Panama Fish Species

Panama Fish Species at SFPIL

When the Spaniards first arrived here in the early 1500’s, they named the country “Panama” from the native Kuna Indian language’s word for “Abundance of Fish” or “Place of Many Fish”. And we would definitely have to agree! There are over 50 species of game fish to be caught here, and over 250 World Records have been set in Panamanian waters!

Other than the Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, and Roosterfish that we already mentioned…a few of our more frequently caught Panama fish species are:

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Latest Fishing Reports

March 2019 – Marlin, Roosters, Tuna, Cuberas, and More!

July  05,  2019

March marks the height of the dry season here in Panama. Blue skies, smooth seas,...

February 2019 – Monster Cubera Snappers, Marlin, Roosterfish, Dorado, and some BIG YFTs!

July  03,  2019

February 2019 didn't disappoint any of the  groups that visited our island lodge on Isla...

January 2019 – Marlin, Dorados, Mullet Snapper, Roosterfish, and More!

July  02,  2019

January is the beginning of our busiest part of our fishing season at the lodge....

December 2018 – Marlin, Dorado, Roosterfish, Cuberas, and some big YFTs!

July  01,  2019

December 2018 here at the lodge was nothing short of awesome! We had super smooth...

November 2018 – 15 Species!!!

June  30,  2019

We hosted 4 awesome groups the on the island in November 2018. The variety of...