Top fishing trips in Rockport, Texas
Everything to Know About Booking a fishing charter in Rockport
What are the best fishing charters in Rockport?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 44 trips in Rockport, and the most popular trips in the area are 6 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing guided by David, Full-Day or Half-Day Fishing Trip | Copano Cowboy guided by Randy, and Bay Fishing Experience guided by Kelli.
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What types of fishing charters are common in Rockport?
Inshore fishing is the most popular in Rockport as well as flats fishing, waterfowl hunting, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species in Rockport are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, 3. flounder, 4. black drum, and 5. sheepshead.
The most common fishing techniques in Rockport are light tackle fishing, drift fishing, and artificial lure fishing but bottom fishing and wading are popular as well.
How much do Rockport fishing charters cost?
in Rockport prices can range anywhere from $300 to $1,400, but the average price for a half day in Rockport is $564. The average price for a full day in Rockport is $729.
When is the best time to go fishing in Rockport?
The most popular season for fishing in Rockport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 20 days in advance.
Where can I get a Rockport fishing license and what are the bag limits in Rockport?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Rockport, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Rockport. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Rockport.
Fishing Charters in Rockport
Our Rockport fishing guides offer top-tier inshore fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more. With access to everything from Matagorda all the way down to Baffin Bay, it would take a lifetime to thoroughly fish these waters. The inshore fishing charters in Rockport are top notch and consistently ranked as some of the best in the United States.
Rockport Inshore Fishing Charters
The Texas Coastal Bend, with Rockport at its heart, is an inshore angler’s paradise, and our Rockport fishing guides hold the keys! Crystal-clear waters abound, providing opportunities for wade fishing with live bait or artificial lures, drift fishing from your captain’s boat, and some of the best saltwater fly fishing around. If you are after giant bull redfish or massive speckled trout, head to Rockport from late summer to fall when these beasts come pouring in. If you are looking to elevate your fishing trip, trying tackling Rockport reds on a fly. Nearby, Baffin Bay is responsible for the state record speckled trout and redfish and could be the ticket to setting a new personal record. This ecosystem is teeming with wildlife that inhabit these coastal waters and the surrounding barrier islands including Mustang Island, San Jose Island, and Matagorda Island. Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is home to more migratory bird species than any other national park in the US. Book a trip in the late fall months to catch a glimpse of the rare Whooping Crane on your way to catch your own not-so-rare Texas Redfish!
Rockport Deep Sea Fishing Charters
While Rockport offers an abundance of riches for inshore Redfish and Speckled Trout fishing, we’d definitely recommend checking out our Port Aransas trips for deep sea fishing from Rockport TX. Just across Aransas Bay, Port Aransas offers immediate deep sea access for species like Tuna, Red Snapper, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Marlin. There are plenty of modern offshore boats available for charter. From multi-day bluewater excursions on flybrige sportfishers, bouncing around reefs on quick center consoles, and everything in between - Rockport deep sea charters have it all.
Things to do in Rockport
Be sure to swing by Mac’s Pit BBQ on E Market St for famous Texas, mesquite-smoked brisket, sausage, turkey, and more. Pull in the drive-through to grab lunch for your trip, and be sure to tell Domingo that Captain Experiences sent you!
Book a Rockport Fishing Charter Trip Today
Rockport has access to some of the best fishing waters on the Texas coast. Whether you're looking to change up your typical vacation, or are an experienced angler chasing a bucket list species, our Rockport fishing guides have you covered. Contact Captain Experiences today to plan and book the Rockport fishing charter today!
How are fishing conditions in Rockport?
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Techniques in Rockport
Species in Rockport
- Black Drum
- Blacktip Shark
- Blue-Winged Teal
- California Sheephead
- Cinnamon Teal
- Common Goldeneye
- Greater Scaup / Bluebill
- Green-Winged Teal
- Jack Crevalle
- Lesser Scaup / Bluebill
- Mottled Duck
- Northern Pintail
- Northern Shoveler
- Ring-Necked Duck
- Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout