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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507 3151905
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Awesome day on Gatun Lake!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Khartoum, Al Khartum, Sudan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

This was a great experience, the canal, the jungle, and the fishing. My guys fishing trip was fun. When my son is older I will take him to fish for peacock bass. Great guide and equipment.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We booked a day charter with Panama Canal Fishing. We are not anything close to serious fishermen. Rich and his crew did a fabulous job to make sure that the whole family thoroughly enjoyed the day. Our 10 year old son was fascinated by how many fish he could catch himself. Pulling fish out of the canal between large cruise... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
7 helpful votes 7 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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