San Juan Fly Fishing Charters

San Juan Fly Fishing Charters

Best Fly Fishing Charters in San Juan

San Juan: 23 fishing charters available
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(8 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $500
Excellent
4.8 / 5
(225 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $130
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(20 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $370
Excellent
4.8 / 5
(10 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $280
Just added to our fleet
San Juan
trips from US $500
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(10 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $375
Excellent
4.5 / 5
(43 reviews)
San Juan
trips from US $600

Fly Fishing in San Juan

When you think of San Juan, fly fishing may not be the first thing you think of. Puerto Rico’s capital is famous for its big game offshore fishing scene, but fly fishing is slowly getting the attention it deserves. The incredible local food, beautiful scenery, and a year-round Tarpon season are just some of the reasons you should be excited about coming here.
 

Which Trip to Choose

Inshore Fishing
The calm inshore waters of San Juan are perfect for fly fishing. In the nearby lagoons, you’ll find a large concentration of juvenile Tarpon, but, now and then, a 40–100 lb specimen will make an appearance. Believe it or not, tropical Tarpon love the rain, so a rainy day won’t spoil your day of fishing. In these brackish waters, you’ll also have the chance to target Snook, Jack, Permit, and Bonefish. Fishing guides usually recommend morning trips for more fish action and less wind.
 
Offshore Fishing
Only a couple of miles from the coastline, the ocean floor drops significantly and you’ll be in the area where big game species roam. Offshore fly fishing is not for beginners. Catching Marlin is a difficult task on its own, but targeting it on a fly takes it to a whole new level! Another challenge you can seek is targeting super fast Tuna (which reach up to 40 mph) or Barracuda that leap 15 feet into the air like missiles. This trip takes dedication, so you’ll need to take a full day fishing trip and prepare for a powerful duel.
 
Freshwater Fishing
San Juan river fishing is less popular but still worth giving it a go. This isn’t the usual Puerto Rico scenery with long sandy beaches and palm trees. You’re most likely to target Tarpon and Peacock Bass. These trips are great if you want to stay in the calmest water possible or want to avoid the crowds.
 

Need to Know

  • Ask your guide if fly fishing equipment is provided or if you’ll need to bring your own.

  • The guest capacity for fly fishing trips is usually lower compared to trolling or casting trips. Confirm how many guests your fishing guide accommodates for fly fishing specifically.

  • Having polarized sunglasses is a must-have on a fly fishing trip.

 
The San Juan fly fishing scene is building its reputation among international anglers. Come be among the first to enjoy this world-class fishing experience for yourself.
 
San Juan
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 28,582 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Fly Fishing in San Juan

We normally don’t expect much when it’s mid afternoon, but Capt Luis took us to a place where they were definitely biting. Great experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We normally don’t expect much when it’s mid afternoon, but Capt Luis took us to a place where they were definitely biting. Great experience.
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
Great friendly crew right on point excellent and helping every step of the way
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great friendly crew right on point excellent and helping every step of the way
Blue Water Fishing Puerto Rico
Blue Water Fishing Puerto Rico
Set low expectations and be positive and you’ll have a good time and might even get lucky and enjoy your catch much more and enjoy fishing and accept failure is inevitable persistence is key!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Set low expectations and be positive and you’ll have a good time and might even get lucky and enjoy your catch much more and enjoy fishing and accept failure is inevitable persistence is key!
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
We fished today with Cody Johnson and had a fantastic time. Tarpon fishing isn’t easy, but Cody did a grade A job setting us up for success and putting us in front of several massive Tarpon. Couldn’t recommend it more, these fish are no joke and don’t disappoint, they fight hard and put on show. Huge shoutout to Cody, all around great guide and someone I’d love to fish with again someday.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We fished today with Cody Johnson and had a fantastic time. Tarpon fishing isn’t easy, but Cody did a grade A job setting us up for success and putting us in front of several massive Tarpon. Couldn’t recommend it more, these fish are no joke and don’t disappoint, they fight hard and put on show. Huge shoutout to Cody, all around great guide and someone I’d love to fish with again someday.
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
It’s just like any other fishing days, sometimes it’s good sometimes it’s bad. You just have to come in hoping for the best. And if you don’t catch anything just enjoy the view
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It’s just like any other fishing days, sometimes it’s good sometimes it’s bad. You just have to come in hoping for the best. And if you don’t catch anything just enjoy the view
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Tarpon fishing is fun and challenging. Listen to your guide and follow his recommendations so that you are ready when you land on one.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tarpon fishing is fun and challenging. Listen to your guide and follow his recommendations so that you are ready when you land on one.
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
Tarpon fishing is a waiting game. First time tarpon fishers should bring their patience!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tarpon fishing is a waiting game. First time tarpon fishers should bring their patience!
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
First time Inshore fishing, wasn't sure what to expect but it was great. Relaxing and calm waters. Wish we would have allowed ourselves more time to travel the San Juan traffic to get to the marina (took almost 2 times longer than google maps predicted due to traffic). Make sure you eat something before the trip. Be prepared with sunscreen and make sure you bring sunglasses and a hat.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
First time Inshore fishing, wasn't sure what to expect but it was great. Relaxing and calm waters. Wish we would have allowed ourselves more time to travel the San Juan traffic to get to the marina (took almost 2 times longer than google maps predicted due to traffic). Make sure you eat something before the trip. Be prepared with sunscreen and make sure you bring sunglasses and a hat.
Bayside Fishing Charters
Bayside Fishing Charters
No restroom on board so female passengers should plan ahead for a 4 hour trip. Some bugs at night (mosquitoes) but crew provided bug spray and they only last about 20 mins at dusk. Perfect trip in inland waters with light to calm wave activity (no motion sickness.). Bring a snack and enjoy!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
No restroom on board so female passengers should plan ahead for a 4 hour trip. Some bugs at night (mosquitoes) but crew provided bug spray and they only last about 20 mins at dusk. Perfect trip in inland waters with light to calm wave activity (no motion sickness.). Bring a snack and enjoy!!
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
Not the biggest fish but certainly a lot of fish with an experienced Captain
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Not the biggest fish but certainly a lot of fish with an experienced Captain
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
We were first time fishers. Captain Louis is a very good teacher, explained exactly wat to do when a fish bites. We got 3 out of 3 catches
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We were first time fishers. Captain Louis is a very good teacher, explained exactly wat to do when a fish bites. We got 3 out of 3 catches
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
They said it had been a tough few weeks. Mid Feb might just be a bad time.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
They said it had been a tough few weeks. Mid Feb might just be a bad time.
Blue Water Fishing Puerto Rico
Blue Water Fishing Puerto Rico
Go with Luis let him show you all fishing in Puerto Rico has to offer. He’s the only guy we will use from now on!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go with Luis let him show you all fishing in Puerto Rico has to offer. He’s the only guy we will use from now on!!
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
Give yourself a long enough trip to hook up multiple time. Tarpon are very allusive.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Give yourself a long enough trip to hook up multiple time. Tarpon are very allusive.
Backwater Tarpon & Snook Fishing
Backwater Tarpon & Snook Fishing
I would definitely book at least 4 hours as the captain sometimes needs time to find the fish.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
I would definitely book at least 4 hours as the captain sometimes needs time to find the fish.
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
Backwater Tarpon Bay Boat Ranger 23
They’re always biting if you’re fishing for the right species at the right time and right place.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
They’re always biting if you’re fishing for the right species at the right time and right place.
Double Hook Charters
Double Hook Charters
We fished in the afternoon. Sunscreen was needed, but not bug spray. Fish were biting. It was great.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We fished in the afternoon. Sunscreen was needed, but not bug spray. Fish were biting. It was great.
Reel Addiction PR
Reel Addiction PR
Be prepared for weather. Sun and possible rain. And talk with the captain of your expectations.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared for weather. Sun and possible rain. And talk with the captain of your expectations.
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters
Go with Clery! This was our first time to San Juan, the fishing exceeded our expectations!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go with Clery! This was our first time to San Juan, the fishing exceeded our expectations!
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Backwater Tarpon Fishing PR
Remember, it’s fishing and no one can control the fish. Show up prepared with suggested items. Be patient and take direction from your captain, they all spend thousands of hours a year on the water and are experts in their craft.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Remember, it’s fishing and no one can control the fish. Show up prepared with suggested items. Be patient and take direction from your captain, they all spend thousands of hours a year on the water and are experts in their craft.
SuFishNSea Charters
SuFishNSea Charters

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