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…
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.
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.
Fresh tuna and fresh photos – Gallery only!
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.
“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.