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Fishing Costa Rica: Tie a Ribbon Around the Yellow Sailfish Tree
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Costa Rica
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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 Fishing Legend:  Rembering Robin Williams:
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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
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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
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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…

Illegal Costa Rica Fishing Strains Gulf of Nicoya Communities
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Costa Rica
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Illegal Costa Rica Fishing Strains Gulf of Nicoya Communities

David Bolaños Acuña and Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - August 19, 2019

In Puerto Níspero, about 9 km from Puente de la Amistad in Guanacaste, Leandro Espinoza has just disembarked. It's three o'clock in the afternoon, and the 67-year-old…

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