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Fishing in Port Isabel

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Snapper Season Baby!!!

100% (1)
25 ft 1 - 5 People $$

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Other Trips in Port Isabel

Fishing in Port Mansfield
Fishing in Port Mansfield
Fishing in Port Mansfield
trip description for Laguna Madre Inshore Adventure in Port Mansfield

Embark on an unforgettable outdoor adventure with Captain Burt where you’ll be targeting the Texas "Big Three": Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. Captain Burt has fished the waters of Port Mansfield for over three decades and loves showing people of all skill levels how to fish the local waters. No matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, you’ll be in good hands! You’ll be fishing aboard his 24' Dargel Skout center console, which can accommodate 5 anglers. Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks, a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Burt will provide all rods, reels, tackle, lures, water, and ice for your upcoming trip. Captain Burt will also clean and fillet your catch back at the marina, so make sure you bring a large cooler to get your fish home. Captain Burt likes to launch out of Port Mansfield, but will also launch out of Arroyo City and South Padre Island. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Port Mansfield

Laguna Madre Inshore Adventure

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Laguna Madre Drift in South Padre Island

Enjoy a day with Captain Ron as you adventure through Lower Laguna Madre! Your day out with Captain Ron will see you drifting the shallow waters that can be up to 3’ deep. You will be fishing with both artificial and live bait, as well as trying anchored up fishing. Captain Ron will help you target Redfish, Flounder, Seatrout, Black Drum, and Sheepshead throughout your 5-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure. For these trips, Captain Ron uses a 24’ Shallow Sport bay which can accommodate 4 anglers. Captain Ron will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License and some good company! Come on down and make some memories with Captain Ron! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Laguna Madre Drift

100% (21)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
trip description for Full Day or Half Day Fishing Trip in Port Isabel

Captain Jamie will help you target Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder throughout your 5-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) trip in lower Laguna Madre. He's happy to host anglers of all skill levels, and loves teaching beginners and children. Captain Jaime fishes with live and cut bait for Redfish and Speckled Trout on light spinning tackle. Captain Jamie fishes from his 2016 25’ Dargel Boatworks flats boat powered by a 250 HP Suzuki engine. The vessel can host up to 5 anglers for a comfortable day of fishing for all. All fishing equipment will be ready for your trip, as well as a range of artificial lures. After the trip, Captain Jaime will clean and fillet your catch so you can take it home to the kitchen! The Laguna Madre is an incredible body of water, offering a pristine ecosystem for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Triple Tail, Snook, Tarpon, and more to call home. Be sure to purchase a Texas saltwater fishing license online for each angler, bring some snacks and drinks, and don’t forget some sun block! Other than that, meet Captain Jaime in Port Isabel ready to fish and to spend a fantastic day on the Laguna Madre! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Full Day Or Half Day Fishing Trip

100% (6)
25 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
trip description for Port Isabel 5-Hour - 25’ Majek in Port Isabel

Join Captain Walter for a great day exploring the local waters! On this action-packed adventure, you can expect to reel in some Black Drum and some Bull Redfish. These two species will put up a good fight, so be prepared. Make sure you give those hamstrings a little stretch before you hit the water. You might also run into Mangrove Snappers, Sheepshead, Snook, Fluke, and Spotted Seatrout. For these trips, Captain Walter uses a 25’ Majek Illusion boat - a spacious vessel that can accommodate up to 6 anglers. Captain Walter will provide rods and tackle as well as drinks. You can purchase live bait for an additional fee. Other than that, make sure you bring a valid Texas Fishing License and any food and drink of your choice. Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and just have fun fishing with Captain Walter! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Port Isabel 5-Hour - 25’ Majek

100% (9)
25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Rio Hondo
Fishing in Rio Hondo
Fishing in Rio Hondo
trip description for Laguna Madre Inshore Trip in Rio Hondo

Join Captain Andre on a fishing trip into the Laguna Madre and experience the thrill of catching a variety of inshore fish species. With his years of experience in the area, Captain Andre is well-versed in all the techniques needed to catch different species, and he's more than willing to work with you to tailor the outing to your specific goals. Whether you're after limits for dinner or looking to catch a trophy Redfish or Snook, Captain Andre will make sure you make the most of your time out on the water. He offers a wide range of fishing techniques, from throwing artificial lures and live bait on light tackle to drift fishing the bays and bottom fishing. He'll provide expert recommendations based on the weather and tides to help you make the right choice. Captain Andre provides all the necessary fishing gear, including rods, reels, and tackle, as well as water and his extensive knowledge of the area. You only need to bring your favorite snacks and beverages and a valid Texas fishing license, and he'll take care of the rest for your South Texas fishing adventure. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Rio Hondo

Laguna Madre Inshore Trip

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1 - 3 People $
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for South Padre Island Deep Sea in South Padre Island

Get excited about the trip of lifetime with Captain Emilio here who invites you on a deep-sea fishing adventure in the productive waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of South Padre Island, Texas. For these 6, 8, 10 and 12-hour adventures, Captain Emilio uses his badass 35’ Bertram offshore sportfishing boat that can handle up to 6 anglers. The vessel has a powerful twin Caterpillar 450 HP engine for a combined 900 HP's of propulsion power and modern navigation technology which guarantees you a safe and quick trip to your destination. Its impossible to say for sure what monsters lurk at each depth at any given time, but on shorter trips you can expect to catch Tripletail, Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, while longer trips give opportunities for bigger pelagics like Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, and bigger tuna species! Emilio will provide live bait, rods, reels, and tackle. *the fuel price is included in the price of the trip so there are no surprises at the end of your trip!* There will also be a first mate at your disposal all the time. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License, food and drinks of your choice, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Come and explore this fishing paradise and make some everlasting memories with Captain Emilio! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Island Deep Sea

92% (13)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for South Padre Offshore Fishing in South Padre Island

Come have some serious fun and explore some of the most prolific waters in the area with Captain Henry! Captain Henry hotspots in SPI have been hitting, so make sure to listen closely to his tips and tricks. On these 6 or 8-hour state water offshore trips, you can expect to target Kings, Blackfin, Bonito and Red Snapper (when in season), and many more species! When Red Snapper is in season, Captain Henry has some special spots way up the coast that hold some big boy Red Snapper within the State Water line! You will be fishing aboard Captain Henry’s 30-foot center console powered by twin 300 HP Mercury Verado engines. It can accommodate up to 6 anglers, has a private toilet, spearfishing and snorkeling equipment, and a livewell. A first mate will also be on board to help you when you need it. Don’t forget to bring a valid Texas Fishing License (which you can purchase online), a hat, sunscreen, some food and drinks for the day, and an ice box to take home your day’s catch. Henry will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. For an additional fee, he will clean and fillet your day’s catch. Get ready for an action-packed day on the water with Captain Henry! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Offshore Fishing

67% (3)
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for SPI Classic in South Padre Island

Climb aboard with Captain Aaron and experience the thrill of some seriously top-notch shallow water fishing! Aside from the ship channels, the water is no more than 6’ deep, making it a great fishery for families and novice anglers who would like to avoid choppy waters. Captain Aaron will guide you to some inshore honey holes and flats that will allow you to try your hand at either bait fishing or sightfishing! The species you can expect to target using this technique are Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Flounder. For these trips, Captain Aaron uses his 20' Shallow Sport, which has a crasy shallow draft and sneak into the skinniest of water! Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License as well as food and drinks of your choice. Other than that, Captain Aaron will provide the rest. He will provide all lures, rods, reels, and tackle. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out to a fishing adventure to remember with Captain Aaron! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

SPI Classic

75% (12)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Laguna Madre Hookfest in South Padre Island

Head out on the productive waters of South Texas with Captain Kevin to hook into all kinds of inshore sportfish. South Padre Island is known for its wide variety of fun saltwater species and Captain Kevin knows how to catch them all! So, whether you're looking to catch limits and dinner, or chase down your next trophy Redfish or Snook, Capt. Kevin will help you make the most out of your time out on the water. Captain Kevin also caters to a wide variety of fishing techniques. From throwing artificial lures and live bait on light tackle, to drift fishing the bays and bottom fishing, he is willing to work with your goals for the day, and he will offer his expert recommendations based on the weather and tides to help you make the right choice. Your vessel for the day will be a 22' Shoalwater center console that can take up to 4 people, equipped with a 150 HP Yamaha to get you on the fish quickly and safely. Captain Kevin will supply you with all the rods, reels, tackle, water, and knowledge necessary to ensure a successful day out on the water. So all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and beverages and your Texas fishing license and let Captain Kevin take care of the rest for you! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Laguna Madre Hookfest

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
trip description for SPI's Most Popular Trip in Port Isabel

Head out onto the world-renowned waters of the South Texas Riviera with Captain Gary! He specializes in hooking into all kinds of inshore sportfish, including Speckled Trout, Red Fish, Flounder, Snook, Black Drum and Mangrove Snapper. Captain Gary is happy to cater your trip to your goals and is willing to fish with many different methods. He can also provide some expert tips and tricks so that you can improve your fishing abilities as well. So, whether it's landing your first bruiser Trout, chasing the "Big Three", or watching your little ones light up with smiles, no one takes your time on the water more seriously than Captain Gary. For your trip, Captain Gary will provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and ice for your catch. All the necessities for a successful day out on the water are provided; all you have to bring is your favorite snacks and drink, a camera, and your Texas fishing license! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

SPI's Most Popular Trip

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
Fishing in Port Isabel
trip description for Laguna Madre Shallows Trip in Port Isabel

Hop on board with Captain Ruben and hit the waters surrounding Port Isabel, Texas! Captain Ruben has a contagious passion for fishing and wants to share it with his adventurers! On these 5-hour (half-day) and 7-hour (full day) adventures, you can expect to target Black Drum, Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Whiting, Shark, and many other species. . For these trips, Captain Ruben uses a 26-foot bay boat equipped with a 300HP TRP engine. This vessel has a live bait well and fish finder. 6 anglers max. Make sure you purchase a valid Texas fishing license before the trip and don’t forget food, drinks (no glass), a hat, and sunscreen. Captain Ruben will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He will also prepare live bait upon availability before the trip at no extra cost. Get ready for an action-packed day on the water with Captain Ruben! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Laguna Madre Shallows Trip

88% (8)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for 4-Hour Inshore - 30’ Triton in South Padre Island

If you’ve never been fishing around South Padre Island, then you’re missing out! And if you want to explore it in style, hop aboard Captain Henry's 30' Triton for a relaxing yet action-packed day out on the water! Capt. Henry is a super-knowledgeable fisherman, who not only knows how to have a good time but also knows all the best honey holes to whack the big three: Redfish, Trout, and Flounder! You'll be fishing aboard his badass 30ft Triton Center Console so you'll have no trouble cutting through light chop, and fishing days when the wind is blowing. She also provides a comfortable head (restroom) on board so you don't have to worry about hauling back to the dock in case of emergency! Captain Henry will provide you with all the quality rods, reels, and tackle you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. His also has tons of shade, tons of seating, and tons of room, so you can relax with your favorite beverage while you wait for your reel to start whirring! Make sure you bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as some snacks of your choice, and Captain Henry will take care of the rest. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

4-Hour Inshore - 30’ Triton

100% (9)
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Port Isabel strawberry grouper fishing charter

What are the best strawberry grouper fishing charters in Port Isabel?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 strawberry grouper trip in Port Isabel: Snapper Season Baby!!! guided by Augustin.

Our guides in Port Isabel are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2529 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 strawberry grouper guides / fishing lessons in Port Isabel? Check out our beginner and family friendly strawberry grouper guides in Port Isabel.

What types of strawberry grouper fishing charters are common in Port Isabel?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Port Isabel are cut bait fishing, deep dropping, and trolling.

How much do Port Isabel strawberry grouper fishing charters cost?

for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel prices can range anywhere from an affordable $600 to $800, but the average price for a full day trip for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel is $733.

What month is best for strawberry grouper fishing in Port Isabel?

The most popular season for strawberry grouper fishing in Port Isabel is spring, and most anglers book their trips 18 days in advance.

Do I need a Port Isabel fishing license for strawberry grouper and what are the bag limits for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel?

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

What is strawberry grouper fishing in Port Isabel all about?

Strawberry grouper, also known as the red hind or the pink coney, are a species of grouper found in the waters around Port Isabel, Texas. These fish are characterized by their vibrant reddish-pink coloration, which gives them their distinctive name. Strawberry grouper are typically found in rocky areas, reefs, and ledges where they seek shelter and ambush prey. They are known for their delicious flesh and are prized by anglers for both their culinary qualities and the challenge they present in catching them.

Fishing for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel requires specialized techniques to target them effectively. Anglers often use bottom fishing rigs with heavy tackle and live or cut bait such as squid, mullet, or sardines. Strawberry grouper are ambush predators, so presenting the bait close to their hiding spots or around underwater structures where they congregate increases the chances of a successful catch. Additionally, fishing during low-light periods such as dawn or dusk can also improve the likelihood of encountering strawberry grouper as they become more active during these times.

Strawberry grouper are known for their strong fighting ability and can provide anglers with thrilling battles once hooked. However, they are also subject to strict regulations to ensure sustainable fishing practices. Anglers in Port Isabel should familiarize themselves with current fishing regulations and seasons to ensure compliance and contribute to the conservation of this prized species. With their vibrant coloration and tasty flesh, strawberry grouper offer anglers in Port Isabel a rewarding fishing experience in the rich and diverse waters of the Texas coast.

What are the most popular months to fish for strawberry grouper fishing in Port Isabel?

Strawberry grouper, also known as red hind or pink coney, can be found in the waters around Port Isabel, Texas, year-round, but their presence may vary depending on the season. These colorful grouper species are often more active during certain times of the year, making them more accessible to anglers during specific seasons. In Port Isabel, strawberry grouper fishing is typically most productive during the warmer months, from late spring through early fall, when water temperatures rise, and the fish become more active.

During the spring and summer months, strawberry grouper are known to move into shallower waters to spawn and feed, making them more accessible to anglers fishing from boats or along the shoreline. Anglers targeting strawberry grouper during this time often focus on areas with rocky bottoms, reefs, and ledges where the fish are known to congregate. Fishing around underwater structures such as wrecks or artificial reefs can also increase the chances of encountering strawberry grouper during their peak seasons.

While strawberry grouper can be found in Port Isabel year-round, anglers should be aware of seasonal closures or restrictions that may affect their ability to target this species. It's essential for anglers to stay informed about current fishing regulations and seasons to ensure compliance and contribute to the conservation of strawberry grouper populations. By following these regulations and adapting their fishing techniques to the seasonal patterns of strawberry grouper, anglers in Port Isabel can enjoy a rewarding fishing experience targeting these colorful and delicious grouper species throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching strawberry grouper in Port Isabel?

Fishing for strawberry grouper in Port Isabel, Texas, requires a blend of patience, skill, and the right techniques to successfully target these elusive and colorful fish. One effective method is bottom fishing using heavy tackle and live or cut bait such as squid, mullet, or sardines. Anglers often anchor their boats near rocky areas, reefs, or ledges where strawberry grouper are known to hide. By presenting the bait close to their hiding spots or around underwater structures, anglers can entice strikes from these ambush predators.

Another productive technique for targeting strawberry grouper in Port Isabel is drift fishing or slow trolling. Anglers can drift or troll along rocky bottoms, reefs, or underwater structures with live or artificial bait to cover a larger area and increase the chances of encountering strawberry grouper. Using natural baits such as squid or sardines rigged on a Carolina rig or jigging with artificial lures can attract the attention of these colorful fish.

Patience and perseverance are key when targeting strawberry grouper in Port Isabel, as these fish can be wary and cautious. Anglers may need to experiment with different baits, rigs, and presentation techniques to find what works best on any given day. Additionally, fishing during low-light periods such as dawn or dusk can increase the chances of success, as strawberry grouper are more active during these times. By employing these techniques and adapting to changing conditions, anglers in Port Isabel can maximize their chances of landing these colorful and delicious grouper species.

What other species are popular in Port Isabel?

Port Isabel, Texas, offers a rich variety of fish species aside from strawberry grouper, providing anglers with diverse opportunities for exciting fishing experiences. One popular species to target is the red snapper, known for its vibrant coloration and delicious flesh. Red snapper are commonly found around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures in offshore waters, making them accessible to anglers fishing from boats. Using techniques such as bottom fishing with live bait or jigging with artificial lures, anglers can enjoy the thrill of battling these powerful and prized fish.

Another prized catch in Port Isabel is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish or kingies. These fast-swimming predators are commonly found in nearshore and offshore waters, where they prey on baitfish such as mullet and menhaden. Anglers targeting king mackerel often use trolling techniques with live bait or artificial lures, particularly around structure such as reefs, wrecks, or oil rigs. Known for their acrobatic leaps and powerful runs, king mackerel provide anglers with exhilarating fights and memorable catches.

Port Isabel also offers opportunities to target a variety of other species, including amberjack, mahi-mahi, wahoo, and billfish, among others. Whether fishing from shore, a pier, or a boat, anglers can enjoy the thrill of targeting a diverse array of fish species in the rich and fertile waters of the Gulf of Mexico. With its abundance of fish species and diverse fishing environments, Port Isabel is a prime destination for anglers looking to experience the excitement of saltwater fishing on the Texas coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    I have fished all over the world and been a guide myself for many years and I would highly recommend the fishing experience Captain Russell provides. If you are wanting to take your family out for a great afternoon of fishing Captain Russell is who you need to book with hands down. He had us on fish early and often despite the windy conditions. My youngest, who is 7, caught his personal best on this trip. We will definitely be back to fish with Captain Russell again!

    Christopher T. with Russell R. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Rueben did a great job!!! He put us on fish. You should try him out.

    Brian P. with Ruben G. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Cliff did a great job on finding fish to get our limit. He is very well experienced and professional.

    Matt S. with Cliff F. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Alana was awesome! Very professional, had the boat clean and gear ready to go as soon as we got to the dock we were off. Boat was good size had plenty of room for everyone to walk around. Even took us close to the launch site to see the Space X Starship. She was constantly on the phone with other guides trying to find the best bite possible. We caught Speckled Trout, large Catfish and saw a bunch of large red drums but even hitting them in the head with the bait they wouldn't bite... Had a weather change and rockets going off in the area so may have had something to do with it. But we were the only boat that day really catching anything. I would highly recommend Captain Alana. Will decently book her for future visits to go Tarpon Fishing!!!

    Bret S. with Alana S. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing Captain! Work to get us on the fish fish. Great equipment and attitude, lots of fun. Best captain I have booked in south padre.

    Wesley W. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great Captain who knew the area and the fishing holes! We caught a lot of fish!! I would definitely book Augustin again!

    Son N. with Augustin P. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jaime was an off the chart tour guide...highly recommended. He was determined to find fish and we did! He was patient with my 10 year old daughter and used teachable moments with my 13 year old son. He was knowledge about the area and very kind. Easy conversation and engaged us all on the trip. Clean boat, plenty of bait and water.

    Amanda G. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome experience with Captain Jaime never a dull moment! He let us to some great fish and we will be back again!

    Miguel S. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Juan was great and we had a fun day on the boat! It was grandparents, parents and 8 year old twins so great for all ages. Juan was so patient with the kids and very attentive to making sure everyone was always baited and having fun fishing. We are complete beginners and he was super informative on what we were catching and teaching the boys how to fish. There’s no shade or restroom on the boat so plan accordingly with sunscreen and proper clothes and a bathroom break before the trip. We brought snacks and drinks with us which was great to have on hand. We caught a variety of fish even if not all were keepers. All in all it was a perfect day out on the water.

    Tiffany H. with Juan R. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Captain Russell. We caught our limit of Redfish and several other species. My wife caught a “quadruple crown” with a Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Drum. We were even treated to a private bar after our trip where we learned a lot of local history. Captain Russell knows where the fish are. Proven not only by us catching them but every time we’d leave a spot other Captains would move from where they were to Captain Russell’s spot.

    Mathew W. with Russell R. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Our day with Cliff was great. Our group was two dads with 2 seven year olds. The kids had the best time. They each caught a few fish and he was incredibly patient and kind with them as they learned. We will be back.

    James D. with Cliff F. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Alana was most helpful. She took good care of us and put us on a lot of good spots! Unfortunately, there was not much fishy participation. She handled the boat like a pro!

    David P. with Alana S. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time out on the water! Started catching immediately. Capitan Jaime is the guy you want to go with for a great experience!

    Miguelito G. with Jaime D. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I can't recommend Capt. Alana enough! Great clean boat. Room enough for 6, perfect for 4 or 2. Her gear is new and well maintained. She took us to the Port of Brownsville. Lots of structure to fish including the decommissioned aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. We caught lots of fish including mangrove snapper, sheepshead, black drum and others. Capt. Alana is from a commercial and sport fishing family and knows where to find fish. I HIGHLY recommend her. I will be booking her again next time I'm in SPI.

    Jason H. with Alana S. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great fun. Captain Walter was great! Fish weren't biting too much, but we did catch some.

    Shawn A. with Walter B. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    CPT Joaquin is a great guide. His warm personality and tremendous knowledge of the local water makes for a great trip. I will certainly fish with CPT Joaquin again as soon as possible.

    Jimmy T. with Joaquin P. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Very nice! The weather was iffy in the morning, but we stuck with it and ended up having a great time!

    Sam G. with Ruben R. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a Great time fishing with Capt. Walter! You could tell he, Really, enjoys helping fisherman enjoy a good day fishing! My son is 12 and Capt. Walter helped him and my son caught the most fish between the 3 of us in our group.

    Charles F. with Walter B. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Reuben was a very nice guy, but his view of guiding clients needs to change, l guess he fishes only go reds and specks. We only fished shipping channels with croakers on bottom. We caught a few specks, no redfish and spent most of the time cleaning seaweed off line. I mentioned to him I wanted to catch reds and mangrove snapper in the beginning. The only bait we had was croaker and I have been fishing the island many years and several other guides and we always caught a lot of the snapper, specks and redfish. He may be a good fisherman but having clients catch a lot of fish is the most important thing or at least trying, we did not, used only one type of bait, one location just different parts of it spaced out a little. I would have rather traveled 10 more miles and caught no more fish than staying in the same place catching gafftops and few specs mixed in, boring morning and in his defense we would have had a few more keepers maybe 4 or 5 if they had not raised length limit from 15 to 17”. We wound up the day with 3 keeper trout out of group of 4 on boat. Should have paid more attention to other review. Sorry will not.be using this service again

    Bryan B. with Ruben G. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time fishing with you. We didn't catch as many as we would have liked, but my sons had a great time with you. We look forward to our next trip with you.

    Hervis A. with Joaquin P. of Port Isabel, Texas

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