Damn good flats fishing guides in South Padre Island, Texas

Everything to Know About Booking a South Padre Island flats fishing charter

What are the best flats fishing charters in South Padre Island?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 flats trips in South Padre Island, and the most popular trips in the area are South Padre Island Bay & Backcountry guided by Blaze, Laguna Madre Drift guided by Ron, and Half-day or Full Day Trip - 24' Shallow Stalker guided by Aaron.

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Another popular fishing spot nearby for booking a charter is Port Isabel.

What types of flats fishing charters are common in South Padre Island?

The most commonly sought after species for flats fishing are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout / spotted seatrout, 3. black drum, 4. flounder, and 5. snook.

The most common fishing techniques in South Padre Island are light tackle fishing, drift fishing, and artificial lure fishing but live bait fishing and jigging are popular as well.

How much do South Padre Island flats fishing charters cost?

for flats fishing in South Padre Island prices can range anywhere from $400 to $1,150, but the average price for a half day for flats fishing in South Padre Island is $577. The average price for a full day for flats fishing in South Padre Island is $835.

When is the best time to go flats fishing in South Padre Island?

The most popular season for flats fishing in South Padre Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.

Where can I get a South Padre Island fishing license and what are the bag limits in South Padre Island?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in South Padre Island, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in South Padre Island. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in South Padre Island.



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