Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline

4.54
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews See all 8 reviews
Cosway Amador, Balboa Yacht Cl…
Panamá, Panamá

Panama GEM Charters takes you fishing around the iconic waterways aboard their speedy and reliable 27’ Proline. Whether it’s Pearl Islands Archipelago, 20 Fathom Trench, or Taboga Island, you can sample some of the finest game species here, including Mahi and Wahoo, and much more.

And, no matter how skilled you are, the crew will gladly accommodate you and help turn your fishing day into a lasting memory.

When you come onboard, you will find a selection of fishing gear, snacks, soft drinks, water, and beer. The crew will supply all the safety gear, tackle, lures, and bait. The boat can take up to 9 people who will have enough space to fish but also enjoy the view and the ride. The boat is equipped with twin 150 HP Yamaha engine, has GPS and a fishfinder, as well as a toilet, an ice box, and a multimedia system.

Anglers onboard can try trolling or bottom fishing and the crew will make sure you have a productive day. Just 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, and massive Amberjacks. The captain will advise what works the best according to the weather and what you want to catch.

Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, as well as a camera. You may want to bring some extra layers of clothing just in case.

Book your spot, invite your friends, and come for a blast!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Extended Trip - Big Game
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1100
    up to 9 persons
    Departing from Panama and cruising up to 80 miles to the main continental drop to battle big game pelagics like Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin and even the mighty Bluefin Tuna. This is the ultimate fishing experience in Panama! therefore a super early departure is necessary and a late return. We can either spend all day in open sea or we can do a quick stop for a swim around noon at the nearest island and even try some coastal fishing
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Pearl Islands
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 9 persons
    Head to the Pearl Islands Archipelago and sample some of the finest fish that these fisheries hold. There are many Wahoo, Mahi, Mackerels, and Snapper here and you're going to love it. The scenery's striking and experienced fishermen will have enough time to explore the waters. The gear is waiting for you onboard, but you should bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera. Pack some food while you can get some drinks onboard.
  • Shared trip
    Club de Yates y Pesca Fishing Comp.
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 days trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip available 27 Jul - 28 Jul (Fri, Sat)
    US$ 650
    per person / day
    Join our fishing team for the coming Fishing Tournament, the CLUB DE YATES Y PESCA FISHING TOURNAMENT. fish our Fishing Team at the Pearl Islands Archipelago for 2 days! The first tournament held this year which was on June 1-2 we got 1st on Trevalie category so the stakes are high! FISH ON!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 9 persons
    On this trip you will head to the Taboga Island and 20 Fathom Trench which are excellent fishing grounds for Mahi, Wahoo, and other game fish. You will head out up to some 20 miles offshore or less and will have a good chance to come back with a hefty catch. The gear is supplied onboard, as well as some snacks, juice, beer, and water. You should pack sunscreen, a a hat, sunglasses, a camera. This is a good option for avid anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 9 persons
    On this half day trip, you will have enough time for a glimpse at what Panama waters have in store and maybe even come back with a nice catch. It could be anything from a Mahi to Snapper, Mackerel, and much more. The crew will supply all the gear, as well as snacks, soft drinks, and some beer. You should bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera. This package is great for novice anglers, families, and group of friends on vacation.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Pacific)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle

Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Proline (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
9 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
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

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Panama GEM Charters
Panamá, Panamá
Member since February 2014
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Panama GEM Charters is a premier charter operator focusing on all the marine services but with a big emphasis on fishing charters. Onboard you will find an experienced crew, top of the line fishing gear targeting all species and fishing techniques based on the season. No matter how skilled you are, you will enjoy Panama Gem's top quality service with bilingual crews, all beverages and snacks, and a top quality experience every time.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 95%

Customer Reviews

4.54 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews

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Miguel was great. We had a slow start, but heated up and ended up with one Spanish Maceral, one Bonita (great fighter), and four (4) Mahi Mahi. It was my wife’s first time deep sea fishing and she loved it.

The day (26/5/18) was a bit rainy, but we didn’t care as catching fish was paramount. Miguel was game, and was flexible and enthusiastic about putting us on fish, despite the rainy conditions. Miguel was fun to simply hang out with when fishing was slow, and his ability to put us on fish made the trip all the more enjoyable. At one point we had three fish on (and we missed out on the big one of the day - saw him jump away). Finally, Miguel’s ceviche was first rate. I definitely recommend this trip.

Fished May 26, 2018
Panama GEM Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your comments Jonathan!

It is a pleasure to have clients like you on board. Captain Miguel really enjoyed this fishing trip.

We hope to have you on board in a near future.

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We had a great trip. Warm reception and a lot of time fishing.  We caught a few spanish mackerel right from the start but most of the day was trolling without success..
Thats the breaks!!!
Got some great pictures of a large group of Dolphins and had a little place on Taboga Island fix up our catch to eat.
Miguel offered a lot of information about Panama,  the canal and set us up at a nice cove for a swim and fixed up some great ceviche using some of our fresh catch..

Fished May 12, 2018
Panama GEM Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 13, 2018

Hello Daniel! It was a pleasure having you and your family on board with us! Keep us in mind for future visits to Panama, whale watching and fishing tournament season coming soon!

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Fished February 20, 2018
Panama GEM Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 23, 2018

Hello Robert a pleasure having you and your family on board with us this past week, hope the mahi you cuaght was nicely cooked at the restaurant howeever not better than the fresh ceviche prepared on board by the crew!!!

It would be a pleasure having you on board in the near future.

Saludos,

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