Matagorda Bay & Beyond

Starting at $475 | 4 - 8 Hours | Jetty, Nearshore | 6 People | Trip #1138

About Your Trip

Captain Benny will show you why Port O’Connor has some of the best fishing in Texas!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
32 Years of Experience
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Captain Benny has fished the waters surrounding Port O Connor Texas for over 30 years. He's very easy going and prefers to fish with the music bumping, fish jumping, and ice cold beer flowing.

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Start Location

Clark's Bait Shop, Port O'Connor, TX 77982, United States | Bodies of water fished: Matagorda Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Nearshore, Jetty

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, Blacktip Shark, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Red Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout


Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
You will need to bring along plenty of water and any snacks that you fancy. A Texas fishing license will also need to be purchased before the trip. On the day, you can buy bait for around $25 per person. RODS, TACKLE & REELS 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 QR code that acts like a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code 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 & Availability

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

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.
You're in good hands

Our 4.9/5 average review score speaks for itself and we've got you covered with our 100% Weather Guarantee.




Caught our limits both days. Grandson caught a 37 inch Big Red.

Frank M.


This is my second time to use Captain Benny and both times did not disappoint. He was communicative up to the day of the trip helping me plan appropriately. He is always punctual, friendly, and informative. This recent trip was my children’s first time, he was amazing at engaging with ...Read More

Jim E.


We had an awesome fishing experience with Captain Benny. After a very short boat ride, Benny hooked us up on huge bull reds. We ending up boating several slot reda and10 oversized reds and fighting several more that broke our lines close to the boat. We also caught some mangrove ...Read More

Rick C.


Enjoyed our morning fish with Benny! He met us at the bait shop on our way into town to help purchase the accurate licenses, and then picked us up directly from our hotel (Clark’s) the next morning to get after it early. The fish weren’t biting as much as ...Read More

Eric A.


Great trip, great fishing, and a great guide.

Teressa C.


Our hopes for this charter were to get the chance to reel in a huge fish and to fill the freezer back home, and well, we got more than we hoped for to say the least! The boat was spacious, clean, and safe for our 10 year old son to ...Read More

James P.


Had an amazing trip, Captain Benny really knows the area as well as the timing of the day. He took his time to make sure a newbie got the best experience ever! Thank you captain

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 QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code 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!