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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



Well , what a week our clients had  , they chartered 2 boats 6 on each  .. 4 days of GREAT fishing out of Los Suenos resort .. group 1 for a total .. had 4 marlin .. 18 sails .. 13 dorado and 2 ( 40 ) lb tuna .. group 2 for a total had 3 marlin 1 was a stripe .. 9 dorado .. 12 sails .. while we had some rain on the days they fished , they asked the Capts to stayed out fishing .. all were very pleased and coming back in Feb and ready to do some more great fishing .


Another good day on the water , we had a group of 4 go out today , Dan’s wife Carol caught her first fish and it was the first of 4 dorado ,  Tom and Jean caught the next 2 .. Dan had a sail on but spit the hook , then hooked the last dorado of the day . going out again Tuesday .


Well our clients had another great day fishing off shore taking out 2 boats , but did get rained out .. but not before Group 1 caught another blue marlin 125 lb and 2 .. 50lb tuna to there surprise .. group 2 caught a strip marlin 150 lbs and 4 dorado .. rain or shine , ya can’t beat fishing .

50 lb Tuna


Were having a bit of rain this week but didn’t stop our clients from  going out and having  a great day on the water .  We had 2 boats go out yesterday  , one Capt. and his people caught 1 blue marlin , 8 for 10 on sails and 3 dorado .. other boat was 3 for 4 on sails and 2 dorado a few bites on sails … everyone had a great time , caught some dinner for the night and there going out 3 more times this week , just to mention here in Los Suenos , when we catch a bill fish , we respectfully catch N release .. always a great day for fishing ..

30 September 2014

Getting a couple of good reports from friends in Jaco’ and Quepos out fishing ,  inshore fishing good for snook , rooster ( there’s a good fighting fish ) offshore marlin and sails still biting , a rare tuna and some snapper happening .. remember .. a bad day of fishing is better then a good day at work

Fish are biting

Fishing out of Los Suenos has been very good , we still have some plenty of Dorado out there with  with marlin and sail jumping , always a great day on the water for fishing .

20 September 2014

We had a great day on the water , our clients where 2-4 on sails and 4-4 on dorado .. water was nice and calm perfect conditions for fishing , seen a couple of marlin jumping but just didn’t get a bite

7 September 2014

Today a group fished inshore catching 5 small yellowfin Tuna, and lots of Grouper and a couple of nice silky Snappers out in 300-400 ft.

6 September 2014

Pretty slow day inshore today, a group managed to catch a small African Pompano on a sabiki while looking for bait, a small yellowfin Tuna, a couple Bonitos, a few decent Grouper, and a Roosterfish to end the day.

3 September 2014

A group stayed inshore and caught lots of Bonitas, a few small yellowfin Tuna, a Wahoo, mullet Snapper, rainbow Runners, horse eye Trevally, and then they got chased off by rain so they did some bottom fishing in 300 ft and caught several yellow cheek Groupers a few tiles and rose 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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