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The Trip of a Lifetime – Review From Our 2017 Sweepstakes Winner

The Trip of a Lifetime – Review From Our 2017 Sweepstakes Winner Former specialist and now veteran Joshua Cumings and his wife Ashley Cumings won our 2017 all-inclusive Costa Rica Castaway Sweepstakes. Joshua was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He joined the Army in February of 2003 at the age of 22 and attended OSUT (One Station Unit Training) at FT. Leonard Wood, MO to be a Combat Engineer/Demolitions and bomb expert. During his career, Specialist Joshua Cumings served as an Engineer Squad Leader. He participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. His...

Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica Chosen to Host International Roosterfish Tournament

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Crocodile Bay Resort Selected to Host International Roosterfish Tournament in November 2018

JBL Communications Tournament 2018

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Crocodile Bay Resort Costa Rica Fishing Report – Mid April 2018 by Fishing Director Allan Smith – Greetings from the tropics, Last week we had the pleasure of hosting the JBL Communications Tournament put on by Brook Lunsford.

Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica – A Great Family Fishing Destination

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Costa Rica Family Fishing Destinations: Crocodile Bay Resort by Todd Staley The little Cessna rolled to a stop on the airstrip at Barra del Colorado. Out stepped a man and a young boy around 10 years old.

It’s Hasta Luego, It’s not Adios

A Message from Todd Staley – Fishing Director Ever since I remember, I’ve fished and have been lucky enough to spend my entire life near bodies of water that held fish. My mom always called me a “Dreamer”.

Costa Rica Sport Fishing Calendar

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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 to pursue your target species. January Tuna, Marlin, and Dorado taper off and numbers of Sailfish numbers begin to increase. February Prime time for Sailfish. Occasional Marlin, Tuna or Dorado. March Primetime for Sailfish. April Sailfish numbers drop...

It’s Not Always About the Fish

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Crocodile Bay, Costa Rica Fishing Features by Fishing Director Todd Staley It’s Not Always About the Fish (Article by Todd Staley from Sol de Osa) One of the most exciting days of fishing I ever had was in a lagoon in Nicaragua accessible only by passing through myriad rivers and creeks on the Caribbean side of  Costa Rica. That day, Mike Holiday and I hooked more than 60 tarpon on casting plugs. We tired of tarpon and went to the beach to cast for snook. The tarpon wouldn’t leave us alone. We were hooking them from shore. I watched as Holiday played and eventually landed a...

Winner of Annual Costa Rica Fishing Trip Catches 70lb Roosterfish

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There is a misconception out there that nobody ever really wins these “Enter to Win” on-line free trip promotions. Rest assured at Crocodile Bay Resort, that is not the case. Jeri Heiser and Paul Hartman from Bismark, North Dakota recently won our 2014-2015 VIP contest and just returned from their fishing and eco vacation at Crocodile Bay Resort which included three full days fishing on a 33′ Strike Yacht an exciting Ecotour in one of the world’s most bioligically diverse regions and deluxe treatment in our  luxury spa. Here’s what Jeri had to say about...