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What are the best fishing charters in Rockport?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 143 trips in Rockport, and the most popular trips in the area are Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure guided by Jim, Flats and Backwaters on Artificials guided by Larry, and Half Day Bay Adventure guided by Brody.
Our guides in Rockport are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 683 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.
What types of fishing charters are common in Rockport?
Inshore fishing is the most popular in Rockport as well as flats fishing, offshore fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species in Rockport are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, 3. black drum, 4. flounder, and 5. sheepshead.
The most common fishing techniques in Rockport are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and bottom fishing but drift fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.
How much do Rockport fishing charters cost?
in Rockport prices can range anywhere from $300 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day in Rockport is $630. The average price for a full day in Rockport is $1,223.
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 14 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.
Living & Fishing In Rockport, Texas
Rockport is situated on the western side of the Gulf of Mexico, but protected by barrier islands that form the intracoastal canal. Originally a small fishing village, the city quickly grew in the mid-1920's due to a booming shrimping industry that drove up populations numbers.
Since then, Rockport has become a popular destination for vacationers looking to fish, relax on the local beaches, and enjoy area attractions like the many art galleries that dot the downtown area. In fact, Rockport was named as one of The 100 Best Small Art Towns of America by Americans for the Arts.
Whether you're fishing in Rockport for the first time or have plenty of history with the area, we make it simple to find, book and manage your next fishing trip with the best fishing guides in Rockport. Search for your next trip and reserve online in minutes.
Rockport Fishing Species and Geography Overview
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.
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!
Inshore Fishing in Rockport
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, try 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 best.
Nearshore / Deep Sea Fishing in Rockport
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 opportunities. 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 flybridge sportfishers, bouncing around reefs on quick center consoles, and everything in between - Rockport deep sea charters have it all.
Other 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!
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