We finished day 3 of 2013 Quepos Billfish Cup with another 6 sailfish and two dorado for 622 points, giving us 1,222 for the three day total.
If only the sailfish had the energy and ambition we did today… Unfortunately, Team CRFP did not have a great day today as the fishing slowed down from Day 1 to Day 2. Despite positive reports on water temps and currents and extremely calm sea conditions, everyone had to work…
The first day of The Quepos Billfish Cup had it’s ups and downs for team CRFP, but it was riveting from start to finish. At 6:00 AM all the boats paraded out of the Marina Pez Vela as a helicopter flew overhead to snap photos. With a large swath of very…
Last year the University of Costa Rica, The Billfish Foundation, and Southwick Associates put together a socio-economic study showing the numerous ways that the sport fishing industry outperformed the commercial fishing industry in Costa Rica.
If El Niño does occur this year it most likely will have a noticeable effect on the weather throughout the tropical Pacific and it could possibly affect the fishing in South America, but it most likely will have no effect on Costa Rica.
The new VMS will allow Costa Rican officials to monitor the exact positions of all fishing vessels and long line boats via satellite.
Costa Rica sport fishing is some of the very best in the world. You can go tarpon fishing on the Caribbean Coast, bass or trout fishing on the fresh water lakes and rivers, or billfishing along Costa Rica’s long and beautiful Pacific Coast.
Once he got close he caught his second wind and started jumping out of the water a bit more in an effort to throw
the hook, but we had it set and I wasn’t about to let him get away now.