Gary lived in Alaska and commercial fished in the Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, Cook Inlet & Bristol Bay for over 20 years fishing for everything from salmon, halibut, black cod, shrimp and all species of Alaska crab. His most recent fishing adventure was the 2021 Bering Sea Snow crab season. Gary moved to Costa Rica in 2006 and worked for “Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties” until 2010 when he was offered a rotational job (3 weeks on, 3 weeks off) in Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay oilfield. He has given up the oilfield to be home fulltime with his Latina wife and 2 young children. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and has integrated into the local community. As a member of the local “Lion’s Club”, he was involved in many activities to better Playas del Coco. He owns 2 boats in town and offers fishing, snorkeling and sightseeing tours in addition to his role as a realtor.