Panama Big Game - 37’ Rattle Snail

Isla Boca Brava
Boca Chica, Panama

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Boat Specs

Al Dhaein Wavebreaker 36SF originally built in 2000 and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 275HP Mercury Verado engines with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

37 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Snapper (Cubera)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Welcome to the “Jurassic Park” of big game fishing, our award winning luxury resort is located on the beautiful tropical jungle Island of Boca Brava, perched high up, on the top of a hill with breath taking 360 degree views of some of the most prolific big game fishing grounds in the World, re-named “Jurassic Park” in 2001 by some of our first clients, shocked by the sheer size of the “Monsterfish” they encountered fishing the waters surrounding Isla Montuosa and Hannibal Bank.

Panama has always been a top destination for those seeking extraordinary fishing and Panama Big Game Fishing Club has existed as an established destination since 2001, and in 2011 it was bought by Mark Charman (Mr. C!) who had the vision of turning it into the top big game fishing destination not only in Panama, but in the whole of Central America and to be in the “Top 10 in the World”.  Judging by the accolades, awards and prolific media coverage he has succeeded in his ambition.

Being an avid saltwater fisherman since the age of 4 and a keen fly fisherman he has spent the past 25 years travelling the world in search of Marlin and Sailfish and the largest pelagic species he could find. He knows how to cater for the tastes of the fanatical fisherman in search of Monsterfish and after a hard days fishing, being spoiled with the kind of 5-6 star luxury seldom found outside of less remote locations. Mr “C” has built the Club adding in all of the top of the line luxuries that all of the other lodges left out.

Quite simply the PBGFC is a cut above every other fishing lodge you have ever visited,and gets better upon each and every visit, as the improvement and upgrade program never stops”. As Mr “C” says ” Real excellence is a is a journey and never a final destination”. The accommodation is 5 star with all modern benefits.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on trip and number of days booked

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Strict
Billfish, Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish,Shark,Snook

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Bank Transfer.

About the Captain

John Pearce
Boca Chica, Panama
Member since June 2015
If you’ve come all this way to catch big fish, and lots of them, you need to know you’re in experienced hands. Captain John Pearce has been a commercial game fisherman for more than 40 years, having worked all over the world, from Alaska to Thailand.

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  • Isla Boca Brava, Boca Chica
    , Panama