El Rio Negro and Cebaco Island, Veraguas Panama Fishing Lodge, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellow fin Tuna, Pacific Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Pacific Sailfish, Cubera Snapper, Amberjack, Grouper and Rooster.

El Rio Negro, Isla Cebaco, Isla Leones, Coiba Reserve Panama Sportfishing Lodge

"The most affordable all inclusive deep sea charter fishing packages in the Republic of Panama."

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El Rio Negro Sportishing Lodge is located just outside of Santiago in the little beach town of Playa Reina, on the Azuero Peninsula Panama. You will find some of the best sportfishing in the world here. We are logistically situated between two of Panama's largest national parks, Isla Coiba and Cerro Hoya. There are a wide variety of different species of fish to be caught all year round. Monster Wahoo, Dorado, Yellow fin Tuna, Pacific Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Pacific Sailfish, Cubera Snapper, Amber- jack, Grouper and Rooster fish to name a few.

If you are planning a fishing vacation, you have probably heard of Panama during the research phase of organizing your trip. This is because Panama Sportfishing is among the best in the world. Our charter fishing packages include everything from transportation, amazing accommodations and an all inclusive experience (no meal or bar tabs here!). If your passionate about fishing and are planning your next trip to Panama we are looking forward to hearing from you.

About Us

panama sportsman 1With over 25 years of charter fishing experience and local knowledge of the waters, we will take you to some of the best fishing grounds on the planet. Fish the world renowned waters off of Coiba National Preserve, Isla Cebaco, Punta Naranjo, Veraguas, Hannibal Banks and other local areas on our custom fleet of Super Pangas.

It is important to us that we provide you a wide range of sportfishing experiences during your stay, so expect to see different fishing techniques like; trolling, popping, jigging and live bait in order to target specific species. All the fishing trips include bait, tackle, rods, beers, drinks, snacks and lunch.

The Boats

We have four boats that range from 25ft to 35ft. They are designed to have an extra shallow draft in order to enter and exit the Rio Negro River. The boats are V-hulls with center consoles and custom T-tops. These stand-up fishing boats are meant for the best sport fishing adventure possible in Panama. We implemented a step-up deck near the bow to be used as a platform for popping lures.

Our boats are custom built by us in order to be able to navigate in and out of the Rio Negro River and offer clients a true stand up fishing experience in the waters off Panama's tuna coast. Our boats are all center consoles with custom T-tops and range from 25′ to 35′ powered by Yamaha outboards.

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All the boats are equipped with:

  • 150 gallon live-wells with custom Tuna Tubes.
  • Outfitted with 2014 Yamaha Outboards.
  • Ample seating with very comfortable cushions and fold out chairs.
  • Each boat is equipped with new Garmin GPS/Sonar, Immersat Satellite phone, Epirb, First aid kit and safety gear.
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The Tackle and Equipment that we use:

  • Shimano Rods and Reels
  • A wide assortment of mix game lures: poppers, jigs, lipped lures
  • Personal Coolers loaded with beers, water, sodas, lunch and snacks


Rates and Packages


At El Rio Negro Sportishing Lodge we truly strive to personalize your stay in Panama and customize your fishing experience. We provide customized packages based off your group size, trip length and fishing preferences. El Rio Negro offers customized multi-day trips geared to the demands of the guest. Both inshore and offshore trips are available. Please take a look below for base pricing, and contact us today to get a quote for your custom sportfishing trip!

Our packages are all-inclusive. No meal fees, bar tabs or hidden costs. Pricing featured is in US currency.



panama sportsman 2Our Base Package Includes
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  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner provided for all days
  • Open bar (beer, wine and alcohol)
  • Cigars
  • Twin engine center console boats
  • Top of the line fishing equipment
  • Captain and mate
  • 10-12 hour days of fishing on the water
  • Free WI-FI
  • Free phone calls to US numbers
  • Complimentary daily laundry service


2 Anglers: $2,999/per person, 3 Days Of Fishing, 4 Nights Of Lodging. *3 Anglers: $2,699/per person, 3 Days Of Fishing, 4 Nights Of Lodging. *4 Anglers: $2,299/per person, 3 Days Of Fishing., 4 Nights Of Lodging2 Anglers: $4,499/per person, 5 Days Of Fishing, 6 Nights Of Lodging. *3 Anglers: $3,899/per person, 5 Days Of Fishing, 6 Nights Of Lodging. *4 Anglers: $3,299/per person, 5 Days Of Fishing., 6 Nights Of Lodging

Sport Fishing In Panama

We have great fishing thoughout the year. The sea mounds and banks bring the bottom up from a thousand meters to less than forty meters, driving fish toward the surface. We cater to both inshore and offshore fishing giving you a world-class sport fishing experience.

Our usual three day trip will include fishing off the island of Cebaco, Punta Naranjo and Isla Coiba. It is important to us that we provide you a wide range of sport fishing experiences during your stay here.


Lodge Accomodations 

Rio Negro – Main Lodge
Our main lodge is located in Playa Reina, in the district of Mariato, just steps from the beach. It has recently been completely renovated. The original rustic style has stayed the same and many modern amenities have been added. Guests will enjoy a private boutique atmosphere as we only allow eight guests at a time.

Our double occupancy rooms feature private bathrooms with two large Queen size beds. With an open kitchen facing the bar, guests can enjoy a glimpse of their meals while they are being prepared. The bar/club house lounge is air-conditioned and allows for guests to unwind with a full open bar. This rustic one-of-a kind Sportsman's Lodge offers the comforts of home with a true Panamanian experience.

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Contact us for more information on how to start your fishing trip in Panama's El Rio Negro, Isla Cebaco and more.