Marlin fishing is considered by some sport fishermen to be the pinnacle of offshore game fishing. Blue marlin are possible the most sought after marlin species. Beautiful in form, capable of spectacular fighting ability and having the potential to reach great sizes, blue marlin have inspired and continue to inspire the dedicated persuit of thousands of skippers, crews and anglers. Blue marlins are inhabitants of tropical oceanic waters worldwide, occurring both in the Atlantic and the Indo-Pacific. Blue marlin in the eastern Pacific are found from Southern California to northern Peru. In the western Atlantic blue marlin can be found from Cape Cod to Southern Brazil. Fishing styles and gear used in the persuit of blue marlin fishing vary, depending on the size of the blue marlin common to the area, the size of the fish being targeted, local sea conditions and often local tradition.
Sport fishing also called recreational fishing, is fishing for pleasure or competition. The most common form of sport fishing is done with a rod, reel, line, hooks and any one of a wide range of baits. Big-game fishing is fishing from boats to catch large open water species such as tuna, tarpon, sailfish, sharks and marlin. The basic aim of sport fishing is to enjoy fishing and improve one’s fishing skills. Sport fishing competitions have become hugely popular. Sport fishing companies help enthusiasts plan dream fishing adventures.
Many anglers spend a lot of their time engaged in fresh water fishing and enjoy it as a sport fishing activity. Fresh water fishing trips require careful planning. Choosing the type of fishing to be done will narrow down the best locations for the trip. Local state laws need to be checked to determine whether fishing is permitted. The documents required for the fishing vacation such as the fishing license, self-identification and boat ownership information need to be prepared.
Fishing Costa Rica offers the best blue water fishing one can ever find. It’s Pacific and Caribbean coasts offer anglers the world’s greatest deep sea sport fishing adventures. Marlin, sails, dorado, wahoo, tuna, rooster fish, tarpon and snook can be caught year round. Many sport fishing companies provide experienced and first time anglers with quick, personalized and knowledgeable service at competitive prices. Their world class captains and boats aid fishing enthusiasts in finding and catching fish. Fishermen-friendly first class hotel accommodations make Costa Rica fishing vacations an unforgettable adventure!