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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:
Editorial
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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 Flamingo Fishing Rodeo Set to Begin
Fishing
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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…

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…

Fishing in Quepos Costa Rica for the next generation
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Fishing in Quepos Costa Rica for the next generation

Scott Cutter / Marina Pez Vela - May 20, 2019

Having completed the 20th edition of the Offshore World Championship in May, and the 7th edition of this iconic event here at Marina Pez Vela, the opportunity…

Costa Rica Fishing: 80 years of Illegal (Tarpon) Immigration
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Fishing
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Costa Rica Fishing: 80 years of Illegal (Tarpon) Immigration

Todd Staley - May 17, 2019

They enter through Panama at the canal and head in both directions. Some go south, settling in Colombia and as far south as Ecuador. Others head north…

King of the silver kings
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Soccer
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King of the silver kings

Todd Staley - June 19, 2017

As you approach the river mouth at Barra del Colorado for the first time, it appears as if you are about to enter a washing machine gone…

Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water

Todd Staley - June 4, 2017

Recommended: Reader not fond of 'torturing fish,' but sportfishing isn't the problem Note: I first wrote about this many years ago in The Tico Times, but it seems…

US tourist rescued at sea in southern Pacific
Latin America
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Latin America
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US tourist rescued at sea in southern Pacific

The Tico Times - July 22, 2014

A Costa Rican boat rescued a 63-year-old tourist from the United States in a mysterious accident at sea in southern Costa Rica last Friday, the Public Security…

Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary
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Environment and Wildlife
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Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post - June 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off limits to fishing,…