Costa Rica literally means "rich coast" - and it has got that name for a reason. The thought of deep sea sport-fishing might bring to your mind the pictures of captains of the industry on their huge yachts.
A Complete Guide to Deep Sea Fishing in the Caribbean Part
Posted by Angella Grey on 20th, September 2012
Welcome to this two(2) part adventure series on the Essential Guide To Deep Sea Fishing In the Caribbean.
Do you dream of clear waters filled with big fishes and you on boat with a fishing rod? Well, it sounds like you've got
to go for deep sea fishing in the Caribbean. A fishing vacation in the Caribbean is a dream come true for the avid
fisherman, and the following article will tell you all that you need to know to make it happen.
The Caribbean is known for being one of the most awesome fishing grounds in the whole world. Deep sea fishing for
Swordfish, Bluefish, Marlin, Billfish and even Shark is quite popular here and these waters have seen some really big
catches. Many of the world records by the International Game Fishing Association were registered here. Many
islands frequently hold local fishing tournaments to add to that excitement. Anglers can also find Kingfish, Barracuda,
Tarpon, Bonefish, Grouper, Snapper and Amberjack close to the shore.
Important Points To Remember
Licensed operators on the islands offer half-day and full-day charters with an experienced captain and a
knowledgeable crew, who are aware of the best locations for fishing in the region. Remember that requirements differ
from island to island. While some may require special permits; other islands may place a catch-and-release policy.
Many islands have got a good environment for fishing throughout the year, while the others may have the best times
for fishing from the month of January to April / June.
Also, make sure to enquire about the local policies and conditions prior to booking your charter. In case you are
confused or unsure about with Charter you should trust, it is recommended that you ask the hotel where you are
staying for further information - as the local staff is more likely to know about the best and the worst options around
Below are things you should know about a few of the fishing grounds in the region:
Experience the excitement of deep sea fishing off the seacoast of Grenada. This is a place where something is
always biting - Dolphin, Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo and Sailfish are just some of the fishes that could become your catch-
of-a-lifetime. Sport fishermen recognize the abundance of the waters surrounding Granada, and the "Spice Island
Billfish tournament," which is held in January every year, attracts the professionals from every corner of the world.
Island Hopping Caribbean
It's a thrilling catch-tag-and-release championship event in Grenada. For the rest of the crowd, day-trips to the same
amazing fishing grounds are offered by a charter.
Costa Rica - Limón and Puntarenas
Costa Rica literally means "rich coast" - and it has got that name for a reason. The thought of deep sea sport-fishing
might bring to your mind the pictures of captains of the industry on their huge yachts. But don't think it's a playground
reserved only for the richest. Average Joes with average budgets are also warmly welcomed here. You can catch
Mackerel, Tripletail, Tarpon and Jack Crevalle off the eastern part of Limón. Then, suggest users western coast of a
place called Puntarenas, where you can try wrestling with Tuna, roosterfish and Wahoo. Both of these coasts are
great for Marlin, Snook and Dorado as well.
Saltwater fly fisherman looking for bonefish consider the waters around the islands as their personal favourite.
you can enjoy fishing on these islands at all times throughout the year, but the most favourable conditions are from
January to April. The waters are amazing for deep-sea fisherman, who will find loads of Billfish here, while the more
calm coastal waters have barracuda, Wahoo and some other small fishes.
Joint us in the final part in this two(2) part adventure series on the Essential Guide To Deep Sea Fishing In the