Your Dream Photo Isn’t Worth It – Leave the Fish in the Water

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. I’ve seen bird-watchers nearly exchange punches as they reviewed their sighting scorecards at the end of the day, accusing each other of inventing the number of different species they saw. Fishermen, I ...

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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.   Sign up for our newsletter below. [contact-form-7 id="1644" title="Newsletter"]

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Fishermen Report More Tuna, Dolphin Along Pacific Coast

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 increase in sightings of tuna shoals along Costa Rica’s Pacific coast in recent months, according to the Costa Rican Fisheries Federation (FECOP), a sport fishing and environmental interest group. The ...

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FECOP KIDS – Educational Programs for Costa Rican Youth

Educational programs for Costa Rican youth. Through training workshops, and Fun Kids and Family fishing tournaments, FECOP is bringing together Costa Rica’s youth while teaching about conservation of our waterways and the benefit and importance of sport fishing in the coastal communities. Investing in the next generations is investing in the sustainability of our activities.

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Costa Rica’s Tuna Decree Is Saving Billfish & Dolphin

In 2014 President Luis Guillermo Solis signed a Tuna Decree prohibiting tuna purse sein operations within 45 miles of the coastline of Costa Rica. Other important areas and sea mounts were also protected effectively prohibiting tuna netting operations in over 200,000 square kilometers of territorial water. Tuna Decree Is Working This Tuna Decree was sponsored by FECOP, a Costa Rican nonprofit sport fishing Federation made up of 7 sport...

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