The Pearl Island Charter Company is the perfect place to be for anyone interested in fishing Gatun Lake. Since their introduction in the ’60s, Peacock Bass have thrived in Gatun Lake, and are joined each year by a range of anglers’ favorites to create some of the inland best game fishing anywhere in the country. The flooded forest creates unique reef-like conditions perfect for developing a fully-rounded aquatic ecosystem.
You will be fishing aboard an 18’ Orlando Clipper specifically designed to navigate these tricky waterways without snagging on the many hazards submerged beneath the surface. It can carry up to 3 guests in safety and comfort, and offers everything you will need to land the very best.
Once you arrive at the fishing spots specially picked out for your target species, the boat’s fishfinder will pinpoint the biggest catch, and its top quality tackle will make sure you bring them in.
How you fish depends on what you are after, as well as your personal preferences. There is a range of tackle and techniques available to best target your chosen species. The crew specializes in landing big fish on artificials.
Be it spinning for Snook, trolling for Peacock Bass, or popping for Tarpon, the crew will get you set up to bring in your target the way you want. If live bait is more your style, no problem! They can also arrange the purchase of live minnows for bottom fishing or casting – it’s your trip, so you may as well fish your way!
All trips come with drinks and lunch, as well as all tackle, lures, and a professional guide who will share all his secret spots with you, giving you access to the best fishing Gatun Lake can possibly offer!
Explore the beautiful waters of Gatun Lake with The Pearl Island Charter Company, and have a fishing adventure you’ll remember!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
Food (Lunch & Snacks)
About the Captain
About this listing
Orlando Clipper (Center console) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 60HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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:
FAQs about The Pearl Island Charter Company
- $325 per group, additional $55 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Gatun Lake (5 hours)
- $425 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Gatun Lake (8 hours)
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait (Availiable for $20.00 100 minows)
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Drinks (Beer and soft drinks 5 p/p)
- Lunch (Sandwish)
- Lake Fishing (Lake Gatún at the Panama Canal)
- Nearshore Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing (Minnow fishing upon request – minnow not included)
- Bass (Peacock)
- Jack Crevalle