Panama Fish Species

Panama Fish Species at Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge

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 types of fish in Panama that we catch are:

Subscribe

Latest Fishing Reports

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

July  05,  2019

Our Mar/2019 Panama Fishing Report marks the height of the dry season here in Panama,...

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

July  03,  2019

Our Feb/2019 Panama Fishing Report continues to reflect what has been an outstanding season.  Wonderful...

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

July  02,  2019

Our Jan/2019 Panama Fishing Report highlights the beginning of our busiest part of our fishing...

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

July  01,  2019

Dec/2018 Panama Fishing Report - December 2018 here at the lodge was nothing short of...

November 2018 – 15 Species!!!

June  30,  2019

Nov/2018 Panama Fishing Report - We hosted 4 awesome groups the on the island in...