Pacific Dream Fishing
Quepos, Quepos (C.R.)
The cubera snapper (Lutjanus cyanopterus) is a sought-after gamefish that inhabits the Atlantic coastal waters from Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. This species can reach a length of 160 cm and weigh up to 50kg. Not to be confused with the Pacific Cubera Snapper (Lutjanus novemfasciatus) who inhabit the waters of the Pacific ocean from Peru up to northern Mexico.
Cubera snapper are often caught around reefs and wrecks with natural bait such as cut fish, squid and shrimp. A great way to catch Pacific Cubera Snapper is using poppers, jigs or other artificial lures.
Cubera snapper are found around reefs and wrecks in the Atlantic coastal waters from Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. The Pacific Cubera Snapper inhabit the waters of the Pacific ocean from Peru up to northern Mexico. They are mostly found close to reefs, rocky areas and wrecks
The northern red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) is a popular fish often caught reef fishing in the Atlantic waters of Florida, Gulf of Mexico and also the Caribbean. This sought-after game fish can reach 1 m and weight up to 50lb.
Just by looking at a roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis), you can immediately tell how they got their name. Their trademark dorsal fin resembles a giant mohawk or the comb of a rooster. Beyond the dorsal fins, the rest of the roosterfish body is unique as well. The biggest roosters weigh more than 60lb.
Sailfish (Istiophorus) are one the most wanted fish in the sport fishing world. Often described as the fastest fish in the sea, sailfish can weigh up to 90 kg (200 pounds) and grow up to 3 m (9.7 ft) in length.
Yellowfin tuna grow fast, up to 400 pounds (180kg) in about a 7-year lifespan, and they range in length from 59 inches to 88 inches long. They’re known for their torpedo shape, with a pointed nose and a sickle-shaped tail, and have dark blue backs with yellow sides (thus their name) with a silver underside.