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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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67% (3)
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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100% (1)
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Freeport On Light Tackle

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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trip description for Halfday AM 31 Ft Contender in Freeport

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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trip description for Halfday PM 31 Ft Contender in Freeport

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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trip description for Halfday PM 33 Ft Contender: Texas Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

NO FUEL CHARGE & FISH CLEANING INCLUDED The afternoon 5-hour trip departs at 1 pm and is your best bet for some big fish action on a limited budget and schedule. This trip produces large Red Drum (Bull Red) (licenses should have a Red Drum tag), small Sharks, Gaftop Catfish, Gulf Trout, and sometimes Red Snapper. Your captain will search up to 40 square miles of nearshore waters. 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. NOTE: Sorry, we can no longer bring shark on board the boat. Read More

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

Halfday PM 33 Ft Contender: Texas Deep Sea Fishing Charter

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for 5 to 6 Hr Sow Snapper PM 31 Ft Contender in Freeport

1:00pm - 7:00pm NO FUEL CHARGE & FISH CLEANING INCLUDED. Come aboard our 31 Ft Contender for a quick ride out to structures such as rocks, wrecks, or underwater pipelines where you battle with delicious, sow Red Snapper. This trip prioritizes targeting Red Snapper and the catch frequently includes 12-20lb sow snapper. However, If we limit on Snapper and time allows, we work our way back to dock; pursuing other fish like Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Cobia, or Shark as time allows. NO SHARK ALLOWED ON BOARD Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

5 To 6 Hr Sow Snapper PM 31 Ft Contender

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Deep Sea Trip - 33 Ft Contender in Freeport

NO FUEL CHARGE & FISH CLEANING INCLUDED. Our 8-hour trip takes you out into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico in pursuit of Red Snapper, reef fish, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sharks, and more. Our 33' Contender with 600hp will get you to the fish quickly and comfortably maximizing fishing time. High quality navigation and fish finding electronics makes short work of locating the many structures fished including rocks, wrecks, shrimp boats, weedlines, and more. We anchor, drift, troll, jig, and use a combination of live and dead bait depending on species targeted. Novice or experienced. Young or old. Our Captains are courteous and ready to assist you and your group regardless of age or experience level. If want more time to cull for bigger fish or additional species, consider our 10 hr trip. Blue Water trip. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Deep Sea Trip - 33 Ft Contender

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for 5 to 6 Hr AM Sow Snapper: 31 Contender in Freeport

6:00am - 11:30am NO FUEL CHARGE & FISH CLEANING INCLUDED. Come aboard our 31 Ft Contender for a quick ride out to structures such as rocks, wrecks, or underwater pipelines where you battle with delicious, sow Red Snapper. This trip prioritizes targeting Red Snapper and the catch frequently includes 12-20lb sow snapper. However, If we limit on Snapper and time allows, we work our way back to dock; pursuing other fish like Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Cobia, or Shark as time allows. NO SHARK ALLOWED ON BOARD Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

5 To 6 Hr AM Sow Snapper: 31 Contender

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

What are the best bull shark fishing charters in Freeport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 24 bull shark trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are State Water Adventure guided by Rodney, 50-Miler Trip guided by Mike, and Freeport on Light Tackle guided by Robert.

Our guides in Freeport are rated a 4.78 out of 5 based on 2549 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 bull shark guides / fishing lessons in Freeport? Check out our beginner and family friendly bull shark guides in Freeport.

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

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

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

How much do Freeport bull shark fishing charters cost?

for bull shark in Freeport prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $1,768, but the average price for a half day trip for bull shark in Freeport is $743. The average price for a full day trip for bull shark in Freeport is $1,300.

What month is best for bull shark fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for bull shark fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 34 days in advance.

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

Bull shark fishing in Freeport offers anglers an adventurous opportunity to target one of the most formidable predators in the Gulf of Mexico. Bull sharks are known for their strength, aggressiveness, and ability to inhabit both freshwater and saltwater environments, making them a thrilling challenge for anglers. Found in the coastal waters and estuaries around Freeport, bull sharks can grow to impressive sizes and provide anglers with intense battles that test both their skill and endurance.

One effective method for bull shark fishing in Freeport is using heavy tackle and large bait such as bonito, mullet, or stingrays. Anglers often anchor or drift near channels, sandbars, or inlets and present the bait on stout rods and reels equipped with heavy monofilament or braided line. Bull sharks have powerful jaws and sharp teeth, requiring anglers to use wire leaders or heavy fluorocarbon leaders to prevent break-offs. Once hooked, bull sharks put on a fierce display of strength, often making long, powerful runs and aggressive head shakes as they attempt to throw the hook.

In addition to bait fishing, anglers in Freeport can also target bull sharks using artificial lures such as large swimbaits or topwater plugs. Casting near channels, sandbars, or inlets can attract the attention of hunting bull sharks, especially during periods of tidal movement or when baitfish are present. Anglers must be prepared for fast and aggressive strikes when targeting bull sharks with artificial lures, as these fish are known for their voracious appetite and aggressive feeding behavior. With its abundance of coastal and estuarine fishing opportunities, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating bull shark fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Texas Gulf Coast.

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

In Freeport, bull shark seasons provide anglers with distinct windows of opportunity to target these formidable predators in the Gulf of Mexico waters. While bull sharks can be found in Freeport's waters throughout the year, certain seasons offer better conditions for successful encounters. Typically, the peak seasons for bull shark fishing in Freeport coincide with the warmer months of late spring through early fall, when these sharks are more active and abundant along the coast and in the estuaries.

During the spring and early summer months, bull sharks become more active as water temperatures rise, and they begin to move into coastal and estuarine waters in search of prey. As they follow baitfish migrations and warmer currents, bull sharks become more accessible to anglers in areas such as channels, inlets, and along sandy beaches. This period offers prime conditions for anglers looking to target bull sharks using various fishing techniques.

As summer progresses into fall, bull shark fishing in Freeport remains productive, with these predators continuing to patrol coastal and estuarine waters. Anglers may need to adapt their tactics as water temperatures fluctuate and baitfish behavior changes, but opportunities to encounter bull sharks persist throughout the season. By understanding the seasonal movements and behaviors of bull sharks, anglers can maximize their chances of success and enjoy thrilling battles with these powerful predators in Freeport's productive fishing grounds.

What techniques are popular for catching bull shark in Freeport?

Bull shark fishing in Freeport demands strategic techniques to entice these powerful predators and successfully land them. One effective method is using heavy tackle and large bait such as bonito, mullet, or stingrays. Anglers often anchor or drift near channels, sandbars, or inlets and present the bait on stout rods and reels equipped with heavy monofilament or braided line. Bull sharks have powerful jaws and sharp teeth, requiring anglers to use wire leaders or heavy fluorocarbon leaders to prevent break-offs. Once hooked, bull sharks put on a fierce display of strength, often making long, powerful runs and aggressive head shakes as they attempt to throw the hook.

In addition to bait fishing, anglers in Freeport can also target bull sharks using artificial lures such as large swimbaits or topwater plugs. Casting near channels, sandbars, or inlets can attract the attention of hunting bull sharks, especially during periods of tidal movement or when baitfish are present. Anglers must be prepared for fast and aggressive strikes when targeting bull sharks with artificial lures, as these fish are known for their voracious appetite and aggressive feeding behavior. Using a variety of lures and presentations can help increase the chances of enticing strikes from bull sharks in Freeport's coastal waters.

Another effective technique for bull 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 bull 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 bull sharks in Freeport's productive fishing grounds.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from the thrilling pursuit of bull sharks, Freeport offers anglers a diverse range of other species to target, ensuring a rewarding and varied fishing experience. One notable species is the redfish, prized for its fighting strength and delectable flesh. Redfish can be found in the coastal waters, marshes, and estuaries around Freeport, where they feed on crustaceans, baitfish, and other prey. Anglers often target redfish using a variety of techniques, including sight casting with artificial lures or live bait, as well as bottom fishing with cut bait or shrimp.

Another sought-after species in Freeport is the speckled trout, known for its aggressive strikes and delicious flavor. Speckled trout inhabit the bays, flats, and marshes throughout the area, where they feed on small fish, shrimp, and crustaceans. Anglers targeting speckled trout often use artificial lures such as soft plastics, topwater plugs, or spoons, as well as live bait such as shrimp or mullet. Fishing around submerged structure, grass beds, or current edges can increase the chances of encountering these elusive and prized game fish.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, anglers in Freeport can also target a variety of other species, including flounder, sheepshead, black drum, and tripletail, among others. These fish inhabit a range of habitats, from nearshore reefs and jetties to tidal creeks and marshes, providing anglers with ample opportunities for success. Using a combination of techniques such as bottom fishing, sight casting, and trolling, anglers can maximize their chances of encountering and landing a diverse array of species in the productive waters of Freeport.

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

  • ★★★★★
    Darrell was friendly, patient and knowledgeable regarding the Galveston waters. This was the first saltwater fishing experience for my 11-year-old son. Darrell was great working with him and made both of us feel welcomed and comfortable.

    John M. with Darrell H. of Galveston, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Love Mike and Deisy, we had a great time fishing and lunch, we will be back….

    Larry W. with Mike S. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great fishing trip. Captain was very knowledgeable and really tried to catch fish. We would definitely go with these guys again.

    Derek A. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, 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

  • ★★★★★
    This small last minute half-day trip for my dad and I was perfect. Capt. Robert was very professional and put us in all the right spots for fish. His communication leading up to the trip was spot on, especially with us being unfamiliar with the area and threatening rain chance, it really made a big difference. We will definitely choose him again!! Thanks to Captain Experiences for setting this up!

    Kellyn P. with Robert M. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome experience great time and the crew was great!!!

    Armando H. with Leaf P. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    AMAZING! Captain Aaron was great. It was a day to remember and we will absolutely be back.

    Jennifer M. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Son and I had a awesome trip with Capt Danny. Wind was blowing but found birds and found lots of fish. Main goal was to put my son on some nice redfish and last stop paid off with four redfish in less than 20 minutes. Would have liked one slot but that is why they call it fishing and I’ll take 4 rats over nothing any day. We did get some specs and sand trout to take home. Best part was back at the dock when we rigged up a sand trout and son Hooked into a huge alligator gar that he fought for almost ten minutes. Thanks again for a enjoyable trip.

    Rob R. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip! Captain was awesome and very knowledgeable. Would want our same Captain Danny again. Worth every penny I paid!!!!

    Glenn R. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Want to give a big, "Thanks!" to Jonathan at Captain Experiences for hooking me and my family up with Captain Mike and Daisy out of Surfside Beach, TX. Captain Mike took us right where the fish were right off the bat on our first stop where we caught our limit of red snapper including a 32", 22 pounder! We were also able to "rescue" some king fish out of the water as well. We thoroughly enjoyed our time deep sea fishing and look forward to our next outing.

    Brock P. with Mike S. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The guys had an awesome time with Mike!

    Malissa W. with Mike S. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Rodney and Eric were awesome. They put us on Blacktips immediately. My 13 year old got to reel in his first shark and we will never forget it. Can’t wait to go out with them again in the future. 5 stars all the way. Thank you guys.

    Jiliane G. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

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