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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.
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LOS SUENOS TRIPLE CROWN 2016 January 20th -23rd 2016
Leg 1 of the 2016 Los SueĂ±os Signature Triple Crown achieved a phenomenal 1,961 billfish
releases with a fish to boat ratio of 45:1 by 44 participating teams.
Leg 2 February 24th - 27th 2016
2,754 billfish released during the Second Leg of the 2016 Los SueĂ±os Signature Triple Crown
by 43 teams 12 years of tournament records shattered! It was an epic three days at
Los SueĂ±os Resort Marina, located at Playa Herradura on Costa Ricaâ€™s Central Pacific Coast.
During the second leg of the third annual Los
Leg 3 March 30th - April 2nd 206
Now our locals
Capt. Skeet .. Slow pickins’ in Flamingo. Two sails and a mahi in two days.
Wet A .. Fun family day on the Wet A II. We released three sails but lost a
on the wahoo and another sail. We love young anglers learning how to fish!
Capt. Carlos .. 4 sails and a 35lb Cubera snapper
Mr. Tanner fishing on the Alpha Brava with Capt. Johan .. 18/23 sails
Capt. Greg 38ft Maverick ..20 tuna
Capt. Chin 31ft center console : day 1 3 sails .. day 2 .. 2 sails both half days
Capt. Fernanda 28ft.center console : day 1 .. 3 sails , day 2 ..30 grouper 1/2 day .. day 3, 4 sails .. day 4,8 sails
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Just a quick report before working as an observer for the Los Suenos Triple Crown 2016
Tournament in Los Suenos Marina
WA 31ft Bertram
Day 1 - Another great day out of Carrillo. Six sails released
day 2 - Sailfish and yellowfin again today. Three of each.
WA 31ft Bertram
day 1 - Happy anglers today. Released two sails and boated three yellowfin and a dorado.
day 2 - Escaped the 30 knot wind gusts of Flamingo and fished 40 miles south.
Released 7 sails and boated a baby mahi for dinner
Capt. Bernie , Convertible 42 ft Bertram
day 1 - Today on was the first day of Marlin University. We had a good start releasing 9 sailfish.
day 2 - We released 19 sailfish on the Bertram on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Los Suenos Marina Herradura :
Capt.Carlos 32ft ( usually in Flamingo )
day 1 - 5/8 sails .. little rough this day
day 2 - 8 sails , caught 10 yellow fin 15-25 lbs
Capt. Richard 31ft Sport fisher ( usually in Flamingo )
day 1 - raised 25 sails , 20 bites
day 2 - 4/5 sails 1 blue marlin
Capt. Brent Sportsman
49 bites today
Capt. Chris 46ft Viking
7/17 raised 22
day 1 - 6/8 sail
day 2 - 12/13 sails
OK , for all you fishing people out there wanting to know how fishing is this time of year
The Los Suenos Triple Crown Billfish Tournament leg 2 kicks off with the Capt/Observer sigh in and
party starts Wens Observers meeting every day at 5 an at the Hook Up bar in Los Suenos , on the boats
at 5:30 am returning around 6pm everyday .. 1st leg was in Jan with 44 boats and over 1950 billfish
if anyone want to get up dates on the tournament .. go to Google and put in Los Suenos Triple Crown 2106
qnd you will get a boat by boat up date .. since 2 yrs ago the we have been breaking records , more and more
people are coming down for some great fishing .
Well its a little rough up in the Tamarindo/Flamingo area due to the papagayo wind
but still have a few good catches up there .
Wet Sportfishing , 31ft Flybrige Bertram .. released 7 sails and a baby Mahi
Capt.Skeet W .. Yesterday on the Wacker we caught a big blue marlin, 6 sailfish and a nice mahi for dinner
Capt.Steve ,xpress 36 ft .. 4/7 sails 6 grouper
Capt.Jon , 28ft Shamrock .. 7/7 sails missed a blue
Los Suenos Marina
G Fisher 31ft Sportfisher
1st day raised 25 sails , 20 bites
2nd day 4/5 sails , 1 blue
O Fla 45ft Carolina
1st day 15 sail .. South East
2nd day 9 sails 1 blue
Capt.Carl , 32ft Express
1st day 8 sails .. 10 yellowfin tuna 15-25 lbs
2nd day 7/9 sails
3rd day 7/10 sails
Capt. Chee , 31ft center console
1st day 4 sails
2nd day 8/10 sails
3rd day 4 sails 1 blue 22 miles out
Capt.Cris , 46ft Viking
1st day 7/12 sails 5 Bonita
2nd day 5/9 sails
Capt.Tom , 36ft Custom Express
1st day 6/10 sails
2nd day 11/14 sails
Capt.Mel , 35ft
1st day 7/12 sails .. craters
2nd day 9/10 sails .. same place
Capt.Jack , 36ft Hatteras
1st day 7/9 sails .. little choppy , everyone was chumming the waters
2nd day 5/6 sails
3rd day 7/7 sails
Capt.Bill, 35ft Flybridge
1st day 6/8 sails 1 350lb blue
2nd day 5/9 sails
Capt. Jorge 28ft center console
1st day 5/8 snook , 1 rooster
2nd day 10 grouper , 1 rooster
Capt.Mike , 34ft L&H walk around
3 roosters , 1 DAMM bird
The month of Jan started off a new and great season , as some of you know we had the Los Suenos Triple crown bill fish tournament
Check out the Press Release for Leg 1 of the Los SueĂ±os Signature Triple Crown, presented by Chantilly Air! Follow the link and click on 2016 Leg 1: 1,961 releases.
Starting up North in Tamarindo/Flamingo
Capt. Carlos.. As for the fishing, I have been fishing the past 2 weeks now and it has been pretty good out here, water temperature is good (82F-85F) water is nice and blue and lost of bait around ( mostly flying fish and squids), average raised sails a per day are in the 6-10, but I have gad days off over 20 raised sails per day, we have also been catching some blue marlin, in the past 2 weeks we have been able to released 3 blues in the 300 pound range and have raised over 8, we also landed a dorado on sunday and a couple wahoos the past weeks, haven’t found any yellowfin tuna lately but who knows, as you know things can turn over night.
Capt. Skeet .. Jan 22nd George told me that he wanted to go marlin fishing so we did. We caught 2 blue marlin, a 48# wahoo, a nice tuna and reeled the lures and teasers away from 6 sailfish that were bothering us. Out again tomorrow.
Jan 23rd , I tried to get George back out to where he caught 2 marlin yesterday but the winds were very persistent all day long.
Jan 28th , Yesterday on the Bush we released 6 sailfish, in calm water for a nice change
Jaco/Los Suenos / Herradura
We had a few boats go out the other day out of Los Suenos
Capt. Johnny .. 12/15 sails
Capt. Paul .. 8/11 sails
Capt. Manny .. 12 grouper bottom fishing .. 2 sails trolling
Capt.Chino .. 1st day , 9 sails .. 2nd day , 12 sails
Scatterbrain went 25/38 only 22 miles 2 days ago , right out front before the corner.
Capt.Mitch 14/17 sails
Marina Pez Vela Quepos
Felipe .. 7/8 sails .. 4 jacks
Skip .. 1st day , 7/10 sail .. day 2 , 6/6 sails , day 3 , 9/11 sails missed a blue
Capt. Roy .. inshore snook fishing . 1st day 6 snook , 2nd day 8 snook , 4 snapper
Steve .. 1st day 8/10 sails 2nd day 6/9 sails
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Los Suenos Triple Crown Bill Fish Tournament .. January 20-23, 2016 // February 24-27, 2016 // March 30-April 2, 2016
Today is the kick-off of the Los Suenos Triple Crown Bill Fish Tournament ..
January 20-23, 2016 // February 24-27, 2016 // March 30-April 2, 2016
Here are some reports from the boats in the tourney and some of ours as well
Los Suenos Marina
Miss B- 18/25 sails today and a Panthers win! I it doesn’t get much better!
Epic 1/18 released 13 sailfish from 18-20 bites, kept 3 yellowfin tuna for dinner, fun fishing !
Capt. Mel - Craig Lott & Tammera Lott hooked up on their 1st double of the day, Released 8 sails, 2 doubles and a triple
Capt. Jorge - Jorge .. 15 grouper
Gapt. Gary - Raise 28 Sails, Catch 15 from 26 bites. Nice practice day.
Crappy morning, found a good bite late. Raised 31, 24 bites, catch 16 sails in 4 hours. Nother day tomorrow!
Wet II - We got off to a slow start in Carrillo but made up for it on day three with 15/18 sails released
Wetll Released 3-6 Sailfish - Flamingo
Capt.Carlos - 12/16 sails 1 blue
11/16 sails missed a blue
Capt.Steve - 6/8 sails
Jan 15th improved a little, releasing 5 sailfish on the BW. Nice weather and nice clients again. We even had some
pilot whales entertain us for a little while in between bites.
Yesterday on the BW we endured 20-30 knot winds all day but still managed to catch 9 sailfish
Out with the old and in with the new , lets start off with the old .. fishing is getting hotter then the weather , we have reports from the Caribbean - Guanacaste -Flamingo/Tamarindo - Los Suenos - Marina Pez Vela ..
Capt. Eddie .. 3 sails 1 marlin 2 dorado
Capt. Carlos reports catching 10 and more sails a day .. a few blue marlin
Capt. Richard in Flamingo reports raising an average of 7 sailfish per day and an occasional marlin. Some dorado being caught.
Capt. Steve ave the same 10-15 sails some dorado
Capt. Bill reports .. 350 marlin 4 sailfish
Capt. Brent .. Yesterday 25 bites did not get out until 10:00am day before 31 good fishing now
Capt. Tom .. Fishing has been good around 10 to 15 sails a day and lots of tuna, todays ago we caught about 1000lbs of tuna.
Capt G .. 10 sails .. 2 blue .. 2 dorado and 4 tuna
Marina Pez Vela
Capt, Skip .. 7 sails 3 dorado
Capt, John inshore .. 1st day .. 6 snook .. 2 rooster
Bottom fishing .. 2nd day .. 8 grouper
offsore .. 3rd day .. 4 sails 2 dorado
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2016 Los Suenos Triple Crown Jan 20th - 23rd .. Feb 24th - 27th .. March 30 - April 2nd
$950 ˝ day - $1250 full dayPalm beach style boat, Single engine 330hp, cruises at 18\20 knots. Very good boat for inshore fishing and offshore , very comfortable for 4 people , max 5 people. Full bathroom.
We have some good reports from charters in the River Colorado , Flamingo , Los Suenos Marina and Marina Pez Vela
We want to congratulate Capt. Carlos for coming in 2nd place out of 10 boats in a tournament in the Flamingo area
1st day .. 5 sails .. 1 blue .. 2nd day 3/5 sails .. 3 tuna
Capt. Steve .. 3 sails .. 4 dorado and raised a blue
Capt. Skeet .. 5 sails full day out
Capt. Eddie ,23 ft :River Colorado .. 2 tarpon
Los Suenos ..
Capt. Chris 46ft Viking .. 8 mackerel .. 5 jacks .. 4 sails
Team CR Primo .. 2 corvinas .. 4 mackerel .. 1 rooster .. 4 snapper ans 1 jack
Capt. Gary W .. 7 sails and 1 tuna
Capt. Mitch 45ft Carolina .. 1 st. day 4/7 sail 2 dorado .. 2nd day 7/7 sail .. 1 dorado and 1 blue
Capt. Felipe .. 31ft - Today ..raised 9 sails , hooked 5 , released 1
Marina Pez Vela ..
Capt. Skip .. 4/6 sails .. 2 dorado
Capt. Roy inshore .. 5 snook .. half day
Los Suenos Triple Crown .. 2016
Jan 20th - 23rd .. Feb 24th - 27th .. March 30th - April 2nd
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