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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



Just a little news from our friends up Flamingo way , Ol’e Skeeterman ’s group caught 1 Blue .. 1 Sail and 5 nice Dorado for the BBQ .. closer to Home in the Los Suenos area , Capt Billy caught 16 Sails today 4 Dorado .. down toward Quepos we had some friends doing some Snook fishing , 12 for the 1/2 day , so fishing is still on the high note and season is 1 month away .. please check out our selection of charter boats , see what area you will be in and check the boats out … Remember .. all Bill fish are Catch N Release here in beautiful Costa Rica ..



We have some updates for the past 3 days , Ol’e Skeeter had a good day up towards Flamingo/Tamarido area .. 1-2 Blue Marlin and caught 3 mahi on a 3/4 day yesterday ..  the winds have died down in the past few days .. closer to home 20 miles offshore from Los Suenos  , Billy had 11 sail and 3 dorado .. Alex had a crew out around the same area , today seventeen Sailfish .. and some inshore fishing as well , half day 6 nice snook for the grill tonight .. Don’t forget to check out our charter boats on the right hand side of our webpage .. just check the area you will be in and see there listings .




We had another great day on the water that seems to never end .. Capt Willy gave me a call a little while ago and they had

a group go out about 20 mile and hooked up with 12/15 on Sails and 5 Dorado .. another Capt had 18 sails and 2 Tuna’s the day before

Yesterday for 1/2 day inshore was  6 Snook and 1 rooster ..  Please take a minute and check out our charter boats we have around Costa Rica

we are located on the Southern Pacific side of Costa Rica and we have charter boats in Los Suenos marina and Heradurra bay .. remember all Bill fish are

Catch N Release .


Clients had a great day on the water Wens , Claire surprised her husband Rick with an early Christmas present .. one full day of offshore fishing with one of our great Capts .. 11 sail fish and 4 dorado .. other report that came in they had 20 sail and 6 dorado .. I’m I can just smell The Los Suenos Triple Crown bill fish tournament .. Jan .. Feb and March .. Just as a reminder .. we Catch N Release all bill fish .. the rest of the catch is on the grill .. Don’t forget to check out our charter boats we have on the right hand side of the page .. Give someone a special present , a fishing trip .



With season just right around the corner and Los Suenos Triple Crown coming up in Jan , Feb and March the bite is still on , we had Capt Tom out with a group of 4 for a full day offshore .. they were 1/2 on sails and 14 dorado , saw some jumpers as they where leaving  .. figures .. just remember .. we catch N release all bill fish 12/2/14


Just had a call from Capt. Billy    they went out about 20 miles and caught up with some dorado and sail 4/5 on sails

4/4 on dorado ..


Well my buddy Joel went offshore fishing the other day and caught some dinner for the family , 1/2 day of fishing they caught 6 dorado , saw a few jumper out there about 80 yrds away , isn’t that just the case , close enough but far enough away .. a few boats out there landing some marlin and sail but just wasn’t Joels day  .. Joel also does beach fishing a few days a week  and caught a nice big snook .. no matter where you are , there’s fish to be caught . Don’t forget to check out our list of boats we charter out on the right hand side of the page , just click the dark blue and find everything you need to know .

Fish on  11/26/14


11/23/14Well there was no shortage of dorado out there , Tom and John from New York decided to team up with 2 friends Paul and Tim  and went offshore yesterday and enjoyed it more then inshore .. they caught 18 dorado and 1/2 on sails .. there was 2 other boats out there and everyone out there was just reeling them in .  Don’t forget to check out our boat listing on the right hand side of the website , just click on the dark blue and all the info you need is right there at your finger tips .


There’s been a few rough days out there but the fishing is still going strong .. while Capt. Billy had a cple of New Yorkers on his boat that never seen water other then the Hudson river , had a choppy but great day on the water . They were 1/2 on sails and 10 dorado , saw some marlin but wasn’t there day for catching the big boy .. Tom didn’t help by chumming the water but after some  Dramamine and a cold water to wash it down was feeling better , they will be back on the water on Friday . We had some inshore fishing as well with 5 snook and 2 rooster fish just South of Jaco . Reports from a few other boats catching marlin , sail and a 40lb tuna , I can just smell the grill with tuna and dorado .. remember to check out our charter boats on the right hand side of our website.11/19/14


Capt Billy went for a 1/2 day with his clients .. went out 6 miles and caught 20 dorado and they said that’s enough for the day , headed out before the rain came .. everybody going fishing this week caught a record amount of dorado .. great day for fishing ..11/14/14

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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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