Quepos Costa Rica fishing is often described as one of the best in the world. From the variation of fish on offer, to the stunning setting, to the vibrant town of Quepos itself; this is the complete fishing vacation. However, to ensure that your Quepos fishing holiday is the best it can possibly be, you must carefully consider when in the year you are going to visit.
When it comes to fishing, a lot of people go to Quepos with a few species inmind. For instance, they have their eyes set on catching marlin or roosterfish is another popular option. Thus, you have to make sure you book your holiday during a period whereby these species are found in abundance. You don’t want to hop on one of the Quepos boats for a frustrating day ahead because you have picked a bad fishing season.
So, let’s delve a little bit deeper. September and October are generally considered the worst months to visit Costa Rica’s Central Pacific when compared with the rest of the year. It is not all doom and gloom. You can experience some decent dorado and roosterfish fishing.However, you would be better off going during a different month if you want to really make the most of what fishing in Quepos has to offer.
In fact, if you can wait a few months until after the Christmas period you can give yourself a lovely New Year’s Quepos fishing trip. This is because January and February are widely considered the best two months in Quepos for all types of fishing. These two months are excellent for all of the following; blue marlin, black marlin, roosterfish, wahoo, snapper, dorado, yellowfin tuna and sailfish.
Nonetheless, in general fishing in Quepos can be a good experience all year round. You don’t need to stick to January and February to be sure of a great vacation. To provide further insight let’s take a look at each species coupled with the months that you are guaranteed to enjoy an excellent fishing season…
- Roosterfish – November until August
- Wahoo – December until February / June & July
- Snapper – November until August
- Dorado – December until April / June & July
- Yellowfin Tuna – January & February / June until August
- Sailfish – December until April
- Black and Blue Marlin – November until March / June
Hopefully you now have the information you require regarding the best fishing seasons in Quepos. There is never a bad time to fish in this area of Costa Rica. However, you can definitely enhance your holiday by using the facts and tips that have been provided in this post.