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Panama Big Game Fishing Club

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Isla Boca Brava | Near Boca Chica, Isla Boca Brava, Panama
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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I’ve been on a lot of fishing trips in my life Costa Rica, Mexico, Hawaii and Alaska and a few others. Panama big game fishing club (PBGFC) is in a class of their own. This club thinks of everything and continues to become better every day. It all started the day we landed in Panama City off of United airline... More 

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Lake Tapps, WA
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It would be difficult to compare any other fishing resort in Panama with the level of professionalism, fishing expertise and customer service that you will experience with the Panama Big Game Fishing Club. Every little safety and comfort detail on land and on sea is maintained to a high level. You want your fishing reels or other gear changed out... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

If you are looking for top class accommodation.......haut cuisine...........tranquillity........surrounded everywhere by nature at all times.......super personable service...........all inclusive prices in five star surroundings..........AND top class Pacific fishing for big game!! Then go there!! This was the second visit for me, the first being in 2011 when I caught my first Marlin and many other fish but this trip in September... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Hiya all, I have to say this place is a bit of a secret. I just spent a spectacular weekend at The Panama Big Game Fishing Lodge in Boca Chica in Chiriqui, Panama. John and his team work really hard to create the ultimate experience for the big game fisherman and the lovers of nature alike. The two aren't actually... More 

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Arab, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fishing was incredible and the staff was even better. We fished for two days and landed 1 marlin and 2 sails. The fishing was slow the second day, but the crew did everything they could. What more can you ask for!? They worked very hard and their efforts were much appreciated by our group. The accommodations were A+ and so... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Spent the 2 nod week of May 2015 here. We were part of an organised trip of a group of 12, and we had our own personal group of 5, which quickly became assimilated. Impossible not to. The lodge itself was fantastic. Cabins each had 4 single beds with a luxurious lounge area, including a huge TV and stereo, why... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Since returning from my first visit to panama big game fishing club(pbgfc) in june 2014 i have been waiting to get back there,and had the opportunity to be back there this year in may 2015.The service at pbgfc is just remarkable,anything you want they do without any fuss,they are all about making the client have the best time of there... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I had 2 weeks fishing with a bunch of guys with trip organized by the Bluewater Magazine. There was a dozen of us for the first week and 6 for the second week. I will start with the bad and its all to do with the admin side. After paying for the trip it took months and numerous emails to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I never had caught fish this big in my life. It was really nice not to see a lot of other boats chasing each other around like you find in Mexico. The Chef was great. Had a couple of minor mechanical issues but the crew was capable and got us going quickly.

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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We visited Panama Big Game Fishing Club in March our 1st trip there. The lodge , cabins and facilities are first class, staff are excellent and very attentive. Boats and fishing gear are top of the range. Boat crews are very experienced and know their fishing grounds.me We are looking forward to a return trip early next year. A big... More 

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