Central America Fishing Guide

Costa Rica’s Peak Billfish Season

Costa Rica’s Peak Billfish Season

One of the questions we hear the most often is, “when is the best time of year to catch sailfish & marlin?”  While we catch billfish twelve months a year here, anyone with brain bigger than a dorado’s will tell you that Costa Rica’s peak billfish season is December through April. 

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Costa Rica Fishing Report – July 2019

Costa Rica Fishing Report – July 2019

The red hot billfish bite from June carried over into July and more anglers got to see first hand why sport fishing in Costa Rica doesn't have an "off" season.  Nicknamed the "billfish capital of the world", this seems to be a well deserved moniker not only for the ridiculous marlin numbers we put...

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Costa Rica Fishing Report – June 2019

Costa Rica Fishing Report – June 2019

The summer of 2019 proved, yet again, that the great sport fishing in Costa Rica knows no bounds.  We talk to anglers every year and try to tell them that there is absolutely nothing to worry about coming down to fish during Costa Rica's "rainy season".  I think people envision 24/7 monsoons, 8 ft...

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Costa Rica Fishing Report – April 2019

Costa Rica Fishing Report – April 2019

Costa Rica’s peak billfish season is a glorious time of year.  Each year for five months from December through April the Central and Southern Pacific Coast of the country is blessed with calm seas, a near guarantee of perfect sunny weather, and healthy billfish populations most countries in the...

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Costa Rica Fishing Calendar

Costa Rica Fishing Calendar

By now it's no secret that Costa Rica is home to some of the best sport fishing in the entire world. Countless TV shows and magazines have documented the incredible inshore and offshore action, it hosts several international fishing tournaments every year, including the huge Offshore World...

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Costa Rica Fishing Report – March 2019

Costa Rica Fishing Report – March 2019

The fishing in Costa Rica in March picked up where February left off with a red hot sailfish bite. After two slow years in 2017-2018, this year has been a welcome return to normalcy with billfish numbers back to what we have grown accustomed to. Our Costa Rica Fishing Report - March 2019 reports...

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