Reel Hard Charters

Explore the wonderful Texan coast and have a great fishing adventure with Reel Hard Charters! Captain Paul Pennington has been fishing for over 30 years, so he’s the best person to take you out of Oyster Creek. He’ll take you to all the secret spots only locals know about, and he’ll make sure you have a great time.

Hop aboard his 30’ Stamas center console boat. The vessel accommodates up to 6 people and it’s powered by two 250 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engines, ensuring a fast and smooth ride to the fishing spots. The boat is equipped with all the necessary navigational electronics, a livewell, and it features a head.

The Gulf is known as one of the most abundant bodies of water in the world, and the views you’ll get off the coast of Texas are stunning. There’s a variety of fish species that make it their home, so you’ll have something to target year-round. Expect to come across creatures like Amberjack, Bonito, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Marlin, Snapper, and King Mackerel.

Capt. Paul will be waiting for you with all the equipment necessary to make the most out of your fishing trip. He’ll provide you with rods, reels, and tackle, as well as live bait and artificial lures. At the end of the day, he’ll be happy to clean and fillet your fish, so you can take it home for a nice family dinner.

Speaking of family, this is a great charter for a family adventure. Kids are welcome to come aboard, and you can make this trip into an amazing memory for them. Just make sure you have a fishing license, as well as some food and drinks for your refreshment, and don’t forget some sunscreen!

Join Reel Hard Charters and have the time of your life on the waters kissing the shores of Texas!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (AM) – Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Dec 31
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    This is a private charter that will have you spend the whole day chasing Red Snapper, as well as a variety of other species like Amberjack, Bonito, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, and King Mackerel. The captain will provide you with all the fishing gear necessary, so all you need to bring is some food and drinks to stay refreshed, as well as sunscreen for protection, and you're ready for some fun!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Dec 31
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    If you're looking to get a few more hours of sleep, book this trip and head out on the stunning Gulf waters in the afternoon. You'll be fishing for a variety of species like Amberjack, Bonito, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Marlin, Snapper, and King Mackerel. You'll have all the equipment ready for you, just bring some sunscreen, some food and drinks, and you're all set!
  • Shared trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM) – Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Dec 31
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    If you're looking to get that record Snapper and make yourself a nice dinner when you get back home, this is the trip for you! You'll spend 6 hours in the beautiful waters of the Gulf reeling in some big ones. All the fishing equipment will be provided, so just pack some food and drinks, some sunscreen, and come get your dose of Snapper fishing!
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About the Captain

Paul Pennington
Oyster Creek, Texas, United States
4 Fishing Reports
27 Customer Reviews
Response time 18 hours
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, Amberjack, Grouper, and various reef fish species, and many more.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)

Boat Specs

Stamas (Center console) originally built in 1997. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha 250 4 Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 36 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

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.

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 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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