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Port A Slam - 24' Trans Cat

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Port A Family Trip

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Port Aransas Inshore Adventure

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Tortuga Flats Fishing Fiesta

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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Port Aransas

Captain Jeff offers fantastic half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips fly-fishing for Redfish along Texas' Coastal Bend. All rods, reels, tackle, and flies are provided—all you need is a current Texas fishing license, snacks, and polarized sunglasses. These trips are great for 1-2 anglers of all skill levels. Nothing beats catching a Texas Redfish on the fly! Note also, Captain Jeff doesn't pay too much attention to the time on his trips. He's out there to make sure you get your shots, not stare at his watch! Read More

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Redfish On The Fly

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $
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trip description for Bay Adventure- 23' Parker in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel for an exciting day of bay fishing! The inshore canals and bays around Port Aransas are home to some of the world's best inshore fishing, so get ready to catch some fish! On this 6-hour adventure, Captain Daniel will motor out west to the Corpus Christi Bay, east to Aransas Bay, or north to Redfish Bay where you'll be going after exciting bay fish such as Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. You can go after these fish with a few different methods, and this boat is equipped for bottom fishing, heavy tackle, jigging, light tackle, and trolling. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. 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, you'll be aboard a 23' Parker center console with a capacity of 4 anglers. This balanced vessel is designed for inshore waters and will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting! She comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a wireless trolling motor. Captain Daniel will supply all rods and reels, tackle and bait. 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 have an adventure out on the bay with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Bay Adventure- 23' Parker

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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 Back Bays and Beyond! in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel for an exciting day of bay fishing! The inshore canals and bays around Port Aransas are home to some of the world's best inshore fishing, so get ready to catch some fish! On this 6-hour adventure, Captain Daniel will motor out west to the Corpus Christi Bay, east to Aransas Bay, or north to Redfish Bay where you'll be going after exciting bay fish such as Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. You can go after these fish with a few different methods, and this boat is equipped for bottom fishing, heavy tackle, jigging, light tackle, and trolling. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. 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, you'll be aboard a 23' Parker center console with a capacity of 4 anglers. This balanced vessel is designed for inshore waters and will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting! She comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a wireless trolling motor. Captain Daniel will supply all rods and reels, tackle and bait. 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 have an adventure out on the bay with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Back Bays And Beyond!

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Port Aransas Inshore Fishing in Port Aransas

Enjoy Texas Gulf Coast fishing in the saltwater bays and flats surrounding Rockport, Aransas Pass, Port Aransas and Ingleside, Texas with Captain Justin. Fish for Monster sized redfish, trophy trout and flounder in Copano, St. Charles, Redfish, Aransas, Mesquite, San Antonio and South bays. While redfish and speckled trout are the main focus of Captain Justin, it is important to be prepared for anything. It is not uncommon to have opportunities at jack crevalle, black drum, sheepshead, flounder, triple tail, lady fish, and maybe even small sharks. Read More

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Port Aransas Inshore Fishing

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trip description for Coastal Bend Live Action! in Port Aransas

Let Captain Mark be your guide to some of the top fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast! He has years of experience fishing this water, and knows all the best spots around Corpus Christi to find big ol' Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. On this trip, you'll be fishing aboard his 22' Blue Wave bay boat, a fast boat powered by a 148-HP Evinrude engine. Depending on the area and the species, you'll use a combination of live bait and lures on light tackle to bring in the fish. Captain Mark is extremely knowledgeable and has tons of tips and tricks to help improve your presentation, perfect your technique, and ultimately bring in more trophy fish! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, this trip will be a blast. It's also a great way to hook a "Texas Grand Slam" by catching a Redfish, a Trout, and a Flounder in one day! Get out there and see all the great fishing that Corpus Christi offers with Captain Mark. Read More

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Coastal Bend Live Action!

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Port Aransas redfish fishing charter

What are the best redfish fishing charters in Port Aransas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 129 redfish trips in Port Aransas, and the most popular trips in the area are Coastal Bend Inshore Slam guided by Alex, Port A Slam - 24' Trans Cat guided by Heath, and Port A Family Trip guided by Ruben.

Our guides in Port Aransas are rated a 4.85 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Redfish charter include Rockport, Corpus Christi and Aransas Pass.

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

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

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

The most common fishing techniques in Port Aransas are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but drift fishing and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do Port Aransas redfish fishing charters cost?

for redfish in Port Aransas prices can range anywhere from about $550 to $1,000, but the average price for a half day trip for redfish in Port Aransas is $695. The average price for a full day trip for redfish in Port Aransas is $840.

What month is best for redfish fishing in Port Aransas?

The most popular season for redfish fishing in Port Aransas is summer, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.

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

Redfish fishing in Port Aransas, Texas, offers anglers an exciting and rewarding experience in the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. Port Aransas is renowned for its abundant populations of redfish, also known as red drum, which thrive in the shallow bays, marshes, and estuaries that surround the area. These hard-fighting game fish are known for their distinctive coppery coloration and powerful runs, making them a favorite target among anglers of all skill levels.

One of the most popular methods for targeting redfish in Port Aransas is sight-fishing in the shallow flats and backcountry waters. Anglers pole or drift quietly along the flats, scanning the clear, shallow waters for the telltale signs of feeding redfish, such as wakes, tails, or nervous water. Once spotted, anglers cast carefully placed lures or live bait in front of the fish, enticing them to strike. This method requires patience, keen observation, and precise casting skills, but can result in thrilling hookups with trophy-sized redfish against the backdrop of Port Aransas' scenic coastal landscape.

In addition to sight-fishing, anglers in Port Aransas can also target redfish along the jetties, inlets, and channels that connect the bay systems to the Gulf of Mexico. Using a variety of techniques such as bottom fishing with cut bait or casting lures around structure, anglers can intercept redfish as they move along the shoreline in search of prey. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shoreline, Port Aransas offers countless opportunities for anglers to hook into these hard-fighting and delicious fish, making it a premier destination for redfish enthusiasts.

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

Tarpon fishing seasons in Port Aransas, Texas, follow distinct patterns dictated by the annual migration of these majestic game fish along the Texas Gulf Coast. The prime tarpon fishing season typically spans from late spring to early fall, coinciding with warmer water temperatures and the peak of tarpon migration. During this time, tarpon can be found in abundance in the waters surrounding Port Aransas as they move along the coastline in search of spawning grounds and abundant prey.

In the spring months, which typically extend from March to June, tarpon begin their northward migration along the Texas coast, passing through Port Aransas's pristine waters. Anglers can expect to encounter large schools of tarpon as they move along the flats, channels, and nearshore reefs, providing exciting opportunities for sight-fishing and hooking into these hard-fighting fish. As the water temperatures rise, tarpon become more active and aggressive, making them more receptive to various fishing techniques.

During the fall months, from September to November, Port Aransas experiences another surge in tarpon activity as the fish begin their southward migration back towards their wintering grounds. This period, known as the "fall run," offers anglers a second chance to target tarpon as they pass through Port Aransas's waters in large numbers. With cooler temperatures and calmer seas, fall provides ideal conditions for tarpon fishing, making it a favorite time of year for anglers seeking to experience the thrill of battling these iconic game fish amidst the stunning backdrop of Port Aransas's coastal scenery.

What techniques are popular for catching redfish in Port Aransas?

Tarpon fishing in Port Aransas, Texas, requires anglers to employ a variety of techniques to successfully target these powerful game fish. One popular method is sight-fishing in the shallow flats and backcountry waters that surround the area. Anglers pole or drift quietly along the flats, scanning the clear, shallow waters for the telltale signs of rolling or tailing tarpon. Once spotted, anglers cast live bait, such as mullet or pilchards, or artificial lures in front of the fish, enticing them to strike. This method demands patience, keen observation, and precise casting skills, but can result in thrilling hookups with trophy-sized tarpon against the picturesque backdrop of Port Aransas's coastal landscape.

Another effective technique for tarpon fishing in Port Aransas is trolling along the nearshore reefs and channels. Anglers use downriggers or planers to present live bait, such as mullet or pogies, at various depths to entice tarpon that patrol these areas in search of prey. Trolling allows anglers to cover a large area and target tarpon that may be actively feeding or cruising along the structure. Anglers can also use artificial lures, such as diving plugs or swimbaits, to mimic the movement of baitfish and attract the attention of tarpon.

Additionally, anglers in Port Aransas can target tarpon using bottom fishing techniques in deeper channels and passes. Anglers anchor or drift along the edges of channels, bridges, or underwater structures and deploy live bait, such as crabs or pinfish, on the bottom using Carolina rigs or fish-finder rigs. This method allows anglers to intercept tarpon as they move along the channel edges in search of food. Whether sight-fishing, trolling, or bottom fishing, Port Aransas offers anglers a variety of effective techniques to hook into trophy-sized tarpon and experience the thrill of big-game fishing in one of Texas's premier fishing destinations.

What other species are popular in Port Aransas?

In addition to targeting redfish, Port Aransas, Texas, offers anglers a diverse array of other species to pursue in its productive waters. One popular option is speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout, which inhabit the shallow bays, marshes, and estuaries surrounding Port Aransas. These prized game fish are known for their aggressive strikes and delicious white flesh, making them a favorite target among anglers. Using live bait such as shrimp or mullet, or artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater plugs, anglers can target speckled trout throughout the year, with peak seasons typically occurring in the spring and fall.

Another sought-after species in Port Aransas is flounder, prized for their delicate flavor and challenging fights. Flounder can be found in the sandy bottoms and nearshore waters of Port Aransas's bays and channels, where they lie in wait to ambush passing prey. Anglers can target flounder using a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing with live bait such as mullet or mud minnows, or casting artificial lures such as soft plastics or jigging spoons. Flounder fishing is particularly productive during the fall months, when these flatfish migrate inshore to spawn.

Additionally, Port Aransas offers opportunities to catch a variety of other species, including black drum, sheepshead, Spanish mackerel, and kingfish, among others. Whether fishing inshore, offshore, or along the shoreline, anglers can explore the diverse marine ecosystem that thrives in the waters off Port Aransas. With its warm climate, nutrient-rich waters, and abundant fish populations, Port Aransas provides anglers with endless opportunities for thrilling fishing adventures and memorable catches.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Ruben is an experienced captain and put us on the fish on a slow day.

    John B. with Ruben S. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mark at Captain experiences was great put us rite on the trout we must have caught 50 and hit our limit I would defiantly recocomend captain experiences to all my fishing buddy's thanks captain experiences 👍✝️🙏

    Kenny H. with Mark H. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was great, we limited to quick thank you

    Tomas C. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jim took me and my husband out and we had a blast he knew the area very well and was knowledgeable of where the bites would be. Would definitely book again

    Shannon P. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Highly recommend Capt Brody. Good day of fishing and he is great with the kids.

    Steve R. with Brody J. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain David was a great guide. I had a good time and got to land some really nice fish. Thank you.

    Curtis H. with David L. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The best trip I have ever been on Really nice to meet Captain Toby We will be using Toby again

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Of all the fishing trips I have been on . The one with Captain Toby is by far the best one We all had a great time

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I went out with Rueben and had a great time. It was a windy day and the fish weren’t initially biting but he took us to a bunch of different spots and we hauled in a few redfish. He was a great role model for my son who wants to be a fishing guide someday. Would definitely go out with him again.

    Jeremy F. with Ruben S. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip. Conditions weren't ideal but Jason managed to find fish for us and keep it interesting. Highly recommend.

    James B. with Jason M. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain put us on the fish wonderful boat was so helpful we didn’t have to do anything but reel in the fish will only use you for our charter experience thank you so much for making the day a special day for my son birthday

    Paul M. with Mark H. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Jeff was a very knowledgeable guide, very helpful and worked hard to put us on the fish…highly recommend.

    Mike M. with Jeff H. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip Justin got us limited out and it was a beautiful morning on the water

    Jeffrey A. with Justin M. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Trey was very accomidating and helpful throughout the trip. There wasn't a whole lot of fish that day (as was the case for the other boats), but we still managed to catch what we needed. Trey also gave us a great recommendation for a nearby restaurant to have our fish cooked. Thanks Trey! Tip well deserved!

    Kevin M. with Trey C. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Travis is great! Easy going. Super knowledgeable. A+. Would def book him again.

    Clay S. with Travis G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was an excellent experience he showed us what to do and gave us tips on how to catch the fish he was funny and talked to us and made sure we had a good time. The overall experience was amazing.

    Fernando M. with Joe S. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a blast.

    Casey D. with Jeremy G. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    great guide…highly recommend…

    Elliot W. with Joshua K. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was fantastic! Went out of his way to get the “right” bait (which it was!). We caught enough fish, on a really windy day, for the kids to have wonderful memories. He’s great with kids, has plenty of interesting stories and just a pleasure to be around. Book with Corey! You won’t regret it!

    Rick A. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Limited on Sheapshead. 25 total fish between 3 people. Shane did a great job of making sure we had what we needed to keep catching

    Arthur K. with Shayne M. of Corpus Christi, Texas

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