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
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $375
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $375
  • 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
    $190
    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
16 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) 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
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
GPS
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

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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
89%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on February 16, 2021
It was our first time fishing and the Captain was very patient and accommodating to my husband (who was doing the actual work)....
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Amazing Day!

VERIFIED   Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on April 7, 2021
My family went out on the boat with Captain Vega and had an amazing day of fishing and fun.  I would recommend Go Tarpon to...
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Capt. Rafael will put you on the fish! Get a good nights sleep!

VERIFIED   Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on March 20, 2021
I had a great experience fishing with Captain Rafael!  If you get down to the San Juan area, make sure to schedule some time...
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on April 24, 2021
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VERIFIED   Half Day Sunset Fishing Trip on December 4, 2020
What a great trip. Could not have asked for a better time.
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FAQs about Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’

Go Tarpon Puerto Rico - 22’ offers the following trips to customers:
  • $95 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
  • Multimedia System
  • 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