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POC Fishing Frenzy

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Matagorda Bay Shallows

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $
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1/2 Day AM

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Port O'Connor Bay Trip

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Bay And Jetty Fishing

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Jetty Fishing - Port O'Connor

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $

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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

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Matagorda Bay & Beyond in Port O'Connor

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

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Matagorda Bay & Beyond

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Bay Fishing Port O'Connor in Port O'Connor

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

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Bay Fishing Port O'Connor

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36 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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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 $
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trip description for Navigation Trip in Port O'Connor

Getting out on the boat with Captain Doug is always a good time enjoying the beautiful coast and some fun in the sun! Don't worry about driving when you spend the day out on your boat with an experienced captain in the Port O'Connor waters. On this 2-hour navigational trip, Captain Doug will get on your boat and either drive or direct you where it is safe to run without damaging your vessel. He'll provide expert boat driving for you and will show you a few good areas to fish too! The next time you and your family or friends want to go enjoy a day on the water, book this trip with Captain Doug and you won't have to worry about getting stuck on a sand flat and waiting on a tow. Captain Doug offers these trips at any time of the day. No matter when you choose to go out, every hour will be as exciting as the last! Read More

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

Navigation Trip

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $
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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Port O'Connor

Captain Jeff offers fantastic half day, full day, and multi day trips fly fishing for redfish along the Texas Coastal Bend. All rods, reels, tackle, and flies are provided- all you need is a current Texas fishing license, snacks, and polarized sunglasses. These trips are great for 1-2 anglers of all skill levels. Nothing beats catching a Texas redfish on the fly! Note also, Captain Jeff doesn't pay too much attention to the time on his trips. He's out there to make sure you get your shots not stare at his watch! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Port O'Connor

Redfish On The Fly

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Port O'Connor sheepshead fishing charter

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 24 sheepshead trips in Port O'Connor, and the most popular trips in the area are POC Fishing Frenzy guided by Ross, Matagorda Bay Shallows guided by Brandon, and 1/2 Day AM guided by Doug.

Our guides in Port O'Connor are rated a 4.69 out of 5 based on 2525 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Sheepshead charter include Seadrift and Palacios.

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

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

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

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

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

for sheepshead in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $945, but the average price for a half day trip for sheepshead in Port O'Connor is $598. The average price for a full day trip for sheepshead in Port O'Connor is $720.

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

The most popular season for sheepshead fishing in Port O'Connor is fall, and most anglers book their trips 28 days in advance.

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

In Port O'Connor, sheepshead are a popular and prized species among anglers, known for their distinctive appearance and delicious flesh. These fish inhabit the shallow waters of bays, estuaries, and nearshore reefs, making them accessible targets for anglers exploring the coastal areas of Port O'Connor. Sheepshead are characterized by their thick, silver bodies adorned with vertical black stripes and prominent teeth, which they use to crush and feed on shellfish and crustaceans. Anglers can enjoy pursuing sheepshead year-round in Port O'Connor, with peak seasons occurring during the cooler months when these fish congregate in large numbers near structure-rich areas.

One of the most effective techniques for targeting sheepshead in Port O'Connor is using live bait such as shrimp, fiddler crabs, or small mollusks. Anglers deploy these baits near pilings, docks, jetties, and other structure-rich areas where sheepshead are known to congregate. Sheepshead are notorious bait stealers, so anglers must be vigilant and ready to set the hook quickly when they feel a bite. Light tackle and sensitive rods are essential for detecting the subtle bites of sheepshead and successfully landing these crafty fish.

Another popular method for catching sheepshead in Port O'Connor is using artificial lures such as small jigs or soft plastics. Anglers can cast these lures near structure-rich areas and jig them slowly along the bottom to mimic the movement of natural prey. This technique requires finesse and patience, as sheepshead can be selective feeders and may require multiple presentations before striking. Whether using live bait or artificial lures, anglers have a variety of effective techniques at their disposal to target sheepshead and enjoy the thrill of fishing in the productive waters of Port O'Connor.

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

In Port O'Connor, sheepshead can be found throughout the year, but their presence and activity levels may vary depending on seasonal factors. Generally, sheepshead fishing in Port O'Connor is most productive during the cooler months of the year, particularly in the fall and winter. During these seasons, sheepshead congregate in larger numbers near structure-rich areas such as docks, jetties, pilings, and reefs, where they seek shelter and abundant food sources. Anglers can capitalize on this behavior by targeting sheepshead in these areas using a variety of techniques.

Spring marks the transition period for sheepshead fishing in Port O'Connor, as water temperatures begin to rise and these fish become more active. While sheepshead may still be found near structure-rich areas during the spring months, their abundance and activity levels may fluctuate as they adjust to changing environmental conditions. Nevertheless, dedicated anglers can still encounter sheepshead throughout the spring season by focusing on areas with suitable habitat and using effective fishing techniques to entice strikes.

During the summer months, sheepshead fishing in Port O'Connor can be more challenging as water temperatures reach their peak and sheepshead may become less active. However, anglers may still encounter sheepshead near structure-rich areas, particularly during cooler times of the day such as early morning or late evening. By adjusting their fishing strategies and targeting areas with the most favorable conditions, anglers can continue to enjoy success in targeting sheepshead throughout the summer season in Port O'Connor. Overall, while sheepshead fishing may experience some seasonal fluctuations, anglers can find opportunities to pursue these prized fish year-round in the productive waters of Port O'Connor.

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

In Port O'Connor, anglers employ various techniques to target sheepshead, leveraging their unique feeding habits and habitat preferences. One effective method for catching sheepshead is bottom fishing near structure-rich areas such as docks, jetties, pilings, and reefs. Anglers use light tackle setups with small hooks and weights to present baits close to the bottom where sheepshead feed. Popular bait options include live shrimp, fiddler crabs, small mollusks, and barnacles. Anglers must be patient and attentive to detect the subtle bites of sheepshead, as they are notorious bait stealers known for their cautious feeding behavior.

Another successful technique for targeting sheepshead in Port O'Connor is using artificial lures such as small jigs or soft plastics. Anglers cast these lures near structure-rich areas and jig them slowly along the bottom to mimic the movement of natural prey. This method requires finesse and precision, as sheepshead can be selective feeders and may require multiple presentations before striking. Light tackle and sensitive rods are essential for detecting the subtle bites of sheepshead and effectively setting the hook.

Additionally, anglers in Port O'Connor can target sheepshead using chumming techniques to attract fish to the area. Anglers deploy a mixture of crushed shellfish, clam chum, or barnacles near structure-rich areas to create a scent trail and attract sheepshead. Once the fish are drawn to the area, anglers present baits or lures to entice strikes. This method can be particularly effective when targeting larger sheepshead or when fishing in areas with strong currents that may disperse scent quickly. By employing these various techniques, anglers can increase their chances of success in targeting sheepshead and enjoy rewarding fishing experiences in the waters of Port O'Connor.

What other species are popular in Port O'Connor?

Apart from targeting sheepshead, anglers in Port O'Connor have a plethora of other species to pursue, providing a diverse and exciting fishing experience. One popular species among anglers is the redfish, also known as red drum. Redfish inhabit the shallow waters of bays, estuaries, and marshes surrounding Port O'Connor, offering anglers opportunities for both inshore and nearshore fishing. These powerful fish are prized for their hard-fighting nature and delicious flesh, making them a favorite target among anglers of all skill levels. Anglers can use a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing, artificial lure casting, and sight casting, to target redfish and enjoy memorable fishing adventures.

Another sought-after species in Port O'Connor is the speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout. Speckled trout are commonly found in the bayous, flats, and estuaries surrounding Port O'Connor, providing anglers with opportunities for both inshore and nearshore fishing. These elusive fish are prized for their acrobatic jumps and challenging fights, making them a favorite among anglers seeking thrilling battles. Anglers can target speckled trout using a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing with shrimp or mullet, casting artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater baits, and drift fishing with live or dead bait.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, anglers in Port O'Connor can pursue a variety of other species, including flounder, black drum, sheepshead, tripletail, and Spanish mackerel, among others. Flounder are commonly found near structure-rich areas such as oyster beds, jetties, and channel edges, where anglers can target them using bottom fishing techniques. Black drum and sheepshead are often found in the same areas as redfish, offering anglers opportunities for sight casting and live bait fishing in the shallow waters of Port O'Connor's marshes and flats. Tripletail, known for their distinctive appearance and delicious flavor, can be targeted near offshore structures such as buoys, channel markers, and oil rigs, providing anglers with exciting opportunities for sight fishing and bottom fishing. Spanish mackerel, known for their speed and agility, can be targeted in the nearshore and offshore waters of Port O'Connor using trolling, casting, or live bait fishing techniques. With such a diverse range of species to target, anglers visiting Port O'Connor can enjoy endless opportunities for adventure and excitement in the rich and bountiful waters of the Texas Gulf Coast.

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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