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March 2007

Fish of the Month –– Snook (Robalo)

Snook are caught year round in all the river mouths that run into the Pacific Ocean in the Jaco area. An IGFA World Record Pacific Black Snook was caught just south of Quepos in the Naranja River and there was a 50 plus pound Snook caught last month by the “Terry Lee” that is rumored to be a new world record on 12 pound test.

There are lots of 20 to 40 pound Snook caught every year in the Jaco area. Snook are generally caught casting live bait, jigs and lures in and around the river mouths. Not many tourist or charter boats target Snook. Most Snook are caught by locals with hand lines and live bait. Live bait is best for the big Snook and small white jigs are best for the smaller Snook.

World Record: 53 lbs. 10 ounces (Common Snook) Parismina Ranch, Costa Rica

Fish image courtesy of www.saltwatersportsman.com

April Fish Forecast --The offshore bite will be above average in April. Boats will continue to catch good numbers of Sailfish and more Marlin and big Tuna than usual.

Fish Report

The Sailfish bite has continued to stay steady during the month of March. Boats are catching anywhere from 4 – 20 Sailfish a day, mixed in with the Sailfish there have been good numbers of big Tuna, Marlin and Dorado.

Congrats to the captain and crew of “The Bite” for winning the 2nd leg of the2007 Los Suenos Billfish Series. They released 4 Black Marlin and 20 Sailfish.

Congrats to Captain Dave and Sara from the “Predator” on the birth of their new baby boy Cameron.

Captain RJ on the “Predator” took a couple Police Officers from Miami out and they went 3 for 5 on Sailfish and released a 600 plus pound Blue Marlin. The big Marlin hit on a ballyhoo with circle hook. The fish fought for more than 2 hours before being released.

Our prayers go out to the family and friends of Joe from Costa Rica Dreams. I‘ll miss seeing him on the charter dock…rest in peace.

Give me a call or send an email with your fish story for the next “Costa Rica Fishing Report”.

Thanks,

bubba
643-2898
sailfishcr@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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27 ft
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32 ft
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32 ft
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36ft
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42 ft
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48 ft
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55 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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