Silver King Lodge, Costa Rica
A Guaranteed Excellent Fly Fishing Experience in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is known for having some of the largest tarpon in the world. Cast for cubera snapper, saltwater dorado and tarpon, the “Silver Kings” in our coastal waters. Our experienced guides and staff strive to provide anglers with the ultimate fly fishing experience and we offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
An ideal destination for light tackle enthusiasts
The Silver King Lodge is primarily known for its giant tarpon that reach well over 100 lbs and of snook that regularly exceed 20 lbs. Both species can be caught in the mouth of the river or inshore.
The river fishing also offers numerous lagoons and backwaters with some of the more colorful and aggressive jungle species like mojarra, machaca and guapote, this is ideal for the light tackle enthusiast. For fisherman seeking variety, you can also fish offshore, targeting; wahoo, tuna, dorado and sailfish.
The English-speaking native guides are proficient in spin/plug casting and fly fishing methods. Conventional tackle and equipment is available for guests to use, although fly fishermen should bring their own gear. The lodge also has a well-stocked tackle shop.
An ecological paradise
Silver King Lodge offers guests an ecological paradise with the daily sightings of many rain forest species. On top of the remarkable ecological experience, the Lodge has a new swimming pool with waterfall, and an enclosed Jacuzzi where hors d’oeuvres and drinks are served poolside.
Spacious duplex air-conditioned cabins have attractive rooms, each with two full-size beds, ceiling fans, reading lamps, and a tiled bathroom with hot shower. Two U.S.-connected satellite phones and faxes are available as well as satellite television.
Meals are traditional homemade dishes served in a family style in the beautiful dining room constructed of exotic native hardwoods with bamboo ceiling. Sodas, local beer and liquor are complimentary.
Barra del Colorado National Wildlife refuge
Silver King Lodge is located in the north eastern corner of Costa Rica at the confluence of the Rio Colorado and the Caribbean.
The lodge is located in Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge, the second largest in Costa Rica at 230,000 acre, it is home to monkeys, sloths, river otters, macaws, parrots, crocodiles and a plethora of tropical wildlife. It is only accessible by boat and you are surrounded by the jungle; its lush colors, incredible wildlife and friendly local people.