As the tourism season enters a two month lull, the Fuppernos (Friends of the River) have been working their tails off at the River Mouth. Check out this fantastic Snook scored by Javier aka Rey Robalo on October 2:
This is the highlight of what has been a great few weeks of river fishing:
Our main man Alejandro nabbed an excellent Snook (above), while our old friend Manuel put some food on the table with a variety of catches:
Local legends also weighed in some whoppers:
Most recently Javier reeled in a wonderful Snook at sunset:
Also the staff of Nosara Paradise Rentals took a break from their off-season maintenance tasks to enjoy a Kayak adventure up river:
Pura vida at its finest!
The staff of Nosara Paradise Rentals took some much-deserved time off on the 26th to celebrate Marino, Alejandro, and Grevan’s birthdays. They joined Captain William on the Wanderer for an afternoon of inshore fishing and scored this sweet Rooster Fish release:
Later they enjoyed some tasty cake back at the campus.
Happy Birthday fellas!
Awesome whale shark sighting by Alejo while doing some ‘company research’ on the Adventurer.
AJ had this to say, “This sort of things are incredibly beautiful, and we have to continue protecting the environment…”
Our main man Alejandro took a break from his duties at the Nosara Paradise Rentals office and coerced Captain David to take him and his wife to the blue water.
The Explorer performed masterfully as always, yielding this big Dorado for the dinner table.
Excellent work by a man who doesn’t understand the meaning of a ‘day off’.
You didn’t think that the rainy season was all work and maintained for the boys in Nosara, right?
They made time this off-season for a field trip to the Caribbean coast to fish the Rio Colorado River mouth. Check out this adventure:
The boys brought their ace reels from Nosara and deployed the Snook catching skills that have made them famous. Check out these monster Robalos:
Of course the Fuppernos are super active keeping up with the trash back home at the Nosara River mouth…it’s a family affair with Javier and son Dario joined by uncle Grevan. Great work boys!
While most of the staff celebrated the end of the season on the Wanderer, the mighty tandem of Alejandro and Grevan of Nosara Paradise Rentals put on a billfish catching display on the Explorer that will not soon be forgotten.
They started out with a pair of nice Sailfish releases, then Alejandro closed out the season with an awesome Blue Marlin release:
With two months of maintenance looming on the horizon, it’s nice to make sure that the billfish don’t get lonely while our boats are on the hill. We’ll be back soon!
The Marlin Magic of August returned again this year and the last month of the season was also the most productive.
Craig Sutton was joined by Arturo and Alejandro of Nosara Paradise Rentals for a day offshore on the mighty Wanderer and they posted the second Grand Slam of the Week: 2 Blue Marlin, 1 Black Marlin, and a Pacific Sailfish!
The Sailfish was first in the boat as Alejandro flexed his fishing muscles.
Around 11am two lines popped off and the Wanderer strapped in for a double Marlin battle.
Craig took hold of the Black Marlin while Arturo, Alejandro, and Alex combined to fight the Blue Marlin.
Both fish were released safely and the Grand Slam was completed! As a curtain call Craig brought in another Blue Marlin later in the day.
To quote Alejandro: “Un Increíble Día de Pesca!!!!!”
The River has been full of great action this month with Snook and other yummy species finding the hooks.
Take a look at these beauties:
That’s what I call bringing home the bacon!
After many months of pleading by the Fuppernos, the government sent some scientists and officials to test the river water for contamination.
There are suspicions that poachers upstream are using chemicals to harvest fish from the river and that is obviously dangerous to all Nosarenos.
The scientists took samples and are currently running them at a government laboratory.
Also the Fuppernos (Friends of the River) are staying on task by keeping the river clean and free of garbage; the return of the seasonal rains means that lots of junk is flowing down the mountain and only through the vigilance of the Fuppernos can the river thrive.
Recently the rains also brought a treat: this amazing triple rainbow! What a great blessing:
Alejandro Garcia is the newest member of our team at Nosara Paradise Rentals and FishingNosara and has already established himself as a super ambassador of the pura vida spirit. Turns out Alejandro is a bad-to-the-bone river fisherman as well.
It’s fair to say he had a great weekend of fishing. On Saturday he hooked up this nice Cuberra Snapper:
Then on Sunday he brought in this monster Snook:
Whoa! This monster tips the scale at just over 30lbs.
That’s what I call bringing home the bacon!