Upper Laguna / Baffin - 23' Shoalwater

Only a 15% deposit to reserve

Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip

Pricing & Availability

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Fishing Info


Light Tackle

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

About Your Trip

Head out to explore anywhere from Baffin Bay down to Laguna Madre with Captain Nino Gonzales to chase redfish, trout, flounder, and black drum. Captain Nino likes to fish a myriad of different ways throwing lives bait and artificials, drifting shell bottoms, and fishing backwaters, all depending on what the fish are into that day! Captain Nino also likes chasing tailing reds and his boat is equipped with a trolling motor that also him to sneak up close to the fish so you can get an easier cast in on them!

So bring your Texas fishing license, a pair of sunglasses, and some snacks for your ride and let Captain Nino take care of the rest!

About Your Boat

Boat type: center console bay boat

Boat length: 23'

Boat manufacturer: Shoalwater

Engine manufacturer: Mercury

Engine HP: 250

Number of engines: 1

Extras: trolling motor, center console observation tower, cushioned seats, cooler, GPS

About Your Guide

Captain Nino Gonzales of Captain Nino Gonzalez Guide Service specializes in Corpus Christi fishing trips covering the Laguna Madre, Land Cut, and Baffin Bay areas.

Captain Nino grew up fishing and knew he wanted to become a fishing guide at a very young age. He's now living the dream, guiding and running his successful apparel brand, Redtail Republic.

Book a trip to get out on the water with Captain Nino for an unforgettable day on the water!



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, at an additional fee


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.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses

Required Items

Texas saltwater 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 10-20% customary tip.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

The Island Farmers’ Market, Fortuna Bay Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418, United States

Start Time(s)

08:00 AM, 01:00 PM


4 hours, 6 hours, 8 hours,