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Fishing in the Park

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Fishing in the Park

I plan to carry my surf fishing gear with me while we tour the Osa next winter. Looking for a little help if possible.

Do people fish from the shore in the park (legal)?

Are there fisherman doing this near Drake, Carate, or Matapalo?

My intention is to tour around the Osa and surf fish whatever I can get to. Including walking the park shoreline.

Any locational info would be very helpful.



San Jose, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Fishing in the Park

Fishing or hunting inside of a National Park is not legal...if you get caught by the park rangers you can get involved in a very ugly legal situation...

You can fish at Carate or Drakes bay not a problem...

Different rules apply in a National Park shore lines...

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2. Re: Fishing in the Park

People fish from shore most everywhere in fact I met the Sirena station ranger fishing for snook on the beach.

Shore fishing is great in Drakes and near the breal of Rio Claro.

Jigs and plugs and fish the color change of our going rivers.

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3. Re: Fishing in the Park

We were told by Aquila de Osa, La Paloma and our fishing guides this past year at Crocodile Bay that fishing is illegal from the national park shores and beaches. Even if national park guides fish from the shore, I wouldn't - especially if I were from another country.

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