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Panama: Phenomenal

August 15, 2011

Another amazing day in Punta Coco!!

At the bottom you will find a link to another video montage of amazing fishing moments with lots of billfish action…but keep reading this first!!

As I always say, there are a few things I never get tired of hearing:

“Buy anything you want!”

“There is still pizza left.”

“This is the best fishing of my life!”

“Your staff are AMAZING”

Our guests Eric and Glen are having a great trip here – they say every day is like National Geographic fishing with all the sea life and action everywhere.

When we were reviewing the photos for tonight’s post – the guys both kept saying “oh yeah – forgot about that one”. You know it’s a good day of fishing when you can’t even remember everything you caught!!

THEM: “You guys have the best guides”

ME: “I know!!”

GLEN: “These guys are guides and half! They are so keenly interested in helping people catch a fish, they stop at nothing, they are incredible”

ME: Beaming.

The species count keeps racking up for these guys – but the big prize came today with a new and much desired species to add to the list…MAAAAAARLIN!! The 350 lb blue was caught on live bait, and safely released after a healthy 40 minute battle.

Exhausted after this workout, the gang headed home…oh yeah, with a few quick breaks to catch a sail, 2 roosters, an amberjack, tuna, and dorado.

Here’s a sampler of the day:

MARLIN, BABY!! All hell breaks loose when Eric hooks a big blue…he puts on a brave face as he fights the blue marlin for over 40 minutes…

Here is is just before being released…

A yellowfin they snapped up on the way out to the marlin grounds in the morning…

Eric adds a dorado to the count, safely released as we are fully loaded with all the fish we can eat after the last few days of great fishing…

Another rooster…

An amberjack…

They come home and Shannon prepares some celebratory cocktails before a nice dip in the hot tub…

We had some drop by guests today in this spectacular boat, “Prowess”…

I was especially excited because on it was a woman named Trish, who is the captain and a multiple Grand Slam tournament winner, also manages to do all this in a cute skirt and shoes! Yes, maybe I have a bit of a crush.

I have been dying to have some women anglers on this ship, and maybe this will encourage y’all!!

Below is Trish fighting a 700 lb black marlin.

They were fishing in the same fishing grounds as us just a few days ago.

LADIES, GET DOWN HERE!

Below, the Prowess group joins our guests for a lovely dinner together.

Which ends with a Passionfruit Souffle accompanied by homemade Vanilla Ice Cream.

WE ARE ON FIRE HERE IN PANAMA!!!

Here’s the movie:

VIDEO: BILLFISH FEVER, BABY!

Good night from Paradise,

Tobey.

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2018 Pricing & Packages

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  • WCFC All-Inclusive Fishing4 Days/3 Nights5 Days/4 Nights
  • Self Guided Package
  • 19’ Boston Whaler & Standard Room
  • 2 guests per boat$4,960$5,570
  • Guided Package
  • 22’ Boston Whaler boat & Standard Room
  • 2 guests per boat$6,175$6,930
  • 3 guests per boat$5,735$6,335
  • Offshore Guided Package
  • 25’ or 27’ Boston Whaler & Standard Room
  • 2 guests per boat$6,655$7,570
  • 3 guests per boat$6,055$6,760
  • 4 guests per boat$5,743$6,345
  • Deluxe Offshore Guided Package
  • 29’ or 31' Boston Whaler & Standard Room
  • 2 guests per boat$6,765$7,740
  • 3 guests per boat$6,110$6,830
  • 4 guests per boat$5,795$6,405
  • Room Supplements
  • Standard Room$Incl$Incl
  • Ocean View Room$180$230
  • Single Room Supplement - Standard$350$450
  • Single Room Supplement - Forest View$1,000$1,325
  • Owner's Suite - Henslung Cove$510$690
  • Owner's Suite - Grange Point$770$1,025
  • Private Dining Room (for full trip)$770$1,025
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy
  • Single rooms, ocean view rooms and owners suites are subject to availability
  • Private Dining Room is $250 per night based on availability
  • Ocean view singles available upon special request
  • Not Included: gratuities and taxes
    Each package includes:
  • Flights from Vancouver to The Clubhouse (private charter & helicopter)
  • Luxury accommodations, guided fishing, gourmet dining, host bar including beer, liquor and wine
  • Custom fishing equipment & weather gear, fish cleaning, freezing and packaging for travel home
    Packages do not include:
  • Tax, fishing licenses, gratuities, beer on boats and custom fish processing
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  • WCFC All-Inclusive Fishing4 Days/3 Nights5 Days/4 Nights
  • Guided Package
  • 22’ Boston Whaler
  • 2 guests per boat$5,545$6,450
  • 3 guests per boat$4,940$5,850
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy
  • Not Included: gratuities and taxes
    Each package includes:
  • Flights from Vancouver to The Outpost (private charter & helicopter)
  • Luxury accommodations, guided fishing, gourmet dining, host bar including beer, liquor and wine
  • Custom fishing equipment & weather gear, fish cleaning, freezing and packaging for travel home
    Packages do not include:
  • Tax, fishing licenses, gratuities, beer on boats and custom fish processing
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  • WCFC All-Inclusive Fishing4 Days/3 Nights5 Days/4 Nights
  • Guided Package
  • 24' Northwest$5,250$5,645
  • 21' EagleCraft$5,150$5,500
  • 18' EagleCraft$5,020$5,325
  • Self Guided Package
  • 18' EagleCraft$4,273$4,520
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy
  • Not Included: gratuities and taxes
    Each package includes:
  • Flights from Vancouver to North Island Lodge (private charter & helicopter)
  • Luxury accommodations, guided or self-guided fishing, gourmet dining, host bar including beer and wine
  • Custom fishing equipment & weather gear, fish cleaning, freezing and packaging for travel home
    Packages do not include:
  • Tax, fishing licenses, gratuities, beer on boats and custom fish processing
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