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A Nearshore Party In Paradise

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27 ft 1 - 6 People From $850
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Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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8 Hour Offshore Thrills

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,600
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State Water Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,150
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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,650
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trip description for Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs in Freeport

Climb aboard this one-of-a-kind sport fishe 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. The two captains run trips often at the same time; Danny is the fishing expert, and JT is a diving expert. Their 38' Luhrs is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained. For fishing, the equipment includes premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels, and two heavy-duty electric reels for deep dropping in 350 + feet. 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. 10 Hour Charters targets reef fish like snappers and grouper. Surface fishing for kingfish and ling. 12 Hour Charter adds fishing deeper wrecks and rigs for amberjack, grouper, shark, golden tile, and barrel fish as well as trolling for Mahi, wahoo, and blackfin tuna. 14-hour trips allow more time spent over deepwater wrecks and rigs and usually correlate with more and bigger fish! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,100
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trip description for 5 hour Freeport Nearshore Action in Freeport

Head out to Freeport, Texas for a wicked nearshore adventure with Captain Rodney! Captain Rodney will show you various reefs and wrecks, explore the jetties, and or troll the nearshore water all brimming with quality fish and surrounded by beautiful nature. Captain Rodney will help you chase Cobia, King Mackerel, Big Redfish, and many other seasonal species (Like Red Snapper). For these 5-hour trips, Captain Rodney will take you out aboard his brand new 33' WorldCat. This puppy is powered by two brand new 2022 Suzuki 300hp motors and all the latest technology and gear. This vessel is set up to provide a luxuruious and comfortable experience for you half day adventure! These trips are great for families - Captain Rodney loves teaching little ones about the various species that call the Gulf of Mexico home. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license as well as snacks and drinks of your choice (no glass). Everything else is included in the trip price - rods, reels, tackle, bait, fuel and an icebox for snacks and drinks, so you don't have to worry about surprise fees when you get back to the dock! FUEL IS INCLUDED IN ALL PRICING!!! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

5 Hour Freeport Nearshore Action

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $900
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trip description for Full Day Deep Sea Trip in Freeport

On this trip, you'll launch from the Freeport Marina on board Captain Steve's 36' Cape Horn! She's equipped with triple Mercury 350s for a smooth ride offshore. This sleek sportfishing vessel can host up to six people, and you can choose how deep you want to go. If you're an offshore angler looking to knock a few species off your bucket list, this is the way to do it! Once you start fishing, you will be able to chase down a wide variety of offshore sportfish species, including Wahoo, Snapper, Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, and even some massive Sharks! Captain Steve and his crew will set you up with the rods, reels, bait, and tackle to ensure a successful fishing adventure. They'll also take care of cleaning and filleting your catches, so you can go home with a cooler full of delicious fish! On-board meals can be coordinated with Captain Steve in the days leading up to your trip, so all you will need to bring is your sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and Texas fishing license. The fish are biting—book now and get one hooked! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Full Day Deep Sea Trip

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,500
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trip description for Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs in Freeport

Get ready for an epic 24-hour Offshore adventure with Captains JT and Danny chasing the big boys like Marlin, Tile Fish, Grouper, and Tuna! You will launch from Freeport around 10 am aboard their one-of-a-kind sport fisher for a luxury seafaring experience. 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. The beautiful vessel is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained by Captain JT. After Captain JT has cranked up the engines, you'll motor offshore a ways to spend the day bottom fishing for Grouper, Golden tile, Amberjack and whatever else emerges from the blue depths! When the bite slows down toward the afternoon, Captains JT and Danny will haul in the lines, and motor out a little deeper to the 80-110 mile range. While you get some much-needed R&R, they will get the boat into position for the Tuna bite early the next morning. The Tuna bite is usually on a couple of hours before sunrise, so after a couple of hours of sleep, you'll wake up around 4 am to start jigging for Tuna! This is one of the only times slots when big tuna come up from the deep to feed and they are usually swimming back down to deeper water by the time the sun comes up. So you'll jig until that sun comes up then troll around in the rest of the morning before you motor back in! In terms of gear, we will come fully equipped with all the premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels, and two heavy-duty electric reels for deep dropping down 350+ feet. The navigation system has more than 3000 waypoints saved over the years so they can pinpoint these feeding grounds easily as well! Read More

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Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $4,000
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trip description for Deep into Bluewater in Freeport

Offshore trips (a.k.a deep sea, bluewater) are run outside of 9 miles in US federal waters aboard “Killing Time”. At about 20 to 40 miles from shore, you can fish for Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi (Dorado), Spanish Mackerel, Ling (Cobia), and Shark. Captain Rodney and his crew will come prepared with all the gear, bait, tackle and water you will need to have a successful adventure out on the open ocean. Bring your favorite beverages, sunscreen, and your Texas fishing license and strap in for an adventure of a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Deep Into Bluewater

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,750
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trip description for Freeport State Water Adventure in Freeport

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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Everything to Know About Booking a Freeport kingfish fishing charter

What are the best kingfish fishing charters in Freeport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 29 kingfish trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are A Nearshore Party in Paradise guided by Rodney, Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs guided by JT, and 8 hour Offshore Thrills guided by Rodney.

Our guides in Freeport are rated a 4.78 out of 5 based on 2697 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 kingfish guides / fishing lessons in Freeport? Check out our beginner and family friendly kingfish guides in Freeport.

What types of kingfish fishing charters are common in Freeport?

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

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

How much do Freeport kingfish fishing charters cost?

for kingfish in Freeport prices can range anywhere from about $818 to $2,697, but the average price for a half day trip for kingfish in Freeport is $873. The average price for a full day trip for kingfish in Freeport is $1,882.

What month is best for kingfish fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for kingfish fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

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

Kingfish fishing in Freeport offers anglers an exciting opportunity to target these fast and powerful predators in the productive waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Also known as king mackerel, these fish are prized for their aggressive strikes and thrilling fights, making them a popular target among anglers of all skill levels. Found in both nearshore and offshore waters, kingfish can be encountered around reefs, wrecks, bait schools, and offshore structures.

One effective technique for kingfish fishing in Freeport is trolling with diving plugs, spoons, or skirted baits. Anglers typically troll along the edges of reefs, channels, or baitfish schools, varying the speed and depth of their presentation to entice strikes from cruising kingfish. Trolling allows anglers to cover a wide area efficiently and can be particularly productive when targeting kingfish in deeper waters or areas with strong currents.

In addition to trolling, anglers in Freeport can also find success targeting kingfish using live bait such as live pogies, blue runners, or mullet. Drifting or slow trolling near offshore structures or bait schools and presenting live bait on heavy tackle can entice strikes from hungry kingfish. Anglers must be prepared for fast and powerful runs when hooked into a kingfish, as these fish are known for their speed and agility. With its abundance of nearshore and offshore fishing opportunities, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating kingfish fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Gulf of Mexico.

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

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

During the spring and early summer months, kingfish are often found patrolling the edges of reefs, channels, and baitfish schools, where they feed voraciously in preparation for spawning. As water temperatures rise, these fast-swimming predators become more aggressive and readily take baits or lures presented by anglers. Anglers targeting kingfish during this season can expect exciting battles and impressive runs as these powerful fish put their speed and agility to the test.

As summer progresses into fall, kingfish fishing in Freeport remains productive, with these fish 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 kingfish in Freeport's diverse and productive fishing grounds throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching kingfish in Freeport?

Kingfish fishing in Freeport demands a combination of strategic techniques to entice these fast and powerful predators. One popular method among anglers is trolling, where boats cruise along the edges of reefs, channels, or baitfish schools with diving plugs, spoons, or skirted baits. Adjusting the speed and depth of the trolling presentation can increase the chances of enticing strikes from cruising kingfish. Trolling allows anglers to cover a wide area efficiently, increasing the likelihood of encountering these swift predators.

In addition to trolling, anglers in Freeport can also find success targeting kingfish using live bait such as live pogies, blue runners, or mullet. Drifting or slow trolling near offshore structures or bait schools and presenting live bait on heavy tackle can entice strikes from hungry kingfish. Anglers must be prepared for fast and powerful runs when hooked into a kingfish, as these fish are known for their speed and agility. Using stout rods and reels equipped with high-strength line is essential for handling the intense fights that kingfish are famous for.

Another effective technique for kingfish fishing in Freeport is using artificial lures such as large swimbaits or topwater plugs. Casting near reefs, channels, or baitfish schools can attract the attention of hunting kingfish. Anglers can vary their retrieve speed and presentation to mimic injured baitfish, enticing strikes from nearby kingfish. With a combination of trolling, live bait fishing, and lure presentations, anglers can maximize their chances of success when targeting kingfish in Freeport's productive fishing grounds.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from the thrilling pursuit of kingfish, Freeport offers anglers a diverse range of other species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. 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 popular target species in Freeport is the cobia, known for its powerful runs and aggressive strikes. Cobia can be found in both nearshore and offshore waters, particularly around wrecks, reefs, and floating structures. Anglers targeting cobia often use sight fishing techniques, looking for these fish cruising near the surface or swimming around structure. Live bait fishing with live eels, pinfish, or blue runners can be effective for enticing strikes from cobia, while artificial lures such as swimbaits or bucktail jigs can also produce results.

In addition to red snapper and cobia, anglers in Freeport can also target a variety of other 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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was absolutely amazing! We had fun caught several red fish, he is the best with kids big and small. We will back in the near future to fish with Captain Corey again.

    Andrea H. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip, me and my boys had a blast!

    Richard B. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    By far the best captain around !

    Diego R. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I wanted to take a moment to share my recent fishing experience with anyone who will listen. During my trip, I had the pleasure of being guided by Corey, who I must say was by far the best guide I have ever encountered. Corey's knowledge and expertise not only extended to the fish and the area, but also to boats in general. Within minutes of conversing with him, I felt like I had known him for years. His ability to make me feel comfortable and at ease was truly remarkable. To top it all off, Corey helped me catch the biggest fish I've ever caught! His professionalism, respectfulness, and sense of humor made the trip both enjoyable and memorable. On a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate him a solid 10 without hesitation. I highly recommend Corey's services to everyone, from seasoned fishermen to novices. Even my wife, who isn't a big fan of fishing, was thoroughly impressed with Cory and his exceptional service. I had initial doubts about today's trip, but thanks to Corey, it turned out to be an incredible experience.

    Eric F. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had an outstanding time!

    Henry C. with Rodney C. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Cole and his first mate Liam were great! They put us on the fish and we both got our limits on 3 different species!

    Zach M. with Leaf P. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Super friendly and accommodating captain

    Franklin W. with Corey B. of Galveston, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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