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Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge - Day Charters

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Professional sportfishing charters from Boca Chica, Panama. We'll pick you up at your hotel's dock. 33' World Cat the "TOP Cat" and 25' SeaCraft the "Scandalous" with Capt. Shane Jarvis Since 2005...Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge has been Panama’s...more
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Boca Chica 0448, Panama
+1 866-245-1492
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We fished in October with Juan and Michael. They were fantastic during the entire day. October may be the worst month to fish due to the weather, but we expected rain and it didn't bother us. Juan found some areas with decent weather by Coibu...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew P
CaptShaneJarvis, Owner at Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge - Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hey Andrew, Thanks so much for taking the time to post the review! I'm so glad you guys caught fish and had a good time despite the inclement weather. Nice Amberjack!!!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Great way to fish the Bay of Chiriqui. The "lodge" is rustic, but comfortable and the food out-of-this-world. We fished for tuna and caught as many as we had the strength to pull in. Good boats, great captain. What else could anyone want?

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Absolutely a fishing adventure to remember! From the Captain, mate, boat and tackle everything was the best of the best! And only an hour from my house, can't get any better than this.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frank K
CaptShaneJarvis, Owner at Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge - Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post your review Frank! Hope to see you back soon! - Shane

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a trip of a lifetime fishing with Captain Tatin and his mate aboard the Scandalous. Fishing was great and I caught a 55 pound Rooster Fish! Captain Tatin was so good about taking pictures for us and served us a great lunch. We...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Our trip with Captain Tatin & Mate Butch encompassed knowledge, determination, and safety to target a large tuna on Hannibal Bank in arduous conditions. Thank you Sportfish Panama Island Lodge and Shane for working with us to reach our goals. Your crew and service was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Epic fishing adventure in Panama. I have fished Costa Rica and Guatemala before, but this trip is one for the history books. The most competent Captain Tatin and mate Butch never stopped. Thank you Sportfish Panama Island Lodge.

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank MicheleR5
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Capt. Shane Jarvis is the man when it comes to fishing in Panama. This was my second time fishing with Shane and once again he and his mate Juan got us on the bite. I caught my 1st ever Yellowfin Tuna which Shane estimated to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Alex M
CaptShaneJarvis, Owner at Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge - Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hey Alex, Thanks so much for taking the time to post the review! It was our pleasure fishing with you again and can't wait to see you in Novemeber. Thanks again! Capt. Shane Jarvis

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Just got back from another successful trip to Shane's lodge. This time was a little different than past trips. The fishing was not as stellar as other trips due to some bad winds and unusually hot water. I was however able to scratch another species...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank jwa3113275
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This was my first trip to Panama, I fished with Shane for three days on his Cat right before Christmas. I would be fine living on a deserted tropical island paradise with an abundance of tuna and billfish located just 35 miles offshore, however my...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Garrett G
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I have been fishing in many different countries with many different Captains. Let me say that Shane and Juan are an amazing team. They really work well together, and we were able to get plenty of Tuna. Shane got us in front of the fish,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank E9200FCjohne
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