Sport fishing in Costa Rica: where to go, what you’ll find
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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Sport fishing in Costa Rica: where to go, what you’ll find

Todd Staley - January 8, 2018

I remember years ago I would see an article about fishing in Costa Rica in a fishing magazine, or a television show about catching tarpon by the…

FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation

Todd Staley - December 5, 2017

Sport fishing groups from the United States, Mexico and several Latin American countries met in Cancún, Mexico in November for the inaugural assembly of the Panamerican Sportfishing…

Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion
Activities
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Activities
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Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion

Todd Staley - November 15, 2017

There are sounds, sights, and smells associated with events that happen in our lives. Later, when something similar passes by, an instant replay video appears in our…

Catching roosterfish in a washing machine
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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Catching roosterfish in a washing machine

Todd Staley - September 30, 2017

See also: Reader not fond of 'torturing fish,' but sportfishing isn't the problem I have never enjoyed fishing under pressure. I prefer to fish for fun. There…

Why I sometimes hate conservation – or, the ‘dolphin breeding ground’ debacle
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Why I sometimes hate conservation – or, the ‘dolphin breeding ground’ debacle

Todd Staley - September 21, 2017

This fisherman is about to open a can of worms here for the second time. The first time was when I agreed with a national legislator who…

King of the silver kings
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Soccer
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King of the silver kings

Todd Staley - June 19, 2017

As you approach the river mouth at Barra del Colorado for the first time, it appears as if you are about to enter a washing machine gone…

On Oceans Day, kids made a difference
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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On Oceans Day, kids made a difference

Todd Staley - June 12, 2017

June 8 was World Oceans Day. Across the globe, people celebrated the day and held events to bring awareness of the blight of the oceans because of…

Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water

Todd Staley - June 4, 2017

Recommended: Reader not fond of 'torturing fish,' but sportfishing isn't the problem Note: I first wrote about this many years ago in The Tico Times, but it seems…

Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures

Todd Staley - May 30, 2017

[caption id="attachment_105933" align="aligncenter" width="633"] (Courtesy of Ken Dyer)[/caption] I had a customer take a day off from fishing and go to one of the nearly isolated beaches…

Reader not fond of ‘torturing fish’ — but sportfishing isn’t the problem
Fishing
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Fishing
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Reader not fond of ‘torturing fish’ — but sportfishing isn’t the problem

Todd Staley - May 8, 2017

I started doing the fishing column for The Tico Times years ago when it still had a print edition. Four years ago I went over the side…