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Address: Panama City, Panama
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+507 315-1905

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Late October Fishing

I went to Panama at the end of October with the intent to fish, I dropped the ball and waited until the last minute to make plans. When I called Rich at Panama Canal fishing at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
Tyler P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I went to Panama at the end of October with the intent to fish, I dropped the ball and waited until the last minute to make plans. When I called Rich at Panama Canal fishing at about 8 PM the night before I had wanted to go fishing he was extremely helpful and very willing to work with me. He... More 

Thank Tyler P
Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great days fishing on 28 July 2016 on Lake Gatun in the Panama Canal. Carlos was our guide & he was excellent throughout the trip, picking us up from our hotel in the morning and dropping us off again afterwards. Every aspect of the trip was taken care of and we did not have to worry about... More 

1 Thank JackpotSportFishing
Miami, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

History: Rich Cahill was our guide. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Panama and the Canal. My daughters were mesmerized by his story telling. This is an experience that they will never forget. No classroom wought have taught my daughters what he did. We were INSIDE the Panama Canal! Nature Encounters : Rich took us close to the... More 

2 Thank RBurgos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I fished with these guys on 7/14/2016. Rich, the owner, picked me up at the hotel right on time, and we drove leisurely to Gamboa. Along the way, Rich provided a commentary of Panama--a little about its history, the Presidents and culture. He's a very personable guy, and is a pleasure to talk to. We even drove right by the... More 

1 Thank SeattleNwdude
David, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I book a fly fishing half day trip to fish for " Peacock Bass" ... great day fishing along with good communication for meeting at marina and were ready to go. The boat included a Captain and a Guide and plenty of places to cast my Fly to hard fighting Peacocks ...

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Lee Vining, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Alberado our guide was knowledgable and friendly. Had great conversation with him. Both him and the captain helped me as a beginner catch fish. Equipment was in good shape, and they were able to put us on fish all day.

1 Thank rheakerby
somerset, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

4 of us, two couples with only 1 who had fished before had a great day on the lake. Abe picked us up at our apartment right on time and took us to the boat. He operated as our guide for the day with a good captain. Abe has a great knowledge of the locality and helped us all catch... More 

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Hancock, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Booked a 10 day stay in panama and booked a 6 hr fishing trip with panama canal fishing. Best day of our 10 day stay. My wife and I couldn't ask for a better day of fishing. Quit counting when the wife was ahead 12 to 9. Caught 3 over 4 lbs and one over 5. I would highly recommend... More 

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Fox Lake, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Rich Cahill was very accommodating to outfit us with a great guide Danny Pierson and experienced Captain. Boat and equipment were good. We caught lots of peacock bass of all sizes. Had a good lunch and refreshment. We heard many good fishing stories.

Thank PaulWI54
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Many thanks for working so hard to get us on some fish in tough conditions! The team at Panama Canal Fishing went above and beyond to make our day special even though the fishing was very slow....they worked extra hard, and a little overtime, to make sure we both caught several fish. In addition, the wildlife viewing was awesome. All... More 

Thank Marty C

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