La Pinta

La Pinta is run and operated by Captain Juan Acosta, a knowledgeable guide with over two decades of fishing experience. He knows the waters of Panama like the back of his hand and will gladly share his passion with you and your party.

You can customize the trip to meet your specific needs. Check the bite close to shore or venture out for the likes of Marlin. The bite heats off in December and goes through May, even though you can catch Marlin year-round. If Yellowfin Tuna is at the top of the list, then the spring months are the best time.

Sailfish and Mahi Mahi can be caught throughout the year, while the Wahoo season starts the last week of July. If Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Striped Marlin are not your main priority, you can try your hand at Cubera Snapper fishing.

Whichever trip you decide to go for, rest assured that Capt. Juan will work hard to put you on fish. You will go out on a 26’ Caribe boat, which is a spacious vessel with twin 140 HP Suzuki outboards. The boat is fully outfitted with tuna tubes, a livewell, outriggers, and modern navigational electronics to save you time while you’re searching for a big one.

The trips with La Pina are all-inclusive. All you have to do is show up!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    price breakdown
    This trip can be customized to meet your specific needs. You will be able to spend your day fishing inshore or head out for a bigger catch. A trip to the river is also an option.

About the Captain

Juan Acosta
Panama City, Panamá
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2015
I offer offshore and inshore and bottom fishing. I am a reliable captain with 19 years of experience on these waters.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

26 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Bank Transfer

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