INCLUDED IN OUR RIO SAN JUAN  FISHING PACKAGES....  Almost every thing from the moment you arrive at Airport where we will be waiting for you.

 

* Airport pick up at Managua or San Jose International Airport    We wait for you at the Airport

 

* All transfer once in Nicaragua or Costa Rica  Airplane Local Airlines Flights , or Road in Van or Range Rover. ( Charter flights are Option ).

 

* Lodging in comfortable room with Private bathroom, double occupancy  always in best place available  as well in Managua, Granada, San Jose or on fishing ground at my lodge. Down River we use  Hotel Saballo, El Castillo Victoria or Hospedage, Solentiname Paraiso,  Mancaron, also in San Juan del Norte at Melvin or Ebau...

 

* All Meals, and Soft Drinks,   In all places and at My guest house of " La Esquina del Lago " we have special attention on quality of meals, Local and French International cuisine, Bao, River scrimps, Paella.. At my lodge I also have a private free  " Open bar" were guests can enjoy local and International drinks.. Local rhum, Ti punch...  and our free Cuban Cigars...

Apart from main meals , Fruits, Snacks, and soft drinks in cooler aboard the boats... Lunch are on River banks at friends places or aboard 

We always have   purified water ( No charge ) for our Guests aboard and at Lodge ,

Obviously Ice for drinks is done with purified water...

 

* Fishing permits You come for Fishing not to wait in a government office... Previous to your fishing adventure all will be ready... we will need you send us Passport # and full name of guests in your party.. ( Cost of Fishing license/permit is included in your Package.

 

* Professional fishing guides, Experienced Captain and Mate 5 years  than they are working  with me : "Tarpon fishing Tournament winner".

 We fish 2 angler ( Eventually 3 angler )  2 guides  per boat Captain/Guide  and Mate, One driving the boat, other  in charge of fishing.

 Obviously our Captains and guides will share with you their Knowledge on all aspect of tarpon, snook, rainbow bass fishing.

 

* Sport fishing BOATS   ( The only ones available on the River ) Your fishing will be  aboard  Cambute, Emilia, Tigrillo, Pablito, Julia brava  or Delfin.  All these boats have been built  especially for our fishing activity and local water conditions . All boats are  Sport fishing type, with front platform to fight the fish.. 22 till 28 feet long  with central console T top ,  Engine 115 hp Bombardier,Yamaha 85hp, Suzuky 40hp, Trolling motors, all safety equipment aboard.. (Also guides have Cellular phone working now in the entire area..) 

 

* Professional  Guides There will be two guides aboard for your Party.. One driving the Boat other one fishing..) They may swift as long stay on the river ) Locally born they all have been trained for Many years are local tournament winners...They care Many Guests told me at end of trip than they were more than guides they became Fishing Companion... Will be available to fish with you from 5 am till 7pm..They will not count thehours.

 

* GAS All gas is include for full fishing day in a range of 10 Miles  around Lodge

If going down River to Sabalo Extra gas $ 80 ( For the boat)

If Sabalo to Castillo Extra gaz $40 ( For the boat )

If going to Solentiname Archipelago Extra Gaz $60 ( For the boat)

if Going to San Juan del norte 120 mile trip to the Caribean sea Extra $400 ( For The boat ) 

 

* Professional Fishing Tackles,

They are included,,, Also the lures. I have at Lodge a lot of Professional equipment, ( More than a hundred set ) as well for Trolling, Bait Casting, Spinning , more than a Thousand lures.

Conventional Spinning and Bait casting, 100 rods and reels to choose from..( 12lb to 30lb test line for tarpon )  also Fly fishing equipment, SAGE rods # 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 , Reels BILLY PATE...500 flies..

In case when angler broke  some equipment ( fish on ).. Lures or other I will not charge them but will ask you to have Courtesy to replace broken stuff.

 

* Fishing  available  from 5 am till 6 pm.. It can be up to 12 hours a day.. You decide with guide the hour you want to start fishing , some Guests like to not get up to early during these fishing vacation but usually   Fishing day start at 6 am at sun rise and end with dark around 6 pm  In case of fish on and dark coming if you agree we will fight the fish at night...None of my  guide like to cut a line...We also can  organize on request and no additional cost some Night fishing close to lodge if wanted.. Bass, Machaca, Mojara are under the lodge...

 

* We like to move and discover Fishing is anywhere in the area  San Juan River/ Rio Frio /Cano negro/El castillo/Nicaragua lake/Solentiname/Guatousso Wild life reserve.. .... When going down to the Caribbean Sea we cross Indio Mais Reserve

 


Options.

        * Stay on Night 1 or last night in Granada $ 60 per person Extra cost due to Private Transfer and Lodging in best hotel around

        * Stay down River Castillo/Saballo $ 80 for the Boat Gas, $25 per night. for Lodging and meals

        * Stay in Solentiname $ 60 for boat Gas, $25 per night per person

        * Stay in San Juan del Norte $ 400 for boat Gaz, $ 25 per night per person


 

Not included:

 

* Dinner on day1 and last day If in San Jose or Managua/ Granada , as experience show than guest prefer this part of their fishing vacation " open ".. I will provide a listing of good place to go

 

* Drinks with alcohol Except at my lodge ( Beers $1 ) I also have my free Open bar for my Guests ( Rhum, Wisky, Vodka, Ti punch...) 

In other place where we may go Drinks with alcohol are provided at cost. ( Figure between $1 / $2 for a beer )

If you wish some beers on the boat your guides will buy them for you in shop... At cost

 

* Tips to your Fishing guides, in no way an obligation, "only if you are happy of their service"  ( for excellent service it's the same as U.S.; 7% to 10% of your trip cost)

 

* Airport Taxes Departures taxes are not include.

 

* Entry and departure tax for Nicaragua if coming via San Jose ( $14 per person.)