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trip description for Port A Offshore - 44' Tiarra in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some serious fish. This 8, 10, or 12-hour adventure allows you to target a wide variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Cobia, and many more species of fish. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structures. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. For these trips, Captain Daniel uses a 44' Tiarra with a capacity of 6 anglers. Powered by twin inboard Desiel engines, she'll get you far away from land with time to spare! This sturdy vessel comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a toilet and a small cabin to make your offshore excursion as comfortable as possible. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, a cooler and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Captain Daniel will clean any keepers for you to take home. Get ready to make some memories on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Port A Offshore - 44' Tiarra

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trip description for Port A Offshore - 31' Bertram in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some serious fish. This 8, 10, or 12-hour adventure allows you to target a wide variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Cobia, and many more species of fish. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structures. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. For these trips, Captain Daniel uses a 31' Bertram sportfisher with a capacity of 6 anglers. Powered by twin inboard Yanmar engines, she'll get you far away from land with time to spare! This sturdy vessel comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a toilet and a small cabin to make your offshore excursion as comfortable as possible. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, a cooler and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Captain Daniel will clean any keepers for you to take home. Get ready to make some memories on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Port A Offshore - 31' Bertram

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trip description for Epic Deep Sea Fishing in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! This 8, 10, or 12- hour deep-water adventure allows you to target a bigger variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structure. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Enjoy an incredible day on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Epic Deep Sea Fishing

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trip description for Port Aransas Offshore Excursion in Port Aransas

Embark on an unforgettable 8-hour adventure with Captain Jack! On this trip, you'll go offshore to chase some of Texas' most popular sportfish while enjoying amazing, wide-open views of the Gulf of Mexico! Captain Jack will use his 45+ years of experience to take you where the fish are biting. You can expect to fish within a 40-nautical mile radius of Port Aransas, targeting Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, and more! You will be fishing from Captain Jack’s sleek 42’ Bertram, which is powered by twin 450 HP Cummins engines. The boat’s interior is air-conditioned and spacious and she also contains a full-sized bathroom. If you like a view, you’ll enjoy riding up in the boat’s spacious flybridge! Captain Jack will provide the rods and reels, bait, and tackle. You must bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp, food and drinks (no glass). These trips can host up to six people, so bring some good company! Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Jack! Read More

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trip description for Into the Depths- Captain Daniel in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! This 8, 10, or 12- hour deep-water adventure allows you to target a bigger variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structure. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Enjoy an incredible day on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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trip description for Port A Rod-Bending Action in Port Aransas

Hit the water with Captain Daniel and experience an action-packed day of fishing! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some serious fish. This 8, 10, or 12-hour adventure allows you to target a wide variety of fish, such as Red Snapper (depending on the season), Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Cobia, and many more species of fish. The crew of Captain Daniel will guide you every step of the way. You will fish for big game fish, troll weed lines, and bottom fish around rocks, wrecks, and structures. The crew especially loves teaching kids and beginners everything about the different fish species available in this area, as well as fishing techniques. For these trips, Captain Daniel uses a 31' Bertram sportfisher with a capacity of 6 anglers. Powered by twin inboard Yanmar engines, she'll get you far away from land with time to spare! This sturdy vessel comes equipped with all the essential navigational gear as well as a toilet and a small cabin to make your offshore excursion as comfortable as possible. Captain Daniel will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, a cooler and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and comfortable life jackets if you are traveling with children. Captain Daniel will clean any keepers for you to take home. Get ready to make some memories on the water with Captain Daniel! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Port O'Connor cobia fishing charter

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 cobia trips in Port O'Connor, and the most popular trips in the area are "Bad to the Bone" POC Offshore guided by Scott and Matagorda Bay & Beyond guided by Benny.

Our guides in Port O'Connor are rated a 4.85 out of 5 based on 2711 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly cobia guides / fishing lessons in Port O'Connor? Check out our beginner and family friendly cobia guides in Port O'Connor.

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

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

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

How much do Port O'Connor cobia fishing charters cost?

for cobia in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from about $690 to $3,500, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in Port O'Connor is $625. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in Port O'Connor is $2,375.

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

The most popular season for cobia fishing in Port O'Connor is summer, and most anglers book their trips 42 days in advance.

Do I need a Port O'Connor fishing license for cobia and what are the bag limits for cobia 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 cobia fishing in Port O'Connor all about?

In Port O'Connor, cobia, also known as ling or lemonfish, are highly prized among anglers for their impressive size, strength, and delectable flesh. These migratory predators can be found in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Port O'Connor, particularly during the warmer months of the year. Cobia are known for their distinctive appearance, with a dark brown body and a broad, flattened head. Anglers seeking cobia in Port O'Connor often encounter them near oil rigs, buoys, wrecks, and other structure-rich areas where they hunt for prey.

Cobia fishing in Port O'Connor offers anglers thrilling opportunities for both sight casting and bottom fishing. Sight casting involves spotting cobia cruising near the surface, often following rays, turtles, or floating debris, and presenting live bait or artificial lures to entice strikes. This method requires keen observation and quick reflexes, as cobia can be skittish and easily spooked. Bottom fishing for cobia involves anchoring near structure-rich areas and deploying live bait such as mullet, pinfish, or eels to the bottom. This technique is particularly effective when targeting larger cobia, which often lurk near wrecks and reefs in search of prey.

Cobia are known for their strong fighting abilities, often putting up a spirited battle when hooked. Anglers targeting cobia in Port O'Connor must be prepared for the fish's powerful runs and acrobatic leaps out of the water. Proper tackle and gear, including heavy-duty rods and reels spooled with strong braided line, are essential for successfully landing these hard-fighting fish. With their impressive size and tenacity on the line, encountering cobia in the offshore waters of Port O'Connor adds an extra level of excitement to fishing expeditions and provides anglers with memorable experiences on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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

In Port O'Connor, cobia seasons offer anglers distinct opportunities throughout the year, with certain times being more favorable for targeting these prized game fish. Cobia are migratory species, typically found in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Port O'Connor during the warmer months. Spring and summer are considered prime seasons for cobia fishing in Port O'Connor, as these fish migrate along the Texas coast in search of warmer waters and suitable breeding grounds. During these months, cobia can be found near offshore structures such as oil rigs, buoys, wrecks, and weed lines, providing anglers with ample opportunities to target them.

Spring marks the beginning of the cobia season in Port O'Connor, as temperatures begin to warm and cobia migrate into the area's offshore waters. Anglers targeting cobia during this time may encounter fish cruising near the surface, often following rays, turtles, or floating debris. As summer arrives and temperatures continue to rise, the cobia season reaches its peak, with larger numbers of fish congregating near offshore structures and offering anglers thrilling opportunities for sight casting and bottom fishing. Anglers can enjoy the excitement of hooking into these hard-fighting fish while exploring the productive waters of Port O'Connor's offshore reefs and structures.

While cobia can be found in the waters of Port O'Connor year-round, their abundance and activity levels may diminish during the cooler months of fall and winter. As temperatures drop, cobia migrate southward to warmer waters, making them less common in the area's offshore waters. However, dedicated anglers may still encounter cobia offshore near Port O'Connor during the fall and winter months, particularly during periods of mild weather or when water temperatures remain relatively warm. Despite seasonal fluctuations, the spring and summer months offer the best opportunities for anglers to target cobia in the waters of Port O'Connor, providing thrilling fishing experiences and memorable catches on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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

In Port O'Connor, anglers employ various techniques to target cobia, adapting their strategies based on factors such as water conditions, depth, and the behavior of the fish. One popular method for catching cobia is sight casting, where anglers scan the surface of the water for cobia cruising near the surface, often following rays, turtles, or floating debris. When a cobia is spotted, anglers quickly present live bait or artificial lures to entice strikes. This technique requires keen observation and quick reflexes, as cobia can be skittish and easily spooked.

Another effective technique for targeting cobia in Port O'Connor is bottom fishing with live bait. Anglers anchor near structure-rich areas such as oil rigs, buoys, wrecks, and weed lines, and deploy live bait such as mullet, pinfish, or eels to the bottom. Cobia are bottom-dwelling predators, so presenting the bait near the ocean floor increases the likelihood of enticing strikes. This method is particularly effective when targeting larger cobia, which often lurk near offshore structures in search of prey.

Additionally, anglers in Port O'Connor can target cobia using vertical jigging techniques. Vertical jigging involves dropping a metal jig or lure to the bottom and then jerking it upward to simulate the movement of prey. This technique can be highly effective for targeting cobia, especially when they are actively feeding near the ocean floor. By varying the jigging motion and speed, anglers can entice strikes from cobia and enjoy exciting battles as they reel in these hard-fighting fish. Whether sight casting, bottom fishing, or vertical jigging, anglers have a variety of effective techniques at their disposal to target cobia and enjoy the thrill of offshore fishing in the waters of Port O'Connor.

What other species are popular in Port O'Connor?

Aside from targeting cobia, anglers in Port O'Connor have a diverse range of other species to pursue, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One highly sought-after species is the red snapper, which inhabits the offshore reefs, wrecks, and structures in the Gulf of Mexico near Port O'Connor. Red snapper are prized for their delicious flesh and challenging fights, offering anglers thrilling opportunities for bottom fishing and trolling. Anglers can explore the scenic offshore waters of Port O'Connor while pursuing these prized game fish, making for memorable fishing adventures.

Another popular species to target in Port O'Connor is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish, which prowls the offshore waters near oil rigs, artificial reefs, and underwater structures. Kingfish are prized for their blistering runs and aggressive strikes, offering anglers exciting opportunities for trolling and live bait fishing. By deploying techniques such as trolling with rigged baits or kite fishing with live baits, anglers can entice strikes from these powerful pelagic predators while enjoying the scenic beauty of Port O'Connor's coastal waters.

In addition to red snapper and king mackerel, anglers in Port O'Connor can pursue a variety of other species, including grouper, amberjack, wahoo, and tuna, among others. Grouper and amberjack are prized for their strength and size, inhabiting the offshore reefs and structures where anglers can target them using bottom fishing techniques. Wahoo and tuna, known for their speed and agility, offer exciting opportunities for trolling and casting in the offshore waters of Port O'Connor. With such a diverse range of species to target, anglers visiting Port O'Connor can enjoy endless opportunities for adventure and excitement in the abundant waters of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was great!! We had a great day..

    Kimberly B. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was an amazing guide! We had a blast and caught some reds. Will be booking with Corey again!!!

    Kathryn E. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt. Corey did a wonderful job. Gives great service. Has an awesome attitude. Handles his boat well, Very clean and well kept. Will definitely book with him again.

    Henry V. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Thanks, Corey. You are a good Captain. The Sheepshead filets were great and the day on the boat was fantastic. Too bad the fishing wasn’t better. Thanks for spending the extra time. The Krall Fsmily

    Clayton K. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was AMAZING! We had a great time, and caught lots of fish!

    Britny P. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We did not have a good experience. The seas were very rough, we got sea sick, completely drenched and my husband fell out of his wheelchair when the boat hit a big wave at about mile 13 or 14. He was stayed seated on the floor of the boat as we attempted to continue out. After about 1.5 hours, we were less than 20 miles out, we decided to ask the captain to turn around.

    Gabriel D. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was awesome! He communicated with me the the whole time and was more than accommodating to my group. This was the first ever trip I booked and I definitely will be booking again. If you want a great time and a great captain this is your trip!!

    Noah C. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with James (AKA Grandpa) seas were a little rough but that's too be expected. Had a Member of our group get very ill and not only was James's first thought his safety but we cut our trip short and he even discounted the fees. Very thankful and will use them again. I can't put the review in and not mention Daryl, his mate, as well. To notch crew!!

    Jason L. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Absolute best first time trip! Our captain, and his deckhand were fantastic, and really knew how make a good joke :) all around an enjoyable time.

    Macrae A. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I highly recommend booking through Captain Experiences, Guides are professional and easy to work with. Put us on fish immediately. I booked two boats for a corporate outing and all went great as expected. Top notch experience..

    Roger F. with Scott P. of Port O'Connor, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent. 4 great Wahoo and lots of snapper great guys. Loved it.

    Chuck G. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, Texas

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