Hello friends and fellow anglers!
As a partner and owner in HighRoller, my job (of many) is to locate new and exciting fishing trips that we can share with friends and fellow anglers.
Well... it's a tough job, but somebody has to do it!!! I have to check out the destinations we offer first, you know!?!
So, I took a short trip with some friends to Quepos, Costa Rica last week to experience for myself that part of the world.
My good friend of 30 years, Buddy Nappy, who owns a 36' Hatteras in Quepos, invited me, my friend Dave Sutton (Chevy Fishing Report with Rick Murphy) of Miami, and Jonathan Hill, our cameraman, to spend 2 days fishing on his boat.
After landing in San Jose, I was reminded of my trips to the Amazon jungles in Brazil fishing for peacock bass. As in Brazil, the people of this peaceful country are warm, friendly and eager to service you in any way that will make you happy.
Spending the night in San Jose was worth the trip alone, with many restaurants serving fabulous food, casinos for the risk takers, and bustling nightlife. We spent the night at the Best Western and Casino, and retired early in preparation for an early morning flight to Quepos.
Nature Air offers a 20 minute flight over the mountains to Quepos and the crew and plane were suberb, the flight was beautiful.
Quepos is a small town situated on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica which adjoins the Manual Antonio National Park. This park offers eco-tours, horse back riding, zip line cable rides through the jungle, ATV rides and Jet Ski safaris.
I would have liked to take some tours, but the time only allowed us to fish. The peak fishing time, by the way, is November-April, so we were fishing against the odds during the off-season. BUT WE WERE NOT disappointed!!!!
Since we were in the off season, our first day of fishing took us offshore approximately 32 miles. Off season normally brings up 5-10 sailfish. During peak season, the fish are closer to shore 12 miles or so. Peak season normally brings up 15-25 sailfish. Our first day out we brought up 7 sailfish, hooked up 3 of the 7, and landed one nice sailfish.
Then, we came across two HUGE logs floating about 100 years from each other that held parrot fish, triple tails and dorado!!! Out came the light tackle, and it was on! After an hour or so, we had landed 6 nice size triple tails and 3 dorado-SUPPER!!!
That's exactly what it was!!! The first mate, "Memo", filleted the fish and later that evening we were treated to Quepos hospitality at one of the local restaurants. We provided the fish... they provided the rice, the vegetables, the fixing's, the drinks and we chowed down for an awesome meal of fresh ocean delicacy.
The next day, we headed south hugging the beautiful coastline for about 15 miles to do some inshore fishing. We hooked up 3 big ROOSTER FISH, landing one. And also a nice Cubera Supper, I MEAN SNAPPER, although that is what this fish was destined to be!!!
We ate snapper cooked three different ways, and one was as good as the next. Thank you Justin, for that absolutely fabulous snapper-supper!!!
We scrutinize the fishing trips we offer very careful. We only offer what we feel is the "best of the best". This trip easily falls into that category!!!
We look at the fishing, the safety for our clients, the accommodations, the boat and crew, the food, the infrastructure, the transportation, scenery, and the ambienance.
We score 1-10, 10 being the best.
Here is how it scored out:
This is a trip that everyone should experience during their lifetime. This trip is for the hardcore fisherman, leisurely fisherman, fisherman with non-fishing family members, or for a family that simply wants to take a really neat vacation.
The trips will be as follows and is based on a 4 person occupancy:
CALL ME OR EMAIL ME FOR MORE DETAILS!
This is an INTRODUCTORY OFFER and may never be offered again!!!! The peak season fills up quickly, so call or email me right away to reserve this trip.
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