Sport fishing in Tortuguero
Manatus Hotel

Tortuguero, one of the main fishing spots of
the Costa Rican Caribbean

Sport fishing is really big in Limón, especially in the north part of the province. Here, the incredible national parks Tortuguero and Barra del Colorado offer great angling
opportunities.

SPORT FISHING TOUR

In Tortuguero National Park you can explore the wonderful wildlife and enjoy excellent fishing on the outskirts of the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica.

Please note that the shelter has a “catch and release policy”
in order to protect the fish population at all times.

THE BEST FISHING SPOT
IN TORTUGUERO

Barra del Colorado is the largest reserve in the country and has excellent fishing opportunities throughout the year in
freshwater and marina fishing. The tarpon fishing season is from January to June, while from September to December you will find a lot of bass.

Information about the Sport Fishing Tour in Tortuguero

Fishing tours are operated by the Mr. Eddie Brown’s Company.

They have specialized fishing boats, and all permits and insurance requirements for this activity.
This tour is available for sport fishing in river or sea and can be done in a day or half day.

Go fishing for one day:
You should make prior booking:

  • $550: 1 person
  • $600: 2 people
  • $750: 3 people

Go fishing for a half-day:
You should make prior booking:

  • $350: 1 person
  • $400: 2 people
  • $450: 3 people

FISH TYPES

At the Caribbean Sea you will find the following fish depending on the season:

  • The Tarpon (Sabalo) fishing season is from January to June; you can also find a lot of Bass from September to December.
  • On the coast you will find Macarela and Barracuda. Offshore there are large quantities of Marlin, Sailfish and Tuna.
  • Throughout all the rivers in the area of Barra del Colorado and Tortuguero you can also find fish such as Crushed Bass and Rainbow Bass.
  • Please note that the shelter has a “catch and release policy” in order to protect the fish population at all times.
  • Out Riggers
15% discount on direct bookings in the months of May, June, September and October