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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

A Nearshore Party In Paradise

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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State Water Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Inshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Bay Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

State Waters Thrill 'n' Reel

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Full Day Deep Sea Trip

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Deep Into Bluewater

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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More Blacktip Shark Fishing Charters Near Freeport, Tx

Climb aboard with Captain Mike and experience an action-packed day of fishing the beach fronts of Surfside Beach! Captain Mike has over 35 years of experience fishing the Texas coast and is known for reelin’ in some trophy-sized fish! On these 6-hour (half-day) and 8-hour (full-day) adventures, you can expect to target Redfish, Drum, Spanish Mackerel, and more species of fish. For these trips, Captain Mike uses his 24’ Bay Boat which can accommodate 6 anglers and has enough space for you and your entire group to fish all at once. Captain Mike will provide tackle and artificial bait. You can purchase live bait for an extra fee. All you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), and some good company! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Nearshore Trips

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Climb aboard our 32' Twin Vee Catamaran and enjoy the amazing deep-sea experience. Known for its close proximity to deep water, Freeport Tx is the perfect place to start your trip. The 32' Twin Vee cuts through the surf making for a smoother and more comfortable ride out to the fishing spot. This trip targets Bull Red, Sharks, King fish, and Spanish Mackerel. Nov-April a typical trip runs a few miles offshore to get into the Big bull reds. Depending on conditions they can also be on the beach front and jetty areas too. This trip is perfect for just about everyone. Whether you’re male, female, young or old, doesn’t matter we will provide all the equipment, bait, ice for your catch and anything else within his power to make sure you have a fun, successful, and safe trip. So all you need to bring is your sunglasses, sunscreen, and Texas fishing license and we will take care of the rest! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Bull Reds Weekday Special

100% (1)
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$

If you want to experience real deal deep-sea fishing, Captain Steve is your guy! This trip is 30 hours out on the water with lines in the water the hole time! You will leave the dock at the Freeport Marina around 6am and book it out 100 miles offshore where the water is between 300-1000 feet deep. You can expect to encounter some crazy specimens at these depths. Thus you'll be using heavy tackle to bring in the large snapper, 50 lb Gag & Black Grouper, big tuna, blue marlin, sailfish, swordfish and wahoo to name a few. Just let Captain Steve know if there is a species you wish to target and he will put his 30 years of experience to work to make it happen. Though you can catch them while the sun is up, most of these monster specimens like to feed at night which is why it is advantageous to stay overnight! Equipped with a restroom, a cushioned lounging area, and plenty of shade, Captain Steve's 36' Cape Horn sportfisher is the perfect vessel to hangout on while you wait to reel in your next catch as well. After you've caught your fill, you will return back to the dock around 12pm following day. Captain Steve will fillet your catch and send you on your way with an experience you wont soon forget! Captain Steve will provide everything you need to get you started on the right foot. Steve and crew offer, rods, reels, bait, tackle, and water. Meals for your trip can be coordinated with Capt. Steve in the days leading up to your trip, so all you will need to bring is your sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and please do not forget a one day Texas fishing license. 10%-15% gratuity tips are not required but appreciated Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Overnight 30 Hr Trip

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Climb aboard the one-of-a-kind sport fisher for a luxury seafaring experience with Captain JT and Danny. At 38 feet long and almost 14 feet wide, the vessel offers lots of shaded space, two AC systems, satellite TV and music, and a legendary hull design. Needless to say, you will be much more comfortable than on most other boats. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, safety equipment including a satellite phone, epirb, and 8 man life raft. Two captains run trips often at the same time, Danny is the fishing expert, and JT is a diving expert. The boat is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained by the Captains. For fishing, the equipment includes premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels. The navigation system has more than 3000-way points saved over the years known to hold fish. The tackle on board will accommodate all types of possible offshore fishing. These Half-Day adventures will stay within the state water line (less the 10 miles from shore) hitting the jetties, ship channels, and nearshore waters where you can troll for Kingfish, Bonito, Sharks and occasionally Mahi and Ling (Cobia) when they sneak close enough inshore. Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport State Water Adventure

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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NO FUEL CHARGE and fish cleaning included. The halfday morning trip departs at 7 am and is your best bet for some big fish action on a limited budget and schedule. This trip covers 40 sq miles of nearshore waters & produces large Red Drum (Bull Red) (licenses should have a Red Drum tag), Sharks, Gaftop Catfish, Gulf Trout, & sometimes Red Snapper. NO SHARKS ALLOWED ON BOARD. Once the best fishing grounds are located, the captain will attract fish and begin a feeding frenzy with a chum line from an anchored or drift position. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Halfday AM 31 Ft Contender

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29 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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NO FUEL CHARGE and fish cleaning included. The halfday afternoon trip departs at 1:00 pm and is your best bet for some big fish action on a limited budget and schedule. This trip covers 40 sq miles of nearshore waters & produces large Red Drum (Bull Red) (licenses should have a Red Drum tag), Sharks, Gaftop Catfish, Gulf Trout, & sometimes Red Snapper. NO SHARKS ALLOWED ON BOARD. Once the best fishing grounds are located, the captain will attract fish and begin a feeding frenzy with a chum line from an anchored or drift position. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Halfday PM 31 Ft Contender

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Freeport blacktip shark fishing charter

What are the best blacktip shark fishing charters in Freeport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 43 blacktip shark trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are A Nearshore Party in Paradise guided by Rodney, State Water Adventure guided by Rodney, and Bay Fishing Trip guided by Ryan.

Our guides in Freeport are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2525 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.

Looking for kid friendly blacktip shark guides / fishing lessons in Freeport? Check out our beginner and family friendly blacktip shark guides in Freeport.

What types of blacktip shark fishing charters are common in Freeport?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blacktip shark in Freeport as well as nearshore fishing, jetty fishing, and inshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Freeport are bottom fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and drift fishing but trolling and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Freeport blacktip shark fishing charters cost?

for blacktip shark in Freeport prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for blacktip shark in Freeport is $815. The average price for a full day trip for blacktip shark in Freeport is $1,367.

What month is best for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 38 days in advance.

Do I need a Freeport fishing license for blacktip shark and what are the bag limits for blacktip shark in Freeport?

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

What is blacktip shark fishing in Freeport all about?

Blacktip shark fishing in Freeport offers anglers an adrenaline-pumping experience and the chance to battle one of the most iconic predators of the Gulf of Mexico. Known for their aerial displays and powerful runs, blacktip sharks provide anglers with thrilling fights that test both their skill and endurance. These apex predators can be found in the nearshore and offshore waters around Freeport, particularly around sandbars, channels, and bait schools.

One effective technique for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport is using heavy tackle and large bait such as bonito, mullet, or ladyfish. Anglers often anchor or drift near channels, sandbars, or offshore structures and present the bait on stout rods and reels equipped with heavy monofilament or braided line. Blacktip sharks have sharp teeth and powerful jaws, requiring anglers to use wire leaders or heavy fluorocarbon leaders to prevent break-offs. Once hooked, blacktip sharks put on a spectacular aerial display, leaping out of the water in an attempt to throw the hook, providing anglers with thrilling moments and lasting memories.

In addition to bait fishing, anglers in Freeport can also target blacktip sharks using artificial lures such as large swimbaits or topwater plugs. Trolling along the edges of sandbars or channels with diving plugs or spoons can be effective for enticing strikes from cruising blacktip sharks. Anglers must be prepared for fast and powerful runs when hooked into a blacktip shark, as these fish are known for their speed and agility. With its abundance of nearshore and offshore fishing opportunities, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating blacktip shark fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Gulf of Mexico.

What are the most popular months to fish for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport?

In Freeport, the blacktip shark season provides anglers with distinct opportunities to target these powerful predators throughout the year. Blacktip sharks can be found in Freeport's waters year-round, but certain seasons offer optimal conditions for anglers to encounter them. Generally, the peak seasons for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport coincide with the warmer months of late spring through early fall, when these sharks are more active and abundant in nearshore and offshore waters.

During the spring and early summer months, blacktip sharks are often found patrolling the shallows near sandbars, channels, and baitfish schools in search of prey. As water temperatures rise, these sharks become more aggressive and readily take baits presented by anglers. Anglers targeting blacktip sharks during this season can expect exciting battles and impressive aerial displays as these powerful predators put their strength and agility on full display.

As summer progresses into fall, blacktip shark fishing in Freeport remains productive, with these sharks continuing to feed actively in nearshore and offshore waters. Anglers may need to adjust their tactics and target different areas or depths to continue finding success. By understanding seasonal patterns and adapting their fishing techniques accordingly, anglers can enjoy consistent success targeting blacktip sharks in Freeport's diverse and productive fishing grounds throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching blacktip shark in Freeport?

Blacktip shark fishing in Freeport requires anglers to employ specialized techniques tailored to the behavior and habitat of these powerful predators. One effective method is using heavy tackle and large bait such as bonito, mullet, or ladyfish. Anglers often anchor or drift near sandbars, channels, or offshore structures and present the bait on stout rods and reels equipped with heavy monofilament or braided line. Blacktip sharks have sharp teeth and powerful jaws, necessitating the use of wire leaders or heavy fluorocarbon leaders to prevent break-offs. Once hooked, blacktip sharks put on a spectacular aerial display, leaping out of the water in an attempt to throw the hook, providing anglers with thrilling moments and lasting memories.

In addition to bait fishing, anglers in Freeport can also target blacktip sharks using artificial lures such as large swimbaits or topwater plugs. Trolling along the edges of sandbars or channels with diving plugs or spoons can be effective for enticing strikes from cruising blacktip sharks. Anglers must be prepared for fast and powerful runs when hooked into a blacktip shark, as these fish are known for their speed and agility. With its abundance of nearshore and offshore fishing opportunities, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating blacktip shark fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Gulf of Mexico.

Another effective technique for blacktip shark fishing in Freeport is chumming. Anglers create a slick of fish parts and oils to attract sharks to the boat. Once sharks are present, anglers can present baits or lures to entice strikes. Chumming can be particularly effective when targeting blacktip sharks in deeper waters or areas with limited visibility, as it helps to draw sharks closer to the boat and increase the chances of encountering them. With a combination of bait fishing, lure presentations, and chumming techniques, anglers can maximize their chances of success when targeting blacktip sharks in Freeport's productive fishing grounds.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from the exhilarating pursuit of blacktip sharks, Freeport offers anglers a diverse array of other species to target, enriching the fishing experience with variety and excitement. One notable species is the red snapper, prized for its firm flesh and challenging fight. Red snapper inhabit the offshore reefs, wrecks, and oil rigs around Freeport, where they feed on a variety of prey including fish, crustaceans, and squid. Anglers often target red snapper using bottom fishing techniques with live bait such as squid, cut bait, or small fish, as well as artificial lures like jigs or soft plastics.

Another sought-after species in Freeport is the king mackerel, renowned for its powerful runs and aggressive strikes. King mackerel can be found in both nearshore and offshore waters, particularly around reefs, wrecks, and bait schools. Anglers targeting king mackerel often use trolling techniques with diving plugs, spoons, or skirted baits to entice strikes. Live bait fishing with live pogies, blue runners, or mullet can also be effective for enticing king mackerel to bite.

Additionally, anglers in Freeport can target a variety of offshore species, including mahi-mahi, grouper, tuna, and wahoo, among others. Venturing offshore to reefs, wrecks, and oil rigs provides anglers with opportunities to encounter these hard-fighting and delicious species using techniques such as trolling, bottom fishing, and jigging. With its rich biodiversity and abundance of fishing opportunities, Freeport promises anglers an unforgettable fishing experience along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    We had a GREAT time. Started on time, stayed out past end time! CPT Jeb is personable, knowledgeable, and professional. Although we didn’t limit out, CPT Jeb kept the hooks baited and wet giving us the best opportunity at fighting the big bull reds!

    Kevin M. with Derwyn B. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had an outstanding time!

    Henry C. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My boys had a great time fishing. Thank you Captain Rodney!

    Christina . with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing time. Rodney and Ethan were not only very helpful and professional, they were friendly and made the trip enjoyable. When the fish we were catching were too small to keep Rodney took us to another spot where we caught larger fish and 3 sharks! I cannot wait to come back. Maybe this will be a yearly trip for us from now on. Great Captain and First Mate.

    Tanesha M. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The guide was not inviting. He never introduced himself and had no concern for our well being. We had two guests who were sea sick and he never showed any concern. While he did finally agree to bring them back to shore, his lack of respect for us as customers and human beings was not professional.

    Dustin P. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome trip! The weather and the seas were perfect. Captain Rodney and crew put us right on the fish and they were extremely accommodating plus they were on the spot getting fish in the boat and re-baiting hooks. Will book again!!!

    Darren C. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time me and the guys really enjoyed the trip!...

    George M. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Ryan worked his butt off and everybody caught something. Trip ended on a high note with a 27 inch trout.

    Roy M. with Ryan D. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Robert did an excellent job getting us on some fish and taking care of us! Would definitely recommend!!

    Colleen S. with Robert M. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Aaron and Captain Eric were awesome! They both worked their tails off the entire trip. I would definitely book another trip with them again!

    Justin D. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    This was our second trip this year with Captain Mitchell and we had a blast. This guy knows fishing! He has yet to let us down in finding the good fish!

    George M. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Put us right on them, very fun trip and comfortable boat.

    Kyle M. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Crew worked hard to get us on as many fish as possible. Very good trip and would definitely use them again if back in the area.

    Chad L. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    What a great day we had. Captain Mitch and Deckhand Jerry were exceptional! Well informed, knowledgeable about the fish and the tactics to catch them. They were fun, accommodating and even went out of their way to make me comfortable when I got a little sick.

    George M. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mike and deckhand Deisy were awesome! Very attentive and put us on the fish today! We will definitely be booking again! Thanks Capt. Mike!

    Randall R. with Mike S. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Marshall and Ethan put us on the fish, had a great time

    Larry B. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Captain Robbert. He was knowledgeable and informative. He put us on some good fish. I would definitely recommend a trip with him.

    Kenneth G. with Robert M. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ryan, is an excellent guide. We got our limit on large trout in less than two hours. Good show Ryan, thanks Randy 😊

    Randy R. with Ryan D. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a fantastic day fishing with James! He put us in a great spot and we caught lots of big Reds! My dad and my boys and I will definitely be back!

    Michael C. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Epic fishing trip! Friends and family fishing is good but fishing with these guys is great. Extremely professional crew (Capt. James) with extensive experience. They separate the real from the fake; they blow the competition out of the water. I give them two thumbs up, 5 stars, and a 100% recommendation.

    Allan S. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

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