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Costa Rica Fishing Groups Reject Pr

Eight sport-fishing associations and two fishing clubs represented by FECOP, the sport-fishing advocacy group in Costa Rica, voted unanimously against the Alvaro Ulgalde Marine Reserve even though its promoters claim sport-fishing will ...

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FECOP to Represent Costa Rica in Pa

Sportfishing groups from the United States, Mexico and several Latin American countries met in Cancun, Mexico in November for the inaugural assembly of the Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation. The purpose of the group is to promote sportfishing as a ...

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Win a 5 Night Costa Rica Fishing Tr

Win a Dream Costa Rica Fishing Trip for Two at Crocodile Bay Resort - We'll even outfit you with AFTCO apparel from "Head to Toe" worth $9,270   Enter Below for your chance to win a 5 night all inclusive Costa Rica fishing vacation on a 33' Strik...

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Why I sometimes hate conservation – or, the ‘dolphin breeding ground’ debacle

Why I sometimes hate conservation –

The Dolphin Breeding Ground Debacledolphins deserve our protection, an ongoing petition regarding a new development is misleading, according to the author Todd Staley [caption id="attachment_1591" align="alignleft" width="300"] Todd Staley- ...

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Gray Roosterfish Tagging Update by

Tagging Roosterfish with Gray Fish-Tag by Todd Staley [caption id="attachment_1591" align="alignleft" width="300"] Todd Staley - Special Content Contributor[/caption] I have never enjoyed fishing under pressure. I prefer to fish for fun. There wa...

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Your Dream Photo Isn’t Worth

Note: I first wrote about this many years ago in The Tico Times, but it seems not much has changed since then, and it is time to rethink our actions once again. Bragging is part of human nature. We all do it, no matter what activity we partake in....

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2017 Beach Clean Up

World's Ocean Day 2017 - FECOP organized beach clean-ups in Golfito, Puerto Jimenez, Quepos and several other coastal towns. Join FECOP now to learn how you can help protect Costa Rica's valuable natural resources for generations to come.   ...

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Fishermen Report More Tuna, Dolphin

Fishermen report more tuna, dolphin along Pacific coast Fishermen along Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline are reporting an increase in tuna schools and dolphin pods. (Courtesy of FECOP) Fishermen and tourism operators have reported an i...

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