the Fly

Thumper Bluewater Expeditions has aboard a fly rod World Champion Abraham Conception. Abraham is aboard to help anglers who want to learn the dance of fly fishing for billfish or to perfect your saltwater fly fishing skills. We carry all appropriate saltwater fly fishing equipment. Thumper’s conventional tackle record for one day is 17 Marlin releases. This included 15 Blue and 2 Black Marlin. Come aboard to fish with the most talented crew in the most comfortable accommodations in Costa Rica!


thumper 6Thumper Bluewater Expedition Packages

All Offshore packages are custom to fit your schedule and fishing preferences. We can offer in addition to the World’s Hottest Light Tackle Billfishing, Center Console Inshore for guided Rooster and other exotic inshore species for which Golfito is famous. Please check IGFA record book for area concentration of world records. Golfito is #1.

Thumper is available for customized family expeditions that cater to diverse family interests such as beach and surfing trips, scuba diving expeditions to offshore islands, and more. Also, we have available a myriad of onshore activities such as day spas, romantic private tree house bungalows, waterfall hikes, or tour the 950 acre Wilson Botanical Gardens. Across the bay lies the Osa, Central America’s equivalent of Yellowstone. From hiking, ziplining, finding exotic tropical birds and animals to luxury resort life.

Everything to make your trip an experience of a lifetime. Come to the end of the world. You’ll never forget it.

Contact us with your requirements and we’ll give you a quote.

All packages include airport pick up, meals, full bar, and lodging when aboard Thumper. Also all licenses, permits, insurance, plus of course all appropriate IGFA tackle.

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Come fish in beautiful Costa Rica and Panama aboard with a World Record holder. Book your trip now before it's too late!