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Costa Rican Congress approves controversial trawling law
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rican Congress approves controversial trawling law

AFP - October 23, 2020

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Thursday approved a controversial law authorizing trawl fishing, a method questioned by environmentalists and small-scale fishermen who fear the destruction of marine…

Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy
Fishing
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Fishing
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Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy

Todd Staley - May 25, 2020

The permanent smile mother nature seemed to put on their faces and their high intelligence are probably some of the reasons virtually everybody loves dolphins. Costa Rica…

Costa Rica fishing group donates food baskets coastal communities
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica fishing group donates food baskets coastal communities

Todd Staley - May 15, 2020

Like most nations around the globe, Costa Rica has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Because of its considerable tourism and fishing-based economy, the impact has…

Top App Helps Costa Rica Anglers
Fishing
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Fishing
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Top App Helps Costa Rica Anglers

Todd Staley - February 24, 2020

Since man began taking fish from the ocean, they have used natural occurrences and eventually man-made technology to help them find fish. Before modern fish-finder sonar, grouper…

Tournament in Costa Rica to celebrate women in fishing
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tournament in Costa Rica to celebrate women in fishing

Todd Staley - February 19, 2020

Samantha Mumford caught her first catfish in the pond at her godmother’s house when she was just 5 years old. That was the beginning of a chain…

Costa Rica Fishing Legend:  Rembering Robin Williams:
Editorial
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Editorial
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Costa Rica Fishing Legend: Rembering Robin Williams:

Todd Staley - December 18, 2019

I have had the honor to work for two great mentors in my three decades in Costa Rica. First was owner of the Rio Colorado Lodge, Archie…

The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica
Events
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Events
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The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica

Todd Staley - November 27, 2019

Last March, television fishing host and lure designer Larry Dahlberg spent five days in Puntarenas with MakeLure President Mike Faupel and Brad Roberts, a well-known lure maker,…

Fate of bigeye tuna in the balance in quota meet
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fate of bigeye tuna in the balance in quota meet

Laure Fillon / AFP - November 18, 2019

The fate of big-eye tuna, over-fished and in decline, could be decided this week when fishing nations meet to set quotas after failing last year to agree…

Costa Rica Flamingo Fishing Rodeo Set to Begin
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica Flamingo Fishing Rodeo Set to Begin

The Tico Times - July 23, 2019

Flamingo, Guanacaste, is one of sportfishing’s legendary destinations, an idyllic laid-back beach community located on Costa Rica's northern Pacific coast. A short run to the fishing grounds…

Costa Rica named one of world’s best billfish destinations
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica named one of world’s best billfish destinations

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2019

The fishing charter website FishingBooker has named Costa Rica as the fourth-best billfish destination in the world. The list -- based entirely on customer preferences and reviews,…