Experience Texas inshore fishing with Hyped Up Outfitters! Captain Matt Ledesma is an army veteran who grew up fishing. After he was done serving, he returned to his first passion – fishing. He wants to share this passion with other people, either by teaching novices how to catch their first fish, or by showing fishing’s therapeutic traits to other veterans.

The Fulton Harbor is where everything begins. Capt. Matt will welcome you aboard his 23’ Haynie catamaran that accommodates up to 4 guests. She is powered by a 250 HP Mercury engine that will swiftly take you to the best fishing spots. Kids are also welcome if they’re more than 5 years old; life jackets are provided for them.

You will mostly do bottom fishing and light tackle, targeting Redfish, Black Drum, and Speckled Trout. Capt. Matt will usually prepare live bait in advance and provide you with Penn fishing equipment. After the trip, the first mate will clean and fillet your catch. You will need to purchase a Texas saltwater fishing license in advance.

Capt. Matt will make sure to adjust the trip to your needs and skill level. He knows that some people want full guidance, while more experienced anglers like to do most of it on their own. Either way, with Hyped Up Outfitters you’re bound to have an amazing day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Dec 15
    $1,000
    This is the trip for you if you already know how amazing fishing can be! Break your record and catch more fish than ever before. Captain Matt will be by your side if you need his help. You will target Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Black Drum.
  • Private trip
    Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Dec 15
    $850
    Try out something different and join Captain Matt on a night fishing trip. It starts as soon as the sun sets. Make sure to bring warm clothes and don't forget your snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Dec 15
    $500
    On this 4-hour morning trip, Capt. Matt will take you bay fishing. You will go after Redfish, Black Drum and Speckled Trout. He will prepare your fishing equipment and live bait in advance, while you need to purchase your fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Dec 15
    $500
    On this 4 hour trip, Captain Matt will take you fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Black Drum. Don't forget to purchase your fishing license in advance, and bring some snacks. The captain will provide you with fishing equipment.
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About the Captain

Matt Ledesma
Fulton, Texas, United States
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24 Customer Reviews
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Member since January 2019
"I am a 6 year Army veteran, I also have a Class A CDL, but decided to become a captain due to my love of the water and to share my passion for fishing." Captain Matt also organizes occasional free trips for veterans, in order to provide them the same therapeutic experience he has with the ocean. He's great at teaching people how to fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Haynie (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 250HP Mercury Pro XS engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days 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.

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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 14, 2021
Been on a lot of guided trips in Rockport and this was by far the best!  Captain Mike got us on the reds and we were able...
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Half day. AM trip!!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 25, 2021
Great day on the water.  Matt took me to several holes. Great action.  Even hit a trout reef on the way back to dock. Would...
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Half day trip with Captain Matt

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 24, 2021
Matt and Logan were awesome! Very helpful and patient with us.  The only thing that would have made the day better would have...
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Great Trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 23, 2021
Great trip!  Had a great time!
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Half day morning trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 14, 2021
We had a grate time boat Capitan was very knowledgeable. About 2 hrs into the trip I hooked on to a approximately 4.5 foot...
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FAQs about Hyped Up Outfitters

Hyped Up Outfitters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Night Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hyped Up Outfitters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Hyped Up Outfitters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Hyped Up Outfitters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Hyped Up Outfitters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hyped Up Outfitters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout