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FAQ’S | Central America Charter Fishing


Central America Charter Fishing is good all year round. You will find different species to be more prevalent in certain months. Please refer to our Year-Round Fishing page for more info.
On a normal fishing day here at El Rio Negro, the day starts at 5:00 AM. Breakfast, beverages and coffee are served in the Cantina at 5:15 A.M. Our boats head out between 6:00 – 6:15 A.M. First stop is to catch bait. We try to mix the day up between trolling, jigging, popping and live bait. If you prefer to fish for certain species with a certain technique let us know and your Captain will gladly fish accordingly. Lines come in at 3:00 PM. Of course if someone is hooked up the fight continues. Being back to the Lodge way before dark is our only priority. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our fishing director if you prefer a certain type of fishing technique or species. Our captains and crew speak limited English.
It depends on what country you are visiting us from. All countries have different laws.
We supply all the fishing equipment and gear you will need for your trip. However many guests routinely bring their own rods and lures to use while fishing with us.
It depends on the time of year. Central America Charter Fishing produces trophy fish all year. Please refer to our expected species page.
We are in a tropical climate so be prepared for all conditions. It is common to have calm and rough waters in the same day.
Yes when you come on your Central America Charter Fishing trip at El Rio Negro you can specify what kind of fishing you prefer or species you want to target.
January through May is dry season but we do encounter scattered showers here and there. June through November is Rainy season with thunderstorms almost daily.

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