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Tagged With: Food

Yellow-fin Tuna / El atún de aleta amarilla

After the dolphin show, I managed to catch what I’ve been aiming for a long time: tuna! Yellow-fin tuna! Like I wrote about baitfish attracting dolphins, also attracts big fish. And in this case, it was not just sailfish but tuna. Of course, it took some time in trying to hook one and yet alone, … Continue reading »

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Catching a big Dorado in Jaco, Costa Rica / Pesqué un gran dorado en Jacó, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the premier fishing locations in the world and even during the low season (summer months of May to August) can still produce some terrific catches. I went out in July to see what I could get and after trying all day, I managed to catch this terrific 30 pound Dorado, … Continue reading »

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My favorite part of this trip was eating beetle larva / Mi parte más favorito de este viaje era comer los bichos, suri

Of all the stuff that I saw on this trip, my favorite of all was getting the chance to eat bugs! Specifically, eating suri, which is beetle larva found in the jungles of the Amazon. They serve them raw and cooked but it was recommended that they taste better cooked so I had to eat … Continue reading »

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Yes, you can catch piranhas in Peru! / Sí, puedes pescar y atrapar pirañas en Perú

Yup, in the city of Iquitos which is located in Northeastern Peru, there are fishing tours available that people can go on. I booked a trip on the Dawn on the Amazon and my guide picked me up at my hotel to take me to the boat where we initially traveled on the Nanay River … Continue reading »

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Fishing for Peacock Bass in the Panama Canal / La pesca para pavόn en el Canal de Panama

Yes, yes, indeed, there are opportunities to go fishing in the Panama Canal. It’s just for big boats to simply go through but it’s also a lake that contains a ton of fish mainly peacock bass as well as some snook and tarpon to be had. Of course, it will take some time to hit … Continue reading »

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