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…
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….
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…
The Zancudo Lodge has high-speed Contender 32st to get you on the bite fast. Thanks to our Raymarine 12k radars the boats will get you on the tuna bite detecting birds 6 miles out. Check out their latest and greatest fish finders. Our captains are getting the sounders dialed in check out the side, 3D and chirp sounder all used together to get the best picture of where to find the tuna around close to the boat.
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.
“Year of the Tuna” here at The Zancudo Lodge. Thanks to our Raymarine 12k radar we were able to mark the birds 5 miles out. A small price to pay to find the fish it was a Wide open bite. Lots of nice grade 80lbers. Only kept 5 but caught over 15 fish. The same with one of our other boats.
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.
From yesterday Inshore produced some very big Cuberias and Roosters. All Cuberia snappers were released. Stay tuned for todays report BIG TUNA.