Rockport Bay Fishing Trip

Starting at $650 | 7 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 4 People | Trip #1490

About Your Trip

Captain Will is the real deal! He knows how to get you on the Redfish, Trout, Drum, and Flounder for a spectacular day off the coast of South Texas! Based out of the Rockport area, he primarily fishes the Aransas, Copano, St. Charles, Carlos, Mesquite, Ayres, and San Antonio Bays, ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
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Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide William
Captain William has been a veteran small business owner in the outdoor industry for nearly 20 years. He loves to hunt and fish and recently retired from his successful taxidermy business in Boerne, TX to do more fishing. He served for 8 years in the USAF prior to that. He ... Read More

Start Location

131 Rob Johnson Circle, Rockport, TX 78382, United States | Bodies of water fished: San Antonio Bay, Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, St. Charles Bay, Mesquite Bay, Ayres Bay

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


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


Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Small ice chest with snacks and drinks. 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 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Gary E.


Outstanding experience with Cpt Will Smiley! Highly recommend for an enjoyable time in Rockport TX. We’ll be back!

William M.


Captain Will was great. We had an awesome time on the boat and caught several reds and a few trout worth keeping. I would highly recommend his services.


Verified Review Fishing

Was a great trip, will definetly be going again. He put us on the fish and kept us on them. We caught and released close to 50 reds between the four of us. Caught a couple oversize and kept some for dinner. He was awesome and helped us out every ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Captain Will is a good guide who is very professional and knows the fishery! His boat is very nice and clean and equipment is all ready to go. He is very efficient with the equipment so that you keep lines in the water as much possible time as you can. ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Great time with Captain Will. Friendly and very helpful while working hard to get us on fish. Thank you!!!

Sherri M.


Couldn’t ask for such a nice day! Captain was excellent and the water was awesome! Had cook some red fish when got to camper and it was delicious!!👍👍

Chuck Moerke


Fantastic experience, recommend it to everyone!

Dawana C.


My husband & I had a great time and we’re able to catch a good amount of fish. He was knowledgeable, friendly and gave me a few pointers. Everything was taken care of for us to enjoy the experience!

Steve Leanne Lancaster


Such a great trip and Will made it even better as a way to introduce saltwater fishing to my boy. He put us on the spot during a late season trip. Very professional and enjoyable for all. May be late in the game getting involved but my boy loved it. ...Read More

Jacinto De La Cruz


Capt. Will took my family of 2 young children and my wife out for Father's Day, and let me tell you, it was the best trip we have had on the water. It was the first time for all 4 of us to fish on a boat, and ...Read More

Larae Spurlock


Had a great time! Spent my husband’s 40th birthday out on the water with Will. Caught a few but learned lots!

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!