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.  

Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours

If you like the idea of spending some time with a rod in your hand, there are 12 different charter operators that can help make it happen.

If you'd like to reserve a charter, you might want to contact Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours. Most trips leave at 6:00 a.m., but you are welcome to customize your tour. Included in the cost of your trip is all bait and tackle, a fishing license, and beverages. They are found within southern San Juan.

Another good option is 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. You can reach them at (787) 644-1444.

A third 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. They're situated in eastern San Juan.

The table below summarizes more information on the fishing charters operating in this area.

Fishing Charters In San Juan
Name Phone Location
Blue Rush PR Fishing Charters (787) 364-6034 0.6 mi. East of Old San Juan
Caribbean Fishing Academy & Fishing Charters (787) 405-4100 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central San Juan
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 2.0 mi. East of Central Guaynabo
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
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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