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  1. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Last month was served as another example of why Costa Rica has earned the nickname "the billfish capital of the world" as the sailfish bite remained steady and the marlin bite phenomenal. Most anglers and travelers know by now that Costa Rica's peak billfish season and dry season run from...
  2. Offshore Fishing Reports
    When people talk about the peak fishing season in Costa Rica everyone rushes to say that it's December through April, just like the dry season. While that is indeed our peak billfish season, for some reason a lot of anglers think that just because we experience our green season, or rainy...
  3. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Costa Rica's peak billfish season (Dec-Apr) continued to be feast or famine last month. The sailfish bite has been incredibly hard to predict as some days boats are seeing double digit sailfish and then the next week it'll be just one or two per boat. Fortunately Costa Rica isn't about a...
  4. Reels
    Im going to buy a couple because they are light weight and a breeze to handle. Im a bit concerned about the capacity compared to a 50wide. I like 130 hollow braid on my 50wides-1200 yards plus topshot, but am concerned on the Talicas.Im thinking about stacking the braid-300 yards of 60-80lb...
  5. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Costa Rica's peak billfish season is underway and we have some reports worth sharing. After back-to-back-to-back record breaking years from 2014 through 2016 last year was considered a bit of a down year. We're still only 7 weeks into this peak season but the marlin numbers have been as good...
  6. Sold/Expired
    Have a couple of brand new shirts bought in excess Hoodie 1 and 1 size xl and 2xl 25$ instead of 35$ plus shipping Longsleeve 2 size xl 20$ instead of 30 plus shipping Tshirt m l xl 13$ Instead of 20 plus shipping
  7. South of the Border
    As we begin the month of March we are running at full capacity at the lodge and although the bite has been a bit tough going at times our crews are keeping the rods bent and our guests happy. March is considered 'prime time' for sailfish in Costa Rica and the fish are definitely here. We're...
  8. South of the Border
    As we approach the end of February there has been very noticeable improvement offshore with more Sailfish showing up between 10 and 15 miles from the Matapalo Point. The bite has been a bit sporadic on a few days but our captains are very persistent, searching the seemingly endless ocean for...
  9. Fish Species and Techniques
    We'd like to let everybody know that we will be holding the 3rd Annual Goose Hummock Offshore Bluewater Bash which will be held on March 3rd and 4th, 2017 at the Quincy Marriott. It will be two days of intensive hands on big game offshore fishing instructions and tactics taught by some of the...
  10. Fish Species and Techniques
    We'd like to let everybody know that we will be holding the 3rd Annual Goose Hummock Offshore Bluewater Bash which will be held on March 3rd and 4th, 2017 at the Quincy Marriott. It will be two days of intensive hands on big game offshore fishing instructions and tactics taught by some of the...
  11. South of the Border
    For decades, Costa Rica has been well known for the epic billfish bite that usually occurs every year from around January thru May and this year is no different. We are very happy to report that the annual 'Pez Vela' run has begun at Zancudo Lodge. We have been experiencing great Sailfish action...
  12. Global Reports
    January is usually the time when things get really heated up down here in the land of 'pura vida' and we are happy to report that the conditions are perfect for offshore and inshore game-fishing. The seas have been flat calm lately with stunning sunny blue skies. The bite is definitely on at...
  13. Offshore Fishing Reports
    HAPPY NEW YEAR...... Its another red hot week of fishing at Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica and there are lots more amazing fish stories to be told. The seamounts have been on fire lately and our expert crews have been getting up to 12 shots at Blue Marlin on most of the days offshore. There are very...
  14. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Our 2017 Season is off to a great start and we are having very little trouble keeping our guests busy with great fishing opportunities both offshore and inshore. The Marlin bite has been spectacular this month and it seems like everyday schools of Yellowfin Tuna are showing up out on the edge...
  15. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Our season is off to a great start and with the Christmas holidays right around the corner we are pleased to report that the fishing has has been nothing short of spectacular. Sailfish are showing up in good numbers offshore and the Yellowfin Tuna bite has been crazy! Our captains are busy...
  16. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Yesterday was the 3rd and final day of the 2016 Triple Crown Tournament, hosted at Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica. On the final day, the fishing was red hot with eight teams (20 anglers) in close contention for top spots in the billfish, roosterfish and gamefish divisions. TOURNAMENT TEAMS Ascent -...
  17. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Fishing Report - 1-6 December 2016 As we kick off our 2017 season the inshore bite has been excellent with loads of roosterfish showing up along the coast at Matapalo. Costa Rica scores high on the destination list when it comes to trophy roosters and our guests are having a blast catching some...
  18. Lure Building
    Started making my own lures. But after some tips on how to do solid colours and add eyes to them. couple of lures I have made so far
  19. Tackle and Rigging
    Its been a few years since people have posted about home made lures, I have just started making a couple for myself, interested in. How people are making theirs How they do there inserts. Supplies ( skirts - paua ) Resins and Molds used. Ive made a few now they worked well on the school blue...
  20. Boat Pooling
    Hello, I will be in Cabo from 13th-18th August. Booked two days with Victor Santi but plan to fish at least 4 days. I will bring jigging and popping gear, but I do not have a mandate. Will target whatever is biting at that time. If you happen to be there, I will be happy to share a panga...
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