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Light Tackle, Heavy Tackle, Bottom Fishing, Trolling
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Captain Clayton of Texas Coast Sportfishing specializes in long range, multi-day Texas offshore fishing trips targeting Kingfish, Red Snapper, Ling, Dolphin/Dorado/Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Sharks, Tarpon, Grouper, Sailfish, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Wahoo, Swordfish, Blackfin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, and more.
Captain Clayton and team are versatile and frequently depart from Freeport, Sargent, Matagorda, and Port O'Connor depending on convenience and targeted species. Regardless of port, you'll be fishing with Hooker Electric detachable deep drop reels, Dredge reels and a an assortment of dredges, Okuma Makaira 80w, 50w & 30 trolling/ chunking reels, Okuma Makaira spinning reels for Tuna popping & swimbaits, Okuma Metaloid jigging reels, Okuma Cortez kingfishing reels, Okuma Azores spinning rods, Okuma Andros special edition sailfish/ white marlin reels, BarBar Tackle custom rods, and a full assortment of lures and tackle.
Chase a variety of Texas offshore species aboard the Mad Props II, a 45' Cabo Express sport fishing yacht with a custom enclosed helm. This vessel offers strength and reliability "under the hood" while providing all the bells and whistles necessary to complete the full package:
Efficient twin 660 horsepower Caterpillar diesel engines burning 1.0 Nautical Miles per Gallon ("NMPG") @ 9 knots, .5 NMPG @ 27 knots (FUEL IS NOT INCLUDED ON THESE TRIPS- PLEASE REACH OUT AT 833-CAPTAIN FOR A QUOTE), Tuna tower with Furuno electronics, 38 ft. triple spreader hydraulic outriggers, air conditioned helm, salon, and v-berth, full salon with couches, satellite TV, DVD/Bluray player, stove, fridge, freezer, microwave, and sink, private v-berth with queen bed, Bluetooth & AM/FM Stereo system, drink box, livewell, fish boxes, Underwater transom lights & overhead spreader lights.
For the techie angler, the Mad Props II is completely decked out with topline electronics: Furuno DRS6A-NXT Dopler open array radar, Nobletech TimeZero Software with dual 22” touchscreen displays, Dual Furuno TZTouch 2 Multi-function displays, Furuno DFF3D multibeam sounder with TimeZero Personal Bathymetry Generator Module, Furuno DFF3 3KW sounder & Airmar R509LH 3KW transducer - bottom returns in over 10,000 ft. of water, Furuno DFF1UHD Chirp sounder & Airmar 275LHW ultrawide chirp transducer, Furuno Autopilot & AIS.
Rest assured that Captain Clayton takes safety as seriously as his fishing gear, if not moreso. The vessel is equipped with Class 1 offshore life vests, a Revere 8-man liferaft, ACR EPIRB, spare VHF radio, spare GPS, VHF Radios, an engine room fire suppressant system.
Texas offshore fishing charters with Captain Clayton aboard the Mad Props II are truly a bucket list experience. Get in on the action today!
Yes, at an additional fee
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This guide will clean your catch for you.
Mad Props Sportfishing, Matagorda, TX, USA
06:00 AM, 07:00 AM
Great charter fishing service for all your Texas Gulf Coast Offshore fishing. Capt Meis knows how to put you on the fish. One of the best for Tuna charters.
Rods, reels, tackle
At an additional rate
Fuel. Optional meal & snack package, 2 meals per day plus snacks - $25 per person, per 24 hours
Bring sunscreen, appropriate clothing for the weather, towel, your food & drinks, camera, seasickness medications, a cooler, large zip lock bags for your fish, and cash tips for the crew and captain. Please try to pack all belongings into 1 small/medium bag. MOST GROUPS BRING WAY TOO MUCH ONBOARD. Remember, this is a fishing trip, not a camping trip. We will try to fit all of your food and drinks in the onboard drink boxes and refrigerator/f freezer but one standard size cooler is permitted for excess food and drinks.
Texas saltwater fishing license
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed. Your guide will take a picture of the QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a 10-20% customary tip.
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