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Welcome to Freeport, Texas, an angler's paradise nestled along the Gulf of Mexico. With its prime location and diverse fishing environments, Freeport attracts fishing enthusiasts from far and wide. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner looking to cast your line, the fishing spots near Freeport offer a wealth of opportunities to reel in the catch of a lifetime.


Places to Fish Near Freeport, TX

Freeport's location on the coast sets it up to be a great spot to be able to reach other locations to try casting your line with little travel. The surrounding water ways offer plenty of fishing opportunities and plenty of species to target.

1. Surfside Beach

Located just east of Freeport, Surfside Beach offers ample opportunities for surf fishing. With miles of sandy coastline, anglers can target species like redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and pompano. The beach's accessibility and varied structure make it a favorite spot for inshore anglers.

2. Quintana Beach

Situated on a barrier island south of Freeport, Quintana Beach is another prime location for fishing. Anglers can explore the beachfront, the nearby jetties, or launch their boats from the public ramp. This area is known for its abundance of redfish, speckled trout, black drum, sheepshead, and flounder. The marshes and channels surrounding Quintana Beach also provide excellent opportunities for kayak and wade fishing.

3. San Luis Pass

Located to the west of Freeport, San Luis Pass is a popular spot for both surf and bay fishing. The pass connects the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay, creating a productive fishing area. Anglers can target species such as speckled trout, redfish, flounder, sheepshead, and sharks. The jetties at San Luis Pass are particularly renowned for their fishing potential.

4. Christmas Bay

Nestled between Freeport and Surfside Beach, Christmas Bay is a shallow bay known for its rich seagrass beds and oyster reefs. This area offers fantastic opportunities for wade fishing and kayak angling. Anglers can find speckled trout, redfish, flounder, and black drum roaming the flats and channels of Christmas Bay.

5. Brazos River

The Brazos River, which flows into the Gulf of Mexico near Freeport, presents a unique fishing experience for anglers. This river system provides access to freshwater and saltwater species. Popular catches include largemouth bass, catfish, white bass, and even saltwater species like redfish and flounder in the lower reaches closer to the coast.

Freeport has great offshore fishing too. With plenty of open deep seas and deep water platforms, not just inshore is an angler's paradise. Check out our blog on deep sea fishing in Freeport to get an in depth look.

Book Your Freeport Trip

Whether you're a fan of surf fishing, bay fishing, or river angling, these five spots near Freeport, Texas, offer a diverse range of fishing opportunities and memorable experiences for all. Check out our Freeport, TX charters to book a trip with one of our local and professional guides to get out on the water. For more information on when the best times are to fish Freeport, click here.