Matagorda Loops in Matagorda, Texas

Guided by Ron Ridgeway

Flats Inshore

About Your Guide

41 Years of Experience
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Meet Captain Ron - Your Fly Fishing Guide & Instructor Like countless fishing enthusiasts out there, my love for the sport was kindled at an early age, fanned by a doting uncle whose passion for fishing was contagious.

He introduced me to the wonderful world of fishing, and it quickly became more than a hobby—it became a way of life.

With time, my fascination grew and led me down a path of exploration through a diverse array of fishing techniques and an exciting variety of fish species.

This journey of discovery was not just about honing skills, but about experiencing the serenity of being out on the water, the thrill of the chase, and the joy of a successful catch.

Eventually, my fishing adventure steered me towards fly fishing—a realm that fused precision, technique, and the chance to truly connect with nature. Fly fishing transcended being just another form of fishing; it became my true calling, my passion.

Now, I'm eager to share the knowledge I've accrued over the years and the passion that drives me with others who want to delve into this captivating form of fishing. I look forward to being a part of your fly fishing journey, just as my uncle was a part of mine

Matagorda Loops Trips

Venture into the heart of Matagorda Bays' enchanting waterways with us. As we navigate the shimmering expanses, you will encounter the joy of fly fishing amidst nature's raw beauty. Regardless of your experience level - be it a veteran angler seeking fresh challenges or a newcomer yearning to embrace this engaging sport - our journey promises thrilling adventures, unforgettable catches, and most importantly, lasting memories. Come, let's immerse ourselves in the art of fly fishing, one cast at a time. Join me for an invigorating day of guiding, typically spanning 6-7 enriching hours on the serene Matagorda waters. Throughout this excursion, you'll be engaged with hands-on fishing practices, gain insights from useful tips and proven techniques, and hopefully, land some thrilling catches that will be the talk of the town! Our targets are the elusive Redfish, Specked trout, Black Drum, Flounder, Sheephead, and Skip Jack, found in the shallow waters of the Matagorda Bays. The sheer excitement of spotting, stalking, and casting to tailing or cruising fish is an experience that will etch itself onto your memory, forever reminding you of the thrilling pursuit that fly fishing truly is. Each journey we embark on is custom-designed to match your unique desires and skill level. Whether you're a novice yearning to dip your toes into the exhilarating world of fly fishing, or a seasoned angler seeking to hone your casting precision or discover new, untapped fishing locales, We've got you covered. Every twist and turn of your adventure will be thoughtfully curated, providing a bespoke fishing experience that will not only meet your expectations but exceed them. Our time together will be more than just a fishing trip - it will be an opportunity for growth, learning, and an unforgettable adventure in the enchanting Matagorda Bays. From high-quality fly fishing gear to a premium ride on the water, we've got everything taken care of. We supply all the necessary equipment for our journey, ensuring you won't have to worry about a thing, except for immersing yourself in the excitement of the chase. Our adventure vessel, the Beavertail Vengeance Skiff, is specifically designed for shallow-water navigation - the ideal craft for exploring the waters of the Matagorda Bays. This top-tier skiff promises a smooth, comfortable ride and is equipped with all the features needed for a successful day of fly fishing. With me at the helm, you can relax and focus on the exhilarating experience of casting, reeling, and, hopefully, catching some impressive fish. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Matagorda

Your Fly Fishing Guide & Instructor

18 ft 1 - 2 People From $300 / person


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout


Fly Fishing

Types of Fishing

Flats, Inshore

Start Location

Matagorda Harbor, County Road 213, Matagorda, TX, USA | Bodies of water fished: Matagorda Bay

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