fishing report

Marlin bite in March

24 Mar: March Fishing Recap at The Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica

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.

Black marlin in Costa Rica

01 Mar: March Madness: 500lb Black Marlin leads the charge this month at The Zancudo Lodge, 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 …

bull dorado

06 Dec: Fishing Update December 6, 2021

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.

Team Contender with a big COW

03 Dec: December 3, 2021 Fishing Report

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.



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.