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"Bad To The Bone" POC Offshore

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Port O'Connor "Texas Triple"

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Matagorda Bay & Beyond

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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Bay Fishing Port O'Connor

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36 ft 1 - 5 People $$

Duck, Flats, Inshore Fishing, Hunting Charter in Port O'Connor

POC Cast And Blast Fun!

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20 ft 1 - 4 People $$

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Embark on the ultimate hunting and fishing combo trip with Captain Rick in the picturesque coastal town of Port O'Connor, Texas! Join us for an action-packed excursion that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. Hunting Adventure: Captain Rick, a seasoned expert and passionate outdoorsman, invites you on a thrilling duck hunting journey through the bountiful waterways of Port O'Connor. Hop aboard his trusty airboat as he guides small groups of 2-4 people to carefully selected blinds, strategically positioned for optimal duck hunting success. From the moment the sun begins to rise, you'll be surrounded by the serene beauty of nature as the ducks take to the skies. Captain Rick's intimate knowledge of the area ensures you'll have the best chance to shoot your limit of ducks before 10:30 a.m. Don't worry if you don't have your own firearms; Captain Rick offers gun rentals at just $65 per gun, ensuring everyone in your group can fully participate in the thrill of the hunt. Just bring your own steel shot and camouflage, and you'll be well-equipped to take on the challenge. Immerse yourself in the heart-pounding action as flocks of ducks descend upon the area, guided by Captain Rick's expertise and skill. With each shot, you'll feel the rush of adrenaline as you aim for that perfect target. But it's not just about the hunt; it's about forging unforgettable memories with friends and loved ones. Share in the excitement and camaraderie as you celebrate successful shots and regale each other with stories of the day's adventures. Fishing Adventure: After an exhilarating morning of duck hunting, get ready for an exciting day of Gulf Coast fishing with Captain Rick. Port O'Connor's canals and bays are teeming with hungry fish, promising an excellent catch! On this half or full-day trip, Captain Rick will take you to fish-rich inshore areas like Matagorda Bay and Espiritu Santo Bay. Expect to target Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout using various methods such as light tackle, artificial lures, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. Captain Rick will set you up with the best techniques for each species you want to pursue. Fishing aboard a 23’ Shoalwater center console, accommodating 4 anglers comfortably, you'll have no trouble getting to where the fish are biting. Captain Rick provides all the necessary fishing gear, including rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. Just bring your sunglasses, sunscreen, any snacks or drinks you might need, and a Texas saltwater fishing license. Book your hunting and fishing combo trip today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure! Experience the thrill of duck hunting with Captain Rick in the morning and then head out for an exciting fishing journey in the abundant waters of Port O'Connor. This ultimate combo trip promises a day of incredible outdoor exploration and unforgettable memories with friends and loved ones. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity! Read More

Duck, Flats, Inshore Fishing, Hunting Charter in Port O'Connor

POC Cast And Blast Fun!

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20 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Climb aboard with Captain Scott! Captain Scott is a highly professional guide with almost 30 years of experience fishing the waters outside of POC. For these 6-hour excursions, Captain Scott uses a 23’ Haynie powered by a 225 HP Mercury engine. This boat can accommodate 6 anglers. He will help you chase the Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Blacktip Shark, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and other species of fish that call these waters home. Capt. Scott can also accommodate wade fishing. If you choose to wade fish, don’t forget to bring waders and wading boots. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License as well as any food and drinks of your choice, sunscreen, and a hat. Captain Scott will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish if a cleaning station is available. Get ready for an amazing day on the water with Captain Scott! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

Bay Fishing Port O'Connor

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36 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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Captain Benny will show you why Port O’Connor has some of the best fishing in Texas! You will spend the day aboard his 26 ft center console powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine. This boat can reach a cruising speed of almost 40 knots, so you’ll be out on the water in no time! She also has a T-top to keep you shaded throughout the day. Captain Benny will help you target Red Snapper (depending on the season), Kingfish, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, Blacktip Shark, and many other species on your 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure. Anglers of all skill levels and ages are welcome on these trips. Captain Benny has life jackets on board but recommends that, if you have children, you bring your own life jackets for maximum comfort. Captain Benny will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, a cooler for your day’s catch, a hat, and sunscreen. Come visit Port O’Connor and have a blast on the water with Captain Benny! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

Matagorda Bay & Beyond

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Head out with Captain Rick and prepare for an exciting day of Gulf Coast fishing! Port O'Connor is conveniently located right on several canals and bays that are home to some hungry fish, so expect to get some bites! On this half or full-day trip, Captain Rick will motor you out into fish-heavy Port O'Connor inshores such as Matagorda Bay and Espiritu Santo Bay where you can expect to target some Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. You'll be going after these fish with a variety of methods including light tackle, artificial lures, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. Depending on the species you want to go after, Captain Rick will set you up with the best method to get one on your line! You'll be fishing aboard a 23’ Shoalwater center console that can comfortably fit 4 anglers. This sturdy vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting! Captain Rick will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, any snacks or drinks you might need and a Texas saltwater fishing license. Book your trip today and get ready for a fishing adventure! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

Port O'Connor "Texas Triple"

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Come on down to Port O’Connor, Texas and make some memories with Captain Scott! Captain Scott is a highly professional guide with almost 30 years of experience fishing the waters outside of POC. For these 6-8 hour excursions, Captain Scott uses a 30’ Mako that can accommodate 6 anglers. He will help you chase the Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Blacktip Shark, Wahoo, and other species that call these waters home. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License as well as any food and drinks of your choice, sunscreen, and a hat. Captain Scott will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish if a cleaning station is available. Get ready for an amazing day on the water with Captain Scott! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

"Bad To The Bone" POC Offshore

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Port O'Connor blacktip shark fishing charter

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 blacktip shark trips in Port O'Connor, and the most popular trips in the area are "Bad to the Bone" POC Offshore guided by Scott, Port O'Connor "Texas Triple" guided by Rick, and Matagorda Bay & Beyond guided by Benny.

Our guides in Port O'Connor are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2525 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blacktip shark in Port O'Connor as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.

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

How much do Port O'Connor blacktip shark fishing charters cost?

for blacktip shark in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from an affordable $550 to $1,750, but the average price for a half day trip for blacktip shark in Port O'Connor is $617. The average price for a full day trip for blacktip shark in Port O'Connor is $950.

What month is best for blacktip shark fishing in Port O'Connor?

The most popular season for blacktip shark fishing in Port O'Connor is summer, and most anglers book their trips 31 days in advance.

Do I need a Port O'Connor fishing license for blacktip shark and what are the bag limits for blacktip shark 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.

What is blacktip shark fishing in Port O'Connor all about?

Port O'Connor, situated along the Texas Gulf Coast, offers anglers the opportunity to target a variety of exciting species, including the blacktip shark. These sleek and powerful predators are known for their acrobatic leaps and spirited fights, making them a prized catch for anglers seeking a thrilling challenge. Blacktip sharks can be found patrolling the nearshore waters and channels of Port O'Connor, particularly during the warmer months when they are most active. Their presence adds an extra element of excitement to fishing expeditions, as anglers eagerly anticipate the opportunity to hook into one of these formidable predators.

Anglers targeting blacktip sharks in Port O'Connor often employ a variety of techniques to entice strikes. One popular method is using cut bait or whole fish as bait, deployed near the surface or along the bottom in areas frequented by sharks. Anchoring near channels, passes, or structure-rich areas such as reefs and wrecks can increase the likelihood of encountering blacktip sharks, as these locations often attract baitfish and other prey. Additionally, anglers may use chumming techniques to create a scent trail and attract sharks to their fishing area, increasing their chances of success.

Once hooked, blacktip sharks provide anglers with a thrilling battle, characterized by powerful runs and aerial displays as they leap out of the water in an attempt to shake the hook. Anglers must be prepared for a strenuous fight, as blacktip sharks are known for their strength and tenacity on the line. Proper tackle and gear, including heavy-duty rods and reels spooled with strong braided line, are essential for successfully landing these formidable predators. With their challenging fights and impressive athleticism, blacktip sharks offer anglers in Port O'Connor an unforgettable and adrenaline-pumping fishing experience.

What are the most popular months to fish for blacktip shark fishing in Port O'Connor?

In Port O'Connor, the seasons for targeting blacktip sharks align with the warmer months of the year, typically spanning from late spring through early fall. As temperatures rise, these apex predators become more active and abundant in the coastal waters and channels of the Texas Gulf Coast. During this time, anglers eagerly anticipate the opportunity to pursue blacktip sharks, known for their aggressive feeding behavior and spirited fights. The summer months, in particular, offer prime conditions for targeting blacktip sharks in Port O'Connor, with the fish often congregating near channels, passes, and structure-rich areas.

In late spring, as water temperatures begin to climb, blacktip sharks migrate into the waters around Port O'Connor in search of warmer temperatures and abundant prey. Anglers targeting these formidable predators can expect to encounter them in areas where baitfish congregate, such as nearshore reefs, channels, and estuarine systems. Throughout the summer months, blacktip sharks remain plentiful in the area, providing anglers with ample opportunities to hook into these powerful predators. Whether deploying bait near the surface or along the bottom, anglers in Port O'Connor can enjoy consistent action targeting blacktip sharks during the peak of the summer season.

As the summer transitions into early fall, the blacktip shark season in Port O'Connor begins to wind down, with the fish gradually moving out of the area as water temperatures cool. However, anglers may still encounter blacktip sharks in the waters of Port O'Connor during the early fall months, particularly during periods of mild weather and favorable conditions. While the peak season for targeting blacktip sharks may be relatively short-lived, the excitement and thrill of hooking into these formidable predators remain a highlight of summer fishing in Port O'Connor.

What techniques are popular for catching blacktip shark fishing in Port O'Connor?

Anglers targeting blacktip sharks in Port O'Connor employ various techniques to increase their chances of success in hooking these powerful predators. One effective method is using chunk bait or whole fish as bait, deployed near the surface or along the bottom in areas frequented by sharks. Anchoring near channels, passes, or structure-rich locations like reefs and wrecks can attract blacktip sharks, as these spots often teem with baitfish and other prey. Additionally, deploying chumming techniques to create a scent trail can lure sharks to the fishing area, enhancing the likelihood of bites.

Once a blacktip shark takes the bait, anglers must be prepared for a thrilling battle. Blacktip sharks are known for their strong runs and acrobatic leaps out of the water, making proper tackle essential for successfully landing them. Anglers typically use heavy-duty rods and reels paired with strong braided line to withstand the force of a shark's powerful runs and leaps. Maintaining tension on the line and maneuvering the shark carefully are crucial to prevent it from shaking the hook or breaking free during the fight.

Successful anglers targeting blacktip sharks in Port O'Connor often prioritize safety and conservation practices. Handling sharks with care and releasing them quickly and unharmed after capture helps ensure the sustainability of the fishery for future generations. Additionally, anglers should be aware of local regulations regarding shark fishing, including size and bag limits, as well as any specific gear restrictions. By employing effective techniques, practicing responsible angling, and respecting local regulations, anglers can enjoy an exhilarating and sustainable blacktip shark fishing experience in Port O'Connor's coastal waters.

What other species are popular in Port O'Connor?

In addition to targeting blacktip sharks, anglers visiting Port O'Connor have a wide range of other species to pursue, ensuring a diverse and rewarding fishing experience. One popular catch is the redfish, also known as red drum, which thrives in the shallow waters of the bay systems and estuaries surrounding Port O'Connor. These prized game fish are known for their powerful runs and fierce fights, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Whether casting artificial lures or presenting live bait, anglers can enjoy challenging and exciting encounters with redfish while exploring the scenic coastal landscapes of Port O'Connor.

Another sought-after species in Port O'Connor is the speckled trout, a feisty and delicious game fish known for its striking appearance and aggressive feeding behavior. Speckled trout inhabit the bay systems, grass flats, and tidal creeks of Port O'Connor, providing anglers with ample opportunities for sight-fishing and shallow-water pursuits. Whether casting topwater lures at dawn or drifting with live bait along grassy shorelines, anglers can experience thrilling strikes and memorable battles with speckled trout in the waters of Port O'Connor.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, anglers in Port O'Connor can target a variety of other species, including flounder, black drum, sheepshead, and Spanish mackerel, among others. Flounder, with their unique flat bodies and camouflage coloration, can be found lurking near sandy bottoms and structure-rich areas, offering anglers a challenging and rewarding pursuit. Black drum and sheepshead, known for their tenacity and delicious flesh, inhabit channels, jetties, and other structure-rich environments, providing anglers with exciting opportunities for light tackle action. Spanish mackerel, with their blistering runs and aggressive strikes, offer thrilling trolling opportunities for anglers exploring nearshore waters. With such a diverse range of species to target, fishing in Port O'Connor promises endless excitement and adventure for anglers of all interests and skill levels.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Doug is a phenomenal guide! He quickly made us feel like family. Fishing was supposed to be hard, but everywhere he took us, we caught fish. The only problem we had was he helped the women catch the biggest catch LOL! Thank you for a great time!

    Rodney J. with Doug H. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Wonderful! A magically day with Captain Jason who gave an almost 6 yr old a memory for a lifetime! He patiently helped my grandson catch one huge redfish after another. All and in all a perfect afternoon.

    Lily E. with Jason R. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    very good guide with Ross, he tries to please,

    Dusty E. with Ross K. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent guide service, explained what he was doing and why. Each step of the way, got us on the fish! Great captain who is passionate about the fishing not just the money, plan on going out with Captain Mike whenever we are in town

    Joshua T. with Mike F. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was a great time. We maxed our catch less than 3 hours!! Pat was awesome. He knew where to go and he did it fast and well!! I'd boom with him again

    John C. with Pat L. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience with a very knowledgeable and hardworking captain. Appreciate your service to this country as well. Matt and Jan see you in October!!

    Jan C. with Ross K. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip with Captain Collin. He put us on the fish!

    Thomas D. with Collin G. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Adam got us on over 20 fish in only 3 hours and the entire family had fun, especially me who caught the 26 inch Red! I recommend Adam again.

    Christopher C. with Adam M. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I have been on hundreds of guided trips. Mike was one of the best guides I have ever been with. Will definitely be going again

    Fred E. with Mike F. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was a good trip. We went inshore fishing. Captain Adam put us on some Black Drum and some Reds. We only caught 9 fish that we could keep. We caught a lot of fish but the majority were under size. It was a real good time fishing C.W.

    Clint W. with Adam M. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Jon was great! He agreed to go out, even though it was so windy and cold and made sure we had a fun time, even if we didn’t expect to have much luck given the conditions. We were victorious over the gulls however and got several great fish!

    Elizabeth S. with Jon P. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Pat; first impressions- prompt, on time and ready for the day’s fishing. Equipment was prepared and ready for use, boat was clean, well maintained. The man was energetic, dedicated to getting his “guests “ on redfish. Captain Pat was amicable and obvious good standing with his fellow boat captains due to their witty good natured exchanges. On the bay and bayou he was very chatty, told good fishing tales and was always quick to assist with bait, casting and netting the fish. During our expedition a boater needed assistance and he was able to assist the boat, assist getting the boat’s guest getting onto a new charter and professional that he is coordinating with another boat captain and got us into a “hot spot” of redfish, limiting out. Captain Pat receives high praise and hearty endorsement from my family. He definitely knows the Matagorda Bay Area and was witnessed being a resource to his fellow charter boat captains. Captain Pat, “Respect” and Thank you. The Gould’s, Jen & Cris

    Jennifer G. with Pat L. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Second time fishing with captain Pat. Great guide that will put you on the fish. I will be booking him again.

    Justin B. with Pat L. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Our best Red day ever. Capt Doug was awesome. Thank you

    Preston M. with Doug H. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain mike did a great job

    Ruben R. with Mike F. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Ron was on time and waiting in the water for us. He was personable and readily shared information about the waters and area. We tried about six locations trying to get on fish. Our target fish were too elusive this day. Enjoyed boating and being on the water .though.

    Travis H. with Ross K. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had such a great time with Pat! We took our two boys 12 & 14 and Pat was so great with them! It was such a fun experience for our family and we will definitely be back to fish with Pat again soon!

    Katy O. with Pat L. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Pat was an excellent guide. He made our flounder experience not only very knowledgeable but fun. We would definitely recommend him as a guide to all levels of experience. Will be booking again.

    Suzanna S. with Pat L. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip and a great captain! I would highly recommend.

    T.j. J. with Kerri C. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mike is awesome! He ensured that we came back with plenty of flounder and took great care of us. I would highly recommend Captain Mike for all of your floundering needs. He is a POC native and is very knowledgeable of the fish and area. Captain Experience was very easy to contact and our trip was set up in less than an hour!

    Keisha J. with Mike F. of Port O'Connor, Texas

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