Species You May Catch at Our Sport Fishing Resort
The Zancudo Lodge, where over 70 I.G.F.A records have been set, is world renown for its inshore and offshore fishing. The lodge will customize any range of sport fishing adventure the angler desires, from inshore to offshore or fishing the river banks. We carry the most modern fishing equipment where our clients will have the ability to select any tackle of choice, from ultra light to fly. Our captains well known for their persistent and competitive nature, are all highly trained to ensure that our clients experience that ultimate Costa Rica fishing adventure at The Zancudo Lodge.
Fish Species and Catching Seasons
Dorado: Year round species with seasonal highs during November to April.
Marlin: All Marlin species are caught year round. The peak time for Blue Marlin is November and December, March and April while the Black Marlin peak is during July and August.
Rooster Fish: Always available and common sizes range from 20-70 pounds.
Sailfish: Common year round but peaking from November to May. It is not unusual to catch more than 20 Sails in any given day.
Snapper: There are over a dozen types of snappers ranging between 15 to 100 pounds
Snook: Some of the best snook fishing is found on our river. Choose your weapon, from ultra light spinning gear to fly rods.
Tuna: Large yellowfin, in the 200-300lb range are often found feeding under the large schools or porpoises. Schoolie sized Yellowfin are available year round. Bigeye, considered the bruisers in the tuna family, are common in our area. Hooking a large bigeye will lead you on an epic multi-hour fight.
Wahoo: Rare find which appears from time to time
ALSO AVAILABLE: Bluefin Trevally, Crevalle Jack, Corvina, Amber Jack, Triple Tail, Rainbow Runner, Grouper, Sierra Mackerel, Barracuda, Permit and Pompano.