Spi's Most Popular Trip

Starting at $550 total | 5 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 6 People | Trip #1501

About Your Trip

Head out onto the world-renowned waters of the South Texas Riviera with Captain Gary! He specializes in hooking into all kinds of inshore sportfish, including Speckled Trout, Red Fish, Flounder, Snook, Black Drum and Mangrove Snapper.

Captain Gary is happy to cater your trip to your goals and is willing to fish with many different methods. He can also provide some expert tips and tricks so that you can improve your fishing abilities as well. ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
22 Years of Experience
Captain Gary is a life-long fisherman and outdoorsman who grew up fishing these beautiful South Texas waters surrounding South Padre Island and Port Isabel Texas. Captain Gary is U.S.C.G. licensed and specializes in inshore (shallow water) saltwater fishing for all the area has to offer including trout, redfish, flounder, snook, and many other local variety

Start Location

418 State Park Road 100, Port Isabel, TX, USA (this guide can be flexible with their start location) | Bodies of water fished: Laguna Madre

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Carolina Skiff
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fish finder, Live Bait Well, Ice Box, Sirius XM

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 an additional fee.


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.

Boat Restroom

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


Black Drum, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Drift Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Topwater Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hats, Sunglasses, Snacks. Rods, reels, bait, & tackle included. Flavored Drinks!
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 7 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

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Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

July 4

Gary helped us catch the fish trifecta (red, trout, flounder) along with some other species that were released. What an expert teacher and guide!


September 8

Our vacation was fantastic. Gary is extremely knowledgable. Capt Gary is my recommendation for your next trip.


November 5

Captain Gary was fantastic company. We had a great day fishing, seeing dolphins, and watching the sunset.


October 11

Gary hooked us up, and we had a fantastic afternoon. I couldn't have asked for a nicer vacation.

Dennis S.

July 15

Fantastic trip!!

Bill G.

May 7

My family of 5 had a great time. Early in the trip Capt. Gary spotted a pod of dolphins and pulled the boat in front of them and took off. To our amazement they all followed the boat and rode the wake, swimming fast and jumping. It seemed like they ...Read More

Chad H.

August 30

Absolute BLAST! Captain Gary is the BEST! Born and raised in the area he can answer all your questions and my girlfriend had a ton of them. Captain Gary was extremely patient with us. We didn’t have a clue what we were doing or needed to be doing. He took ...Read More

Angie J.

August 17

We booked this tour for our sons 10th bday. Captain Gary is so friendly and down to earth. He made us so comfortable from the start. As we headed out he pointed out different birds and told a bit about them. He told us of some of the other boats ...Read More

Alicia F.

July 10

We took my son and a friend out with Capt. Gary for his 10th birthday. Gary was friendly, knowledgeable, patient with the kids (and the adults!), and made sure we caught our limit of speckled trout. We did our best to catch other species once we had our limit of ...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!