rigging for sailfish
My experience in Crocodile Bay, Costa Rica. I highly recommend a 14wt. rod and a "Marlin" series Billy Pate, anti-reverse fly reel. This reel will give you plenty of room for 600 yards of backing...essential!!! Your fly should be rigged with Owner hooks, size 6 or 8. tied with 80# line and a trailer hook. While many will consider a 12 wt rod sufficient, you will have to play the fish too much and end up with both you and the fish exhausted. Good luck.