Wrestling Roosters

Stunning and Strong. The Roosterfish is the Main Prize here.

This package is for anglers looking for a real fight. Roosterfish are the big prize for in-shore anglers due to their hard fighting ability, beautiful colors, and giant comb-like dorsal fin. Fish near the rocky islands and reefs for this game fish with the attitude of a middle linebacker.

*Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.

Day 1: Fly into San Jose, Costa Rica where you will be met inside the airport and taken to your waiting private transfer. From there we’ll take you down to the sport fishing capital of Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio. You’ll stay at the boutique The Falls Resort, which offers it’s guests a quiet and serene setting in the midst of the tropical rain forest. Here you can find sloths, monkeys, over 1,000 types of plants, natural waterfalls, and the #1 rated restaurant in the area.

Day 2: You will be picked early in the morning for your first day of fishing! You’ll fish with perhaps the best in-shore guide and angler in Costa Rica, Pepsi. Originally from the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica and named Leonardo, Pepsi speaks native English and has been fishing his entire life so he knows how to handle his boat and find the fish. Troll with live bait and wait for the reel to scream!

Day 3: Head out early in the morning for another day full of roosterfish! Pepsi will have the live bait ready so if you missed out the first day here is your second chance.

Day 4: Take this day off to relax, rest your arms, and see what else Costa Rica has to offer. The nearby Manuel Antonio National Park is the most visited national park in Costa Rica due to it’s abundant wildlife and three gorgeous beaches.

Day 5: Head back out along the Central Pacific coastline for another day of light tackle fishing. Roosterfish love to make a second run when you get them close to the boat, so be prepared to fight back! If you’ve already caught a few roosterfish you can certainly go after one of our other in-shore species like snapper, grouper, jacks, barracuda, mackerel, and sea bass.

Day 6: Enjoy your last day in Costa Rica, you’ve earned it! Today you’ll do the famous canopy zip-line tour which includes a tilapia farm, butterfly garden, 14 cables, and the Tarzan swing!

Day 7: We will pick you up and take you to the Quepos Airstrip so you can board your domestic flight for a 25 minute flight back to San Jose.

This package includes these hotels:

  • The Falls Resort

    The Falls Resort

    Surrounded by dense rain forest full of butterflies, monkeys and tropical birds, The Falls creates a peaceful and harmonious setting for a relaxing getaway. The hotel is located atop a hill just before the town of Manuel Antonio within walking...

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Besides fishing, this package includes following tours:

  • Safari Canopy

    Travel across the forest suspended by cables! While you feel the adrenaline rush try to make sure to be on the lookout for exotic animals like monkeys, poison dart frogs and toucans! « View Tour »

Ideal for catching:

  • Roosterfish

    The target and prize of most serious in-shore fisherman, the roosterfish is one of Costa Rica’s most sought after species. Once hooked, this brazen and macho fish will try, and actually might be able, to out muscle you. « Read more about Roosterfish »
  • Snapper

    Snapper are found in the Pacific Ocean from Southern California to Peru and in tropical and temperate waters in the Atlantic Ocean. The number of different snapper species numbers well into the double digits, but the ones we are most concerned... « Read more about Snapper »

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