Caribbean Costa Rica Fishing Report January 2016

Carribean, Costa Rica Fishing Report January 2016

We begin our Caribbean Coast, Costa Rica fishing report with species most recently caught in the Central Caribbean waters of Costa Rica. From salt water offshore anglers, we are receiving many reports of tunas, wahoo, amberjack, snapper and dorado. Due to climatic variations this season, the Central Caribbean fishing season is about to kick off. It looks like it could be one of the best in a few years.

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Tuna bite is picking up in Caribbean waters.

The salt water inshore season is now coming to an end, but there have still be many reports of a small species of snook, snook, barracuda, cuberas, jacks and many large tarpon. The tarpon bite has been specifically hot at the mouths of rivers Colorado, Jaloba, Parismina, Matina, Westfalia, Pensurth and Sixaola.

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Robalo caught off the beach on the Caribbean coast.

As for fresh water anglers, many bobo, machaca and rainbow bass (guapotes) are being caught in the rivers of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Reventazon, Westfalia and Hone Creek.

The best inshore/fresh water fishing spots over the next few months are: (In order of importance)






Jimmy Rodriguez

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