Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
One of our top picks in San Juan. Backwater Tarpon Fishing Charters specialize in TARPON FISHING using light tackle and fly fishing. Tarpon are one of the most sought-after game fish and the Backwater Lagoons are the best place to find them!
If you are looking to fish for tarpon? Don’t look further! Our location is the mecca for tarpon fishing in Puerto Rico. We recently moved from San Juan Bay to the Laguna Torrecilla/San Jose which got ranked one of the top 10 spots for tarpon fishing. Why? Our vast lagoon is perfect for marine life, providing infinite sources of bait all year round for our resident fish. Contrary from San Juan Bay which you would encounter average of 15-25lb tarpon, in the lagoons we encounter 60-90lb tarpon. So get your big boy pants on and come fishing with Backwater Tarpon PR!
5 minutes away from SJU airport and 10-12min from Condado/Old San Juan/Isla Verde. Our main battle grounds include the Laguna San Jose and the Laguna Torrecilla, known worldwide for their massive and vast amount of tarpon living on these areas!
You’ll be fishing on a 19 ft. long bay boat which can accommodate groups of up to 4 fishermen per trip. Flats boats are the perfect vessel for tarpon fishing as the flat deck gives you the freedom to walk effortless around the boat while minimizing the risk of falling and/or getting the line to touch the boat or getting tangled with the engine. The boat is outfitted with a conventional range of navigational technology and fish finding equipment, including GPS, Fishfinder and radio.
Fishing license and all the appropriate fishing tackle for your inshore trip is supplied by the Backwater team, complete with both artificial and live bait. Snacks and beverages (bottled water and soft drinks) are also provided for your enjoyment.
We recommend to try our 4HR Tarpon Fishing charter for better chances on catching that dream tarpon you have been dreaming for!
Backwater Tarpon Fishing Charters specialize in TARPON FISHING using light tackle and fly fishing. Tarpon are one of the most sought-after game fish and the Backwater Lagoons are the best place to find them!
If you are looking to fish for ta
About this listing
Bay Craft (Flats boat) originally built in 2012, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 115HP 2015 Mercury 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.
30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.
About the Captain
Member since January 2015
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Went fishing on June 24, 2017
We had a great afternoon on the water with Captain Felix! It was a beautiful day and my husband and I both caught Tarpon! We also caught a Barracuda and a Snook! My husband hooked a 60+ pound Tarpon, but he bit the hook in half! Those fish are crafty! It really was a fun trip and we would recommend it to anyone wanting to do a little fishing while in PR.
Fished June 2017Fished June 24, 2017Heather Staggs-miller recommends Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Went fishing on May 22, 2017
This trip exceeded my expectations! Capt Clery was prompt, friendly, informative, and treated me like I was an old fishing buddy.
We had a great time - and we caught fish! Seven tarpon and one barracuda in the boat. Also, three other hookups that released the hook in a jump. It was a lot of excitement for my first tarpon trip.
Overall, a great afternoon of sharing stories and catching fish!
Fished May 2017Fished May 22, 2017Rick Miller recommends Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Went fishing on May 3, 2017
Great trip with Luis. We didn’t get the big monster we were after, but we did get a juvenile tarpon and a small snook. Overall it was a great experience. Definitely recommended.
Fished May 2017Fished May 3, 2017Matthew L Ferguson recommends Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
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