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Bahia Rica Inshore Fishing Charter - Conquistador

Paquera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica Check out Map

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Here at Bahía Rica we offer complete Costa Rica sport fishing packages after fish like Pacific Sailfish, Roosterfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, Pacific Jack Crevalle, Almaco jack, Snapper, grouper, blue marlin, black marlin and striped marlin. We have 2 lovely Costa Rica sport fishing boats to choose from. Our artsy wooden sport fishing and kayak lodge is perfect for people that want to enjoy a calm atmosphere away from the main tourist trails. The place is perfect for relaxing in a hammock and enjoying the jungle sounds. The fishing can be divided into 2 seasons, the green (May-Nov) and the golden (Dec-April). In general the inshore fishing is better during the green season. Water color is back to green and more bigger bait is around. The golden season can be good, especially for fly fishing. It is generally in the golden season that we catch the biggest roosterfish. There are lots more of them around in the green season along with big snappers and hoards of jacks. Any day can be a great day, and as we know, any day fishing is better than a day at the office. The boat picks your group up at the Paquera Ferry landing or agreed upon pick up point and time. We make the short run to the fishing area and start fishing. We fish for 9-10 hours before returning to the drop-off point. During the tour, you can enjoy cold drinks, including beer, snacks fruit and a lunch.

Fishing Equipment

  • Fly Fishing Flies
  • Fly Fishing rods & Reel
  • Live bait
  • Net
  • Rods
  • reels & tackle

Fish Species

  • Barracuda
  • Jacks - Crevalle Jack
  • Jacks - Greater Amberjack
  • Jacks - Lesser Amberjack
  • Mackerel - Pacific Sierra Mackerel
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Roosterfish
  • Seabass - Corvina
  • Snapper - Cubera Snapper
  • Snapper - Yellowtail Snapper
  • Trevally - Bigeye trevally
  • Trevally - Bluefin trevally
  • Tuna - Skipjack Tuna

Water Type


Costa Rica sport fishing is something every angler should try. The fishing is full of surprises because we are located close to where the open ocean meets the Gulf of Nicoya. These currents are rich in baitfish, which in turn bring in the bigger gamefish. It is possible to catch every gamefish that swims in Costa Rican waters in these currents under the right conditions. Sharks that rip your fish off the hook, smaller fish eaten by bigger fish and crazy bites by unknown monster fish are some of the things we experience on our Costa Rica sport fishing tours. Choose your own fishing style. We cater to fishermen who enjoy casting, jigging, trolling or bait fishing. It is possible to fly fish as well but you should bring your own fly fishing gear as this is the only thing we do not supply. The continental shelf off the coast of Costa Rica is shallow, making it a short trip out to the deep, nutrient rich fishing areas, where some of the world’s most awesome fish reside. We mainly troll for sailfish, marlin, dorado and wahoo. If we come across a school of yellowfin tuna we bring out the casting gear and target them top water style.

Fishing Method

  • InShore fishing

Not included

Fishing License not Included

About the boat

Boat type : Center Console Boat

Description : The Conquistador is A 27 Feet Contender Center Console boat, powered by twin 225hp outboard complete with Toilets on board, Tuna Shower,live well, a MARINE radio, Garmin GPS, Fish Finder and outriggers. The average cruise is 22 to 24 knots.

Amenities : Fishfinder, GPS, Life Jackets, Outriggers, Toilet

Equipment : Seat

Length : 27ft

Capacity : 6 people

Motor Type : Outboard Gas

Horse Power : Twin 225hp


Clients need to bring: • Copy of passport and photo of entry stamp (in case Coast Guards inspects us) • NB! You need a Costa Rican fishing license. Licenses can be purchased online. We recommend the follwoing as well: • Sunglasses • Sunscreen • Hat / cap / visor • Long arm shirt (we sell UPF50+ shirts and accessories) • Light rain gear in the rainy season (May-Nov) • Towels (if you want to take a swim)

Meal Policy
Alcoholic beverage
Non Alcoholic beverage
Snaks Only

Fishing Policy
Cleaning and Filleting
Keep Catch or Release
Kids Welcome

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