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Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Texas Gulf Coast Fishing

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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5hr Rig Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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5hr Oil Rig Offshore

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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25 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Port Aransas

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras

50% (2)
55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Port Aransas
Fishing in Port Aransas
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trip description for Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras in Port Aransas

Get out on the open sea and enjoy the fishing trip of a lifetime on this charter with Captain Danny! You'll be fully taken care of on board his luxury 55' Hatteras sportfisher. The adventure will start as you board the boat at the harbor and get a warm welcome from the captain and crew, and wont end till you're back on the dock that night. The boat is well-equipped with the latest fishing technology, including fish finders, GPS navigation systems, and top-of-the-line fishing gear. The experienced crew will guide you through the trip, offering tips on how to catch Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, Marlin and a plethora of other species. These fish are a thrill to catch, and offer a serious challenge for anglers at every experience level! Plus, these pelagic species are delicious eating as well, whether you prepare them on the grill or in the oven. During the trip, the crew will keep you comfortable so you can enjoy the blue sky and open sea. This vessel is spacious, with air conditioning and plenty of seating, so you can relax and enjoy the view. As the day draws to a close, you'll return to the harbor with your catch, feeling proud of your fishing skills and grateful for the amazing experience. The crew will clean and prepare your fish for you to take home, and you can head to a local restaurant to have it cooked for you, or even try your hand at preparing it yourself. Overall, a deep sea fishing trip in Port Aransas, Texas aboard this luxury 55' Hatteras sportfishing vessel promises an unforgettable adventure that combines excitement, skill, and comfort, and will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras

50% (2)
55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
trip description for Extended Offshore Trips in Corpus Christi

Embark on an unforgettable 10 - 12 hour deep-sea fishing expedition led by the seasoned expertise of Captain Andre aboard his 25ft Robalo Center Console in Corpus Christi, Texas. With a passion for angling and extensive experience, Captain Andre invites you to join him for an exceptional fishing adventure, targeting a variety of prized species including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Bull Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, and Tilefish. Set against the stunning backdrop of Corpus Christi's coastal beauty, this deep-sea fishing trip promises an exhilarating blend of skill and excitement. Captain Andre's vast knowledge ensures that every angler, regardless of experience level, can refine their techniques and engage in a thrilling pursuit of diverse and sought-after species. Navigating the deep waters of Corpus Christi alongside Captain Andre unveils a world of angling possibilities. From the strength of Amberjack and the exhilaration of Blackfin Tuna to the challenge of Bull Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, and Tilefish, each catch promises an exceptional and memorable experience. Immerse yourself in an adventure marked by professionalism, angling prowess, and a deep respect for the marine ecosystem. Captain Andre's commitment to responsible fishing practices guarantees an experience that is both gratifying and environmentally conscious. Dive into the world of deep-sea fishing in Corpus Christi, Texas, casting your line under the guidance of Captain Andre on his 25ft Robalo Center Console, and create cherished memories amidst the captivating beauty of the Gulf's waters. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

Extended Offshore Trips

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25 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
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trip description for 5hr Oil Rig Offshore in Corpus Christi

Excited to catch some fish in Corpus Christi? Captain Andrew is here to make it happen! Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Andrew knows them forwards and back. Families making a day of it will be glad to know that kids are welcome aboard! Be sure to ask if child-sized life vests are available, otherwise, you should bring your own. And, you can’t go wrong with snacks so that nobody gets grumpy on an empty belly! Your excursion begins aboard a 25’ Sea Hunt center console with space for 6 passengers. It has all the essentials. Your captain will provide rods and reels, as well as lures. Live bait is available, but be sure to ask about it so you know if you’ll be catching it yourself. The oil rigs that you can see from the beach are structure sources for many different species of fish. The travel time is minimal and allows for much more fishing time! The rig trip is a great trip for a beginner who wants to fish on the ocean but, just isn't quite ready to fight waves and spend a bunch of time traveling. For some, it also provides a sense of relief being so close to the shore where you can clearly see land. It is also always fun to see some of the massive Loggerhead Turtles and Dolphins. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

5hr Oil Rig Offshore

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
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trip description for 5hr Rig Trip in Corpus Christi

Excited to catch some fish in Corpus Christi? Captain Andrew is here to make it happen! Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Andrew knows them forwards and back. These waters are known for Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Great Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, Scamp Grouper, Black Drum, Redfish, Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, and more – with any luck, you’ll hook into a few! You’ll target your catch by spinning, popping, trolling, drifting, jigging, bottom fishing, or maybe something more specialized in this area. Families making a day of it will be glad to know that kids are welcome aboard! Be sure to ask if child-sized life vests are available, otherwise, you should bring your own. And, you can’t go wrong with snacks so that nobody gets grumpy on an empty belly! Your excursion begins aboard a 25’ Sea Hunt center console with space for 6 passengers. It has all the essentials. Your captain will provide rods and reels, as well as lures. Live bait is available, but be sure to ask about it so you know if you’ll be catching it yourself. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

5hr Rig Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Texas Gulf Coast Fishing in Corpus Christi

Captain Mike goal is to provide the ultimate Gulf Coast experience from Corpus Christi, Texas. Captain Mike is a USCG-approved master mariner who’ll take you nearshore as well as offshore to help you land a big catch and have a great day on the water. Come aboard his powerful boat and have a comfortable and fun fishing trip in Texas! Your boat’s a 45’ Sea Ray motor yacht with all the necessities needed for those long stays on the water. It can sit up to 6 guests and runs on a twin 350 HP Caterpillar 3116 engine. For navigation, it uses Raymarine GPS, fishfinder, radio, as well as a high definition 50 nm radar. The boat is also air-conditioned and features a TV, Bluetooth system, refrigerator, and an ice-box. You’ll go after Blackfin Tuna, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Blacktip Shark, Red Snapper, and many more prized species. The techniques for catching them include bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, and trolling, all on heavy tackle. You’re welcome to bring kids on your trip and you can keep all the fish you catch if you want to. Captain Mike will meet you at the dock fully loaded with all the gear (rods, reels, tackle, bait, and comfortable seating) you will possibly need for a successful day out on the water. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and your Texas fishing license, Captain Mike will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

Texas Gulf Coast Fishing

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Corpus Christi
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trip description for Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip in Corpus Christi

Join Captain Kevin for a full-day (~8hr) excursion fishing around the Corpus Christi area! Whether you are a pro or just beginning your fishing career, Capt. Kevin will put his 30+ years of experience to work teaching you what you need to know or collaborating with you over the course of the day to find trophy fish. On your trip, you can expect to explore the South Texas coast anywhere from Copano Bay down to the Laguna Madre depending on fish trends, weather, and your personal preference. To Kevin, fishing isn't just his job, it's his passion and his lifestyle. He likes all kinds of fishing and is willing to cater your day around what you're looking for. You can chase big Trout, Redfish, and Flounder in the bay, or fish nearshore, when weather permits. Throw artificials, live bait, cut bait, or flyfish. You can even try out multiple different techniques and see which one works best for you. Captain Kevin will take care of all the gear as well, all you need to do is coordinate with him ahead of time so he brings the right gear for you. Otherwise, all you need to bring is your Texas fishing license and your beverages of choice, and let Captain Kevin take care of the rest for your full-day adventure! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Rockport

Captain Jeff offers fantastic half day, full day, and multi day trips fly fishing for redfish along the Texas Coastal Bend. All rods, reels, tackle, and flies are provided- all you need is a current Texas fishing license, snacks, and polarized sunglasses. These trips are great for 1-2 anglers of all skill levels. Nothing beats catching a Texas redfish on the fly! Note also, Captain Jeff doesn't pay too much attention to the time on his trips. He's out there to make sure you get your shots not stare at his watch! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Redfish On The Fly

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
trip description for Flats and Backwaters on Artificials in Aransas Pass

Captain Larry knows how to get you on the Trout and Redfish in Copano and Mesquite bay! He likes to fish the grassy flats and back lakes using topwater baits, wakebaits, and Downsouth lures to find fish. He's also experienced at wading and drifting these flats and backwater lakes, so whatever suits your fancy, Captain Larry can make it happen. Casting and retrieving these artificials is a lot of fun and makes each strike that much more exciting! This area holds trophy Trout in the 30-inch range and big-time Redfish, and these big fish can't resist the temptation to whack a shiny, twitchy artificial lure that enters their territory. Bring your waders if you're into stalking these fish on foot, your food and drinks of choice, and get ready for an awesome day of inshore sportfishing with Captain Larry! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Flats And Backwaters On Artificials

95% (22)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Aransas Pass
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trip description for Aransas Pass Wade or Drift in Aransas Pass

Captain Randy will take you boat or wade fishing on some of the most pristine bays in Texas. It doesn't matter if your preference is bait fishing or using artificial lures, Captain Randy is an expert at both. He can also teach you how to properly use your bait and improve your skills to catch bigger fish. Enjoy Texas Gulf Coast fishing in the saltwater bays and flats surrounding Rockport, Aransas Pass, Port Aransas and Ingleside, Texas with Captain Randy. Fish for Monster-sized redfish, trophy trout, and flounder in Copano, St. Charles, Redfish, Aransas, Mesquite, San Antonio, and South bays. While redfish and spotted seatrout are the main focus of Captain Randy, it is important to be prepared for anything. It is not uncommon to have opportunities at jack crevalle, black drum, sheepshead, flounder, triple tail, lady fish, spanish and king mackerel, false albacore, sharks, and even tarpon Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Aransas Pass Wade Or Drift

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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trip description for Aransas Pass Inshore Run in Aransas Pass

Head out before daylight for an awesome morning with Captain "Lil Joe." With over 10 years of experience guiding in the Aransas Pass/Port Aransas area Capt. Lil Joe knows where the fish will be and how to catch them. You will spend the day chasing redfish, speckled trout, and black drum on Capt Joe's 22' TranSport flats boat. Joe likes to use a myriad of methods to hook into fish from live bait to lures and is willing to cater to your preferences. Not to mention, lures, fishing equipment, live and dead bait will all be provided. This trip is great for the whole family and for anglers of all fishing levels. Captain Joe loves teaching people how to become better fishermen and will share his enormous birth of knowledge and experience with you all day long! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Aransas Pass Inshore Run

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Aransas Pass
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trip description for Flats & Inshore Slam in Aransas Pass

Ready for the trip of a lifetime? Let Captain Troy show you where the monsters lurk around Aransas Pass. As a 3rd generation Aransas fishing guide it's safe to say that Captain Troy knows how to get his clients on fish, and big fish at that! His passion is chasing tailing reds, and his 23' Majek was custom-built in 2017 to that effect. With an incredibly small draft of 6'' while still and 4'' while on the move, he can follow those tailing reds almost anywhere to get you on 'em. The vessel can handle some mild chop as well, and, with a Mercury 300hp Pro XS on the stern, can rip a clip of 50 knots to get you to the fish quick! Captain Troy will fish anyway that suits your fancy. He is a master with artificial lures and loves repping local brands like Nacho Daddy's Spoons and 3JD Soft Plastics, both of which are out of Aransas Pass. He'll throw live bait to attract those peskier fish, and he loves to see his clients hook into a big fish on the fly! Moreover, he provides all the equipment, lures, bait, and flies you need to guarantee your fishing success. Your day will start before the sun comes up and will be spent exploring the renowned flats and inshore bays around Aransas. So whatever flavor you choose, go out for a full day with Captain Troy to chase big reds, speckled trout, and if you're there August-October even the Silver King. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Flats & Inshore Slam

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
trip description for Port O'Connor Big 3 Slam in Rockport

Hit the water with Captain Jody and experience 8 hours of amazing inshore fishing! Captain Jody - with his 35+ years of experience - will take you where the fish are biting. He will help you reel in Trout, Redfish, and Flounder, as well as Black Drum. For these trips, Captain Jody uses his 25’ Haynie bay boat, which comes with the latest marine electronics and safety gear. The boat also has 2 onboard coolers – one for your refreshments and one for the catch. It can accommodate up to 4 anglers fishing in full comfort. Captain Jody provides all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License as well as any food and drinks of your choice. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out to a fishing adventure to remember with Captain Jody! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Port O'Connor Big 3 Slam

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
trip description for Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure in Rockport

Climb aboard with Captain Jim and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast! Captain Jim launches his trips from Seadrift down to Rockport, depending on the weather, the season, where the fish are biting hardest, and most importantly: where you're located. That's right, Captain Jim is willing to travel for you to ensure you have the best fishing experience. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour adventures, you’ll mainly be reelin’ in Redfish, but Captain Jim loves to target Trout as well. On a good day, you can hit a "Texas Grand Slam" and catch a Redfish, a Speckled Trout, and a Flounder in one trip! You’ll need to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as some food and drinks. Other than that, Captain Jim will take care of the rest. He’ll provide all rods, reels, tackle, and bait. He will also provide ice and an ice chest for your day’s catch. These trips can accommodate four people, so make sure you bring some good company! Come on down and make some memories with Captain Jim! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure

100% (21)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
trip description for Sight Casting Safari in Rockport

Climb aboard with Captain Travis and embark on a fishing adventure to remember in Rockport, Texas! On this 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) trip, you’ll be chasing Black Drum, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. Bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, and a hat. Test your skills and strength and fill the boat on what promises to be an exhilarating day with Captain Travis! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Sight Casting Safari

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
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Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
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trip description for Flounder Gigging Night Trip in Aransas Pass

Loosen up those shoulders and get ready for a night of flounder gigging with Captain James! If you’ve never been flounder gigging, don’t worry! Captain James loves teaching beginners the tips and tricks of flounder gigging. No matter if you are a beginner or expert gigger, you will be in great hands. Captain James’ custom-built 18’ boat is specially designed for flounder gigging. She is equipped with special underwater lights that illuminate the flounder that burrow themselves in the sand. These trips last 5-hours and take place in the cool of the night, usually between 1-2 feet of water. Capt. James will provide all the gigging equipment and will clean your catch at no additional cost. Prepare for an exciting night on the water with Captain James! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Flounder Gigging Night Trip

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18 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
trip description for Texas Gulf Coast Inshore Action in Rockport

Hit the water with Captain Jay and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing! Captain Jay will help you target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and many more species of fish on your 4-hour (half-day) or 7-hour (full day) adventure through Rockport’s various bays and flats. He encourages his anglers to use various fishing techniques to catch the attention of those big fish. These techniques include, but are not limited to, trolling, jigging, and even popping. Captain Jay will provide everything you need for a productive day on the water, except a fishing license, which you’ll need to bring with you. Bring snacks as well. Captain Jay is passionate about introducing young people to outdoor life at every opportunity. Bring your kids aboard and, who knows, maybe one day they’ll repay the favor and bring you back to Captain Jay! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Texas Gulf Coast Inshore Action

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
trip description for Navigation Trip on Your Boat in Aransas Pass

Like the old saying goes: "...teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime," Captain Larry wants to do just that! Unlike so many fishing guides who hoard their honey holes and despise releasing their secrets, Captain Larry is all about sharing his birth of local fishing knowledge with fellow fishing enthusiasts. Equipped with over 35 years of experience fishing the bays and flats around Aransas Pass, Captain Larry wants to go out on your boat to show you places you are unfamiliar with. For 2-3 hours he will help you make tracks on your GPS and help you identify hazard areas and areas to avoid so you can go back in by yourself and catch fish safely without a guide! Read More

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Navigation Trip On Your Boat

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
Fishing in Corpus Christi
trip description for Tejas Fishing Adventure in Corpus Christi

Get ready for an action-packed with Captain Nino and witness the productivity that the waters of Corpus Christi, Texas have to offer! Captain Nino will explore anywhere from the Baffin Bay down to Laguna Madre and no matter your skill level, Captain Nino will lead the way! On these 4, 6, and 8-hour adventures, Captain Nino likes to chase Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. For these trips, Capt. Nino uses a 23’ Shoalwater center console 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 Nino likes to fish using a myriad of tecnhniques—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 Nino will take care of the rest! Read More

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Tejas Fishing Adventure

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Corpus Christi barracuda fishing charter

What are the best barracuda fishing charters in Corpus Christi?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 6 barracuda trips in Corpus Christi, and the most popular trips in the area are Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip guided by Kevin, Texas Gulf Coast Fishing guided by Michael, and 5hr Rig Trip guided by Andrew.

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.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Barracuda charter is Port Aransas.

Looking for kid friendly barracuda guides / fishing lessons in Corpus Christi? Check out our beginner and family friendly barracuda guides in Corpus Christi.

What types of barracuda fishing charters are common in Corpus Christi?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for barracuda in Corpus Christi as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Corpus Christi are trolling, light tackle fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but bottom fishing and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Corpus Christi barracuda fishing charters cost?

for barracuda in Corpus Christi prices can range anywhere from about $1,130 to $4,100, but the average price for a half day trip for barracuda in Corpus Christi is $1,492. The average price for a full day trip for barracuda in Corpus Christi is $3,143.

What month is best for barracuda fishing in Corpus Christi?

The most popular season for barracuda fishing in Corpus Christi is summer, and most anglers book their trips 49 days in advance.

Do I need a Corpus Christi fishing license for barracuda and what are the bag limits for barracuda in Corpus Christi?

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

What is barracuda fishing in Corpus Christi all about?

Barracuda are a common sight in the waters of Corpus Christi, adding to the diverse marine ecosystem found along the Texas coast. These sleek and predatory fish are known for their long, slender bodies, sharp teeth, and swift swimming capabilities. While encounters with barracuda are frequent, particularly in nearshore and offshore waters, they are not typically targeted by anglers as a primary gamefish. However, they can provide an unexpected challenge when hooked accidentally while fishing for other species.

In Corpus Christi, barracuda are often encountered while trolling offshore waters or fishing near structure such as reefs, wrecks, and oil platforms. Anglers targeting offshore species like kingfish or mahi-mahi may occasionally encounter barracuda as bycatch. When hooked, barracuda put up a spirited fight, often displaying acrobatic leaps and powerful runs, making them a thrilling catch for anglers. However, anglers should handle barracuda with care, as they have sharp teeth and may attempt to bite when brought aboard the boat.

While barracuda are not typically targeted for sport in Corpus Christi, they play an important role in the marine ecosystem and are valued by anglers for their fighting ability and unique appearance. Barracuda feed on a variety of prey, including small fish and squid, and are themselves preyed upon by larger predators such as sharks and dolphins. By respecting regulations and guidelines for catch-and-release fishing, anglers can enjoy the excitement of encountering barracuda in Corpus Christi's waters while contributing to the conservation of these fascinating predators.

What are the most popular months to fish for barracuda fishing in Corpus Christi?

In Corpus Christi, barracuda can be found in the coastal waters throughout the year, making them a potential catch for anglers regardless of the season. However, their presence and activity levels may vary depending on environmental factors such as water temperature, prey availability, and migration patterns. Generally, barracuda are more prevalent in the warmer months of late spring, summer, and early fall, when water temperatures are higher and marine life is more active.

During the warmer months, barracuda are often encountered in nearshore and offshore waters, particularly around structure such as reefs, wrecks, and oil platforms. Anglers trolling offshore for species like kingfish or mahi-mahi may encounter barracuda as bycatch, while those fishing nearshore may actively target barracuda using live bait or artificial lures. Barracuda are known for their aggressive feeding behavior during these months, making them more likely to strike at bait or lures presented by anglers.

While barracuda may be more prevalent during the warmer months, they can still be found in Corpus Christi's waters during cooler seasons, albeit less frequently. In the cooler months of winter, barracuda may migrate to deeper offshore waters or southward in search of warmer temperatures, resulting in fewer encounters with anglers. However, dedicated anglers may still have opportunities to encounter barracuda in areas with suitable habitat and prey availability, particularly around offshore structure where they may seek refuge from colder temperatures. Overall, barracuda remain a potential catch for anglers in Corpus Christi year-round, with their presence influenced by seasonal changes and environmental conditions.

What techniques are popular for catching barracuda in Corpus Christi?

When targeting barracuda in Corpus Christi, anglers often employ a variety of techniques to entice these predatory fish. Trolling offshore waters is a popular method, with anglers deploying lures or rigged bait behind the boat while moving at a slow to moderate speed. Barracuda are attracted to fast-moving prey, so lures that mimic the appearance and action of small fish, such as spoons, plugs, or feathered jigs, can be effective in enticing strikes. Anglers may also use wire leaders to prevent barracuda's sharp teeth from cutting through the line during the fight.

Another productive technique for barracuda fishing in Corpus Christi is to target them around structure such as reefs, wrecks, or oil platforms. Barracuda often patrol these areas in search of prey, making them prime locations for anglers to encounter these predators. Anglers may anchor near the structure and deploy live baitfish or rigged bait, allowing them to drift naturally in the current or using a slow retrieve to mimic injured prey. Barracuda are known for their aggressive feeding behavior, so anglers should be prepared for fast and powerful strikes.

Additionally, anglers may encounter barracuda while fishing near baitfish schools or actively feeding birds, as these predators often hunt in association with other marine life. Casting lures into areas of surface activity can provoke strikes from barracuda, particularly when they are actively feeding on baitfish near the surface. Anglers should use caution when handling barracuda, as they have sharp teeth and may attempt to bite when brought aboard the boat. By using a combination of trolling, casting, and targeting structure, anglers in Corpus Christi can increase their chances of success when targeting barracuda for an exciting fishing experience.

What other species are popular in Corpus Christi?

Aside from targeting barracuda, anglers in Corpus Christi have a diverse range of other species to pursue for an exciting fishing experience. One popular catch in the area is the redfish, known for its strong fighting ability and delicious flesh. Redfish can be found in a variety of habitats, including shallow flats, marshes, and around structure like jetties and oyster reefs. Anglers often use live bait such as mullet or shrimp, as well as artificial lures like spoons or soft plastics, to entice these hard-fighting fish. Redfish provide anglers with thrilling battles and are highly prized for both their sport and culinary value.

Another prized species in Corpus Christi is the speckled trout, valued for its beautiful speckled appearance and delicate flavor. These predators are abundant in the bays and estuaries surrounding the city, making them a prime target for local anglers and visitors alike. Speckled trout can be found in a variety of habitats, including shallow grass flats, deeper channels, and around oyster reefs. Anglers often use a combination of live bait and artificial lures to entice these fish, with techniques varying based on the season and location.

Furthermore, Corpus Christi offers opportunities to target species such as flounder, sheepshead, and mangrove snapper. Flounder are commonly found in sandy bottoms, near structure, and in tidal creeks and estuaries, where they can be targeted using live bait or artificial lures bounced along the bottom. Sheepshead, with their distinctive black and silver stripes, are often found around pilings, docks, and other structure, where they feed on crustaceans like crabs and shrimp. Mangrove snapper, prized for their delicious flesh, can be found around reefs, wrecks, and other structure, where they can be targeted using live bait or small jigs. With such a diverse range of species to pursue, anglers exploring the waters of Corpus Christi are sure to find an exciting fishing adventure awaiting them.

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