Costa Rica Marlin Fishing: An Unforgettable Experience

The catch and release of blue/black Marlin out of Los Suenos Marina in Costa Rica has been off the charts. It is an exciting experience for all fishermen with an average of 10-plus marlin released daily.

Whether you are an avid fisherman or have never been fishing before, marlin fishing will give you a workout and provide you the chance to experience the fight of the marlin. If you are interested in an unforgettable fishing adventure, Costa Rica's marlin fishing with Chaser Sportfishing at our off shore sites is argueable the world's best marlin fishing.

Marlin are large fish from the family Istiophoridae. It has an elongated body, a spear-like bill, and a long, ridgid dorsal fin which extends forward to form a crest. The marlins are fast swimmers, reaching speeds of about 80km/h (50mph). The larger species include the Atlantic blue marlin, which can reach 5 m (16.4 ft) in length and 818kg (1,803 lb) in weight and the black marlin, which can reach in excess of 5 m(16.4 ft) in length and 670 kg (1,480 lb) in weight.They are considered to be a favorite among saltwater game fishermen. Sportsmen appreciate the fight of the marlin and the beautiful leaps and dives that this spectacular fish makes.

Catching and Releasing the Marlin

Costa Rica Marlin fishing is an adventure revered by big game fishermen. Many fishermen consider the marlin to be the most exciting big game fish in the world. Once you have hooked this elusive fish, it will twist, spin, leap, and jump into the air trying to escape. We have all the best of gear onboard to catch the hard fighting marlin. We use several methods such as live baiting with 5-10 lb  tuna, trolling artificial lures as teasers and pitching baits.

Blue marlin are aggressive fish that respond well to the splash, bubble trail and action of a well presented artificial lure. The main methods used by sport fishermen for marlin are artificial lures, rigged natural baits or live bait.

Is This Your First Time?

Just because you haven’t tried marlin fishing yet, don’t miss out on the opportunity to go after the world’s most exciting game fish. In order to truly enjoy marlin fishing in Costa Rica, book a tour with a professional charter company, such as Chaser Sport Fishing. These experienced fishermen can provide you with the right equipment, bait, and techniques that will help you successfully catch and release the black or blue marlin.