Charter Operator
Panama GEM Charters

Member since February 2014 Panama City, Panama
Background
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.

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Panama City, Panamá
Background
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.

My Charter Listings

Panama GEM Charters - 27’ Proline

25 reviews
Panama City
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trips from $575

Panama GEM Charters - 31’ Contender

Panama City
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trips from $900

Panama GEM Charters - Pontoon Boat

Panama City
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trips from $900

Panama GEM Charters–Lake Bass Boat

1 review
Gamboa
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trips from $650

Fishing Reports

double Rooster Fish action with BONUS!

August 25, 2019

The day started early, at 5:50 am we were on our way to the fishing grounds, as we approached the archipelago, we found some bait around, so we decided to troll. 5 minutes later we had our first fish,… Read Full Report →


Whaleshark encounter during fishing

August 03, 2019

During a full day fishing trip departing from Panama City, we headed to the Pearl islands Archipelago. Our main destination was the south islands, further away, less people around more exotic and better fishing! As we approached our first… Read Full Report →


Inshore fishing trip

July 28, 2019

Fun day of inshore fishing during this half day trip in Panama Bay with a quick stop in beautiful Taboga Island to get the catch prepared for lunch! Read Full Report →


Whale watching season June - October

July 19, 2019

We are currently in the humpback whale watching season! Enjoy this monster mammal during y charter while they migrates through Panamanian waters and islands on their way from the South Pole towards Baja California Read Full Report →


Family fun day jigging and coastal troll

July 17, 2019

Sometimes we get family trips looking for a fun relaxed fishingtrip, and the Pearl Islands not olny offers some of the best deep sea fishing in Panama, but also some amazing bottom structures where deep ocean meets this Archipielago.… Read Full Report →


BULL MAHIs and stop in PARADISE

July 11, 2019

Amazing day of deepseafishing with our clients from Korea! Departred early in the morning into deep water, found an amazing drift line were we caught some fish and then head to an island at the Pearl islands Archipelago to… Read Full Report →


Live bait bottom fishing and lure trolli

July 06, 2019

Had a client from Austrlia looking for some bottom fishing action, went out too look for some live bait and sent it deep... monster Amberjack, then on the way back to the city went trolling in open ocean where… Read Full Report →


Chasing Mahis behind a shrimp boat!

June 01, 2019

Like always with fishing, you might have your secret spots but you cant pre plan a day of fishing... get out and play with what nature can offer! Book your trip NOW ! Best time for offshore fishing is… Read Full Report →


Father and son fishing session in Panama

May 12, 2019

Fun day of fishing for this father and son from New Zealand whiel visiting Panama! glassy seas, warm weather and the BITE IS ON!!! Read Full Report →


Offshore fishing season is officially ON

May 03, 2019

Great fishing resorts from our captain at sea. Fishing conditions have been amazing... flat seas, lots of bait balls, nice drift lines forming in open ocean with lots of organic debry sticking to the lines from the first rains… Read Full Report →


Fresh water fishing! (Lake Gatun: peacoc

April 01, 2019

The end of winter means the begging of our favorite fishing time! Ocean fishing gets the arrival of yellow fin tuna and mahi and Lake Gatun turns into a top fishing destination for fresh water fanatics. Besides fishing where… Read Full Report →


MAHI FOR EVERYONE!

November 03, 2018

Fun family fishing trip to the Pearl Islands Archipelago... group was a bit worried since it was a big family and they all wanted to catch a fish... no worries every one got to fight and pull in their… Read Full Report →


Sailfish action with mahi bonus!

October 28, 2018

"top fishing experience!" what started of as a friend fishing and realxing trip ended up with a sailfish catch and release! some drinks, ilsnad exploration and a fresh lunch at Taboga Island with the mahi bonus catch! Read Full Report →


Soccer World Cup - Special Disscounts FI

June 25, 2018

During the Russia Soccer World Cup 2018 we will be offering special packages: - Round trip transportation to departure site - % on restaurants at the islands - Enjoy whale watching tours as you fish valid up to: july… Read Full Report →


1st place Hacienda Del Mar Fishing Tourn

June 01, 2018

FISH ON!!! We are more than happy to announce that our Fishing Team has won 1st place at the Hacienda Del Mar Fishing Tournament 2018 located in Isla San Jose at the Pearl Islands Archipelago, 40 nautical miles from… Read Full Report →


Our fishing team at the Hacienda del Mar

June 01, 2018

This past June 1-2 we had the first fishing tournament of the Year in Panama. And of course our fishing team was present! Fishing was done both inshore and offshore targeting as many species possible doing several fishing techniques… Read Full Report →


Our favorite season has started! - offsh

May 17, 2018

When summer start in Panama it means sporadic rains making rivers flush organic wastes that's starts building mile extensions of drift lines ideal for pelagic species and most abundant MahiMahi! Other benefits of this time of the year are… Read Full Report →


Mahi season is on!!!

June 11, 2017

The rainniy season has started in Panama... this means calm seas and rivers flushing organic waste to the open ocean, ideal to for those drift lines! AS we were cruising towards the Pearl Islands we encounter a very well… Read Full Report →


Tuna school moving closer to Panama City

June 14, 2015

The 20 Fathom Trench located 10 nautical miles from Panama City is normally very active with Mahi Mahi and Wahoo... however when big bait balls and drift Wood combine on the trench, it make an ideal combo for Tunas… Read Full Report →


Fun day wtih GT action @Pearl Islands

May 16, 2015

This past saturday we had a nice couple who went out for a full day of fishing at the Pearl Islands Archipelago... like always no picture of the fish but nice fishing action with some monster GT action. Once… Read Full Report →


First Mahi of the season 2015!!!

April 27, 2015

Hello guys! we are happy to annouce that the first MahiMahi (dorado) of the season was caught last last week! just 10 nautical miles from Panama City as we were trolling next to the drift line of the 20… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.41
out of 5 stars from 26 reviews
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Fishing with Miguel
Fishing with Miguel
Fishing with Miguel
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
61%
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Peter N.
Arlington, TX
 5.00
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Full Day Fishing with Miguel and Berdie

VERIFIED   September 24, 2018
This was an awesome fishing trip.  GEM Charters made it very easy to book online and communicate with them every step...
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Carmen P.
Panama City, 8
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Full day with Captain Miguel

VERIFIED   June 2, 2019
Miguel was awesome, we caught some mahi-mahi and had enough time for beach too.  We are definitely coming back next time
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Luciano A.
Panama
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3 Dorados and a Spanish Mac.

VERIFIED   June 21, 2019
Half a day trip, and got dropped off at Toboga island, where they cooked our catch.
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Robert S.
Alamo, CA
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Half day trip with Miguel

VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
Had a blast with Miquel. Got to see more than we thought we would. Excellent and excellent time
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Regina A.
Houston, Texas
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Half day trip with Captain Miguel

VERIFIED   May 27, 2019
We really enjoyed our fishing trip with Captain Miguel.  He offered us many options for activities and things to do beyond...
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