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
    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
    $475
    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
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $375
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $375
  • Private trip
    Hot deal For the Holidays!!
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 15
    $250
    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
4 Fishing Reports
46 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2014
I Love Fishing, I Live To Fish, I Fish For a Living.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

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

Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Mutton) Mutton Snapper
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
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Captain Rafa is the man!
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Half day trip with Captain Rafael
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Jon J.
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Captain Rafa is the man!

VERIFIED   NEW  Hot deal For the Holidays!! on October 11, 2021
Highly recommended for beginner or experienced anglers. Captain Rafa caught our bait to start the morning and we had a tarpon...
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Nik C.
Kennesaw, GA
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Truly an awesome experience

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 4, 2021
Captain Rafael is the man to go to if you want the most for your time and money. He caught plenty of bait and knew exactly...
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Half Day trip with Captain Rafael

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on October 2, 2021
This Captain is AWESOME. We had a blast. You will not be disappointed. We will be back just to fish for Tarpon.
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Great day

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on September 21, 2021
Rafael was very friendly and knowledgeable. Took us to different places and assisted in everything. Definitely would...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 28, 2021
Trip was beautiful Captain was very polite and timely brought plenty of bait. Equipment was well maintenance boat was well...
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FAQs about Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’

Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ offers the following trips to customers:
  • $125 per person - Hot deal For the Holidays!! (2 hours)
  • $350 per group, additional $25 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip (4 hours)
  • $350 per group, additional $25 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $25 per person after 1 guest - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Upon request extra cost)
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Upon Request)

Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cero Mackerel
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Ladyfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon