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…
Costa Rica fishing
This was truly a most tremendous sight. This melee was at least 1/2 mile wide and 1/2 mile in length. It was a massive feeding Frenzy. We saw hundreds of Tuna and only needed one. Well, I don’t have to tell you what happened next, because you already know. Yes, we got the Grand Slam (my first) and we came home.
Fantastic Fishing this past weekend here in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. We had on board a team from Stanford U to deploy Sat Tags for a study on the migration of Blue Marlin. The first day a Grand Slam 8 Blue Marlin 1 Stripe Marlin and a Sailfish….
2018/2019 was an incredible season filled with record setting fishing and off the chart sales for the Lodge. We are so fortunate to have such strong support from our returning guests, some amazing sponsors and a never tiring staff that continues learning and improving. We are humbled beyond words. Sales…
Anyone have a box of tissues for Maikol Barrantes Tito and Juan are laughing. The end game was near on a nice tuna but when he though it was over the tuna made another run.
Fishing continues to be very good here in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. The Tuna have showed up and the inshore fishing is fantastic. All Cubera Snappers were released to fight another day.
WOW the tuna bite is wide open. Most of the fleet are landing between 3-15 a day Our high speed Contender boats are using their Raymarine Super HD 12kw radar to find the schools. Plus a few a few sailfish and marlin.
WOW some big tuna are coming over the rails these past few days. One being a COW Its “Year of the Tuna” again The Zancudo Lodge. Yesturday one of the Contender Boats Inc. using their Raymarine Super HD Radar we were able to pick up birds 4 miles out. Wide Open Tuna bite One fish was 205lb Zach caught a 186lb and there were many 80-90lb.
The 2019 season is now heading into its 4th month and it has been the most incredible fishing since we assumed ownership 14 years ago. Along with the amazing fishing, our guests have been very happy with the vast improvements we’ve made every year to make their stay that much better….
Day 3 of The White Water event another amazing day fishing big tuna 150lber plus a bunch of 80lb some nice sized marlin sails and fantastic inshore action totals 25+ tunas 15+ dorados 4 Blue Marlin 6 sailfish 10 roosters