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Welcome to Costa Rica,

Costa Rica has some of the best Sport Fishing in the world. The Pacific side has incredible fishing for Sailfish, Marlin, Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, Snapper, and more. The Caribbean side and Northern regions of Costa Rica are famous for big Tarpon and big Snook

Costa Rica Fishing Report is located in Jaco Beach on the Central Pacific Coast. The majority of our charter boats and vacation rentals are located in the Los Suenos Resort, Jaco Beach, Hermosa Beach, Quepos & Manuel Antonio area.

We also have a growing list of quality charter boats and vacation rentals available if you are traveling to Flamingo Beach, Tamarindo, Samara, Carillo, Drake Bay, Mata Palo, Puerto Jimenez and Golfito.

If you want BIG Tarpon and BIG Snook we fish with the best Tarpon fishing lodges in Barra del Colorado, Rio Colorado, Tortugero, Rio Parisima., Rio Frio, Cano Negro, Lake Nicragua and the San Juan River.

Give us a call or send us an e-mail if you have any questions about charter boats and vacation rentals or if you need a “live” fishing report.

Thanks for your time,

Jerry “bubba” Hallstrom
Costa Rica Fishing Report
841-5109 in Costa Rica
1-800-9SAILFISH in the USA

 


September 30, 2018

This month was very slow due to rain but we still managed some fishing, here some fishing reports.

Jaco & Los Suenos.

September 20,  2 blue marlin.

September 23, 3 grouper, 1 mahi mahi.

September 24, 2 grouper, 1 mahi mahi.

September 27, 2 blue marlin, 3 mahi mahi.

September 29, 3 blue marlin, 2 mahi mahi, 1 rooster fish.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

September 24, 2 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi.

September 28, 4 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

 

Guanacaste.

September 24, 5 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi.

September 29, 1 sailfish, 7 yellowfin tuna.

 

September 15, 2018

Here a few fishing reports!!

Jaco & Los Suenos.

September 01, 1 mahi mahi, 5 yellowfin tuna.

September 06, 1 blue marlin, 3 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi.

September 08, 3 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish, 4 yellowfin tuna.

September 13, 2 sailfish, 6 yellowfin tuna, 1 mahi mahi.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

September 01, 5 sailfish.

September 02, 1 yellowfin tuna, 3 sailfish.

September 03, 7 yellowfin tuna, 4 red snappers.

September 04, 2 sailfish.

September 05, 6 sailfish, 2 yellowfin tuna.

September 07, 2 roosterfish.

September 09, 2 sailfish, 10 yellowfin tuna, 1 roosterfish.

September 10, 3 sailfish, 7 yellowfin tuna.

September 13, 1 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish, 5 yellowfin tuna.

September 14, 3 sailfish, 1 blue marlin, 4 yellowfin tuna.

September 15, 5 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna, 3 red snappers.

 

Guanacaste.

September 05, 2 blue marlin, 1 yellowfin tuna, 1 tuna (skipjack).

September 07, 5 mahi mahi.

September 10, 3 mahi mahi, 4 yellowfin tuna.

September 11, 4 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

 

 

 

 

 

August 31, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

August 16, 5 sailfish.

August 17, 1 sailfish, 6 mahi mahi, 5 yellowfin tuna.

August 18, 1 blue marlin, 5 sailfish, 9 yellowfin tuna, 6 mahi mahi.

August 20, 1 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi.

August 21, 3 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

August 23, 4 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

August 27, 6 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna, 1 sailfish.

August 31, 2 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna, 4 red snapper.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

August 15, 2 sailfish, 11 mahi mahi.

August 20, 1 sailfish, 3 grouper, 1 roosterfish.

August 21, 1 sailfish, 4 mahi mahi.

August 22, 1 sailfish, 2 grouper, 3 yellowfin tuna.

August 26, 1 sailfish, 3 grouper, 5 red snapper.

August 30, 12 yellowfin tuna.

August 31, 5 sailfish, 4 yellowfin tuna.

August 15, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

August 01, 3 sailfish, 4 mahi mahi, 7 yellowfin tuna.

August 03, 1 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi, 1 wahoo, 3 red snappers.

August 04, 15 mahi mahi, 10 yellowfin tuna, 8 grouper.

August 08, 16 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna, 7 red snappers.

August 09, 1 sailfish, 10 yellowfin tuna.

August 10, 4 yellowfin tuna, 7 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

August 12, 3 sailfish, 8 mahi mahi, 7 yellowfin tuna.

August 15, 1 sailfish, 3 yellowfin tuna, 6 mahi mahi.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

August 01, 1 sailfish, 8 yellowfin tuna, 3 mahi mahi.

August 02, 1 yellowfin tuna, 1 wahoo, 3 bonitos, 4 mahi mahi, 2 rooster fish.

August 03,  4 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi, 13 yellowfin tuna.

August 04, 5 wahoo, 6 yellowfin tuna, 3 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi.

August 05, 4 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish.

August 06, 2 rooster fish, 5 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

August 07, 2 blue marlin, 1 sailfish, 4 mahi mahi, 1 yellowfin tuna.

August 08, 2 rooster fish, 1 wahoo, 3 yellowfin tuna, 4 mahi mahi.

August 11, 17 mahi mahi, 6 yellowfin tuna, 8 sailfish, 3 wahoo.

August 12, 3 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish, 5 yellowfin tuna.

August 13, 1 rooster fish, 5 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna, 1 sailfish.

 

Guanacaste.

August 03, 1 sailfish, 1 blue marlin, 3 mahi mahi, 2 rooster fish.

August 05, 2 sailfish, 6 mahi mahi, 10 yellowfin tuna.

August 09, 23 mahi mahi.

August 10, 5 mahi mahi, 1 blue marlin, 2 sailfish.

August 11, 13 mahi mahi, 3 sailfish, 2 blue marlin, 5 yellowfin tuna.

August 13, 5 mahi mahi, 4 sailfish, 2 yellowfin tuna.

 

July 31, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

Jul 18, 1 blue marlin, 3 sailfish, 25 mahi mahi, 17 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 20, 1 blue marlin, 4 sailfish, 4 mahi mahi, 24 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 21, 1 blue marlin, 11 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 25, 5 sailfish, 18 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 26, 1 blue marlin, 2 sailfish, 6 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 27, 1 blue marlin, 5 sailfish, 4 wahoo, 3 mahi mahi, 6 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 28, 1 sailfish, 3 wahoo, 5 mahi mahi, 2 tunas.

Jul 29, 1 blue marlin, 4 sailfish, 2 red snapper.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

Jul 16, 4 sailfish, 15 mahi mahi, 1 blue marlin, 3 yellowfin tuna, 4 rooster fish, 1 wahoo.

Jul 18, 2 wahoo, 15 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 20, 2 wahoo, 3 yellowfin tuna, 5 mahi mahi.

Jul 22, 1 white marlin, 3 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish, 1 rooster fish.

Jul 26, 2 sailfish, 1 white marlin, 5 mahi mahi, 2 blue marlin.

Jul 27, 4 yellowfin tuna, 12 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish.

Jul 28, 5 sailfish, 7 yellowfin tuna, 2 mahi mahi.

Jul 29, 3 sailfish, 1 blue marlin, 7 mahi mahi, 7 red snapper.

Jul 30, 1 blue marlin, 2 wahoo, 4 mahi mahi.

 

Guanacaste.

Jul 16, 3 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish, 1 blue marlin.

Jul 18, 5 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish, 3 rooster fish.

Jul 22, 7 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish, 2 red snapper.

Jul 25, 2 sailfish, 7 mahi mahi.

Jul 26, 1 sailfish, 1 blue marlin, 4 mahi mahi.

Jul 29, 5 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna, 1 rooster fish.

Jul 31, 2 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna.

 

 

 

July 15, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

Jul 02, 1 blue marlin, 3 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 11 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 03, 4 sailfish, 16 mahi mahi.

Jul 05, 2 sailfish, 3 mahi, 8 yellowfin tuna, 9 grouper.

Jul 06, 1 blue marlin, 5 sailfish, 10 mahi mahi, 8 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 07, 2 blue marlin, 1 sailfish, 9 mahi mahi.

Jul 08, 1 blue marlin, 6 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi.

Jul 11, 1 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 3 red snapper.

Jul 13, 1 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 18 yellowfin tuna, 5 red snapper.

Jul 15, 1 sailfish, 26 mahi mahi, 7 yellowfin tuna, 2 grouper.

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

Jul 02,  2 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi.

Jul 03, 6 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 04, 7 mahi mahi, 2 wahoo.

Jul 05, 7 sailfish, 6mahi, 4 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 06, 3 sailfish, 14 mahi mahi.

Jul 07, 10 mahi mahi, 1 blue marlin, 3 sailfish.

Jul 09, 2 yellowfin tuna, 3 wahoo, 24 mahi mahi, 2 sailfish.

Jul 10, 4 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

Jul 11, 6 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna,.

Jul 12, 3 rooster-fish, 10 mahi mahi.

Jul 14, 1 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

Guanacaste.

Jul 04, 7 mahi mahi.

Jul 05, 2 sailfish, 6 mahi mahi, 1 cubera snapper.

Jul 06, 3 sailfish, 5 red snapper.

Jul 08, 1 blue marlin, 2 sailfish, 5 rooster-fish.

Jul 10, 2 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi, 1 rooster-fish

Jul 11, 2 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 3 red snapper.

Jul 12, 4 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi.

 

 

 

 

June 30, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

Jun 01, 2 sailfish, 26 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna, 2 red snappers, 12 grouper.

Jun 02, 9 mahi mahi, 3 grouper, 1 red snapper.

Jun 03, 2 wahoo,  1 yellowfin tuna, 38 mahi mahi, 4 grouper, 1 red snapper.

Jun 07, 15 mahi mahi, 1 roosterfish.

Jun 08, 8 mahi mahi, 4 grouper, 2 redsnapper.

Jun 09, 4 mahi mahi, 3 grouper, 8 red snapper.

Jun 11, 1 blue marlin, 1 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi.

Jun 15, 9 sailfish, 17 mahi mahi, 3 grouper, 8 red snapper.

Jun 16, 1 blue marlin, 8 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi, 2 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 17, 1 black marlin, 14 sailfish, 20 yellowfin tuna, 30 mahi mahi.

Jun 22, 8 mahi mahi.

Jun 24, 1 blue marlin, 5 sailfish, 5 mahi mahi, 6 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 25, 2 red snapper, 1 sailfish, 3 grouper, 5 mahi mahi.

Jun 29, 1 roosterfish, 2 yellowfin tuna, 4 mahi mahi.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

Jun 01, 4 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi, 1 wahoo.

Jun 02, 3 mahi mahi, 3 grouper, 1 roosterfish, 2 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 03, 5 grouper, 3 yellowfin tuna, 5 mahi mahi, 2 roosterfish.

Jun 05, 2 wahoo, 9 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 06, 2 sailfish, 18 mahi mahi, 6 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 07, 8 mahi mahi, 1 blue marlin, 3 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 08, 5 mahi mahi, 3 wahoo.

Jun 10, 1 blue marlin, 12 mahi mahi, 1 yellowfin tuna, 1 sailfish.

Jun 11, 1 sailfish, 3 roosterfish, 2 marlin, 1 cubera snapper.

Jun 13, 5 sailfish, 1 marlin, 40 mahi mahi, 10 yellowfin tuna.

Jun 18, 2 sailfish, 6 mahi mahi.

Jun 20, 12 mahi mahi, 4 sailfish, 1 marlin, 1 wahoo.

Jun 22, 16 mahi mahi, 4 yellowfin tuna, 1 red snapper.

Jun 25, 2 roosterfish, 4 mahi mahi.

Jun 29, 1 marlin, 2 mahi mahi, 3 yellowfin tuna, 2 wahoo, 2 rooserfish.

 

 

 

May 31, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

May 21, 8 yellowfin tuna, 4 mahi mahi.

May 23, 4 sailfish, 6 yellowfin tuna, 18 mahi mahi.

May 24, 13 mahi mahi.

May 27, 2 sailfish, 1 yellowfin tuna.

May 30, 2 yellowfin tuna.

May 31, 8 mahi mahi, 3 grouper, 10 red snapper.

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

May 21, 1 sailfish, 3 mahi mahi.

May 23, 2 sailfish, 6 mahi mahi.

May 24, 5 mahi mahi.

May 26, 2 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

May 28, 4 mahi mahi.

May 30, 3 mahi mahi.

Guanacaste.

May 14, 1 sailfish.

May 23, 1 sailfish.

May 28, 3 yellowfin tuna, 4 mahi mahi.

May 30, 2 blue marlin, 1 sailfish, 4 yellowfin tuna.

 

 

 

May 20, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

May 10, 5 sailfish, 16 yellowfin tuna.

May 11, 2 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi, 11 yelowfin tuna.

May 14, 3 roosterfish,  2 amberjack, 5 red snappers, 6 mahi mahi.

May 15, 1 sailfish, 18 yellowfin tuna.

May 16, 1 blue marlin, 30 yellowfin tuna.

May 17, 2 sailfish, 2 wahoo, 33 yellowfin tuna, 14 mahi mahi.

May 18, 1 mahi mahi, 2 rooster fish, 1 spanish mackerel.

May 19, 1 sailfish, 10 mahi mahi.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

May 9, 11 yellowfin tuna.

May 10, 1 rooster fish, 1 jack crevalle, 1 needlefish, 1 spanish mackerel.

May 13, 1 mackerel, 2 roosterfish, 2 needlefish, 1 bigeye.

May 17, 7 mahi mahi, 4 yellowfin tuna, 1 sailfish.

May 18, 3 mahi mahi, 1 sailfish.

May 19, 3 yellowfin tuna, 4 mahi mahi.

 

 

May 7, 2018

Jaco & Los Suenos fishing reports.

May 1,  8 tile fish, 1 mahi mahi, 2 groupper, 12 yellowfin tuna.

May 2, 7 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi, 11 yellowfin tuna.

May 3, 6 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi, 15 yellowfin tuna.

May 4, 1 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi, 10 yellowfin tuna.

May 5, 2 sailfish, 2 mahi mahi, 7 yellowfin tuna, 2 amber jack.

May 6, 2 sailfish.

May 7, 1 blue marlin, 2 sailfish.

 

Quepos, Marina Pez Vela.

May 1, 1 striped marlin (140 lb).

May 2, 1 sailfish.

May 4, 3 sailfish.

May 5, 3 blue marlin, 6 sailfish, 1 mahi mahi.

May 6, 2 rooster fish, 3 needlefish, 1 marlin, 10 small mahi mahi.

May 7, 10 mahi mahi, 1 rooster fish.

 

 


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BIRD WATCHING: Basically everywhere but specific tours are available for the serious Bird lover.
BUNGEE JUMPING: Available at several places – lots of fun, a little scary.
CANOPY TOURS: Available all over Costa Rica. Everyone loves the Canopy Tours.
CASINO / NIGHTLIFE: Casinos and Nightlife are available in most of the popular towns.
CROCODILE TOUR: Day Tour available in several places.


DOLPHIN / WHALE WATCHING: Dolphins are usually everywhere plus we do see the occasional whale.
HORSEBACK RIDING: Available in most places, who hasn’t wanted to ride a horse on a beach.
HOT SPRINGS / SPA: Available only in a few places, the best in romantic and relaxing getaways.
KAYAKING: Available in several places, white water or ocean kayaks – cheap water fun.
LAKE FISHING: Fish for the Guapote (Central American Bass) at Lake Arenal and Lake Nicaragua, great fighters on light tackle.
MOTORCYCLE / QUAD RENTAL: Available in several places, great fun, wear your helmet.
NATIONAL PARKS: Available in most areas, great tours, see wildlife and beautiful scenery.


PARAGLIDING: Available in a few places…try it if you get a chance…a few moments of panic followed by the best ride of your life.
RIVER FISHING: Fly fish for Trout in the high mountain streams, fish the jungle rivers for giant Tarpon and Snook.
SHOPPING: Available everywhere, take home some souvenirs and coffee
SURF / BOOGIE BOARD: Available in the most popular towns, what the hell…give it a shot.


TURTLE WATCHING: Available only at certain times and certain places but for some the thrill of a lifetime.


VOLCANO TOUR: Available almost everywhere, good family trip.
WHITE WATER RAFTING: Scenic and serene beauty followed by wet and wild adrenalin rush.
WINDSURFING: Available at a few places, Lake Arenal is famous for its windsurfing

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