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Fishing Info


Light Tackle, Artificial Lures

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead

About Your Trip

Climb aboard with Captain Jim Garrison of Redfish Rope Charters and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing!

Captain Jim launches these trips out of Seadrift or Port O’Connor, depending on the weather, the season, or where the fish are biting harder. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour adventures, you’ll be reelin’ in some Redfish but Captain Jim loves to target Trout as well. You might also reel in some Flounder and Sheepshead.

You’ll need to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as some food and drinks. Other than that, Captain Jim will take care of the rest. He’ll provide all rods, reels, tackle, and bait. He will also provide ice and an ice chest for your day’s catch. These trips can accommodate four people, so make sure you bring some good company!

Come on down and make some memories with Captain Jim and Redfish Rope Charters!

About Your Boat

Boat type: Bay Boat

Boat Manufacturer: Triton

Boat length: 22ft

Engine Manufacturer: Mercury

Engine HP: 200HP

Number of engines: 1

Extras: Boat is loaded with all the required safety gear, including adult and children life jackets, first aid kit, and fire extinguisher.

About Your Guide

Captain Jim Garrison offers Rockport fishing charters for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Captain Jim was born in Mission, Texas and grew up calf roping and team roping on horseback in Kyle, Texas on a 3,000 acre working cow/calf ranch. He's brought that same competitive spirit to his fishing charters for 17 years and counting.

Captain Jim fell in love with saltwater fishing about 20 years ago and never looked back. He fishes the inshore bays and backwaters of the Texas Coastal Bend from Port O'Connor and Seadrift, Texas to Rockport, from Espiritu Santo Bay to Aransas Bay.

Captain Jim hosts trips aboard his 22' Triton Bay Flight Tunnel Hull with a Mercury 200 HP outboard motor. His boat is loaded with all the required safety gear, including adult and child life jackets, a first aid kit, and a fire extinguisher.

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July 9, 2021


Verified Review

4 of us went out with Jim Garrison on july 9 after very heavy rains. I'm talking 20 inches. The whole town was flooded but he still managed to get us on the water. Jim did his absolute best to try and put us on the fish. We fished Rockport to Port Aransas but just couldn't find the fish. The weather was great. While we wernt catching any limits of fish He kept us amused with all his stories, Lots of laughter. I would recommend him to others. Donald Shellenbarger Victoria, Tx


September 19, 2020


Verified Review

Captain Jim not only took us on short notice, but he Made our trip very enjoyable with his outgoing personality. We were catching fish and laughing almost the entire time. I would definitely recommend Captain Jim to friends and family.

Paul M.

September 25, 2019

My wife and I just had our third trip with Capt. Jim, and it was amazing as always! We caught redfish all day and had a blast doing it. The fishing is only part of the fun though - Capt. Jim is a great person, and we love being on the water with him. We will always use Capt. Jim. He is the only guide for us!

James B.

March 7, 2019

We fished with Captain Jim Garrison for the first time in July and had a very successful fishing trip. We headed out early that morning and anchored off about 6:30 and began to fish. After landing a couple hard head, and two trout, the red drum’s started to bite. We were pulling them in faster than we could get rebated, it was a blast. My son and I along with my two buddies had our limit in about 2 hrs. The largest red being around 32 - 34 in. brought in by my 5 year old and I after battling it for about 8 minutes. Captain Jim was the best guide I’ve had and we’re looking forward to taking many more trips with him in the future.

Hammer .

December 6, 2019

We fished with Captain Jim Garrison last Friday behind a cold front from my past experiences with fishing behind a cold front has not been good but Captain Jim put us on the fish with 3 blue catfish and limited out on Redfish using live bait we had a great time and Jim is a awesome fishing guide and very friendly person who has a great knowledge on how and where to fish on the gulf coast i go 6 to 7 times a year fishing and i highly recommend him to anyone wanting to have fun and catch fish at the same time i will be going back soon thanks Redfish Roper Charters !



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.


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.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels & tackle, Live Bait, Lures, Catch cleaning & filleting

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, long sleeved shirt, polarized sunglasses

Required Items

Texas saltwater fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a 10-20% customary tip.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

Cove Harbor South, Rockport, TX 78382, United States

Start Time(s)

07:00 AM, 01:00 PM, 02:00 PM


4 hours, 6 hours, 8 hours,