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trip description for Reel Thrills in Rockport in Rockport

Hop on board with Captain Tom and get ready for an action-packed day of fishing around Rockport! Captain Tom will help you target Redfish, Black Drum, and Speckled Trout. You have the choice of fishing with live or dead bait but can always fish with artificial lures if you’re up for the challenge. For these trips, Captain Tom uses his 21’ Shoalwater that’s powered by a 250 Evinrude engine. The boat is equipped with a GPS and fishfinder unit along with all the safety gear you’ll need for a safe and productive trip. Expect a smooth, comfortable, and dry ride to the fishing grounds. These trips can host up to 4 people, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain Tom will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. He even provides live bait. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License, any drinks and snacks you’d like (preferably no glass), and Captain Tom will take care of the rest! Read More

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Reel Thrills In Rockport

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Captain Corey welcomes you down to the Coastal Bend to unleash the thrill of fishing in Rockport, Texas! Embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Corey, where the pristine waters of Rockport, Texas, meet the expertise of our seasoned crew. He takes great pride in delivering an exceptional fishing experience that caters to anglers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros. Our friendly and knowledgeable captain boast years of experience navigating the abundant fishing grounds of Rockport. He will not only lead you to the best fishing spots but also share valuable tips and techniques to optimize your catch. Our captain is licensed, and has over 15 years of experience. Whether you're seeking an action-packed day of nearshore fishing or a serene inshore expedition, we tailor our fishing trips to your preferences. Let us know your ideal fishing experience, and we'll make it happen! To ensure an edge in your fishing endeavors, we equip our boats with the finest fishing gear and technology. From top-quality rods and reels to fish-finding sonar systems, we spare no expense to enhance your chances of reeling in the big one. Fishing is a fantastic activity for all ages. Bring along your family and friends, and create lasting memories together as you bond over the thrill of the catch. Inshore Fishing: Explore the shallow waters of the bays, flats, and estuaries as you target species like Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and more. Inshore fishing is perfect for those seeking a laid-back experience surrounded by breathtaking coastal views. Read More

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trip description for Sight Casting Safari in Rockport

Climb aboard with Captain Travis and embark on a fishing adventure to remember in Rockport, Texas! On this 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) trip, you’ll be chasing Black Drum, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. Bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, and a hat. Test your skills and strength and fill the boat on what promises to be an exhilarating day with Captain Travis! Read More

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Sight Casting Safari

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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Rockport

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

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Redfish On The Fly

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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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Everything to Know About Booking a Rockport redfish fishing charter

What are the best redfish fishing charters in Rockport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 121 redfish 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 4.85 out of 5 based on 2696 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 Redfish charter include Corpus Christi, Aransas Pass and Port Aransas.

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

What types of redfish fishing charters are common in Rockport?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for redfish in Rockport as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.

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

How much do Rockport redfish fishing charters cost?

for redfish in Rockport prices can range anywhere from about $550 to $1,000, but the average price for a half day trip for redfish in Rockport is $678. The average price for a full day trip for redfish in Rockport is $842.

What month is best for redfish fishing in Rockport?

The most popular season for redfish fishing in Rockport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.

Do I need a Rockport fishing license for redfish and what are the bag limits for redfish 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 Redfish fishing in Rockport all about?

Redfish, also known as Red Drum, are an iconic species that hold a special place in the hearts of anglers in Rockport, Texas. Renowned for their strength, resilience, and spirited fights, Redfish offer thrilling angling experiences for fishermen of all skill levels. These copper-colored bruisers patrol the shallow marshes, grass flats, and tidal creeks of Rockport's bays, providing ample opportunities for sight casting and exciting battles against the backdrop of the area's stunning coastal scenery.

Rockport's unique ecosystem provides an ideal habitat for Redfish, with expansive seagrass beds, oyster reefs, and mangrove shorelines offering abundant food sources and shelter. Anglers often target Redfish using a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing, lure casting, and fly fishing, depending on the conditions and preferences. Whether stalking tailing Redfish in the shallows or targeting them along deeper channels and drop-offs, the thrill of hooking into one of these hard-fighting game fish is unmatched.

In addition to their sporting qualities, Redfish are highly regarded for their culinary appeal, with their firm, mild-flavored flesh making them a favorite on the dinner table. Whether grilled, blackened, or fried, Redfish dishes are a staple of Gulf Coast cuisine, and many local restaurants in Rockport proudly serve up fresh catches to hungry diners. With their combination of sporting prowess and culinary excellence, Redfish represent a cherished symbol of the vibrant fishing culture that defines Rockport, inviting anglers to embark on memorable adventures and savor the bounty of the Texas coast.

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

Redfish, also known as Red Drum, are a quintessential species in the angling scene of Rockport, Texas. These prized game fish are revered for their powerful fights and resilience, making them a favorite target among both novice and seasoned anglers. Rockport's expansive bays, marshes, and estuaries provide prime habitat for Redfish, offering anglers plenty of opportunities to pursue them in diverse environments. Whether casting along grassy flats, probing oyster reefs, or navigating winding tidal creeks, the thrill of hooking into a Redfish amidst the scenic beauty of Rockport's coastal landscape is an experience like no other.

Anglers in Rockport employ various techniques to target Redfish, with sight casting being a popular and exhilarating method. Hunting for tailing Reds in shallow waters, anglers carefully present their bait or lure to entice a strike, requiring patience, precision, and quick reflexes. Additionally, anglers often find success using live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures designed to mimic the Redfish's natural prey. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or wading in the shallows, the versatility of Redfish angling in Rockport ensures there's a method suited to every angler's preferences and skill level.

Beyond the thrill of the catch, Redfish also hold culinary appeal, with their firm, mild-flavored flesh making them a popular choice for seafood enthusiasts. Many restaurants in Rockport offer delectable Redfish dishes, ranging from classic preparations like grilled or blackened to more innovative culinary creations. Whether enjoyed fresh off the grill or incorporated into gourmet recipes, Redfish epitomize the intersection of sport and sustenance, embodying the rich fishing heritage and coastal culinary traditions of Rockport, Texas.

What techniques are popular for catching Redfish in Rockport?

Redfish fishing in Rockport, Texas, is a thrilling pursuit that offers anglers a variety of techniques to target these prized game fish. One popular method is sight casting, where anglers scan the shallow flats and marshes for signs of cruising or tailing Redfish. Armed with a selection of artificial lures or live bait, fishermen carefully present their offerings ahead of the moving fish, enticing them to strike with precise casts and lifelike presentations. This technique requires keen observation and stealthy approach, adding an exciting element of strategy to the hunt for Redfish in Rockport's pristine waters.

Another effective technique for targeting Redfish in Rockport is fishing around structure, such as oyster reefs, docks, and mangrove shorelines. Using live or cut bait, anglers position themselves strategically near these prime habitats and patiently wait for Redfish to ambush prey or patrol the area in search of food. By understanding the habits and preferences of Redfish, fishermen can increase their chances of success by presenting baits in areas where these elusive predators are likely to be lurking.

For anglers seeking a more dynamic approach, fly fishing for Redfish in Rockport offers a thrilling challenge that requires skill, finesse, and a bit of luck. Whether casting to tailing fish in shallow water or targeting cruising schools along the flats, fly fishermen must accurately present their flies to entice strikes from wary Redfish. With the right fly patterns and casting techniques, anglers can experience heart-pounding action as Redfish aggressively take the fly and test their tackle to the limit. Whether you're a novice angler or seasoned fly fishing enthusiast, Rockport's diverse Redfish fishery offers endless opportunities for exhilarating adventures on the water.

What other species are popular in Rockport?

While Redfish certainly hold a prominent position in the fishing scene of Rockport, Texas, the region offers an abundance of other species for anglers to target and enjoy. Among these prized catches is the Speckled Trout, a revered inshore game fish known for its aggressive strikes and delicious taste. Found in the shallow flats, marshes, and estuaries of Rockport's bays, Speckled Trout provide anglers with thrilling action on light tackle and are highly sought after for both sport and culinary pursuits.

Another popular species to pursue in Rockport's waters is the Flounder, known for its unique flattened body and stealthy hunting techniques. Anglers often target Flounder near sandy bottoms, oyster beds, and tidal channels, where they lie in wait to ambush passing prey. With a variety of bait and lure options, fishermen can entice these prized flatfish to bite, adding an exciting challenge to their fishing adventures in Rockport.

Rockport also offers opportunities to target other Gulf Coast favorites such as Red Snapper, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Mangrove Snapper, providing anglers with a diverse array of options to explore. Whether casting from shore, wading in the shallows, or venturing offshore, Rockport's rich fishery ensures there's always something biting and promises excitement and satisfaction for anglers of all skill levels. With such a wealth of species to pursue, every fishing trip in Rockport holds the potential for unforgettable experiences and memorable catches.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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    Corey was great!! We had a great day..

    Kimberly B. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great trip. The fish just were not biting. No one was finding fish the day that we were on the water.

    Patrick L. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time fishing with Capitan Corey slow bite but still a great experience

    Joe R. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Kevin was the best. Great communication before our outing, punctual, and he knew exactly where to go to catch the fish. This was so much fun! Highly recommend .

    Rebecca M. with Kevin G. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Travis is the expert I have been lookin for around Aransas pass for years. Conditions did not play to our favor, yet he still put us on fish. Fountain of knowledge when it comes to targeting and developing a pattern in the flats. I will fish with Travis as long as hes in business 🤙🏼

    Derek M. with Travis P. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Jeff was excellent Captain very informative and customer oriented. We decided that we are going to use your company annually and we hope we can have Jeff as our captain

    Richard B. with Jeff H. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time fishing with Travis! He'll find the fish for you!

    Bradley H. with Travis P. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time and took home a nice catch of reds.

    Michael R. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience! Caught my limit!

    Mark B. with Brian P. of Ingleside, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Tommy and Capt Jason took us on an excellent fishing adventure. Inspite of Mother nature tossing in challenging Bay conditions. The team took us in a variety of waters that we could fish. We had lots of hook ups with Redfish and Black Drum. The trip was worth every minute. We created core memories. Thank you gentlemen. We hope to see you again soon.

    Michael K. with Tommy S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was awesome!! We’re already trying to figure out our next trip with him!! He knows his way around the coast line for sure, very pleasant and patient with us. Definitely hooked us in!! We caught red drum and black drum!! Need to book with Travis at Captainexperiences.com

    Felicia P. with Travis P. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Corey was an amazing guide! We had a blast and caught some reds. Will be booking with Corey again!!!

    Kathryn E. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt. Corey did a wonderful job. Gives great service. Has an awesome attitude. Handles his boat well, Very clean and well kept. Will definitely book with him again.

    Henry V. with Corey B. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great fishing trip. Shayne communicated with us prior to the trip answering an questions we had. He picked us up right on time and we got right to the fishing. Wind was howling and seemed to get higher as the night went on. We had chosen the night trip because that was the only time we could go and we love night fishing anyway. Not too many guides offer that. He took us into protected areas and we had a blast. Fish were not cooperating, but he worked hard to get us on some fish that were feeding. Got two really nice redfish and one keeper speck. Just want to thank Shayne for a great overall experience! J and J.

    John E. with Shayne M. of Corpus Christi, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was great even though the weather was bad

    David G. with Corey B. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We started the morning with very high winds but Capt Bryce managed to still put us on some fish. Great Job! Great time! I will be using him again! Highly recommended!

    Troy S. with Bryce W. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Ruben is an experienced captain and put us on the fish on a slow day.

    John B. with Ruben S. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mark at Captain experiences was great put us rite on the trout we must have caught 50 and hit our limit I would defiantly recocomend captain experiences to all my fishing buddy's thanks captain experiences 👍✝️🙏

    Kenny H. with Mark H. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

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