New! Panamax now offers trips on the 31’ Bertrams (Sur Reel or Typhoon). Captain Tom will still be your captain so if you are looking for a little more boat you now have the option with Panamax!
Attention! Panamax Sailfishing is enhancing it’s Que Vela! center console packages! A free layover day if you book your trip on the Que Vela! for sometime between mid-January thru mid-April! Now if it looks like there may be a choppy day in the forecast or the fishing is slow you can have a day to relax under the palm trees by the pool, do a half day rooster fishing trip along the coast which is usually calm even if it’s blowing offshore or sip cocktails at the beach resort Monte Rico. The layover day will really help make sure you are getting great deep sea sport fishing on your Guatemalan adventure. Also! Your packages are now all inclusive! Dinners and drinks at the lodge included! Also dinners at one of Puerto San Jose’s fine street side grill restaurants!

Best Tropical Fishing Paradise

Panamax Sailfishing Adventures offer Guatemala vacation anglers an opportunity to enjoy a spectacular and affordable individually personalized sailfishing excursion on the brilliant blue tropical offshore waters near Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. Then just when your arms are aching from reeling in our sailfish you will be able to enjoy adding on a guided tour viewing and photographing the ancient Mayan culture with the breathtaking backdrop of Guatemala’s magnificent active volcanoes.

Panamax will design an individualized all-inclusive worry free vacation package in our tropical Guatemala billfishing Mecca. We provide luxury accommodations, fine dining and one of Guatemala’s most experienced professional captains (local guide Capt. Tom Boice). All you need to do is arrive and we'll take care of everything from there. We offer safe, secure, and comfortable transportation in a Toyota Land Cruiser (not a tin can van). Meals are of gourmet quality, bar and soft drinks are included in this luxurious accommodation. The boat sports state of the art fishing electronics, gear, and boasts of Victor, who is one of the most respected and experienced mates in Guatemala! Just read some of the Trip Advisor reviews!

Robson Green Extreme Fisherman

Read all about the wildly exciting filming of the TV show "Robson Green Extreme Fisherman" which recently aired worldwide on the Quest Network. The Extreme Fisherman series film crew came down to Guatemala and naturally they chose to fish with Panamax Sailfishing on our boat the Que Vela! while filming their show. Watch it here!

Robson Green Extreme Fisherman is a factually based sport fishing entertainment show set to tour the world in search of the greatest fishing destinations. Various exotic filming locations include Borneo, Mongolia, Japan, the Solomon Islands and Guatemala.

In this unique website article, Panamax Captain Tom Boice gives you a play by play description of the events of this incredibly memorable Guatemala deep sea sport fishing excursion. Read about Capt. Tom’s perspective as the Robson Green Extreme Fisherman crew was filming along with our Panamax Sailfishing team. [Extreme Fishing Article]

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Best fishing trip ever! After researching various Guatemala sail fishing charters, I chose Panamax. I chose it for various reasons; one-to-one attention, boat, on-shore housing. We were not disappointed.

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