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A Nearshore Party In Paradise

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State Water Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Bay Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Freeport Inshore Slam

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Freeport on Light Tackle in Freeport

Morning and full-day trips will typically depart at sunrise (6:00 am summer and 7:00 am winter). If schedule allows we can adjust departure times to accommodate your requests. Evening departure times will depend on the time of year. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is allowed in moderation. However, if the consumption of alcohol becomes a safety issue, we reserve the right to terminate your trip early without a refund. You must always follow the captain’s instructions while on board. Our most important concern is your safety and the safety of everyone on board. You will be required to sign a Waiver and Release of Liability Agreement prior to boarding. The trip will not depart until all guests have signed this document Trips Include: All rods, reels, artificial lures and terminal tackle. (Live bait will be an additional cost), and If you wish to bring your own rods, reels and tackle, please contact us prior to your trip date. Ice, ice chests and bottled water will also be provided along with fuel and fish cleaning. Read More

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Freeport On Light Tackle

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for 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

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Freeport Nearshore Action

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Nearshore Trips in Freeport

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

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trip description for Bull Reds and Shark Trip in Freeport

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, and Spanish Mackerel. Oct-May 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

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Bull Reds And Shark Trip

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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

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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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Everything to Know About Booking a Freeport redfish fishing charter

What are the best redfish fishing charters in Freeport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 70 redfish 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 4.9 out of 5 based on 2560 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.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Redfish charter is Surfside Beach.

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

What types of redfish fishing charters are common in Freeport?

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

The most common fishing techniques in Freeport are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and bottom fishing but drift fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Freeport redfish fishing charters cost?

for redfish in Freeport prices can range anywhere from about $525 to $1,100, but the average price for a half day trip for redfish in Freeport is $706. The average price for a full day trip for redfish in Freeport is $885.

What month is best for redfish fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for redfish fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 20 days in advance.

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

Redfish, also known as red drum, are one of the most prized and sought-after species among anglers in Freeport, Texas. These powerful gamefish can be found in abundance in the shallow marshes, flats, and along the shoreline of Freeport's bays and estuaries. Redfish are known for their distinctive copper-colored bodies with a characteristic black spot near their tail, which gives them their name. Anglers are drawn to Freeport's waters to target redfish for their hard-hitting strikes and thrilling fights.

One effective method for catching redfish in Freeport is sight fishing, particularly in the shallow flats and clear waters of the area's bays and estuaries. Anglers use polarized sunglasses to spot cruising redfish and cast artificial lures or live bait ahead of them. Popular lures for sight fishing include soft plastics, spoons, and topwater plugs, while live bait such as shrimp, mullet, or mud minnows can also be effective. Sight fishing for redfish requires stealth, patience, and precise casting to entice these wary fish into biting.

Another productive technique for targeting redfish in Freeport is fishing around structure such as oyster beds, jetties, or grassy flats. Redfish often congregate near structure, where they can find food and shelter from predators. Anglers use a variety of techniques, including casting artificial lures or live bait around the edges of structure, to entice redfish into biting. With its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of redfish, Freeport provides anglers with thrilling adventures and the chance to reel in some impressive catches amidst the scenic waterways of the Texas coast.

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

In Freeport, Texas, redfish can be targeted year-round, but certain seasons offer more favorable conditions for anglers seeking these prized gamefish. Spring is often considered one of the best seasons for redfish fishing in Freeport. As temperatures rise and water levels stabilize, redfish become more active and move into shallow waters to feed and spawn. Anglers can find redfish cruising the shallow flats, marshes, and shorelines, making them more accessible for sight fishing and shallow-water angling techniques.

Summer brings warmer temperatures to Freeport, and while redfish can still be caught during this season, they may become more scattered and move into deeper waters to escape the heat. Anglers targeting redfish in summer often focus on fishing around structure such as oyster beds, jetties, and grassy flats, where redfish seek shelter and prey opportunities. Early mornings and late evenings can be productive times to target redfish during the summer months when water temperatures are cooler and fish are more active.

In fall, redfish fishing in Freeport reaches its peak as cooling temperatures prompt redfish to become more active and feed aggressively in preparation for winter. Redfish can be found in abundance in the shallow flats, marshes, and along the shoreline, making them highly accessible to anglers using a variety of techniques. As baitfish migrate and water temperatures drop, redfish become more voracious feeders, providing anglers with exciting opportunities to target these hard-fighting gamefish. Overall, with its diverse fishing opportunities and year-round accessibility, Freeport remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water and the chance to reel in some impressive redfish catches.

What techniques are popular for catching redfish in Freeport?

In Freeport, Texas, anglers employ various effective techniques to target redfish in the area's diverse coastal waters. One popular method is sight fishing, particularly in the shallow flats and clear waters of the bays and estuaries surrounding Freeport. Anglers equipped with polarized sunglasses scan the shallows for cruising redfish and then cast artificial lures or live bait ahead of them. Soft plastics, spoons, and topwater plugs are common lure choices, while live bait such as shrimp, mullet, or mud minnows can also be effective. Sight fishing requires stealth, patience, and accurate casting to entice these wary fish into biting.

Fishing around structure is another productive technique for targeting redfish in Freeport. Redfish often congregate near oyster beds, jetties, docks, and grassy flats, where they can find food and shelter from predators. Anglers use a variety of techniques, including casting artificial lures or live bait around the edges of structure, to entice redfish into biting. Jigging spoons, soft plastics, and live shrimp or mullet are commonly used baits for this approach, and anglers often vary their retrieves to mimic the movements of fleeing prey.

Additionally, anglers in Freeport can target redfish using bottom fishing techniques, particularly in deeper channels and around underwater structures. Carolina rigs or fish-finder rigs baited with live or cut bait such as mullet, menhaden, or shrimp can be effective for enticing redfish lurking near the bottom. Anglers may also use popping corks or float rigs to suspend bait off the bottom, making it more visible and enticing to redfish. With its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of redfish, Freeport provides anglers with a variety of techniques to pursue these prized gamefish amidst the scenic waterways of the Texas coast.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from redfish, Freeport, Texas, offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, providing thrilling fishing experiences year-round. One popular species among anglers is the speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout. Speckled trout are abundant in Freeport's bays, estuaries, and along the shoreline, particularly during the cooler months. Anglers target speckled trout using a variety of techniques, including casting artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater plugs, as well as fishing with live bait such as shrimp or mullet. Speckled trout are known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights, making them a favorite among inshore anglers.

Another prized species in Freeport is the flounder, which can be found in abundance in the area's shallow bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters. Flounder are known for their distinctive flattened bodies and excellent camouflage, making them a challenging and rewarding target for anglers. Anglers target flounder using techniques such as drift fishing, bottom bouncing, and casting around structure such as oyster beds or grassy flats. Live bait such as mud minnows, finger mullet, or shrimp, as well as artificial lures such as soft plastics or jigs, can be effective for enticing flounder into biting.

In addition to speckled trout and flounder, anglers in Freeport can target a variety of other species, including black drum, sheepshead, red snapper, king mackerel, and tripletail, among others. Whether fishing from the shoreline, a boat, or kayak, anglers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the diverse fishing opportunities that Freeport's coastal waters have to offer. With its abundance of fish species and scenic landscapes, Freeport remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Charles gave us a trip of a lifetime. This trip will be hard to beat. Great patient knowledgeable guide.

    Gwen P. with Charles B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Whenever I'm in Galveston or Houston for conventions group of us charters a fishing trip. Charles put us on fish and we put a variety of species in the boat...no limits, but fishing was steady. He unhooked and baited us up all day.. We typically fish CC to Pt Isabel in the Laguna Madre 15 or more times a year and boat 50 plus Trout each limits oof reds drum and flounder. We are experienced and I have a 23' Shoalwater and have fished the area since I was 10 years old. I have won numerous inshore tournaments inncluding THe Pt A DSR twice and Pt Mansfiield Tournament. over the years. Capt Charles knows the water and we found working bait... ifyou got baitfish... you have preditors. Great trip. Buster Williams

    Everett W. with Charles B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time with Capt. Justen. He is very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We caught a good mixed bag of fish and hope to go fishing with him again.

    Austin N. with Justen S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Justen was amazing! Had us on fish all night between big reds and slot buster speckled trout we had a busy night and he kept up with us making sure we had everything we needed. I would plan a trip to Galveston just to go fishing with him again. Amazing experience!!

    Colin G. with Justen S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Blake was great! He knows where the are.

    Patrick U. with Blake S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time with Dean. Hard fishing but he never gave up. First cast put a 20” spec in the cooler and a couple more to follow. Will contact Dean for our next fishing trip. Highly recommended. Thanks- Don and Carol

    Kenneth D. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Dean is an excellent guide. He was so patient and did his best to find us the perfect fishing hole. We throughly enjoyed our trip and will definitely book Dean as our guide in the future!

    Kenneth D. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Richard was fantastic! He was a wealth of knowledge about fishing in Galveston Bay. My family caught enough fish for a fresh supper.

    Ross H. with Richard C. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    5 stars for sure. Reggie was a pro. He put us on fish even when the weather messed up the conditions. I’d recommend Captain Reggie to anyone looking for a great fishing experience.

    Joe W. with Reggie R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Dean was an awesome guide. He provided everything we needed to make this trip one heck of an experience. We caught plenty of fish at a nice size and really enjoyed pulling them in. My son (13) caught the biggest one Lol you should've seen the smile on his face. It was PRICELESS! :) We caught drum and trout that day. I have to say we a had a Damn good time! We will be back for sure! Catching good fish like that was a Blast! Good eating and too easy to catch. Dean put us right on the fish. Oh yea and did I mention Dean also filleted all the fish for us and zip locked it. We got back to the house heated up two pots of cooking oil made ourselves a seasoned batter and dropped that Fresh filleted fish in one of the Hot pots of oil and then dropped some french fries out the bag in the other. Let me tell you, we had ourselves a fish fry that day Jack! Big Shout to Dean AWESOME GUY and GUIDE!!

    Leon T. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We booked with captain Ralph but we're switched to captain r Ryan. Both were great on the phone and informed us what to expect. Ryan was fantastic. Myself and two sons caught plenty of fish. I would highly recommend. We did the 6 hour trip.

    Jonathan H. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Good went fishing for what I wanted to catch my luck was not so good but my boys did good

    Raymond P. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Cap Mike. We will be booking another trip with him again. He is a 10 out of 10. We highly recommend him to anyone

    John C. with Mike S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    I had a great trip with Captain Colin sight fishing for redfish in the Galveston Bay. While the fishing was slow and water conditions were not ideal (we only saw 3 fish), Captain Colin made the experience enjoyable. This was my first experience sight fishing for redfish, and Captain Colin was a good instructor teaching me the techniques and the biology of the fishery. Overall, a great experience.

    Robert J. with Collin S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Booked the charter for my husband for his birthday, and they had a great time!

    Amanda, A. with Reggie R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Colin was really really patient with us and took us to where the fish was. Amazing!!!

    Sanjay M. with Collin S. of Galveston, Texas

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

    Richard B. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Collin is an excellent guide, knows the water, likely hot spots and, although not a novice with a fly rod, is probably very patient and willing to teach. Equipment well maintained and organized. I highly recommend Collin.

    Gregg N. with Collin S. of Galveston, Texas

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