Our new, improved, Costa Rica fishing website

We have a new website! Check it out now. The FishCostaRica.com website has been completely redesigned and updated. It gives you a better, fuller and more vivid presentation of the Costa Rica fishing scene. It allows us to be more responsive to your questions and requests. In addition, FishCostaRica.com will enable you to make the choice and fish with the top Costa Rica sportfishing captains in the country.

We have been the most respected name in Costa Rica fishing for over a quarter-century. Costa Rica sportfishing expert Mark Sydney has followed founder Richard Krug to provide almost 30 years of uninterrupted, on-the-spot Costa Rican sportfishing excellence and expertise from San José.

FishCostaRica.com a must for fishing enthusiasts

This is a website that everyone contemplating a Costa Rican sportfishing charter, or a full Costa Rica sport fishing vacation, should explore. FishCostaRica.com gives a panorama of what species of gamefish are caught in Costa Rica. It tells you where you can catch the gamefish you covet. It also tells you when best to catch them.

If you are unsure about whether you need a license to fish Costa Rica, for instance, FishCostaRica.com will tell you. Finally, if you do want to purchase a Costa Rica fishing license online, FishCostaRica.com will show you how to do it.

Another of the many FishCostaRica.com pluses: If you have already booked your hotel in Tamarindo and want to fish there, click on in the ‘Sportfishing by Location’ bar. It will give you a bit of local information, and also clue you in on the key Tamarindo area fishing species. Furthermore, you will also learn and when Tamarindo fishing species peak.

The do’s and don’ts of Costa Rica fishing

FishCostaRica.com response package provides helpful hints about the do’s and don’ts of Costa Rica fishing, and of vacationing in Costa Rica in general

The FishCostaRica.com contact form is a quick and easy way of getting valuable information about fishing and booking a Costa Rica sportfishing charter or a complete Costa Rica fishing vacation package. However, it is just as easy to contact FishCostaRica.com by phone. Call 1-800-407-9438 toll-free from the USA and Canada. Dial +506 2282-7215 from anywhere else. Or simply call 2282-7215 if you are already in Costa Rica.

There might be a few glitches right now on FishCostaRica.com, and we apologize in advance. But it’s simply an inevitable consequence of innovation. All will be smoothed out over time. The important thing is that FishCostaRica.com can and will serve your Costa Rica fishing needs. It is backed by 30 years of continued on-the-spot Costa Rican sport fishing excellence.

Remember: FishCostaRica – the most respected name in Costa Rica fishing for over a quarter-century.

The latest Costa Rica fishing news

Now for a bit of Costa Rica sportfishing news. Anglers who come to fish Costa Rica can catch billfish and most other offshore and inshore Pacific coast species 365 days a year, not only during peak periods. Captain Juan Carlos Fallas on the 43ft Spanish Fly out of Los Sueños Marina just returned from a one-day offshore charter. He had one Blue Marlin (photo, right) release, two releases, and two Yellowfin Tuna boated.

Out of the same marina on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast, Captain Esteban Marcos on the 36ft Good Day Too released five Sailfish. Costa Rica fishing captain MJ Alligood, 34ft Epic, caught seven Yellowfin Tuna casting poppers, and released a Sailfish. A couple of days earlier, MJ released a Cubera Snapper, a Roosterfish and a Jack fishing inshore. He also kept a bunch of Yellowfin also caught on the popper for dinner.

is just 75 minutes from San José, the Pacific fishing destination nearest to the capital. It is a world-class, superbly managed state-of-the-art marina. Los Sueños is considered one of the top marinas on the Pacific Ocean south of the US border. Finally, its sportfishing charter fleet of boats and international tournament-class captains is second to none.

The Los Sueños area south to Pez Vela Marina in Quepos is often called the world’s number one billfishery. It is the most popular destination for Costa Rica sportfishing enthusiasts from around the world.

One-day trip for Los Sueños fishing

FishCostaRica can help you put together your complete Costa Rica fishing vacation with top captains out of Los Sueños Marina. We will book you at angler-friendly hotels in the nearby beach resort of Jacó. But if you are confined to staying on San José on business or pleasure, find the time to sneak away for a one-day sportfishing excursion. There is nothing to stop you from a day of Los Sueños fishing.

FishCostRica can arrange round-trip, same-day transportation to Los Sueños – or to/from nearby Herradura Bay. Leave your San José area hotel just after 5:30 AM. An experienced English-speaking driver with a comfortable a/c minivan will pick you up and take you to Los Sueños. You will be there for your Costa Rica sportfishing boat’s departure at 7-7:15 AM.

If you have managed to bag one or more Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Snapper or Grouper, most Costa Rica sportfishing captains carry soy sauce and wasabi for sashimi. When you return to the marina at about 4-4:30 PM after fishing Los Sueños, the driver will be there to take you back to San José. Unexpected traffic excepted, you will be in San José by 6:30-7 PM.

Make sure to bring some food fish back with you. All you need is a word to your hotel restaurant’s maître d’ or head chef. You can usually have your catch prepared fresh and exactly the way you like it that very evening at a plate price.

Los Sueños is not the only area where Costa Rica sportfishing enthusiasts are catching fish. is also a major sportfishing destination in Guanacaste, on Costa Rica’s North Pacific coast. Captain Skeet Warren, on his 42ft Bushwacker, released a Blue Marlin and three Sailfish, and also boated this 35lb Dorado (Mahi-Mahi, photo right) for dinner.

Book your Costa Rica fishing adventure with FishCostaRica

The time to book your , or complete Costa Rican sport fishing vacation is right now! For an overview of how best and where best you can fish Costa Rica, go to our website FishCostaRica.com. Once there, email or call us: 1-800-407-9438 toll-free from the USA and Canada.

FishCostaRica.com offers hassle-free, one-stop shopping and advice. We will hook you up with the top Costa Rica sportfishing captains on the Pacific and/or Caribbean coasts. We will also arrange angler-friendly hotel accommodation, and seamless transportation.

Consult the experts at FishCostaRica – the most respected name in Costa Rica fishing for over a quarter-century.


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