Sportfishing

The Central Pacific offers fantastic sport fishing opportunities for all, whether first timers, amateurs and seasoned fishers. We can help you book the right fishing charter to fit your needs and budget. Choose to depart from the renowned world-class Los Sueños Marina or the Quepos Marina, and even directly from the beach at tranquil Herradura Bay.

Costa Rica Central Pacific Fishing Calendar

Off Shore SpeciesJan-AprMay-JunJul-AugNov-Dec
Black MarlinFairGoodGoodExcellent
Blue MarlinFairGoodFairExcellent
SailfishExcellentGoodGoodExcellent
DoradoExcellentGoodGoodExcellent
Yellow Fin TunaExcellentExcellentExcellentGood
WahooGoodGoodGoodFair
Near Shore SpeciesJan-AprMay-JunJul-AugNov-Dec
RoosterfishGoodGoodExcellentFair
SnapperGoodGoodExcellentExcellent

These fishing calendars are a general guideline for certain species. However, as with fishing anywhere in the world, the bite may be strong when it’s typically not, and slow when it’s typically strong. Keep in mind that water temperature, moon phase, current, rainfall and various other natural causes can result in unusual changes in fish behavior, feeding habits and their willingness to bite. While we are fortunate to have more than average outstanding days of fishing, as anywhere in the world, there will be a share of slow days as well.