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.
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Sea Born Fishing - Fishing Tales

15 reviews
San Juan
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4.47
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
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Experience
Great experience
December fishing trip
1\/2 day trip with Capt Alex and Jose
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
81%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
60%
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Todd B.
Yorktown Heights, NY
 5.00
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Great experience

VERIFIED   NEW  January 5, 2020
Capt. Alex and mate Jose are experienced and professional.  The boat was well equipped and pristine.  We had an amazing...
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Joe B.
Memphis, Tennessee
 5.00
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Fishing with Alex

VERIFIED   October 13, 2019
10/13/19. The boat Fishing Tales is a nicely restored Hatteras. The fishing was a little slow for all the charter boats on...
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Carlos Ortiz De Zuniga
Madrid, Madrid
 5.00
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  January 2, 2020
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Ben W.
San Juan
 5.00
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1/2 day trip with Capt Alex and Jose

VERIFIED   November 24, 2019
Excellent.  He put us on Mahi and several Sail Fish….on what was a slow fishing day.  Going back out tomorrow...
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Timothy W.
San Juan
 5.00
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Half Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   March 18, 2019
We chartered for half day with Captain Alex.  Everything was very professional and comfortable.  Captain and crew...
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