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This 12 hour is for the serious angler! Captain JW will help you chase down some serious sportfish denizens like Tuna, Marlin, and Sailfish!...Read More
What's On located on South Padre Island, Texas offers a variety of fishing charters. They are perfect for first-timers and families as well as the experienced angler. Charters are led by JW Watson on his boat named, "What's On." JW is an experienced fisherman and avid outdoorsman. With What's On you can venture out past the state water (9 mile) threshold to explore the open ocean!
Everything is provided by Captain JW and his Crew From rods and tackle to expert guidance and tips. All the deckhands and responsible crew members tirelessly work around the clock to ensure that you as guests are accompanied by professionalism and are comfortable on the boat while catching your favorite fish. All deckhands will help you with rigging your lines, baiting your hook, teaching those with less experience proper fishing techniques, offering those who may get sick small comforts, cleaning your fish, and so much more. Your gratuity is how they get paid, so please show them, love, if you are happy or satisfied with the service they provided you!
Captain JW grew up in South Texas, and has always enjoyed fishing out on the water, and he enjoys getting to share this love of fishing with others. One of his firm beliefs is that you can't catch a fish if your hook isn't in the water... Thus he works hard to make sure you always have a line out! Whether that's trolling out to your destination, bottom fishing, site-casting, jigging, or any manner of fishing. If the method catches fish, Captain JW knows how to do it!
We had a great time on our five hour morning trip ! For most of us on the trip it was out first time deep sea fishing and they were very knowledgeable. They taught us the basic and kept everything running smoothly. There were some rough waters so it made ...Read More it difficult for us to fish for red snapper. JW and Tyler got us set up for trolling and we were able to catch 4 King fish! When we finished one of the places they recommended to get the fish cooked wasTom & Jerry’s . We had them fry half and the other half was blackened and all turned out delicious.
Productive day on the water, pretty much caught our limit in snapper. great guided trip with Jeremiah and JW these guys were quick and made sure we were productive even with some rain.
Our captain was amazing along with his deckhand. They were both very knowledgeable. We had a party of 6 with 4 being kids. They were very patient and got us on fish. We tried a few spots until they found where the fish were bitting. They kept the kids entertained ...Read More and helped teach them what they needed to know. Will be booking again!
Had a great time fishing with these guys. Trip got cut a little short due to some bad weather but these guys really put in the work to make what we could of the time we had. Every one in my crew got to reel in a King Mackerel. Definitely ...Read More would recommend and will use again when back in the area.
Captain JW went above and beyond to make sure we had a good trip. With weather moving in it looked like our trip would have to be cancelled but JW adjusted his schedule to get us out on the water. The bite was slow but JW did everything he could ...Read More to get us on some fish and in the end we had a great time.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, 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 go fishing. 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.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
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.
No meal provided.
Ice Box, Rods, reels, tackle & Fighting Chair
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Food and drinks
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%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 1 days before the trip.
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State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597, United States