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Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours

Address: 501 Calle Sagrado Corazo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-364-6000
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Laurel, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Great time with Capt. Paco. In our 4 hr trip we had 6 bites hooked up on three and landed two. Overall above average on all accounts for tarpon. Being from Montana all we wanted was to try since this is such a unique gamefish and we had a blast. Paco was good at teaching us about the figs and... More 

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Tellico Plains TN
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We have not fished for tarpon or in fresh water for years and needed Capt Paco's experience and patience. The first day, we went to Lago Carraizo to fish for peacock bass and other exotics. My husband's casting was rusty and mine? Well, let's just say I needed some practice. Even so, we caught peacock bass, red devils, ciclids and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Can't say enough about Capt. Paco he put me on the fish I will always call my fish of a life time. Paco is a great guide and an awesome guy to fish with

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Francisco M, Owner at Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! Had a great time with you guys. Hope to see you soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Had an amazing time with captain Paco, he is super friendly. 2nd time fishing with captain Paco. 1st time was for peacock bass, 2nd time was for tarpon. If u like a good fight then go for tarpon. He also picked us up from our hotel & took us back.

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I don't even know where to begin, but all I can say is I just had the most amazing adventure with Paco and I definitely will be feeling it in the morning. We started out at 6:15 a.m. this morning and were out on the water for about 3.5 hours without a bite. Then came the only bite I got... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have fished our entire lives and hired many, many guides throughout the years. I was terribly disappointed in fishing with Capt. Paco. It wasn't that we did not get one single bite of tarpon (we were scheduled to go Peacock Bass fishing but he changed it on us that morning when he picked us up.) He was unprepared as... More 

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Francisco M, Owner at Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. With all due respect we cuaght fish that day. That morning I explained the situation before to your husband that it had been raining all night long and it was going to rain more in lake Carraizo were the peacock bass are located. I'm a very honest, hardworking fishing guide that loves to provide the... More 

Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have been fishing for 20+ years and Captain Paco is one of the best tour guides i have come across. He is very knowledgeable about the surrounding waters and the wildlife that lives there. We were on a 4 hour trip leaving at 6 am and spent over half that time fighting the best fish of my life. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Capt. Paco is a standout guide. He is prompt, professional, extremely easy to work with and knows where the tarpon are hiding. We caught a 95 lb. tarpon. Beautiful day and great experience. We went a second day for peacock bass in the lake. It was fine but didn't compare to the tarpon experience. If we go again, we would... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you come to Puerto Rico and do not fish with Captain Paco you have made a mistake. My wife and I fished with Captain Paco two days ans I have to say it was a couple of the best trips we had ever been on. Day one was Tarpon and while it was a little slow due to conditions... More 

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Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

After fishing my entire life, it had never crossed my mind that I would find myself fishing in Puerto Rico, let alone fishing for tarpon. A week in advance I found Capt. Paco on his website Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours. com and booked for a tarpon and snook excursion in San Juan. He sent a cab, which arrived early,... More 

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