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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

 


April 6th , 2017

Well this season for Los Suenos Triple Crown billfish tournament wasn’t as good as last yrs as the water temperature was a little cold for the sail but good for the marlin and tuna .. but as report roll in the sails are coming back and the tuna seems to be everywhere .. the Papagayo winds are dying down up in the Tamarindo/Flamingo area .. down here in the Jaco/Los Suenos area and also Marina Pez Vela in Quepos reports of sails , tuna and some marlin are being caught . Inshore is doing good as well , rooster , snapper and Capt Roy the KING of snook in Quepos is catching a lot of snook as always .. if you like grouper bottom fishing is doing good , always nice to have fish for dinner .. Please check out our web-page , there you will find the charters we have around Costa Rica .. just click on the blue area before each charter and you will see a photo , info and price on each boat .. the prices are for the boat itself not per person . Check out this little guy on his 1st day of fishing April 6th 2017

March 4th , 2017

Well we just finished the 2nd leg of the Los Suenos Triple crown 2017 , little slower then last year due to water temperature
here’s a run down on the Feb 22nd – 25th leg with some boats having all the luck and skill . The top 5 boats are
1st,Agitatorg 60 sails no marlin ,2nd Dealers Choice 51 sails no marlin ,3rd First Light 41 sails 2 marlin ,4th Big Oh 50 sails no marln
5th Southern Pride 41 sail 1 marlin.

I’m an observer for Los Suenos and we go out on a different boat every day and the 3 days of being on the water , day 1 I was on Sea Fix(Capt.John Thomas) with 10
sails no marlin 2nd day I was on Alpha Bravo (Capt. Johan Van Coller with 6 sails no marlin , 3rd day I was on Southern Pride with Capt Chris Garner with 19 sails
and 1 blue marlin , Chris was right on the ball as 2 anglers were fighting 2 sails , Chris seen the marlin out ofthe corner of his eyes and yelled PITCH BAIT which
Capt.Bob Watson was an angler , threw out the pitch bait and caught the blue marlin in 15 seconds and almost landed in the boat .If your planning on fishing up in
the Tamarindo/Flamingo area they are having agail force winds .. Down here in the Los Suenos / Marina Pez Vela area fishing is hit and miss , still some blues , sails
tuna and dorado . Next and 3rd leg of the triple crown is March 22nd-25th, 2017

Full Day – Up to 6 pax – $1750.00  Marina Pez Vela

Half Day – Up to 6 pax – $1350.00

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Feb 16th , 2017

Next week Feb 22nd – 25th 2017 is the start of the 2nd leg of The Los Suenos Triple Crown bill fish Tournament
reports of sails and some blue marlin are being caught . Theres still some tuna out there waiting to be on someones
dinner table and dorado as well. Our Buddy up in the Flamingo/Tamarindo area reports of some sails and blues but the
winds up there right now are day to day and choppy waters .. Both Marina’s Los Suenos and Marina Pez Vela report good
fishing its all day to day and th water temp ..if anyone would like to see the results and live go the Los Suenos web page
PLEASE don’t forget to check out our web page and see the charters we have around Costa Rica ,please click on the blue area
in front of any charter you see in any area in Costa Rica you may be staying or want to visit .

33′ Express

$900 Half Day / $1620 Full Day Local captain, speaks English, 10 plus year experience, twin diesel motor, 24 knot cruise, Shimano and Penn tackle, fighting chair, full electronics, porta potti, Quepos

Jan 26th , 2017

The 1 leg of the Los Suenos Triple Crown billfish tournament went off without a hitch
I’m an observer for Los Suenos and it’s always surprising whats going to happen we had
50 boats in this tournament . Boats can leave as soon as all the observers sigh in so
around 5:30am they start taken off .. Lines in at 8am and 4pm lines out. This year the
water temp was a little cold for the sails but we had many marlin being caught we had a
total of  997 bill fish that’s 785 sails and 212 marlin , most of the marlin where stripe
marlin .. 500 points for marlin and 100 points for sails , all bill fish are catch N release
the winner of Leg1 Its place is Xta Sea ..with 6,600 points .. 2nd place is Agitator 6,500 points
3rd place is Enjoy with 6,300 points ….. Next leg of the Los Suenos Triple Crown is Feb 22nd
through the 25th .. Local charters are reporting the same .. lots of marlin right now with the
water temp .. sails are out there as well with some tuna and dorado .. Up in and around Tamarindo
Flamingo area are some wind so please check the weather before going that way .. but here on
the Southern Pacific side ….. all sunny and great fishing .. don’t forget to check out our web page
and the charters we we offer in most places in Costa Rica

“30 foot Express”

Express Sportfish. 4 anglers.

May thru November 2014:
Full Day (4 anglers): $1250 inshore or offshore.
Half Day: $1000 inshore. Offshore +$100.
Extra Angler: $50 (max 5 anglers).
December 2014 thru April 2015:
Full Day (4 anglers): $1350 inshore or offshore.
Half Day: $1100 inshore. Offshore +$100.
Extra Angler: $50 (max 5 anglers).
Peak Season (Dec. 24 2014 – Jan. 4 2015): +$100
Local captain, speaks English, 22 plus year experience, diesel, 20 knot cruise, Shimano and Penn tackle, full electronics, full cabin and head, Los Suenos Marina.

Jan 13th , 2017

We start off the fishing High season with some really great news , Los Suenos has their 2017
Triple Crown Billfish tournament starting Jan 18th – 21st , all Billfish are released back into the water to help
their population grow .. we have been getting reports from Capts. around Costa Rica and the BITE
is on from black , blue , and stripen marlin .. sails tuna and the dorado is coming back
Jan 12th , 2017 – 1 blue marlin (250 lbs ) , 2 strped marlin ( 125 lbs ) 6 sails , 2 wahoo , 2 dorado on 3 boats
Jan 11th , 2017 – 1 blue marlin , 5 sails , 10 tuna and 1 dorado on 2 boats
Jan 10th , 2017 – 1 blue marlin ( 350 lbs ) , 3 sails , and 1 dorado on 3 boats
Jan  9th , 2017 – 1 blue marlin (500 lbs ) 1 sail , and 3 dorado on 1 boat
Jan  8th , 2017 – 1 black marlin , 1 sail , 2 dorado and 8 tuna on 2 boats
Jan  7th , 2017 – 1 spearfish , 16 sails , 12 yellowfin tuna and 4 dorado on 4 boats
Jan  6th , 2017 – 3 black marlin  (600 , 450 , 400 lbs )  and 2 sail fish on 2 boats
Jan  5th , 2017 – 1 black marlin ,(300 lbs ) 7 sails , 8 tunaa and 3 dorado on 3 boats
Jan  4th , 2017 – 4 sails on 1 boat
Jan  2nd , 2017 – 8 sails and 3 tuna on 2 boats
Los Suenos, CR – Sweet D released 3 Black Marlin, 2 Blue Marlin and 6 Sailfish over 4-Days.
Awesome day CHASER SPORT FISHING on the 45 Omie Tillet SPORTSMAN

Don’t forgwt to check out our website and on the right hand side you will see where we have
different places around Costa Rica , choose a boat in the area you will be in , then click
on the dark blue area on any boat and you will see a photo , info and price of the boats .

55 ft Hatteras .. $2,600 per day

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Dec 29th , 2016

Well we made it through rainy season and the Los Suenos Triple Crown Billfish tournament starts up Jan 18th – 21st 2017 season and there out there catching blues , sails , dorado and tuna .. up and down Costa Rica there back in action .. inshore fishing is good as well reports on catching snook and rooster fish , some bottom fishing for grouper

In the Tamarindo/Flamingo area reports :

28ft center console , 4 sails missed a blue
31 ft Bertram  , 9 sails  4 tuna
32ft express , 5 sails , 1 blue ,

Los Suenos area :
28ft center console ,day 1, 5 sails 2 tuna .. day 2 .. 3 sails
31ft center console , day 1 , 2 sails and 6 tuna , 2nd day , 4 sails , day 3 , 6 sails
60 ft ft : Day 1 ..  stripey 3 sails and 4 dorado , day 2 , 4 sails , 10 tuna , 2 dorado , Day 3 , 1 blue, 1 sail, 7 dorado

CRD .. 3 dorado 2 tuna

1 (400 lb blue) 1 sail 2 tuna
1 blue , 1 sail , 2 tuna
4 sails , 1 seabass , 5 Spanish Mackerel ,
1 stripe , 1 sail , 6 dorado
2 sails , 2 dorado
1 stripe , 1 blue , 4 sails , 5 tuna , 2 dorado
4 sails , 1 tuna , 1 dorado
1 strip , 7 tuna
2 blue , 2 sails , 7 tuna
7 sails 2 dorado ..

Don’t forget to check out our charters on the right hand side of our web page , just go to
any boat and click on the dark area and you will see the price , info and picture of that boat

55 Hateras : full day $2600.00

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boats out of Los Suenos charters

Dec 13th , 2016

The Holidays are upon us and High season is a few weeks a way ,  we have been having some rain in the late night and early morning little bit of green water but still catching blues , sails , tuna and even the dorado are coming back .. we had a few boats go out during last weekend and all had tuna , dorado and sails .. just 2 boats caught blues .. down in Quepos there caught some snook and rooster inshore and some doing some bottom fishing for grouper . The Los Suenos Triple Crown Billfish Tournament starts Leg 1 Jan 18th-21st , leg 2 Feb 22nd-25th leg 3 March 22nd-25th 2017 .. start reserving your charters now , come high season it will get harder , please check out our web page and on the right hand side of our page you will see all our charters we have around Costa Rica , choose where you might be staying and click on the dark area of any charter and a pic , price and info will show . We also do family fan like zip-lining , tranopy , 4 wheeling or take the family on a day trip to Tortuga Island .

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Nov 28th 2016

This week the country of Costa Rica were all on our toes .. not since 1851
has a hurricane touched down here .. we lost 10 people up in the Guanacaste
area .. we are nearing the end of rainy season and getting ready for season
Before the storm came in we had a cple of charters go out in the Flamingo
area , our 34ft went out and caught 4 sailfish and a dorado our 36ft had 6
sails
Jaco/Los Suenos area was a bit better a few choppy days so some went out 15
miles out Capt. Dana hit the jack pot and ran into some tuna .. 7 tuna, 5 sails
and 2 dorado ..our 28ft center console had 3 sails did some bottom fishing and
caught 5 grouper , 31ft center console had 4 sails missed a dorado , not much to
report.. fishing was slow due to the storm but we had much luck we are all safe
and sound , lost 4 small boats up in the Flamingo area but all Capts and mates are
safe .. please check out our charters on our site , just pick an area where you might
be going and click on any boat  and a picture , info and price will will be able to see

Full day 8hrs   $2600.00


Nov 28th , 2016

November 21st , 2016

Well it’s still rainy season and we are still catching some sails , marlin and tuna
and season is just around the corner and we are getting ready with more charters to
work with .. please check out our website and click on the DARK area to see the boat
price and info on that charter

RA boat 32ft express
Nov 14 (6 days ago)
Just want it to drop you a fishing report, the past couple of days we’ve caught some
yellowfin tuna ( over 20 in 2 days), a couple tunas over 65pounds,and had 3 sails and
1 marlin, water is green right now but yesterday was looking better, temperature was
good and there’s lots of bait around so we are hopeing for the fishing to get better
over the next week or so!!!

GD too Sportfishing 36ft Costa Rica
23 hrs ·
fishing report for today
36’G DAY TOO \ LOS SUENOS
RAISED 3 BLUE MARLIN RELEASED 2 BLUES
RAISED AND RELEASED 2 STRIPE MARLINS
RAISED AND RELEASED 2 SAILFISH
CAN’T GET ANY BETTER !!!!!!!!! 2 SLAMS IN ONE DAY

Michael A at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort.
November 18 at 6:50am · Instagram ·
11/17 unusually rough and windy but we managed to pull a nice cubera snapper and a rooster
fish on the EPIC #costarica #fishing
Michael Alligood at Los Sueños Resort And Marina.
November 15 at 10:26am · Instagram ·
11/14 black marlin release live baiting the reef on the EPIC, Los Suenos, Costa Rica Also caught a few jacks, bonito and
small yellowfin #costarica #fishing #marlin #charterboat ( FAD Fishing )

CHASER SPORT FISHING nice day on the Sportsman 45ft. yesterday, raised 3 blues 1 stripy and 5 dorado. Nice to see e few Mahi

28ft center console .. 3 sails  5 tuna
31ft center console .. 1 blue .. 1 sail ..2nd day .. 1 sail .. 1 shark .. 3rd day 2 sails .. missed a blue

Marina Pez Vela
33ft RD Sportfishing .. 1st day  4 sails , 3 tuna .. 2nd day , 2 sails , 5 tuna .. 1 missed blue
27ft center console inshore .. 3 snook .. 5 grouper .. 3 snapper

Happy Thanxgiving

36 ft Flybridge
Full Day Offshore $1750, Half Day Offshore $1400

36′ Hatteras, AC cabin, Full bathroom, 48NM Furuno radar, Twin engines 430hp each. Very nice boat for up to 6 people
The rate includes : lunch – beers – soft drinks – water – fruits– bait- tackle. We leave at 7am and get back between 4:30-5:00pm

Nov 9th , 2017

Little rain here in Costa Rica , rainy season but mostly at night .. we had a few boats go out in Flamingo/Tamarindo
on one of our 31ft charters .. 3/9 sails  4 grouper .. on our 32ft  2 half days grouper fishing 13 total
Down in the Jaco/Los Suenos area   3 charters out of Los Suenos our 32 express was 4/9 on sails
0/1 on blue  6 tuna ..  our 34 express 3/7 sails and 4 tuna .. 38ft custom  5/12 tuna  .. 45ft custom
and the boys from Boston 7/7 tuna and 1 350lb blue ,     DOWN in Marina Pez Vela Quepos on the
32ft express  4/5 tuna  3 sails .. 33ft express  5/6 tuna and 4 sails ..

For the Families that get left behind and not fishing we have a NEW ADVENTURE

Costa Rica’s best Catamaran Tour to Isla Tortuga.
Get ready to explore the beautiful waters of the Pacific ocean and the tropical paradise of Isla Tortuga! The tour will depart at 7.45 AM
and will take approximately 45 minutes to get to Island. As you board the CC Cat the crew will greet you with fresh Costa Rican coffee,
freshly made muffins, and fresh local fruits.
THE C CAT is a brand new 70 passenger Catamaran built to U.S. Coast Guard safety specifications to provide the best service
for our adventurers. No need to just dream of a magical getaway, come aboard and live it!
Aug Price  Adults $125.00
Kids 4-12 $100  ..  kids under 3 y/o FREE
CostaCat Ship


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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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