Costa Rica's Southern Zone is home to the pristine and protected Golfo Dulce off the Pacific ocean. The port of Golfito Bay provides a world class sportfishing experience with an unbeatable natural harbor and tropical surroundings including rugged coastlines, mountainous rainforest, brackish estuaries and picturesque beaches. Local waters are perfect for off-shore and in-shore fishing. Whether it's fishing "the fads" on a blue water adventure, fly fishing at the river mouths or rock fishing off Matapalo- whatever your pleasure Golfito area Captains are accomplished at finding the fish and "making it happen". Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Yellow fin Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo and Grouper - all put up a good fight offshore! Snapper, Roosterfish, Amber Jack, Snook and Yellow Tail are inshore favorites. The majority of the fun to be had is "Catch and Release" but many anglers bring home an abundace for the nights table as well. Local marina restaurants are happy to cook your catch. Nearby vacation rentals offer fully furnished kitchens for anglers who enjoy home cooking.
Chartered Boats are high speed with full gear provided and Professional Captains. Lunch, snacks and cold beverages are typically included as well as your local fishing license. Standard boat capacity is 1 to 3 fishermen but luxury vessels are available for added comforts and larger groups. Rates Vary. Check out the areas primier independent captains and get started with an exciting fishing adventure in Golfito.
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Current and seasonal information about Golfito's captains and sport fishing opportunities in the Golfo Dulce
and Pacific waters can be found by following these recommended links.