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Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure

4 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 4 People | Trip #245

About Your Trip

Climb aboard with Captain Jim and experience an amazing day of inshore fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast!

Captain Jim launches his trips from Seadrift down to Rockport, depending on the weather, the season, where the fish are biting hardest, and most importantly: where you're located. That's right, Captain Jim is willing to travel for you to ensure you have the best fishing experience. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour adventures, you’ll mainly be reelin’ ... Read More

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
Independent Guide
25 Years of Experience
Beginner Oriented
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Jim
Captain Jim 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 ... Read More

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
40 in red
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
To go BBQ
What’s your favorite band?
Old country
What’s your favorite movie?
Rio lobo
What’s your favorite sports team?
Pro rodeo cowboy
What’s your drink of choice?
Tea , Dr pepper
What was your last halloween costume?
What do you want for Christmas this year?
How did you get started guiding?
Like to fish gave me a reson to be on the water more. Now just enjoy meeting new friends and catching fish
What makes you different from other guides?
I like too have fun making the day more enjoyable, helping customers become better fisherman more knowledgeable and confident in their own abilities on the water
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Start Location

Cove Harbor South, Rockport, TX 78382, United States | Bodies of water fished: Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay, Espiritu Santo Bay

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Boat is loaded with all the required safety gear, including adult and children life jackets, first aid kit, and fire extinguisher.

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.


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.


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead


Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, long sleeved shirt, polarized sunglasses. Rods, reels & tackle, Live Bait, Lures, Catch cleaning & filleting 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 credit back to your account).

Pricing Matrix

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4 People
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1 Person

Pricing & Availability

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Have questions? Reach out and mention trip #245



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April 13

Captain Jim took me and my husband out and we had a blast he knew the area very well and was knowledgeable of where the bites would be. Would definitely book again


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October 21

Slow fishing but Captain Jim went above and beyond to find fish for us.


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October 17

Great experience with Captain Jim! Super friendly with tons of stories about his life experiences. Fishing was slow across the area the day we went, big changes in weather dropped the temps but got a couple of keeper reds and all kinds of other different fish which was fun to ...Read More


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September 22

Four Stars because the folks are still raising the bar on perfection!
My son and I share birthdays and decided we'd like to try a trip out of Rockport. Found Captain Experience on Google and that started a great trip. Communication, planning and efficiency are all traits these folks ...Read More


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August 18

Captain Jim was AWESOME! We had a blast, caught our limit, got lots of sun and fun - will definitely book again!


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July 16

Jim was an amazing captain. He is very personal and friendly. The stories he can tell you are entertaining. Fishing was slow but he kept on trying to find fish for us. End of the day catch on redfish made our day.


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July 8

We didn't catch any keepers. Great boat ride, he took us to several spots. Country boy just relaxed. We baited our own reels.


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July 7

Had a great time, Jim had great stories and really enjoyed our time on the water.


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June 25

We had a great experience with Captain Jim. I would book him again should we find ourselves back in RockPort. I would recommend Captain Experiences to other.


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June 11

Captain Jim was fantastic! Unfortunately we weren’t able to get on some redfish, but man did he try. Super friendly and full of great stories. Will definitely be booking with him again during a better time of year. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone, we had a blast.


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May 12

Captain Jim was absolutely awesome. He's a "good ole boy" like me. Put us on some amazing fish 🐠🐟. His knowledge, stories,and attitude are all 5 star ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. He's our guide from now on. Do yourself a favor and book a trip with Jim. You will be glad you did. ...Read More


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April 28

Full of good times and good stories.


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April 2

AWSOME! Great guide , great personality and a true Good Ol' boy. Highly recommended 👌. We will use him again. Thanks Capt. Jim.


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March 11

We had a wonderful family trip fishing with Captain Jim! We caught a little bit of everything and had a great time.


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January 18

I booked a last minute trip with captain Jim from the captains experience site while visiting my parents in San Antonio. I’m glad I picked him, within five minutes of anchoring I caught my first red fish and kept catching fish all morning. He is very knowledgeable and made it ...Read More


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September 21

We enjoyed our fishing trip with Captain Jim.
We caught some keepers. He taught us a few fishing tips and was also entertaining.
We can't wait for our next trip.


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September 3

Captain Jim was amazing! Despite the weather he put us on the fish and shared the techniques on how to get them in the boat. With exception of the weather we could not have asked for a better trip or captain. Definitely recommend! And we will ...Read More


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March 13

Our trip with Capt Jim was great! We all enjoyed our first salt water fishing trip and look forward to the next one!


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July 26

Capt. Jim took out my dad, brother in law, and myself for a 6 hour trip. It started off a little slow but he put us on fish and we were able to land some nice reds, black drum, and even a flounder. Had a great trip and got to ...Read More


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July 9

4 of us went out with Jim 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 ...Read More


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September 19

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.

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 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 credit for the full deposit of the trip to be used on any of our trips across the country. Your safety is our top concern.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!