10-Hour Hardcore Fishing

Starting at $800 | 10 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 6 People | Trip #4475

About Your Trip

Looking for a light tackle sportfishing specialist in Port Isabel, TX? There's no better choice than Captain Russell! His trips are a blast, and are a great way to enjoy the Texas coast and all the great fishing it offers.

On this trip, you'll use a variety of tackle and ... Read More

About Your Boat

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

About Your Guide

Captain Russell is an expert angler and a real pro when it comes to fishing the Texas coast. You'll have a blast aboard his 24' Carolina Skiff, and he'll create every possible opportunity for you to hook a big one, fill your cooler, or both.

Start Location

418 Texas 100, Port Isabel, TX, USA | Bodies of water fished: Laguna Madre

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, 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.


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout


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

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Sunscreen. Live Bait is an additional fee. Rods, reels, tackle 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 3 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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

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Cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.


Cassie K.


Captain Russell was great! He went with the flow and adapted the trip according to what the kids most wanted to do. Very informational and fun Captain.

Jared M.


Thanks to Captain Russell my boys had a blast

Amanda H.


You don’t always catch a lot of fish, but that’s why they call it fishing not catching. Russell still put us on them, just not a lot of keepers with the new size rules on trout. Brought enough to the boat to keep it fun plus got an up-close dolphin ...Read More

Tracy F.


I asked around for a guide that would target mangrove snapper, along with any of the normal bay game fish. From the moment we stepped on the boat with Capt. Russell. we immediately clicked. He’s a super cool, but knowledgeable guy and knows the history of S Padre since he ...Read More

Sheri L.


We took our 10 yr old son and grandson on the fun trip with Captain Russell. 5 hours later and they are still talking about how much fun they had! We got right up close to so many dolphins, up and close to a huge freight ship, found some cool ...Read More

Tressie J.


An experience my family will never forget! A half day full of fun including dolphin and bird watching, sea shell and hermit crab hunting, and fishing. Capt. Russell has vast knowledge of the area and my history loving son soaked up every minute. We will always book with Capt. ...Read More

Ryan Z.


We did the 3 hour play day with Captain Russell and had a blast. He had a little bit of everything scheduled for us. The kids loved seeing the shrimp boat!!! Had a great time catching a few fish and he even had recommendations on an awesome local restaurant ...Read More

Kikon L


Captain Russel made sure we caught some fish and boy did we catch fish. He paid special attention to my autistic son and all in all we had a great time. His boat may not look so fancy but when you’re out there with multiple fishing lines in the water ...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!