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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Island Deep Sea

92% (13)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Offshore Fishing

75% (4)
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Full Day In South Padre

100% (1)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Luxury Offshore Fishing

100% (1)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Port Isabel

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Half Day Offshore Fishing

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Private Snook Fishing Trip in South Padre Island

This is a half day private snook fishing trip. This trip is designed for the more experienced angler or someone who is willing to learn how to cast accurately. Client will fish with artificial baits and asked to cast at specific objects and/ or angles. Live baits may also be used on a limited basis. Snook are aggressive and fast fighting fish that will jump and put on a good fight. The slot limit on snook is restricted to a 4 inch slot. Guide will ask clients to catch and release any snook caught in the slot. Other species of fish will most likely be caught on this adventure. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Private Snook Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Rod-bending Action in SPI in South Padre Island

If you've been looking to do some classic Texas fishing and beat the summer heat in Port Isabel, Texas, look no further than this trip with Captain Michael! He's a pro when it comes to fishing the Laguna Madre, and he knows how to put you on the big ones! Whether you're an experienced angler, a greenhorn looking to learn more, or a vacationer looking to spice up your summer travels, you'll have a blast out there. When you're fishing with Captain Michael aboard his 20' Shallow Stalker skiff, you'll be aiming for the "Texas Triple" or the "Texas Slam"—both names for when you catch a Flounder, a Redfish, and a Speckled Trout in one day! You can also expect to hook Black Drum and Sheepshead, both of which share habitat with Redfish. Generally, you'll be fishing shrimp on popping corks, which really attract big surface bites. Be ready, because you never know which bite is going to be your personal record! Captain Michael's shallow-draft skiff is ideal for fishing in these clear waters. She's powered by a brand-new 150-HP Suzuki, so you'll have no problem getting out to where the fish are. Michael provides everything you need for a great trip, so just bring some sunscreen, a cooler with some snacks and drinks, and your Texas saltwater fishing license and you'll be good to go! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Rod-bending Action In SPI

100% (6)
20 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Triple Delight -3 Person Private Bay Fishing Trip in South Padre Island

This is a three person half day private bay fishing trip at South Padre. This trip is typically around 5 hrs long and primarily targets speckled trout, redfish, and black drum. Other species may also be caught on this private bay fishing excursion. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. Clients can expect to try fishing with artificial soft plastics and or fresh cut bait. Live bait can be added on to the trip for a minimal price. Drift fishing the grass flats, sight fishing, and/or bottom fishing are all techniques used by the guide. Guide has over 20 years experience fishing the Lower Laguna Madre. So, Let’s Go Fishing… Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Triple Delight -3 Person Private Bay Fishing Trip

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Classic Offshore Trip in South Padre Island

We will be fishing the Rio Grande Valley Reef in the Gulf of Mexico! Mainly bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Triggerfish, and more There’s a fish with your name on it in South Padre Island, and we will help you catch it! Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Jeremiah is prepared to put you on fish. These waters are known for Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Redfish, Sailfish, Red Snapper, Spadefish, and more. On the day of your trip, you’re likely to troll and bottom fish using light tackle. Any fish within the legal limit is yours to keep. Plus, you can have your catch cleaned. Now that’s dinner! Capt. Jeremiah welcomes anglers of all ages, including kids, so the whole family can come and unplug for the day! If you don’t have a child-sized life vest of your own, be sure to ask if there’s one on board. It’s never a bad idea to bring snacks, drinks, sunglasses, and sunscreen (non-spray). Alcohol is allowed in moderation, but you should avoid hard liquor as well as glass bottles. Your vessel for the day is a 26’ Cuddy cabin that holds up to 4 passengers. It has outriggers and all the essentials, plus a toilet on board for your convenience. Your captain will provide rods and reels. You might need to purchase a local fishing license before the trip. This information is usually available online, or you can ask the captain. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Classic Offshore Trip

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
trip description for Bay Duck Hunting Trip 2 Person in South Padre Island

This is a two person duck hunting trip in the Lower Laguna Madre leaving from South Padre Island, Texas. Species of ducks that winter here are Pintails, Redheads, Teal, Widgeon, Shovelers, Scaup, Buffleheads, Ruddy Ducks and Mottled Ducks plus more. Typically hunt over decoy blocks of at least 70 decoys. Guide will provide a retriever. Clients can bring their own dog if approved by guide. Season typically runs from first weekend of November through last weekend in January. Season is split and is out of season from last Sunday after Thanksgiving and Starts again on second Saturday in December. Hunters need approximate license and waterfowl stamps plus HIP enrollment. I recommend booking dates in advance. Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in South Padre Island

Bay Duck Hunting Trip 2 Person

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24 ft 1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for SPI Drift Trip in South Padre Island

Captain Alfonso specializes in showing what the waters of South Padre Island are all about. Spend a day on the water catching fish and have fun doing it. It’s as simple as that! Captain Alfonso will show you the best techniques to reel in Speckled Trout, Redfish, Snook and Black Drum on light tackle as you explore the Lower Laguna Madre. For these trips, Captain Alfonso uses a 24’ Shallow Master flats boat that can fish up to 6 anglers. This boat has an extremely shallow draft and can stalk up into super skinny water where the fish like to hang out! He welcomes children, beginners, pros, group outings, and everyone in between! Captain Alfonso will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. With Captain Alfonso, you’ll certainly have a great time! Captain Alfonso is based out of Rio Hondo so can also accommodate pickups anywhere from Rio Hondo to SPI. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

SPI Drift Trip

100% (3)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
trip description for 3 Person Duck Hunt in South Padre Island

This is a three person half day private bay duck hunting trip near South Padre Island, Texas. The Lower Laguna Madre has some of the finest duck hunting in the United States when conditions are right. Hunting along the edges of the fronts is absolutely the most ideal time to plan a trip. Multiple species move through this bay system on their way South. Large concentrations of redheads and pintails winter here. Other species that migrate through the South Padre area are widgeon, teal, shovelers, scaup, and others. Clients can bring their own retriever if discussed beforehand with the guide. Typically, hunt over decoy spreads consisting of at least 75 decoys. Season starts in November and goes out for two weeks after Thanksgiving Sunday. Starts again on Second Saturday in December and typically goes to last Sunday in January. Guides prefer to duck hunt in the afternoon and will provide a seasoned retriever. This is a fun activity and most clients return to go again. These are not easy hunts and do require some labor. We work with a couple of seasoned taxidermists that can also mount the trophy bird if any clients are interested at a reasonable price. Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in South Padre Island

3 Person Duck Hunt

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24 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Laguna Madre Hookfest in South Padre Island

Head out on the productive waters of South Texas with Captain Kevin to hook into all kinds of inshore sportfish. South Padre Island is known for its wide variety of fun saltwater species and Captain Kevin knows how to catch them all! So, whether you're looking to catch limits and dinner, or chase down your next trophy Redfish or Snook, Capt. Kevin will help you make the most out of your time out on the water. Captain Kevin also caters to a wide variety of fishing techniques. From throwing artificial lures and live bait on light tackle, to drift fishing the bays and bottom fishing, he is willing to work with your goals for the day, and he will offer his expert recommendations based on the weather and tides to help you make the right choice. Your vessel for the day will be a 22' Shoalwater center console that can take up to 4 people, equipped with a 150 HP Yamaha to get you on the fish quickly and safely. Captain Kevin will supply you with all the rods, reels, tackle, water, and knowledge necessary to ensure a successful day out on the water. So all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and beverages and your Texas fishing license and let Captain Kevin take care of the rest for you! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Laguna Madre Hookfest

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21 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Redfish on Laguna Madre in South Padre Island

Launch onto the beautiful Laguna Madre for an epic shallow water adventure with a Captain who absolutely lives on the water. The main species you’re going to be targeting include Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Occasionally, you’ll get a chance to land some Black Drum, and maybe a Snook or two. Captain Brett loves to fish with professionals and new fishermen alike and will teach even the most novice of fisherman how to successfully cast, hook, and land a fish. He’s also great with kids and always encourages the young ones to start fishing early. The minimum age for kids is 6 years old. All equipment and artificial bait you need will be provided by the charter. The captain uses all high-quality equipment including exclusively Shimano reels, Old 18 Outfitters rods, FINS Windtamer braided line and DOA lures. Live bait is available upon request, at a market cost. Onboard, you’ll find bottled water, as well as two coolers. You should still bring small coolers to take you catch home after Brett has filleted everything back at the dock (You can leave cooler(s) in your car while you fish). Another thing you need to bring with you is a valid fishing license which can be bought online or at a shop near the boat (ask for directions). Finally, don’t forget to pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and any additional food and drinks you’d like. Now if you already have a date in mind, check the captain’s availability, and book your trip today! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Redfish On Laguna Madre

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18 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Fun Family Fishing at SPI in South Padre Island

This is a half day private bay fishing trip for the family at South Padre Island. Target species are primarily speckled trout and redfish, but other species are caught when conditions permit. Other species could be flounder, black drum, sheepshead, snook or even a triple tail. Amateur to avid anglers are welcome. This is a kid tested and family approved private bay fishing charter. Most family trips decide to fish with live baits (a small additional cost) or fresh cut bait. Once trip is over a fish cleaner will fillet and package fish. You and your family can then go to one of a number of local restaurants and enjoy your “ Cook Your Catch”. Please be sure to ask your fishing guide for restaurant recommendations. Let’s go fishing! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Fun Family Fishing At SPI

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $
Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
Hunting in South Padre Island
trip description for South Texas Duck Hunts in South Padre Island

If you are looking to hunt with one of the best outifts on the Texas coast you've found your group of guys with James and his outfit. Beyond expert guiding the area itself (Around South Padre Island) provide a unique opportunity to target a wide swath of Duck Species including Wigeons, Mottled Ducks, tons of Pintail, Redheads, Teal, Gadwalls, Shovelers, Mergansers, Scaup and Black Bellys! Since the ducks often fly both in the morning and the afternoon, this trip can either start in the morning or the afternoon depending on your preference and what the ducks are doing of course! James and his team provide all the decoys, dogs, and professional calling and expert guidance for your hunt and ask that you bring your own guns, shells, and waders if you'd like to stay dry. He will also provide a cooler with ice and water for you and encourages you to bring your own beverages of choice along as well. Read More

Duck Hunting Trip in South Padre Island

South Texas Duck Hunts

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1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Wading the Laguna Madre in South Padre Island

Captain Alfonso is your man if you’re looking to get out and wade the waters of South Texas. You'll need your own waders and wading boots if you don't want to get wet, but feel free to stalk ‘em in skinny water in a bathing suit, shorts, and boots in the warmer spring and summer months. For these trips, Captain Alfonso runs a 24' 2022 Shallow Master, with a brand-new Suzuki 200-HP outboard—but you won't be spending all too much time on the boat given that you'll be in the water actively fishing. Wading can be tremendously advantageous to the angler looking to hone in on specific areas where big fish hang out. Though wading trips can be fun for all skill levels and Captain Alfonso is a master a teaching his clients the best techniques, we do recommend wading trips for anglers with more experience. He is flexible with pickups as he can pick up on South Padre Island or Arroyo City. Take a trip with Captain Alfonso to experience premium wading fishing! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Wading The Laguna Madre

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24 ft 1 - 3 People $

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

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 mahi mahi trips in South Padre Island, and the most popular trips in the area are South Padre Island Deep Sea guided by Emilio, South Padre Offshore Fishing guided by Henry, and Full Day in South Padre guided by JW.

Our guides in South Padre Island are rated a 4.58 out of 5 based on 2565 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.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Mahi Mahi charter is Port Isabel.

Looking for kid friendly mahi mahi guides / fishing lessons in South Padre Island? Check out our beginner and family friendly mahi mahi guides in South Padre Island.

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for mahi mahi in South Padre Island as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in South Padre Island are trolling, artificial lure fishing, and bottom fishing but jigging and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do South Padre Island mahi mahi fishing charters cost?

for mahi mahi in South Padre Island prices can range anywhere from about $1,225 to $2,135, but the average price for a half day trip for mahi mahi in South Padre Island is $1,217. The average price for a full day trip for mahi mahi in South Padre Island is $1,673.

What month is best for mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island?

The most popular season for mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.

Do I need a South Padre Island fishing license for mahi mahi and what are the bag limits for mahi mahi 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.

What is mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island all about?

Mahi mahi, also known as dolphinfish or dorado, are a highly sought-after species in South Padre Island, offering anglers thrilling offshore fishing experiences. These colorful and acrobatic fish are known for their dazzling hues of green, yellow, and blue, as well as their fierce fighting ability once hooked. During the warmer months, particularly from late spring to early fall, mahi mahi migrate through the waters off South Padre Island in search of food, making them prime targets for offshore anglers. Their presence in these waters adds an exciting dimension to offshore fishing adventures, as anglers set out in pursuit of these prized game fish.

Anglers targeting mahi mahi in South Padre Island often encounter them around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures where they congregate to feed on baitfish and other prey. Trolling is a common technique used to cover large areas of water and locate schools of mahi mahi. Anglers deploy a spread of lures or natural baits behind the boat, varying their depth and distance from the surface to attract fish at different levels of the water column. Once mahi mahi are located, anglers can switch to casting or jigging with smaller lures or live bait to entice strikes from these fast and aggressive predators.

One of the appealing aspects of targeting mahi mahi in South Padre Island is the potential for encountering large schools of fish, often ranging in size from a few pounds to over 50 pounds or more. This abundance provides anglers with opportunities for fast-paced action and multiple hookups, creating memorable fishing experiences. Whether trolling offshore waters or casting around floating debris, anglers can enjoy the thrill of battling mahi mahi against the backdrop of South Padre Island's scenic offshore environment.

What are the most popular months to fish for mahi mahi in South Padre Island ?

In South Padre Island, the seasonal patterns of mahi mahi, also known as dolphinfish or dorado, play a significant role in the offshore fishing calendar. These colorful and acrobatic fish are typically more abundant in the waters off South Padre Island during the warmer months, particularly from late spring through early fall. As the Gulf waters warm up, mahi mahi migrate closer to the coast, drawn by the abundance of baitfish and favorable conditions for feeding and reproduction. During this time, anglers eagerly await the arrival of mahi mahi, gearing up for offshore adventures targeting these prized game fish.

Late spring marks the beginning of the mahi mahi season in South Padre Island, with increasing numbers of fish migrating into the area's offshore waters. Anglers set out in search of floating debris, weed lines, and other offshore structures where mahi mahi congregate, providing prime opportunities for hookups. The summer months see peak activity for mahi mahi, with large schools of fish often encountered offshore. Anglers trolling offshore waters with a variety of lures or natural baits can enjoy fast-paced action and multiple hookups as they target these fast and aggressive predators.

As fall approaches, the mahi mahi season in South Padre Island begins to wind down, with decreasing water temperatures prompting the fish to migrate southward or offshore in search of warmer waters. While mahi mahi may still be caught during the early fall months, their numbers and activity levels tend to decline as they move away from the coast. However, anglers can still encounter mahi mahi offshore well into the fall season, particularly during periods of stable weather and favorable conditions. Overall, the mahi mahi season in South Padre Island offers anglers ample opportunities for offshore adventures and thrilling encounters with these vibrant and energetic game fish.

What techniques are popular for catching mahi mahi in South Padre Island ?

Mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island demands a combination of skill, strategy, and adaptability to maximize success on the water. One popular technique among anglers is trolling, which involves dragging a spread of lures or rigged baits behind a moving boat. Anglers typically cover a wide swath of offshore waters, varying their trolling speeds, depths, and lure presentations to entice mahi mahi cruising near the surface or beneath weed lines and floating debris. Effective trolling setups often include a mix of brightly colored lures, such as skirted trolling lures or small squid imitations, to mimic the mahi mahi's natural prey and trigger strikes.

Another productive technique for mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island is targeting floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures where these fish congregate. Anglers scan the horizon for signs of floating objects, such as logs, seaweed mats, or buoys, which often attract baitfish and smaller prey, subsequently drawing in mahi mahi. Once a promising spot is located, anglers approach cautiously and deploy a variety of casting or jigging techniques using lures or natural baits to entice strikes from mahi mahi lurking beneath the surface. This approach requires keen observation and quick reflexes to capitalize on fleeting opportunities.

When targeting mahi mahi in South Padre Island, it's essential to remain flexible and adaptable in response to changing conditions and fish behavior. Mahi mahi are known for their nomadic nature and tendency to move quickly from one area to another in search of food and favorable conditions. Anglers may need to cover large areas of water, experimenting with different depths, lure presentations, and locations until they locate active fish. Additionally, staying attuned to environmental factors such as water temperature, currents, and weather patterns can provide valuable clues for predicting mahi mahi movements and optimizing fishing success.

What other species are popular in South Padre Island?

While mahi mahi fishing in South Padre Island offers thrilling offshore adventures, the area is also teeming with a diverse array of other species to target, providing anglers with plenty of opportunities for excitement and variety. One such species is the wahoo, a sleek and powerful predator known for its lightning-fast strikes and blistering runs. Wahoo are often found prowling the offshore waters around South Padre Island, particularly near steep drop-offs, underwater structures, and temperature breaks where they ambush prey. Anglers targeting wahoo typically use high-speed trolling techniques with large, flashy lures or rigged baits to entice these elusive and hard-fighting fish.

Another popular species to pursue in South Padre Island's offshore waters is the sailfish, prized for its breathtaking aerial displays and acrobatic fights. Sailfish are frequently encountered in the deeper offshore waters, particularly along the edges of underwater canyons, ridges, and current lines where they patrol in search of schools of baitfish. Anglers targeting sailfish often deploy a combination of trolling and live bait fishing techniques, presenting baits or lures at varying depths to intercept these majestic predators as they cruise through the water column. The thrill of hooking into a sailfish and witnessing its spectacular leaps and runs makes for an unforgettable offshore fishing experience in South Padre Island.

For anglers seeking larger and more challenging game fish, South Padre Island offers opportunities to target species such as marlin, tuna, and swordfish. Blue marlin, in particular, are a prized trophy for offshore anglers, with South Padre Island's offshore waters serving as a prime habitat for these majestic billfish during certain times of the year. Additionally, yellowfin tuna and swordfish can be encountered in the deeper offshore waters, providing anglers with the chance to test their skills against these powerful and elusive giants. Whether targeting mahi mahi, wahoo, sailfish, or other offshore species, South Padre Island offers a wealth of fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels and preferences.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Enjoyed the trip! Booked last minute and Captain Henry was great! Fish we stubborn but he worked his magic and made the trip amazing!

    William S. with Henry R. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I can’t explain how amazing this trip was! Everyone was so sweet and helpful. We got some awesome fish. Our family is so grateful for the amazing experience.

    Alisa J. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I hate reviews that don’t give you all the info you need. Emilio and his crew hand did a great job they brought us to a few spot that put us on 5-10 fish at a time the boat got us where we needed to go 5-10 miles out from the docks the squid bate was decent the rods were all usable there was a restroom on board In all especially for the price I would definitely take this charter again during the summer!!! Timing matters when fishing!

    Brayden L. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time and caught lots of fish. Captain Henry took the time to make sure we were comfortable with the equipment and his mate couldn’t have been more helpful or friendly.

    Dan R. with Henry R. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Our fishing trip on the Chachi was amazing! Emilio and his deckhand, Logan, were friendly and put us on the fish.

    Kerri F. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was amazing! We all had a wonderful time, & the captain & mate were very helpful. They also answered all of our questions throughout the day. Even my son who was seasick the whole time said he was glad he went.

    Ann-Marie R. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Emilio and his first mate(I apologize for not remembering your name), were wonderful. They visited with us before departure. We were at the end of Red Snapper season, but hey, we got our limit. Plus mackerel and Bonita. Captain Emilio did an excellent job getting us to the perfect location. I will say, taking the grandchildren (9& 4 years of age), the first mate did an outstanding job teaching the curious 9/year old. She learned a lot, as did I. I’m so glad we held off deep sea fishing until we were at South Padre(the other option was in Corpus), nope this was my favorite. I would tell anyone to make an 8-hr trip, and then scale back if needed. We had our quota of Red Snapper and continued to troll for the next hour or so. I would definitely recommend Captain Emilio !!!

    Melinda P. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience and family friendly as well. I would recommend Henry to all.

    Brant A. with Henry R. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Emilio and crew were excellent,very happy with the experience

    Bryan J. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Captain Emilio and crew. The waters were rough but they worked hard to make sure we were at the spots where the fish we biting. We would book with these guys every time- hands down. Looking forward to our next outing with them.

    Paige J. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience, great dudes. Highly recommend

    Ryan C. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Had a real good time. Recommend.

    Eddie L. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great trip. Captain JW worked hard for us and put us on fish. The mate Jeremiah was a great host and very knowledgeable. We look forward to going again

    Kenneth D. with Jw W. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip! Captain and deck hand were top notch! 5 star trip!

    Anthony S. with Jw W. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Emilio and his crew know how to bring a great experience!! Very accommodating and knows where the fish are!! Highly recommend

    Jesse M. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt. Emilio and his crew were professional, attentive, and knowledgeable. My son and I were given options regarding what kind of fishing we wanted to do and they obliged. I give Capt Emilio a very high recommendation and would definitely fish with him again.

    David B. with Emilio S. of South Padre Island, Texas

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