Writer vs. Wild in Costa Rica

September 26, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“In my first two days as fishing columnist for The Tico Times, I was nearly struck by lightning, washed to sea while crossing a jungle river at night, and carried away in a flash flood. I didn’t catch anything, either.” Author, photographer, and former Maine guide Dave Sherwood, now “stationed” in Costa Rica, leaves us wondering: What will he do next? His first assignment is covering a club event in Sámara, on the country’s northern Pacific coast, where it seem everyone goes nuts for fishing tournaments.