Once you've bought your ticket to Costa Rica, take some time
to decide what coast you want to fish. The choices begin on
the northern area of the Pacific coast. The Gulf of Papagayo
offers excellent opportunities for cubera, snapper, roosterfish,
sailfish, marlin, dolfin, yellowfin and wahoo.
Most of the experienced operators that run out of the area suggest
heading to the waters surrounding the small group of islands
called Islas Murcielagos to the north of the Papagayo Gulf or
to Catalinas Islands down south of it.
While many operators are optimistic when taking anglers out,
they maintain that the fishing depends primarily on the prevailing
conditions such as: wind, rain, moon and currents often determine
the availability of many of the most popular big game fish,
but rest assured that if they can find the schools for you they
Many of the sportsfishing groups operate inshore as well as offshore
fishing charters and be assured that you will have a live time
fishing adventure with Guanacaste Fishing Charters.