Charter Operator
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR

Member since January 2015 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Background
"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 the age of 6, I knew there was nothing else I’d rather do with my life." Captain Clery Morales
Techniques
Fishing in the San Jose Lagoon is all about knowing the tides, moon phases, rain, etc. With over 15 years of experience, the captains at Backwater Tarpon Fishing Charters will do everything in their power to hook a Silver King!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Background
"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 the age of 6, I knew there was nothing else I’d rather do with my life." Captain Clery Morales
Techniques
Fishing in the San Jose Lagoon is all about knowing the tides, moon phases, rain, etc. With over 15 years of experience, the captains at Backwater Tarpon Fishing Charters will do everything in their power to hook a Silver King!
Our Team
Fernando M.
Captain
Hiram A.
Captain
Miguel M.
Captain
Luis G.
Captain
Clery M.
Captain
Jorge M.
Captain
Austin K.
Captain

My Charter Listings

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(352 reviews)
San Juan
Trips from US $269
Excellent
4.6 / 5
(47 reviews)
Carolina
Trips from US $350
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(20 reviews)
San Juan
Trips from US $370
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(111 reviews)
San Juan
Trips from US $290
Excellent
4.8 / 5
(12 reviews)
San Juan
Trips from US $280

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 542 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (553)
4 hour am
4 hour am
Sons first tarpon
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Angler rating
472
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Caught fish
88%
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Cary G.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Outstanding Trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on May 25, 2024
Our guide took us out and was such a great host. We’re definitely just casual fisherman (me, my 17yo son and his friend,...
Cary G. recommends Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
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Jonathan S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

The legendary excursion led by executive captain Miguel III

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 14, 2024
I recently had the privilege of joining Captain Miguel on a fishing excursion, and it was truly remarkable. Despite reeling...
Jonathan S. recommends Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
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Zachariah D.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Awesome vibes and even better fishing. 5 star

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on February 8, 2024
One of the best charters I’ve ever taken. Capt Fernando was incredible. Prompt, profesional, patient and a true fishing addict....
Zachariah D. recommends Backwater Tarpon & Snook Fishing
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Josh K.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

This is the one you’re looking for!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing (AM) on February 3, 2024
I had captain Miguel for my trip and he’s the best charter captain I’ve ever had.  I let him know that catching a trophy...
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Patrick H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great crew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing (AM) on January 27, 2024
Worked hard so move spots and make sure we could get hooked up on a tarpon. We unfortunately were met with unfavorable weather...
Patrick H. recommends Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
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