Bayside Fishing Charters

Parada 10, Avenida Fernandez J…
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Bayside Fishing Charters takes pride in putting their clients on the fish and making sure that everyone on board has the most unique Caribbean fishing experience ever.

They have the ability to customize their trips to any angling skill or specific needs. Their captain’s experience, diversity in fishing and productivity, combined with the Caribbean flats that their prime locations offer, ensure memories that will last a lifetime.

If you are after one of the most productive and fun inshore fishing charters on the waters of Puerto Rico, hop on board a 20’ Carolina Skiff. This is a center console that can take up to 5 anglers per trip for insurance purposes.

The skiff comes powered by a 115 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine and is fully outfitted with everything you need for a productive day on the water. You will be provided with quality tackle, bait, fishing licenses, ice, water, and sodas. All you have to do is show up!

Spend your morning or afternoon exploring the inshore waters. Get your hands on Tarpon, Snook, Jack Crevalle, Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Barracuda, and other species that patrol the reefs and the mangroves.

Bayside Fishing Charters is located at San Juan Bay Marina, just 10 minutes from the Isla Verde and right on the San Juan Bay.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    Spend a day in the bay and experience firsthand why these waters are renowned for their game fishing potential. There’s also a great waterfront bar and restaurant nearby that you may like to visit. Either way, each of the packages is fully customizable based on your own fishing preferences.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 349
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    This morning trip will take you fishing for Tarpon, Jack Crevalle, Snook, Grouper, Sharks, Snapper, Barracuda, and other species. Get ready to make a great catch possible!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 349
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    The bay is alive, full of life and action. You will have the opportunity to experience fishing grounds that hold a variety of species like Tarpon, Snook, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Sharks, Barracuda, and all of that next to the genuine historical Caribbean Fort used in the 1500's, and the nearby Mangroves. These characteristics will make an unforgettable experience as you potentially fight the fish of a lifetime.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 115HP Suzuki 115hp Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
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 3 days 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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Luis Umpierre Jr. and Luis Umpierre Sr.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Member since July 2014
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Luis Umpierre Jr. is a USCG-certified captain with great professional skills. He employs over 20 years of fishing experience to make your trip unforgettable, whether you are a novice angler looking to catch your first big fish or an expert looking for a Caribbean trophy fish of a lifetime. Capt. Luis is knowledgeable in a variety of fishing techniques and targets a diverse range of inshore game fish and offshore species. His father, Captain Luis Umpierre Sr., is a former president of the Puerto Rico Sport Fishing Association and a director of over 20 successful tournaments around the island. Capt. Luis Umpierre Sr. has over 4 decades of professional experience.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 87%

San Juan Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.65 out of 5 stars from 20 reviews

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My son and I had a great trip with Capt Luis. The day started slow so he kept trying different spots and techniques until he put us on the fish. We caught 10 or so mackerel.

Fished June 28, 2018
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Luis was amazing! We didn’t catch as much as we’d hoped (fish just weren’t eating even the bait balls), but Luis was a great guide and was very knowledgeable and friendly.  Will use his service again next time!

Fished June 21, 2018
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Frankie was very easy to work with! Well prepared- plenty of fresh bait ready to go when we arrived at 7

Fished June 18, 2018
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