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Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico

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Address: 482 Avenida Manuel Fernandez | San Juan Bay Marina, San Juan 00914, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-415-3030
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Ready for a tarpon fishing charter in San Juan Puerto Rico? If you are...

Ready for a tarpon fishing charter in San Juan Puerto Rico? If you are looking to land a few “Silver Kings” Tarpon Fishing this is the choice for you! Definitely top ranked things to do in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is known as one of the top tarpon fishing destinations in the world. Join Our light tackle fishing charter aboard our our fleet of Bay Boats! No Sea Sickness! Also Laguna Torrecilla in Puerto Rico is home to a wide variety of beautiful big game species like jack and snook. There isn’t any other adventure in the world that matches the excitement when you land a trophy silver king while fishing in Puerto Rico.

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A dream come true

I have fished here in the Midwest all my life and ever since I was a young boy I have wanted to catch a large tarpon. Now, 50 years later, Felix made this dream come true. Felix... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Liberty, Missouri

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Liberty, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have fished here in the Midwest all my life and ever since I was a young boy I have wanted to catch a large tarpon. Now, 50 years later, Felix made this dream come true. Felix was not only knowledgeable about the tarpon fishing in San Juan, but also fun to fish with. Hopefully, we will get the opportunity... More 

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are happy we managed to get that off your bucket list! It was a fierce battle! I had an awesome morning trip fishing with you guys! Hope to see you soon! Give me a call if you ever come back tarpon fishing in puerto rico! More 

Auburn, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caught one fish but wasn't for lack of trying. Captain picked us up from cruise ship in his own vehicle in a thunderstorm. We were all questioning if weather would turn either good or bad and turned out ok. Took us straight to the fish where 1000+ were rolling at the surface during our trip. Bites were slow due to... More 

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Backwater Tarpon Fishing Puerto Rico! Unfortunately sometimes the tarpon get picky and decide to tease us by rolling everywhere with no biting! We make sure our captains try their 100% to catch some fish! I'm happy you had a great time with us and took the time to write this positive review! Thank you!! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our captain was absolutely amazing. The conversation was flowing the whole time, he kept us entertained, and we had a blast. The captain (owner) was knowledgeable about everything. Next time we are in PR - he will be the first person we call, and/or recommend to anyone else. We fished on 10/15.

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Brian! You can definitely call us if you ever come back and want to go out tarpon fishing in puerto rico! I'm glad you had a blast with us! We did too! More 

Crystal Lake, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My 2 grown sons and I had a great time with Backwater Fishing. Luis picked us up across the street from our cruise port and took us to the boat. We caught about 6 nice fish. They provided water for us to help keep us cool. They were able to accommodate the timing of the trip with our ship times.

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review Susan! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Backwater Tarpon Fishing Puerto Rico offer services to many clients that arrive on cruise ships. Cruise ship hours may sometimes vary and that is why we have custom charter departures to be able to accommodate our cruise ship guests. More 

Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great trip. Captain Felix was a great host. Caught the biggest fish of my life. I would do this again in a minute if I come back for vacation.

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for the Review James! That was definitely one big tarpon! It was a pleasure going fishing with you! Hopefully we can go out tarpon fishing soon! Remember us during these cold months! It's a great time to fly down here! More 

Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I decided to take my two boys out fishing during our family vacation to Puerto Rico. One of the boys is 10 years old so we did not want to go deep sea fishing. Backwater was a nice fit, staying close to land and still getting out on the water to try for some fish. We had a fun time.... More 

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Hey Kevin! Thanks for the review! It was a great day on the water! Definitely could see lots of tarpon rolling! Few takers tho! Sometimes tarpon get picky and just like to tease us! If you ever feel like fishing in puerto rico again give us a call! More 

Park City, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Felix was a great guide, although we did not catch any fish the sights, sounds & rain made up for it. We would definitely do it again!!!

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Hey Sarah, We are sorry we did not have any fish during the charter. Sometimes they get moody! We definitely did our best and had a blast during the charter! I'm glad you had a good time! Hopefully see you soon! More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fleix was GREAT! You meet at the marina and follow his instructions. Hes professional and helpful wither novice or professional fisherman. Great way to get on the water and an excellent experience for the memory book! Will definitely be going again next time.

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! I'm glad fishing in puerto rico gets to be part of that memory book! It is always a pleasure to take you fishing out again! More 

Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Puerto Rico a few days before getting on a cruise ship. I had read the reviews of Blackwater fishing charters on trip advisor. We fished with Captain Fernando. We found him to be very friendly. We are from San Diego and fish quite a bit. I have to say Capt Fernando was the hardest working Captain I... More 

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

We are happy to hear the boys were happy after catching those Tarpon! Thanks for letting us know how your trip went! We will definitely be happy to take you out fishing again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great day fishing with Felix, very knowledgeable guide. We caught 3 tarpon and then decided to get crazy and go slightly offshore ..he put us on some mahi mahi..Got 3 keepers and the headed in.an experience of a life time made our day and our vacation awesome

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BackwaterTarpon, Owner at Backwater Fishing Charters Puerto Rico, responded to this review

Hey Derek! What a day!! Mahi Mahi, Jacks, Triple tails, Tarpon, you name it! IT was an awesome day fishing with you guys! I hope you come back and join us fishing again! More 

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