Bring your whole family to Costa Rica to fish. Have a blast!

Those anglers lucky enough to fish over the past week or so had some great moments. Everyone on charters with Costa Rica’s leading sportfishing charter captains caught fish.

Pez Vela Marina in Quepos has been a beehive of sportfishing action. One family from the UK had fun catching – and releasing – jack inshore on the 31ft Good Day with Captain Manuel Gabuardi. Meanwhile, anglers on the 46ft CaribSea with Captain Glenn Morales had planned to spend two days at the FADs. But they called it quits and headed back at 2 PM on Day 1 after releasing three blue marlin, a striped marlin, and sailfish. They got their Grand Slam! And then, another family with Manuel caught six sailfish, this wahoo, and this dorado (below).

Family fishing appears to have been a recurring theme of the past Costa Rica fishing week. Up in Tamarindo on Costa Rica’s North Pacific coast, this family on the 36ft Capullo with Captain Manuel Leal had a fun day catching wahoo, dorado and yellowfin tuna.

Still in the north, but this time in Flamingo, anglers with Captain Junior Bustos on the 31ft Gamefisher II went 2-3 on sailfish, and caught three 20-35lb dorado, and two yellowfin tuna 20-40lbs.

Anglers with Captain Junior Bustos on the Gamefisher II released this nice sailfish

Give your family something special this summer. Surprise them with a Costa Rica fishing trip! Contact FishCostaRica now. We know the kid-friendly captains. We’ll point you to the Costa Rica sportfishing destinations where you and the kids will catch the species you and they want. We can recommend hotels where youngsters are welcome. Call us at 1-800-407-9438 or 858-736-9031 from the USA and Canada. Call +506 2282-7215 from everywhere else. If you have WhatsApp, it is +506 7125-8852.

If you can’t come with the kids this summer, but want something special – consider a trip to the FADs for marlin and sailfish. The FADs are where you can expect to catch the greatest number of marlin, more than on conventional full-day offshore charters. FishCostaRica offers multi-day trips to the FADs with IGFA award-winning Captain Bobby McGuinness. Bobby fishes out of Golfito on the South Pacific coast.

Contact us to learn more about FAD fishing with Bobby this summer and autumn. It’s the fishing adventure of a lifetime.

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