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It was a fantastic season for all of us here at the Zancudo Lodge! Our 2022 Season has officially gone out with a “bang” or should we say “splash” as lots of marlin showed up to crash the party in the final weeks of the season. Within two days, two boats released over 10 marlin each

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Marlin bite in March

Offshore has seen a better than usual showing for marlin this time of year with several blacks making an appearance, some tipping the scales at close to 500lbs. Blacks normally show up in larger numbers in the summer months, so this was a pleasant surprise. The lady in the blue dress aka blue marlin has also had a good showing in March with individuals averaging 200-300lbs.

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Black marlin in Costa Rica

Marlin continue to be the surprise this year as they seem to have forgotten to thin out for the sailfish this season with most anglers getting multiple shots at them. Last week we had five marlin releases in a single day, as well as lots of adrenaline pumping sailfish action.  The Lewis family went into full “Bucket List” mode when a 500lb black …

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This Year’s White Water Shootout marked the eighth consecutive year of this fun fishing tournament at The Zancudo Lodge in Costa Rica. The action was constant as big tuna and blue marlin made a good showing. A big tuna at 180lbs was the highlight. Read more and see who won

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marlin action

Enjoy fishing highlights from an incredible opening month at The Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica. As we enter the new year the marlin and tuna action is staying hot and the sailfish bite is really starting to pick up. Catch all the highlights as well as our January fishing forecast here…

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bull dorado

The big fish just keep on coming. Today every boat caught a blue marlin with a total of 19 over the past three days. Tons of monster dorado are keeping both the blue marlin and anglers happy. The tuna action remains consistent for those wishing to target them and we’re starting to see the sailfish action pick up. Sailfish numbers will only increase as the season progresses. Today’s highlight was this giant bull dorado (pictured).  The captains are getting some good practice in for the annual Triple Crown fishing tournament which kicks off soon.

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Team Contender with a big COW

The opening few days at The Zancudo Lodge in Costa Rica did not disappoint. Big tuna and lots of marlin greeted anglers in the first week of action at the lodge. Highlights included big tuna to 262lbs and lots of blue marlin. Read the opening week fishing report including photos of the past few days.

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The Zancudo Lodge – Working to Promote Healthy Billfish Populations in Southern Costa Rica Billfish tagging mission at The Zancudo Lodge with Stanford University and FECOP We have been busy this off season not only getting ready for the upcoming season in Costa Rica, but also doing our part to…

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How to make sashimi video

How to make sashimi Zancudo Lodge style This short video takes you through the sashimi process from dock to plate Everybody loves catching yellowfin tuna, and a very close second to the catching, is the eating. This video will show how to cut the sashimi once it’s on the dock…

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new fishing video The Zancudo Lodge

New Fishing Video – Learn more about angling adventures at The Zancudo Lodge Are you ready for a world class angling adventure? Check out this new fishing video from The Zancudo Lodge This new fishing video shows why our lodge is consistently chosen as Costa Rica’s #1 rated sport fishing…

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