Island Angler's Delight

Starting at $575 total | 4 Hour | Flats, Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People | Trip #1567

About Your Trip

Join Captain Payton for a fishing adventure exploring the waters around Padre Island and Corpus Christi! These waters are teeming with inshore sportfish species, and you can expect to target the Texas "Big Three": Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. Using light tackle, you'll head to the bays for these fun and delicious fish, but Captain Payton may have a secret method to show you for hooking into them depending on the day, weather, and tides!

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About Your Guide

Independent Guide
4 Years of Experience
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I'm Payton, and I've been fishing the Corpus Christi, TX area for over a decade. Recently, I became a fishing guide to share my passion and knowledge with others. Let's hit the water and reel in some unforgettable memories together!

Start Location

Bluff's Landing Marina & Lodge, Laguna Shores Road, Corpus Christi, TX, USA (this guide can be flexible with their start location)

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Shoal Water
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, 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.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


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


Wader rentals are not available.

Boat Restroom

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


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout


Artificial Lure Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Wading

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Lunch/Snack and Drinks, Weather Appropriate Gear, Sun Protection. Rods, reels, tackle, bait included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

4 Hours
1 Person
2 People
3 People
4 People
5 People
6 People

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a date, duration, group size and start time.

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Have questions? Reach out and mention trip #1567


Christian C.

January 29

Had a blast! Landed some beautiful slot red! Captain was super knowledgeable of fishing in the area & super accommodating. Sure did put us on some fish!

Chris A.

March 6

I have been on a bunch of guided fishing trips in my life but this guy is one of the best. You have to book a trip with him it’s once in a lifetime.

Jake C.

April 15

bight was slow, payton tried his best to find the fish with his knowledge of the bay. boat was solid. it’s called fishing and not catching for a reason, great trip 👍🏼

Jimmy L.

March 13

Highly recommend. This was a great experience and Captain Payton was very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We had a great catch. It was a great time; would definitely do it again!


Verified Review Fishing

September 11 | Big 3 Beatdown

Had a great time! Caught quite a few reds and was a great experience.

J K. R.

June 30

Great trip. Captain Payton was great and taught us a lot. Fish were not really biting, but we got a few Speckled Trout, a hardhead and one big 41” Bull Red Drum. Captain worked hard and took us to numerous spots, but finally the kids wore out and we came ...Read More

Micheal V.

May 30

Enjoyed our trip with Capt Peyton. Caught our limits on reds, caught a 24 inch trout, a few other small fish. Peyton’s boat was awesome and his gear was set up well. I enjoyed how he let us cast our own line and get the overall best experience. Through rain ...Read More

Matthew B.

May 22

Had a blast out on the water with Captain Payton. He has a nice, good sized boat, lots of good gear and live bait, and knows all the good spots. We had a slow start, but he would not settle until we each got a fish on the boat. We ...Read More

Richard S.

January 3

We had a great time. The boat ride out in the morning was really cold but our fault for not bundling up enough. Payton was very attentive to us and within minutes of stopping we already had a couple of keepers in the boat and even though many of our ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!