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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

"Bad To The Bone" POC Offshore

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,500

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trip description for 1/2 Day PM in Port O'Connor

Getting out on the boat with Captain Pappie is always a good time enjoying the beautiful coast and some fun in the sun. With both half days and a choice between morning and afternoon, this trip can fit to your needs. Half day trips are five hours either beginning in the morning to the afternoon, either way you'll get that beautiful coastal sunrise or sunset. You'll be chasing reds, black drum, speckled trout, and more. The boat will have a cooler with ice water, but you are welcome to bring extra drinks and snacks. All rods and tackle will be provided, and your catch will be cleaned and bagged for you to take home and enjoy. No matter how long you choose to go out, every hour will be as exciting as the last! BAIT NOT INCLUDED IN TRIP PRICE Read More

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

1/2 Day PM

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing in Port O'Connor
Fishing in Port O'Connor
Fishing in Port O'Connor
trip description for Port O'Connor Fishing Experience in Port O'Connor

If you're looking for an exciting and adventurous fishing experience, a charter out of Port O'Connor, Texas with Captain David is an excellent choice. Port O'Connor is located on the Gulf of Mexico and is known for its excellent fishing opportunities, making it a popular destination for anglers of all skill levels. Captain David is an experienced and knowledgeable fishing guide who knows the waters around Port O'Connor like the back of his hand. He'll provide all the necessary gear and equipment you need for a successful fishing trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. During your charter, you'll be targeting a variety of fish species, including Black Drum, Redfish, Blacktip Sharks, Jack Crevalle, and more. Black Drum are a prized catch in Port O'Connor, and Captain David knows just where to find them. Drum, Reds, Jacks, and Sharks are all hard-fighting fish that are a blast for anglers of all levels. Plus, Drum and Reds are great table fare as well! Overall, a fishing charter out of Port O'Connor, Texas with Captain David is an excellent choice for anyone who loves to fish and wants to experience the thrill of catching some of the Gulf of Mexico's most prized fish species. With Captain David's expert guidance and knowledge of the area's waters, you're sure to have an unforgettable fishing experience. Read More

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

Port O'Connor Fishing Experience

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24 ft 1 - 6 People From $500
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trip description for POC Inshore Run in Port O'Connor

This trip with Captain Adam is a great way to enjoy some of the best fishing that the Texas Gulf Coast has to offer! The Port O'Connor area offers extraordinary fishing for a number of shallow-water species, especially classic Texas gamefish like Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. To hook up on these species, you'll be using a variety of techniques including bottom fishing, drift fishing, and casting—all on light tackle. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Adam's 24’ Simmons Custom boat. She's an ideal boat for the shallow waters of the Gulf, and is powered by a250 horsepower Yamaha sho trp engine to get you on the fish fast! She also features top-of-the-line electronics, including GPS, a fishfinder, and a multimedia system. Everything you need for a comfortable, productive day of fishing is right here. You're advised to bring food and drinks for the day, plus a Texas Fishing License with a Saltwater stamp. Bring along a camera to capture the best moments, plus some polarized sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen. If you want to keep your catch,, just bring a cooler! Read More

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

POC Inshore Run

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing, Hunting in Port O'Connor
Fishing, Hunting in Port O'Connor
Fishing, Hunting in Port O'Connor
trip description for Cast and Blast: Port O'Connor Adventure in Port O'Connor

Experience the ultimate outdoor adventure with our Cast and Blast trip in Port O'Connor, Texas, guided by the skilled Captain Pat. Immerse yourself in the thrill of both duck hunting and fishing, all in one action-packed excursion. Hop aboard our airboat and get ready for a day filled with adrenaline-pumping moments and bountiful catches. Start your day by venturing into the marshes and wetlands, where you'll engage in an exciting duck hunting expedition. With Captain Pat's expert guidance, you'll learn the art of blind hunting, calling, and decoy hunting, as you set your sights on prized waterfowl species. Feel the rush as you witness the birds descend from the sky and take aim with precision and skill. After a thrilling morning on the hunt, it's time to switch gears and turn your attention to fishing. Cast your line into the abundant waters of Port O'Connor and reel in an impressive variety of fish species. Captain Pat's extensive knowledge of the local fishing spots and techniques will ensure a successful and rewarding angling experience. Our Cast and Blast trip offers the perfect combination of adrenaline, camaraderie, and natural beauty, making it an ideal adventure for both seasoned hunters and beginners. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the best of both worlds – book your Cast and Blast trip with Captain Pat today and create memories that will last a lifetime. Read More

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

Cast And Blast: Port O'Connor Adventure

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1 - 4 People From $700
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trip description for 1/2 Day AM in Port O'Connor

Getting out on the boat with Captain Doug and his crew is always a good time enjoying the beautiful coast and some fun in the sun. With both half days and a choice between morning and afternoon, this trip can fit to your needs. Half day trips are five hours either beginning in the morning to the afternoon, either way you'll get that beautiful coastal sunrise or sunset. You'll be chasing reds, black drum, speckled trout, and more. The boat will have a cooler with ice water, but you are welcome to bring extra drinks and snacks. All rods and tackle will be provided, and your catch will be cleaned and bagged for you to take home and enjoy. No matter how long you choose to go out, every hour will be as exciting as the last! Read More

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

1/2 Day AM

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Hunting in Port O'Connor
Hunting in Port O'Connor
Hunting in Port O'Connor
trip description for Ultimate Duck Quest in Port O'Connor

Experience the thrill of a Port O'Connor duck hunting trip like no other, guided by the seasoned expertise of Captain Pat. Our adventure takes you deep into the heart of prime waterfowl hunting grounds aboard an airboat, ensuring unparalleled access to the best locations. Brace yourself for a captivating hunt targeting the majestic Blue-Winged Teal and Green-Winged Teal, known for their agility and stunning plumage. With blind hunting, calling, and decoy hunting techniques at your disposal, you'll have a variety of strategies to lure in your feathered targets. Captain Pat's extensive knowledge of the area and his mastery of the art of duck hunting will guarantee an exhilarating and successful outing. Whether you're a seasoned hunter or a novice, our trip caters to all skill levels, making it a perfect opportunity to learn new techniques or sharpen your existing ones. The Port O'Connor region boasts a remarkable abundance of waterfowl, offering a rich and diverse hunting experience. As you navigate the marshes and wetlands, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature while setting your sights on these beautiful waterfowl. Join us for an unforgettable Port O'Connor duck hunting trip with Captain Pat, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity – book your adventure today! Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in Port O'Connor

Ultimate Duck Quest

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1 - 4 People From $500
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trip description for Full Day Airboat Redfishing in Port O'Connor

Captain Pat is offering full day (8 hour) Airboat Redfishing trips out of Port O'Connor, Texas for up to 4 fishermen. Cruise around the backwaters surrounding Port O'Connor and Matagorda Bay in style in Captain Pat's airboat. This adrenaline-junkie style of fishing is one of the best ways to hunt down bull Redfish tailing in the shallows. Water too skinny for a boat? No problem! Captain Pat's airboat goes where normal boats can't. This wild-west Redfishing tactic is not for the faint of heart, so come ready for a high energy day on the water with Captain Pat! Read More

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Full Day Airboat Redfishing

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20 ft 1 - 4 People From $650
Hunting in Port O'Connor
Hunting in Port O'Connor
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trip description for Gulf Coast Duck Hunt in Port O'Connor

Whether you're an experienced duck hunter, or just getting into the sport, this South Texas duck hunt will be a "blast" for anyone. Your outfitter, Collin, has years of experience hunting the South Texas coast, and will put you right on the birds. South Texas is dead-center in the Central Flyway, and is a stopover for dozens of migratory waterfowl. The sheltered bays here draw hundreds of thousands of ducks, including Green-Winged and Blue-Winged Teals, Cinnamon Teals, Wigeons, Redheads, Pintails, Gadwalls, and Mottled Ducks. You can target all of these species, which are exciting quarries and great eating. Collin provides the boat (a 2013 GTO Airboat) and the decoys, so all you need to bring is your camoflauge, your guns, and your shells. You'll get out there before dawn, and hunt until 11 o'clock, so you can even be home for lunch! This trip can accommodate large groups, so invite your buddies! Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in Port O'Connor

Gulf Coast Duck Hunt

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16 ft 1 - 10 People From $750
Hunting in Port O'Connor
Hunting in Port O'Connor
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trip description for Early Teal Season in Port O'Connor

Get ready to experience an early season Teal hunt like never before in the picturesque coastal town of Port O'Connor, Texas! Nestled along the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this hidden gem is a waterfowl enthusiast's paradise, offering an unforgettable adventure for avid hunters. As the sun rises over the expansive marshes, the air comes alive with the sound of whistling wings and the unmistakable calls of Blue-winged and Green-winged Teal. With its prime location on the Texas Gulf Coast, Port O'Connor provides the ideal habitat for these migratory birds, attracting thousands of Teal during the early season. Step aboard our expertly guided hunting boats and prepare for an exhilarating pursuit of these fast-flying, acrobatic ducks. Our seasoned guides possess an intimate knowledge of the local waters, ensuring you are positioned for success in the most productive Teal hotspots. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to waterfowl hunting, our team will cater to your needs, providing valuable insights and sharing their passion for the sport. The natural beauty of Port O'Connor serves as a stunning backdrop to your hunting expedition. As you navigate the tranquil marshes and scenic bays, you'll witness breathtaking sunrises and encounter a diverse array of wildlife, from graceful shorebirds to majestic coastal vistas. The serenity of this untouched environment is an experience in itself, immersing you in the magic of nature. After an exhilarating morning on the hunt, retreat to our comfortable lodge where warm hospitality and delicious regional cuisine await. Share tales of your adventures with fellow hunters, swap tips and tricks, and bask in the camaraderie that comes from a shared passion for the outdoors. Make this early season Teal hunt in Port O'Connor, Texas, a highlight of your waterfowl hunting season. With its abundant Teal population, breathtaking scenery, and expert guides, this coastal paradise promises an unforgettable adventure. Book your trip now and get ready to create lasting memories in the heart of waterfowl country! Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in Port O'Connor

Early Teal Season

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1 - 4 People From $400
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trip description for POC Fishing Frenzy in Port O'Connor

Head out with Captain Ross for an epic day out on the water aboard his 23' Majek Illusion. This boat is easy to get in and out of, runs in super skinny water, and has plenty of room for extra/personal gear, four people (excluding the guide), and coolers. You’ll be chasing Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout throughout your 4-hour (half-day) or 7-hour (full day) adventure. For these trips, you can fish nearshore and the flats. Captain Ross will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. You can purchase live bait for an additional fee. Captain Ross will also fillet and package your fish at the end of the trip at no extra cost. Feel free to bring your own rods and reels, but he can also provide them upon request. Read More

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

POC Fishing Frenzy

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
Fishing in Port O'Connor
Fishing in Port O'Connor
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trip description for POC Inshore Species Spectacular in Port O'Connor

Looking for an exciting adventure on the water? Join Captain Jason for an unforgettable inshore fishing trip in Port O'Connor, Texas. He's an experienced and knowledgeable guide who'll take you to the best spots in the bay and put you on top of some huge Reds and Black Drum. Port O'Connor is known for its abundant populations of these fish, as well as Speckled Trout and Flounder, making it the perfect destination for inshore fishing enthusiasts. Captain Jason runs a 24' El Pescador bay boat, equipped with state-of-the-art fishing equipment and gear. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, he'll provide you with all the tools you need to have a successful and enjoyable day on the water! At the end of the day, Captain Jason will clean and fillet your catch so you can take it home and enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family. So why wait? Book your inshore fishing trip in Port O'Connor today and experience the thrill of reeling in a trophy fish! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

POC Inshore Species Spectacular

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
Fishing in Port O'Connor
Fishing in Port O'Connor
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trip description for Port O'Connor Inshore Fishing in Port O'Connor

Climb aboard with Captain Collin and embark on a fishing escapade through the waters of Port O’Connor! Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasoned professional, this trip is for you. Captain Collin has 20+ years of experience fishing the waters of Port O’Connor and will lead you to where the fish bite. Expect to target Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, and Red Snapper (depending on the season). For these 6-hour (half-day) and 9-hour (full day) trips, Captain Collin uses his 23’ Shoalwater center console boat which can accommodate 6 anglers. He will provide everything you need to have a productive day on the water, including all rods, reels, and tackle. He will also have bottled water on board as well as an ice chest for your day’s catch. All you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license and any food and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Collin also can accommodate wade fishing. You'll need your own waders and wading boots in the winter months, but feel free to stalk ‘em in skinny water in a bathing suit or shorts in the warmer spring and summer months. We recommend wading trips for anglers with more experience. Have a blast with Captain Collin! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

Port O'Connor Inshore Fishing

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 6 People From $625

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

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 mahi mahi trip in Port O'Connor: "Bad to the Bone" POC Offshore guided by Scott.

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for mahi mahi in Port O'Connor.

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

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

for mahi mahi in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from about $1,690 to $3,210, but the average price for a full day trip for mahi mahi in Port O'Connor is $2,450.

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

The most popular season for mahi mahi fishing in Port O'Connor is summer, and most anglers book their trips 39 days in advance.

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

While Port O'Connor is primarily known for its inshore and nearshore fishing opportunities, anglers visiting the area can still encounter the exhilarating and colorful mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphin fish, offshore. These strikingly beautiful pelagic species are prized for their acrobatic leaps, vibrant hues, and delicious flesh, making them a highly sought-after catch among offshore anglers. During certain times of the year, particularly in the warmer months, mahi-mahi migrate into the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Port O'Connor, offering anglers the chance to target these prized game fish.

Anglers targeting mahi-mahi in Port O'Connor often venture offshore to deeper waters, where these pelagic predators can be found patrolling weed lines, floating debris, and offshore structures. Mahi-mahi are known for their voracious appetites and are often found congregating around floating objects or patches of sargassum seaweed, where they prey on smaller fish and crustaceans. Anglers employ a variety of techniques to entice strikes from mahi-mahi, including trolling with rigged ballyhoo or artificial lures, casting lures or live bait around floating debris, and even sight-fishing for actively feeding fish.

Once hooked, mahi-mahi provide anglers with exciting battles characterized by powerful runs, aerial leaps, and dazzling displays of color. Anglers must be prepared for the speed and agility of these pelagic predators, as mahi-mahi are known for their swift movements and acrobatic maneuvers. 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 thrilling fights and stunning beauty, encountering mahi-mahi offshore adds an extra dimension of excitement to fishing expeditions in the waters of Port O'Connor.

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

In Port O'Connor, the presence of mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphin fish, tends to coincide with certain seasons, particularly during the warmer months of the year. Mahi-mahi are pelagic species known for their migratory behavior, and they are often found in offshore waters where temperatures are warmer and food sources are abundant. As such, the mahi-mahi season in Port O'Connor typically peaks during the spring and summer months when water temperatures rise, and offshore conditions become more favorable.

During the spring months, as temperatures begin to warm, mahi-mahi migrate into the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Port O'Connor in search of food and suitable breeding grounds. Anglers venturing offshore during this time may encounter schools of mahi-mahi patrolling weed lines, floating debris, and offshore structures, providing exciting opportunities for targeting these prized game fish. As the summer progresses, the mahi-mahi season in Port O'Connor reaches its peak, with larger numbers of fish congregating in offshore waters and offering anglers ample chances to hook into these hard-fighting predators.

As fall approaches and water temperatures begin to cool, mahi-mahi gradually migrate away from the waters of Port O'Connor, returning to deeper offshore waters or moving to warmer climates. While mahi-mahi can still be found in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico during the fall months, their numbers may dwindle, and anglers may need to venture farther offshore to locate them. Despite the seasonal fluctuations, the spring and summer months offer the best chances for anglers to encounter mahi-mahi in the waters of Port O'Connor, providing thrilling offshore fishing opportunities for those willing to pursue these prized pelagic predators.

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

In Port O'Connor, anglers utilize a variety of techniques to target mahi-mahi, depending on factors such as water conditions, offshore structures, and the behavior of the fish. One popular method is trolling, where anglers tow a spread of rigged ballyhoo, artificial lures, or squid skirts behind their boat while cruising offshore. This technique allows anglers to cover a wide area and search for actively feeding mahi-mahi, particularly around weed lines, floating debris, and offshore structures where these pelagic predators congregate. By varying trolling speeds and lure presentations, anglers can entice strikes from mahi-mahi and enjoy exciting offshore action.

Another effective technique for targeting mahi-mahi in Port O'Connor is casting lures or live bait around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Anglers may encounter mahi-mahi patrolling these areas in search of prey, providing opportunities for sight-casting or presenting lures to actively feeding fish. Using techniques such as casting poppers, jigs, or live bait like pilchards or small fish, anglers can tempt mahi-mahi into striking and enjoy thrilling battles as they attempt to land these hard-fighting pelagic predators.

Additionally, anglers in Port O'Connor can target mahi-mahi using chumming techniques to attract fish to their fishing area. By deploying a mixture of chopped baitfish, fish oil, and other attractants, anglers can create a scent trail that draws mahi-mahi to the vicinity of their boat. Once fish are attracted, anglers can present lures or live bait to entice strikes from hungry mahi-mahi. Whether trolling, casting, or chumming, anglers have a variety of effective techniques at their disposal to target mahi-mahi and experience the thrill of offshore fishing in the waters of Port O'Connor.

What other species are popular in Port O'Connor?

While targeting mahi-mahi offshore can be an exhilarating experience in Port O'Connor, anglers have a multitude of other species to pursue both inshore and nearshore. One popular catch is the redfish, also known as red drum, which inhabits the shallow waters of the bay systems and estuaries surrounding Port O'Connor. These powerful game fish are known for their aggressive strikes and thrilling fights, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Whether casting artificial lures or presenting live bait such as mullet or shrimp, anglers can enjoy challenging battles and memorable encounters with redfish while exploring the scenic coastal waters of Port O'Connor.

Another sought-after species in Port O'Connor is the speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout, which thrives in the grassy shorelines, tidal creeks, and oyster reefs of the bay systems. Speckled trout are prized for their feisty fights and delicious flesh, making them a favorite catch for anglers seeking both excitement and culinary delight. Using techniques such as artificial lure fishing, live bait fishing, or drift fishing, anglers can tempt speckled trout into striking while enjoying the serene beauty of Port O'Connor's coastal landscapes.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, anglers in Port O'Connor can target a variety of other species, including flounder, black drum, sheepshead, Spanish mackerel, and even sharks. Flounder, with their unique flat bodies and camouflage coloration, can be found lurking near sandy bottoms, oyster reefs, and structure-rich areas, offering anglers a challenging and rewarding pursuit. Black drum and sheepshead, known for their tenacity and delicious flesh, can be found near structure-rich areas such as jetties, pilings, and channel edges. Spanish mackerel, with their blistering runs and aggressive strikes, offer exciting trolling opportunities for anglers exploring nearshore waters. Whether targeting redfish, speckled trout, or other species, anglers in Port O'Connor can enjoy a wide range of fishing opportunities and experiences in the abundant waters of the Texas Gulf Coast.

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