Golfito is located inside the Golfo Dulce Bay, and its waters are one of the most

Golfito-Sportfishing02beautiful sceneries in Costa Rica, the Golfo Dulce bay is one of only four tropical fiords in the world (a fiord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created in a valley carved).

Golfito‘s waters are home of a large variety of maritime species such as 3 species of dolphins, whales, sharks, and fishermans favorites: Roosters, Mackerel, Amberjack, Wahoo, big snappers and the most wanted sail fish and marlin.

The species of fish you can expect to catch are: Sailfish, Blue marlin, Black marlin, Striped marlin, Yellowfin tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Roosterfish and snapper.
Golfito is one of the few places where you can expect to catch three species of Marlin: Black, Blue and Stripped Marlin.
Golfito area is famous for its big roosterfish year round. Marlin: August through December is peak. Sailfish: December to the end of March is best, then again in August and September. Tuna: August through March is the best time for the 100 pounders, but fish of up to 30 lbs are caught year-round. Snook: The rainy season seems to be best.

There are sails and marlin offshore during peak season, and plenty of exciting roosters, mackerel, amberjack, wahoo and big snapper closer inshore. Inside Golfo Dulce, small barracuda and snapper, mackerel, sea bass and the occasional snook can be caught on light tackle. Off Cabo Matapalo in the Pacific, anglers will encounter sails, marlin, tuna and other blue water species.

This area is generally considered to have the best all-round inshore sportfishing in Costa Rica, and there are roosters that average over 30 pounds, wahoo, grouper, jack, barracuda and trophy-size Pacific cubera snapper.Golfito-Sportfishing03

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