Panama Fish Species

Mexican barred pargo a fish species found in Panama

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 Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, and Roosterfish that we already featured…a few of our more frequently caught types of fish in here at our lodge are:

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Latest Fishing Reports

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

March  31,  2019

Our March 2019 Panama Fishing Report marks the height of the dry season here in...

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

February  28,  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!

January  31,  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!

December  31,  2018

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

November 2018 – 15 Species!!!

November  30,  2018

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