Captain
Alex Oben

Member since June 2014

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Background
Captain Alex Oben has over of a quarter of a century of fishing experience. He has been fishing in the area his whole life and that vast experience gives him the best possible knowledge about all the necessary fishing tricks and hack. Captain Alex specializes in trolling and loves having groups of friends who like to have fun on board.
Techniques
Depending on the time of year and what species we are going for, we choose what kind of tackle we want to use. We generally pull a mix of natural and artificial bait behind the boat doing around 7-8 knots, waiting for that fish to show up. From January to April we target Mahis, Tunas, Wahoos, Sailfish and White Marlin using light tackle (20-50 pound test line). From May to August we switch up to heavy tackle (80-130 pound test line) and chase Blue Marlin averaging 250 pounds. And from September to December we go back to light tackle and chase a mixed bag of Blue Marlin, White Marlin and Sailfish.

Hey, I'm Captain Alex Oben

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Background
Captain Alex Oben has over of a quarter of a century of fishing experience. He has been fishing in the area his whole life and that vast experience gives him the best possible knowledge about all the necessary fishing tricks and hack. Captain Alex specializes in trolling and loves having groups of friends who like to have fun on board.
Techniques
Depending on the time of year and what species we are going for, we choose what kind of tackle we want to use. We generally pull a mix of natural and artificial bait behind the boat doing around 7-8 knots, waiting for that fish to show up. From January to April we target Mahis, Tunas, Wahoos, Sailfish and White Marlin using light tackle (20-50 pound test line). From May to August we switch up to heavy tackle (80-130 pound test line) and chase Blue Marlin averaging 250 pounds. And from September to December we go back to light tackle and chase a mixed bag of Blue Marlin, White Marlin and Sailfish.

My Charter Listings

Sea Born Fishing - Fishing Tales

San Juan
trips from US$ 800

Customer Reviews

4.23 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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United States
Went fishing on Thursday, June 23, 2016

Booked a 45ft Hatteras w/ac. Got a call about changing to a different boat /out a/c. Which was not near what the Hatteras was to be.
Capitan and crew could not speak any English. Hard to communicate with. Very Friendly.
Sea’s were rough that day so 3 out of 6 on trip got sea sick. Booked 4 hr trip - which turned into 2 hr trip.
No fish caught during 2hrs of trolling.

Overall disappointing, taking son out to fish for Marlin and had a rough 2hrs.
Not sure what the last 2hrs could have brought.
Also booked trip @ $800.00
Now same trip is $700.00
Overall trip = Average due to sea conditions.

John Lindsey does not recommend Sea Born Fishing - Fishing Tales

Fished June 2016

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Went fishing on Sunday, March 20, 2016

Fished March 2016

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Alex Oben (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Dan, we are so happy you had a great time.
Thanks for the review.
Tight Lines!
Sea Born

Puerto Rico
Went fishing on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Amazing experience! Great crew and the best boat. I recomend this charter to everyone. Here are some pictures of my experience!

Fished February 2016

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