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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
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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…

Tournament in Costa Rica to celebrate women in fishing
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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…

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…

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…

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…