Backwater II Tarpon Fishing PR

San Juan Bay Marina
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Backwater Tarpon Fishing Charters specialize in going after Tarpon using light tackle and fly fishing gear. The Backwater Lagoons are a fantastic place to fish for the Silver King, and who better to help you than Captain Felix Cuadrado. You can count on him when going after the catch of your dreams.

His boat is a 20’ Seagull Nautico catamaran that runs on twin 70HP Suzuki engines. It can easily accommodate groups of up to 5 fishermen per trip. The boat is outfitted with a conventional range of navigational technology and fish finding equipment, including GPS, Fishfinder and radio.

The main battlegrounds during your day on the water will include the Laguna San Jose and the Laguna Torrecilla. These are known around the world for the massive number of resident Tarpon! Other than the Silver King, you can also expect to encounter the likes of Jack Crevalle and Snook.

Fishing licenses along with all the appropriate fishing gear for your 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. Tarpon fishing is the experience of a lifetime, come and experience it for yourself!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 455
    up to 1 person
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    If a four-hour trip simply doesn't cut it, this is the trip for you. Extra time means an extra shot at hooking the fish of your dreams.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 330
    up to 1 person
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    This trip involves going out of San Juan Bay Marina in search of Tarpon, Snook and Jack Crevalle.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    US$ 330
    up to 1 person
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    A quick afternoon trip can be fun for the whole family. Come on down and go after some Tarpon, Snook, and Jack Crevalle.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Jack Crevalle
Snook
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Seagull Nautico (Catamaran) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 70HP Suzuki engines.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
American Express
PayPal

About the Captain

Felix Cuadrado
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Member since January 2015
22
19
Owning and operating a fishing charter in San Juan PR is a dream come true. I was corrupted at an early age watching my fishing heroes on ESPN outdoors wrangle saltwater species of every variety – and from the time I landed my first Tarpon at age 6 I knew there was nothing else I’d rather do with my life.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (2)
4.47
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half Day with Capt Clery
Half day tarpon fishing with captain felix
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
60%
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Chris Carroll
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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Half Day with Capt Clery

VERIFIED   August 3, 2018
  Great trip with some good conversation and obviously catching Tarpon. I learned alot from Captain Clery and crossed...
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Bonnie Swanson
Saint Paul, Minnesota
 4.33
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Half Day Trip With Captain Felix

VERIFIED   March 19, 2017
Before we left, we had excellent communication with Captain Felix.  He was VERY friendly and the communication was excellent! ...
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Tim Miller
United States
 4.33
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Was late when we got there,but we got to go

VERIFIED   August 30, 2017
well, we were late , all good with Felix, We got in fish early ,also mositiqutos.need to change to harbor location. I lost...
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Worth L Seeley
Hollywood, Florida
 4.67
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Half day tarpon fishing with captain felix

VERIFIED   February 24, 2017
He took us to several spots until we caught a tarpon and seen many tarpon rolling on top to add to the excitement
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Stephen Merrill
San Juan
 4.00
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Half Day Trip - AM

VERIFIED   April 1, 2017
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