Costa Rica Fishing
Costa Rica Fishing
Let’s go Tarpon fishing in the remote Tortuguero region of Costa Rica. It holds some of the most pristine Costa Rica fishing grounds in the Caribbean. This is where legendary anglers including Zane Grey and Ernest Hemingway chased giant tarpon over 50 years ago, and they are still there!
Create your own Costa Rica fishing story with the pros at Costa Rica’s Jungle Tarpon Lodge. The remote location and resident population of Tarpon and limited # of lodges in the region (who all practice modern conservation techniques like we do) ensure that this amazing fishery will continue for generations to come.
Accessible only by boat or plane, this roadless wilderness of ocean, river, rainforest, and the jungle is home to 3 types of nesting sea turtles, an incredibly diverse bird population, Jaguars and howler monkeys, and of course, world-class Tarpon and Snook fishing. When you decide you want Costa Rica tarpon fishing, Jungle Tarpon Lodge is owned and operated by folks who have been running serious fishing lodges in spectacular destinations for over 3 decades.
Tarpon fishing in Costa Rica with Jungle Tarpon Lodge features world class Tarpon fishing, plus giant Snook and Sailfish add-ons on the Pacific Coast.
Nature lovers and Eco Tourists can put down their fishing rods and instead carry their cameras on daily trips to view monkeys, birds, sloths and caymen. We’ll travel through the forest to find the nameless lagoons where the wildlife really lives. This is truly a widlife area like no other. This is Tortuguero National Park.
We pride ourselves on working exclusively with local folks at our foreign locations. We believe in sustainability and operate to leave a positive impact on the lands that we travel. By local hire, we encourage the protection of the local wilderness and wildlife without which we would not have this opportunity. All reservations and pre-trip planning and logistics goes through our local U.S. office – so when you choose us for your Costa RIca fishing, you’ll can feel good knowing you are supporting this amazing region’s people and wildlife.
The Perfect Combination of Wildlife, Jungle and Tarpon.
More than just Costa Rica tarpon fishing! Jungle Tarpon Lodge, bordering the Caribbean Sea and an inland lagoon, provides us access to all of the mysterious rivers of Tortuguero National Park—the Crown Jewel of the thirty-nine National Parks in Costa Rica.
We’ll walk the beaches where three species of sea turtle return to lay their clutch of eggs; motor up the unnamed rivers into secret lagoons deep in the park to watch Howler Monkeys leap from one towering Ficus to the next…, and float by dugout canoes filled to bursting with bananas on their way to market.
Our “Best of Costa Rica” itinerary combines 4 days at Jungle Tarpon Lodge with a three day tour…visiting to the incredible Arenal Volcano – an active volcano that with it’s amazing “hot pools”.
During the trip, we’ll raft one of Costa Rica’s famous whitewater streams for a rush of adrenaline amidst incredible jungle scenery, traverse the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and take an incredible canopy tour at the very top of the forest (where a totally different ecosystem exists) and even visit a working quaint little artisan village, known throughout Costa Rica for its beautiful and intricate arts and crafts and souvenirs.
The Tarpon Fishing
Costa Rica Tarpon Fishing is some of world’s finest, and in addition to the incredible offshore and river fishing for Tarpon, there many other fishing options, depending upon current conditions and the time of your trip.
The World’s Largest Snook was caught just a few hundred yards from our lodge. Wahoo, Calba Snook, Cobia, Jack Crevalle and many other species call this amazing area home.
Both Fly Ffishing and Spin Fshing are perfect ways to target most of these great fish.