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+507 232-7521 / +507 6677-4402 / +17866232002

sales@panamagemcharters.com | +507 232-7521 / +507 6677-4402 / +507 6998-7727 / +17866232002

OFFSHORE FISHING TOUR

Panama GEM Charters takes you fishing around the iconic Panamanian waterways aboard their comfortable and reliable fleet. Whether it’s Pearl Islands Archipelago, 20 Fathom Trench, or Taboga Island, you can sample some of the most delicate game species here, including Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and even Marlin.
There is no need to be an expert fisherman. Despite your skill level, the crew will gladly accommodate you and help make your fishing day a lasting memory.
When you come on board, you will find a selection of fishing gear, soft drinks, water, and beer. The crew will supply all the safety gear, tackle, lures, and bait (live bait, depending on the season).
Anglers onboard can try trolling or bottom fishing, and the crew will ensure you have a productive day. For one thing, you can just take one look at the photos of the catch, and you’ll see how big these Mahi can get. There are also big Tunas, tasty Snapper, massive Amberjacks, and Jack Crevalle. The captain will advise what works best according to the weather and what you want to catch.
Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera. You may also want to bring some extra layers of clothing.
Book your spot for the best offshore fishing tour in Panama, invite your friends, and come have a blast!

Tour details

  • Half-day (4 hours) or full-day (8 hours) options
  • Keep your catch
  • Catch cleaning & filleting done by the crew

Our most popular Fishing Vessels (Fishing Packages)

Book the Proline

Capacity up to 8 passengers

Enclosed Bathroom, marine sound system, freshwater shower, convertible shade

Book the Todomar

Capacity up to 15 passengers

Enclosed bathroom, marine stereo, 2 comfortable lounge areas, 1 mini cabin

Book the Viking

Capacity up to 16 passengers

2 cabins, 2 bathrooms, A/C, complete galley and oplen Flybridge

All of our Fishing Tours include

  • Full ice
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live bait (depending on the season) and lures
  • All safety and First Aid kit
  • Juices, beer, Gatorade, bottled waters
  • Licensed Crew
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • BBQ set
  • Docking fees
  • Passenger insurance
  • Excludes: meals (stop at noon at Contadora island at the Pearl Islands where there’s a much-recommended variety of restaurants to choose from seafood and local Panamanian cuisine) catering upon request

Want a different vessel?

Contact us to book a different vessel or personalize your trip

About the best fishing destinations in the Pacific

Cracking the Code in Panama Bay: Targeting Inshore Beauties

Fishing in Panama Bay is a haven for inshore fishing enthusiasts. To maximize your catch, focus on the tidal movements and target species like snapper, jack crevalle, and the prized roosterfish. You can use live bait to entice the wily roosterfish that lurk in the shallows.

Taboga Tales: A Gateway to Diverse Fishing Delights

Known as the “Island of Flowers,” Taboga is a short boat ride from Panama City and offers a diverse range of fishing opportunities. Dive into the rich underwater world surrounding Taboga to hook into snapper, grouper, and the acrobatic mahi-mahi. Meanwhile, for an added challenge, try jigging or trolling with colorful lures to entice these deep-sea wonders.

Pearl Islands’ Secrets: Offshore Excellence

Venture beyond the horizon to the Pearl Islands for a taste of offshore fishing nirvana. Sailfish, marlin, and tuna await those willing to brave the deeper waters. Moreover, you can fine-tune your trolling techniques and experiment with different bait varieties, from live bait to flashy artificial lures, to attract these ocean giants.

Fishing Trip to Bahía Piñas (3 days minimum)

It is considered one of the most incredible fishing destinations in Panama. Piñas Bay has more deep water fishing records than any other place on earth (over 300 world records). If you like fishing seriously, you must participate in this adventure where Sailfish, Swordfish and Marlin are waiting for you to catch them.

What you need to know about Offshore Fishing in Panama

Tides and Timing: The Key to Success while Fishing in Panama

Understanding the tidal movements and best spots is crucial in Panama’s coastal regions. Whether you’re fishing in Panama Bay or exploring the Pearl Islands, align your angling adventures with the changing tides. Fishing during the outgoing tide is often productive, as predatory fish are active and on the hunt.

Local Insights: Learn from Panama’s Fishing Experts!

Our crew has a deep connection to the sea. Strike up conversations with them, they can provide insider knowledge on the best spots, bait preferences, and even share tales of legendary catches.

Conservation Commitment: Preserving Panama’s Marine Legacy.

We respect the delicate balance of Panama’s marine ecosystems by practicing catch-and-release for certain species. So we request you support sustainable fishing practices to ensure the continued health of the waters around the city, Taboga, and the Pearl Islands for future generations.

Embarking on a fishing expedition in Panama’s coastal gems promises a blend of adventure, challenge, and natural beauty. Armed with the right tricks, hacks, and local know-how, you’re set to create lasting memories in the waters of Panama Bay, Taboga, Pearl Islands, and Gamboa. Cast your line, feel the thrill, and immerse yourself in the unique tapestry of Panama’s coastal fishing paradise. We promise that fishing in Panama will be an unforgettable experience!

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