El Coco / Papagayo Fishing Charters
About El Coco & Papagayo Fishing Charters
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El Coco is a popular fishing destination located on the northwest coast of Costa Rica, in the province of Guanacaste. The town of El Coco is known for its clear turquoise waters, and abundance of marine life, making it a prime location for fishing. The town offers a wide variety of fishing opportunities, including both inshore and offshore fishing.
The most popular species to target in El Coco are sailfish, marlin, roosterfish, yellowfin tuna, dorado (mahi mahi), wahoo, snapper, and grouper. The best time to catch these species is from December to April. Sailfish and marlin are the most popular species to target, and El Coco is considered one of the best places in Costa Rica to target sailfish and marlin.
Fishing in El Coco can be done from both large fishing vessels and smaller private boats. These boats are equipped with all necessary fishing gear.
The most common method of fishing in El Coco is trolling, which involves pulling a lure or bait behind a moving boat to attract fish. Trolling is an effective method for catching a wide variety of species, including sailfish, marlin, and dorado. Another popular method is casting, which involves casting a lure or bait by hand and reeling it back in. This method is often used for catching roosterfish and other inshore species.
Nearby Fishing Spots: El Coco, Potrero, Brasilito, Conchal, Playa Grande, Tamarindo, Langosta, Avellana, Playa Negra.
Target Species: Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Mackerel, Mahi mahi (Dorado), Marlin, Rainbow Runner, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Snapper, Tuna, Wahoo.