Central America is a broad area that has very famous, and very distinct fisheries, both on the Caribbean and Pacific side of the coast.
On the Caribbean side of Central America, the fishing is predominantly focused around the bonefish, permit and tarpon that stretch from Florida through to south of Venezuela.
Within Central America, Costa Rica in particular is a country that has put tremendous amount of resources into developing the countries potential as a tourist destination. The locals are all extremely friendly, the logistics are efficient, the natural beauty of the country is astounding and of course the fishing is world class
After trout and the salmon species, Tarpon are most likely the most popular fly rod target on the planet. Once you have connected with one of these amazing fish, you are left with little doubt as to why they are so popular. The take, the power of the fish, the aerial antics and the stamina all contribute to their reputation.
The Caribbean side of Costa Rica is without a doubt home to the highest concentrations of Tarpon in the world, and hence its popularity with travelling anglers.