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Hunting in Linn
Hunting in Linn
Hunting in Linn
trip description for Rio Grande Turkey Hunt in Linn

Hunting Rio Grande gobblers in South Texas is an exhilarating pursuit that draws hunters into the heart of the region's rugged, beautiful landscapes. Known for their vibrant plumage and challenging behavior, these wild turkeys offer a hunt that is both demanding and deeply rewarding. The adventure begins in the early morning darkness, with hunters gathering their gear and heading out to the chosen hunting grounds. South Texas' terrain is a mix of open fields, dense mesquite thickets, and rolling hills, providing the perfect habitat for Rio Grande turkeys. As dawn approaches, the air is filled with anticipation, and the first light of day begins to break over the horizon. Setting up before first light is crucial. The guide selects a location near known roosting sites, often marked by tall trees where the turkeys spend the night. Using a combination of camouflage clothing and blinds, you position yourself to blend seamlessly into the environment. The key to success is remaining completely still and silent, as wild turkeys have exceptionally sharp eyesight and hearing. As the sun starts to rise, the stillness of the morning is broken by the distant gobbles of Rio Grande toms calling from their roosts. These calls, echoing through the brush, send a thrill through you and signal the beginning of the hunt. The guide may use a variety of turkey calls—such as clucks, purrs, and yelps—to mimic the sounds of hens, enticing the gobblers to come closer. Patience and timing are essential. As the gobblers respond to the calls, you can hear them getting closer, their gobbles growing louder and more frequent. The anticipation builds with each passing moment. Finally, you catch sight of a tom strutting into view, his feathers puffed out and tail fanned in a magnificent display. The sight of a Rio Grande gobbler in full strut is breathtaking, showcasing the bird’s iridescent plumage and proud demeanor. With your heart pounding, you carefully take aim. The challenge is not just in the shot, but in waiting for the perfect moment to ensure a clean, ethical kill. When the time is right, you squeeze the trigger, and the sharp report of the shotgun echoes through the brush. The thrill of a successful hunt is immense, and the sight of the downed gobbler is a testament to your skill and patience. The excitement doesn’t end with the first gobbler. South Texas is known for its healthy population of Rio Grande turkeys, and often multiple birds can be encountered during a single outing. Each hunt offers a unique challenge, as gobblers can be wary and unpredictable, sometimes circling wide to approach from unexpected angles or hanging up just out of range. The landscape itself adds to the experience. The rugged beauty of South Texas, with its mix of open spaces and dense cover, provides a stunning backdrop. The early morning light casting long shadows over the terrain, the rustling of wildlife, and the occasional sighting of deer or other game animals enhance the sense of being immersed in nature. As the day progresses and the hunt winds down, the satisfaction of a successful outing is palpable. The Rio Grande gobbler, known for its impressive size and striking appearance, is a prized trophy. The experience of tracking, calling, and ultimately harvesting these magnificent birds creates memories that will last a lifetime. Back at camp, the camaraderie among fellow hunters, the sharing of stories and experiences, and the celebration of a successful hunt add to the richness of the adventure. Cleaning and preparing the turkey for a meal is part of the tradition, with many hunters savoring the prospect of enjoying the fruits of their labor. Hunting Rio Grande gobblers in South Texas is more than just a hunt; it’s an experience that connects you to the land, the wildlife, and the rich hunting heritage of the region. The combination of skill, patience, and the thrill of the chase makes this hunt a cherished tradition for all who partake. The memories of this pursuit, from the first predawn calls to the final successful shot, are stories to be told and retold, celebrating the enduring allure of hunting in South Texas. Read More

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Rio Grande Turkey Hunt

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Hunting in Edinburg
Hunting in Edinburg
Hunting in Edinburg
trip description for Sand Hill Crane in Edinburg

Hunting sandhill cranes in the South Texas brush is an experience steeped in tradition and excitement, offering a unique challenge to even the most seasoned hunters. Known as the "ribeye of the sky" due to their exceptional table fare, sandhill cranes are large, wary birds that require a blend of skill, patience, and strategic planning to hunt successfully. The day begins in the early pre-dawn hours, with hunters gathering their gear and preparing for the journey into the brush. The South Texas landscape, characterized by its vast open fields, mesquite thickets, and rolling plains, provides the ideal habitat for sandhill cranes. The first light of dawn is just breaking as you head out, the cool morning air filled with anticipation. Arriving at the hunting location, the guide selects a spot that offers both concealment and a clear view of the sky. Sandhill cranes have keen eyesight and are notoriously cautious, making it crucial to set up a well-camouflaged blind. The decoy spread is carefully arranged to mimic a feeding or resting flock, a crucial element in drawing the birds within range. Motion decoys can be particularly effective, adding realism to the setup and attracting the attention of passing cranes. As the sun rises, the distant calls of sandhill cranes can be heard, a haunting and distinctive sound that echoes across the landscape. The sight of these majestic birds flying in formation against the backdrop of the Texas sky is both awe-inspiring and a signal to get ready. The cranes typically fly in from their roosting areas to feed in the fields, making this prime time for hunting. Patience is key as you wait for the cranes to approach. The birds often circle high above, scrutinizing the decoy spread before committing to land. When a group finally descends, the excitement is palpable. You wait for the right moment, then take aim and fire, the challenge of hitting such a large but wary bird adding to the thrill. The sound of a successful shot, followed by the sight of a crane falling, is immensely satisfying. Throughout the morning, the patterns continue, with flocks of sandhill cranes flying in and out of the area. Each opportunity requires careful coordination and timing, as cranes can quickly detect any irregularities and change their flight path. The broad, open skies of South Texas offer plenty of opportunities, but they also mean that the birds can see you from far off, demanding a high level of stealth and precision. Aside from the hunt itself, the experience of being immersed in the South Texas brush is memorable. The rugged beauty of the landscape, with its mix of open plains and dense mesquite, provides a picturesque backdrop. The diversity of wildlife in the area, from deer and javelina to a wide variety of bird species, adds to the overall richness of the experience. As the hunt concludes, the successful harvest of sandhill cranes is celebrated. These birds, known for their delicious meat, are highly prized, and the effort put into the hunt is richly rewarded. Cleaning and preparing the cranes for a future feast is part of the tradition, with many hunters savoring the anticipation of a meal that is as unique as the hunting experience itself. Hunting sandhill cranes in the South Texas brush is not just about the thrill of the chase, but also about the connection to the land and the camaraderie among hunters. It’s an adventure that combines skill, patience, and an appreciation for the natural world, making it a cherished tradition for those who partake in it. The memories of this hunt, from the haunting calls of the cranes to the shared successes, create stories that will be told for years to come. Read More

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Sand Hill Crane

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Hunting in Port Isabel
Hunting in Port Isabel
Hunting in Port Isabel
trip description for Laguna Madre Duck Hunts in Port Isabel

Embark on the ultimate duck hunting adventure with Captain Andy's Duck Hunting Trips in the breathtaking surroundings of South Padre Island, Texas! Join Captain Andy and his experienced team for an unforgettable 5-hour excursion, offering two convenient time slots: from 6 am to 11 am or 12:30 pm until dusk. For those with time constraints, early arrivals are warmly welcomed to maximize their hunting experience. We take care of the essentials, providing all the necessary Duck Decoys for a successful hunt. However, we encourage you to bring your own waders for personalized comfort during the expedition. To ensure you're fully equipped for an extraordinary duck hunting experience, please remember to bring your trusty shotgun and steel shot shells. Captain Andy's Duck Hunting Trips promises not only an adrenaline-pumping adventure but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of South Padre Island's natural landscapes. Discover the thrill of the hunt, the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts, and the satisfaction of a successful day on the water. Book your spot now for an authentic and memorable duck hunting experience with Captain Andy's. Get ready to create lasting memories in the heart of Texas! Read More

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Laguna Madre Duck Hunts

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Hunting in Rio Hondo
Hunting in Rio Hondo
Hunting in Rio Hondo
trip description for South Texas Waterfowl in Rio Hondo

Head out with one of the premier duck guides in South Texas in Ryan. His normal bag consists of: redhead, pintails, teal, widgeon, blue bills, gadwall, and much more, with occasional goose in the mix as well. Trips include decoys, blinds, waders, retrievers and bird cleaning as well. You will ride out to the blind aboard Ryan's air boat. The all-terrain vessel can take you back into the shallowest of water or even cut across marshland so he can drop you straight at the blind. Beyond a myriads of blinds set up across the South Texas coast, Ryan also has two pontoon boats outfitted as mobile duck blinds as well. He'll often bring his stove along too so you can enjoy some hot breakfast while you hunt. (and during the cold months: huddle by it for warmth as well!) Make sure to bring your own Texas hunting license and duck stamp, eye protection (amber polarized fishing glasses recommended), and food and drinks. Arrangements will be made for pick up location. Trips are chartered out of Arroyo City and Port Mansfield Enjoy the wildlife in the bay. See wildlife in their natural habitat, and possibly an alligator! Go places no other boat can go. The experience of riding an airboat is like no other! Read More

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South Texas Waterfowl

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Hunting in Weslaco
Hunting in Weslaco
Hunting in Weslaco
trip description for South Texas Quacker Smacker in Weslaco

Head out for some fast and furious early-morning action chasing ducks down in the Rio Grande Valley! Your guide and outfitter, Joshua, will provide all the scouting, decoys, transportation, blind setups, and calling for your morning hunt. Whether you're an experienced duck hunter or just getting into the sport, this duck hunt will be a real "blast" for anyone—pardon the pun. Texas is a great place for waterfowl hunting. It's smack in the middle of the Central Flyway, and is a stopover for dozens of migratory waterfowl species. With species including Teals, Wigeons, Gadwalls, Pintails, Mottled Ducks, and more, there's plenty of targets for any hunter. All you need to bring is your own shotguns, shells, camoflauge, and waders. You will also need your Texas hunting license and a federal duckstamp as well. This trip is super kid friendly as well as disability friendly. Joshua loves working with kids and introducing them to the sport and all his blinds are easily accessible and comfortable Read More

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South Texas Quacker Smacker

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Fishing, Hunting in Port Isabel
Fishing, Hunting in Port Isabel
Fishing, Hunting in Port Isabel
trip description for Premier STX Cast and Blast in Port Isabel

If you are looking for the premier Cast and Blast trip in South Texas you've found your man down here in South Padre Island. Head out with Captain Gus to explore the shallows of the South Padre Islands lower Laguna Madre in search of tailing reds, the thrashing head shake of giant gator trout, and the unmistakable runs big Black Drum for half the day and experience some of the best duck hunting the Texas coast has to offer for the other half of this 8-hour trip! Since the ducks often fly both in the morning and the afternoon, the order and which you combine the two activities will mostly depend on the tides and your guide Gus's veteran advice. You will be fishing and hunting from the comfort of Captain Gus's meticulously maintained 24ft Carolina Skiff. This puppy features a new 200 HP Suzuki, cushioned seating, a spacious bow casting area and a pop up blind. He also runs a 18' Tracker Grizzly skiff with a Gator Tail mud motor and a 18' Polar Craft with a 50-HP Yamaha! Whatever boat you're on, you'll be kitted out for a sweet hunt. Captain Gus provides all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, and knowledge to ensure your success for the fishing aspect, he will also provide decoys, dogs, and professional calling for the duck hunt, but asks that you bring your own guns, shells, and waders if you'd like to stay dry. He wil also provide a cooler with ice and water for you and encourages you to bring you own beverages of choice along as well. Beer is welcomed on board (in moderation of course) just no glass bottles. Read More

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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

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Private Snook Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 2 People From $575
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Fishing in South Padre Island
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

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Triple Delight -3 Person Private Bay Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 3 People From $525
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Bay Fishing in South Padre Island

A bay fishing trip in the Lower Laguna Madre, launching from either Port Mansfield or South Padre Island, promises an exhilarating and rewarding experience for any angler. Aboard a sleek 24' Shallow Sport Classic powered by a robust 250 Yamaha outboard engine, the adventure begins as you head out into the pristine waters of this renowned fishing haven. As you depart from the dock, the anticipation builds. The Shallow Sport Classic, designed for superior performance in shallow waters, effortlessly glides over the clear, turquoise flats of the Laguna Madre. The boat's shallow draft allows you to access the prime fishing spots that larger vessels can't reach, ensuring an optimal experience in the quest for redfish, trout, flounder, and black drum. The guide, experienced and knowledgeable about the local waters, navigates to the first fishing spot. Here, the calm, shallow waters are ideal for sight fishing. The guide points out a school of redfish, their coppery bodies glinting just below the surface. You cast your line with precision, and almost immediately, you feel the tug of a redfish on your hook. The fight is intense, but with skill and patience, you reel in a beautiful redfish, its vibrant colors shimmering in the sunlight. Next, the boat heads to slightly deeper waters where speckled trout are known to be abundant. Using live bait or artificial lures, you cast into the deeper channels and soon find yourself battling a large trout. The thrill of the catch and the beauty of these speckled fish make for an unforgettable experience. As the day progresses, the focus shifts to flounder and black drum. The boat drifts quietly over sandy bottoms and grassy flats, perfect habitats for these species. Flounder, with their unique, flat bodies, offer a different kind of challenge, often requiring a slower, more deliberate approach. When you finally hook one, the reward is a delicious, flaky fish that's a favorite among local chefs. The black drum, known for their strength and size, provide yet another exciting challenge. These fish are often found near oyster beds and grassy shorelines. Their distinctive black and white stripes and the drumming sound they make when caught add to the unique experience of fishing in the Laguna Madre. Reeling in a large black drum is a true test of your angling skills, providing a satisfying sense of accomplishment. Throughout the trip, the stunning backdrop of the Lower Laguna Madre enhances the experience. The wide-open skies, the distant outline of the barrier islands, and the occasional sighting of dolphins playing in the waves create a picturesque setting. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, the guide offers tips and techniques to improve your chances of landing the big one, ensuring a memorable and productive day on the water. As the sun begins to set, casting a golden glow over the bay, the boat heads back to the dock. The day's catch is a testament to the rich biodiversity and excellent fishing opportunities that the Lower Laguna Madre offers. Whether you choose to take your catch home for a fresh seafood dinner or practice catch and release, the memories of this incredible fishing adventure will stay with you long after you leave the water. Read More

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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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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

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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

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Laguna Madre Hookfest

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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

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Redfish On Laguna Madre

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Fishing in South Padre Island
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

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SPI Drift Trip

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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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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
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

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Fun Family Fishing At SPI

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $525
Fishing in South Padre Island
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

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Wading The Laguna Madre

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Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for SPI Bay Fishing Adventure in South Padre Island

If you've ever wanted to chase big Reds and trophy Trout in one of America's most beautiful vacation destinations, this trip is for you! Join Captain Matthew for a half-day of great fishing off South Padre Island, and experience all that SPI has to offer. On this trip, you'll be targeting the Texas classics: Redfish and Speckled Trout. These fish are great fighters, and provide a fun challenge for every level of angler. You'll employ a couple of different techniques, including drift fishing, sightcasting on the flats, and jigging the bottom. Whether you're throwing live bait or lures, when these fish hit your line, you'll know it! Bring your A-game and get ready to bring 'em over the rail. Captain Matthew is an expert and is happy to provide all the tips and tricks you need to hook some champions. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Matthew's 24' Shallow Master center console. She sports a 250 HP Suzuki engine, so you'll be on the fish in a hurry. This boat is perfect for the inshore waters off of SPI, where it's typically quite shallow. The vessel also sports all the standard electronics, including GPS and fishfinder, plus a poling platform to give your captain a great vantage point for spotting tailing Reds. Captain Matthew will provide everything you need for phenomenal trip, including all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler with snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license with a saltwater endorsement. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Read More

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What are the best shotgun hunting trips in South Padre Island?

Why should I book a shotgun hunting trip in South Padre Island with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 7 shotgun hunting trips in South Padre Island, and the most popular trips in the area are Bay Duck Hunting Trip 2 Person guided by Michael, 3 Person Duck Hunt guided by Michael, and South Texas Duck Hunts guided by James.

Our guides in South Padre Island are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2960 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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What types of shotgun hunting trips are common in South Padre Island?

Duck hunting is the most popular for shotgun hunting in South Padre Island as well as crane hunting and turkey hunting.

The most commonly sought after species for shotgun hunting in South Padre Island are: 1. green-winged teal, 2. blue-winged teal, 3. northern pintail, and 4. wigeon.

How much does a South Padre Island shotgun hunting hunting trip cost?

for shotgun hunting in South Padre Island prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,500, but the average price for a half day trip for shotgun hunting in South Padre Island is $831. The average price for a full day trip for shotgun hunting in South Padre Island is $959.

What month is best for on a shotgun hunting trip in South Padre Island?

The most popular season to go on a shotgun hunting trip in South Padre Island is fall, and most hunters book their trips 21 days in advance.

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