Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters

Captain Hector Lopez has been fishing since he was a child and loves to share his passion with his customers. You’ll have fun on a trip with Capt. Hector and leave as close friends.

Your group of up to 5 anglers will be spending the day on a 25’ Majek Illusion boat. This vessel will provide you with a stable ride and get you to the fishing grounds quickly with its 300 HP Mercury engine. The boat is equipped with full safety and navigational gear, so you can fish with peace of mind.

You’ll be fishing for Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Snook, and Black Drum. Fish cleaner on site and can fillet the fish. You can take it home with you after the trip. Have a cooler with ice to transport them back home in.

Children over 4 are welcome on board. The captain has life vests in a variety of sizes, with the smallest being suitable for a 4-year-old.

Capt. Hector will supply you with reels, light tackle, and medium light rods. This will help you catch your fish. Please bring a small cooler for your food and drinks.

Everyone over 16 on board will need to buy a fishing license before the day of the trip.
There is an additional charge of $100 for live croaker when in season (May-August)

Book a trip today with Captain Hector Lopez Fishing Guide for an unforgettable adventure the whole family will enjoy.

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Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Morning Private Bay Fishing
    Just booked! Last booked: 7 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Dec 31
    US $500
    Spend 5 hours fishing the Lower Laguna Madre. You'll be able to target Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. The rods and reels for the trip are included. Everyone over 16 must buy a fishing license for the date of the trip. You are welcome to bring a small cooler with snacks and drinks (alcohol is welcomed). The live bait fee is $100 (live croaker when available). Se Habla Español
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Ladyfish
    Ladyfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Tripletail
    Tripletail
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Needlefish
    Needlefish
    Whiting
    Whiting
  • Private trip
    Private Bay Fishing Afternoon
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Sep 30
    US $500
    Spend 5 hours fishing the Lower Laguna Madre. You'll be able to target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. The rods and reels for the trip are included. Everyone over 16 must buy a fishing license for the date of the trip. You are welcome to bring a small cooler with snacks and drinks (alcohol is welcomed). The live bait fee is $100 (live croaker when available). Se habla Español
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Flounder
    Flounder
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FAQs about Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters

Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Morning Private Bay Fishing (5 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Private Bay Fishing Afternoon (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System Stereo system
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (At customers request not included on price )
  • Lures

Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Capt.Hector Lopez Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Hector Lopez Jr
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
9 Fishing Reports
134 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Capt. Hector has been fishing the Laguna Madre bay system since he was 8 years old, but decided to start fishing professionally full time in 2010. He always wanted to be a science teacher or a coach. Fishing mixes his love of biology with helping people achieve their potential. He loves nature and making his passion his career was the best decision he's made. The best thing about being a captain is the memories and smiles he creates for customers, together with a beautiful experience they will not forget. You'll come on a fishing trip with Capt. Hector as a customer, but you'll be back fishing with him again as a friend and part of the family!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat specs

Majek (Flats boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 300HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Stereo system
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
At customers request not included on price
Lures

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Min. age 4, life vests provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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