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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507 3151905
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Bayano River Adventure

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Panama
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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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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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12 helpful votes 12 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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34 helpful votes 34 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 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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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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