Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’

Go Tarpon Puerto Rico are conveniently located at San Juan’s Cangrejos Yacht Club, and are one of the top eco-tour and fishing charter companies in Puerto Rico. They offer backcountry fishing adventures that are perfect for eco-trips, sightseeing, and tackling challenging fish. Captain Rafa will guide you to beautiful and tranquil lagoons teeming with wildlife, which are some of the country’s most exotic locations.

Go Tarpon specialize in light tackle, fly fishing, bottom fishing, jigging and popping, and offer half day, three-quarter day, and full day trips. They mostly fish for Tarpon, but you may also encounter Snook, Jack Crevalle, Snapper, Mackerel, Barracuda and more.

Their 22ft Pathfinder is a stable and spacious boat, and is powered by a 150HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engine. It can accommodate up to 4 anglers, is equipped with GPS, VHF radio, fishfinder and sonar, and features a live bait tank.

Trip price includes the use of Shimano and Penn fishing gear, fly fishing equipment, lures and live bait, fishing licence, full insurance, and drinks. The crew offer cleaning and filleting of your catch, while catch and release is also allowed. Go Tarpon’s adventures are suitable for the whole family, and they welcome all skill levels. Their goal is for you to have the best time ever, so come and enjoy Go Tarpon and the beautiful backcountry of San Juan.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Depending on season and customer preference, full day trips may be split into two sections: 4 hours in the morning and 4 hours later in the day, with a break in between so as to avoid the heat. We will guide you through the most amazing, action packed attraction Puerto Rico has to offer. Torrecilla and San Jose Lagoons provide world-class Tarpon and Snook fishing. Troll the waters for some of the most unique and challenging fish in the world.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    up to 1 person
    + $25
    each additional person
    As one of the leading companies of Tarpon fishing trips and tours, we will guide you through the most amazing, action packed attraction Puerto Rico has to offer. Torrecilla and San Jose Lagoons provide world-class Tarpon and Snook fishing. Troll the waters for some of the most unique and challenging fish in the world, with many different waterways intertwining through the wetlands and lagoons. There are many different breeds and types of fish, so you are sure to see and hook something new to you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $25
    each additional person
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $25
    each additional person
  • Shared trip
    Hot deal For the Holidays!!
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 30
    $95
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    One special opportunity, in our lowest price. Using live bait, not lures. *Fly fishing available * Upon availability of bait. ** Minimum 2 persons
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About the Captain

Rafael Vega
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2014
I Love Fishing, I Live To Fish, I Fish For a Living.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cero Mackerel Cero Mackerel
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha FourStroke engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.87
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
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Experience
Thanks Rafa had a bunch of fun
Great Morning Tour
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Renato A.
El Paso, TX
 5.00
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Great half day

VERIFIED   July 16, 2019
Had 6 on the line in a couple of hrs that were at least 40 pounds -landed only one -such is life with light tackle.  ...
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Collin L.
San Juan
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  March 11, 2020
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Jesse J. J.
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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Top notch guide...world class

VERIFIED   September 13, 2019
We started off with live bait…..then we got to a gr8 spot and landed 3 tarpon missed about 5 more…even lucked up...
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Richard S.
Jacksonville, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 9, 2018
Captain Rafa gets down to business immediately.  In the boat, catch bait, and catch tarpon within two minutes of casting
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Jacqueline A.
Temple Hills, Maryland
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Great Morning Tour

VERIFIED   August 17, 2018
Rafa was very knowledgeable and helpful for first time Tarpon fishing trip for 2 adults who only occasionally fish. He was...
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