Costa Rica Fishing at Crocodile Bay Resort – Beneath the Surface
Enjoy this new short video that begins beneath the surface of our 750 foot private pier and then takes you along some of Southern Costa Rica’s best inshore fishing spots and finally to the cobalt blue offshore waters of Costa Rica for sailfish, marlin and more. Enjoy the Costa Rica fishing action and check back for more editions of “Beneath the Surface” at Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica.
Marlins are the largest of the billfish and travel at vast speeds of up to 60 miles an hour with migration patterns that span 9,000 miles. They are spectacular creatures that are a daunting challenge to catch. These legendary creatures of the sea are one of anglers most celebrated catches. The blue marlin is probably the most prized catch of all the marlin due to its size and the challenge it gives even the most experienced sport fishermen. But it has been over 20 years since the a world record has been broken for these billfish.
The beautiful blue waters of the Osa Peninsula are abundant in majestic billfish that dance off the waters and give any sport fishermen a challenge when trying to reel them in. With sunshine and warm days most of the year and a pristine biodiverse environment that is not exploited, there is nothing like heading out in the waters here early in the morning to catch a billfish, especially the legendary marlin. With expert Captains and boats loaded with the latest technology, Crocodile Bay is known as the anglers dream destination for world-class fishing. According to the Billfish Foundation, Anglers contribute $599 million annually in direct and indirect revenue to the Costa Rican economy, so keeping the fish stock abundant keeps people coming here year after year. Continue reading Anglers’ Paradise for Billfish: Offshore Fishing in the Waters of the Osa Peninsula→
Swordfish, Marlin, Sailfish and Spearfish, these billfish are the lions and tigers of the sea. These billfish are great for sport fishing expeditions. On a hot sunny day in Costa Rica, amateurs and professionals alike head out into the deep blue Pacific waters to catch a billfish. In the Southern Pacific Coast, catching a Marlin is the real adventure and challenge. You can spend an entire day just waiting to catch one of the giant sea creatures. August through December is the peak season to catch a Marlin with Sailfish available year round. The challenge is what makes it worth the wait. Sailfish and Marlin are the most popular billfish caught in the Southern Pacific off the coast of Costa Rica. Anglers travel here from all over the world to fish for these billfish. Continue reading Lions and Tigers of the Ocean: Billfish in the Pacific→
Costa Rica is one of the best fishing spots in the world and after a long day of fishing or hiking through the rainforest, everyone is ready for a good hearty dinner. Abundant in fresh fish, vegetables and fruit available combined with the a strong Spanish influence, Costa Rica has some real epicurean treats. With its cultural history, of course black beans and rice are staples for meals here combined with other foods. A Casada is a typical Costa Rican dish, which has beans and rice served with fish, meat and chicken. But you can also enjoy incredible dishes with influences from all over the world and if you choose to. Probably what makes the food so good is that to start most of it is grown locally so everything you eat here is fresh. With a year-long growing season, there is never a shortage of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a daily locally caught fish if you are by the sea. Continue reading From Adventure to Dining: Costa Rica Centers Around Fishing→
Located on the southern most part of the pacific in Costa Rica is the Osa Pensinula. It offers pristine secluded beaches, warm waters, excellent resorts and some of the best sport fishing in the world. With plentiful numbers of sailfish and marlin, the abundance of billfish has made this area a famous and favored spot by world-class anglers. It is no surprise it has become a top destination vacation for sport fishermen.