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 …


31 Dec: The Last Sailfish Release of 2020

Costa Rica is very active in billfish conservation. Local groups like FECOP the sport fishing lobby to the Costa Rican government pressure the restriction of commercial fishing practices that harm fish of touristic interests. Most recently purse seine vessels have been forced out 60 to 100 miles from the coast which has lead to a resurgence of sailfish, marlin and especially yellowfin tuna in the coastal waters



The ZANCUDO LODGE is world renown for being one of the top fishing lodges but something that you may not know is that our beachfront resort is also voted as one of the top 25 hotels in Costa Rica for the past 4 consecutive years. We are constantly updating and…