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Into The Depths- Captain Daniel

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Captain Daniel's Fish Frenzy

100% (3)
36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Port Aransas Inshore Adventure

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23 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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Port A Rod-Bending Action

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Port Aransas State Water Offshore

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Port A Offshore - 31' Bertram

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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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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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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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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Epic Deep Sea Fishing

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Port A Offshore - 44' Tiarra 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 44' Tiarra with a capacity of 6 anglers. Powered by twin inboard Desiel 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 - 44' Tiarra

100% (1)
44 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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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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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Offshore Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi

Embark on an exhilarating 8-hour fishing adventure in the breathtaking waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This fishing trip is designed to provide an unforgettable experience for up to 6 anglers, ensuring a memorable outing for you and your friends or family. With all the essential equipment provided, including bait, fuel, rods, and reels, you can focus solely on the thrill of the catch. As you set sail from Texas' picturesque Coastal Bend, you'll be greeted by the gentle ocean breeze and panoramic views of the Texas coastline. Our experienced and knowledgeable captain and crew will guide you to the best fishing spots, leveraging their expertise to increase your chances of reeling in some remarkable catches. The fishing gear is fully provided, ensuring that you have everything you need to hook your dream catch. The high-quality rods and reels are meticulously maintained and selected to suit various fishing techniques and preferences. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our equipment is designed to enhance your fishing experience and help you make the most of your time on the water. Throughout the excursion, you'll have the opportunity to target a wide range of fish species that inhabit the bountiful waters of Port Aransas. From redfish and speckled trout to flounder and snapper, the possibilities are endless. The captain will share their local knowledge, providing valuable tips and tricks to maximize your chances of landing a prized catch. While we take care of the fishing essentials, we encourage you to bring along your favorite drinks and snacks to keep you refreshed and energized throughout the trip. Feel free to pack your preferred beverages and snacks, ensuring that you have your personal favorites to enjoy during breaks between reeling in those big ones. So, gather your friends, bring your enthusiasm, and prepare yourself for an unforgettable 8-hour fishing excursion in the captivating waters of Texas's Coastal Bend. With our top-notch equipment and seasoned crew, this trip promises to be an exhilarating adventure filled with excitement, camaraderie, and the thrill of the catch. Read More

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Offshore Corpus Christi

100% (1)
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip in Corpus Christi

Join Captain Kevin for a full-day (~8hr) excursion fishing around the Corpus Christi area! Whether you are a pro or just beginning your fishing career, Capt. Kevin will put his 30+ years of experience to work teaching you what you need to know or collaborating with you over the course of the day to find trophy fish. On your trip, you can expect to explore the South Texas coast anywhere from Copano Bay down to the Laguna Madre depending on fish trends, weather, and your personal preference. To Kevin, fishing isn't just his job, it's his passion and his lifestyle. He likes all kinds of fishing and is willing to cater your day around what you're looking for. You can chase big Trout, Redfish, and Flounder in the bay, or fish nearshore, when weather permits. Throw artificials, live bait, cut bait, or flyfish. You can even try out multiple different techniques and see which one works best for you. Captain Kevin will take care of all the gear as well, all you need to do is coordinate with him ahead of time so he brings the right gear for you. Otherwise, all you need to bring is your Texas fishing license and your beverages of choice, and let Captain Kevin take care of the rest for your full-day adventure! Read More

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Baffin / Laguna Madre Trip

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Port Aransas cobia fishing charter

What are the best cobia fishing charters in Port Aransas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 cobia trips in Port Aransas, and the most popular trips in the area are Into the Depths- Captain Daniel guided by Danny, Captain Daniel's Fish Frenzy guided by Danny, and Port Aransas inshore adventure guided by Corey.

Our guides in Port Aransas are rated a 4.9 out of 5 based on 2555 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 Cobia charter is Corpus Christi.

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

What types of cobia fishing charters are common in Port Aransas?

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

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

How much do Port Aransas cobia fishing charters cost?

for cobia in Port Aransas prices can range anywhere from about $750 to $3,500, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in Port Aransas is $1,205. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in Port Aransas is $2,265.

What month is best for cobia fishing in Port Aransas?

The most popular season for cobia fishing in Port Aransas is summer, and most anglers book their trips 35 days in advance.

Do I need a Port Aransas fishing license for cobia and what are the bag limits for cobia 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 cobia fishing in Port Aransas all about?

Cobia fishing in Port Aransas provides anglers with an exciting opportunity to target a powerful and prized species in the nearshore and offshore waters. These migratory fish, also known as ling or lemonfish, are characterized by their distinctive appearance and aggressive feeding habits. Cobia are often found near structures such as oil rigs, wrecks, and buoys, where they seek shelter and prey on various marine species. The Gulf waters off Port Aransas offer prime habitat for Cobia, making them a sought-after catch among anglers exploring both inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

One of the key attractions of Cobia fishing in Port Aransas is the versatility of the methods employed to target these formidable fish. Anglers often use a combination of live bait, such as eels, crabs, or small fish, and artificial lures to entice strikes from Cobia. Sight-fishing is a popular technique when targeting Cobia in shallower waters, where anglers visually spot the fish cruising near the surface. This method allows for precise casting and adds an element of visual excitement to the pursuit of Cobia, making it a favorite among anglers exploring the nearshore waters around Port Aransas.

Cobia seasons in Port Aransas typically align with warmer months, particularly late spring through summer. During this period, Cobia migrate along the Gulf coast, offering anglers increased opportunities for successful encounters. Anglers often find success nearshore and offshore, with Cobia ranging in size from juveniles to larger individuals. The thrill of hooking into a strong and determined Cobia, combined with the variety of techniques available, makes Cobia fishing a popular and rewarding pursuit for anglers exploring the vibrant waters off Port Aransas.

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

Cobia seasons in Port Aransas showcase the dynamic patterns of these migratory fish as they move along the Gulf coast. The prime seasons for targeting Cobia typically unfold during late spring and extend through the summer months. As the waters warm up, Cobia become more active, and their migration brings them closer to the Texas coast, providing anglers in Port Aransas with increased opportunities to encounter these powerful and prized fish. During this period, Cobia can be found nearshore and offshore, making them accessible to anglers exploring a variety of fishing grounds.

The warmer months mark the peak Cobia seasons in Port Aransas, aligning with their migratory patterns and the availability of prey species in the Gulf waters. Anglers often target Cobia near structures such as oil rigs, wrecks, and buoys, where these fish seek shelter and abundant forage. In addition to their propensity for structure, Cobia are known to follow rays, sharks, and other large marine animals, adding an element of unpredictability to their movements during the seasons. Anglers keen on Cobia fishing in Port Aransas can adapt their strategies based on the seasonal patterns, utilizing a variety of baits and lures to entice strikes from these formidable and opportunistic predators.

While late spring and summer are considered the primary Cobia seasons, anglers in Port Aransas may still encounter opportunities to target these fish in the early fall as the waters gradually cool. Understanding the seasonal nuances and the behavior of Cobia allows anglers to plan their fishing excursions strategically, maximizing their chances of a successful and thrilling Cobia encounter. The distinct seasons of Cobia in Port Aransas contribute to the allure and excitement of pursuing these migratory fish in the rich and varied waters of the Texas Gulf coast.

What techniques are popular for catching cobia fishing in Port Aransas?

Cobia fishing in Port Aransas requires a versatile approach, given the diverse habitats these fish frequent. One effective technique employed by anglers is sight-fishing, particularly in shallower waters nearshore. This method involves actively scanning the surface for cruising Cobia, often in the company of rays, sharks, or other large marine animals. Once spotted, anglers can present a variety of baits, including live eels, crabs, or small fish, to entice strikes from these opportunistic predators. Sight-fishing adds an element of excitement to Cobia fishing in Port Aransas, as anglers can witness the fish's powerful response to their offerings and make precise casts to trigger aggressive strikes.

Another popular technique for Cobia fishing in Port Aransas involves targeting structures such as oil rigs, wrecks, or buoys where these fish seek shelter and prey. Anglers deploy live bait, such as eels or small fish, rigged to entice Cobia in these offshore environments. Trolling with artificial lures, such as bucktail jigs or diving plugs, is also an effective method when covering larger areas around structures to locate actively feeding Cobia. This versatile approach allows anglers to adapt their techniques based on the specific conditions and the behavior of Cobia in different habitats.

Chumming is a strategic technique often employed by anglers targeting Cobia in Port Aransas. By deploying a mix of cut bait, fish oils, and other attractants near structures, anglers can create a scent trail that entices Cobia to the vicinity of the boat. Once the fish are drawn in, anglers present live or rigged bait to tempt Cobia into striking. This method is particularly effective in offshore environments where the scent trail can carry through the water, attracting Cobia from a distance. The combination of sight-fishing, structure-focused tactics, and chumming adds a dynamic and rewarding dimension to Cobia fishing in the vibrant coastal waters of Port Aransas.

What other species are popular in Port Aransas?

Beyond the pursuit of Cobia, Port Aransas offers anglers a diverse range of species to target in both inshore and offshore waters. One notable catch is the Redfish, a prized inshore species known for its coppery coloration and strong fights. Redfish can be found in the bays, estuaries, and marshes around Port Aransas, often striking at a variety of baits, including live shrimp, mullet, or artificial lures like soft plastics. Anglers enjoy the challenge of sight-fishing for Redfish in the clear coastal waters, making it a popular and visually engaging pursuit.

For those seeking offshore adventures, King Mackerel is a fast and powerful pelagic species commonly found nearshore and around structures. Trolling with live bait or artificial lures is a common technique for enticing King Mackerel, providing anglers with an exhilarating 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.

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip! Everyone had a great time! Highly recommend!

    Jason G. with Travis M. of Corpus Christi, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    3 of us joined Kevin on an 8 hour bay fishing trip and had a fantastic time, Kevin was knowledgeable, helpful and able to get us on some great fish. Will definitely be using him in the future and would recommend him as well!

    Dalton F. with Kevin G. 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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