Bayside Fishing Charters

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 Suzuki 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 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $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 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $349
    up to 2 persons
    + $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 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $349
    up to 2 persons
    + $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 the Charter Operator

Luis Umpierre Jr. and Luis Umpierre Sr.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Angler's Choice
70 Reports
ID & License verified
70 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2014
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 115HP Suzuki 4-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
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
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
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. 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
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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 45 reviews
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Experience
Half day trip with Captain Luis
Fishing with Capt Frankie
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Corey G.
Brockway, PA
 5.00
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5-hr Trip with Caption Carlos

VERIFIED   May 9, 2019
I have been fishing with many charters from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Original had booked a trip to Marlin...
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Steve K.
Bethlehem, PA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Capt. Frankie

VERIFIED   March 21, 2019
Very nice trip! Capt Frankie was helpful and informative. We caught this monstrous Tarpon because Frankie knows what he’s...
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Danny G.
Minneapolis, MN
 5.00
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Trip with Frankie - EPIC

VERIFIED   January 26, 2019
We had the best time with Captain Frankie. Frankie is extremely knowledgeable, incredibly fun and quite honestly a hilarious...
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Robert E.
San Juan
 5.00
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Captain Frankie was top notch!

VERIFIED   July 2, 2019
I selected Bayside Fishing Charters for my first trip with my young boys (from 5-9) and Captain Frankie was awesome! ...
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Patrick P.
Fajardo
 5.00
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Great day made even better with a Grand Slam

VERIFIED   April 4, 2019
Had a great afternoon fishing with my son guided by Caption Luis who was an exceptional guide and pit us on fish.  We...
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