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28 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,400

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trip description for 5hr Oil Rig Offshore in Corpus Christi

Excited to catch some fish in Corpus Christi? Captain Andrew is here to make it happen! Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Andrew knows them forwards and back. Families making a day of it will be glad to know that kids are welcome aboard! Be sure to ask if child-sized life vests are available, otherwise, you should bring your own. And, you can’t go wrong with snacks so that nobody gets grumpy on an empty belly! Your excursion begins aboard a 25’ Sea Hunt center console with space for 6 passengers. It has all the essentials. Your captain will provide rods and reels, as well as lures. Live bait is available, but be sure to ask about it so you know if you’ll be catching it yourself. The oil rigs that you can see from the beach are structure sources for many different species of fish. The travel time is minimal and allows for much more fishing time! The rig trip is a great trip for a beginner who wants to fish on the ocean but, just isn't quite ready to fight waves and spend a bunch of time traveling. For some, it also provides a sense of relief being so close to the shore where you can clearly see land. It is also always fun to see some of the massive Loggerhead Turtles and Dolphins. Read More

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28 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,400
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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Seadrift

Captain Jeff offers fantastic half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips fly-fishing for Redfish along 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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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $500
Fishing in Port Aransas
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trip description for Redfish on the Fly in Port Aransas

Captain Jeff offers fantastic half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips fly-fishing for Redfish along 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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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $500
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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

Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Redfish On The Fly

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trip description for Fly Fishing Rockport in Rockport

If you're looking for a real deal saltwater flyfishing adventure, look no further than Captain Dylan. Dylan lives and breaths flyfishing and moves all around texas to follow the best fishing in season. For his saltwater trips, Captain Dylan usually runs out of Rockport, Texas. However, dependent on various situations and/or time of year—we may fish as far south as Aransas Pass and as far north as Port O’ Connor. Primarily, we will be sight casting for redfish in shallow water with the occasional shot at Black Drum, Speckled Trout, Flounder & Sheepshead. In the spring and summer, when the tides are up, we will have opportunities at Bull Reds and Jack Crevalle in the bay. In terms of gear, Captain Dylan encourages you to bring your own gear, but can also supply you with everything you if need be. If you would prefer to bring your own rod, a 7-8 wt rod with floating line is ideal. On occasion, a larger setup (10-12 wt) may be needed for over Slot Bull Reds, Big Jacks, and even Tarpon. You can go over all these details with Dylan in the days leading up to your trip, you can let Captain Dylan know what you have and what you don't have and he can fill in the gaps. Dylan will supply his own hand-tied flies specifically crafted based on the depth and clarity of the water for the given day. Simple shrimp and crab patterns in various different colors and sizes are go-to's for the texas coast. Variations of the Clouser Minnow, Tarpon Toad, Borski Sliders, Seaducers, Kwan, Crimp, & Gurglers in different sizes (2,4,6) and colors (tan, white, purple, chartreuse, pink) are all great patterns you'll have on board as well. Captain Dylan provides ice, water, and coolers for your adventure. He recommends that you bring polarized sunglasses, your Texas fishing License, hat, sunscreen, boat shoes or non-black soled shoes, rain gear, and a lunch for full-day trips Read More

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Fly Fishing Rockport

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $700
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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 Bay Blitz in Rockport

Head out with Captain Jerry for an exciting day of bay fishing! Rockport and Corpus Christi are home to several productive inshore bays and canals that are prime spots for catching some tasty Gulf fish without a lock trip from the dock. On this trip, Captain Jerry will take you out on inshore waters such as the Corpus Christi Bay, Aransas Bay and Redfish Bay where you'll be going after exciting bay fish such as Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. You'll be targeting these fish using light tackle, heavy tackle, or by doing some bottom fishing. Whether you're a newbie or experienced angler, Captain Jerry will accommodate to your skill level and provide plenty of expert guidance to put you on the fish! Live bait is not included in the trip price but can be purchased at the ramp or on the way out into the bays from the local bait me. Captain Jerry will supply all rods, reels and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, sun protection, and any food and drinks you might want on the water. Captain Jerry will take care of the rest! Read More

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Rockport Bay Blitz

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23 ft 1 - 5 People From $600
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trip description for Rockport Bay Slam in Rockport

Come fish with Captain Tommy, a Full Time USCG licensed Texas fishing guide, as you venture into the waters such as Aransas Bay, Redfish Bay, Copano Bay, and Mesquite Bay just to name a few. You will target redfish and black drum in the flats as well as the marsh of St Joseph Island. Captain Tommy runs a 22' Alweld Bay Boat with a brand new 2022 150 hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard jet drive. This means no propeller. Captain Tommy is sea grass friendly and you will be fishing water so shallow that other boats can't fish. So c'mon enjoy !! With an annual mean temperature of 71.1 degrees, almost everyday is a good day for fishing in Rockport Texas. Rockport also boasts an average of 288 sun-filled and rain-free days, and winter-time temperatures commonly in the 70s and 80s. This mild climate makes for comfortable Texas saltwater fishing all year round. Rockport Texas has some of the finest fishing to offer on the Texas Gulf Coast. Areas such as California Hole, Turtle Pen, Allens Bight, Lydia Ann Channel, Light House Lakes, Mud Island, and Estes Flats make this stretch of the Texas Coast a "must-fish" location for any saltwater angler. Captain Tommy will provide all the necessary gear for your trip.Bring your favorite snacks and drinks, your Texas Saltwater fishing license and some good company! Read More

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Rockport Bay Slam

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22 ft 1 - 5 People From $575
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trip description for Inshore Slam - 22' Majek in Rockport

Hop on board Captain John's 22' Majek and get ready for an action-packed day of fishing in Rockport! Captain John 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. Should you want to wade fish, Captain John is happy to provide the advice and techniques, but you will need to bring your own wading gear. Captain John's Majek is equipped with GPS and fishfinder units 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 John 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 both waders and wading boots if you choose to wade fish. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Inshore Slam - 22' Majek

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trip description for Texas Gulf Coast Inshore Action in Rockport

Hit the water with Captain Jay and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing! Captain Jay will help you target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and many more species of fish on your 4-hour (half-day) or 7-hour (full day) adventure through Rockport’s various bays and flats. He encourages his anglers to use various fishing techniques to catch the attention of those big fish. These techniques include, but are not limited to, trolling, jigging, and even popping. Captain Jay will provide everything you need for a productive day on the water, except a fishing license, which you’ll need to bring with you. Bring snacks as well. Captain Jay is passionate about introducing young people to outdoor life at every opportunity. Bring your kids aboard and, who knows, maybe one day they’ll repay the favor and bring you back to Captain Jay! Read More

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Texas Gulf Coast Inshore Action

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $650
Hunting in Rockport
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trip description for Rockport Duck Slam in Rockport

Enjoy an unforgettable experience duck hunting in Rockport TX, an area not only renowned within the state of Texas, but also across the country as one of the best places to hunt due to its wide variety of bird species and the tremendous bird population. By choosing us as your Rockport duck hunting guides, you can fulfill your dream of hunting down the following species without any hassle and without the need for any former experience in hunting: Redhead, Bluebills, Ringneck, Widgeon, Pintail, Greenwing, Bluewing, Northern shoveler, Gadwall, Bufflehead, and Goldeneye. On top of that you can have one of the best chances in the Lower 48 at killing a Cinnamon Teal! Leaf's Texas duck hunting trips are fun and offer several benefits, and provide a mentally stimulating challenge to hunters as well. Duck hunting can range in difficulty but oftentimes can pose quite a challenge. Waterfowlers need to be deceptive with decoys, stay patient, and account for factors such as wind and migration patterns. Duck hunting prevents overpopulation, and in turn, preserves native biodiversity. This makes your contribution to duck hunting in Texas go beyond just the thrill of trophy hunts — you are helping out the planet. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to disconnect from our interconnected world. Many work on computer screens all day and then go home to use TV’s, laptops, phones, tablets, you name it. Technology provides conveniences, but sometimes you need a break from it—not only to feel better, but for the sake of your health, too. Duck hunting serves as a great escape to nature. A mere few hours in nature help you not only escape our digital world—but also let you alleviate stress in a positive way. Getting away from the ordinary provides an important refresher for your body and mind! All the decoys, blinds, and transportation are taken care of on the trips, all you need to bring with you is your shotgun (12 gauge recommended), steel shot shells, and waders. Leaf and his team will take care of the rest! Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in Rockport

Rockport Duck Slam

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21 ft 1 - 7 People From $450
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trip description for Rockport Duck Hunt in Rockport

Whether you're an experienced duck hunter or just getting into the sport, this South Texas duck hunt will be a real blast for anyone. Your guide and outfitter, Scott, has years of experience hunting the South Texas coast, and will put you right on the birds. In addition, he has a badass track record as an offshore billfish specialist and as a former professional bull rider! South Texas is smack in the center of the Central Flyway, and is a stopover for dozens of migratory waterfowl specied. The sheltered bays here draw hundreds of thousands of ducks annually, including Green-Winged and Blue-Winged Teals, Cinnamon Teals, Wigeons, Redheads, Pintails, Gadwalls, and Mottled Ducks. You can target all of these species, which are exciting quarries and great eating. Scott provides the boat, blinds, and dogs, so all you need to bring is your camoflauge, your guns, and your shells. You'll get out there before dawn, and hunt until 11 o'clock, so you can even be home for lunch! This trip can accommodate large groups, so invite your buddies! Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in Rockport

Rockport Duck Hunt

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $300
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trip description for Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure in Rockport

Climb aboard with Captain Jim and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast! Captain Jim launches his trips from Seadrift down to Rockport, depending on the weather, the season, where the fish are biting hardest, and most importantly: where you're located. That's right, Captain Jim is willing to travel for you to ensure you have the best fishing experience. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour adventures, you’ll mainly be reelin’ in Redfish, but Captain Jim loves to target Trout as well. On a good day, you can hit a "Texas Grand Slam" and catch a Redfish, a Speckled Trout, and a Flounder in one trip! You’ll need to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as some food and drinks. Other than that, Captain Jim will take care of the rest. He’ll provide all rods, reels, tackle, and bait. He will also provide ice and an ice chest for your day’s catch. These trips can accommodate four people, so make sure you bring some good company! Come on down and make some memories with Captain Jim! Read More

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Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $425
Fishing, Hunting in Rockport
Fishing, Hunting in Rockport
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trip description for Rockport Cast and Blast in Rockport

This trip is perfect for hunters and anglers who want to do it all in South Texas! On this cast-and-blast trip, you'll hunt all morning and fish all afternoon, without breaking the bank. Your guide and outfitter, Scott, has years of experience hunting and fishing the South Texas coast, and will put you right on the birds and the Reds! In addition, he has a badass track record as an offshore billfish specialist and as a former professional bull rider! In terms of wingshooting, South Texas is smack in the center of the Central Flyway, and is a stopover for dozens of migratory waterfowl specied. The sheltered bays here draw hundreds of thousands of ducks annually, including Green-Winged and Blue-Winged Teals, Cinnamon Teals, Wigeons, Redheads, Pintails, Gadwalls, and Mottled Ducks. You can target all of these species, which are exciting quarries and great eating. Scott provides the boat, blinds, and dogs, so all you need to bring is your camoflauge, your guns, and your shells. You'll get out there before dawn, and hunt until 11 o'clock, so you can even be home for lunch! This trip can accommodate large groups, so invite your buddies! For fishing, the bays and inshore waters off Rockport are premier fishing grounds for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and more. You'll get out there aboard his 23' Haynie center console—an ideal boat for inshore and nearshor fishing. Captain Scott will make sure you're hooked up with the best tackle to find your target species, and he'll do everything he can to help you pull a personal best over the rail, fill your cooler, or both. Read More

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Rockport Cast And Blast

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
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trip description for Rockport Bay-Full Day Fishing in Rockport

Head out with Captain Jerry for an exciting day of bay fishing! Rockport and Corpus Christi are home to several productive inshore bays and canals that are prime spots for catching some tasty Gulf fish without a lock trip from the dock. On this trip, Captain Jerry will take you out on inshore waters such as the Corpus Christi Bay, Aransas Bay and Redfish Bay where you'll be going after exciting bay fish such as Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. You'll be targeting these fish using light tackle, heavy tackle, or by doing some bottom fishing. Whether you're a newbie or experienced angler, Captain Jerry will accommodate to your skill level and provide plenty of expert guidance to put you on the fish! Live bait is not included in the trip price but can be purchased at the ramp or on the way out into the bays from the local bait me. Captain Jerry will supply all rods, reels and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age, sun protection, and any food and drinks you might want on the water. Captain Jerry will take care of the rest! Read More

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Rockport Bay-Full Day Fishing

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23 ft 1 - 6 People From $700
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trip description for Real Deal Rockport in Rockport

Climb aboard with Captain Scott for an action packed adventure and the full experience of Texas charm in Rockport! The Trout are hopping down in Texas Bay, and Captain Scott can help you find them using his 23’ Haynie, which comfortably fits up to 4 people. Expert guidance through the shallows and a mastery of multiple techniques make Captain Scott an artist in the fishing industry, and he can’t wait for you to have the fishing trip of a lifetime. In addition to the delicious and crafty Spotted Seatrout, the bountiful waters of Texas Bay are filled with Black Drum, Flounder, and Redfish, all of which Captain Scott knows how to catch using his arsenal of techniques. Whether it be using artificial lures or live bait, Captain Scott knows what he’s doing. On this trip he can help you develop your technique in drift fishing, sight casting, wading, and fly fishing. Whatever skills you want to work on, he can help. Fishing is not nearly as simple as throwing a hook in the water and waiting—it is a difficult sport that requires tremendous skill. Captain Scott understands this and acts as an instructor, while also learning from his adventurers. If you are looking to hone your fishing skills with a master of the sport, no matter what your level of experience is, this is the trip for you. An amazing benefit of this trip is that Captain Scott provides everything you need on your voyage, including rods, tackle, and bait. All you need to bring is snacks and excitement for an incredible adventure and learning opportunity. Read More

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Real Deal Rockport

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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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trip description for Reel Fun Bay and Flats Trip in Rockport

Captain Jason will customize your trip to your preferences. On your pre-trip call he will advise what has been working recently, but will fish the way you prefer. Fishing out of the boat with cut or live bait for reds, speckled trout or black drum. Drifting the flat with live shrimp under popping corks or lures and soft plastics. Wading shorelines with lures or live bait. It is your trip and wants you to have fun. He fishes primarily for reds, speckled trout and black drum. If you catch a limit of the targeted species or they are simply not bitting, he will always look for feeding fish to catch. His goal is to keep your fishing rods bent and you having fun for the full 6 hours. Typically he launches from Cove Harbor North next to Paradise Key Restaurant. On the pre-trip call launch locations can be changed, depending on the type of trip or bay to be fished. All launch locations changes will be agreed to by both parties on pre-trip call. For parties larger than 4 people he works either several boats to accommodate big parties. Read More

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Reel Fun Bay And Flats Trip

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Everything to Know About Booking a Rockport tarpon fishing charter

What are the best tarpon fishing charters in Rockport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 6 tarpon trips in Rockport, and the most popular trips in the area are Redfish on the Fly guided by Jeff, Fly Fishing Rockport guided by Dylan, and Redfish on the Fly guided by Jeff.

Our guides in Rockport are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2698 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 Tarpon charter include Port Aransas and Corpus Christi.

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

What types of tarpon fishing charters are common in Rockport?

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

The most common fishing techniques in Rockport are fly fishing, light tackle fishing, and artificial lure fishing but bottom fishing and cut bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do Rockport tarpon fishing charters cost?

for tarpon in Rockport prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,475, but the average price for a half day trip for tarpon in Rockport is $1,050. The average price for a full day trip for tarpon in Rockport is $746.

What month is best for tarpon fishing in Rockport?

The most popular season for tarpon fishing in Rockport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 33 days in advance.

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

Tarpon fishing in Rockport, Texas, offers anglers an exhilarating opportunity to target one of the most iconic game fish in the region. Known for their impressive size, acrobatic leaps, and powerful runs, tarpon provide anglers with thrilling battles and unforgettable experiences. In Rockport, these majestic silver kings can be found prowling the coastal flats, passes, and nearshore waters, offering anglers ample opportunities to test their skills and tackle against these formidable adversaries.

One effective technique for targeting tarpon in Rockport is sight fishing in the shallow flats and clear waters of the nearby bays. Anglers quietly pole or drift through the pristine shallows, scanning the surface for the telltale signs of rolling or cruising tarpon. With precise casting and well-presented lures or live bait, anglers can entice strikes from these majestic fish and engage in heart-pounding battles against one of the most prized game fish in the region.

In addition to sight fishing, anglers in Rockport also target tarpon along jetties, passes, and deep channels using techniques such as drift fishing or live bait fishing. By deploying live baitfish such as mullet, pinfish, or menhaden on weighted rigs or under floats, anglers create irresistible offerings for tarpon patrolling the deeper waters. Whether casting from a boat, kayak, or shoreline, tarpon fishing in Rockport promises anglers of all skill levels an unforgettable angling experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Texas coast.

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

Tarpon fishing in Rockport, Texas, is a thrilling pursuit that draws anglers from far and wide to test their skills against these powerful and acrobatic silver kings. From spring through fall, these majestic fish migrate along the Texas coast, providing anglers with ample opportunities to target them in the shallow flats, channels, and nearshore waters of Rockport. Known for their impressive size, strength, and aerial displays, tarpon offer anglers an exhilarating challenge and the chance to land a trophy-worthy catch.

One popular technique for tarpon fishing in Rockport is sight casting in the shallow flats and clear waters of the nearby bays. Anglers quietly pole or drift through the shallow waters, scanning the surface for the telltale signs of rolling or cruising tarpon. With careful precision and well-presented lures or live bait, anglers can tempt these majestic fish into striking, initiating adrenaline-fueled battles that are sure to leave a lasting impression.

In addition to sight casting, anglers in Rockport also target tarpon along jetties, passes, and deep channels using a variety of techniques. Drift fishing with live bait such as mullet, pinfish, or menhaden is a common method for enticing tarpon in deeper waters, while trolling with artificial lures or jigs can also yield success. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shoreline, tarpon fishing in Rockport offers anglers an exciting and rewarding experience against the backdrop of the Texas coast's stunning scenery.

What techniques are popular for catching tarpon in Rockport?

Tarpon fishing in Rockport, Texas, requires anglers to employ a combination of skill, patience, and strategic know-how to successfully hook into these majestic silver kings. One effective technique for targeting tarpon is sight fishing in the shallow flats and clear waters of the nearby bays. Anglers quietly pole or drift through the pristine shallows, scanning the surface for the telltale signs of rolling or cruising tarpon. With precise casting and well-presented lures or live bait, anglers can entice strikes from these elusive fish and engage in heart-pounding battles against one of the most prized game fish in the region.

Another popular technique for tarpon fishing in Rockport is drift fishing or live bait fishing along jetties, passes, and deep channels. Anglers deploy live baitfish such as mullet, pinfish, or menhaden rigged on weighted rigs or under floats to attract tarpon patrolling the deeper waters. By positioning their baits strategically and allowing them to drift naturally with the current, anglers increase their chances of enticing strikes from tarpon cruising below. This method requires patience and attention to detail, as anglers must carefully monitor their baits and be ready to react quickly when a tarpon takes the bait.

In addition to sight fishing and drift fishing, anglers in Rockport also have success targeting tarpon using artificial lures or fly fishing techniques. Casting topwater plugs, swimbaits, or jigs along the edges of channels, flats, or structure can provoke aggressive strikes from tarpon, providing anglers with thrilling battles and adrenaline-pumping action. Whether casting from a boat, kayak, or shoreline, tarpon fishing in Rockport offers anglers a variety of techniques to test their skills and experience the excitement of targeting these iconic game fish in the waters of the Texas coast.

What other species are popular in Rockport?

While tarpon may be a highlight of fishing in Rockport, Texas, anglers have a diverse array of other species to target for exciting fishing experiences. One notable catch is the redfish, a popular inshore game fish known for its strength and resilience. Found in the shallow flats, marshes, and along the mangrove shorelines of Rockport, redfish provide anglers with thrilling battles and delicious table fare. Whether targeting them with artificial lures or live bait, anglers can enjoy the challenge of hooking into these hard-fighting fish in the scenic waters of Rockport.

Another prized species to pursue in Rockport is the speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout. These prized game fish inhabit the grass flats, channels, and estuaries of Rockport, offering anglers exciting opportunities for light tackle fishing. Speckled trout are known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic leaps, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Whether casting artificial lures or live bait such as shrimp or mullet, anglers can enjoy the thrill of hooking into these beautiful and feisty fish in the pristine waters of Rockport.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, Rockport offers excellent opportunities for targeting species such as flounder, black drum, sheepshead, and snook, among others. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shoreline, anglers can explore a variety of habitats and fishing environments, from shallow flats to deeper channels and passes. With its diverse range of species and abundant fishing opportunities, Rockport promises anglers of all interests and skill levels an unforgettable fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Texas coast.

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    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

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