Panama Fishing Trip

From the Panama Canal to the deep waters of the Pacific, via the stunning lakes and rivers, Panama Fishing Trip will take you to it all. Come aboard and get your hands on some of the world’s most sought-after inshore fish, as you put your angling skills to the test and spice up your holiday!

Who better to take you out than a passionate, local angler? Captain Rene Him has been fishing these waters since he can remember and still gets the same buzz out of reeling in a big one. With plenty of tournament experience under his belt, he’s just the guy to get you landing in the fish you want, and he promises to do everything he can to make your holiday dreams come true.

Up to 4 guests are welcome aboard the 20’ purpose-built fishing vessel. Light and featuring a shallow hull, she’ll whizz you off to the prioductive fishing grounds, reaching the spots plenty of others can’t get to. Make yourselves at home, as Capt. Rene serves up a slew of soft drinks and snacks to keep you energized throughout.

When it comes to the fishing, you’ll also have everything you need for a productive day out. Using the latest Abu Garcia and Shimano gear, and live bait, you’ll have the edge over your target fish. Get ready for plenty of thrilling, rod-bending action, as you target tough-fighting Tarpon, Snook, Snappers, Jacks, and dazzling Peacock Bass, among many more.

Not only will the captain make sure you’re well looked after on board, he’ll also pick you up in the city Just get in touch and let him know where you’re staying, and he’ll take care of the rest.

In fact, there’s nothing really left for you to worry about other than coming aboard with Panama Fishing Trip, and enjoying in some of the world’s best inshore fishing! you decide the place and you will be there.

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  • Private trip
    Bayano River Full Day
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Come aboard and get ready to take on some of the prized species inhabiting Rio de Bayano. The river is located in Chepo, 1 hour from the city, in a town where people have traditionally been dedicated to fishing. On this fishing trip, you can practice many techniques such as casting, jigging, trolling and live bait fishing, depending on the tides. The place is full of Tarpon, Snapper, Snook, and many other species. You will have a great day.

About the Captain

Rene Him
Panamá, Panamá
1 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2020
An avid angler his whole life, Capt. Rene decided that he'd love to share his passion with as many people as possible, and opened his own charter business in 2015. Alongside his full-time job, he loves taking people out on the water and showing them the riches of his native land, and giving them a hand to catch the fish they've always dreamed of.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Peacock) Bass (Peacock)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Seabass (White) Seabass (White)
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)

Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Yamaha (Classic) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 40HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

20 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle


Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Panamá to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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:

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Manuel S.
Panama City, 8

Mañana en Gamboa con Capt Rene

VERIFIED   February 18, 2020
Tuvimos un buen día de pesca, probando diversas técnicas. Buenos tamaños de Sargento. Equipo, Refrigerios muy completos.
Manuel S. recommends Panama Fishing Trip
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