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Fishing in South Padre Island

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Island Deep Sea

92% (13)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Deep Sea Trophy Fishing

100% (3)
38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Port Aransas

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras

50% (2)
55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

NEW
38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Most Popular Types of Yellowfin Tuna Trips in Texas

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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 48 Hour Deep Sea in Galveston

This trip utilizes many different techniques of fishing and targets multiple varieties of species. Whether chasing a dream fish you are wanting to check off your bucket list or looking to fill your freezer with delicious table fare we've got you covered. We can custom tailor any trip to suite your needs. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

48 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Ultimate Offshore Adventure in Freeport

Head on down to Freeport Texas and experience an action-packed day of offshore fishing with Captain Rodney aboard his bad-to-the-bone 33' World Cat! He and his crew are some of the best on the Texas coast, and are excited to show you all the best techniques and secret fishing grounds to chase down your target fish. For these 12 hour trips you can decide what fish you would like to target, whether thats bottom fishing for snapper and grouper, trolling for Mackerel and Mahi, or trying to poke it further offshore to chase Tuna! His 33TE WorldCat is powered by two brand new 2022 Suzuki 300hp motors and is totally set up for bluewater, long range trips and is federally permitted for Red Snapper, Amberjack, Grouper and Tuna. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license as well as snacks and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Rodney and his crew will provide the rest - rods, reels, tackle, fuel, bait, and an iced-down cooler for your favorite beverages and snacks of choice. Everything is included so you don't have to worry about any surprise fees when you get back to the dock! FUEL IS INCLUDED IN ALL PRICING!!! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Ultimate Offshore Adventure

100% (1)
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for Luxury Offshore Fishing in South Padre Island

This 12 hour is for the serious angler! Captain JW will help you chase down some serious sportfish like Tuna, Marlin, and Sailfish on board his luxurious 35' Bertram sportfisher. This vessel is fully decked out with gear and amenities to make sure you have the trip of a lifetime. On this offshore trip, you'll get deep into the Gulf, chasing big-time pelagic species. With Captain JW at the helm and his expert crew on the deck, you'll be in a perfect position to catch that "wallhanger" trophy fish! Everything is provided by Captain JW and his crew, from rods and tackle to expert guidance and tips. All the deckhands and responsible crew members tirelessly work around the clock to ensure that you as guests are accompanied by professionalism and are comfortable on the boat while catching your favorite fish. All deckhands will help you with rigging your lines, baiting your hook, teaching those with less experience proper fishing techniques, offering those who may get sick small comforts, cleaning your fish, and so much more. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Luxury Offshore Fishing

100% (1)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs in Freeport

Get ready for an epic 24-hour Offshore adventure with Captains JT and Danny chasing the big boys like Marlin, Tile Fish, Grouper, and Tuna! You will launch from Freeport around 10 am aboard their one-of-a-kind sport fisher for a luxury seafaring experience. At 38 feet long and almost 14 feet wide, the vessel offers lots of shaded space, two AC systems, satellite TV and music, and a legendary hull design. Needless to say, you will be much more comfortable than on most other boats. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, safety equipment including a satellite phone, epirb, and 8 man life raft. The beautiful vessel is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained by Captain JT. After Captain JT has cranked up the engines, you'll motor offshore a ways to spend the day bottom fishing for Grouper, Golden tile, Amberjack and whatever else emerges from the blue depths! When the bite slows down toward the afternoon, Captains JT and Danny will haul in the lines, and motor out a little deeper to the 80-110 mile range. While you get some much-needed R&R, they will get the boat into position for the Tuna bite early the next morning. The Tuna bite is usually on a couple of hours before sunrise, so after a couple of hours of sleep, you'll wake up around 4 am to start jigging for Tuna! This is one of the only times slots when big tuna come up from the deep to feed and they are usually swimming back down to deeper water by the time the sun comes up. So you'll jig until that sun comes up then troll around in the rest of the morning before you motor back in! In terms of gear, we will come fully equipped with all the premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels, and two heavy-duty electric reels for deep dropping down 350+ feet. The navigation system has more than 3000 waypoints saved over the years so they can pinpoint these feeding grounds easily as well! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs in Freeport

Climb aboard this one-of-a-kind sport fishe for a luxury seafaring experience with Captain JT and Danny. At 38 feet long and almost 14 feet wide, the vessel offers lots of shaded space, two AC systems, satellite TV and music, and a legendary hull design. Needless to say, you will be much more comfortable than on most other boats. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, safety equipment including a satellite phone, EPIRB, and 8 man life raft. The two captains run trips often at the same time; Danny is the fishing expert, and JT is a diving expert. Their 38' Luhrs is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained. For fishing, the equipment includes premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels, and two heavy-duty electric reels for deep dropping in 350 + feet. The navigation system has more than 3000 way points saved over the years known to hold fish. The tackle on board will accommodate all types of possible offshore fishing. 10 Hour Charters targets reef fish like snappers and grouper. Surface fishing for kingfish and ling. 12 Hour Charter adds fishing deeper wrecks and rigs for amberjack, grouper, shark, golden tile, and barrel fish as well as trolling for Mahi, wahoo, and blackfin tuna. 14-hour trips allow more time spent over deepwater wrecks and rigs and usually correlate with more and bigger fish! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Port Aransas
Fishing in Port Aransas
Fishing in Port Aransas
trip description for Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras in Port Aransas

Get out on the open sea and enjoy the fishing trip of a lifetime on this charter with Captain Danny! You'll be fully taken care of on board his luxury 55' Hatteras sportfisher. The adventure will start as you board the boat at the harbor and get a warm welcome from the captain and crew, and wont end till you're back on the dock that night. The boat is well-equipped with the latest fishing technology, including fish finders, GPS navigation systems, and top-of-the-line fishing gear. The experienced crew will guide you through the trip, offering tips on how to catch Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, Marlin and a plethora of other species. These fish are a thrill to catch, and offer a serious challenge for anglers at every experience level! Plus, these pelagic species are delicious eating as well, whether you prepare them on the grill or in the oven. During the trip, the crew will keep you comfortable so you can enjoy the blue sky and open sea. This vessel is spacious, with air conditioning and plenty of seating, so you can relax and enjoy the view. As the day draws to a close, you'll return to the harbor with your catch, feeling proud of your fishing skills and grateful for the amazing experience. The crew will clean and prepare your fish for you to take home, and you can head to a local restaurant to have it cooked for you, or even try your hand at preparing it yourself. Overall, a deep sea fishing trip in Port Aransas, Texas aboard this luxury 55' Hatteras sportfishing vessel promises an unforgettable adventure that combines excitement, skill, and comfort, and will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Luxury Offshore - 55’ Hatteras

50% (2)
55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
Fishing in Rockport
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

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Houston
Fishing in Houston
Fishing in Houston
trip description for Inshore Special in Houston

Hit the water with Captain Joey for an amazing day of inshore fishing! Expect to target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and some Black Drum on your 5-hour (a half-day) or 8-hour (a full day) trip. The trip can host up to 4 people. Captain Joey requires you to bring a Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp and recommends that you bring sunscreen and sunglasses. He’ll take care of the rest. Captain Joey will provide rods and reels, artificial lures, and a cooler with ice and drinks. Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Joey! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Houston

Inshore Special

100% (1)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Bay Trip - 25' Boston Whaler in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Bay Trip - 25' Boston Whaler

100% (4)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Texas City Jetty Trip in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas City Jetty Trip

100% (1)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Texas City Shark Trip in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas City Shark Trip

NEW
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for West Bay Trip in Galveston

Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Jesse will be by your side throughout your 6-hour adventure in Galveston Bay. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum using live bait (live shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Jesse know and he will accommodate! For these trips, Captain Jesse uses his 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Captain Jesse is also passionate about teaching little ones the ropes, so this trip is great for families! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain Jesse will provide all of the rods, reels, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost. Have a fun morning or a relaxing afternoon, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain Jesse! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

West Bay Trip

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Baytown
Fishing in Baytown
Fishing in Baytown
trip description for Upper Galveston Bay Trip in Baytown

Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Jesse will be by your side throughout your 6-hour adventure in Galveston Bay. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum using live bait (live shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Jesse know and he will accommodate! For these trips, Captain Jesse uses his 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Captain Jesse is also passionate about teaching little ones the ropes, so this trip is great for families! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. His business will provide all of the rods, reels, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost. Have a fun morning or a relaxing afternoon, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain Jesse! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Baytown

Upper Galveston Bay Trip

NEW
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 22' Whaler Inshore in Galveston

Captain Vincent will use his lifelong fishing experience and knowledge to take you where the fish are biting! Expect a whole lot of Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Tarpon on your half (6 hour) or full (8 hour) day adventure across the Galveston Bay. Captain Vincent will provide artificial bait, so hook one on and let it rip! Treat yourself and three others to a day on the water with Captain Vincent! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

22' Whaler Inshore

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for 22' Whaler Inshore - Texas City in Texas City

Come on down to Texas City and make some memories with Captain Vincent! Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasoned professional, this trip is for you. Captain Vincent knows just where to go and what to do to catch the Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout that live inshore. For these 6-hour (half-day) and 8-hour (full day) trips, Capt. Vincent uses his 22’ Boston Whaler center console, which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as any food and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Vincent will provide all rods and reels (you may bring your own if you’d like), as well as artificial bait. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out on a fishing adventure to remember! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

22' Whaler Inshore - Texas City

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Inshore Trip in Galveston

Adventure through the West Bay, East Bay, and Trinity Bay with Captain Ralph, a highly touted guide with 40+ years of fishing experience! Stay on the lookout for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder, three of Texas’ most sought-after game fish. You can choose between a 4, 6, and 8-hour trip, depending on how much fishing you want to do in one day. It should be smooth sailing as you navigate the bays in search of the rock piles and jetties where you can find these delicious inshore fish. Captain Ralph can fit up to 6 people on the spacious deck of his 26' center console, so bring your family and friends along for the adventure. The vessel is powered by a 350hp Suzuki engine, which will speed you around the bay complex. You will be fishing with light tackle and live bait stored in the live bait well. There is also a cooler on board where you can store your catch during the trip. You should bring a cooler in your car though to keep the fish fresh on the drive home. Besides a cooler, all you need to bring are some snacks, a valid Texas fishing license, and some good company! Captain Ralph provides all the rods, reels, live bait, and tackle. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and check the weather in the days before your trip. A hat and sunblock are always a good idea, so you don't get too crispy out on the water. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Inshore Trip

100% (12)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Bay and Jetty Fishing in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael to fish the jetties of Galveston Bay! The Jetties are home to a variety of fish species, including red and black drum, flounder, speckled trout, king mackerel, and tripletail, giving you the unique experience of catching offshore fish inshore. You can choose to be out on the water for 4 hours (a half-day) or 6 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. These trips host up to six people. Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, some snacks, and some good company! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay And Jetty Fishing

100% (2)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Shark and Bull Drum Trip in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael on an action-packed adventure along the jetties of Galveston Bay! During the hot months of the summer, sharks and bull drum like to roam around the jetties. Shark species include spinner sharks, bull sharks, and many more. These two species in particular can exceed 6 feet in length! You can choose to be out on the water for 4 hours (a half-day) or 6 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. These trips host up to 6 people. Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, sunscreen, as well as some food and drinks. You might want to stretch a little before the trip - it’s not uncommon to reel in lots of big fish with Captain Michael. Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Shark And Bull Drum Trip

100% (1)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Texas yellowfin tuna fishing charter

What are the best yellowfin tuna fishing charters in Texas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 11 yellowfin tuna trips in Texas, and the most popular trips in the area are South Padre Island Deep Sea guided by Emilio, Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs guided by JT, and Galveston Deep Sea Trophy Fishing guided by Brandon.

Our guides in Texas are rated a 4.55 out of 5 based on 2534 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.

The most popular cities to book a Yellowfin Tuna charter in Texas are Freeport, Galveston and South Padre Island.

Looking for kid friendly yellowfin tuna guides / fishing lessons in Texas? Check out our beginner and family friendly yellowfin tuna guides in Texas.

What types of yellowfin tuna fishing charters are common in Texas?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for yellowfin tuna in Texas.

The most common fishing techniques in Texas are trolling, heavy tackle fishing, and jigging but bottom fishing and light tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do Texas yellowfin tuna fishing charters cost?

for yellowfin tuna in Texas prices can range anywhere from about $2,076 to $8,320, but the average price for a full day trip for yellowfin tuna in Texas is $4,120.

What month is best for yellowfin tuna fishing in Texas?

The most popular season for yellowfin tuna fishing in Texas is summer, and most anglers book their trips 69 days in advance.

Do I need a Texas fishing license for yellowfin tuna and what are the bag limits for yellowfin tuna in Texas?

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    we had a great time who was great captain was even better than took us to all the fish were made at home made us feel comfortable. Really appreciate the trip.

    Gerald Y. with Brandon M. of Galveston, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was great! Got wore out reeling in so many fish! Captain Steve was the best.

    Ernest B. with Brandon M. of Galveston, 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 time, awesome guides

    Dalton B. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The guys were amazing. Very helpful and insightful. They worked hard to make sure that everything was enjoyable and perfect. Great day on the Gulf….great family and friend day.

    Colin A. with Danny D. of Port Aransas, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Crew worked hard to get us on as many fish as possible. Very good trip and would definitely use them again if back in the area.

    Chad L. with Rodney C. of Freeport, 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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