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Jungle Tarpon Reserve, Costa Rica

The Jungle Tarpon Reserve will be reopening to anglers this October with dates available through December 2020. Guest will stay in a new fully furnished 3 bedroom house overlooking the river that is complete with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, A/C, WiFi and a small swimming pool. Images of the new accommodations are below.

Northern Costa Rica’s Jungle Tarpon Reserve is a vast inland system of freshwater rivers, creeks and flooded lagoons surrounded by verdant rainforest and swampland. During the dry season the lagoons and creeks are reduced to nearly a trickle, but come August, the area literally springs to life. Runoff from surrounding volcanoes fills the creeks, rivers, and lagoons creating a vast inland sea teaming with migratory baitfish, monkeys, wading birds, and caiman. Somehow the primal tarpon of the Pacific sense this and journey over a hundred miles inland to feed on the bounty of the jungle’s flooded interior. The feast attracts tarpon of all sizes with the majority of the fish weighing 50 to 100 lbs. as well as behemoths in the 150 to 200-pound class. The most unique and dynamic fishery in the region is unquestionably the river. Flowing through a mosaic of virgin rain forest and active farmlands, this mid-sized jungle river is among the most intense and intimate landscapes imaginable to pursue trophy tarpon. When hooked, these big tarpon typically go wild, leaping into overhanging branches or diving into the dark waters to wrap you on countless obstacles. Fighting tarpon here is active-duty jungle combat at its finest.

2020 Availability (4 rods per week):
October 10 – 17
November 7 – 14
November 14 – 21
November 21 – 28
December 12 – 19

Rate: $4,490 per person for a 7 night/6 day package

Please note that are some special requirements for traveling to Costa Rica at this time:

As of September 15, residents of Colorado, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Wyoming, New Mexico, Michigan, and Rhode Island can also enter Costa Rica on flights departing from the United States. Residents of California will be able to enter Costa Rica as of October 1. U.S. citizen tourists from these states wishing to enter Costa Rica must complete a digital epidemiological health pass, obtain a negative PCR-RT coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of their departure from the United States, and purchase travel insurance that covers accommodation in case of quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19.


For more information, contact Dylan Rose at (800) 552-2729 or click the button below.

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