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

June 2018 – Marlin, Tunas, Roosterfish, and Much More!

March  22,  2019

We hosted 4 new groups and 3 returning groups here on the island in June...

May 2018 – Yellowfin Tuna Mayhem!

January  28,  2019

As usual the month of May here in the Gulf of Chiriqui is inundated with...

April 2018 – BIG Yellowfin Tunas, Marlin, Roosters

October  25,  2018

If you want to fish Panama today, next month, or next year we are the...

March 2018 – All Around Awesome Fishing!!!

September  09,  2018

We hosted a bunch of great groups in March 2018 here at Sport Fish Panama...

February 2018 – BIG Fish and Good Times!!!

June  14,  2018

February 2018 was nothing short of an awesome month here at Sport Fish Panama Island...