Fishing in the Delta of the river San Juan

The river San Juan (Rio San Juan) is derived from the famous lake Nicaragua and flows into the Caribbean sea on the border of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. San Juan has long had a strategic value (and to this day do not stop the territorial disputes around the river between Nicaragua and Costa Rica) as the only navigable route between the two oceans. Despite the small length of the channel, the river San Juan has a large pool (35,000 km2), so that the river navigation is well developed.

In the basin of the river San Juan, along the river of possible freshwater fishing (trophies: brikon, relict pike Gaspard, bull sharks, etc.), but the increasing popularity of sea fishing in the Delta of the river, where the main trophy is considered tarpon (also found snook and yellow Jack). Due to the variety of types of fish, fishing on the river San Juan in Nicaragua always efficient. Best fishing time on the river San Juan - the beginning of spring, when the Tarpon comes into coastal waters.

District fishing: The river San Juan, Caribbean sea
Equipment fishing gear: spinning, fly fishing, trolling
The main trophy: tarpon


Structure of group: 6 people
Residence: double in Managua at the hotel on the river in a hostel or Lodge.
Food: three times a day, while fishing, lunch on the boat

  • Day 1. Arrival to the international airport in Managua. Meeting with the guide.Transfer to hotel Hex.
  • Day 2. Breakfast. Transfer to airport. Departure on the river.
  • Day 3-8. Fishing on the river and the sea
  • Day 9. Fishing till 11.00. The flight to Managua. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Day 10. Transfer to Managua international airport. Departure
The climate of Nicaragua is dependent on the landscape in the lowlands are much hotter. In the dry season (November to April) on the Pacific coast can be very hot. From may to October across the country is the rainy season (on the same Pacific coast it is usually high overcast).
How to get thereHow to get there
Direct flights to Nicaragua from Russia. The most common option — a flight to Managua with two transfers through the US or Canada or El Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica or Mexico.

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High season

Tarpon Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
The best time when a Tarpon is like a beach - the beginning of spring. The second good period of September-October, but at this time there is a risk of heavy rains.


Отель Hex находится в 7 минутах езды от международного аэропорта Манагуа. К услугам гостей бесплатный WiFi, бесплатная парковка на территории и открытый бассейн. 

Хостел находится на берегу реки в индейской деревне. Расстояние до моря около 500 м.


Лодки с моторами 140 л/с, вмещающие шкипера, гида и двух рыбаков.
The tour is accompanied by one of the best experts on South American fishing Gregory Borowski (spoken languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Polish)

The cost of the basic program 2 900$ per person.
Included everything except international flights and insurance