Pricing & Availability

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Species

Black Drum, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

Techniques

Light Tackle, Drift Fishing

About Your Trip

Join Captain Walter for a peaceful day of exploring the local waters.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Majek Illusion
Boat Length: 25 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 250 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain Walter Bode of Bode's Bay Fishing Charter Guide Service fishing South Padre Island Texas is an expert with over 20 years of experience. Captain Walter has developed intimate knowledge of these waters and offers productive Laguna Madre bay fishing charters at competitive rates.

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Reviews

Anthony
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October 20, 2021

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Capt Walt did a great job getting my wife and I on fish!!!! All in all a great day of Inshore fishing catching speckled trout!!!!

Charles
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July 20, 2021

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We had a great time! He put us on trout first thing. We ran out of bait, but not his fault. He worked hard to put us on red fish, but we just didn’t find them. My wife was thrilled at the whole experience and loved catching fish, even hard heads!

Allison
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July 14, 2021

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Walter was amazing. I had four boys and me on the trip. The two younger boys (10) were pretty high maintenance and he was so patient and kind to them. The two older boys were less hands-on. We had a great conversation, laughed a lot. He went above and ...Read More

Cory
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July 2, 2021

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Captain Walter knew the spot, got us there early and we pulled in our limit. My kids caught their first fish ever and my wife caught two seagulls...thats a crazy story but Captain Walter knew exactly what to do. My favorite part was we were pulling trout up every time ...Read More

Tim
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June 10, 2021

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Capt Bode was an all around good guy. Took my son and I on a fishing trip in June of 2021. Didn’t have a ton of luck (got 3 total - 2 keepers), but it’s called fishing - not killing! We had a good time. Capt Bode was patient ...Read More

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, at an additional fee

Location

This trip has multiple pickup locations.

Weather

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.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, don’t forget to bring a cooler with you.

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

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597, United States