Fishing Near San Juan

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The waters off the coast of San Juan become deep quickly, meaning you don't have to spend much of your charter time sailing to find the perfect spot to drop anchor.  Not far off the coast is the Northern Trench which is known for its billfish, and anglers often find their experiences in this area to be prolific.  

If you are considering catching some fish during your vacation, you will find 13 different charter fishing operators that can help make it happen.

If you're ready to get in contact with a fishing charter, you might want to check with Puerto Rico Magic Tarpon. Embark into the lagoon on board one of the chartered boats with the experienced fishermen of Puerto Rico Magic Tarpon. This team has been featured on both ESPN and the World Fishing Network, and offer their expertise to help you catch the largest fish you can. They are located in eastern San Juan.

A second option is Double Hook Charters. Run by Captain Humberto L. Perales Double Hook Charters benefits from the captain's knowledge of the area and overall fishing experience. You can call them at (787) 347-0212.

A third good option is Sunset Fishing Charters. Endorsed by the Department of Economic Development and Commerce as well as the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, you won't find a more highly recommended fishing charter company operating out of San Juan. Offering four, six, eight and ten hour fishing tours, as well as sunset cruises, all of your needs are covered with Sunset Fishing Charters. They're located in Miramar, in northwestern San Juan.

The chart right below provides you with some details regarding charters operating in this area.

Fishing Charters In San Juan
Name Phone Location
APescar Fishing Charters (787) 649-2882 San Juan
Benatez Mike Deep Sea Fishing (787) 723-2292 Isla Verde
Double Hook Charters (787) 347-0212 5.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Carolina
Go Tarpon (787) 376-1697 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Pinones
Maguro Fishing Charters (787) 384-5188 San Juan
Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours (787) 364-6000 San Juan
Puerto Rico Fishing (787) 209-6926 2.0 mi. East of Old San Juan
Puerto Rico Magic Tarpon (787) 644-1444 5.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Carolina
Quicksilver Fishing Charter (787) 448-6665 Isla Verde
Sea Born Fishing Charters (787) 722-0177 1.9 mi. East of Old San Juan
Sunset Fishing Charters (787) 422-8889 1.9 mi. East of Old San Juan
The Legend Fishing Charter (787) 791-6195 San Juan
Tight Loop Fishing Charters (787) 383-1562 Rio Piedras, Central San Juan

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