Fishing in Puerto Rico

Other than its beautiful beaches and residents alike, Puerto Rico is also one of the most popular fishing destinations in the Caribbean. Whether it's prime Blue Marlin trolling that you're after, nailing a massive Tarpon on the fly, or even fishing for some Peacock Bass, Puerto Rico is always more than happy to oblige.

Known For

Coffee, Over 270 miles of beaches, 30 Fishing world records, El Morro fortress, Salsa, Camuy caves, Baseball, Bioluminescent bay of Cabo Rojo, Renowned Big Game tournaments, Reggaeton, Island of Vieques, Giant Tarpon, Flamboyan trees, Song of the Coqui (small island frog), Rum, Catedral de San Juan, Top-notch deep sea fishing, Mona Island, Playa Quique Bravo (wind) surfing


Rules & Regulations

Clients of owners of rental boats (charter boat and headboat) do not require a recreational fishing license while they are fishing with the owner of said vessel. Tarpon and Bonefish are Catch & Release only. It is illegal to fish dolphin, wahoo, or king mackerel over the established quotas. The limit is five (5) of each species per fisher per day or a quota of 20 animals or less per vessel per day, whichever is less.


Types of Fishing

Uncommonly common Blue and White Marlin hook-ups, Big game fishing in less than 20 minutes from the shore, Bountiful Sailfish seasons, Major Wahoo and Dorado hotspot, Alisson and Yellowfin Tuna abound, Huge Tarpon from April to September, Mighty Bonefish on the fly, Year-round supply of Snook, Mackerel and Jacks, Freshwater fishing for Peacock Bass.


Puerto Rico Fishing Calendar