The Zancudo Lodge, where over 70 IGFA records have been set, is world-renowned for its lure and fly fishing inshore and offshore. You will receive access to all the required fishing tackle. From ultra-light tackle to heavy fly fishing tackle with poppers, lures, jigs and small flies all included.
All tackle is of a very high standard. Taking out the need for you to be carrying unnecessary amounts of luggage. Each day the fishing will be tailored to suit what you want to do. All of the appropriate equipment is provided. The Zancudo Fishing Lodge is one of the only beachfront resorts along this coast and can be found in Playa Zancudo.
With luxury accommodations consisting of 15 deluxe rooms and suites. All complete with the most beautiful linens, fibreoptic TV, Air conditioning, safes, coffee service and an excellent daily laundry service. Zancudo lodge has earned its fantastic reputation.
Surrounded by fantastic wildlife and foliage, this fishing lodge overlooks amazing Pacific waters in the West. On the east side of the hotel, there are the excellent freshwaters of the Sabalo River. Within close distance from the lodge, you will find regional attractions. These include Fortunato Atencio Stadium, Golfito Marina, Parque Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito, Corcovado National Park Office and also Playa Cacao.
Any of these attractions are a must-visit part of Costa Rica. They can all be booked with the fishing lodge staff on arrival. Zancudo Lodge is located on the scenic Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, on the Bay of Golfo Dulce, four miles from Golfito. The Golfito Bay area of the Pacific Ocean is renowned for its excellent saltwater fishing. The Pacific Ocean borders Zancudo’s property on the West and the Sabalo River on the east. Head over to your YouTube Channel to see the fantastic fishing available at Zancudo Lodge.
Your fishing holiday can be tailored entirely to suit your desires. From inshore, to offshore, to fishing the river banks. Our fishing guides have years of fishing these waters. There is not much they do not know. A significant advantage of fishing with these guides is that they are very experienced in all fishing techniques. If you are a die-hard fly angler, then everything will be planned around taking you to areas that will suit this style of fishing. If you wish to popper and lure fish all day, then your guide will take you to deeper areas. Searching for these hard fighting pelagic species. If you would like a deeper understanding of what the fishing is like in Costa Rica, make sure to read our Zancudo Lodge Fishing Report.
Not only do they have Sailfish and Marlin, but their big secret is the variety of light tackle stand-up fishing that’s available. Here is some information to help you decide when you would like to travel:
- Marlin: All Marlin species are caught year-round. The peak time for Blue Marlin is November and December, March, and April, while the Black Marlin peak is during July and August.
- Sailfish: Common year-round but peaking from November to May. It is not unusual to catch more than 20 sails in a day. When you get a Sailfish bite, you will know about it.
- Dorado: Year-round, with seasonal highs during November to April.
- Tuna: Large Yellowfin, in the 200- to 300 lb range, are often found feeding under the large schools of porpoises. Schoolie sized Yellowfin are available year-round.
- Bigeye: Considered the bruisers in the Tuna family, they are common year-round. Hooking a large Bigeye will lead you on an epic multi-hour fight.
- Roosterfish: Available year-round with typical sizes ranging from 20 to 70 lbs.
- Snapper: There are over a dozen types of Snappers ranging between 15 to 100 lbs.
Zancudo Fishing lodge has eight boats with custom-built 28’ centre-consoles with twin Suzuki 140 HP four-stroke engines. And three 32’ Contenders with two 300 HP four-stroke Yamaha engines. The Contender is equipped with all the necessary navigational electronics. Along with an icebox to keep the refreshments cool. There is a toilet onboard – an essential requirement when spending a day in the ocean or on the river banks. Please call if you wish to upgrade to the contender boats.
If you fancy a break from the world-class fishing, then you can book an eco-tour at the lodge. These eco-tours include wildlife sanctuary tours. Deep in the Osa Peninsula lies a vast area of rainforest. Developed for the sole purpose of the rehabilitation of Costa Rica’s treasured and injured critters. On top of this, you can book Golfito city tours, horseback riding, kayaking, hiking through the rainforest waterfall massages, water rappelling, cliff jumping into our natural jacuzzi, bosque zip-line canopy tour and more.
If you have any questions regarding our Zancudo Lodge Fishing Adventure or any of our fishing vacations, please feel free to contact us on 01603 407596. One of our experienced team will be happy to help with any queries you have. Are you looking to explore more of our fishing holidays? Make sure to view all our Big Game fishing destinations in Costa Rica and don’t forget to request a free brochure.