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Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure

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Half Day Bay Adventure

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Inshore Slam - 22' Majek

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Rockport Roundup Fishing Trip

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Reel Thrills In Rockport

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trip description for Rockport Day Trip - 25’ Majek in Rockport

Head out on the waters of the South Texas Riviera and hook some great fish on this trip with Captain Skeeter! The inshore areas around Rockport are full of fish, and whether you want to hit big Redfish or tons of Speckled Trout, this trip is for you. Captain Skeeter likes to fish using several different methods when he's out on the water, including sightcasting, bottomfishing, and classic light tackle fishing. No matter which method you prefer, Captain Skeeter comes prepared with all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, and gear you could possibly need to have a successful day out on the water. You'll be casting from the deck of his 25' Majek Illusion bay boat. She's equipped with a 250-HP Yamaha engine, and is perfect for shallow inshore fishing. She also has a wireless trolling motor for easy maneuvering in the flats, plus an ice box for your keepers. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drink, your camera, some sunscreen, and your Texas fishing license—Captain Skeeter will take care of the rest! Read More

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Rockport Day Trip - 25’ Majek

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trip description for Tortuga Flats Fishing Fiesta in Rockport

Growing up in a ranching family that has been in the Victoria, Texas area since the 1870s, James developed early on a deep appreciation for the land and wildlife. His passion for fishing the Gulf coast comes from spending weekends and summers in Rockport, Texas. There he began crafting his fishing skills at age 4 with his father, along the San Antonio Bay system south to Lower Laguna Madre. After attending Southwest Texas University, James obtained his Captain's license in 2005 to share his knowledge and experience on the water with others. In addition to conventional fishing, James has been an avid fly fisherman for 15 years. He has spent time in the Bahamas learning new techniques for fly casting, which he can pass along to fly-fishing clients at any level. His knack for teaching first timers with his carefree, relaxed attitude will make learning to fish a memorable and rewarding experience. Capt. James has been guiding since 2005 and has grown up fishing the Port Aransas and Rockport areas all his life. We will be fishing primarily for Redfish, Trout, Flounder and Black Drum. He uses a wide variety of techniques in order for his clients to have great day on the water. He runs a 25’ Majek Illusion. Kids are more than welcome. Read More

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Tortuga Flats Fishing Fiesta

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trip description for Bay Bounty in Rockport

Come to Rockport, Texas, and join Captain Rob who’s going to help you catch fish and have a great time while fishing inshore, reefs, and flats that the bay system surrounding Rockport has to offer! Specifically, Captain Rob will take you to fish in one or a couple of the bays around the Texas Coastal Bend like Mesquite Bay, Copano Bay, St. Charles Bay, Aransas Bay, or Cedar Bayou, all of which are legendary fisheries. Captain Rob specializes in bottom fishing and using light tackle to fish these bays. These are his favorite methods for getting you on fish like Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, and Sheepshead. Furthermore, Captain Rob will cater your trip around your goals for the day. So depending on your skill level, where you want to fish, and what methods you want to use, Capt. Rob is willing to work with you to make your dreams come true out on the water! Captain Rob will meet you at the dock ready with all the fishing gear you could need. This includes rods, reels, terminal tackle, as well as live bait and lures. The crew will also clean and fillet the fish you catch with no extra charges, so you can take it home and prepare some tasty meals. So all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and your Texas fishing license, Captain Rob will take care of the rest to ensure you have a successful and fun day out on the water! Read More

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Bay Bounty

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trip description for Port O'Connor Big 3 Slam in Rockport

Hit the water with Captain Jody and experience 8 hours of amazing inshore fishing! Captain Jody - with his 35+ years of experience - will take you where the fish are biting. He will help you reel in Trout, Redfish, and Flounder, as well as Black Drum. For these trips, Captain Jody uses his 25’ Haynie bay boat, which comes with the latest marine electronics and safety gear. The boat also has 2 onboard coolers – one for your refreshments and one for the catch. It can accommodate up to 4 anglers fishing in full comfort. Captain Jody provides all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License as well as any food and drinks of your choice. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out to a fishing adventure to remember with Captain Jody! Read More

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Port O'Connor Big 3 Slam

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trip description for Rockport Reds on the Flats in Rockport

Head out with Captain James for an epic day chasing all kinds of inshore sportfish on the bountiful waters of South Texas! The intricate bay systems surrounding Rockport are prime habitat for iconic species such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. You'll be fishing on board Captain James' 23' Majek bay boat. She can handle very skinny water, so you can chase fish all the way into the backwaters! From Jack Crevalle, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Ladyfish, to Redfish, no species is safe when Captain James's is out on the water. He typically likes to use light tackle rigs, throwing artificials and live bait on the bays, or sneak up on fish sunbathing on the flats! Captain James will bring all the necessary supplies for your day out on the water, so all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and a Texas fishing license. Book a trip and start wearing 'em out! Read More

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Rockport Reds On The Flats

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trip description for Tight Lines on Texas Redfish in Rockport

**Captain Frank will coordinate with you directly about the trip start time (He likes to fish the best tides to ensure your success!)** Experience the Ultimate Fishing Adventure with Capt. Frank! Looking for an action-packed fishing trip that caters to your every preference? Look no further! Capt. Frank is the go-to expert who can make it all happen – Bay Fishing, Drift Fishing, Fishing the Flats and Reefs, and even using Live or Dead Bait – the choice is yours! With an impressive 42 years of experience under his belt, Capt. Frank knows these waters like the back of his hand. He'll lead you straight to his favorite hot spots, where trophy-sized redfish and trout await your skillful cast. Get ready to reel in the catch of a lifetime! But it's not just about the fish – Capt. Frank prioritizes your enjoyment and safety above all else. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a complete novice, he ensures that every moment spent onboard is filled with excitement and adventure. You'll be creating fantastic memories with Capt. Frank every single day! The variety of fish you'll encounter is incredible - Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Flounder – all of them excellent eating fish and equally thrilling to catch! And with a diverse range of baits such as Live and Dead Shrimp, Live and Cut Mullet, Croaker, and Crab, you'll have the ultimate advantage in attracting these majestic creatures. To top it all off, Capt. Frank goes the extra mile by cleaning and bagging your prized catches, making sure you can take them home effortlessly. Are you ready for an unforgettable fishing experience that combines skill, fun, and safety? Book your trip with Capt. Frank now and get ready to embark on an incredible journey that will keep you coming back for more! Read More

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Tight Lines On Texas Redfish

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Everything to Know About Booking a Rockport flounder fishing charter

What are the best flounder fishing charters in Rockport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 93 flounder trips in Rockport, and the most popular trips in the area are Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure guided by Jim, Half Day Bay Adventure guided by Brody, and Inshore Guided Trip guided by Bryce.

Our guides in Rockport are rated a 4.81 out of 5 based on 2529 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 Flounder charter include Corpus Christi, Aransas Pass and Port Aransas.

Looking for kid friendly flounder guides / fishing lessons in Rockport? Check out our beginner and family friendly flounder guides in Rockport.

What types of flounder fishing charters are common in Rockport?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for flounder in Rockport as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Rockport are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but drift fishing and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do Rockport flounder fishing charters cost?

for flounder in Rockport prices can range anywhere from an affordable $400 to $2,470, but the average price for a half day trip for flounder in Rockport is $696. The average price for a full day trip for flounder in Rockport is $835.

What month is best for flounder fishing in Rockport?

The most popular season for flounder fishing in Rockport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 21 days in advance.

Do I need a Rockport fishing license for flounder and what are the bag limits for flounder 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.

What is flounder fishing in Rockport all about?

Flounder fishing in Rockport, Texas, offers anglers a unique and rewarding experience in the coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. These distinctive fish, known for their flattened bodies and ability to camouflage themselves on sandy bottoms, are highly prized for both their delicious flesh and the challenge they present to anglers. Rockport's extensive network of bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters provides ideal habitat for flounder, making it a prime destination for those looking to hook into these crafty and elusive fish.

Anglers in Rockport employ various techniques to target flounder, with one common method being bottom fishing using live or artificial bait. Flounder are known to lie in wait near structure or along drop-offs, where they ambush prey as it passes by. Anglers often use bait such as mullet, shrimp, or small fish rigged on a Carolina rig or similar setup to entice strikes from flounder. Additionally, anglers may opt to jig with soft plastic lures or fish with live bait on a jighead to target flounder in shallow waters or around structure.

Flounder fishing in Rockport is productive year-round, with peak seasons typically occurring during the warmer months. However, flounder can be caught throughout the year, providing anglers with opportunities for successful outings regardless of the season. Whether fishing from shore, a kayak, or a boat, anglers can enjoy the challenge of hooking into these elusive fish while taking in the scenic beauty of Rockport's coastal landscape.

What are the most popular months to fish for flounder fishing in Rockport?

In Rockport, Texas, the seasons for targeting flounder follow a distinct pattern influenced by various environmental factors and the behavior of these elusive fish. Generally, flounder fishing is productive year-round in Rockport's coastal waters, with peak seasons often occurring during the cooler months. As winter approaches and water temperatures drop, flounder become more active and abundant in the area's bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters, making them easier to locate and enticing them to feed more aggressively.

Springtime in Rockport marks the beginning of another prime season for flounder fishing, as water temperatures rise and baitfish populations increase. During this time, flounder migrate into shallower waters, including marshes, flats, and channels, where they actively feed on shrimp, mullet, and other prey. Anglers targeting flounder during the spring season often find success using a variety of techniques, including jigging with soft plastic lures, bottom fishing with live bait, or sight casting with artificial lures.

Similarly, the fall season in Rockport offers excellent opportunities for flounder angling as temperatures begin to cool and flounder become more active in preparation for winter. Anglers can capitalize on the fish's increased feeding activity by targeting them in the same areas and using similar techniques to those employed in the spring. By understanding the seasonal patterns of flounder in Rockport, anglers can maximize their chances of success and enjoy memorable fishing experiences throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching flounder in Rockport?

Flounder fishing in Rockport, Texas, requires anglers to employ specific techniques tailored to the behavior and habitat preferences of these elusive fish. One effective method for targeting flounder is bottom fishing with live or artificial bait near structure or along drop-offs. Flounder are known to lie in wait near oyster reefs, jetty rocks, or submerged ledges, where they ambush passing prey. Anglers often use bait such as mullet, shrimp, or small fish rigged on a Carolina rig or similar setup to entice strikes from flounder. By presenting the bait close to the bottom where flounder are likely to be lurking, anglers increase their chances of hooking into these crafty fish.

Another productive technique for flounder fishing in Rockport is jigging with soft plastic lures, which mimics the movement of natural prey and entices strikes from flounder. Anglers can cast jigs along the edges of marshes, flats, or channels and slowly retrieve them along the bottom to attract the attention of flounder. The subtle action of the jig appeals to the predatory instincts of flounder, making it an effective method for enticing strikes. Additionally, anglers may opt to fish with live bait on a jighead, allowing them to cover more water and target flounder in shallow or structure-rich areas.

Patience and persistence are key when fishing for flounder in Rockport, as these fish can be selective in their feeding habits and may require subtle presentations to entice strikes. Anglers should remain vigilant and attentive to subtle bites or taps on the line, as flounder often exhibit delicate feeding behavior. Setting the hook promptly but gently is crucial to successfully landing these elusive fish, as they have a knack for spitting out bait quickly. By mastering these techniques and adapting to the local conditions, anglers can increase their chances of success and enjoy rewarding flounder fishing outings in Rockport's scenic coastal waters.

What other species are popular in Rockport?

Aside from targeting flounder, anglers in Rockport have a diverse array of other species to pursue, ensuring a varied and exciting fishing experience. One notable catch is the redfish, also known as red drum, which is prized for its powerful runs and strong fighting ability. Redfish are prevalent in Rockport's shallow waters, including marshes, flats, and oyster beds, where they feed on a variety of prey such as shrimp, mullet, and crabs. Anglers can target redfish using a variety of techniques, including sight fishing, casting with artificial lures, or bottom fishing with natural baits.

Another sought-after species in Rockport's waters is the speckled trout, renowned for its delicate flavor and spirited fight. Speckled trout are commonly found in the bays, estuaries, and grass flats surrounding Rockport, where they feed on shrimp, baitfish, and crustaceans. Anglers can target speckled trout using live bait, artificial lures, or fly fishing techniques, with peak seasons typically occurring in spring and fall. Speckled trout fishing in Rockport offers anglers the opportunity to test their skills and enjoy the thrill of hooking into these acrobatic and beautiful fish.

For those seeking offshore adventures, Rockport offers opportunities to target species such as red snapper, king mackerel, and tarpon in deeper waters. Red snapper and king mackerel inhabit the reefs, wrecks, and offshore structures scattered throughout the Gulf of Mexico, providing anglers with thrilling battles and tasty table fare. Tarpon, known for their impressive size and acrobatic leaps, can be targeted using live bait or artificial lures nearshore or in the passes and channels leading to the open ocean. With its diverse fishery and abundance of marine life, Rockport promises exciting opportunities for anglers to reel in a wide variety of species and create lasting memories on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    It was great, we limited to quick thank you

    Tomas C. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jim took me and my husband out and we had a blast he knew the area very well and was knowledgeable of where the bites would be. Would definitely book again

    Shannon P. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Highly recommend Capt Brody. Good day of fishing and he is great with the kids.

    Steve R. with Brody J. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The best trip I have ever been on Really nice to meet Captain Toby We will be using Toby again

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Of all the fishing trips I have been on . The one with Captain Toby is by far the best one We all had a great time

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip. Conditions weren't ideal but Jason managed to find fish for us and keep it interesting. Highly recommend.

    James B. with Jason M. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Travis is great! Easy going. Super knowledgeable. A+. Would def book him again.

    Clay S. with Travis G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was fantastic! Went out of his way to get the “right” bait (which it was!). We caught enough fish, on a really windy day, for the kids to have wonderful memories. He’s great with kids, has plenty of interesting stories and just a pleasure to be around. Book with Corey! You won’t regret it!

    Rick A. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome fishing trip! Booked two days back to back for my boys and extended family, but was canceled on a month out and pushed to Captain Corey. Turned out to be the best thing that could have happened! Captain Corey was super available, coordinated and communicated well in advance, adjusted trips to give us the best experience. First day was slower (cold weather) and he adjusted timing to make it awesome. Limited out second day because of him!!! Haven’t met a team yet that will work as hard as he did to put us on fish and ensure we had fun! Like fishing with family! We will book with him each time from here on out. Thank you.

    David W. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Travis did a great job for us, pleasant, very experienced and taught us techniques that we wanted to learn. I highly recommend him.

    Julio C. with Travis P. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Slow fishing but Captain Jim went above and beyond to find fish for us.

    Craig C. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Fishing with Ben was amazing and just what we were looking for. My wife and I took my 83 year old father out for a morning and Ben had us catching fish as soon as the bait hit the water. We only kept what we were going to eat so we threw a lot back (not to mention the ones that we missed). For an enjoyable time catching fish I recommend going out with him and ask about taking the airboat.

    Mark J. with Ben W. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Went out with Cpt. Jeff's guide Cpt. Gibson. Had an absolute blast. Couldn't recommend this group enough. Put us on some great fish and Cpt. Gibson had a great attitude. You won't be disappointed. First time using Captain Experience's and was very impressed with their communication and responsiveness. Will definitely book with them again.

    Baker W. with Gibson J. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience with Captain Jim! Super friendly with tons of stories about his life experiences. Fishing was slow across the area the day we went, big changes in weather dropped the temps but got a couple of keeper reds and all kinds of other different fish which was fun to learn about and see. Highly recommend taking a trip with him he will keep you entertained for hours

    Adam R. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    10/14/23 Windy day, but Ben got us on the reds within 20 minutes of being in the boat and worked to keep the bite going for us right up until the end of our day! Ben, thanks again for making our first trip fishing for reds a huge success and we’re already talking about planning our next trip!

    Bryan C. with Ben W. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Thomas AKA Tommy was amazing! He made sure my 13 year old son and grandson had a good time. He got them catching fish and cut up with us and was respectful. He was extremely knowledgeable. We had a really great time!

    Brandi W. with Thomas B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Took my family to the Rockport to celebrate one of my son's tenth birthday. My son had a blast! Captain Brody put us on the fish! He was really patient with our son and showed us all a great time. Would book with him again in a heartbeat (and we will)! Money well spent!

    David B. with Brody J. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The three of us and Tommy went on a fishing trip on Saturday morning, very early! Throughout the entire trip, Tommy was great! He’s a true fisherman and is probably out on the water everyday. He took us to multiple spots around the bay. During our trip, we were able to catch both red fish and drum fish. Tommy casted for us and we had the joy of reeling the fish in. Tommy had us laughing and had great stories the whole time. After we got back, Tommy cut the fish the way we wanted. This was a great fishing trip and we would recommend this trip to others!! Thanks for the trip Tommy!!

    Randall S. with Thomas B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had an incredible fishing trip with Corey! Our group of four had a fantastic time, thanks to his expertise and friendly demeanor. Corey made sure everyone had bait on their lines, and he effortlessly adapted to our varying levels of fishing experience. His easy-going nature and knowledge of the sport created the perfect atmosphere for a memorable day on the water. We highly recommend Corey as a fishing guide!

    Enrique C. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Good fishing trip with a great guide! Toby put us on some Red Fish and we caught our limit early! Then he found us some Sea Trout and we caught several of those too!

    Leanne H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

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