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Panama Canal Fishing

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #14 of 86 activities in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bodies of Water, Water sports
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am not a regular fisherman by any means, as the few times I have gone on fishing trips, I was bored, but the group I was with wanted to fish, so I went along, reluctantly. I had the BEST time on this trip. The guides were amazing and assisted us along every step. It was the best time ever.... More

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Orlando
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a great outing for my mother's 70th birthday. Abi (his nickname) and a driver picked us up in Panama City at 6:30 for the drive to Gamboa Marina. We were greeted by Rich, the owner, and a whole crew of others, and set off to fish, in a very comfortable boat, with a canopy for some shade. There... More

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Cade, LA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Booked a day of fishing a few weeks before our trip to Panama with this company after doing a little research trying to find the best tour company and I'm pretty sure we succeeded. My husband and I fished with Tomas on Lake Gatun and had such a great time. We caught lots of fish, mostly peacock bass. We were... More

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Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I am excited about my recent fishing trip with Panama Canal Fishing. The entire trip was a success and exactly as promised. (This was my second trip with Panama Canal Fishing.) The guide arrived promptly (even early) for departure from my hotel. The van was comfortable, the driver courteous and I arrived at the dock where everything was ready for... More

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USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Guides did not care much about making sure we met our objectives but instead just did what they always do. We said to keep 2-3 fish for lunch but they proceeded to start fishing and keeping some of theirs and more of ours than we asked them to keep. Then took us to a very long lunch when we wanted... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My girlfriend and I went fishing with Rich Cahill last month and we loved it. We did some research beforehand and saw that there were some cheaper options out there, but we went with Panama Canal Fishing because they seemed to be the best. They were. We were picked up in downtown Panama City on time (they showed up early)... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I was ready for some fast action bass fishing and I was not disappointed! It was a great experience to fish with Rich and captain Elio. Rich picked me up from the hotel right on time. First we stopped for some coffee and a quick breakfast, then we were off to Gamboa, a pleasant drive, partly through the rain forest.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

We had booked a half day of fishing and Rich was there at our hotel as we got off the elevator. As it turned out the fishing was only part of the great experience. Rich is an engaging individual who has much to share about his birth country and his interesting life. Totally fluent he provided a wealth of insight... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Peacock Bass fishing was on my Fishing Bucket List and Panama Canal Fishing gave me a big fat check off the list. On the partial day our boat caught about 50 fish, one very nice one. Abelardo Lopez pick us up for an easy drive from the Trump Ocean Club. He spoke great English and gave us a a very... More

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panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I've never fished before in my life, but they made it easy breezy for me and the girls, we were looking for some adventure and to explore the nature side of the Panama Canal was such a great experience, seeing monkeys, alligators and birds, but the fishing, what an awesome time! we caught Oscar and Peacock Bass, the captain Elio... More

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