Costa Rica Fishing - Sheepshead Picture

Fish Description: The Sheepshead has a silvery color with 5 distinct vertical black bands on its sides and these lines are not always the same on each side. Very prominent teeth, including incisors, molars and rounded grinders. The Sheepshead has no barbells on lower jaw. Very strong and sharp spines on dorsal and anal fins.

Costa Rica Fly Fishing Charters

Costa Rica Ladyfish

Size: Inshore 1 to 2 pounds. Offshore common to 8 pounds.

Remarks: Feeds on mollusks and crustaceans such as fiddler crabs and barnacles. Well known as nibblers. If you want to loose your bait these fish can do it.

Costa Rica Sheepshead