Pricing & Availability

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Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Redfish, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tripletail


Light Tackle, Artificial Lures

About Your Trip

If you’ve never been fishing in South Padre Island before, then you’re missing out! And if you’re looking for a knowledgeable charter captain to take you out, Captain George is a great choice.

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About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain George Strader of George's Fishing Charter is a constant in the Port Isabel / South Padre Island fishing community. Captain George was born and raised fishing the Laguna Madre, and started his Port Isabel fishing charters company over 25 years ago.

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April 2, 2021


Verified Review

I had asked in a popular Facebook Group for recommendations for a guide in SPI. We were planning a trip and I wanted to take my wife, who has never been bay fishing. Several people in the group recommended George but no one told me how to contact him. ...Read More

Jeremy C.

May 23, 2020

My Buddy and I went on an evening trip with Captain George and had a blast ... we caught our limit of redfish and 4 keeper specs we caught a bunch more but they were either small or wrong species (hardheads). Once we returned to the pier, he and Jerry ...Read More

Jimmy J.

July 26, 2019

Capt George was extremely friendly and went above and beyond to provide us with a great South Padre Island fishing experience. We limited out on Speckled Trout and caught one very nice flounder. The amazing thing was that we had other fishing guides around the vicinity and none ...Read More

Hans N.

May 22, 2020

Had a great time - wonderful experience! Captain George did a great job finding the best fishing areas. Recommend Captain George for anyone wanting to have a great fishing experience in South Padre.

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


quality rods, reels, and tackle by STX. Live bait, lures, and bottled water are also included in the price of the trips

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, 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 customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park, South Padre Island, TX, USA