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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing charter in Port Lavaca

What are the best fishing charters in Port Lavaca?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 37 trips in Port Lavaca, and the most popular trips in the area are Port O'Connor Gigging guided by Mike, Captain Scott Null Inshore guided by Scott, and Full Day or Half Day Jetty/Bay Fishing guided by Pat.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Rockport, Galveston and Texas City.

What types of fishing charters are common in Port Lavaca?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Port Lavaca as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Port Lavaca are: 1. redfish, 2. flounder, 3. black drum, 4. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, and 5. sheepshead.

The most common fishing techniques in Port Lavaca are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and bottom fishing but wading and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Port Lavaca fishing charters cost?

in Port Lavaca prices can range anywhere from $200 to $3,000, but the average price for a half day in Port Lavaca is $580. The average price for a full day in Port Lavaca is $1,016.

When is the best time to go fishing in Port Lavaca?

The most popular season for fishing in Port Lavaca is fall, and most anglers book their trips 26 days in advance.

Where can I get a Port Lavaca fishing license and what are the bag limits in Port Lavaca?

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

Port Lavaca Fishing Overview

Port Lavaca is an inshore angler's paradise with all the bay and flats fishing you can handle. Located north of Corpus Christi in Lavaca Bay, there is easy access to limitless bays, flats, and piers for targeting redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and many others. With so much to offer, Port Lavaca has quality fishing opportunities that will make even the most seasoned anglers smile. With endless spots to wet lines and a long list of species to catch, anglers young and old will be begging to come back.

Port Lavaca Inshore Fishing

Located on Lavaca Bay, Port Lavaca is surrounded by a large bay system that provides incredible fishing opportunities throughout the year. When you hit the water you will have a number of bays to explore including Chocolate Bay, Cox Bay, Keller Bay, and even Matagorda Bay. With so many options you will have all the bay fishing and inshore action you can handle.



Fishing for the usual inshore species of redfish, speckled trout, black drum, flounder, and sheepshead is great with so much water to fish. However, The fishing in Port Lavaca get pushed over the top with opportunities to catch powerful fish like snook and even tarpon. With no shortage of exciting fish to catch, Port Lavaca is the perfect destination to book a fishing trip.

Port Lavaca Nearshore Fishing

The nearshore fishing Port Lavaca consists of spanish mackerel, kingfish, cobia, and jack crevalles all of which will give any angler a run for their money. Trolling, casting, or drifting in the waters just offshore will provide the opportunity to battle it out with any of these formidable fish. Cobia and kingfish can grow to be large and have a superior meat quality which makes them a great option if you want to catch dinner.

Offshore Fishing Near Port Lavaca

While Port Lavaca offering prime inshore and nearshore fishing opportunities, Port O'Connor handles most of the local offshore action. With just a short drive you can board a charter and head out to bluewater where you will have a shot at some truly giant fish.

Things to Do in Port Lavaca

While in Port Lavaca there is plenty to do with everything from nature parks to beaches and bars. If you are looking to relax with a nice view check out lighthouse beach. With plenty of delicious places to eat and drink there is little chance that you will go hungry. Feeling adventurous? Head to the Alcoa Bird Tower to see what you can spot but don't forget to take in the scenery because this place is truly beautiful. No matter what you do, your time in Port Lavaca will be well spent.