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Flamingo Fishing Rodeo set to begin in one of sportfishing’s best destinations
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Flamingo Fishing Rodeo set to begin in one of sportfishing’s best destinations

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
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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…

How to catch big yellowfin and bigeye tuna offshore in Costa Rica
Editorial
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Editorial
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How to catch big yellowfin and bigeye tuna offshore in Costa Rica

Willy Atencio / Fish Drake Bay - June 27, 2019

Thanks to the efforts of FECOP and other organizations that protect the waters of Costa Rica, tuna are back with a vengeance for sport fishermen. My fellow…

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,…

Fishing in Costa Rica for Freight Trains
Fishing
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Fishing
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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…

Costa Rica tuna decree seems to be working
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica tuna decree seems to be working

Todd Staley - June 10, 2019

Statistics are beginning to show what people on the water already knew: Fish stocks are improving in areas where tuna purse seine boats are prohibited. Purse seiner…

Ticos take bronze in first international kayak tournament
Fishing
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Fishing
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Ticos take bronze in first international kayak tournament

Todd Staley - June 3, 2019

Costa Rica earned the bronze medal over the weekend in Cookeville, Tennessee, after participating in the first-ever PanAmerican Delegation Kayak Bass Tournament. United States and Canada took…

The evolution of the Hero Shot
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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The evolution of the Hero Shot

Todd Staley - February 28, 2019

Did you know the picture above is now illegal in Costa Rica? Ten years ago a regulation made it illegal for the sports fishing sector to take…

Tussling for tuna: Costa Rican fishermen want more access to a local tuna
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Tussling for tuna: Costa Rican fishermen want more access to a local tuna

Todd Staley - February 14, 2019

Robert Nunes is a commercial fisherman who actively defends his peers in Costa Rica’s commercial fishing industry. He volunteers a lot of his time with Mauricio Gonzalez,…

A new hook for displaced shrimp industry workers
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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A new hook for displaced shrimp industry workers

Todd Staley - February 7, 2019

Many people applauded Costa Rica for outlawing shrimp trawling last year. The new ruling has survived many court challenges and even today the shrimp industry and INCOPESCA,…

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