Pick your Month…Find Your Fish! We hope you enjoy this exciting Costa Rica sport fishing “highlight reel” featuring actual anglers from 2017.
About Will Briegel
Will Briegel has lived in Costa Rica for 15 years and has been the Director of Marketing at Crocodile Bay Resort and special content contributor for 12 years. He is familiar with all aspects of living, traveling and fishing in Costa Rica.
Entries by Will Briegel
This once-in-a-lifetime photo workshop will take place on Costa Rica’s beautiful Osa Peninsula, a location National Geographic calls, “The most biologically intense place on Earth.” An impressive claim, but just a few hours on site is enough to make a believer out of any skeptic. As a full-time wildlife photographer, Steve has been to more than […]
This past month we were joined by Mike Haunton and Andrew Majury from Canada. They fished with us for five days. The bite was a little up and down but they ended up releasing fifteen roosterfish one day and another day they landed thirteen snappers. Mike and Andrew really enjoyed having fresh fish for dinner every night.
Crocodile Bay Resort and FECOP sponsor Gray Fish-Tag Program to help study, understand and protect roosterfish populations in Costa Rica UPDATE: NEW VIDEO – Tagging Roosterfish out of Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica Crocodile Bay Resort’s Fishing Director, Todd Staley is on a six month leave helping FECOP with fishing conservation. Crocodile Bay is […]
Lights, Camera, Action! – Check out the September “Video Fishing Report” from our guests this past month at Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica! August and September have been good months for roosterfish. If you are in search of a trophy roosterfish, the “Green Season” (April 15 through December 15th) offers some of the best inshore fishing of the year.
1 Boat, 3 days, 128 fish, 12 Species The roosterfish are schooled up and they are hungry. In the first two weeks of August we released 94 roosterfish with only three boats on the water each day. Some highlights included the Alameda group that started off their vacation catching twenty-seven roosterfish and a mixed bag […]
Costa Rica fishing report – Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica by Capt. Allan Smith – While I was at ICAST, the marlin fishing started to heat up. The groups Bianchi, King, Blenkhorn, and Shapiro all released marlin and the Hines group managed to release three. Most of the fish caught were within fourteen miles of […]
Crocodile Bay Fishing Report July 2017 – By Captain Allan Smith – Well, it is summertime and things have begun to heat up at Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica. Inshore the fishing continues to be great, with steady Rooster numbers and a few surprises mixed in. Offshore the blue water has moved back in, and […]
Boston Whaler Raises 41 Marlin, Mark Davis of Big Water Adventures Visits, Ladies Lets Go Fishing and More at Crocodile Bay Resort Costa Rica Fishing Report May 2017 – April was one of the craziest months I have seen in all my years at Crocodile Bay. Fortunately, I lost my hair years ago or it […]
One of the first things to consider when planning your Costa Rica sport fishing vacation is what species you want to target and what time of the year conditions are most favorable to yield the highest numbers of that species. This Costa Rica fishing guide and calendar will provide an overview of the best “historical” months […]
Costa Rica Fishing Report – News and Updates out of Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica – April 2017 by Fishing Director Todd Staley Thanks to Dave Rimington, Rich Hahn, and Gary and Susan Ellis who hosted another Boomer Esiason Redbone@Large Celebrity fishing tournament at Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica. The competition among the group of […]
Costa Rica Fishing Report by Fishing Director Todd Staley – They told me it had been 170 some years since the last hurricane hit Costa Rica but strange things sure have happened since we got hit last November and it is not good for my mental health. There are lots of sailfish out there. People […]