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Coiba Adventure Sport Fishing

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Isla de Coiba, Panama
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Black Marlin Fishing

A FIVE star adventure—for many reasons. Captain Tom and his daughter, Jessica, pull out all of the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
tksharp1
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Norwalk, Ohio
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A true fishing adventure

My husband and I along with two of our adult sons (in their 30’s), went on this fishing adventure... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
maxxy
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Aberdeen, SD
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Year-Round Marlin Fishery Coiba Island, Hannibal Bank, Montuosa Island Greatest Variety of Game Fish in the World. Black and Blue Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado, Pacific Sails, Rooster Fish, Cuberas, Wahoo, and over 20 other species to discover.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
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Isla de Coiba, Panama
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A FIVE star adventure—for many reasons. Captain Tom and his daughter, Jessica, pull out all of the stops. Capt Tom and his 31’ Bertram put you on the Hannibal Bank to enjoy an awesome fishing experience. Five days of wild black Marlin fishing provide an...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband and I along with two of our adult sons (in their 30’s), went on this fishing adventure in early January. Captain Tom’s daughter, Jessica, provided all our pre-trip communication and was always enthusiastic and helpful. She called 2 weeks prior to the trip...More

1  Thank maxxy
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

My brother and brother in law and I planned this adventure for 1/3 fishing adventure, 1/3 "fly in" adventure, and 1/3 off the grid excursion; we were not disappointed. We were assisted in planning by Jessica, aka, the Captain's daughter, Capt Tom, the 25 plus...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

i took my father here for his last fishing trip he would ever have. the boat was broken down our entire trip. the electricity failed every day. we had one major hook up and the fish was lost because the captain did not even tie...More

1  Thank Joe M
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very Poor Communication The 31 Bertrum was in POOR CONDITION When we got to COIBA ISLAND the conditions were very poor and CAPT TOM just dumped us on the island and said we were on our own we ended up cutting our trip short, me...More

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Tom Y, Owner at Coiba Adventure Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

People sometimes ask “ you must get some real jerks on these fishing trips” My answer for many years was “never”. I get the nicest sort of people. I generally guide men who have traveled the world for fishing and appreciate what I have to...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

I fished with Coiba Fishing Adventures on 1/20/17 for three days. When we arrived at the fishing area on the first day, we no more than put the tackle out and we had 4 out of five lines hook-up. We had three Bonita within 10...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went fishing with captain Tom to coiba. We did have a nice day great weather beautiful scenery and even caught some dorado,tuna and mackerel. On the down side the boat had engine issues. Capt Tom spent several hours trying to clear a blocked fuel...More

1  Thank Andrew E
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MiltonaLee, Owner at Coiba Adventure Sport Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Ridiculous, forget about it. One day out of 120 in a year, I get this guy. He came up $750 short when asked to pay. I accompanied him to shore at Santa Catalina to insure he paid up. It took another hour. A guest of...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

My wife and I fished with Tom for three days in October 2016. Two in-shore and one off-shore. The fishing was amazing! We caught tuna, Jack Carvel, Blue Trevally, Oriental Bonita, a 350lb. Bull Shark and a fantastic Black Marlin! Jerry, the mate, held nothing...More

2  Thank 939wayne
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

My 2 buddies and I had a great time down in Panama at Isla Coiba in early June, 2016. The weather was great, the location was beautiful, the food was truly amazing and staff were very friendly and helpful. The fishing was slow the first...More

3  Thank Mago1969
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We planned, booked and paid in full for this trip 8 months in advance as required by Capt. Tom. From what we saw on the website and conversations with his daughter Jessica we expected an adventure but did not expect to be slumming it. Here...More

12  Thank ALFishGirl
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