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Fishing in Caguas

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Caguas

Punta Cana Offshore - 42’ Egg Harbour

100% (3)
42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Carolina

Inshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Extreme Tarpon - 20’ Twin Vee

100% (1)
20 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Carolina

Inshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Tarpon & Snook - 22' Quick Bite

50% (4)
22 ft 1 - 5 People $
Fishing in Loiza

Inshore Fishing Charter in Loiza

Night Fishing CFA - 18' Bone Boat

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 6 People $
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Fishing in Carolina

Inshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Puerto Rico Tarpon Adventure

100% (3)
18 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in San Juan

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in San Juan

Deep-Sea In Blue Marlin Alley

NEW
48 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Most Popular Types of Trips in Puerto Rico

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More Fishing Charters In Puerto Rico

Fishing in Vega Baja
Fishing in Vega Baja
Fishing in Vega Baja
trip description for Puerto Rico Peacock Bass Slam in Vega Baja

If you thought that America's best Peacock Bass fishing ended in Florida, think again! Puerto Rico has many lakes chock full of these big, aggressive fish, which are just waiting to hammer your lure or bait. Let Captain Luis be your guide to the best freshwater fishing that the "Isla de Encanta" has to offer on this awesome trip. Contrary to their name, Peacock Bass aren't "true" bass at all, but are actually a type of cichlid native to the Amazon and Orinoco river basins in South America. However, they've been introduced to many warm freshwater environments in the Southeast U.S. and the Caribbean, giving you a great opportunity to feel the fight on these champion gamefish. In addition, Puerto Rico's many lakes are also home to prizewinning Largemouth Bass, which compete with Peacocks for territory and prey. Captain Luis has years experiences chasing both of these fish, and knows exactly how to put you on 'em, whether you're an advanced angler or still pretty green. You'll be fishing with classic Bass techniques, such as jigging and topwater retrieval. Bring your A-game on this trip, because when a big Peacock hits your line, you better be ready for a fight! You'll be casting from the deck of Captain Luis shallow-draft Mako, a perfect vessel for chasing freshwater gamefish in shallow water! She sports an Evinrude outboard so you can get to the hot spots quickly, plus a fishfinder to help you locate your targets. Captain Luis will bring everything you need for a great trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is proper clothing, sun screen, a cooler with your snacks and drinks, and a smile! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Vega Baja

Puerto Rico Peacock Bass Slam

100% (1)
17 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
trip description for Puerto Rico Inshore Adventure in Carolina

Go aboard with Captain Rafael—Rafa for short—on an inshore adventure chasing Puerto Rican Tarpon! The waters of Carolina, PR are some of the most productive fishing grounds in the world, and this trip is sure to get you on the fish. Besides Tarpon, you will have the chance to catch Jack Crevalle and Snook, both excellent and hard-fighting gamefish. Catching these trophies with Captain Rafa will be a memory you never forget. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 22' Pathfinder center console. This boat is ideal for inshore fishing, and has everything you need for a comfortable and successful day out on the water. She sports a 150-HP Yamaha engine, so you'll be at the hot spots in no time at all. When you get back to the dock, Captain Rafa will clean and fillet your catch so you can cook a delicious meal. He will also provide all the equipment you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. You should bring appropriate clothing and sun protection. Sunblock, polarized sunglasses, and a brimmed (and stylish) hat are all good options to avoid a nasty sunburn. This trip is an incredible opportunity, so come down to Puerto Rico and whack some fish! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Puerto Rico Inshore Adventure

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 5 People $
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
trip description for Tarpon and Snook Classic in Carolina

Hit the water with Captain Angel and fish the inshore areas of Carolina, Puerto Rico! On this 4 to 8-hour action-packed adventure in one of the top Tarpon fishing spots in the world, Captain Angel will help you target these "Silver Kings" as well as Snook, Jack Crevalle and Mangrove Snapper. On this trip, you'll be fishing right at the home of these "inshore giants" in the heart of the Torrecilla lagoon. This is one of the 6 lagoons around San Juan interconnected by mangrove canals, which are collectively a top 5 Tarpon fishing location Worldwide. Listen closely to Captain Angel’s advice - he knows where the fish bite! Tarpon are acrobats of the ocean and put on a spectacular show in the air! Whether you’re using rod and reel or fly fishing, these sometimes 100 plus pound fish love to fight hard. Tides, weather, and moon phases play an essential factor in a Tarpon’s behavior, but these kings are always hungry, biting on both live and artificial bait. Bring your camera because catching a tarpon is a stunning experience that you will want to capture. These fascinating sport fish are catch and release. It only takes one battle with these prehistoric creatures to become completely mesmerized, and you’ll be longing to catch more. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Angel's 22' Nautic Star Sport 2200 powered by a 150 HP Suzuki engine. She can accommodate 6 anglers and has 2 live bait wells on board. This boat is equipped with Garmin electronics will get you to where the fish are biting. Captain Angel will provide everything you need for a productive day on the water. He will have all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait (included in the price). Trips also include bottled water and a variety of soft drinks, but be sure to bring any snacks that you might need! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Tarpon And Snook Classic

NEW
22 ft 1 - 6 People $
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
trip description for Extreme Reef Trip - 26' Twin Vee in Carolina

Head out with Captain Juan Carlos to hit the Reefs for some rod bending action and tasty table fare! The incredibly productive La Peña reef is just a scant 10 minute boat ride away from our docks. This underwater pinnacle rises from 130 foot depths to 78 feet of the surface and is home to many exciting gamefish including kingfish, snappers, jacks and barracuda.. Captain Juan has personally guided three IGFA world records from La Peña On the day of your trip you will launch from the Cangrejos Yacht Club, a private marina located 5 minutes from San Juans international airport and an easy 5-8 minutes from all the major hotels and city center. Captain Juan is willing to cater to any level of experience and any technique you want to use! From 15 pound test line spinning rods to 50 pound braided line jigging rods, Captain Juan's boat comes loaded with all the best equipment from Shimano and St. Croix rods. All Captain Juan's trips include your expert guide (Juan himself), live bait, fishing tackle, bottled water, and sodas for your enjoyment. He provides top of the line tackle from Shimano, St. Croix rods, Yozuri and Fathom Inshore. All Captain Juan recommends you bring are your sunglasses, hats &/or visors, and sun block! Feel free to bring alcoholic beverages along, all Captain Juan requests is that they be consumed in a moderate fashion. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Extreme Reef Trip - 26' Twin Vee

100% (1)
26 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
trip description for Extreme Offshore Trip - 26' Twin Vee in Carolina

Head out with Captain Juan Carlos to battle some mighty offshore pelagic species off the coast of San Juan! On these offshore trips, you will spend most of your time trolling for Blue and White Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. Sailfish can also be targeted a couple of months out of the year but those trips are heavily dependent on the weather so are more difficult to schedule. If Sailfish is what you're after, give us a call and we can lend advice on the best times of the year to try and schedule your trip. If conditions aren't perfect on the day of your trip, Captain Juan would be more than happy to take you out to the La Pena reef for some rod bending action and some delicious table fare, or take you to explore the back bays (where it is almost always calm) to chase Tarpon. These trips are at a discounted rate as well. No matter the conditions or the type of trip, you will always meet up with Captain Juan at the Cangrejos Yacht Club, a private marina located 5 minutes from San Juans international airport and an easy 5-8 minutes from all the major hotels and city center. All Captain Juan's trips include your expert guide (Juan himself), live bait, prepared dead bait, fishing tackle, bottled water, and sodas for your enjoyment. He provides top-of-the-line tackle from Shimano, St. Croix rods to help you land these epic fish. All Captain Juan recommends you bring are your sunglasses, hats &/or visors, and sun block! Feel free to bring alcoholic beverages along, all Captain Juan requests is that they be consumed in a moderate fashion. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Carolina

Extreme Offshore Trip - 26' Twin Vee

NEW
26 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
Fishing in Carolina
trip description for Tarpon and Snook Fishing in Carolina

Hit the water with Captain Angel and fish the inshore areas of Loíza! On this 4 to 8-hour action-packed adventure in one of the top Tarpon fishing spots in the world, Captain Angel will help you target these "Silver Kings" and maybe even some Snook, Jack Crevalle, or Spanish Mackerel. On this trip, you'll be fishing right at the home of these "inshore giants" in the heart of the Torrecilla lagoon. This is one of the 6 lagoons around San Juan interconnected by mangrove canals, which are collectively a top 5 Tarpon fishing location Worldwide. Listen closely to Captain Angel’s advice - he knows where the fish bite! Tarpon are acrobats of the ocean and put on a spectacular show in the air! Whether you’re using rod and reel or fly fishing, these sometimes 100 plus pound fish love to fight hard. Tides, weather, and moon phases play an essential factor in a Tarpon’s behavior, but these kings are always hungry, biting on both live and artificial bait. Bring your camera because catching a tarpon is a stunning experience that you will want to capture. These fascinating sport fish are catch and release. It only takes one battle with these prehistoric creatures to become completely mesmerized, and you’ll be longing to catch more. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Angel's 20' Bone Boat 18.6 Island powered by a 115 HP Suzuki engine. She can accommodate 5 anglers and has a live bait well on board. This boat is maneuverable and will get you to the best Tarpon spots with ease. Captain Angel will provide everything you need for a productive day on the water. He will have all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait (included in the price). Trips also include bottled water and a variety of soft drinks, but be sure to bring any snacks that you might need! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Carolina

Tarpon And Snook Fishing

NEW
20 ft 1 - 5 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Puerto Rico

What are the best fishing charters in Puerto Rico?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 28 trips in Puerto Rico, and the most popular trips in the area are Punta Cana Offshore - 42’ Egg Harbour guided by Angel, Extreme Tarpon - 20’ Twin Vee guided by Juan, and Puerto Rico Tarpon Adventure guided by Armando.

Our guides in Puerto Rico are rated a 4.61 out of 5 based on 2526 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a charter in Puerto Rico are Carolina, Rincon and San Juan.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Puerto Rico? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Puerto Rico.

What types of fishing charters are common in Puerto Rico?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Puerto Rico as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Puerto Rico are: 1. tarpon, 2. snook, 3. jack crevalle, and 4. mahi mahi.

The most common fishing techniques in Puerto Rico are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but fly fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Puerto Rico fishing charters cost?

in Puerto Rico prices can range anywhere from an affordable $350 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Puerto Rico is $505. The average price for a full day trip in Puerto Rico is $839.

What month is best for fishing in Puerto Rico?

The most popular season for fishing in Puerto Rico is spring, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.

Do I need a Puerto Rico fishing license and what are the bag limits in Puerto Rico?

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Puerto Rico don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Puerto Rico. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Frank maintained contact up to the day of the Charter. Arrived on time and well prepared. He was knowledgeable of the area and was a great experience. We caught tuna, wahoo, barracuda, red hind grouper, yellow jack, and trumpet fish. Definitely recommend Frank.

    Stephen S. with Frank A. of Rincon, Rincón

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic experience! Captain Juan was professional, highly experienced, and made my tarpon adventure a big-time success! I will definitely use Captain Juan every time I come to Puerto Rico! Highly recommended!!

    Mike G. with Juan Carlos T. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    What a great night trip. Some tarpon and snapper. Also, beautiful night on the water. Highly recommended!

    Sean B. with Angel M. of Loiza, Loíza

  • ★★★★★
    Santiago made the trip fun despite the tarpon being hard to catch. He was on time and interesting to talk with. Seeing manatees and jumping sting rays made the trip. Great guide, would book again!

    Jesse P. with Santiago Javier A. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Rafa is the man. He was on time, prepared, informative and knew how to attack tarpon. It was a slow day for the catching side of things but Rafa managed to get us on fish. My wife and I both landed a couple 4 to 5 lb fish and we hooked a bigger fish (12 to 15lb) that gave us a jumping show but came unhooked at the boat. We got to meet Bob the pelican as an added treat. A great day and I can confidently refer Rafa as a good man to fish with

    John B. with Rafa V. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome morning with our captain! Highly recommend!!

    Rhonda H. with Angel M. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely amazing. Capt. Luis was professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. He got us on the fish right from the start and they kept coming. Well worth every penny. Thanks Capt. Luis. Five stars!

    Jeremy K. with Luis L. of Vega Baja, Vega Baja

  • ★★★★★
    great event...we caught a variety of species and we even booked Luis for the next day...Luis was simply the BEST! He stayed with us until after dark to make sure we landed our big tarpon...and he did everything he could to make sure we got what we are after...i will always seek Luis and his crew out when i am in PR.

    Chase C. with Angel M. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Carlos did a great job and moved several times to try finding us some fish. Unfortunately, it was a hot day and we didn’t have any luck, but we’ll definitely be booking through Captain again!

    Ian O. with Armando M. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Angel and his crew mate were fantastic they worked very hard to put us on fish but it didn’t work out. One high point was when we returned to the marina Captan Angel spotted some Tarpon so he baited a rod and tossed it in and then let my 7 year old Grandson reel it in. He was really excited to fight that tarpon and talked about it all night. Thank you Captain Angel for your kindness.

    Jim S. with Angel M. of Caguas, Caguas

  • ★★★★★
    Rafa is the goat

    Andrew M. with Rafa V. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip a little rough but amazing time hooked a 400+ marlin but lost it closed to the boat, regardless great time.

    Jorge P. with Angel M. of Caguas, Caguas

  • ★★★★★
    While the fish bites were sporadic at best, we landed 2 fish with 4 total bites. We had a good time!!!

    Scott S. with Armando M. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip with Captain Carlos. He worked hard to make everything pleasant and exciting. Definitely recommend!!

    Tom D. with Armando M. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip! I was lucky enough to book an extra day. Captain Juan Carlos is really experienced and knowledgeable and is focused on catching fish. Highly recommend and will be back!🎣🎣🎣

    Daniel S. with Juan Carlos T. of Carolina, Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    A great day on the water with a view of Old San Juan in the back ground. Boat was fully out fitted and the Captain and mate work like a well oiled machine. Great gear, fully stocked cooler, and and fish on. What more can you say?

    Andrew C. with Angel M. of Caguas, Caguas

Top Types of Fishing in Puerto Rico

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