Sport Fishing in Costa Rica: The Best Spots

Caribbean Coast | Southern Pacific Coast and Osa Peninsula | Central Pacific | Nicoya Peninsula and Guanacaste


Fishing BoatCosta Rica has many famous fishing spots and one of the most frequented countries in Central America for offshore and deep sea fishing. As there are several operators throughout the country, we only pick the most reputable for fishing tours.

Flyfishing in Costa Rica is less well-known, but if you are a enthusiastic fly fisher, there are some great spots inland and on the seashore to you can enjoy this activity. Ask us for further information if you are interested in Fishing Tours in Costa Rica. We only cooperate with reliable operators that offer the best value for money.

Caribbean Coast

Barra del Colorado is an exclusive place (and only accessible by plane) to catch tarpons, barracudas, mackerels, pikes and more.

Southern Pacific Coast and Osa Peninsula

Golfito is the starting point from one side of the Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez serves the other side.

Central Pacific

There are several fishing operators in the area of Manuel Antonio and Punta Leona.

Nicoya Peninsula and Guanacaste

There are professional fishing operators in Tambor/Malpais. There is also the possibility of joining local fishermen for a tour at very reasonable prices. The most important location for big game fisching is Flamingo.

Trout Fishing

The area of "Los Santos" (around San Gerardo de Dota) has a few opportunities for trout fishing. Another place known for its trouts is Lake Cachi and the area of the Tapanti National Park (close to Cartago).

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