The Club Nacional de Pesca

December 25, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Prospective members, [club president] Arias warned, should be willing to fish through violent thunderstorms, float jungle rivers at night, and drop everything, including jobs or family members, when the snook and tarpon run the coastal rivers.” In The New York Times, Dave Sherwood investigates the mania that grabs members of the Costa Rican National Fishing Club, who will do just about anything to fish for big, toothy critters among the crocodiles and mosquitos of the country’s interior.