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trip description for Port O'Connor "Texas Triple" in Port O'Connor

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

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Port O'Connor "Texas Triple"

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trip description for Port O'Connor Wading in Port O'Connor

Climb aboard Captain Kerri's 24' Pescador to learn why Port O’Connor provides some of the most exhilarating fishing experiences in Texas. On this trip, Captain Kerri will take you to the best spots for wading! You'll head out on her 24' El Pescador bay boat, a shallow-draft vessel which will let you access some of the skinniest backwater and flats in the area! Whether you choose to stay in the boat, or hop out to wade-fish, Captain Kerri will help you chase Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder, together known as the "Texas Big Three". You might also encounter Black Drum, Sheepshead, Ladyfish and other inshore species as well. To catch these fish, you'll do a mix of sight casting and drifting artificial lures. You can also throw popping corks as you drift the bays, but live bait is a small additional cost. If you want to get out and wade fish, Captain Kerri will provide you with all the boots, belts, nets, and advice to get you on the fish. If the weather is cold you might want to bring your waders, but otherwise, Captain Kerri has got you covered. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License, a pair of wading boots, a hat, sunscreen, and any food and drinks of your choice (no glass). Fish cleaning will also be provided when you get back to the dock! Read More

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Port O'Connor Wading

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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

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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

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

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 23 speckled trout trips in Port O'Connor, and the most popular trips in the area are POC Fishing Frenzy guided by Ross, Full Day or Half-day Fishing Trip guided by Jon, and 1/2 Day AM guided by Doug.

Our guides in Port O'Connor are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2707 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 Speckled Trout charter include Seadrift and Palacios.

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

Inshore fishing is the most popular for speckled trout 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 drift fishing but live bait fishing and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do Port O'Connor speckled trout fishing charters cost?

for speckled trout in Port O'Connor prices can range anywhere from about $520 to $970, but the average price for a half day trip for speckled trout in Port O'Connor is $586. The average price for a full day trip for speckled trout in Port O'Connor is $884.

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

The most popular season for speckled trout fishing in Port O'Connor is fall, and most anglers book their trips 51 days in advance.

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

In Port O'Connor, targeting speckled trout is a favorite pastime for anglers, thanks to the abundance of these feisty and flavorful game fish in the area's bay systems and estuaries. Speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout, are renowned for their striking appearance, with dark spots scattered along their silvery bodies. These predatory fish are opportunistic feeders, often found prowling the grass flats, tidal creeks, and oyster reefs in search of baitfish and crustaceans. Anglers of all skill levels can enjoy pursuing speckled trout in Port O'Connor, as they offer thrilling strikes and memorable battles against the scenic backdrop of the Texas Gulf Coast.

One popular technique for targeting speckled trout in Port O'Connor is using artificial lures, such as soft plastics, topwater plugs, and suspending twitch baits. Anglers often cast these lures along grassy shorelines, shallow flats, and oyster beds, mimicking the movements of baitfish or shrimp to entice strikes from hungry trout. Another effective method is drift fishing, where anglers drift with the current while casting lures or presenting live bait such as shrimp or mullet. This allows anglers to cover a wide area and locate schools of actively feeding trout, providing exciting opportunities for anglers to hook into these prized game fish.

In addition to artificial lures, anglers in Port O'Connor also find success targeting speckled trout using live bait. Anglers often use live shrimp, finger mullet, or croakers rigged on a popping cork or free-lined to tempt trout lurking near structure-rich areas. Whether fishing from a boat or wading in the shallows, anglers can experience heart-pounding strikes and exhilarating fights when targeting speckled trout in Port O'Connor's productive waters. With their abundance and willingness to strike a variety of baits and lures, speckled trout provide anglers with endless opportunities for excitement and adventure in the bountiful waters of Port O'Connor.

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

In Port O'Connor, the seasons for targeting speckled trout vary throughout the year, offering anglers different opportunities depending on the time of year. The speckled trout season typically peaks in the spring and fall months, as water temperatures moderate and baitfish become more abundant in the bay systems and estuaries. During these seasons, speckled trout are actively feeding and can be found prowling the shallow flats, grassy shorelines, and oyster reefs in search of prey. Anglers eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring and fall, knowing that these times offer some of the best chances to hook into trophy-sized speckled trout in Port O'Connor.

During the summer months, speckled trout fishing in Port O'Connor remains productive, albeit with some adjustments in tactics and techniques. As water temperatures rise, speckled trout may seek cooler, deeper waters during the heat of the day, requiring anglers to focus their efforts in early morning or late afternoon when temperatures are more favorable. Anglers often target speckled trout during low-light periods, such as dawn and dusk, when the fish are more active and willing to strike artificial lures or live bait. Despite the challenges of summer fishing, anglers can still enjoy success targeting speckled trout in Port O'Connor during this time, particularly in areas with strong tidal movement and ample baitfish.

As temperatures begin to cool in the late fall and winter months, speckled trout fishing in Port O'Connor enters another productive season. Speckled trout become more active as water temperatures drop, and anglers can find them congregating in deeper channels, around oyster reefs, and near tidal creeks. Anglers often adjust their tactics to match the changing conditions, focusing on slower presentations and fishing deeper water columns to entice strikes from lethargic trout. With the abundance of speckled trout and the variety of productive fishing spots in Port O'Connor, anglers can enjoy excellent fishing opportunities throughout the year, regardless of the season.

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

In Port O'Connor, anglers employ various techniques to target speckled trout, adapting their strategies based on factors such as water conditions, tide movements, and the preferences of the fish. One popular method is using artificial lures, such as soft plastics, topwater plugs, and suspending twitch baits. Anglers often cast these lures along grassy shorelines, shallow flats, and oyster reefs, imitating the movements of baitfish or shrimp to entice strikes from hungry trout. By varying retrieve speeds, pauses, and lure colors, anglers can effectively trigger aggressive strikes from speckled trout in the diverse waters of Port O'Connor.

Another effective technique for targeting speckled trout in Port O'Connor is drift fishing. Anglers drift with the current while casting lures or presenting live bait such as shrimp or mullet, allowing them to cover a wide area and locate schools of actively feeding trout. This method is particularly productive in areas with strong tidal movement, such as channels, passes, and tidal creeks, where trout gather to ambush passing baitfish. Drift fishing offers anglers the flexibility to adjust their presentation based on changing conditions, maximizing their chances of success in hooking into these prized game fish.

Live bait fishing is also a popular and productive technique for targeting speckled trout in Port O'Connor. Anglers use live shrimp, finger mullet, or croakers rigged on a popping cork or free-lined to tempt trout lurking near structure-rich areas like reefs and jetties. By presenting live bait at various depths and locations, anglers can entice strikes from speckled trout while enjoying the scenic beauty of Port O'Connor's coastal landscapes. Whether casting lures, drift fishing, or fishing with live bait, anglers have a variety of effective techniques at their disposal to pursue speckled trout and experience the thrill of hooking into these prized game fish in Port O'Connor's productive waters.

What other species are popular in Port O'Connor?

In addition to targeting speckled trout, anglers visiting Port O'Connor have a diverse array of other species to pursue, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. 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. Renowned for their powerful runs and aggressive strikes, redfish provide anglers with thrilling battles and memorable encounters. Whether casting artificial lures or presenting live bait such as mullet or shrimp, anglers can enjoy pursuing these hard-fighting predators while exploring the scenic coastal waters of Port O'Connor.

Another sought-after species in Port O'Connor is the flounder, known for its unique flat body and camouflage coloration. Flounder can be found lurking near sandy bottoms, oyster reefs, and structure-rich areas, providing anglers with a challenging and rewarding pursuit. Using techniques such as jigging or drifting with live bait, anglers can target flounder while enjoying the serene beauty of Port O'Connor's coastal landscapes. With their delicious flesh and thrilling fights, flounder add an extra dimension of excitement to fishing expeditions in Port O'Connor.

In addition to redfish and flounder, anglers in Port O'Connor can target a variety of other species, including black drum, sheepshead, Spanish mackerel, and even sharks. 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 opportunities for trolling or casting from piers and jetties. Whether pursuing redfish, flounder, black drum, 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.

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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Preston M. with Doug H. 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

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    Good experience learned a lot . Did not catch any fish but enjoyed the company.

    Gavin B. with John A. of Port O'Connor, Texas

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