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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507 3151905
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I caught Peacock Bass and Snook on my trip!

I got picked up at my hotel by both Rich (the owner) and Daniel (the fishing guide), both Americans and then we headed off to the canal's sport marina. After meeting Chimbe (boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I got picked up at my hotel by both Rich (the owner) and Daniel (the fishing guide), both Americans and then we headed off to the canal's sport marina. After meeting Chimbe (boat captain) and getting loaded up on the boat, we took off seeing the sights and then after about 20-30 minutes we started fishing. Peacock Bass are pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We took a full day trip with Panama Canal Fishing tours. We spent the morning fishing and the afternoon at the Miraflores Locks. Our guide Randy was very personable and knowledgeable about the culture, area, and fly fishing. Fishing on Lake Gatun was beautiful and we caught some peacock bass, one over three pounds. They were very accommodating and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Three of us had a fantastic time travelling to Cheppo, launched from there, travelling upstream with the tide and fishing as we went. The guides were fantastic and we hooked and fought lots of fish. It was a trip into such a beautiful natural place and was a really special day on the water. Highly recommend this trip for fishermen... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Wow, where do I start. Let’s begin with the fishing. Unbelievable!!! They knew where the fish were as the hits began after the first few casts. Captain was prepared with live bait as well as very productive lures. His red and white popper was definitely the BEST!!!! They were reactive to any slowdown on the frequency of hits, constantly moving... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had a fun day fishing with our guide, Roberto and Captain, Elio. Very thrilling being on the Canal with huge ships. Scenery and wildlife were great. Caught plenty of peacock bass which were cooked for our lunch. Unfortunately the boat we were expecting was not available so we ended up on a small 18 foot or so skiff Not much... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My family and I had a wonderful experience fishing and exploring the region around the Panama Canal and Lake Gatun. My 15 year old son, 13 year old daughter and my wife loved it. Rich was a fantastic guide and we could have easily spent another day out on the water but unfortunately we did not have the time. I've... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We spent the day with Thomas and Ninio on the canal and Gatun Lake. Everything was as promised. We were picked up on time, got fish on all day. Biggest one was about a 3.5 lb Peacock Bass. We easily averaged around 4-5 fish per hour having our hot and not so hot moments. A nice bonus was the 3... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Spent a day deep sea fishing with Captain Tony who made sure we caught fish! Went out about 14 miles on his beautful boat, great lunch provided, plenty of beer, soda, water etc. Picked us up at our hotel at 5:30 AM, had us home at 3:30! Very professional, fun people!

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Sanford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Panama Canal fishing with Rich was everything advertised to be. The guide was knowledgeable about fishing the canal and life in Panama. The morning catch lunches were excellent. Thanks, we had a great time and plan to come back for more fishing in Panama. Kelley

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The morning was off to a great start! Rich was waiting for us in the hotel lobby when we came down at 6.30m - he entertained us all the way to Lake Gatun with interesting and entertaining stories and facts about Panama, the Canal, the people and the environment. We reached Lake Gatun around 7.15am where there was still a... More 

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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507 3151905
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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