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.
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.