Lower Laguna Full Day Action

Starting at $750 total | 8 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 5 People | Trip #2708

About Your Trip

If you are looking for a professional fishing guide on South Padre Island, Texas you've found your man. Head out with Captain Gus to explore the shallows of the South Padre Islands lower Laguna Madre in search of tailing reds, the thrashing head shake of giant gator trout, and the unmistakable runs of a doormat flounder!

These half day trips during the summer months run around 5 hours: from 7 am to 1 pm for ... Read More

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
Captin Gus has lived back and forth from Colorado to South Texas my entire life. His father moved to the island when Gus was a boy and taught him the ins and outs of the bay every summer throughout his childhood. Together they spent countless hours finding potholes full of trout and sand flats littered with redfish. His father instilled in him a fierce passion for the outdoors and planted the seeds for him to pursue a career chasing the critters he has come to ... Read More

Start Location

Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier, East Maxan Street, Port Isabel, TX, USA

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Carolina Skiff
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines

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.

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.


Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout


Artificial Lure Fishing, Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Snacks, Drinks, Sun Protection, Sunglasses. All gear, bait, and tackle, cooler with ice and water 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
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a refund).

Pricing & Availability

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

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Have questions? Call us at 833-227-8246




Took my kid 5 year old son fishing with Captain Gus. Had the best day ever and is now hooked on fishing! Now we cant go to the island without my son asking me to call Captain Gus. Lol

Jared R.


It doesn’t matter if you are brand new to hunting and fishing or have been doing it for years, Gus makes you feel welcome and shares his wealth of knowledge. Excellent mix of professionalism as well as good humor ensures there is never a dull moment. Do yourself a favor ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Gus is friendly and knows his stuff. Shot a limit and even got a red fish out of the decoys

Gail C.


We had a great time fishing in the cold. Limited out on Reds!

Shannon W.


Gus, Let me be the first to say how much we all four appreciate your 100+++% effort, along with your dad, to make our trip and hunt so special. Your communication before we even got there was spectacular. Once we arrived the home you arranged, boating directly to fish and hunt within ...Read More

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 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.
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!