Top fishing trips in Matagorda Bay
Everything to Know About Booking a fishing charter in Matagorda Bay
What are the best fishing charters in Matagorda Bay?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 28 trips in Matagorda Bay, and the most popular trips in the area are Half-Day, Full-Day Inshore - Matagorda TX guided by Jordan, Captain Scott Null Inshore guided by Scott, and Full Day, 3/4 Day or Half Day Bay Trip guided by Ernest.
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What types of fishing charters are common in Matagorda Bay?
Inshore fishing is the most popular in Matagorda Bay as well as flats fishing, jetty fishing, and river fishing.
The most commonly sought after species in Matagorda Bay are: 1. redfish, 2. flounder, 3. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, 4. black drum, and 5. sheepshead.
The most common fishing techniques in Matagorda Bay are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and wading but drift fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.
How much do Matagorda Bay fishing charters cost?
in Matagorda Bay prices can range anywhere from $200 to $2,200, but the average price for a half day in Matagorda Bay is $583. The average price for a full day in Matagorda Bay is $796.
When is the best time to go fishing in Matagorda Bay?
The most popular season for fishing in Matagorda Bay is summer, and most anglers book their trips 26 days in advance.
Where can I get a Matagorda Bay fishing license and what are the bag limits in Matagorda Bay?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Matagorda Bay, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Matagorda Bay. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Matagorda Bay.
Techniques in Matagorda Bay
Species in Matagorda Bay
- Black Drum
- Blacktip Shark
- Blue-Winged Teal
- Bonnethead Shark
- Bull Shark
- Cinnamon Teal
- Greater Scaup / Bluebill
- Green-Winged Teal
- Jack Crevalle
- King Mackerel / Kingfish
- Mangrove Snapper
- Mottled Duck
- Northern Pintail
- Northern Shoveler
- Red Snapper
- Spanish Mackerel
- Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout