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Panama City: 34 fishing charters available
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4.7 / 5
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4.9 / 5
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According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Panama City are: Full list of top fishing charters in Panama City

The average price for a private 4 hour Panama City fishing trip is $551, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,038 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Panama City that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Panama City are:

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Many fishing charters in Panama City provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Panama City are:

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Panama City are:
  • Extended fishing trips – $6,690
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $671
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $485
  • 7-hour fishing trips – $688
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $1,080
  • 9-hour fishing trips – $1,433
  • 10-hour fishing trips – $2,683

Situated next to the Panama Canal and overlooking its namesake bay, the capital city of Panama is imaginatively-known as Panama City. While those who named the city may not have been the most creative of people, fishing charters in Panama City, Panama  are some of the best in the world. Explore shallow inshore waters, productive reefs, islands, and deep waters offshore, and get your hands on some of the world’s most prized fish. 
 
Fishing opportunities in Panama City are truly among the best in the world. Where else could you target Peacock Bass and Marlin on the same trip? Hit the canal and flats inshore for beauties such as Tarpon and Snook, head to the reefs in search of Snappers, Roosterfish, and Grouper, or head to the deep seas and get your hands full of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Billfish. 
 
Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and explore the quiet inshore waters for anywhere from four hours to a full day. You can hit some of the nearshore islands on as little as a half day trip, while heading offshore will require at least eight hours out. The more determined among you can spend even a few nights living aboard a luxury vessel. You’ll explore the desert Las Perlas Islands, all the while going after that monster catch. 
 
With something on offer for beginners and experts alike, a fishing charter in Panama City, Panama, offers something for everyone. Make this diverse fishery your next stop for an angling vacation, and get your fish on like never before.

Rules & Regulations

An added beauty of fishing in Panama City is that you won’t need a license to go fishing. Your professional captain will have everything you need for a productive day, and will make sure that you keep in line with the latest bag and size limits. 

January
What better way to start the year than with a thrilling trip to deep waters? Get ready for some serious action as you go up against Black Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and many more.
February
Escape the winter blues with a trip to Panama in February. The offshore bite is still strong, so get ready to test your skills against monster Billfish, along with plenty of Tunas for a warming treat. 
March
Inexperienced anglers should come aboard shorter trips in March, with reef fishing yielding great results. Target Cubera Snapper and Roosterfish nearshore, or head offshore for the usual suspects.
April
The inshore season starts to heat up in spring, leaving you with the dilemma of where to go. Get ready for some serious Roosterfish action nearshore, with Yellowfin Tuna a delight in the deep waters offshore.
May
Just when you thought they’d disappeared, Sailfish come back to the fold in May! You’ll have the chance to target this majestic creature, along with plenty of delicious nearshore creatures for dinner.
June
Yellowfin Tuna rejoin the offshore party, giving a tasty twist to a big game fishing adventure. Meanwhile, the Cubera and Roosterfish bite is as good as ever, while Tarpon and Snook fishing gets going inshore. 
July
Experienced anglers will relish the chance to hunt the canals, as the calm water makes for excellent Snook and Tarpon fishing. Everyone else can go heavy tackle fishing offshore, or bottom fishing the reefs.
August
Marlin season is back in full swing, with Blue and Black Marlin adding to the offshore delights. Go after these beauties, or make the most of the end of the Cubera and Roosterfish high season nearshore. 
September
There’s no sign of the fishing letting up, even if summer may be over. Tough-fighting Wahoo and delicious Mahi Mahi add a different dimension to your offshore trip, as you go after these beauties and Marlin.
October
The calm waters mean that there’s still plenty of opportunity to catch some inshore beauties. Go after Bass, Jacks, Tarpon, and Snook in the rivers and canals, or head offshore where the bite’s never been stronger.
November
Make the most of the inshore season before the waters start getting murky, but don’t forget about the offshore fish. The all-star cast of Billfish, Mahi, Tuna, and Wahoo will only be together a little longer. 
December
See out the year in style with a thrilling offshore adventure. Make Panama your destination for a New Year getaway and get your fish on against some of the most sought-after big game fish! 

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Don't eat the salad in the restaurant if you get your catch cooked, the salad made me sick.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don't eat the salad in the restaurant if you get your catch cooked, the salad made me sick.
Luciano  A.
Luciano A. Panama
Nice weather in December and very good catches...and Panama is a very nice city with a friendly people.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Nice weather in December and very good catches...and Panama is a very nice city with a friendly people.
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Panama City, 8
Be prepared to go way offshore to get to deep water (300’). It took almost 2 hours to get back to the dock. The seas can be rough so prepare for the motion if you are prone. The variety of fish is amazing!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared to go way offshore to get to deep water (300’). It took almost 2 hours to get back to the dock. The seas can be rough so prepare for the motion if you are prone. The variety of fish is amazing!
Freddie  C.
Freddie C. San Antonio, TX
Bring your ID, sunscreen and a hat, The charter and captain provides everything else you would need for a wonderful days fishing!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring your ID, sunscreen and a hat, The charter and captain provides everything else you would need for a wonderful days fishing!
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Pueblo Nuevo, Provincia De Chiriqui
Plan on a great boat ride, then if you catch fish, it's a great fishing trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Plan on a great boat ride, then if you catch fish, it's a great fishing trip.
Gwen  F.
Gwen F. Panama City, Provincia De Panama
The only recommendation I would have is that you planned your trip for the morning
Excellent
4.3 / 5
The only recommendation I would have is that you planned your trip for the morning
Roger  T.
Roger T. Geuda Springs, Kansas
February is great for jigging and inshore popping targeting snappers, amberjacks, groupers, jacks, rooster fish and sierra mackerel
Excellent
5.0 / 5
February is great for jigging and inshore popping targeting snappers, amberjacks, groupers, jacks, rooster fish and sierra mackerel
Giorgio  N.
Giorgio N. Panama City, Provincia De Panama

Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(64 reviews)
Although we only caught one mahi, Kevin worked hard to try and put us on fish. Appreciated the efforts put forth. Thanks.
Blair  B.
Blair B. Des Moines, IA
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
My kids and I had an amazing trip with Captain Kevin and Miguel. We went out to the Pearl Islands and started catching tuna within minutes and it never stopped. We caught white tuna, mahi-mahi, jack crevalle, and mackerel. We also saw several whale sharks with some coming directly under the boat. I have been fishing all over the US and this is by far the best fishing trip I have experienced.
Kenneth  B.
Kenneth B. Wasilla, AK
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Had a great time on the water. Caught few mahi mahi, white tuna, jacks & mackerel. Would fish with them again.
Nicole  J.
Nicole J. Cochrane, WI
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
We fished two days and our coolers are full. Had a great time. Kevin was very knowledgeable and informative. Knew what to do and how to catch the fish. The action was great and we saw fish everywhere. We fished Las Perlas Archipielago this day.
Nicole  J.
Nicole J. Cochrane, WI
Pearl Islands Charter Company 33'
Pearl Islands Charter Company 33'
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
Me and my wife went for a full day trip..it was a blast we caught 21 fish of 6 different species..the captain and his first mate were very willing to show us what to do in order to catch fish.they were both very knowledgeable .I can't recommend this trip enough
William  S.
William S. Tacoma, WA
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Easy to organize, expert crew, clean modern boat, no shortage of fish (dorados and mahi mahis), BBQ on board, sandy beach island stop, professional crew, excellent for young children. Would definitely recommend the trip to colleagues.
Charle  G.
Charle G. Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
This trip was amazing ! We caught a lot of fish including a massive sail fish. Captain and deck hand were amazing . Helped us with everything we needed to catch the big fish! Highly recommend !
Thomas  M.
Thomas M. Buffalo, NY
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
With only one day available for fishing from Panama City, I put my bet on GEM, Capt. Mike and deck hand José, heading for Las Perlas. 8 dorados and 1 jack crevale later, my conclusion is; excellent guiding, fishing, gaffing and company. I’d do it again!
Jo  E.  H.
Jo E. H. Trondheim, Trøndelag
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Had an amazing time with this crew! Experienced and knowledgeable fisherman that made for an awesome day and great catch.
Sandra  W.
Sandra W. Lewisville, NC
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Just an amazing day on the water! Captain and mate were incredible. I’ve been fishing my whole life and this is truly a 5 star operation! Salute!
Ash  I.
Ash I. Carlsbad, CA
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
Captain and first mate were excellent. Miguel was very knowledgeable of both the fishing and local history. Highly recommend this trip! We caught skip jack tuna, crevalle jack, and missed a mahi mahi.
Jeremy  H.
Jeremy H. Panama City, Provincia De Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(64 reviews)
Excellent, would do it again. While trolling we had five hookups at the same time.
Billy  P.
Billy P. Pasadena, TX
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
Outstanding in every aspect from booking to drop off. Our small group all agree and each highly recommends. Thank You GEM Charters.
Robbin  M.
Robbin M. Middleburg, FL
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Great time! My first fishing experience in Panama was unforgettable thanks to this crew. Look forward to coming back!
William  H.
William H. Houston, TX
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
The company was very accommodating to me and my guest. We trolled all morning for fish. We were able to bring four fish aboard. My guest and I had a fantastic time on the water.
Eugene  T.
Eugene T. West Wendover, NV
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Captain very accommodating and knowledgeable, worked very hard to catch fish. Will do it again next year.
Brandon  W.
Brandon W. Cape Girardeau, MO
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
I was fishing 2 days with sunrise charters, these guys know how to fish mahi mahi, snapper and other species. One of my best fishing trips ever!!!
Franklin  C.
Franklin C. Panama City, Provincia De Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Really good experience. Good fishing, amazing BBQ and really good vibes! 100% recommended.
Joaquin  M.
Joaquin M. Panama City, Provincia De Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
We booked the half day trip with Captain Andres and his crew member Manuel. Very nice and knowledgable people who wanted to make sure that we had a great day. It was a great fishing experience. We learned a lot about fishing and we caught a lot of fish. This trip is recommended.
Sergio  S.
Sergio S. Willemstad
Sunrise Charters Panama
Sunrise Charters Panama
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(64 reviews)
Amazing day on the water. Amber jack, tuna, Mahi Mahi, mackerel, and even missed a sailfish strike. Highly recommend this experience.
Chris  T.
Chris T. Hastings, MN

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