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Port A Rod-Bending Action

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trip description for Port Aransas State Water Offshore in Port Aransas

Embark on an extended nearshore/offshore fishing charter in Port Aransas, Texas. Venture offshore for an exciting 6-8 hour fishing expedition. Experience the thrill of targeting a wide range of species, from snapper, kingfish, shark, redfish, and anything else that you want to reel in that day. With your expert guide and top-notch equipment, reel in impressive catches in the deep waters. Enjoy the stunning scenery and create unforgettable fishing memories. Book now for an exhilarating offshore fishing adventure! This is a state water trip, not to exceed 9 nautical miles offshore. Read More

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Port Aransas State Water Offshore

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trip description for Port A Offshore - 31' Bertram in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some serious fish. This 8, 10, or 12-hour adventure allows you to target a wide variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Cobia, and many more species of fish. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structures. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. For these trips, Captain Daniel uses a 31' Bertram sportfisher with a capacity of 6 anglers. Powered by twin inboard Yanmar engines, she'll get you far away from land with time to spare! This sturdy vessel comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a toilet and a small cabin to make your offshore excursion as comfortable as possible. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, a cooler and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Captain Daniel will clean any keepers for you to take home. Get ready to make some memories on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Port A Offshore - 31' Bertram

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trip description for Port A Offshore - 36' Twin Vee in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! This 8, 10, or 12-hour adventure allows you to target a wide variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Cobia, and many more species of fish. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structures. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. For these trips, Captain Daniel uses a 36’ Yellow Fin providing plenty of space for your whole group to enjoy a full day on the water, including bathroom facilities, a full top cover for shade, and space for several coolers. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Get ready for an unforgettable day on the water with Captain Danny! Read More

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Port A Offshore - 36' Twin Vee

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trip description for Epic Deep Sea Fishing in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! This 8, 10, or 12- hour deep-water adventure allows you to target a bigger variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structure. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Enjoy an incredible day on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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trip description for Port Aransas Offshore Excursion in Port Aransas

Embark on an unforgettable 8-hour adventure with Captain Jack! On this trip, you'll go offshore to chase some of Texas' most popular sportfish while enjoying amazing, wide-open views of the Gulf of Mexico! Captain Jack will use his 45+ years of experience to take you where the fish are biting. You can expect to fish within a 40-nautical mile radius of Port Aransas, targeting Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, and more! You will be fishing from Captain Jack’s sleek 42’ Bertram, which is powered by twin 450 HP Cummins engines. The boat’s interior is air-conditioned and spacious and she also contains a full-sized bathroom. If you like a view, you’ll enjoy riding up in the boat’s spacious flybridge! Captain Jack will provide the rods and reels, bait, and tackle. You must bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp, food and drinks (no glass). These trips can host up to six people, so bring some good company! Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Jack! Read More

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Port Aransas Offshore Excursion

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trip description for Port A Deep Sea - 38' Bertram in Port Aransas

There you are fishing, sitting on aboard a fully furnished and mission-designed 38 ft Sportfishing Express with your feet propped up on the fish box. Your favorite beverage in one hand, almost lulled to sleep with the slapping waves rocking the boat and the sea breeze cooling the brow. All of a sudden, from the bridge comes the bellow “FISH ON”!!! Suddenly from the peaceful calm, you realize it is time to get down to fishing! The mate has been in fast motion moving the rods so you can get at the one with the fish. There is no doubt what rod to pick up; it’s the one bent over double and the reel screaming. Adrenaline is pumping through your body, you reach for the rod, and with a little struggle, you remove it from the holder. You cram the fishing rod into the fighting belt that is strapped around your waist. Getting your body square to the fish and leaning into the padded stern, your desire to overpower the fish and become the victor has begun! This could be your experience when you head out with Captain Hunter aboard the fantastic 38ft Sport Express built explicitly for running badass offshore trips out of Port Aransas. Offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico offers some of the most exciting sport fishing in the world, and this 6 hour trip provides an awesome opportunity to catch a variety of fish species like snapper, wahoo, shark, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, amberjack, blackfin tuna, mahi-mahi, and whatever else you and Captain Hunter can find out there! Based in Port Aransas, and with the right boat for the job, Captain Hunter is able to get to blue water quickly. This means you spend more time trolling, deep dropping and sight fishing, and less time riding to and fro. Bait, fuel, and water are provided on all trips. All you need to bring is your sunscreen, sunglasses, food, BYOB, a cooler for fish transport, and any special items you need aboard a 6 hour trip! Read More

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Port A Deep Sea - 38' Bertram

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Everything to Know About Booking a Port Aransas blacktip shark fishing charter

What are the best blacktip shark fishing charters in Port Aransas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 20 blacktip shark trips in Port Aransas, and the most popular trips in the area are Into the Depths- Captain Daniel guided by Danny, Port Aransas Inshore Adventure guided by Corey, and Captain Daniel's Fish Frenzy guided by Danny.

Our guides in Port Aransas are rated a 4.88 out of 5 based on 2707 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 Blacktip Shark charter is Corpus Christi.

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

What types of blacktip shark fishing charters are common in Port Aransas?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blacktip shark in Port Aransas as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

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

How much do Port Aransas blacktip shark fishing charters cost?

for blacktip shark in Port Aransas prices can range anywhere from about $715 to $3,500, but the average price for a half day trip for blacktip shark in Port Aransas is $1,096. The average price for a full day trip for blacktip shark in Port Aransas is $2,314.

What month is best for blacktip shark fishing in Port Aransas?

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

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

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

What is blacktip shark fishing in Port Aransas all about?

Blacktip Shark fishing in Port Aransas provides anglers with an exhilarating offshore experience, targeting one of the ocean's most iconic and acrobatic predators. Recognized for their distinctive black-tipped fins and high-energy leaps, Blacktip Sharks are known for their aerial displays during the fight. The Gulf waters off Port Aransas host Blacktip Sharks, particularly in the warmer months when these pelagic predators migrate closer to the coast. Anglers often encounter Blacktip Sharks nearshore and around offshore structures, making them accessible targets for those seeking an adrenaline-pumping angling adventure.

The pursuit of Blacktip Sharks in Port Aransas involves deploying specialized techniques and tackle to handle the strength and agility of these predators. Anglers typically use heavy-duty spinning or conventional tackle paired with strong leaders and circle hooks. Live or cut bait, such as mullet, menhaden, or other oily fish, is commonly employed to entice strikes from Blacktip Sharks. Trolling with artificial lures designed to mimic the rapid movements of baitfish is another effective method, allowing anglers to cover a larger area and attract the attention of these high-speed predators.

Blacktip Shark seasons in Port Aransas align with the warmer months, from late spring through early fall, when these sharks are more active and closer to the coast. The combination of favorable water temperatures and abundant prey in the Gulf waters contributes to the increased presence of Blacktip Sharks during these seasons. Anglers targeting Blacktip Sharks can often experience thrilling surface strikes and powerful runs, adding an exciting dimension to offshore fishing adventures in Port Aransas. The catch-and-release practices prevalent in Blacktip Shark fishing contribute to the sustainability of these shark populations, allowing anglers to enjoy the excitement of the pursuit while promoting conservation efforts in the Texas Gulf coast waters.

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

Blacktip Shark seasons in Port Aransas follow the migratory patterns of these dynamic predators and align with the changing temperatures of the Gulf waters. The prime seasons for targeting Blacktip Sharks typically unfold during the warmer months, from late spring through early fall. As the water temperatures rise, Blacktip Sharks become more active and migrate closer to the coast, offering anglers increased opportunities for thrilling encounters. Late spring and summer mark the peak Blacktip Shark seasons in Port Aransas, providing anglers with a window of heightened activity for these iconic sharks.

During the peak Blacktip Shark seasons, anglers often find success nearshore and around offshore structures, where these predators patrol in search of prey. The use of live or cut bait, such as mullet, menhaden, or other oily fish, proves effective in enticing strikes from Blacktip Sharks. Trolling with artificial lures that mimic the rapid movements of baitfish is also a popular method, allowing anglers to cover more water and increase their chances of encountering these high-speed predators. Understanding the seasonal movements and behaviors of Blacktip Sharks is crucial for anglers looking to optimize their fishing efforts during the peak seasons in Port Aransas.

While late spring through early fall marks the primary Blacktip Shark seasons, some anglers may still encounter opportunities to target these sharks in the early fall as the waters gradually cool. The distinct seasons of Blacktip Sharks in Port Aransas create a dynamic and exciting offshore fishing calendar, with anglers adjusting their tactics based on the seasonal patterns and the migratory movements of these iconic predators. The warmer Gulf waters, rich in prey, contribute to the allure of Blacktip Shark fishing during the prime seasons, offering anglers the chance to engage in thrilling pursuits against the backdrop of the vibrant Texas coast.

What techniques are popular for catching blacktip shark fishing in Port Aransas?

Blacktip Shark fishing in Port Aransas involves employing specialized techniques tailored to the speed and aggression of these iconic predators. Anglers typically use heavy-duty spinning or conventional tackle, paired with strong leaders and circle hooks, to handle the strength and acrobatics of Blacktip Sharks. Live or cut bait is a common choice for enticing strikes, with mullet, menhaden, or other oily fish being effective options. The use of wire leaders is often recommended to prevent the sharp teeth of Blacktip Sharks from cutting through the fishing line during intense battles.

One popular technique for Blacktip Shark fishing involves trolling with artificial lures designed to mimic the rapid movements of baitfish. Skirted trolling lures, diving plugs, or other high-speed offerings can be towed behind the boat, covering a larger area and attracting the attention of Blacktip Sharks patrolling nearshore and offshore waters. This method adds an element of excitement to the pursuit, as anglers anticipate surface strikes and powerful runs characteristic of Blacktip Sharks. The visual spectacle of these sharks chasing lures adds to the thrill of offshore fishing adventures in Port Aransas.

Another effective Blacktip Shark fishing technique is deploying chum to create a scent trail that attracts these predators to the boat. Chumming involves using a mix of ground-up bait, fish oils, and other attractants to create a zone of heightened olfactory stimuli. Once Blacktip Sharks are drawn in, anglers present live or cut bait to entice strikes. This method is particularly effective near structures where these sharks often patrol. The combination of trolling, chumming, and strategic bait presentations adds versatility to Blacktip Shark fishing in Port Aransas, allowing anglers to adapt their techniques based on the conditions and preferences of these dynamic predators.

What other species are popular in Port Aransas?

Port Aransas offers a diverse array of fishing opportunities beyond the adrenaline-pumping pursuit of Blacktip Sharks, presenting anglers with various inshore and offshore species to target. One notable catch is the Red Snapper, a sought-after reef fish known for its vibrant coloration and delicious taste. Red Snapper seasons in the summer months draw anglers offshore to reefs, artificial structures, and wrecks where these prized fish congregate. Utilizing a mix of natural bait and artificial lures, anglers can engage in exciting battles with Red Snapper while enjoying the rewarding experience of landing these delectable reef dwellers.

For those seeking an inshore challenge, Speckled Trout is a popular target in the bays and estuaries around Port Aransas. These elusive fish, known for their distinctive spots, are often found near grassy flats and around oyster beds. Anglers employ a variety of techniques, including live bait, soft plastics, or topwater lures, to entice Speckled Trout strikes. The combination of their striking appearance and the thrill of their acrobatic fights makes Speckled Trout a favorite among inshore anglers, adding an extra dimension to the diverse fishing opportunities in Port Aransas.

Offshore enthusiasts in Port Aransas can target King Mackerel, a fast and powerful pelagic species often found nearshore and around offshore structures. Trolling with live bait or artificial lures is a common method for enticing King Mackerel, providing anglers with an adrenaline-pumping experience. The Gulf waters off Port Aransas also host other offshore gems, including Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, and Amberjack, each offering its own set of challenges and rewards. The variety of species available ensures that anglers can tailor their fishing excursions to their preferences and explore the rich and dynamic waters of the Texas coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was great!! We had a great day..

    Kimberly B. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was an amazing guide! We had a blast and caught some reds. Will be booking with Corey again!!!

    Kathryn E. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt. Corey did a wonderful job. Gives great service. Has an awesome attitude. Handles his boat well, Very clean and well kept. Will definitely book with him again.

    Henry V. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Thanks, Corey. You are a good Captain. The Sheepshead filets were great and the day on the boat was fantastic. Too bad the fishing wasn’t better. Thanks for spending the extra time. The Krall Fsmily

    Clayton K. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was AMAZING! We had a great time, and caught lots of fish!

    Britny P. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We did not have a good experience. The seas were very rough, we got sea sick, completely drenched and my husband fell out of his wheelchair when the boat hit a big wave at about mile 13 or 14. He was stayed seated on the floor of the boat as we attempted to continue out. After about 1.5 hours, we were less than 20 miles out, we decided to ask the captain to turn around.

    Gabriel D. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was awesome! He communicated with me the the whole time and was more than accommodating to my group. This was the first ever trip I booked and I definitely will be booking again. If you want a great time and a great captain this is your trip!!

    Noah C. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had an awesome trip with Hunter and Jacob. Started slow, but quickly ramped up and we were on Kingfish and Cuda for hours!

    Christopher N. with Ron W. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with James (AKA Grandpa) seas were a little rough but that's too be expected. Had a Member of our group get very ill and not only was James's first thought his safety but we cut our trip short and he even discounted the fees. Very thankful and will use them again. I can't put the review in and not mention Daryl, his mate, as well. To notch crew!!

    Jason L. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We didn't get a hit, but learned about the process and had a great time. Tristan and Corbit were great. There may have been a snag with the booking and guide schedule coordination, but Tristan resolved the double booking glitch. Booking agent was unable to answer basic questions about the trip, but better information with call back.

    Julie P. with Tristan B. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Absolute best first time trip! Our captain, and his deckhand were fantastic, and really knew how make a good joke :) all around an enjoyable time.

    Macrae A. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    This guys passion and dedication to doing what he loves is absolutely incredible and 100% genuine. Fantastic trip for my Son and I to be a part of Jason getting this 8’ 7” Tiger Shark notched in his belt this year.

    Daniel G. with Jason G. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Did a half day trip with Tristan, and was thoroughly impressed. Very quick and efficient with set up and getting baits out. We caught 2 nice sharks and had a few more on. Tristan takes the time he needs to with less experienced anglers and gets them where they need to be. Very effective communicator when asked questions. The best guided experience I’ve had. If you’re going to be in the corpus area and want to go fish for sharks, I can’t recommend him enough!

    with Tristan B. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent. 4 great Wahoo and lots of snapper great guys. Loved it.

    Chuck G. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

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