Jaco is known globally for its sport fishing, hosting an array of tournaments each year for offshore fishing or inshore fishing.
When it comes to Playa Jaco, found along the southern Pacific coast, you will find abundant opportunities to fish for the big game fishes such as Marlin and Sailfish along with tuna, mahi‐mahi, wahoo, red snapper, snook, roosterfish, amber jack, and pompano which can all be caught consistently year round here.
As many fish are available here in Costa Rica to catch there options for your sport fishing experience.
Catch of the day
Whether you would like a full day of fishing or just half day, inshore or offshore, group or private charter boat from 20ft o 60ft, all of the options are available to suit your preferences.
With a high likelihood of catching fish and with the many delectable species available, you can bring to shore your catch of the day and have a selection of restaurants willing to prepare it for you and your mates.
Fishing licenses in Costa Rica are required and can be purchased for a month or a year. Most captains here in the area are members of the IGFA (International Game Fish Association).
The best of the best
If holding a world record is something you would like to try for, then here is your chance to try for it and be sure it is properly submitted to the association.
The waters off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica/Jaco have been very lucrative for the recreational fisherman. It is just 70 km south by land is the city of Quepos.
These waters have been the home of the Offshore World Championship for years. An excursion on any of these tours should be a must for a complete Costa Rican vacation experience.