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Costa Rica Fishing 2022

2022 “Big Dog” Grandt Slam

World Class Fishing Trip Invitational

5-Star Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica

March 26-31, 2022 

6 full fishing days - 2 people per boat giving you plenty of room and enjoyment! 3 days in a 33’ Strike Tower Boat for offshore, 3 days in a 24’ Boston Whaler for inshore or offshore. Enjoy Offshore Trophy Fishing for Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi, Wahoo, Inshore Fishing for Exotic Rooster Fish, 4 types of Grouper and Red Snapper at the Beautiful 5 Star Crocodile Bay Resort and Fishing Lodge in Costa Rica. For our 2022 trip we will be adding Luxury Condos by Botanika/Hilton in Costa Rica. Such a great new offering by the Williams Family at Crocodile Bay Resort. There is no extra charge for our upgraded trip lodging at Botanika, (limited space is available). This is Pure Luxury Living on your fabulous Grandt Slam World Class Fishing Trip. Check out the incredible property and accommodations at Botanika here:

Hot tub and beautiful pool to enjoy

Outdoor Pool with swim up bar, & waterfall

Air Conditioned Dining Breakfast Area

Air Conditioned Dining Area Dinner

Check in to 5 Star Accommodations

Deluxe Air Conditioned Rooms

Exterior of the beautiful full service spa

Book your massage or relax in the spa

One of the fully stocked bars just off the dining area at the main lodge

Game Rooms to enjoy or relax in at the lodge after a long day on the water

Off Shore Fishing in 33’ Strike Inboard Boats and In Shore Fishing in 24’ twin engine 150 HP Boston Whalers. 2 Anglers to a boat with plenty of room to fish.  Heads (toilets) on all boats.

World Class Fishing at Crocodile Bay Resort


Special Invitation by Grandt Industries, Inc.

2022 “Big Dog” Grandt Slam World Class
Fishing Trip Invitational

March 26-31, 2022

Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica


Welcome to Grandt Industries World Class Fishing Trip with Jim and Jacqueline Grandt.  We have been running World Class Fishing Trips for more than 29 years, bringing you only the finest lodges and accommodations throughout the world. This 5 Star Offering at Crocodile Bay Resort in Costa Rica is World renowned for its fishing and pure beauty in Central America.


FISHING with Jim and Jacqueline Grandt in Costa Rica

Inshore to Offshore fishing, this is one unbelievable lodge and location.  For offshore fishing, you can expect to catch Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna and Dorado.  Inshore there is Roosterfish, Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Corvina, Amber Jack, Triple Tail, Rainbow Runner, Grouper, Sierra Mackerel, Barracuda, Permit and Pompano. In addition, fishermen will have the ability to select their tackle of choice. The captains are well known for their persistent and competitive nature and are all trained to ensure that guests experience the ultimate fishing adventure during their stay. All boats are equipped with heads, (toilets).  All Conventional Tackle is provided.  Feel free to bring your own rods as we will be taking them to the lodge by van the night prior to our arrival to Crocodile Bay. If you wish to use the lodge tackle and rods, they have very good equipment.  Limited space is available on a first come first booked basis.  This is truly one of our most special offerings in World Class Fishing. Don’t delay we’ll be sold out quickly with this premier trip.

Species of Fish on our trip at Crocodile Bay Resort


  • ROOSTER FISH: Always available and common sizes range from 20-70 pounds.
  • MAHI MAHI- DORADO Year-round species with seasonal highs in November thru April. 
  • SAILFISH: Common year-round but peaking from November thru May. It is not unusual to catch more than 10 Sails in any given day. 2019 average size Sailfish at our trip were 120 lb and lots available.
  • SNAPPER: There are over a dozen types of Snapper ranging between 15 to 100 pounds.
  • TUNA: Large yellowfin, in the 200-300lb range are often found feeding under the large schools of porpoises. Schoolie sized Yellowfin are available year-round. Bigeyes, considered the bruisers in the tuna family, are common in this area. Hooking a large Bigeye will lead you on an epic multi-hour fight.
  • MARLIN: All Marlin species are caught year-round. In 2019 at our trip, Marlin were landed over 450lbs and several in the 200lb range. Great Time for Marlin and Sailfish! Peak times are November thru June.
  • Staying at the 5 Star Double Tree Cariari on March 25th (included), flying from San Jose Costa Rica into Crocodile Bay Resort on March 26th. Leaving Costa Rica from Crocodile Bay Resort on April 1, 2022. Flights to and from the lodge to San Jose as well as transports to the lodge are included in costs. FLIGHT TO SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA from your hometown is additional and must be scheduled thru you or your travel agent. Please note: Departure flights out of San Jose to your destination must be scheduled after 11:00am departure! Your flight out will be on April 1, 2022.


We would like to invite you to our 29th Annual “Big Dog” Fishing Tournament in Beautiful Costa Rica. We are so very excited to bring you this trip to Crocodile Bay Resort on the West Coast of Costa Rica. This is a 5 Star Premium Sportfishing lodge with inshore and offshore fishing, with experienced guides employed by the lodge and premier 33’ Strike Off Shore Boats with Towers and inshore 24’ Boston Whalers with twin 150 HP outboards. We will be fishing for Roosterfish, Snapper, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Marlin and so many more species around the shores and reefs. Beach Front Lodging with fine dining will compliment the World Class Fishing. All meals each night are ordered off a menu for your dinner and the same for breakfast , $200.00 liquor credit per person, Daily Appetizers, Free Daily Laundry, soft drinks, water, lodging, and one night stay in San Jose, Costa Rica at the beautiful DoubleTree Cariari is included in this trip. Flights from San Jose to Golfito as well as transfers to Crocodile Bay Resort are included. This is a super special place with first class accommodations and service. We leave in the morning early and have lunch on the boat and return in the afternoon. We will be putting together a great adventure, one to be remembered and celebrating our 29th year running World Class Fishing Trips and Grandt Industries, Inc. 39 years in business.


If you wish to experience downtown San Jose, it’s only a short cab ride from the Cariari. We will leave early the following morning for the lodge, then be out fishing after a breakfast and short orientation on the fishing and lodge. Our Tournament will consist of prizes for the select species of Billfish, Tuna and Roosterfish.  The Lodge offers many services including Massages and a Full Spa with many other services. Special Dietary needs are available so just let us know early so we may inform the lodge. The Fine Dining after a day on the water is also a very special offering at Crocodile Bay Resort. Guides are all English Speaking and very knowledgeable as they have no down time. Crocodile Bay Resort is open 12 months a year with state-of-the-art electronics and techniques, with full fleets of boats.


Enjoy the beautiful pool, and accommodations at this 5-star lodge. All rooms are air conditioned, with laundry service 2 times a day. We will be taking reservations on a first deposit basis and cannot hold spots. This is a Premier Fishing Location and an upgraded trip by Grandt Industries at a very reasonable cost. Get your deposits in immediately.


The Cost for this 6-day is $5,350.00 per person based on 2 persons per room, and also includes hotel for one night in San Jose, Costa Rica. This includes flights to and from San Jose, Costa Rica to Golfito, Costa Rica. The limits on luggage and fishing gear are the same limits as international flights. No specific weight limits are necessary for the lodge as we will be bringing in heavier luggage by road the night prior to our stay at the lodge.


Again, this is an all-inclusive trip, just tips to the guides and waitstaff will be extra. All Food, Lodging, Fishing, Gas, $200.00 Liquor voucher, Soft Drinks, Hotel 1 night at the DoubleTree Cariari in San Jose and transfers are all included in our costs. There is limited space, so please let us know immediately on your interest in this trip. Please mail your deposit of $2,675.00 to lock your space. This is based on double occupancy. The tournament dates for booking your flight travel will be to arrive on Friday, March 25, and your return flight will be on Friday, April 01, 2020.  Return Flights out of San Jose, Costa Rica MUST be scheduled after 10:00am.