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25 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
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 $
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
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 $$
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
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 $$
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
Fishing in Aransas Pass
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
Fishing in Aransas Pass
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

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

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

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

Tejas Fishing Adventure

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

Everything to Know About Booking a Corpus Christi tilefish fishing charter

What are the best tilefish fishing charters in Corpus Christi?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 tilefish trip in Corpus Christi: Extended Offshore Trips guided by Andres.

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for tilefish in Corpus Christi.

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

How much do Corpus Christi tilefish fishing charters cost?

for tilefish in Corpus Christi prices can range anywhere from about $2,150 to $2,650, but the average price for a full day trip for tilefish in Corpus Christi is $2,400.

What month is best for tilefish fishing in Corpus Christi?

The most popular season for tilefish fishing in Corpus Christi is summer, and most anglers book their trips 30 days in advance.

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

Tilefish, known for their delicious flesh and deep-sea habitat, are a prized species among anglers in Corpus Christi. These fish are typically found in deep offshore waters, often inhabiting rocky or muddy bottoms at depths ranging from several hundred to over a thousand feet. Tilefish are highly valued for their firm texture and sweet flavor, making them a sought-after target for both recreational and commercial fishing in Corpus Christi. Anglers who venture offshore in search of tilefish can expect challenging battles and rewarding fishing experiences.

In Corpus Christi, anglers often target tilefish using specialized deep-drop fishing techniques. Deep-drop fishing involves deploying weighted rigs with bait to depths where tilefish are known to inhabit. Anglers typically use electric reels or manual reels with high line capacity to handle the depths and the strong currents often encountered when targeting tilefish offshore. Patience and persistence are essential when deep-drop fishing for tilefish, as anglers may need to wait for extended periods for bites, but the rewards can be well worth the effort.

Furthermore, tilefish fishing in Corpus Christi can be highly productive, with opportunities to target these prized fish year-round. While tilefish can be encountered at various depths throughout the year, anglers often find them more abundant during certain seasons or weather patterns. By paying attention to factors such as water temperature, currents, and baitfish activity, anglers can increase their chances of success when targeting tilefish in Corpus Christi's offshore waters. Overall, tilefish provide anglers with a challenging and rewarding fishing experience and are a prized addition to any offshore fishing excursion in Corpus Christi.

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

In Corpus Christi, the tilefish season is influenced by various factors such as water temperature, currents, and offshore conditions. While tilefish can be encountered in the waters off Corpus Christi throughout the year, their abundance and activity levels may vary depending on the season. Generally, the peak season for targeting tilefish in Corpus Christi occurs during the warmer months of late spring, summer, and early fall. During these times, the water temperatures rise, prompting increased activity among tilefish as they forage for prey in offshore waters.

The warmer months coincide with the migration of baitfish and other prey species, which attracts tilefish to the offshore waters near Corpus Christi. Additionally, favorable offshore conditions such as calmer seas and stable weather patterns may also contribute to increased tilefish activity during the peak season. Anglers targeting tilefish during this time often focus their efforts on deep offshore waters, where tilefish are known to inhabit rocky or muddy bottoms at depths ranging from several hundred to over a thousand feet.

While the peak season for tilefish fishing in Corpus Christi occurs during the warmer months, anglers may still encounter tilefish throughout the year, particularly during periods of mild weather and stable offshore conditions. However, anglers should be mindful of factors such as water temperature, currents, and baitfish activity, which can impact the likelihood of encountering tilefish. By paying attention to seasonal trends and offshore conditions, anglers in Corpus Christi can maximize their chances of success when targeting these prized deep-sea dwellers.

What techniques are popular for catching tilefish in Corpus Christi?

When it comes to targeting tilefish in Corpus Christi, anglers typically rely on specialized deep-drop fishing techniques due to the deep-sea habitat of these prized fish. Deep-drop fishing involves deploying weighted rigs with bait to depths where tilefish are known to inhabit, which can range from several hundred to over a thousand feet. Anglers often use electric reels or manual reels with high line capacity to handle the depths and the strong currents encountered when targeting tilefish offshore. Patience and persistence are essential when deep-drop fishing for tilefish, as anglers may need to wait for extended periods for bites, but the rewards can be well worth the effort.

Another effective technique for tilefish fishing in Corpus Christi is using baited hooks or rigs with natural bait such as squid, cut fish, or octopus. Tilefish are opportunistic feeders and are attracted to the scent and movement of fresh bait presented near the bottom. Anglers typically rig their baits on multi-hook rigs or specialized deep-drop rigs designed to withstand the pressures and depths encountered when fishing for tilefish offshore. By strategically positioning their baits at various depths and locations, anglers can increase their chances of enticing strikes from these deep-sea dwellers.

Furthermore, anglers targeting tilefish in Corpus Christi may also employ drift fishing or anchoring techniques to cover a larger area and locate productive fishing grounds. Drift fishing involves drifting with the current while presenting baits at various depths to cover different parts of the water column where tilefish may be feeding. Anchoring allows anglers to hold position over specific spots such as rocky outcroppings or ledges where tilefish are known to congregate. By experimenting with different depths, baits, and fishing techniques, anglers in Corpus Christi can increase their chances of success when targeting these prized deep-sea dwellers.

What other species are popular in Corpus Christi?

Aside from targeting tilefish, anglers in Corpus Christi have a diverse range of other species to pursue, offering a variety of exciting fishing experiences. One popular catch in the area is the red snapper, prized for its firm white flesh and sweet flavor. Red snapper are commonly found in offshore waters, particularly around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Anglers often use live bait or cut bait presented on the bottom to entice strikes from these prized gamefish, with fishing techniques varying based on the season and location.

Another sought-after species in Corpus Christi is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish, valued for its fast-paced runs and powerful fighting ability. King mackerel are typically found in nearshore and offshore waters, often congregating around bait-rich areas such as reefs, oil rigs, and channels. Anglers commonly employ trolling techniques with live bait or artificial lures to target kingfish, with fishing success often dependent on factors such as water temperature, current, and baitfish availability.

Furthermore, Corpus Christi offers opportunities to target species such as grouper, mahi-mahi, and amberjack. Grouper are commonly found around offshore reefs and wrecks, where they can be targeted using live bait or artificial lures bounced along the bottom. Mahi-mahi, prized for their vibrant colors and delicious flesh, are commonly found in offshore waters, particularly around weed lines, debris, and floating objects where they feed on small fish and crustaceans. Amberjack, known for their brute strength and powerful runs, are often found near offshore structure such as oil rigs and wrecks, where they feed on baitfish and squid. 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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