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On the next BigWater Adventures, catch Mark’s fishing inshore at Tropic Star Lodge. TUE Feb 05 at 6:30 AM THU Feb 07 at 9:00 AM SAT Feb 09 at 9:30 AM SUN Feb 10 at 6:30 AM on #OutdoorChannel
Tropic Star History - The Story
Tropic Star Lodge is a veritable paradise cut out of the side of a mountain at the edge of the Darien Jungle on the Pacific coast of Panama. The Lodge is situated 150 miles south of Panama City. It can only be reached by boat or plane, since there are no roads within a hundred miles. A charter plane...
The billfish action has been consistent the past couple weeks with multiple shots at Marlin each day. Our anglers have fought some nice size Marlin in the mix. Larger females of 500 lb plus have been reported frequently. The Sailfish have come through in greater numbers than expected this time of year, but we’re not complaining. They have been...
The Billfish bite has everyone excited and we’ve had a parade of lucky guests walking the traditional Tropic Star “first billfish” plank. The Marlin bite has been very consistent over the past two weeks with fish in the 350 lb range being the average. Anything over the 500 lb mark was considered a “good” fish. Sailfish have been amongst...
Everyone and the sea. In my last fishing report I was excited with how the bite was taking shape and there is no doubt my excitement has only increased. I’m sitting in my office at Tropic Star Lodge on Monday morning listening to the shouts on the radio of Captains hooking up to Marlin. Yesterday was an incredible day yet...
While the year is drawing to a close, it is only the beginning of our new fishing season and it has been an incredible one so far. We produced even more Grand Slams since the last report and came very close to a few more. The Marlin bite offshore has been on fire with amazing numbers of fish being...

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