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As listed in International Game Fish Association's world Record Game Fishes


ALL TACKLE RECORDS 21

Click Here for Line Test Records 41
Click Here for Fly Fishing Records 18

BONITO
Pacific Sarda; 8 lb; Golfito; 2/13/78; Jean A.
Lovetang, W-6.

BASS
Split tail Hemanthias signifer, 1 lb 8 oz; Playa Zancudo;
6/10/95; Dr. Craig Whitehead.

DOLPHIN - (Dorado or Mahi Mahi)
Coryphaena hippurus; 87 lb;
Gulf of Papagayo; 9/25/76; Manuel Salazar.

GAR
Tropical Lepisostius tropicus; 6 lb 6 Os; Rio Frio;
11/22/94; John A. Corry.

GRUNT
Burro Pomadasys crocro; 4 lb 1 oz; Rio Frio; 12/4/95;
John A. Corry.

GRUNT
Pacific roncador Pomadasys baysnus; 3 lb 8 Os; Rio
Grande de Terraba- 1/28/90; Dr. Craig Whitehead.

GUAPOTE (Rainbow Bass)
Cichiasoma dovi; 12 lb 9 oz;
Lago Hule (also known as Lago Echandi); 4/13/91; Rick
Killgore.

GUAPOTE
Jaguar Cichiasoma managuense; 1 lb 10 oz; Barra
Colorado; 9/9/97; John C. Taylor

JACK
Pacific crevalle Caranx cannus; 29 lb 8 oz; Plays
Zancudo; 1/1/94, Ronald C. Snody.

LEATHERJACKET
Oligoplifes altus; 3 lb 8 oz; Rio Cofo;
2/6/90; Dr. Craig Whifehead. (Same angler tied his own
record for species at Plays Zancudo, 5/27/95).
MACHACA
Brycon guatemalensis; 9 lb. 8 Os; Barra del
Colorado; 11/24/91; Barbara Ann Fields .

MULLET
Hog Joturus ichard/; 7 lb 2 oz; Rio Sarapiqul;
8/9/95; Carlos M. Barrantes R.

SEABASS
Leather Dermatolepsis dermafolepis; 4 lb 8 Os;
Plays Zancudo; 1/23/93; Dr. Craig Whitehead. NOTE: This
record appeared in past issues of the IGFA record book but
was omitted in the 1998 edition.);

SNAPPER
Lutlanus colorado; 20 lb 8 oz; Plays
Zancudo; 3/19/93; Dr. Craig Whitehead.

SNAPPER
Mullet Lutjanus aratus; 33 lb; Drake Bay; 9/23/97;
Jose' F Reyes Astorga.

SNAPPER
Pacific cubera Lu(/anus novemfasciatus; 78 lb 12
oz; Bahia Paz Vela; 3/23/88; Steven C. Paull.

SNAPPER
Yellow Luanus argentiventris; 11 lb; Plays
Zancudo; 3/12/93; Roy Venlura Roig.

SNOOK
Common Centropomus undecimalis; Rio Parisma;
10/18/78; Gilbert Ponsi.

SNOOK
Pacific black Centropomus nigrescens; 57 b 12 oz;
Rio Naranjo; 8/23/91; George Beck

SNOOK
Pacific blacklin Centropomus med/us; 5 lb 8 Os;
Plays Zancudo; 9/10/95; Dr. Craig Whitehead

TILAPIA
Oreochromis n/lot/ca; 6 lb 5 oz; Lake Arenal; 2/10/95;
Marvin C. Smith

TILEFISH
Golden-eyed Caulolatilus affinus; 1 lb 8 Os; Plays
Zancudo; 3/10/93; Dr. Craig Whilehead

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