Welcome Zancudo Members! The September switch has got fishing firing on all fronts at Zancudo Lodge. We’ve been busy battling tuna, sailfish and roosters while working on new upgrades for the lodge moving into the fall months. Fishing Report – As you may have heard, yellowfin tuna fishing is lights…
fishing in Costa Rica
Two days Wed & Sun fishing report big tuna here in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. Headed out of the Zancudo Lodge with capitan cholo, the lodge owner Gregg and their friend Juan on one of the 32 contenders. Made bait in about an hour, all blue runners. Ran…
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….
WIDE OPEN Tuna bite today here at the Zancudo Lodge in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. Water was flat calm only 20 miles out fish were 70lb-95lb. At 1pm were done but Cholo called us on the radio and told us about floating FAD. We ran over to him…
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.
Wide open Tuna bite today plus a few sails. Over 18 fish landed by our crew. Nice Grade 60lb-180lb releasing most of them. The biggest tuna was 180lb on the scale.
The tuna bite is still fantastic Kipp Felice his dad and brother in law hooked a few 100lb+ers but mostly their fish were in the 60lb class. The Black Hawk from New York and his son fought a big tuna for over 2 hours on an Okuma Makaria 10 landing the fish it weighted 120lb. The sailfish bite is also steady her in the southern zone of Costa Rica.
Lots of sailfish we are starting to see double-digit days finally. Plus there is a good tuna almost daily. For all the latest please check out zancudolodge.com
The bill fishing is starting to pick up we are raising Marlin almost every day we have landed 2 these past few days. Sailfish is picking up big time with the boats averaging 5 a day. Tuna are around as well.
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….