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What are the best fishing charters in Texas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 528 trips in Texas, and the most popular trips in the area are Half Day Jetty Trip - 21' Mako guided by Meghan, Flats and Backwaters - Artificial Lures guided by Larry, and Ropin' Reds Inshore Trip guided by Jim.

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Another popular fishing spot nearby for booking a charter is Saint Barthélemy.

What types of fishing charters are common in Texas?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Texas as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and offshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Texas are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, 3. flounder, 4. black drum, and 5. sheepshead.

The most common fishing techniques in Texas are light tackle fishing, bottom fishing, and artificial lure fishing but heavy tackle fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Texas fishing charters cost?

in Texas prices can range anywhere from $125 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day in Texas is $632. The average price for a full day in Texas is $1,159.

When is the best time to go fishing in Texas?

The most popular season for fishing in Texas is summer, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

Where can I get a Texas fishing license and what are the bag limits in Texas?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Texas, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Texas. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Texas.



How are fishing conditions in Texas?

Texas Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more reports for Texas.

    If you haven’t given fall bay fishing a try, you are missing out on a fun and fruitful time! Fishing around the oyster beds, breaks, and drop-offs for trout, redfish, or flounder, using MirrOlures, Gulp, or shrimp. For black drum and redfish, fish by the birds. Look for seagulls working and fish will follow. Lots of undersized trout and plenty of slot reds.
    If you haven’t given fall bay fishing a try, you are missing out on a fun and fruitful time! Fishing around the oyster beds, breaks, and drop-offs for trout, redfish, or flounder, using MirrOlures, Gulp, or shrimp. For black drum and redfish, fish by the birds. Look for seagulls working and fish will follow. Lots of undersized trout and plenty of slot reds.
    If you haven’t given fall bay fishing a try, you are missing out on a fun and fruitful time! Fishing around the oyster beds, breaks, and drop-offs for trout, redfish, or flounder, using MirrOlures, Gulp, or shrimp. For black drum and redfish, fish by the birds. Look for seagulls working and fish will follow. Lots of undersized trout and plenty of slot reds.

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