Imagine being on a boat angling in tropical, crystal waters, surrounded by sunshine and fresh air. Suddenly, your line gets a hit. Issue sounds exciting to you, a Costa Rica angling vacation could be something for you!
Sure, you can fish on a little lake or stream because of your house. Those little crappies and sunnies were fun when you were a kid. But , have you not sometimes wondered what it would be like to catch a sailfish or giant marlin? Come on, you should have it best costa rica fishing charters!
Along the North Pacific coast, the areas of Flamingo and Tamarindo provide the most popular doing some fishing spots. Here, sailfish can be caught throughout the whole year but the best fishing is from May possibly to August. Tuna are abundant here during August to October. It is not uncommon to see tuna schools of 40 to 60 pounds as well as groups between 200 and 400 pounds. The bay of Perico from November to Mar is a great destination to catch roosterfish. They have a tendency to like shorelines and are usually caught in around 60 feet of water. Good sized marlin, colorful dorado, and the wahoo can be caught only at varying times of the year.
Many individuals fishing in Costa Rica are looking for billfish and the beauties are most plentiful alongside the Central Pacific coastline. Go to Los Suenos Marina or Quepos for a charter out to offshore waters to get marlin and sailfish. January through April is the best time to capture these fighters. The radiant dorado fish is often found here May to October while trolling. Better to shore, you can land snook, snapper, roosters, and wahoo.
The Southern Pacific coast is home to the angling centers of Drake Bay, Puerto Jiminez, and the Pillo Dulce. Marlin (like the 400 pounder I just lately caught and released) and sailfish can be captured when the waters are warm. There are a lot of amberjack, roosters, wahoo, and large snapper inshore. Areas of Golfo Dulce are believed to offer the best inshore costa rica fishing. It is very rocky with many coves where certain types of fish like to hide. Grouper, sea bass, and barracuda are some examples of what you are likely to catch here.
Inside the Caribbean waters of Costa Rica, the notable centers are Barra del Colorado and Tortuguero, a world famous sea turtle sanctuary. These waters can often be extremely turbulent and for the best results should be generally avoided during rainy season. This lasts from January to Mar. Yet , on flat times, this region may offer some of the best fishing around. This is where you can discover the large and spectacular tarpon species of fish easily from May to November. These waters are also one of the very few places a lucky fisherman might catch the uncommon Atlantic sail. Snook (some really big) are ample here. You could also bring in a Jack Crevalle, tripletail, giant grouper, or guapote.