January 14 2022

Panga Boat Fishing in Costa Rica!


In this video, we'll recap my past experiences panga boat fishing Costa Rica for yellowfin tuna, black tuna, roosterfish and more. This footage was filmed during my 2015-2018 fishing trips to Costa Rica.


Click play below to check it out! 👇

Video timestamps:

  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:30 - Black tuna blitz fishing
  • 01:16 - Houndfish at Matapalo Rock
  • 02:13 - Trolling for yellowfin tuna
  • 03:55 - Handlining (yo yo) for snappers
  • 04:56 - Roosterfish on popper
  • 06:46 - Handlining for various bottom fish

Tackle and gear:

Tight lines! ?

About the author 

Ryan Collins

I'm fortunate to have grown up on the beach, and I've been fishing since kindergarten. I have great family, friends and fishing experiences to be thankful for. Just being out there is enough-catching fish is just a bonus!

  • I spent many hours in the 85 degree water. Had a great time seeing the jungle and the amazing animals in the area, take a long swim for me. Enjoy

  • Lots of interesting fish. That houndfish was impressive.

    Eating everything – such a change from our eating habits here. Looking forward to the sea robin episode.

    Safe travels and tight lines!

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