Caribbean Fishing Academy Charters

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Centro Maritimo Pesquero, Parq…
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Boat Specs

Seagull (Catamaran) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 70HP Suzuki engines.

20 ft
5 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Penn & Shimano
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Cubera)


Hi Amigos! 

Caribbean Fishing Academy welcomes you aboard to experience the stunning and productive fishing grounds of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The Goal:
To show you the best of Puerto Rico’s consistently productive fishing grounds by adjusting to the different bite patterns and customizing your trip to suit you, whether you are a first time fisherman or woman, or a pro looking for a trophy catch. This means you will have a worthwhile day out in one of the most beautiful and unique bay systems in the Caribbean. The company will strive to make your day as productive and fun as possible, potentially making it the most enjoyable and memorable part of your vacation. This is their way of saying thank you.

The Captain:
A OUPV 100 ton USCG Certified Captain who has more than 35 years experience. A professional and knowledgeable captain, he founded his charter fishing business as a way of funding his non profit organisation that provides fishing instruction to kids to keep them off the streets. His proven hands-on curriculum has been showing great results since he started the charity in 2013.

The Boat:
The most spacious and comfortable tournament-grade center console boat on the bay. This 20 ft Catamaran features a convenient T-Top for shade and twin engines for security and speed. Garmin and Lowrance electronics are fitted on board to ensure a quality sport and/ or recreational fishing experience.

The Location:
On the same bay where the cruise ships dock, just six miles away from the San Juan International Airport and within easy reach of Isla Verde and Condado.

What’s Included:
Your trip will include full insurance, free transportation, quality tackle, fishing licenses, bait, a cooler with plenty of ice and refreshments for your trip.  Snacks and food are available upon request. 

Giving back:
Part of your proceeds will benefit the Caribbean Fishing Academy’s community outreach efforts and mission through fishing.

Fish On!

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkelling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
If needed.
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano, Penn
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
gratuities will be greatly appreciated.
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
Always welcome.
You Keep Catch
According with rules and regulations.
Catch and Release Allowed

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Bank Transfer, PayPal.

About the Captain

Luis Burgos
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Member since September 2015
Born and raised around the local waters of San Juan, PR. and have been fishing since I was in diapers. I started fishing with aluminum cans as a fishing pole and after catching my first fish I was hooked and it was with a Sardine. Now, that's the bait of choice for our inshore outings! Lol. From there I gradually graduated to fishing inshore and deep sea fishing as a USCG Certified 100 ton Captain and as a tournament angler. Experiences like beeing part of fishing teams with multiple 1st places wins and being Director of some of the main fishing tournaments of the island, will contribute towards building memories for you, your friends and/or family that will last a lifetime. Now when looking back, feeling pretty grateful and decided to found the Caribbean Fishing Academy with the purpose of teaming up with great people to help get kids off the streets and promote a better quality of life through fishing. Part of your booking is going towards this good cause. Gracias amigos!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.94 out of 5 stars from 38 reviews

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Absolutely amazing experience. Our captain, Luis was beyond words. He was extremely educated on the San Juan history and more than willing to share his love for the island with us! We even had the opportunity to catch a huge fish! My boyfriend can’t stop talking about how much fun he had… he said it was the best birthday gift yet! 10/10 would recommend this trip!

Kaitlin Klein  • Fished January 14, 2017
Luis Burgos (The Captain)
Replied to this review on January 15, 2017

We are grateful and humbled by your kind words and very happy for collaborating a little towards your boyfriend’s Birthday gift.  Thank you for allowing us to serve him and for choosing us for such a special moment.

Gracias amigos;
Capt. Luis Burgos
Caribbean Fishing Academy Charters

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What an excellent trip my father and I had with Capt. Luis and First Mate Adrian!  Having fished for many years in the northeast US for other types of fish but never in the Caribbean for tarpon/kingfish/Jack Crevalle, we learned a lot from Capt. Luis who was very knowledgeable, professional, and just great company on the water.  We caught two nice tarpon, one about sixty pounds and had maybe a half dozen or so other bites that day fishing in San Juan Bay.  Capt. Luis knew the area, techniques to land tarpon, and had all around great boating sense.  You could tell Luis and Adrian really enjoyed fishing and putting their clients onto fish.  All around outstanding trip, great charter!  I have nothing but the highest praise.  I will be booking other trips with Luis and Adrian when I return to Puerto Rico in the future.

Andrew Fleury • Fished January 3, 2017
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Overall, we loved the trip! My sister and I have never been on a charter before but my dad had so we were hoping he would love it for a Christmas gift. Turns out it was a better experience then we expected! Thank you so much!

Isabella Duncan • Fished December 29, 2016
Luis Burgos (The Captain)
Replied to this review on January 9, 2017

:) Team Duncan!  So happy we exceded the expectations and thank you for allowing us to serve you.  Happy Birthday again Jerome!

Gracias amigos!
Capt. Luis Burgos
Caribbean Fishing Academy Charters
“It’s Simply Fishtorical”!

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Fishing Reports

Quality Time Quality Catches

January 15, 2017

Extreme conditions with excellent catches was today's norm from which we are grateful. With three intense 10 minute scattered showers throughout the morning, Kevin and Randy where able to capitalize on great catches today in confort since our tournament… Read Full Report →

Fort & Eco Fishing 100% Hook Up Payday

January 14, 2017

Windy and some showers conditions did not stop Kaitlin and Kevin from enyoing their Fort & Eco Fishing package to the max. As they where experiencing what the San Juan Bay has to offer, they manage to go 1/1… Read Full Report →


  • Centro Maritimo Pesquero, Parque Central San Juan, PR, San Juan
    00908, Puerto Rico