The Térraba and Sierpe rivers begin on the southern slopes of the Talamanca mountains and flow into the Pacific Ocean.
Once near the ocean, they form a network of canals and waterways that are intertwined around the largest mangrove in Central America.
The word sierpe means serpent, this town in the South Pacific of Costa Rica is a waiting and departure point for diving tours, excursions to the Corcovado National Park and the exploration of Caño Island, as well as offshore fishing in Bahia Drake.
Drake Bay claims more than 40 fishing records, fishing is excellent all year round, although catch may vary according to season and tides.
There is also a difference between river fishing and deep sea fishing. The fishing on the Sierpe River is a great experience. Fishing on the spot is very good, but experienced fishermen know that the tide plays a very important role in the success of the catch, Sierpe’s captains have the best knowledge about this river, in constant movement and where the tides change approximately every six hours .
Fishing on the Sierpe River
Fishing at the Sierpe River is very good and may vary according to high and low tide. It is common to find the following species:
Snook (Robalo) All year round
Fishing on the ocean (Drake Bay)
It is possible to find the following species:
Blue and Black Jack
Spanish and Sierra Mackarel
Roosterfish the region is famous for its big roosters which can be caught virtually any month of the year.
Big Eye and Yellowfin Tuna
Dolphin Fish, Mahi Mahi – September to October
Wahoo August to December.
Sailfish – February to April is the peak season
Blue, Black and Stripe Marlin – February to April is the peak season specially when the water is warm.
AmberJack – All year around
|Departure/Arrive||Sierpe de Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica|
|Departure /Arrive hour||Day, afternoon or night schedule.|
|Tour length||12 hours|
|Clothing||Comfortable clothing, hat, sunglasses, camera, sun block.|
|Number of persons||1 to 4 people $600
De 4 a 6 people $1000
– Please let us know in your reservation, if you have special diets for medical prescription or culture.