Dunkin Guide Systems and Captain Douglas invite you to experience the best Texas inshore angling around. With ‘No Catch - No Pay’ guarantee, you will be able to enjoy a healthy dose of outstanding catches and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Capt. Douglas welcomes fishermen of all ages and skill levels. Introduce your kids to these productive waters and enjoy seeing their smile when they reel in their first ever catch. Or master your cast with an experienced guide who has been fishing South Padre Island for over 3 decades.

You will be checking the bite in the inshore waters, flats, and backcountry. It’s also possible to head just a little further out and check other productive spots. You will be trolling, jigging, and light tackle spinning for Tarpon, Sheepshead, Flounder, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, and Kingfish.

Dunkin Guide Systems will take you out aboard a 22’ Dargle center console, a brand-new fishing machine. This spacious boat comes powered by a single 200 HP Suzuki engine and can cruise at a top speed of 32 knots. The boat can take up to 5 anglers to fish in comfort and style. It is outfitted with a GPS, a fishfinder, a wireless trolling motor for a professional experienced, and a livewell loaded with bait.

All trips include rods, tackle, reels, bait, lures, and a complimentary fish cleaning service. You will need to have a valid Texas fishing license, bring something to eat and drinks, and show up.



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  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 11 minutes ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    Beat the heat and spend your morning on the water. This trip departs at 7:30 and will take you fishing for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, and many other species. As always no catch no pay policy. The captain has got 35 years of bay fishing experience. Family and kids are always welcome.
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About the Captain

Douglas Dunkin
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
7 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
147 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2018
I have always fished these waters since the early '70's with my grandfather. I have been a charter captain most of my adult life. I love being on the water and teaching people how to fish. That's why I have a no fish no pay policy. I use live bait or artificial depending on clients and what the fish are responding to.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Dargle (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 147 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Michael C.
Canyon Lake, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on June 27, 2022
I do a lot of guided fishing trips in Texas and Louisiana and Capt. Doug is the best. I have a autistic son and Doug gave him...
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Lee E.
Houston, Texas
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day Morning trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 4, 2022
Another great experience fishing on Capt. Douglas Dunkin’s boat.  He does a great job getting you on the Fish and even offers...
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Federico D.
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day fishing with Cptn Doug

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on March 6, 2022
The weather condition were not the best for fishing in the Bay, too much wind.  But Doug was able to get us to some fishing...
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Michael P.
Poolville, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Doug Duncan

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 13, 2022
Had a great time today. Took three teenage boys with us and they had a blast. The captain was very knowledgeable, we limited...
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Kevin B.
Cypress, TX
Excellent
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Good Half-Day Trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 3, 2022
Three of us went out with Doug for a half-day of fishing.  Doug knew where the fish were and we are able to catch a cooler’s...
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FAQs about Dunkin Guide Systems

Dunkin Guide Systems offers the following trip to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Dunkin Guide Systems, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Dunkin Guide Systems include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Dunkin Guide Systems offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Dunkin Guide Systems offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Dunkin Guide Systems include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon