Sport Fishing

The cobalt waters five miles off the cape are the world's hottest sailfish fishery.  The inshore Golfo Dulce is rip snorts roosterfish.  But count on dorado, marlin, yellowfin and wahoo offshore, and Rooster, snapper, jack, mackerel, pompano, grouper, barracuda and lots of others inshore.  Catch snook in the river mouths and estuaries.  Fish out of fully outfitted craft with crew or out of a kayak or from the shore.  Catch giant prawns at night in the mountain rivers.  We can set you up with any scale and type of fishing you want to do, inshore, offshore, estuarine, top-flight, kayak, shoreline, fly, handline, deep-sea rig, shrimp trap, night-time swordfishing.  Please name it and see if we can't oblige you.  Want to fish around?   We can fish you out of not just Puerto Jimenez and locally but also:  Drake, Golfito, Zancudo, Ojochal, Quepos, and anywhere else in the country for that matter. 




Bobby McGuinness

Bobby Mcguinness is a world-renowned fisherman and a holder of over 200 world records.  He offers a top-shelf offshore fishing tour out at one of his FADs (Fish Aggregating Device) over 50 miles offshore.  This full-day tour will give you the chance to catch marlin, sailfish, grouper, snapper, and any number of other fish.




CROCODILE BAY:  Central America’s largest sport fishing resort is located right here in Puerto Jimenez.  With an extensive fleet of top shelf craft, first rate gear, captains with years of experience in southern Costa Rica’s waters, and a sumptuous lodge with its own private pier on the edge of town, Crocodile Bay Lodge offers full-service fishing packages.  With forty boats from 27′ center consoles to a 35′ tower boat, we can accommodate any group size and guarantee you first rate fishing, luxury accommodations, and world-class cuisine and extras.  Reserve early to ensure availability for your dates.  Let us know your time frame and we’ll take care of the rest soup-to-nuts from your international flight arrival in San Jose to your departure.  Or include us as part of your larger Costa Rican travel plans.  Naturally we offer a wide range of eco-tour options for the non-fishing part of your entourage and look forward to learning how we can accommodate you and your fishing ambitions off Costa Rica’s spectacular Osa Peninsula.




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TROPIC FINS:  Fishing out of a custom 27 foot craft sporting twin 175s, Tropic Fins offers the full option of offshore and inshore fishing:  blue water trolling, inshore bottom fishing, flyfishing, and others.  Your captain, Cory Craig, has fished the waters off the Osa Peninsula for over ten years and fishes out of Puerto Jimenez.  Accept no substitutes






LAS ISLAS LODGE:  Las Islas Lodge is a full-service fishing lodge located in Puerto Jimenez.  With two boats and dedicated captains and mate and the latest in gear and electronics, we welcome the opportunity to get you your inshore roosterfish or offshore sail or marlin, not to mention the many other species that are abundant in our pristine Golfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean fisheries.  Our full-service lodge offers standard and deluxe accommodations with full amenities, large swimming pool and a restaurant and bar featuring top shelf cuisine and plenty of liquid refreshments.  We offer full packages or will be happy to simply lodge and fish, whatever best fits your party and circumstances.






TABOGA AQUATIC TOURS:  Your captain has over thirty years fishing experience in Golfo Dulce and Pacific offshore waters.  As a sport fishing and marine tour specialist, we offer charters at competitive prices with all the bells and whistles but for modest daily rates.  We will be pleased to arrange accommodations for fishing packages or simply fish you by the day.  We also offer marine taxi service and Golfo Dulce tours and specialize in Corcovado National Park and long-haul marine trips up the the southern Pacific coastline.




CABINAS JIMENEZ FISHING TOUR: Our company has an installed base of specialized tours with high-quality bilingual guides, specializing in aquatic tours of the Golfo Dulce and inshore and offshore fishing.  With three boats ranging from 24-29 feet, we are well equipped to put you on fish either inside the gulf or in billfish country in the blue water.  We also boast as great mid-priced hotel and welcome the opportunity to put together a full package for your Osa Peninsula vacation. 




ALPHA MIKE: Sportfishing offers the avid fisherman world class inshore and offshore sport fishing year around. December through May being the best for sailfish and June through September being the hot months for marlin.  Other big game species include; yellowfin tuna, dorado (dolphin), wahoo, roosterfish, several species of snapper, bluefin trevally, amberjacks, snook and more.






POOR MAN’S PARADISE: Off the coast of Poor Man’s Paradise is the heart of a vast habitat known as the Costa Rican Thermal Convection Dome (the only one in the world that is constant – meaning fishing is excellent all the time!) – Shallow, warm waters lie on top of low-oxygen cold water, creating the perfect ecosystem for a vast variety of marine life that congregate near this coast and take advantage of this year-round dome of ecologically rich waters, providing the world’s best game fishing. Between Caño Island (appox. 10 miles run) and our shore is a massive volcanic rock reef system. It is famous for its world record Pacific Cubera Snapper. In this water, it is not uncommon to catch at least a dozen Sailfish a day during the season or surrounded by giant school of Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Dorado and King Mackerel are plentyful as well. Sea turtles,Whales and hundreds of Dolphins are frequently sighted along the way.




BANANA BAY MARINA: offers the incomparable thrill of Southern Pacific gamefishing in the abundance of aquatic diversity offered by the tranquil bay of Golfito, Costa Rica. The Zona Sur of Costa RIca is one of the few places in the world where fisherman can catch three species of Marlin (Black, Blue and Striped) in just one day. Seek the ultimate gamefish or just enjoy the fishing.




THE ZANCUDO LODGE: where over 70 I.G.F.A. records have been set, is Costa Rica’s premier fishing resort – world renowned for both its inshore and offshore fishing. Voted as the #1 fishing lodge in Costa Rica, we are prestigiously endorsed by Orvis and supported by corporate sponsors such as P-Line, Pelagic Gear, Yo-Zuri, Navionics and Mustad. By having these fine sponsors on board, our guests will enjoy the most state of the art experience with a choice of the best equipment available.




For general reservations inquiries, please fill out our Osa Peninsula Travel Information Questionnaire.  Alternately, please write me or call at one of the phone numbers provided below.  From the United States, remember to use the 011 direct dialing prefix.

Osa Corcovado Tour and Travel / CAFENET EL SOL
Travel and Tour Agency / Internet Café
Puerto Jiménez / Osa Peninsula / Costa Rica

English:  506 8632-8150   /    Español:  506 2735-5719   /   Fax:  506 2735-5717


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