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Cut Bait Fishing Charters Near Laguna Madre
Get ready for an action-packed with Captain David and witness the productivity that the waters of Corpus Christi, Texas have to offer! With Captain David can will explore the productive waters anywhere from the Baffin Bay down to Laguna Madre. No matter your skill level, Captain David will give you plenty of expert tips to help you land the fish you want to catch! On these 4, 6, and 8-hour adventures, Captain David likes to chase Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. For these trips, Captain David uses a 24’ Mamba bay boat equipped with a trolling motor, which is perfect for sneaking up on fish that get frightened easily. This vessel can accommodate 4 anglers, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain David likes to fish a myriad of ways - throwing live bait and artificials, drifting shell bottoms, and fishing backwaters. It all depends on what the fish are into that day. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, a pair of sunglasses, food, drinks, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain David will take care of the rest! 10% discount for combat veterans only Read More
Inshore Redfish And Trout
Head out to explore the Lower Laguna Madre aboard Captain J's 22' center console Lake and Bay with a Mercury 300 outboard motor. It fishes 2-3 people very comfortably. I supply all of the fishing equipment and bait, all the customer needs is a valid Texas saltwater fishing license and their choice of food and drinks. We fish for Redfish, Speckled Sea Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Flounder in the Laguna Madre Bay and troll for King Mackerel near the jetties and near shore. Read More
Laguna Madre Magic
Embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Doug in the pristine waters of Corpus Christi, TX! Your journey begins on board a Shoalwater Cat 23 bay boat, a vessel that's perfect for navigating the shallow waters of the Laguna Madre and the surrounding bays. This area is famous for amazing fishing, and it's a unique shallow-water environment that should be every saltwater angler's bucket list! When you're fishing with Captain Doug, you'll be aiming for the "Texas Triple" or the "Texas Slam"—both names for when you catch a Flounder, a Redfish, and a Speckled Trout in one day! You can also expect to hook Black Drum and Sheepshead, both of which share habitat with Redfish. Generally, you'll be fishing shrimp on popping corks, which really attract big surface bites. Be ready, because you never know which bite is going to be your personal record! Captain Doug is an experienced and knowledgeable guide who will take you to the best fishing spots in the area. He knows the local waters like the back of his hand and will make sure that you have the best possible chance of catching a variety of fish species. After a successful day of fishing, Captain Doug will clean and fillet your catch, ready for you to take home and cook up a delicious meal. You'll return to shore with a sense of accomplishment and a newfound appreciation for the beauty of the Texas coast! Read More
Laguna Madre Inshore Fishing -Full Day
Half day private bay fishing charter (5hrs) at South Padre Island, Texas. Targeting primarily redfish and speckled trout with various fishing techniques from artificial baits, fresh cut ,and/or live baits. Sometimes target snook, black drum, sheep’s head, and triple tail if conditions and seasonality are present. Currently running a 24 ft Shallow Stalker boat equipped with a Suzuki 175 and a Minn Kota trolling motor. Over 20 years local fishing experience here a South Padre. Family friendly and kid tested. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. So let’s go fishing! Read More
Half Day Private Bay Fishing Trip
If you've ever wanted to chase big Reds and Trout in one of America's most idyllic vacation destinations, this trip is for you! Join Captain Jorge for a half-day of great fishing off South Padre Island. On this trip, you'll be targeting the Texas classics: Redfish and Speckled Trout. These fish are great fighters, and provide a fun challenge for every level of angler. You'll employ a couple of different techniques, including drift fishing, sightcasting on the flats, and jigging the bottom. Whether you're throwing live bait or lures, when these fish hit your line, you'll know it! Bring your A-game and get ready to bring 'em over the rail. Captain Jorge is an expert and is happy to provide all the tips and tricks you need to hook some champions. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 20' Dargel center console. She sports an Evinrude 150 HP engine, so you'll be on the fish in a hurry. This boat is perfect for the inshore waters off of SPI, where it's typically quite shallow. The vessel also sports top-of-the-line electronics, including GPS and fishfinder, plus a poling platform to give your captain a great vantage point for spotting tailing Reds. Captain Jorge will provide everything you need for phenomenal trip, including all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler with snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license with a saltwater endorsement. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Read More
SPI "All About Fishing" Trip
Captain Jonathan is an excellent guide to the calm waters off South padre Island. He's been fishing here for decades, and knows how to get you on great fish, whether you're going for a trophy Red or just looking to have some fun with your family and friends. The Laguna Madre is a unique environment that is ideal for Redfish, Spotted Trout, Flounder, and Drum. On this trip, you're free to keep your keepers or return them to the water. You'll get out there aboard Captain Jonathan's fast, sleek 25' torrent cat 5 bay boat, which can comfortable seat up to 6 guests. She's driven by a 200-HP Suzuki engine, I put so you'll be out on the prime fishing spots quickly. The boat also sports a live well for bait, and standard electronics to help you hook 'em! Captain Jonathan will supply all the rods, reels, bait and tackle. Just bring your Texas fishing licenses, sunscreen, and proper clothing and you'll be all set! Read More
South Padre Bay Fishing
Captain Mick offers an exciting fishing experience in Corpus Christi, focusing on catching large Texas Redfish. His 21' Majak bay boat, equipped with a 150HP Yamaha engine and GPS, is capable of holding up to 4 anglers, making it perfect for chasing Reds along the Texas Coast in shallow waters. Captain Mick provides rods, reels, tackle, and live bait, ensuring you're well-equipped for your fishing adventure. He even takes care of cleaning your catch, so you can take home those delicious fillets. Remember to bring a cooler, food, beverages, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, rain gear if needed and a valid Texas fishing license. If you're planning to keep an oversized Redfish, consider getting the oversized redfish tag. You are all set for an enjoyable day of fishing with Captain Mick! 🎣 Read More
Big Reds, Trout, Flounder, Drum
Head out with Captain Seth to explore the Laguna Madre and its surrounding waters. His trips are designed for you to have a good time and beat the heat! No matter your skill level, Captain Seth will lead the way as he specializes in catering his trips to both beginner and expert fishermen alike. This time of year you and Captain Seth will focus on Redfish, Black Drum, and Trout. On these 7-hour adventures, you will be fishing aboard Captain Seth's 25' Majek. Equipped with a trolling motor, which is perfect for sneaking up on fish that get frightened easily. His vessel can accommodate 4 anglers, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain Seth likes to fish using several techniques: throwing live bait and artificials, drifting shell bottoms, and fishing backwaters. It all depends on what the fish are into that day. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, a pair of sunglasses, food, drinks, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain Seth will take care of the rest! Read More
Fowlmouth Outdoors Fishing
This is a half day private bay fishing trip for the family at South Padre Island. Target species are primarily speckled trout and redfish, but other species are caught when conditions permit. Other species could be flounder, black drum, sheepshead, snook or even a triple tail. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. This is a kid tested and family approved private bay fishing charter. Most family trips decide to fish with live baits (a small additional cost) or fresh cut bait. Once trip is over a fish cleaner will fillet and package fish. You and your family can then go to one of a number of local restaurants and enjoy your “ Cook Your Catch”. Please be sure to ask your fishing guide for restaurant recommendations. Let’s go fishing! Read More
Fun Family Fishing At SPI
The Laguna Madre in Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the best fishing destinations in the country, and should be on every angler's radar! The Laguna Madre is a shallow, brackish lagoon that is home to an abundance of fish, including Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. On this trip, you'll be fishing with your guide, Doug, an expert angler and captain. He'll take you to the perfect spot, where you'll be able to cast your line for a variety of fish species. As you fish through the water of the lagoon, you'll have the chance to catch Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and Flounder, all of which are abundant in the Laguna Madre. Doug's knowledge of the local fishing hotspots and techniques will give you the best chance of landing a big one! Throughout the trip, Captain Doug will provide helpful tips and tricks to ensure that you make the most of your fishing experience. By the end of your fishing charter in the Laguna Madre, you'll have had an incredible experience on the water, caught some impressive fish, and gained valuable knowledge and skills that you can use on future fishing adventures. You'll leave with memories to last a lifetime, and the satisfaction of having landed some of the most sought-after fish species in Texas! Get out there and have a blast! Read More
Laguna Madre Half Day
Captain Arnold is an excellent guide to the calm waters off South padre Island. He's been fishing here for decades, and knows how to get you on great fish, whether you're going for a trophy Red or just looking to have some fun with your family and friends. The Laguna Madre is a unique environment that is ideal for Redfish, Spotted Trout, Flounder, and Drum. On this trip, you're free to keep your keepers or return them to the water. You'll get out there aboard Captain Arnold's fast, sleek 25' torrent cat 5 bay boat, which can comfortable seat up to 6 guests. She's driven by a 200-HP Suzuki engine, I put so you'll be out on the prime fishing spots quickly. The boat also sports a live well for bait, and standard electronics to help you hook 'em! Captain Arnold will supply all the rods, reels, bait and tackle. Just bring your Texas fishing licenses, sunscreen, and proper clothing and you'll be all set! Read More
South Padre Island Bay Fishing
If you're all about having a blast and making the most of every moment, our 3/4 day fishing trip is tailored just for you. We believe in seizing the day, and that's exactly what we'll do on this adventure! Step aboard our spacious 33ft Sportfisher, and let Captain Jerrid be your guide to non-stop fun. You'll have ample time to reel in some incredible catches and enjoy every second of it. Our fishing options are as diverse as your appetite for adventure. From bottom fishing to cut bait fishing, heavy tackle battles to the thrill of jigging, and everything in between, we've got the techniques covered. Whether you're an angling pro or just starting out, you'll find the perfect way to test your skills. And the stars of the show? Get ready to hook into Barracuda, Blacktip Shark, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, and the scrumptious Mangrove Snapper. These formidable species promise an exciting challenge and a tasty reward. Don't wait for a long time; make it a good time with us. Book your 3/4 day fishing trip with Captain Jerrid and get ready for a day of thrilling catches, laughs, and unforgettable memories. Read More
3/4 Day Fun Trip
Captain Augustin "Cappy" has over 35 years of experience fishing the Lower Laguna Madre. Trips may be taken from South Padre Island, Arroyo City or Port Mansfield. The boat is a 25-foot Dargel Kat (catamaran hull) which allows fishing from shallow waters to deep offshore trips. The Kat hull provides stability on the water plus a smooth ride through the chop. Fish targeted on the bay are redfish, trout, flounder, black drum and sheepshead. The fishing methods vary depending on each customer's request or ability. Baits used vary based on the method of fishing. Read More
Laguna Madre Magic
We will target red fish, Speckled Trout, black drum, Mangrove Snappers, flounder, sand trout sheephead and whiting. Not all at once but when the possible. Leave the dock at 7:15am and fish till 12:15pm 5 hour trip. Fish on my Shallow Sport 21' bay boat with a 200hp Yamaha. Fish different spots along the bay either anchored or drift fishing. Using fresh dead bait, live bait and live shrimp. While traveling to different fishing spots you will see beautiful scenery and occasionally dolphins 🐬 Read More
Primetime Fishing Family-friendly
Clear Water Adventures and Captain Shayne Moore welcome you to Texas. Captain Shayne is a licensed guide ready to take you and your friends on a great day of fishing. He’ll meet you in Corpus Christi and take you to the area’s bountiful inshore waters, backcountry, as well as flats. The captain will know exactly where to look for fish and will make sure you have a great experience on the water! Read More
Evening Fishing!! 4 Hour
Captain Omar is an excellent guide to the calm waters off South padre Island. He's been fishing here for decades, and knows how to get you on great fish, whether you're going for a trophy Red or just looking to have some fun with your family and friends. The Laguna Madre is a unique environment that is ideal for Redfish, Spotted Trout, Flounder, and Drum. On this trip, you're free to keep your keepers or return them to the water. You'll get out there aboard Captain Omar's fast, sleek 25' torrent cat 5 bay boat, which can comfortable seat up to 6 guests. She's driven by a 200-HP Suzuki engine, I put so you'll be out on the prime fishing spots quickly. The boat also sports a live well for bait, and standard electronics to help you hook 'em! Captain Omar will supply all the rods, reels, bait and tackle. Just bring your Texas fishing licenses, sunscreen, and proper clothing and you'll be all set! Read More
Priceless Mems & Fish In The Boat
Clear Water Adventures and Captain Shayne Moore welcome you to Texas. Captain Shayne is a licensed guide ready to take you and your friends on a great day of fishing. He’ll meet you in Corpus Christi and take you to the area’s bountiful inshore waters, backcountry, as well as flats. The captain will know exactly where to look for fish and will make sure you have a great experience on the water! With great experience and a laid-back attitude, he’ll put you on the fish you are looking for – Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Flounder. You will be fishing by bottom fishing, spinning, popping, drift fishing, artificial lures as well as Flounder gigging, all on light tackle. The captain’s Majek flats boat is 25’ long, meaning you and your companions will not be cramped. Even better, he runs this boat skinny, in places most won't want to go. It runs on a 250 HP Yamaha engine, uses modern navigation electronics, and has got a livewell. Up to 4 anglers can join a trip. The boat is family-friendly so you can have a wonderful day of fishing with your whole family. You decide if you’ll keep or release the fish you catch. If you have questions, feel free to call the captain, he's happy to chat! He’ll provide all the fishing tackle, live bait, lures, and water, so make sure to bring your licenses, some snacks, and any drinks you like before starting the trip. Kids 12 and under fish for free! Pay a visit to Clear Water Adventures and have a lovely time on gorgeous Texan waters! Read More
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Everything to Know About Booking a Laguna Madre cut bait fishing charter
What are the best cut bait fishing charters in Laguna Madre?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 23 cut bait fishing trips in Laguna Madre, and the most popular trips in the area are Full Day or Half Day Fishing Trip guided by Jaime, North Padre Sunset Special guided by Kevin, and Rod-bending Action in SPI guided by Michael.
Our guides in Laguna Madre are rated a 4.93 out of 5 based on 9581 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.
All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.
The most popular city to book a Cut Bait Fishing charter in is Port Mansfield.
Looking for kid friendly cut bait fishing guides in Laguna Madre? Check out our beginner and family friendly cut bait fishing guides in Laguna Madre.
What types of cut bait fishing charters are common in Laguna Madre?
Inshore fishing is the most popular for cut bait fishing in Laguna Madre as well as flats fishing, jetty fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for cut bait fishing in Laguna Madre are: 1. black drum, 2. flounder, 3. redfish, and 4. speckled trout.
How much do Laguna Madre cut bait fishing charters cost?
for cut bait fishing in Laguna Madre prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $1,500, but the average price for a half day trip for cut bait fishing in Laguna Madre is $636. The average price for a full day trip for cut bait fishing in Laguna Madre is $846.
What month is best for on a cut bait fishing charter in Laguna Madre?
The most popular season to go on a cut bait fishing charter in Laguna Madre is summer, and most anglers book their trips 17 days in advance.
Do I need a Laguna Madre fishing license and what are the bag limits in Laguna Madre?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Laguna Madre, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Laguna Madre. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Laguna Madre.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
Captain Alana was awesome! Very professional, had the boat clean and gear ready to go as soon as we got to the dock we were off. Boat was good size had plenty of room for everyone to walk around. Even took us close to the launch site to see the Space X Starship. She was constantly on the phone with other guides trying to find the best bite possible. We caught Speckled Trout, large Catfish and saw a bunch of large red drums but even hitting them in the head with the bait they wouldn't bite... Had a weather change and rockets going off in the area so may have had something to do with it. But we were the only boat that day really catching anything. I would highly recommend Captain Alana. Will decently book her for future visits to go Tarpon Fishing!!!
Bret S. with Alana S. of Port Isabel, Texas
Amazing Captain! Work to get us on the fish fish. Great equipment and attitude, lots of fun. Best captain I have booked in south padre.
Wesley W. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas
Really fun...j put us on some fish. Trout and a great snook
Scott V. with J D. of South Padre Island, Texas
We had a great time with Kevin. Caught our limit and super nice.
Roland H. with Kevin G. of Corpus Christi, Texas
Josh was very polite professional. We had a blast caught tons of fish . Josh made sure we moved around to keep on top of them and all we had to do was cast and catch it was great
David D. with Josh W. of Corpus Christi, Texas
So enjoyed our trip with Ron ! Excellent guide ! Had us on fish immediately ! Great personality as well enjoyed visiting with him ! Will definitely use him again and highly recommend him.
Clay B. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Captain Ron was amazing. He knowledge of the SPI waters is second to none. Had a great time and will definitely be back!
ERIC P. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Captain J was exceptional! He was on time, he knew the best fishing spots and he cast out for my wife the entire time. He took us on a tour of places to visit on the water. We appreciated every thing about this charter thanks to Captain J. Good Job!
Ken B. with J D. of South Padre Island, Texas
Jonathan sold his boat and cancelled our trip the afternoon before we were supposed to go, but he found a replacement, Capt. AJ, who did a great job. I would fish with Capt. AJ again.
Russell N. with Jonathan G. of South Padre Island, Texas
Jennifer M. with Michael B. of South Padre Island, Texas
Captain Jaime was an off the chart tour guide...highly recommended. He was determined to find fish and we did! He was patient with my 10 year old daughter and used teachable moments with my 13 year old son. He was knowledge about the area and very kind. Easy conversation and engaged us all on the trip. Clean boat, plenty of bait and water.
Amanda G. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas
Awesome experience with Captain Jaime never a dull moment! He let us to some great fish and we will be back again!
Miguel S. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas
I loved the trip. Fish did not cooperate. Thank you
Allan J. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
We had a great time with Captain Russell. We caught our limit of Redfish and several other species. My wife caught a “quadruple crown” with a Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Drum. We were even treated to a private bar after our trip where we learned a lot of local history. Captain Russell knows where the fish are. Proven not only by us catching them but every time we’d leave a spot other Captains would move from where they were to Captain Russell’s spot.
Mathew W. with Russell R. of Port Isabel, Texas
We had a great day time. Captain Ron was very patient with my boys, who were not very experienced. He works extremely hard to put you on fish, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
Beau R. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Ron was great. He took us to trout and we limited. Then we caught flounder and reds. We will book him again.
David L. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Very good guide/person. Would recommend to anyone who’s wanting to have a good time. Will be back again for sure.
Tyler L. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Captain Ron He was great gu
mitchel T. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
Capt. Ron put us on the fish right away and we kept catching them the entire trip. We will definitely be calling on him on our next trip.
Michael H. with Ron M. of South Padre Island, Texas
3 of us joined Kevin on an 8 hour bay fishing trip and had a fantastic time, Kevin was knowledgeable, helpful and able to get us on some great fish. Will definitely be using him in the future and would recommend him as well!
Dalton F. with Kevin G. of Corpus Christi, Texas
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