Coastal Bend Flounder Gig

Starting at $500 | 4 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Please note, this trip is cash only for remaining balance

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About Your Guide

Captain Joe wass born in Corpus Christi where he spent his summers fishing with his grandparents in and around Port Aransas. He started commercial fishing for flounder, drum and sheepshead in the mid-1990s, working in a fish house cutting and delivering fish shrimp crabs and the like to restaurants throughout the coastal bend. Now, he is a full-time flounder guide who knows the waters, habits, and migration patterns of flounder very well. You can find him out on the water catching fish every month of the year except November which is closed from gigging.

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Start Location

519 Bigelow Street, Aransas Pass, TX 78336, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.





Gear & Packing


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 15 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.


Deanna M.


May 29, 2021



Me and my two sons had the best fishing experience ever with Captain Joe. This was our first trip gigging for flounder. We almost got our limit and even got a couple of sheepshead. Joe was kind, helpful, patient, and gave great fishing advice. His boat was set up perfect ...Read More

Shayne A.


April 5, 2021



We had a great time out! Unfortunately, we didn’t catch anything but it wasn’t due to a lack of effort. He was very knowledgeable and enjoyable to be around. We will definitely be planning another trip out.

Ryan K.


April 3, 2021



Couldn’t have been happier with my flounder gigging trip with captain Joe. This was my second trip out with him and it was just as fun as the first.

Clint H.


May 19, 2020



I’ve been gigging several times in the past. This was the first time for my wife and two teen daughters. I arranged this with fishing booker and i was pleasantly surprised. We had originally arranged this for a Tuesday outing but as I was watching the weather report, ...Read More

Tim S.


July 9, 2022



We went out last night with Capt Joe as the final event of a loaded fishing weekend. Hands down, this was the best event of the weekend. Capt Joe was polite, patient, and organized, and most importantly he PUT US ON THE FISH! We all limited out thanks to his knowledge ...Read More

Alison P.


April 17, 2022



Captain Joe was wonderful. Kept in contact before trip.. arrived on time.. was very knowledgeable and gave great information and instructions. Was great with teaching our 2 teenager boys what to do. Got us on great fish! And really took the time to fillet and clean our fish properly. Was ...Read More

Melissa A.


April 26, 2022



We had the best time. Gigging is not boring and you are literally busy the entire time looking and being ready. Captain Joe was knowledgeable, patient and just a great guy to be on a boat for 6 hours. He was happy to be on the water with us as ...Read More

Jason B.


July 8, 2022



Thanks Captain Joe for awesome night , highly recommend you for your experience and the hot spots to gig these flounders

Judy S.


March 26, 2022



We had a blast. The water was a little dirty but Captain Joe worked his butt off to find us some fish anyway. Fun stuff and we add definitely doing it again soon!!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!