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What are the best fishing charters in Port O'Connor?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 30 trips in Port O'Connor, and the most popular trips in the area are Night Time Flounder Gigging guided by Pat, Jetty Fishing - Port O'Connor guided by Brandon, and Port O'Connor Gigging guided by Mike.

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Other popular fishing spots nearby for booking a charter include Port Lavaca, Seadrift and Palacios.

What types of fishing charters are common in Port O'Connor?

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

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

The most common fishing techniques in Port O'Connor are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but bottom fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Port O'Connor fishing charters cost?

in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from $200 to $3,000, but the average price for a half day in Port O'Connor is $595. The average price for a full day in Port O'Connor is $1,126.

When is the best time to go fishing in Port O'Connor?

The most popular season for fishing in Port O'Connor is fall, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

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

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

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

Port O'Connor is surrounded by bountiful 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 out to the bluewater. 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. Located at the southern end of Matagorda Bay, Port O’Connor is surrounded by top-notch inshore fishing opportunities. 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 just over 80 inches and just under 250 pounds.

Fishing The Port O’Connor Jetty

Jetty fishing charters in Port O’Connor are known for pulling in a variety of fish. The jetty sits at the passage between Espiritu Santo Bay and Matagorda Bay making it no surprise that tons of fish stack up here. Redfish, speckled trout, sheepshead, and flounder are all regularly caught at the jetty. With so many fish in the same spot, you can enjoy a laidback trip full of reeling in fish and most likely dinner.

Nearshore Fishing Port O’Connor

With easy access to prime nearshore waters, it's no wonder such a quaint bayside town has so many modern sportfishing boats. Nearshore trips often return with a mixed bag of snapper and grouper species, with opportunities for kingfish and amberjack. The best time to catch amberjack is when the waters are warming up in the spring while the summer months produce amazing snapper opportunities. Kingfish are both a trophy and a treat for these nearshore waters and are biting year round.

Port O'Connor Deep Sea Fishing

Port O’Connor provides some of the best charters without having to be in a bigger city. For offshore extended and multi-day trips, you have the opportunity to land wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, and even billfish if you're lucky.

Port O'Connor Wahoo and Mahi-Mahi Fishing

These fish are a fantastic duo that provides a year round bite in offshore waters. Mah-Mahi is red hot in warm water temperatures during the summer months, while wahoo turns on with cooler waters in the winter months. With tuna, sailfish, and other bluewater species always lurking in these waters, you may end up hooked into a monster.

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 a Port O'Connor Fishing Charter Today

Regardless of your experience level, Port O’Connor has a fishing trip that's perfect for you. Book one of our Captain Experiences Port O'Connor fishing guides today!

Port O'Connor Tides and Weather

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How are fishing conditions in Port O'Connor?

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    Lots of redfish still in our muddier lakes. We're still catching them 90+ degree, 2-3 ft water. Cracked crab and mullet is the bait of choice.
    Lots of redfish still in our muddier lakes. We're still catching them 90+ degree, 2-3 ft water. Cracked crab and mullet is the bait of choice.
    Lots of redfish still in our muddier lakes. We're still catching them 90+ degree, 2-3 ft water. Cracked crab and mullet is the bait of choice.