Marlin U Panama

A Marlin University trip to Tropic Star Lodge

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In September, Marlin University visited the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.Dave Ferrell
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Tropic Star's fleet of classic 31' Bertrams in picturesque Pinas Bay.Dave Ferrell
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Class is in session for these Marlin U studentsDave Ferrell
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A sailfish falls for the one-and-only Panamanian belly strip baitDave Ferrell
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MarlinDave Ferrell
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Incoming!Dave Ferrell
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Marlin in the wash pre-releaseDave Ferrell
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Above it all back at the lodge is the original owner's house, also known as The Palace. A tram scoots tired anglers up the surprisingly steep hill after a long day of fighting fish.Dave Ferrell
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Looking down from the PalaceDave Ferrell
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The poolside dinner provides great opportunity to give marlin first-timers their ceremonial dunking.Dave Ferrell
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SoakedDave Ferrell
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Read more from our trip to Tropic Star here!Dave Ferrell