Reelhard Fishin Charters – 30'

In demand!

Get ready to put your body, mind, and soul to work on an epic deep sea battle against some of the toughest fighting fish. Reelhard Fishin Charters specializes in offshore and nearshore excursions, delivering some of the most intense, rod-bending action off the Gulf Coast of Texas. Your captain, Paul Pennington, has over 30 years of experience fishing these local waters and is one of the most dedicated guides you’ll find.

Your trip will take place on a 30’ Stamas center console. She’s powered by twin 225 HP Yamaha engines, equipped with top-notch navigational electronics, and outfitted with outriggers and downriggers for trolling. She’s spacious and comfortable, accommodating up to 6 guests and has a private head on board for those extra-long rides.

On nearshore trips, you’ll head up to 12 miles from the coast to battle a wide range of species. You’ll be able to bottom fish for Snapper and Grouper or chase after fast Kingfish. On offshore trips, you can go even further to hook Mahi, Wahoo, and Shark, or fish the rigs to target Amberjack and many more!

Blue Water excursions are set aside for the most die-hard anglers but are also fun for beginners looking for their first deep sea adventure. Even if it’s your first time being more than 70 miles from shore, Capt. Paul and his first mate will work tirelessly to hook you up. On these trips, you can expect to target White Marlin, Sailfish, and other types of Billfish, as well as various Tuna species, including the prestigious Bluefin Tuna.

No matter which trip you choose, you’ll have state-of-the-art rods and reels, as well as bait and lures available on board. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license prior to the trip, bring along some food and drinks to stay replenished, and don’t forget the sunscreen!

Capt. Paul is known for working endlessly to give each customer the experience they deserve. So get ready to reel in some prize-worthy fish and join Reelhard Fishin Charters on your next deep sea adventure!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Blue Water
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is reserved for the craziest "fin-atics" out there! Get ready to head up to 75 miles offshore to battle some of the toughest fighting species of the Gulf. You'll target various Tuna species, including the prestigious Bluefin and Yellowfin. You'll also have a chance to reel in a variety of Billfish, such as the mighty White Marlin and Sailfish. Fishing tackle, bait, and fuel are included in the price. All you need is a fishing license, some food, drinks, and sunscreen and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready to either troll for pelagics or bottom fish for delicious bottom-dwellers. Eight hours gives you plenty of time to try out a couple of techniques and target a wide range of species. You'll be heading up to 40 miles offshore to target Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, Amberjack, Grouper and more. Rods, tackle, bait, and fuel are included. Just be sure to get a fishing license prior to the trip, bring some essential items like food and drinks, and get ready for a fun full day of fishing along the Gulf.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Nearshore
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you'll head 12 miles into the Gulf to target a variety of nearshore species. Get ready to put up a fight against some monster Snapper, King Mackerel, Ling, Sharks, and many more. Fishing equipment is provided, just be sure to purchase a fishing license prior to your trip, pack some snacks, drinks, a hat, and sunblock and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (White)
Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Stamas (Center console) originally built in 1997. Powered by 2 225HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

30 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Paul Pennington
Oyster Creek, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
12 Customer Reviews
5 reports
ID & Licence verified
Response time within an hour
Member since may 2017
Captain Paul Pennington has been fishing for over 30 years. Paul specializes in both inshore and offshore fishing. He knows the waters in and around Texas like the back of his hand and is often found guiding his clients in and around the reefs, rigs, and wrecks. Paul's catches include Kingfish, Ling, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Sharks, Wahoo, Trout, Redfish, Grouper and various reef fish species, and many more.

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