Come and visit the charming community of Port Isabel, Texas. You can take a stroll around the local lighthouse, or enjoy the sights of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife. Those lovely things aside, this region has some good opportunities for fishing. So contact R&R Fishing Adventures and get yourself a chance to bag some fresh fish. Captain Russel Robinson will guide you around and he’ll share his vast fishing knowledge with you.

You’ll be cruising the are on board the Custom Carolina Skiff, a flats boat model from 2008. It can accommodate groups of up to 6 guests. The boat is 24’ and it is fitted with a single Yamaha F-150 engine that can reach top speeds of 45 knots. You’ll be going from one fishing spot to another in no time.

This charter covers the inshore areas that include local flats. Regardless of the season, chances are the fish is biting. It’s just a question of which species are more available than the others, so check with the crew. You may encounter tasty fish like Mangroove Snapper, Flounder and Sheepshead, just to name a few. When it comes to fishing techniques you can use several, like light tackle, spinning, and fly fishing.

Before you start your fishing session don’t forget to acquire your Texas fishing license as the charter doesn’t cover it. However, as for the necessary fishing gear, lures, and bait, they will be waiting for you on board. If you get lucky you may keep your catch, or release it.  It’s up to you. If you do keep it, the crew will happily help you with the cleaning. Families with children are welcome.

Have yourself a couple of relaxing days in Port Isabel, Texas, and give yourself a chance to bag some yummy fish. Don’t miss out and book a trip with R&R Outdoor Adventures.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Play Day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    This 3- hour trip is for the not-so-hardcore anglers. We get to do a little bit of everything: go see the Shrimp boats, look for Seashells, a little bit of bird watching, fishing, and a bit of swimming.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Catch & Release
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $375
    This trip is for the anglers that do not want to fill the boat with fish. Come catch and release various fish using topwater lures, rubber worms, etc.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    This 5-hour trip is for anglers of all experience levels. This half day fishing trip is for 2 people 5 hours of fishing $375 only $75 more per person.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    This 8-hour trip offers the anglers a little more time to target different species without a rush. Spend a whole day on the water and don't worry about the time.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    With this 10-hour trip, you get the same fishing experience as the 5 and 8 hour trips except we get to venture further from the dock With the extended 10 hour fishing trip you get the same experience as the 5-Hour and 8hr trip except we get to travel to further fishing locations and use a variety of fishing techniques with the luxury of being able to take a break every now and then to really enjoy the trip.
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About the Captain

Russell Robinson
Port Isabel, Texas, United States
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20 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2019

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish Ladyfish

Boat specs

Custom Carolina Skiff (Flats boat) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha F-150 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Shallow water sport fishing in lower Laguna Madre

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano rods & reels
Live Bait
Shrimp mullet grunt croaker
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 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
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
Checks

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Tracy F.
Houston, TX
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Half Day Morning Trip w/Capt. Russell

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 28, 2022
I asked around for a guide that would target mangrove snapper, along with any of the normal bay game fish. From the moment...
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Amanda H.
Clyde, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Russell Robinson

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 29, 2022
You don’t always catch a lot of fish, but that’s why they call it fishing not catching. Russell still put us on them, just...
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Sheri L.
Denton, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3 Hour Fun Tril

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Play Day on June 26, 2022
We took our 10 yr old son and grandson on the fun trip with Captain Russell. 5 hours later and they are still talking about...
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Tim F.
Austin, TX
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on August 26, 2022
I would highly recommend Captain Russell.  He knew exactly where the fish were and we caught enough to cook for our lunch...
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Tressie J.
Port Isabel, Texas
Excellent
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3hr Fun Day with Captain Russell

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Play Day on June 1, 2022
An experience my family will never forget! A half day full of fun including dolphin and bird watching, sea shell and hermit...
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FAQs about R&R Outdoor Adventures

R&R Outdoor Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group, additional $35 per person after 2 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Play Day (3 hours)
  • $375 per group, additional $65 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Catch & Release (5 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with R&R Outdoor Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with R&R Outdoor Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano rods & reels)
  • Live Bait (Shrimp mullet grunt croaker )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

R&R Outdoor Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing (Shallow water sport fishing in lower Laguna Madre)

R&R Outdoor Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging

Top targeted fish species with R&R Outdoor Adventures include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Ladyfish
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Weakfish