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8 Hr Deep Sea

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Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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10 Hour Offshore Expedition

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5 To 6 Hr AM Sow Snapper: 31’

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A Nearshore Party In Paradise

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12 Hour Ultimate Offshore Adventure

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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

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Deep Into Bluewater

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,750
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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

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Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,100
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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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trip description for 50-Miler Trip in Freeport

Hop on board with Captain Mike and experience an action-packed day of fishing in 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 8-hour adventures, you can expect to target Red Snapper (depending on the season), Kingfish, Amberjack, Shark, Cobia, Tuna, and many other species of fish. For these trips, Captain Mike uses his 33ft Avanti which can accommodate 6 anglers and has enough space for you and your entire group to fish all at once. The vessel’s two 275 HP engines make the 50 mile ride out to your destination quick and easy! 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

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50-Miler Trip

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,650
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trip description for 8 hour Offshore Thrills in Freeport

Step aboard "Vertigo" A 33' World Cat TE for a full day of offshore adventure out of Freeport! This puppy is powered by two brand new 2022 Suzuki 300hp motors and comes loaded with all the necessary technology, gear, and captain experience to ensure you have an incredible day. This vessel is set up for bluewater, long-range trips and is federally permitted so you can explore the offshore water beyond 9 miles from shore. For these full-day trips, Capt. Rodney will be happy to show you the most productive methods to reel in your target species. Techniques include fishing with light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and drift fishing, and depending on conditions and the time of year you fish, you may find yourself chasing after Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Cobia, Shark, Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, as well as cleaning and filleting of your catch at the end of the day. 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! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

8 Hour Offshore Thrills

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trip description for Overnight 30 hr trip in Freeport

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

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Everything to Know About Booking a Freeport mahi mahi fishing charter

What are the best mahi mahi fishing charters in Freeport?

Why should I book a mahi mahi fishing charter in Freeport with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 21 mahi mahi trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are 8 Hr Deep Sea guided by Derwyn, Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs guided by JT, and 10 Hour Offshore Expedition guided by Rodney.

Our guides in Freeport are rated a 4.54 out of 5 based on 3187 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 mahi mahi guides / fishing lessons in Freeport? Check out our beginner and family friendly mahi mahi guides in Freeport.

What types of mahi mahi fishing charters are common in Freeport?

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

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

How much do Freeport mahi mahi fishing charters cost?

for mahi mahi in Freeport prices can range anywhere from about $1,050 to $2,578, but the average price for a half day trip for mahi mahi in Freeport is $950. The average price for a full day trip for mahi mahi in Freeport is $1,890.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for mahi mahi fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for mahi mahi fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 18 days in advance.

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

In Freeport, Texas, anglers have the opportunity to target mahi mahi, also known as dorado or dolphinfish, in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Mahi mahi are prized for their vibrant colors, acrobatic fights, and delicious meat, making them a popular catch among offshore anglers. These pelagic fish are known to inhabit warm offshore waters and can often be found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures such as oil rigs and buoys, where they feed on baitfish and other prey.

One effective technique for targeting mahi mahi in Freeport is trolling. Anglers trail a spread of rigged baits or lures behind the boat while cruising through offshore waters. Brightly colored lures or rigged baits are often used to mimic the appearance of baitfish and attract mahi mahi. Trolling allows anglers to cover a wide area and increase their chances of encountering actively feeding fish. When a mahi mahi strikes, anglers must be prepared for the fish's powerful runs and acrobatic leaps, making for an exhilarating fishing experience.

Another productive method for targeting mahi mahi in Freeport is offshore jigging. Anglers use vertical jigging techniques with metal or plastic jigs to entice strikes from mahi mahi that are holding near underwater structures or deep-sea ledges. Jigging allows anglers to present an enticing lure in the water column, enticing strikes from mahi mahi and other predatory fish. With its abundance of offshore fishing opportunities and accessible waters, Freeport provides anglers with ample opportunities to pursue mahi mahi and enjoy the thrill of the catch.

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

In Freeport, Texas, mahi mahi, also known as dorado or dolphinfish, can be targeted by anglers throughout much of the year, with their presence influenced by seasonal changes and oceanic conditions. Generally, mahi mahi are more abundant during the warmer months, particularly from late spring through early fall. As water temperatures rise, these pelagic fish become more active and move into the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of prey. Anglers in Freeport can expect increased opportunities to target mahi mahi during these peak seasons.

Summer is often regarded as one of the prime seasons for mahi mahi fishing in Freeport. During the summer months, mahi mahi are plentiful in the offshore waters, where they can be found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures such as oil rigs and buoys. Anglers trolling with brightly colored lures or rigged baits have a good chance of encountering actively feeding mahi mahi during this time. Additionally, offshore jigging techniques can be effective for targeting mahi mahi around underwater structures and deep-sea ledges, providing anglers with versatile options for pursuing these prized fish.

While mahi mahi can be caught year-round in Freeport, their abundance and activity levels may vary depending on seasonal factors and oceanic conditions. Fall and spring seasons may also offer productive mahi mahi fishing opportunities as these fish migrate through the area. With its accessible offshore waters and abundant marine life, Freeport provides anglers with ample opportunities to pursue mahi mahi and enjoy the excitement of offshore fishing adventures throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching mahi mahi in Freeport?

In Freeport, Texas, anglers employ various effective techniques to target mahi mahi, also known as dorado or dolphinfish, in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico. One popular method is trolling, where anglers trail a spread of rigged baits or lures behind the boat while cruising through offshore waters. Brightly colored lures or rigged baits are often used to mimic the appearance of baitfish and attract mahi mahi. Trolling allows anglers to cover a wide area and increase their chances of encountering actively feeding fish. When a mahi mahi strikes, anglers must be prepared for the fish's powerful runs and acrobatic leaps, making for an exhilarating fishing experience.

Another productive technique for targeting mahi mahi in Freeport is offshore jigging. Anglers use vertical jigging techniques with metal or plastic jigs to entice strikes from mahi mahi that are holding near underwater structures or deep-sea ledges. Jigging allows anglers to present an enticing lure in the water column, enticing strikes from mahi mahi and other predatory fish. This method can be particularly effective when fishing around offshore structures such as oil rigs, where mahi mahi often congregate in search of prey.

Additionally, anglers targeting mahi mahi in Freeport may find success using live bait such as small baitfish or squid. Live bait can be rigged on circle hooks or small jigs and trolled behind the boat to attract mahi mahi. Anglers may also encounter mahi mahi while fishing for other species such as tuna or billfish, making them a welcome bonus catch during offshore fishing trips. With its abundance of offshore fishing opportunities and accessible waters, Freeport provides anglers with ample opportunities to pursue mahi mahi and enjoy the thrill of the catch.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from mahi mahi, Freeport, Texas, offers anglers a wide variety of other species to target in its rich offshore waters. One popular catch among anglers is the red snapper, prized for its delicious flesh and strong fighting ability. Red snapper can be found around offshore reefs, wrecks, and other structures, where they feed on small fish and crustaceans. Anglers in Freeport often use bottom fishing techniques with natural baits such as squid, cut bait, or live baitfish to target these prized fish. Red snapper season in Freeport typically runs from June through August, providing anglers with ample opportunities to pursue these sought-after species.

Another popular target species in Freeport is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish. These fast-swimming predators are commonly found around offshore structures such as oil rigs, wrecks, and reefs, where they feed on baitfish and other prey. Anglers targeting king mackerel in Freeport often use trolling techniques with artificial lures or rigged baits to entice strikes from these powerful fish. King mackerel season in Freeport typically runs from spring through fall, with peak fishing occurring during the warmer months.

In addition to red snapper and king mackerel, anglers in Freeport can target a variety of other offshore species, including grouper, amberjack, tuna, wahoo, and billfish, among others. Whether trolling, bottom fishing, or jigging, anglers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the diverse fishing opportunities that Freeport's offshore waters have to offer. With its abundance of fish species and accessible offshore fishing grounds, Freeport remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Best Fishing trip Every ! Great crew and the Kids had a blast ! Lots of fish !! Finally a Captain that knows how to get the fish !!

    Tracy G. with Derwyn B. of Freeport, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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.

    Amy 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 Marshall and Ethan put us on the fish, had a great time

    Larry B. with Rodney C. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Marshall was great! He will work his butt off. The Owners were real nice and knowledgeable of their business. Our next fishing trip we will use Outkast again!

    Thomas D. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time on our trip, to do it again

    Richard S. with Rodney H. of Freeport, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Marshall and Jason were awesome on our charter. He was super knowledgeable and funny. My family and I had an amazing time fishing with this crew.

    Cassie N. with Rodney H. of Freeport, Texas

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