Based on South Padre Island, Texas, What’s On Fishing specializes in taking their clients out for a great day on the water. Your age and expertise will not lessen your experience – the crew can cater to both complete novices and seasoned veterans. Families are also welcome to join in with this adventure!
Introduce your kids to fishing and enjoy a smile on your child’s face when they reel in their first ever fish. Bring your fishing buddies with you or have a ‘father and son’ day out on the water. Fish with your colleagues and friends and have fun! Truly everyone is welcome!
Just find a trip that suits you best and join the crew aboard the ‘What’s On?’. She is a beautiful 35’ Bertram with plenty of space for up to 6 anglers. The What’s On can cruise at a top speed of 24 knots thanks to her twin 320 Caterpillar engines. Built back in 1982, she was overhauled in 2017.
The What’s On is fully rigged with electronics and advanced technologies to put you on fish. She has a fighting chair, a flybridge, outriggers, and downriggers. As well as that, the What’s On has a restroom onboard.
Your trip will take you fishing for whatever patrols the waters up to 80 miles offshore, including, but not limited to, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, and Cobia, to name a few. If you are after something big and feisty, the crew will show you the hottest spots to battle Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, White Marlin, and Black Marlin.
Purchase a fishing license, grab your food and drinks, and step on board the What’s On. All rods, reels, tackle, bait, and lures will be provided for you on the trip. The crew will clean your keeper fish at the end of the trip so it will be ready to go straight into the frying pan when you get home!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Bertram (Convertible) originally built in 1982, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 320HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
South Padre Island Fishing Calendar
FAQs about What's On Fishing
- $750 per group - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
- $750 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
- $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
- $1,500 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
- $1,800 per group - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait (Prepared in advance or caught during the trip)
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- First Mate (Tips are not mandatory)
- Offshore Fishing (Up to 80 miles)
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
- King Mackerel (Kingfish)
- Marlin (Blue)
- Marlin (White)
- Snapper (Red)
- Tuna (Blackfin)
- Tuna (Yellowfin)