All billfish and non eatable species will be released!
Sailfish live in warmer sections of all the oceans of the world and are known as one of the fastest fish in the sea. They are mostly blue to gray and have a characteristic dorsal fin stretching the entire length of the back. Another characteristic is the bill or sword like the other billfish as swordfish and marlins.
Sailfish are very abundant in the central pacific. They can be caught all year round with peaks from December to April
Striped Marlin live in temperate waters of the Atlantic and Pacific sea and can grow up to 4 meters or 14 feet. They distinct well from sail fish because of their dorsal fin is much shorter than the one from sail fish. Marlins are stronger fighters than Sailfish and usually considerable much bigger and heavier than sailfish.
September, October and November are usually the best months for Marlin. Targeting them and a bit of luck they can be raise all year over.
The Dorado or Mahi Mahi is certainly one of the most beautiful fish in the sea! The Dorado’s compressed body is golden and green with blue dots. Dorados are strong fighters and can be big fun to catch on light tackle. Dorado are abundant around the world as they grow very fast so we will keep some of them in a reasonable quantity!
Dorados are abundant all year around fishing for billfish. During the rainy season the can be found under floating debris inside the Gulf of Nicoya.
The elongated body has a iridescent blue back and silver sides with irregular blue stripes. Wahoos have razor sharp teeth in their large mouth, are fast swimmers and strong fighters. They are not common to catch and always they attack as a surprise. Often the free themselves as as their sharp teeth cut the lines rigged for other species.
Wahoo’s are all year around to catch, but mostly as “by-catch” while trolling for billfish.
The Pacific Dog Snappers (or Pacific Cubera Snapper) are the king of snappers! Their massive bodies are usually light red and can be up to 5 ft long and 70 lbs heavy.
They are aggressive hunters for anything moving inside there territory. They feed of crustaceans and smaller fishes and are known as cautious and need almost invisible line and tackle.
Pacific Dog/Cubera Snappers are all year around to catch while bottom fishing and live bait is the killer bait for them.
The elongated compressed bodies with 4 black bars and silver/blue shining make Roosterfish difficult to confues with other fish species. But what is the very unique is their very long dorsal fin looking like a rooster comb/crest. Roosterfish live along sandy shores and in schools and feed on smaller fishes.
Roosterfish are all year around to catch while drifting with live bait or spinning with poppers or other surface lures.
They have a silver belly and dark blue metallic shimmering back with a a golden stripe along its sides. Their elongated, rounded, fusiform large bodies are aerodynamically designed for speed. In fact, Tunas are only muscles and known as one of the strongest fighters you can fish. Tunas are migratory and travel in large schools often together with Dolphins and large marine animals such as whales and Whale Sharks
Tunas are all year around to catch while drifting with live bait, spinning with poppers or trolling with surface lures like cedar plugs.
Pacific Sierras are elongated fusiform compressed fishes, greenish/bluish dorsals and silver bellies with small orange spots on their sides. They live near the coast and are voracious hunters of small fishes.
Sierras are all year around to catch inshore while drifting with live bait, spinning with poppers or trolling with surface lures like cedar plugs.