Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides

Rainbow trout fishing near San Jose

Trout fly-fishing in small streams in a mountain cloud forest near the capital of Costa Rica

Can you imagine fly fishing for trout just 1.5 hours from the capital of Costa Rica? Enjoy one or more guided days of rainbow trout fishing in the jungle! The perfect complement to start or end a fishing or tourism trip in Costa Rica.

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Species: rainbow trout.

Season of the year: year-round

Fly Fihisn season Trout Fishing Near San Jose

Species: rainbow trout.

Season of the year: year-round

Transfers: we offer transfer service to the operations center.

Recommended: the ideal place for couples. The lodge by the river is very beautiful and romantic. It’s the perfect complement to start or end a fishing or tourism trip.

Side activities for companions: hiking and bird-watching. The star activity is observing quetzals. It’s also the right place to relax, read a book, and observe nature.

Accommodations: lodge *** with river views.

Fishing gear: it includes all the necessary gear to carry out the guided fishing activity.

Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides
Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides
Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides
Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides


Our fishing trips take place in a beautiful hotel next to the cloudy mountain’s river. We offer a transfer service from San Jose by private taxi or you can rent a vehicle to access our lodge.

We also offer fishing days with departure and return from your hotel in San Jose.

The trip consists of:

Welcoming the fishermen and companions at the previously agreed place and time.

Taxi transfer to our hotel. The transfer from San Jose lasts around 1.5 hours.

Dinner at the hotel.

The daily routine of a guided day for fishermen is as follows:

  1. Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the fishing area (1 hour and 30 minutes if leaving from San Jose). If we’re leaving from the lodge we’ll go fishing without traveling by vehicle
  2. Morning of guided fishing.
  3. Picnic lunch next to the river.
  4. Afternoon of guided fishing.
  5. Return to the hotel in San Jose or lodge by the river.
  • 8:00 am: breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant.
  • Transfer to the airport or place requested by the guest.
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What’s fly-fishing like in the Trout Valley near San Jose?

Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides

Are there really trout in Costa Rica? It seems unimaginable, but we assure you that it’s true! There’s a jungle-like valley of great beauty, just 1.5 hours from the San Jose airport, where rainbow trout and golden trout were introduced in the 1950s.

Can you imagine the experience of being able to fish for small trout in a beautiful stream running through a cloudy mountain forest? The fish density is unbelievable! And all this surrounded by orchids, ferns, colorful quetzals, and beautiful butterflies.

Charlie will arrange to pick you up at the airport or hotel in San Jose and guide you for one or several day(s) and transfer you back to San Jose.

Informative and Schematic Tables:

We provide tables that delineate the distances to our operation centers by car from the primary airports in Costa Rica, the fishing seasons categorized by destination and species, as well as the locations of our lodges. This visual reference has been designed to simplify the process of selecting your desired destination.
Fly Fishing Lodges in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Fly FIshing Season
Costa Rica Fly Fishing

Our hotel for fishermen in the Trout Valley:

The Trogon Lodge is in San Gerardo de Dota which is 1.5 km (0.93 miles) from downtown and 9 km (5.59 miles) from Los Quetzales National Park. This is the perfect couple’s getaway to spend two or three relaxing days. An elegant place with very good food; we take care of every detail and you and your companions should visit during your fishing trip.

Offering spacious rooms with a private terrace and bathroom equipped with showers, mountain and garden view and a free breakfast buffet or à la carte. Guests can enjoy a spacious garden, a terrace, a barbecue area, a shared lounge, and a tour information desk.

The lodge is next to the Savegre River and its barely a 2-hour drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport. The area is rich in biodiversity and it’s surrounded by potato and carrot plantations and is home to the dazzling quetzal. The Trogon Lodge is ideal for those who enjoy nature and seek a peaceful environment away from the loud and stressful city.

It offers 24 standard rooms and 1 deluxe upgraded room with a check-in time of 2:00 pm and check-out time of 12:00 noon. Wi-Fi is not offered in the rooms due to terrain conditions and the separation between them.

Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides
Costa Rica Fly Fishing Guides
Enjoy a fly fishing trip near San José

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