Port O'Connor, Texas, USA Fishing Overview

Port O'Connor is old Texas Coast at its finest. This quaint oceanside oasis offers more than beautiful beaches and relaxation, however. Located at the junction of Matagorda Bay, Espiritu Santu Bay, and the Intracoastal Waterway, there is enough water to fish for a lifetime and our Port O Connor fishing guides take full advantage. Just offshore, shallow and deepwater species await around manmade reefs and oil rigs. Something's always biting, so contact Captain Experiences today to book your ideal Port O'Connor fishing trip.

Recent Reviews

Pat is such a great guide and a character!! He breaks it down so simply and gets you right on the fish. I will most certainly be booking another trip with him!!

Lauren H. with Pat Lester of Port O'Connor, Texas

Lots to fish, Captain Reed put us on the fish very professional

Jim T. with Steven Reed of Port O'Connor, Texas

Cpt. Steve put us on fish! He was very knowledgable and friendly. We had limiys of redfish and trout. Thanks again!

Jason B. with Steven Reed of Port O'Connor, Texas

Captain Pat really knew the area well and he was very motivated to put us on fish. Had a great time!

Kenneth A. with Pat Lester of Port O'Connor, Texas

Good experience learned a lot . Did not catch any fish but enjoyed the company.

Gavin B. with John Ashley of Port O'Connor, Texas

Everything You Need to Know About Port O'Connor, Texas, USA Fishing

Port O'Connor Fishing Charters & Port O Connor Fishing Guides

Port O'Connor is surrounded by water and has a solid fleet of modern fishing vessels available for charter. Our guides are getting anglers on the fish from the back bays all the way out to the bluewater. The moderate climate means something is biting year round, weather permitting.

Whether you're planning a week-long vacation, or just getting away for the weekend, fishing in Port O'Connor is the best way to fully experience the beautiful environment this place has to offer.

Port O'Connor Inshore Fishing

Just looking at an aerial view of Port O'Connor is enough to get the inshore angler excited. Bays, backwaters, and barrier islands make up a legendary fishery that's inspired stories for generations. There are plenty of great places to fish on the Texas coast, but few are in such a great spot. Access to multiple bays and barrier islands is just a short boat ride away.

Whether you're wade fishing for (Gator Trout)[https://captainexperiences.com/blog/2021/01/fishing-for-monster-speckled-trout-in-texas] in the shallows, or hopping around on a bay boat, the fishing here is awesome. Trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout are caught here year round, and in the summer there's the opportunity to fish for Tarpon. The Texas state record Tarpon was caught here, measuring at just over 80 inches and just under 250 pounds.

Port O'Connor Deep Sea Fishing

With easy access to prime nearshore and offshore fishing guides, it's no wonder such a quaint bayside town has so many modern sportfishing boats. Departing on a fishing charter from Port O'Connor gives you access to the best charters without having to be in a bigger city.

Nearshore trips often return with a mixed bag of snapper and grouper variants, with shots at Kingfish and Amberjack depending on the season. Further offshore, extended and multi-day trips have shots at Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, and even billfish if you're lucky.

Things to do in Port O'Connor

Port O is the perfect destination for a low-key vacation. All the fun happens outdoors. Once you have your fill of fishing, you can chill out at one of the local beaches, visit the Matagorda Island Wildlife Management area, or check out the local dives and restaurants.

Book one of our Captain Experiences Port O'Connor fishing guides today!

Port O'Connor Tides and Weather

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