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Costa Rica Fishing Holidays

Costa Rica Fishing Holidays offers anglers from around the globe the chance to do battle with some of the hardest fighting fish in the oceans. Costa Rica is home to most of the billfish family from the very popular Blue Marlin to the huge runs of Pacific Sailfish. Also on your Costa Rica fishing holiday, you will be truly spoilt with the world-class inshore fishing for Roosters and huge very aggressive Cubera Snapper. The variety of methods practised on Costa Rica Fishing holidays is down to you. We have destinations such as Zancudo  Lodge which specialise in all manner of lure and popper fishing trips, then Crocodile Bay offers something a little more laid back in trolling method and if you want something very different we have places like Silver King Lodge where there is a mix of saltwater and freshwater fishing for the very sought after Tarpon and Snook. All in all Costa Rica fishing holidays will suit any saltwater angler and is the perfect location to bring your families.

You will find below some the best locations for the ultimate saltwater fishing experience

Crocodile Bay Resort | Hosted Big Game Fishing | Costa Rica

This is a very exclusive trip based on only a few anglers plus our very own host, Paul Stevens. Paul has been big game fishing all over the world from Africa to Mauritius and has a few billfish under his belt. If you have wanted to go big game fishing but struggled to find other friends to travel with then now is the perfect time to join us... Read more

  Category: Big Game Fishing, Family Fishing, Hosted Fishing, Hosted Hosted Popper, Jig & Big Game Fishing Holidays
   Season: November to April

Jungle Tarpon Lodge | Fly Fishing | Costa Rica

Without doubt one of the world’s finest fly fishing Tarpon destinations that has managed to stay below the radar resulting in large and aggressive Tarpon who are not afraid to charge and inhale a fly. Overall, expect many shots at fish from 60 to over 200LBS each day as the Tarpon are active feeding fish with very little fishing pressure... Read more

  Category: Freshwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Single Angler Fishing
   Season: July 30th to December 12th
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Additional Information

What fish Can I catch in Costa Rica?

When travelling on a Costa Rica fishing trip you will come across many different species. The main target and most sought after fish is the Roosterfish for inshore fishing in Costa Rica and then the Sailfish for offshore fishing. There are many other fish species to target when on your Costa Rica fishing vacation such as Blue Marlin, Dorado and many big Tuna. These are the open ocean fish species you have then got the freshwater fishing for huge Tarpon which can be caught by visiting Silver King Lodge on your Costa Rica fishing trip.

Information about Costa Rica Fishing Holidays?

Costa Rica is a country in South America that is bordered on both sides by oceans, with the Pacific on the west and the Caribbean on the east. This country is rich with wildlife, with a quarter of its total landmass being made up by un-spoilt rainforests you will find animals such as Spider monkeys and many different birds on your doorstep. The astonishing blue water fishing is the main attraction to Costa Rica with boats leaving the ports every day and heading out onto the open seas to do battle with some truly monstrous apex predators.

Where are the best places to fish in Costa Rica?

Our most popular Costa Rica fishing vacations are Crocodile Bay, Zancudo Lodge and Silver king lodge for the Tarpon. The stunning eco-resorts of Crocodile Bay and Zancudo Lodge is set amongst the lush Costa Rican rainforest and is known around the world for their world-class big game fishing. All the Big game boats we use are fully equipped with all of the top branded fishing equipment which is free to use. Crocodile Bay in Costa Rica offers a more laid back style and approach to their fishing with trolling the main focus. Zancudo Lodge fishing holidays is slightly more for the adventurous angler who is looking for lure fishing holidays in Costa Rica, both locations offer very similar species however they focus on different styles of fishing and we are positive that you will find the perfect Costa Rica fishing trip to suit you and your group.

Where can I catch Tarpon in Costa Rica?

If you love Tarpon fishing holidays, then you will love the fishing within the local estuaries. There are many places you can visit in Costa Rica to sample incredible Tarpon fishing such as Silver King Lodge. Silver King Lodge is located in a lush tropical environment on the banks of the Rio Colorado on the northeast coast of Costa Rica. This daily food chain here is the source to hundreds of fish with the Tarpon being at the top of the chain. The gathering of baitfish is the reason why the Tarpon reaches such huge sizes, on every trip, there is the opportunity of hooking fish between 120lb to 200lb. 

How do they fish in Costa Rica?

When on your Costa Rica fishing holiday there are many different styles of fishing. If you like sitting back and waiting for trolled rods then the offshore fishing will suit you more but if you like popper and jig fishing in Costa Rica then the inshore fishing will be more suited. We have written many blogs and articles to help you along your way from What is the best fishing holiday for me, Top Blue Marlin destinations, Protective clothing for fishing in the Sun and Top 5 big game fishing destinations. We have also composed a list of what we class as Family Friendly fishing holidays.

Contact Us

We have a dedicated team who look after all our Big game destinations with years of experience. Why not give them a call and they can help organise that trip of a lifetime. Someone in the team would have visited each location so they will have the first-hand experience of each location we offer in Costa Rica. You can speak any of team on 01603 407596 anytime or alternatively, you can contact us via our website.

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