We went out from Riu Guanacaste resort for an offshore fishing charter on board the Tuna Fish boat. Captain Misael took them to north  of the Gulf of papagayo looking for our best fishing grounds, after 45 min running we use some bonito live bait to try catch some roosterfish. Captain Misael always know whats he’s doing, after some hours a huge 60lbs rooterfish hooked up. It was our clients first roosterfish on their entire lives, were so happy with it!! At the end of the day we caught 1 shark, 3 bonitos, 3 jack crevalle, 1 needlefish and roosterfish. This is a reason why you have to book a charter with us. Contact Capt. Fradian and let him set up your next Costa Rican fishing vacation!!

Fish Species: roosterfish, jack crevalle, mahi mahi
Bait Used: ballyhoo
Tackle Used: Penn international 30#, 25#
Method Used: trolling, bottom fishing
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About The Author: Captain Nelson Mendez


Area Reporting: Gulf of papagayo

Bio: I am a native angler of the waters of the Gulf of papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. I have been fishing for more than 40 years in the area. Tuna Fish Sportfishing is a company located in the North Pacific Coast in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica that specializes exclusively in Papagayo fishing charters. The beautiful landscape of Guanacaste, the world-class fishing waters, and surrounding National Parks make us a must visit global vacation destination. Our charter boats cater to all major hotels and resorts: Four Seasons, Andaz Hotel, Exclusive Resorts, Villa Sola Playa Hermosa, Occidental Grand Papagayo, Allegro Papagayo, Mangroove Resort, Bosque del Mar, Riu Guanacaste, Riu Palace, to mention a few. We also welcome visitors staying around the Papagayo Gulf area, such as Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama, Playa del Coco, Playa Ocotal, and Flamingo.

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