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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


28 May 2014

A group today saw 4 blue Marlin, hooked 3, lost one after about 15 minutes of a fight, released 2 blue Marlin.

27 May 2014

A charter raised 8 or 9 blue Marlin, including 2 double headers, had 6 bites, hooked 6 but lost one after about a 20 minute fight. They released 5 blue Marlin.

26 May 2014

A group raised 5 blue Marlin but only had 2 bite, released 2.

25 May 2014

A group released a blue Marlin and missed a Sail in the morning, then they went inshore and caught a few Snappers and Rainbow Runners.

23 May 2014

A good day of fishing started today inshore with a few Snappers, Rainbow Runners and then they headed offshore releasing 1 out of 2 or 3 blue Marlin and 2 for 2 Sailfish, and lots of Bonitos and juvenile Yellowfin Tuna around a free floating fad , but the fish of the day was a monster Cubera Snapper, good 80 pound fish, 52″ fork length. It was released alive to hopefully be caught (and released) again.

21 May 2014

Today a group released 1 for 1 Blue Marlin and 3 out of 5 Sailfish.

20 May 2014

A group raised today 5 Blue Marlin, 4 bites, hooked 3 caught 2, and 3 out of 5 Sailfish.

19 May 2014

A crew went offshore releasing 1 Sail out of a few bites, keeping a 50 + pound Mahi and pulling the hook on a Blue Marlin after a 2 hour fight on a 30 pound line late in the afternoon.

18 May 2014

Today was kind of a slow day offshore 1 for 1 on Sails and a nice big Mahi.

15 May 2014

Today’s catch a couple Sailfish, 1 for 2 on Blue Marlin, and a couple Mahi.

Local Pangas 25 ft
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Sons of Blarney
28 ft
27 ft
Hoo’s Up
28 ft
Mi Bruja
30 ft
Miss Behavin
32 ft
Sea quester
32 ft
R&J 33 ft
35 ft
Hoo’s your Daddy
Estrella de Mar
38 ft
38 ft
Tres Amigos
38 ft
38 ft
Hot Reels
40 ft
Super Fly 42 ft
The Bite
42 ft
Spanish Fly
42 ft
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48 ft
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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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