San Juan Fishing Reports

We do a lot of first time tarpons...

January 02, 2016 by Rafael Apellaniz

Trip Info

The Catch

Morning Charter
Derek & Janae Rast
They have been in Belize, Costa Rica and Florida looking for their first tarpon. One half day in Puerto Rico and boom, bucket list tarpon down! First one of the year! This is what happened…
Slow day we only had 3 bites and on the last minutes of the trip, bingo! Beautiful 40 plus pound tarpon hit the live greenie, after an spectacular fight on light line, first tarpon, bucket list done, last minute trip, just before a cruise, in four hours, in Puerto Rico!!! Here in Puerto Rico we do a lot of first time tarpons!

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Captain Rafael Apellaniz of Puerto Rico Tarpon Connection specializes in providing his customers with a light tackle (or fly fishing) experience in the productive waterways of San Juan Bay. Captain Rafa has been fishing the inshore waters of…