14
Jan

Cindy O

Angler: Patrick Mitts

CATCH DATA
SPECIES TAGGED: Blue Marlin
TAG ID#: GFR1174
DATE OF CATCH: 01/13/2015

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OCEAN: Pacific

LATITUDE: 08.02.867
LONGITUDE: 83.15.649
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FISH LENGTH: 7.5ft
UNIT MEASURED: Measured
ESTIMATED WEIGHT: 150lb

FIGHT TIME: 25/min
FISH CONDITION: Excellent

NOTES/REMARKS:
BAIT USED: Live Bonita
WAS THE FISH PREVIOUSLY TAGGED: NO

BOAT INFORMATION
BOAT NAME: Zancudo Lodge 8
CAPTAIN NAME: Elvis

RESEARCH CENTER/ MARINA:
Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica

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14
Jan

Sarahbelle

Angler: Billy Howell

CATCH DATA
SPECIES TAGGED: Sailfish
TAG ID#: gfr1368
DATE OF CATCH: 01/12/2015zancudo-lodge

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OCEAN: Pacific
LATITUDE: 08.13.227
LONGITUDE: 083.22.971
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FISH LENGTH: 72 inch
UNIT MEASSURED: Estimated
ESTIMATED WEIGHT: 60lb

FIGHT TIME: 15/min
FISH CONDITION: Excellent

NOTES/REMARKS:
BAIT USED:
WAS THE FISH PREVIOUSLY TAGGED: NO

BOAT INFORMATION
BOAT NAME: Zancudo Lodge 8
CAPTAIN NAME: Elvis

RESEARCH CENTER/ MARINA:
Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica

 

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14
Jan

Patty M

Angler: Patric Mitts

Proud to announce the first tagged fish under the Gray FishTag research program. A sailfish in Costa Rica was tagged and released.

It all starts with number one… We are excited to see this program evolve and now be live.

CATCH DATA
SPECIES TAGGED: Sailfish
TAG ID#: gfr1369
DATE OF CATCH: 01/11/2015

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OCEAN: Pacific
LATITUDE: 08.15426
LONGITUDE: 083.36.841
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FISH LENGTH: 88 inch
UNIT MEASSURED: Estimated
ESTIMATED WEIGHT: 80lb

FIGHT TIME: 20/min
FISH CONDITION: Excellent

NOTES/REMARKS:

BAIT USED: Ballyhoo
WAS THE FISH PREVIOUSLY TAGGED: NO

BOAT INFORMATION
BOAT NAME: Zancudo Lodge 8
CAPTAIN NAME: Elvis

RESEARCH CENTER/ MARINA: Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica
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11
Jan

Los Suenos Resort & Marina

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Los Sueños Resort and Marina, located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, represents a world of adventure, excitement, incredible landscapes and lush rainforest. It also represents home to many looking for unsurpassed luxury. With a 200-slip international marina, 18-hole championship golf course, a lively Marina Village merchant square with restaurants and shops, and a variety of options for luxury accommodations, Los Sueños is undoubtedly the place to be to experience a truly unique and exclusive residential community with vibrant tropical surroundings.

We invite you to visit Los Sueños and experience the ultimate in resort living for yourself.

Los Sueños is excited to announce the release of our newest community which is currently under construction. Miramar Residences at Vista Los Sueños at full build-out will be home to 28 ocean view condominiums. Miramar’s fresh contemporary design and high end finishes provide a unique feel that enhances the communion between the luxurious interiors and the tropical outdoors. Click on the button below to watch the realistic video presentation or click on the link to your right to find out more about this unique ownership opportunity.

Costa Rica’s waters literally teem with big game: dorado averaging 40 pounds, yellowfin tuna that push the 300-pound mark and one of the largest concentrations of big Pacific sailfish found anywhere. In fact, Costa Rica boasts one of the healthiest billfish fisheries in the world, with 20-fish days being a common occurrence.

Unusually calm waters and short rides to the fishing grounds cement the country’s place at the top of the big game fishing destinations. Those in search of an unforgettable sportfishing experience need to look no further than Los Sueños Marina, home to an extensive charter fleet certified by the Costa Rican Ministry of Tourism.

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8
Jan

Zancudo Lodge and Resort

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The Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica, home of over 70 IGFA world records, is world renown for its inshore and offshore fishing.   Located in a small jungle fishing village in the southern zone of Costa Rica, The Zancudo Lodge has established itself as one of the best boutique fishing lodges in the world.

What makes this the ULTIMATE FISHING ADVENTURE?  Top of the line fishing equipment, high speed fleet, luxurious accommodations, delicious and healthy cuisine and a local staff trained in complete client satisfaction.

The ULTIMATE Costa Rican Pura Vida life adventure awaits you at the Zancudo Lodge.

Surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife, idyllic jungle foliage and our private beach, The Zancudo Lodge offers our guests the ultimate adventurous getaway.

On our property, our guests will discover beautiful tropical gardens, our Lodge marina, a salt water filtered pool and palapa lounge area, a regulation size bocce ball court, 2 open air beachfront lounge areas, our organic herb geenhouse, acres of organic fruit gardens and miles of black sand beach bordering the Golfo Dulce.  Our public space houses an elegant fountain reception area, gift shop, restaurant and bar and multiple indoor outdoor lounge and relaxation areas.

PREMIER SPORT FISHING LOCATION IN COSTA RICA

Situated in an unexploited and remote jungle village in Southern Costa Rica, The Zancudo Lodge is bordered by the Rio Coto on the east and the Pacific Ocean and Zancudo Beach on the west. This Golfo Dulce fishing town of 450 inhabitants is 410 km south of Costa Rica’s capital San Jose and 60 km north of the Panamanian border.

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All customer catch and tag reports will go directly to the scientific community at no cost.

Connecting professional fishermen with the science community

The international fish tagging program that will collect relevant information in real-time and produce valuable scientific data, directly from fishermen in every part of the world.

“Donate and Get Involved”

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Welcome to Gray FishTag Research,  a Non-profit organization, powered by the world’s largest network of professional charter boat captains and mates. The program is initiated to collect relevant information in real-time and produce valuable scientific data, directly from fishermen in every part of the world.

The data collected will be openly be available for scientific purposes and shared with any interested parties at NO COST.

Gray Fishtag Research will be an essential tool for promoting the conservation of marine game fish and increasing public resource awareness. In addition, the program will provide biologists and scientists from all over the world with valuable data on migration patterns, fish stocks and growth rates.

For the first time ever, data from all fish species in every ocean will be collected. Billfish, sharks, general offshore and inshore fish species will all be tracked and recorded.

Gray Fishtag Research will also provide the tools to do so, including tags, tag sticks, data cards, interactive website and hands on training, at no cost to professional fishermen.

Gray FishTag Research Program Outline

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