Panama Roosterfish & Snapper: Episode 302

Airs: Fri Jan 8 at 9:30 am & 12:30 pm ET, Sun Jan 10 at 10:00 am ET

In this episode I help my friends Eric and Moe Newman catch their first roosterfish in Panama! We’re also on the hunt for snapper.


Featured in this episode: Sea Vee boat, Mercury Marine motors, Raymarine marine electronics, Shimano Stella 8000 reel, Yo-Zuri Sashimi Bull popper lure, YETI Hopper cooler, AFTCO gloves.


Featured in this episode: Atlantic thread herring for bait, Roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis), bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus), mullet snapper (Lutjanus aratus), frigatebird.


We want to help keep Jose Wejebe’s legacy alive by making fishing dreams come true for those who face life-impacting challenges. Learn more about how the Jose Wejebe “Spanish Fly” Memorial Foundation does it.


Thanks to captain Juan Spragge, Eric and Moe Newman of Journey South Outfitters in Louisiana, and the Islas Secas Resort in Panama.



The Gulf of Chiriquí near Islas Secas Resort, off the coast of Panama.

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