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Costa Rica Fishing Trips - Sailfishing

Are you considering Costa Rica fishing trips as part of a dream vacation? If so, you should definitely consider incorporating the Quepos region into your planning. If you have never tried your hand at deep sea fishing before, this may seem a little bit daunting. A lot of people feel it is a task that should be left to the keenest and most experienced anglers – those that go fishing all of the time. But all fishermen must start somewhere, and the waters off Quepos is are a wonderful fishing academy due to the sheer abundance of sports fish!

The waters are filled with a extraordinary array of marine life. There are so many different species of fish for you to try your hand at catching. This includes everything from Sailfish and Marlin to Dorado, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna and Roosterfish. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced angler, you will find the ideal challenge for you.

The range of available Costa Rica fishing species is truly magical, in all sizes, colours and appearance. Some put on the most spectacular display once they have been caught.

Next, picture the serene coastal setting – pristine rainforest in the background, separated from the ocean by a strip of exquisite golden sands. At times it can feel like you are on the set of a movie!

Charter Fishing Trips in Costa Rica

costa-rica- fishing trips - charter-boatGraceful charter fishing boats glide across the crystal clear water, and cruise off towards the horizon.  This about the overall experience, not the amount of fish you catch, although that can certainly add to the fun too. It is an excursion to be enjoyed. You will have a fun-filled day, meeting new people, enjoying the waters and some nice refreshments. A skilled team will be on hand to teach you everything you need to know. If this is your first time big game fishing they will walk you through the entire process and they will be watching and waiting should you have any concerns or you need a helping hand.

Simply make sure you choose a company that provides a varied excursion – one that is going to take you to the best inshore and offshore spots, and one that is going to give you the chance to catch an array of different species. This is exactly what we provide here at Quepos Fishing. When going on one of our excursions you can be confident that you will have the opportunity to try and hook some fish that aren’t too difficult to catch – the perfect way to get started.

Sailfish is a prime example of this. This species is in its plentiful here in Costa Rica and a lot of people enjoy Sailfish fishing out of the port of Quepos. You won’t experience a challenge as tough as others, such as the battle you have on your hands with Roosterfish, and therefore this is the ideal way to get started. The fun you will have is immense, because Sailfish actually put on one of the most spectacular displays when they have been hooked. This is the perfect reward for catching your very first fish.

One of the great things about going fishing is the fact that you never know what to expect; you don’t know what thrilling or exciting challenges you could come up against on the given day. However, as there are plenty of great fishing destinations all over the world, it’s important to do a little bit of research before you pick a location. After all, you want to make sure that there is indeed the potential for an epic battle while also discovering whether there are any added bonuses along the way, such as stunning scenery.


As we have already mentioned the scenery, there is only one place to begin, and this is with the beautiful natural landscape that surrounds you while fishing in Costa Rica. The sights will truly take your breath away; not only will you see fish dash out of the way of your boat, but you are bound to see dolphins too – it is a once in a lifetime experience. There aren’t many destinations that can say they boast an incredible fishing experience, yet have many other benefits to offer too, such as a hot climate and stunning sights. You get the complete fishing experience on our Costa Rica fishing trips.