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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…

Costa Rica Fishing: Tuna Decree Seems to be Working
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica Fishing: Tuna Decree Seems to be Working

Todd Staley - June 10, 2019

Statistics are beginning to show what people in Costa Rica and on the water already knew: Fish stocks are improving in areas where tuna purse seine boats…

Costa Rica Fishing for Science: Tagging and Studying Sailfish and Marlin
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Costa Rica Fishing for Science: Tagging and Studying Sailfish and Marlin

Todd Staley - January 31, 2019

The site of a billfish coming up into a spread of teasers, happily skipping across a deep blue ocean never gets old. Sailfish, named for their extremely…

Don’t pass on a chance of a fish to crow about
Fishing
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Fishing
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Don’t pass on a chance of a fish to crow about

Todd Staley - June 4, 2018

Most visiting anglers come to this country with either marlin, sailfish, or tarpon on their bucket list. These are all spectacular fish and great angling challenges, available…

Costa Rican government approves greenstick licenses for commercial, charter fishing fleets
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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Costa Rican government approves greenstick licenses for commercial, charter fishing fleets

Todd Staley - May 29, 2018

When it comes to fishing regulations, changes in Costa Rica are usually slow and deliberate. The government typically requires extensive technical and scientific support before it considers…

More calls for reform of the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute
Business
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Business
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More calls for reform of the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute

L. Arias - November 12, 2014

Update, Nov. 21: A previous version of this story included statements from the conservation group MarViva, issued under the context of a National Fishing Symposium on Nov.12. That information…

Costa Rica Sport Fishing Season in the South Pacific
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica Sport Fishing Season in the South Pacific

L. Arias - November 12, 2014

Business owners in some of the main sport fishing destinations on Costa Rica's South Pacific coast have great expectations for the industry's high season, which runs from November to April. Businesses in the popular destinations…