Posted on Aug 12, 2017

Costa Rica Fishing - Sportfishing Charters

Costa Rica, with two oceans, inland lakes, rivers and canals, makes some of the best fishing in the world. Fishing tournaments are held here every year and record setting fish are usually caught. The Pacific Coast offers some of the best deep sea fishing in the world just 12 miles offshore. Less than 200 miles away is the Caribbean sea where rivers meet the sea. Here you can find record snook and tarpon as well as a many other varieties of tropical and game fish. In-between are countless rivers and lakes to complete an incredible fishing experience.

What are the fish varieties here?

Some of the fish you will find in Costa Rica are Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna Dolphin and Wahoo. The list just goes on and on. Its common to catch 12 Sailfish a day on the Pacific coast and as many as 50 Sailfish is not unheard of.

How big are they?

Sailfish can be up to 150 lbs. Tie onto a 800 lb Marlin. Dolphin Wahoo and Tuna are frequently in the 200 pound range. Want to fight fish all day long? The rivers and lakes will give you Tarpon, Snook, and 100’s of other varieties of fish that you can catch all day long. Of course you can have your catch cooked up for you when you get back to shore.


Fishing Charters are available for both Deep Sea Fishing and Inland Fishing. Deep Sea Charters are available from $750 per day. Care should be taken in selecting your charter. Many good ones are available and you don’t need to pay top dollar. Even if you’ve come for the deep sea fishing
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