Captain
Poncho Ortega

Member since December 2014

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Background
Captain Poncho Ortega has been fishing around Puerto Rico his entire life and brings three decades of charter experience to every trip he runs. Capt. Poncho is an inshore specialist, who has racked up countless hours in the shallow waters of San Juan Bay. His favorite techniques are spinning, live baiting, and wind drifting but he can turn his hand to a variety of fishing styles. A day on the water with Capt. Poncho is an angling experience you will never forget.

Hey, I'm Captain Poncho Ortega

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Background
Captain Poncho Ortega has been fishing around Puerto Rico his entire life and brings three decades of charter experience to every trip he runs. Capt. Poncho is an inshore specialist, who has racked up countless hours in the shallow waters of San Juan Bay. His favorite techniques are spinning, live baiting, and wind drifting but he can turn his hand to a variety of fishing styles. A day on the water with Capt. Poncho is an angling experience you will never forget.

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San Juan Bay Fishing - 22’ Adamar

San Juan
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trips from US$ 325

Fishing Reports

Afternoon bite

December 19, 2015

Took Karen and Carl out to the Bay. Around 4:00pm had four strikes and landed two Tarpon, one about 35lbs. the other 25 lbs. They were from Virginia, never seen a Tarpon and were just completely stoked Read Full Report →


Four great guys from New York

December 03, 2015

Had a good day with Steve, Dan, Jim and John from New York. This was their third time fishing with me. Caught 30 lb Tarpon and a 20 lb King, in San Juan Bay. It's already getting good. Read Full Report →


Great summer 2015

September 15, 2015

We've had a great summer of fishing inside San Juan Bay. There hace been bait balls for weeks with lots of bonito, jacks, tarpon and kingfish. As the winter season is underway, we've had more of the same. Try… Read Full Report →

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4.51
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Eric Downer
East Berlin, PA
 4.67
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Slow day but good experience

VERIFIED   May 30, 2018
Poncho worked hard to get us on fish, but we had a slow day. Spotted plenty of Tarpon but only able to boat a snook. I would...
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Darin Berg
Hastings, MN
 5.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   April 18, 2018
Great guide! Captain Poncho is a really great guy and guide! We trolled for Mackerel first, then went and caught bait to fish...
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Ryan Bancroft
New Orleans, LA
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Summer charter

VERIFIED   August 26, 2018
Great experience with a friendly Capt.
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Carlos Butler
Jonesboro, GA
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Good day on the water

VERIFIED   August 9, 2018
Caught the biggest mutton snapper I have ever seen, and had a grand slam (Tarpon, Snook, and Jack) can’t complain.
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Michael Thee
Auburn, AL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 21, 2018
Great Captain, good trip.
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