||MY NAME IS EDDIE BROWN AND I HAVE LIVED ALONG
THE BARRA WHICH MEETS THE CARIBBEAN FOR THE LAST 48 YEARS
FROM THE TIME I WAS BORN. I STARTED FISHING WITH MY DAD
AT THE AGE OF 6 YEARS OLD. I CA N SAY WITH PRIDE THAT NO
ONE IN COSTA RICA KNOWS THE JOB OF BEING A FISHING GUIDE
BETTER THAN I DO. I HAVE BEEN GUIDING TOURISTS AND FISHERMAN
FOR THE LAST 35 YEARS. I HAVE TAKEN THOUSANDS OF ANGLERS
OUT IN THE RIVERS AND THE OCEAN ALONG MY HOME FROM RANK
BEGINNERS TO WORLD FAMOUS EXPERTS FROM THE ESPN FISHING
DOCUMENTARIES LIKE MARC SOSSIN AND BOB STERN AND LEFTY KRAY.
TED WILLIAMS AND JIM BELUSHI ALONG WITH THE PRESIDENT OF
COSTA RICA HAVE BEEN IN MY FISHING CAMP AND BOAT.
|MY FAMILY AND I WILL WELCOME YOU WITH THE
PRIDE OF COSTA RICAS BEST FISHING AREA WHICH IS CONSIDERED
THE NUMBER ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD FOR TARPON AND SNOOK.
THE BEST MONTHS FOR COMMON SNOOK IS FROM AUGUST TO NOVEMBER.
THE BEST MONTHS FOR FAT SNOOK KNOWN IN SPANISH AS CALVA
IS FROM NOVEMBER TO FEBRUARY. TARPON. WAHOOS, TUNA, BARRACUDA,
JACK ARE YEAR ROUND.
I GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL EVEN THE NOVICE FISHERMAN WILL
HAVE AN OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE ONCE IN A
OUR PRICE IS $250 PER DAY PER PERSON FOR FULL DAY
OUR PRICE IS $150 PER DAY PER PERSON FOR HALF DAY
IF MORE THAN 2 PERSONS WE REDUCE THE PER PERSON COST
JUST LET US KNOW YOUR NEEDS. WE WELCOME YOU TO COSTA RICAS
HIDDEN JEWEL OF THE TORTUGUERO AND BARRA FISHING PARADISE.
Jim Belushi fishing at Barra del Colorado
I USE 22 FOOT V HULL INTRUDER BY CAPITAN PETE MACKIN TO BEST
UTILIZE THE VARIOUS ENTRIES TO ALL THE RIVER MOUTHS AND OFFSHORE
ON THE OCEAN. MY BOAT IS EQUIPPED WITH TWIN 80 HP 4 STROKE YAMAHA
ENGINES WITH FULL EQUIPMENT TO CATCH THE BIG ONES. I SUPPLY
COMPLETE TACKLE AND ALL NEEDS. COME VISIT AND SEE IF YOU CAN
QUALIFY FOR A GRAND SLMA. MANY OF OUR CLIENTS HAVE ENJOYED THIS
FEAT. IF A LARGER BOAT IS REQUIRED JUST LET US KNOW.
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FISHING IN THE
COSTA RICA ATLANTIC COAST
Snook and Tarpon are recognized world wide as Costa Rica specialty.
The north east area around Tortuguero and Barra are where to
In the past most of the tarpon action in the area was in the
rivrs and backwaters but now with more seaworthy boats equipped
with radios and electronics, anglers can get thru the river
mouths to find tarpon for what looks like square miles of them.
Many times every cast will almost land a tarpon.
The big snooks are caught fishing from the beach around the
river mouths mostly on jigs. Also trolling on jigs close to
Most of the lodges now have 23 ft. center consoles and you can
get outside the channels for not only tarpon but the blue water
species like sails, blue marlin, wahoo, dorado, barracuda, kingfish,
spanish mackeral, jack, grouper, snapper.
There is a canyon that drops from 260 ft. to about 1200 ft.
about 30 minutes run from the Barra mouth . This is a dream
come true for the real fishermans. On the inside you can fish
light tackle for rainbow bass, mojarra, vieja, drum , gar, fat
snook. There is a speices of snook that run 4 to 8 lbs that
move into the rivers for 4 months every year and catches of
25 a day are not uncommon.
Powered by twin 300 hp Cummins Turbo Diesels which permit the cruising
speed of 24 knots with a top speed of 30 knots. The vessel is totally customized
with top of the line equipment, Rupp outriggers, Cannon downriggers, 50
gal. live bait tank, 2 sets of 4 tuna tubes powered by 1 1/2 hp swimming
pool pumps, electric teaser reels, electric chum grinder, and 2 each VHF
radios, GPS's and fish finders.
The vessel has 6 KW Northern Lights generator, air conditioning, galley,
microwave, head and shower unit with hot water and 600 gal/day water maker.
Home port is Golfito, but available for charter anywhere else in Costa
Rica or Panama on the Pacific. Rods are custom built and equipped with Shimano
TLD's for 2lb. to 20lb. line, Penn Int. 2 speed reels for 30 and 50 lb.
line and Fin-Nor for 80lb. line. All fly rods are fitted with Billy Pate
fly reels. We have 3 identical sets of rod and reel for each line class
2 to 8 lb.. We have 5 identical for 12 to 80 lb.. We use tournament grade
Ande Line, which we change whenever it does not test as new on our electronic
All terminal tackle is premium quality and we have more than 300 lures
and carry 5 flying gaffs with up to 16inch hooks, 2 custom gaffs for fly,
tail ropes, west weigh electronic scales and 1,500 lb. black and tackle
for those after a record.
We release all billfish with the exception of potential world records
or qualifiers for IGFA 20 to 1 club.
|3 Full Days
|5 Full Days
Just a note to thank you for informing us about the fishing boat and
the accommodations in Golfito, Costa Rica. Our trip went extremely well
as all reservations and accommodations were better than expected. We especially
enjoyed the boat we fished on for three (3) days. The boat was called the
Happy Hooker. It is probably one of the most beautiful, well equipped boats
we have ever fished from. We were especially pleased with the Captain and
his crew. They were all very friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable.
The fishing was great also. If you see the crew of the Happy Hooker any
time soon, please give them our regards and tell them we look forward to
fishing with them again in the near future.
Graphic Consultants INC.
16011 Parthenia St.
North Hills, California, USA
From: EWEpp@aol.com <EWEpp@aol.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, June 05, 1999 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: FABULOUS!
Sorry so tardy in replying to your mail. Our trip on the Perfect Hooker
was without fail one of the best fishing charters. Captain Yens and crew
were extremely helpful, accomodating, and knowledgeable. We fish the Florida
Gulf and Atlantic quite a bit and were very please with this charter. The
vessel was beyond expectations and we were all very pleased with our catch.
Hope to return another time to go for Marlin and/or Tuna.
Our visit to Costa Rica was fabulous! We hope to return very soon. The
car rental company was very helpful and convenient, and provided no problems
coming or going. Our only complaint was that we did not have enough time
to do everything.
Thank you for your help and advice. We were very impressed at how easy everything
was. You will be the first that I contact on our return trip.
Thank you, Thank you!!!!
Susan and Edward Epp
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