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Costa Rica Roosterfish Fishing Tournament

Update – Roosterfish Tournament in Costa Rica

First International Catch and Release Roosterfish Tournament to be held in Costa Rica November 16 - 19, 2018 Entry Fee for United States Citizens is $1500 per person (including boat and lodging) and 100% Tax Deductible The Pan American Sportfishing Confederation, FECOP (Federacion Costarricense de Pesca), and USA Angling Predator Team invite you to the first ever Pan American Roosterfish Championship for four-person teams.  This championship will be held at the 4 Star Crocodile Bay ...

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Roosterfish in Costa Rica

Gray FishTag Recovers a Satellite Tag off the Coast in Costa Rica

Roosterfish recovered with SatelliteTag in Costa Rica By: GFR-JM Category: Fisheries, General News, Gray FishTag Recoveries, Marine Research, Press Releases INCREDIBLE STORY!!!! FRIENDS…  last week we had a Satellite Tag recovered in Costa Rica. Talk about a needle in a haystack. The odds of recovering one of these tags after popping off are “one in a million.”  However, thanks to great friends, a great team and world-wide support we got it. A Pop-Up Satellite Archival Tag ...

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fecop kids fishing costa rica

Why Costa Rica is the Perfect Destination to Take the Kids Fishing

Why Costa Rica is a great place to take the kids fishing The little Cessna rolled to a stop on the airstrip at Barra del Colorado. Out stepped a man and a young boy around 10 years old. “Welcome to Rio Colorado Bob”, I said. With a stern look he replied, “I prefer to be referred to as Dr. So and So.” I fed them breakfast and sent them out fishing. Later I saw the boat headed back in early and thought the poor kid probably got sea-sick. We got the hook removed without too many tears...

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Costa Rica Fishing Tarpon

Tarpon in Costa Rica’s Pacific Focus of New FECOP Study – Sport Fishing Magazine

FECOP, a Costa Rica sport fishing advocacy and conservation organization, has announced an unprecedented study to unlock secrets of Atlantic tarpon now living in the Pacific. From SportFishingMag.com Scientists are trying to determine if tarpon are breeding in the Pacific. Courtesy FECOP Twenty-seven years ago, Didiher Chacon was a young biologist from the National University in Costa Rica. Todd Staley, co-creator ...

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FECOP (Federacion Costarricense de Pesca) is a NGO that promotes sport fishing and its social economic benefits to Costa Rica. The staff of FECOP is made up entirely of Costa Rican citizens. In Costa Rica every decision in fisheries must be made with technical support. The science provided to influence these decisions is supplied by Costa Ricans, some of the most respected in the country and elsewhere. Unlike NGOs from outside the country, FECOP has opened the doors to many of the top decision makers in the country and has become respected by the Costa Rican government as the voice of the sport fishing industry in Costa Rica. LEARN MORE

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