Sportfishing on Lake Arenal Costa Rica

Lake Arenal offers the best fresh water fishing conditions in Costa Rica in order to do Sport fishing of guapote, a humpback fish also known as rainbow bass as well as Machaca fishing throughout the year.


For your convenience and enjoyment, we offer you the opportunity of fishing by having two scheduled Lake Arenal Sport fishing packages.

One is ½ day fishing trip (4 hours duration) and the other one is full day fishing trip (4 hours in the morning and 4 hours in the afternoon).


We will depart from your hotel of choice in La Fortuna’s area depending on your indicated time. 


We recommend start at 5:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.


Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal Costa Rica
Rainbow Bass The big one!!! Lake Arenal

2018 Rates:

Half day Tour $ 295  (4  hours)

Full day tour $ 450  (8 hours)

The boat for two people.

Lake Arenal is world-famous for its feisty Guapote
Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - Costa Rica

Then we will head towards Lake Arenal’s dam, at the dock, our fishing guide, a vessel and fishing equipment will be waiting for you to take you on the fishing journey depending on your choice.

The motorboats are equipped with gyratory boat seats, electric motors, radar, equipment for trolling and casting, expert guides and life jackets.



Fruits, coffee, beverages and beer, snacks, fishing equipment, experienced guide, transportation from and back to your Hotel at Arenal Volcano area or La Fortuna.

Lake Arenal Sportfishing - Half day or Full day tour

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