Fishing for Shad on the Beach

Exceptional catches happen in less developed places, this is how it starts the history of fishing without equal in waters of the South Pacific region of Costa Rica in the month of April of the year 2011; the fisherman doing with constancy the launch of its lure Rapala Max Rap 15 cm FG color with original VMC hooks, in the area of wave, cane Shimano buy CPCTR66MHB and its curing 300E reel with line of 12 pounds of resistance in an area privileged by its good fishing and for its scenic beauty.

In a moment something big plate in the wave following the lure, is a huge fish to be a meagre and elongated to belong to the family of horse mackerel; but do not achieve their objective the fish fails to contact the lure, fishing continues, continues as the second hand of a clock moves inexorably to pass the time.

Release is performed again at Andrewfishing.com and the distance is no longer a fish but three huge fish silver moving in zig – zag trying to compete by the lure, is so furious Chase none manages to attack strongly; but more enormous fish, something that lets the angler you intrigued even with his experience from years as a fisherman…

The waves hit the coast you go thinking the sound producing marine shells or the beautiful song of the sirens, is a moment of Ethereal sensations of perfection, the perfection that is only achieved when fishing…

The lure is projected at a distance and to make contact with the water, begins its winding movement, this time, Yes this time, is stopped by a powerful being that it thrives in the oceanic waters, silver is its color, silver is the Flash showing the jumping majestic in the air, making the same time stops, there is no doubt There is definitely no doubt that fish is…
The power of his fight leads to the fisherman to make a smart fight, is a huge to be fish fish from shore, considering that is one of the great exponents at the global level, a powerful fish that tighten the shank to the maximum and demand the reel to the limit of your ability to brake, jumps are violent, the tension is extreme…

The fight expands for long minutes but the fish has been beaten and is achieved to bring along, could escape and this would only be one history of fishermen; but it did not and then the fisherman Carlos Campos Palma (Bourbon Division fisheries) manages one of the feats most sought in Costa Rica, to catch a Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in the Pacific of Costa Rica from shore, which let record with his photographs and his scales to be carried to biological studies, which will respond wonderful answers to scientific knowledge (Biol. Andres Vega).

Even tired fish is treated quickly so that you return again to his element, after all the first of its kind in be fished in the Pacific from the shore by a fisherman’s rod and reel.
As IGFA representative for Costa Rica and based on photographic, physical evidence and testimony presented by the fisherman and the witness of the fisheries biologist attest of the above…

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