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Bottom Fishing Charters Near Port Mansfield, Tx
Captain Arnold is an excellent guide to the calm waters off South padre Island. He's been fishing here for decades, and knows how to get you on great fish, whether you're going for a trophy Red or just looking to have some fun with your family and friends. The Laguna Madre is a unique environment that is ideal for Redfish, Spotted Trout, Flounder, and Drum. On this trip, you're free to keep your keepers or return them to the water. You'll get out there aboard Captain Arnold's fast, sleek 25' torrent cat 5 bay boat, which can comfortable seat up to 6 guests. She's driven by a 200-HP Suzuki engine, I put so you'll be out on the prime fishing spots quickly. The boat also sports a live well for bait, and standard electronics to help you hook 'em! Captain Arnold will supply all the rods, reels, bait and tackle. Just bring your Texas fishing licenses, sunscreen, and proper clothing and you'll be all set! Read More
South Padre Island Bay Fishing
This is a half day private bay fishing trip for the family at South Padre Island. Target species are primarily speckled trout and redfish, but other species are caught when conditions permit. Other species could be flounder, black drum, sheepshead, snook or even a triple tail. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. This is a kid tested and family approved private bay fishing charter. Most family trips decide to fish with live baits (a small additional cost) or fresh cut bait. Once trip is over a fish cleaner will fillet and package fish. You and your family can then go to one of a number of local restaurants and enjoy your “ Cook Your Catch”. Please be sure to ask your fishing guide for restaurant recommendations. Let’s go fishing! Read More
Fun Family Fishing At SPI
This 6-hour trip you will be slightly limited on how far offshore you can go, but that doesn't mean that you can't get into some fun and delicious fish! On these 6-hour trips, Captain JW often hooks into Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper and more! If you're looking to catch big sport fish like Tuna or Marlin, or try a couple different techniques, Captain JW would recommend his 10-hour trip. Everything is provided by Captain JW and his crew, from rods and tackle to expert guidance and tips. All the deckhands and responsible crew members tirelessly work around the clock to ensure that you as guests are accompanied by professionalism and are comfortable on the boat while catching your favorite fish. All deckhands will help you with rigging your lines, baiting your hook, teaching those with less experience proper fishing techniques, offering those who may get sick small comforts, cleaning your fish, and so much more. Book a trip now and get after that trophy fish or that full cooler! Read More
Hot Reels In South Padre
We will target red fish, Speckled Trout, black drum, Mangrove Snappers, flounder, sand trout sheephead and whiting. Not all at once but when the possible. Leave the dock at 7:15am and fish till 12:15pm 5 hour trip. Fish on my Shallow Sport 21' bay boat with a 200hp Yamaha. Fish different spots along the bay either anchored or drift fishing. Using fresh dead bait, live bait and live shrimp. While traveling to different fishing spots you will see beautiful scenery and occasionally dolphins 🐬 Read More
Primetime Fishing Family-friendly
Join Captain Raine for an exciting inshore fishing adventure on the productive waters of South Padre Island, Texas. With a wide variety of saltwater species available, Captain Raine has the knowledge and expertise to help you achieve your fishing goals. Whether you want to catch limits for dinner or target trophy Redfish and Snook, he can cater the outing to your needs. Captain Raine offers various fishing techniques, from light tackle with artificial lures and live bait to drift fishing and bottom fishing. He will provide expert recommendations based on weather and tides to ensure the best results for your trip. Your vessel for the day will be a 21' Shallow Walker bay boat equipped with a 200 HP Suzuki that can accommodate up to 4 people. Captain Raine will supply all the necessary equipment, including rods, reels, tackle, and water, to make sure you have a successful day on the water! All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and beverages, as well as your Texas fishing license. Let Captain Raine take care of the rest for your South Texas fishing adventure! Read More
SPI Classic Charter Trip
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
SPI's Most Popular Trip
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
Laguna Madre Hookfest
Half day private bay fishing charter (5hrs) at South Padre Island, Texas. Targeting primarily redfish and speckled trout with various fishing techniques from artificial baits, fresh cut ,and/or live baits. Sometimes target snook, black drum, sheep’s head, and triple tail if conditions and seasonality are present. Currently running a 24 ft Shallow Stalker boat equipped with a Suzuki 175 and a Minn Kota trolling motor. Over 20 years local fishing experience here a South Padre. Family friendly and kid tested. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. So let’s go fishing! Read More
Half Day Private Bay Fishing Trip
Get offshore on this quick trip with Captain Roy! If you've been "feeling the bug" and need to get hooked up on some hard-fighting sportfish, this trip is your ticket. There's a huge variety of species to target here in the Western Gulf, including everything from Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, and Tuna to Amberjack and Black Grouper and more. No matter what you choose to chase, you'll have a blast on this offshore adventure. On this trip, you'll mix it up with a combination of trolling and bottomfishing, depending on the season and your fishing preferences. When fast, aggressive fish like Wahoo or Tuna hit that line, you'll feel it! On this voyage, you'll go aboard a 33’ WorldCat powered by twin 600-horsepower Suzuki engines. The vessel is equipped with outriggers and a Live Bait Well, so you can spend hours trolling through the Gulf of Mexico. While you troll, you can bump tunes using the Multimedia system on board. Just sit back, relax, and wait for the sweet sound of a screaming reel! All you need to bring on this trip is sun protection, appropriate clothing, snacks, a pair of polarized lenses, and a cooler with some beverages. Captain Roy will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait needed for a great trip. Read More
Half Day Offshore Fishing
Get out there and fish the deep waters on this offshore trip with Captain JW! If you've been "feeling the bug" and wanting to hook up some hard-fighting pelagic sportfish, there's no better place to do it. This trip with Captain JW is a perfect opportunity to chase a new trophy Marlin, Mahi, and Wahoo, as well as giant bottomfish including Amberjack and several kinds of Grouper. You'll try different techniques, including trolling, bottomfishing, and jigging in order to hit different species. No matter your experience level, you're in good hands with Captain JW and his dedicated crew. You'll be aboard his 35' Bertram sportfisher, which is a perfect boat for a big offshore trip. She's got an enclosed, climate-controlled cabin and she's powered by twin Caterpillar engines to get you out there fast! Everything is provided by Captain JW and his crew, from rods and tackle to expert guidance and tips. All the deckhands and crew members tirelessly work to ensure that you as guests are comfortable on the boat and busy catching your favorite fish. All deckhands will help you with rigging your lines, baiting your hook, teaching those with less experience proper fishing techniques, offering those who may get sick small comforts, cleaning your fish, and so much more. Read More
Full Day In South Padre
Captain Augustin "Cappy" has over 35 years of experience fishing the Lower Laguna Madre. Trips may be taken from South Padre Island, Arroyo City or Port Mansfield. The boat is a 25-foot Dargel Kat (catamaran hull) which allows fishing from shallow waters to deep offshore trips. The Kat hull provides stability on the water plus a smooth ride through the chop. Fish targeted on the bay are redfish, trout, flounder, black drum and sheepshead. The fishing methods vary depending on each customer's request or ability. Baits used vary based on the method of fishing. Read More
Laguna Madre Magic
Captain Emilio invites you on a deep-sea fishing adventure in the productive waters of South Padre Island, Texas. For these 6, 8, 10 and 12-hour adventures, Captain Emilio uses a 35’ Bertram offshore sportfishing boat that can seat up to 6 anglers. The vessel has a powerful twin Caterpillar 450 HP engine and modern navigation technology which guarantees you a safe and quick trip to your destination. You can expect to reel in some Tripletail, Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and Sailfish. Emilio will provide live bait, rods, reels, and tackle. **Fuel surcharges are 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
South Padre Island Deep Sea
Come have some serious fun and explore some of the most prolific waters in the area with 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, so make sure you bring some good company! It also 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. Captain 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 of Henry’s Charters! Read More
South Padre Offshore Fishing
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
Laguna Madre Shallows Trip
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
Full Day Or Half Day Fishing Trip
Captain JW runs his charters out of beautiful South Padre Island, Texas offering a variety of different options and experiences. JW and his crew are a tenured bunch that equally love running tips for first-timers and families as they do they're most experienced clientele. JW is flat-out an experienced fisherman and avid outdoorsman, he's you're man if you're looking to venture out past the state water (9 mile) threshold to explore the open ocean! This 8-hour trip allows you to fish toll the deep-water for delicious and hard fighting fish like Wahoo, King Mackerel, Cobia, Red Snapper and much more! Being out in deeper water allows you to bottom fish for amberjack and several types of grouper as well. But an 8-hour trip rarely allows time to do both trolling and deep water bottom fishing for long. If you're looking to do both in one day, Captain JW would recommend his 10-hour trip at least. Everything is provided by Captain JW and his Crew From rods and tackle to expert guidance and tips. All the deckhands and responsible crew members tirelessly work around the clock to ensure that you as guests are accompanied by professionalism and are comfortable on the boat while catching your favorite fish. All deckhands will help you with rigging your lines, baiting your hook, teaching those with less experience proper fishing techniques, offering those who may get sick small comforts, cleaning your fish, and so much more. Your gratuity is how they get paid, so please show them, love, if you are happy or satisfied with the service they provided you! Read More
South Texas Offshore Adventure
Captain Ruben 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. The Laguna Madre is an incredible body of water, offering a pristine ecosystem for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and depending on the season, Triple Tail, Snook, Tarpon and much more. He's happy to host anglers of all skill levels and loves teaching beginners and children. Captain Ruben fishes with live bait and cut bait for Redfish and Speckled Trout on light spinning tackle almost year round, and depending on the time of year and your preferences can target some of the other species mentioned above. Captain Ruben fishes from his 21.5' Shallowsport flats boat powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine. The vessel can host up to 5 anglers but 4 is more comfortable and especially encouraged if your doing a full day. All fishing equipment will be ready for your trip, as well as a range of artificial lures. After the trip, Captain Ruben will clean and fillet your catch so you can take 'em home to the kitchen! 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 Ruben in Port Isabel ready to fish and to spend a fantastic day on the Laguna Madre! Read More
Port Isabel Classic
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
4-Hour Inshore - 30’ Triton
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What types of bottom fishing charters are common in Port Mansfield?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for bottom fishing in Port Mansfield as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for bottom fishing in Port Mansfield are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. flounder, and 4. black drum.
How much do Port Mansfield bottom fishing charters cost?
for bottom fishing in Port Mansfield prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $2,453, but the average price for a half day trip for bottom fishing in Port Mansfield is $716. The average price for a full day trip for bottom fishing in Port Mansfield is $1,193.
What month is best for on a bottom fishing charter in Port Mansfield?
The most popular season to go on a bottom fishing charter in Port Mansfield is summer, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.
Do I need a Port Mansfield fishing license and what are the bag limits in Port Mansfield?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Port Mansfield, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Port Mansfield. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Port Mansfield.
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