Tag: Costa Rica

Extended commercial boat exclusion proposed to boost Costa Rican sport fishing

Sport fishermen in Costa Rica, which is a popular destination for US anglers, are looking to extend a commercial boat ban from 45 miles offshore to 200.

Further support for recreational fishing is being proposed in Costa Rica, where the sector generates around 13,000 direct jobs and contributes $520m to the country’s economy. With so much at stake, the Costa Rican Federation of Sport Fishing (FECOP), is lobbying to push commercial fleets further offshore.     Retain and protect The statistics were […]