There are many species of tuna in the Pacific waters of Costa Rica. May to October is more regular than his best chance for a large; although it is possible to make them appear at any time of the year.
yellowfin (Albacore, Ahi)
Yellowfin tuna is high quality made here in Costa Rica. It is popular worldwide for their commercial value as food, and so popular around the world as an incredibly hard fighting game fish. They are pure muscle and should always swim before.
Yellowfins are one of my favorite fish to target. They can grow to over 300 pounds. with the current world record of 405 pounds. They are very common here between 20 and 100 pounds. throughout the year, and the fish of over 100 to 300 pounds. taken regularly, especially during the months of the green season – May to October.
Pound for pound, this is one of the hardest fighting fish in the ocean, capable of multiple tracks of blistering and lengthy struggles. Usually ocean currents move in schools of hundreds of thousands of different sizes.
Here on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, which have an unusual relationship with different species of porpoises. And actually travel along the porpoise to work the same bait with them. Some types of porpoises, which seem to favor. Spinner Dolphin is your favorite, followed by spotted dolphins and tuxedos, with pods of dolphins standard bottle is less likely to be a classmate of yellowfin.
Find a large group of spinner dolphins with hundreds of seabirds diving in front of them is almost guaranteed of yellowfin tuna in the region. They can be taken in simply drag the hype, but the big smart fish have very good eyesight, can be leader shy and extremely capricious. Cedar plugs are very effective at catching yellowfin small-medium sized (20-50 lbs.), But the use of poppers throw light fluorocarbon guidance mechanism, templates butterflies, and / or live bait is my favorite way to deceive the largest in the diet. Catch a big yellow casting poppers in the outer suburbs is something you will never forget!
I took over 300, while harassment live with five pounds a kite near a school of dolphins and get several each year more than 100 pounds.; in some poppers, and in the bait.
When we encounter dolphins, our main tactic is to throw live bait in the back, and some fishermen throw poppers before. This often results in double headers and triple again and again. It can be very easy to fill the boat with 10 or more good-sized fish in an hour or two, provided a long battle against a fighter not to jeopardize £ 200!
Obese is very similar to that of yellowfin tuna in the size, shape, quality and business value. Primarily nocturnal feeding. You can enjoy the waters of Costa Rica, but a rare catch.
Skipjack are smaller yellowfin, the most common in the world’s oceans tuna. Typically, 5 to 20 pounds. excellent meat food quality, often the most important component of canned tuna bought in grocery stores in the United States. As bait for the premium, big yellowfin or marlin lived. Usually taken spoons trolling, jigs, small lures or bait.
Slightly below the average of about 5-10 pounds are extremely pleasant fairly common, though the tropical oceans. The junk food, red meat very bloody. They make great bait for marlin, big tuna and sailfish. It can also be used for coastal life a big cock, snappers, groupers. Excellent cut bait (of death) of snappers and groupers. Usually taken spoons trolling, jigs, small lures or bait.