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Spi Bay Fishing

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5 Hours
4 People
$750.00
3 People
$600.00
2 People
$500.00
1 Person
$500.00
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About Your Trip

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather

Embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Fred's Bay Fishing Charters in South Padre Island! Nestled within the picturesque Gulf Coast of Texas, Captain Fred and his experienced crew offer an unparalleled opportunity to reel in the catch of a lifetime. With a deep passion for angling and an intimate knowledge of the local waters, Captain Fred's charters promise an exciting and educational experience for anglers of all skill levels. Step aboard a well-equipped...

About Your Trip

Embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Fred's Bay Fishing Charters in South Padre Island! Nestled within the picturesque Gulf Coast of Texas, Captain Fred and his experienced crew offer an unparalleled opportunity to reel in the catch of a lifetime. With a deep passion for angling and an intimate knowledge of the local waters, Captain Fred's charters promise an exciting and educational experience for anglers of all skill levels.

Step aboard a well-equipped
fishing vessel that caters to your comfort and safety, ensuring a seamless journey from start to finish. Whether you're a seasoned angler looking for that trophy-worthy gamefish or a novice eager to learn the ropes, Captain Fred's patient guidance and expert insights will enhance your fishing prowess. The bountiful waters of South Padre Island teem with a diverse range of species, from the elusive Redfish and Trout to the powerful Snook and Flounder, offering endless possibilities for a remarkable catch.

Beyond the thrill of the catch, Captain Fred's Bay Fishing Charters also provides an opportunity to soak in the natural beauty of South Padre Island's coastline, creating lasting memories against the backdrop of shimmering waters and breathtaking sunsets. With a commitment to sustainability and responsible fishing practices, Captain Fred's team ensures the preservation of these pristine waters for generations to come.

For an authentic and rewarding fishing experience that combines excitement, relaxation, and the wonders of nature, Captain Fred's Bay Fishing Charters stands as the ultimate choice for your South Padre Island adventure. Cast your line, reel in the adventure, and make memories that will last a lifetime with Captain Fred and his dedicated team.
Amenities

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for an additional fee.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Live bait is included for this trip.

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather

Kid Friendly

This trip can cater to kids.

Flexible Cancelation

This trip can be canceled for a refund up to 14 days before the trip.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Disability Friendly

This trip is not suited for those with disabilities.

Lunch

Please provide your own food / snacks.

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About Your Guide

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Captain Fred

Independent Guide
Talkative
Intense
Instructional
Expert Oriented
Comfortable
Quality
Fred, a seasoned hunting and fishing guide, operates in the diverse landscapes of Texas, offering outdoor enthusiasts the chance to experience the best of the Lone Star State. With a wealth of experience in both fishing and hunting, he specializes in providing unforgettable adventures in various locations, from the Lower Laguna Madre area to Arroyo City, Port Mansfield, Corpus Christi, and beyond. Whether you're angling in the Gulf of Mexico for trophy fish like Red...

About Your Guide

Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Fred

Captain Fred

Independent Guide
Fred, a seasoned hunting and fishing guide, operates in the diverse landscapes of Texas, offering outdoor enthusiasts the chance to experience the best of the Lone Star State. With a wealth of experience in both fishing and hunting, he specializes in providing unforgettable adventures in various locations, from the Lower Laguna Madre area to Arroyo City, Port Mansfield, Corpus Christi, and beyond. Whether you're angling in the Gulf of Mexico for trophy fish like Red Snapper and Mahi-Mahi or pursuing white wing doves, quail, ducks, turkeys, and big game in the great outdoors, Fred's expertise ensures that every expedition is a thrilling and successful experience in the beautiful natural settings of Texas.
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Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
72 Ib. Grouper
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Bbq

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
72 Ib. Grouper
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Bbq
What’s your favorite band?
Zz Top
What’s your favorite movie?
Tombstone
What’s your favorite sports team?
Dallas Cowboys
What’s your drink of choice?
Glen Livet Scotch
What was your last halloween costume?
Pirate
What do you want for Christmas this year?
A trip to Cabo San Lucas
How did you get started guiding?
I decided to become a guide because it goes hand in hand with my outdoor tv show and magazine. It’s called Texas Sportsman.
What makes you different from other guides?
I am the owner and host of my TV Show, it’s called Texas Sportsman, I have been fishing for 45 years in the bay. I am very knowledgeable of most of the different areas of the Laguna Madre .
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Start Location

Jim's Pier, West Swordfish Street, South Padre Island, TX, USA

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Dargle Scout
Year Built
1997
Boat Length
22'

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Dargle Scout
Year Built
1997
Boat Length
22'
Engine Manufacturer
Yamaha
Total Horsepower
150
Number of Engines
1
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Trip Details & Amenities

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for an additional fee.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Live bait is included for this trip.

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Kid Friendly

This trip can cater to kids.

Flexible Cancelation

This trip can be canceled for a refund up to 14 days before the trip.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Disability Friendly

This trip is not suited for those with disabilities.

Lunch

Please provide your own food / snacks.

Potential Target Species

  • Redfish

Techniques

  • Artificial Lure Fishing
  • Cut Bait Fishing
  • Light Tackle Fishing
  • Live Bait Fishing
  • Sight Casting

Everything Else to Know

Croaker available for an additional price 20$/dozen usually
You'll need to buy a fishing license before getting out there. Find out more about licenses here.
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%).
Cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip and receive credit back to your account.
If the weather doesn’t cooperate you’ll be covered by our 100% weather guarantee and you won’t lose your deposit.

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!