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Central America begins ban to protect lobster
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Central America begins ban to protect lobster

AFP and The Tico Times - February 27, 2021

Countries of Central America and the Dominican Republic on Monday will begin a ban to protect the Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), threatened by overfishing, a specialized…

Project advances to move tuna sein boats 100 miles from coast
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Project advances to move tuna sein boats 100 miles from coast

Todd Staley - December 10, 2020

Members of the Costa Rican Fishing Federation (FECOP) spent two hours last Tuesday explaining to congress why Costa Rica needs to improve on its protection of its…

Costa Rica’s oceans and Covid-19
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Costa Rica’s oceans and Covid-19

Todd Staley - September 3, 2020

While we have all become prisoners of Covid-19, nature on the other hand is thriving. We are seeing examples all over the world of how quickly nature…

Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy
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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
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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…

Fishing Costa Rica: Tie a Ribbon Around the Yellow Sailfish Tree
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Fishing Costa Rica: Tie a Ribbon Around the Yellow Sailfish Tree

Todd Staley - January 31, 2020

It's that time of year again for the Central and Southern Pacific side of Costa Rica: The sailfish are here. The recent Rock Star tournament in Marina…

Costa Rica Flamingo Fishing Rodeo Set to Begin
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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 regaining position in global sport fishing world
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Costa Rica regaining position in global sport fishing world

Todd Staley - June 28, 2019

Twenty-five years ago, Costa Rica was known as the sailfish capital of the world. This was quite an accomplishment, as the sport fishing industry was still relatively…

Costa Rica named one of world’s best billfish destinations
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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,…

Fishing in Costa Rica for Freight Trains
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Fishing in Costa Rica for Freight Trains

Todd Staley - June 18, 2019

In my youth, I loved rock music.  Led Zepplin, The Who, The Rolling Stones and the likes were at the top of my playlist. As each of…

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