Bryan Ray's Fishing Adventures

14 reviews
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Join Bryan Ray’s Fishing Adventures and get ready to catch big fish in the Gulf of Mexico! Captain Bryan Ray has been fishing Texas state waters since he was a young boy. He holds a 100-Ton Coast Guard License and has been a professional guide since 1974. He invites customers of all ages and skill levels to join him on an unforgettable journey!

When it comes to big fish, Capt. Bryan’s got the know-how to put you on the catch of a lifetime. Whether you’re looking to bottom fish for Snapper or troll for Mahi, he’ll tailor your trip based on your preferences. You’ll have a chance to hit productive reefs that host a wide variety of bottom-dwellers and other species that feed off the seafloor.

While fishing inshore and nearshore, you’ll target Jack Crevalle, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and Tarpon. Further out, your target species will increase in amount and size. Out here, you’ll be going after Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Amberjack, Red Snapper, and more!

Your boat for the day is a 35’ Tiara express cruiser, an ideal vessel for offshore fishing in the Gulf. She comes with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, fishing tackle, and safety gear to ensure a successful day on the water. The inside of the cabin is air-conditioned, features a private toilet and kitchen, and has ample seating for everyone to kick back and relax while you cruise to the fishing grounds.

You’ll be provided with top-quality Shimano and Fin-Nor equipment. Fish cleaning services are included as well, so you can take your catch home for a tasty supper. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license, arrive 15 minutes early, and remember to grab some sun protection on your way out.

Feel free to bring a cooler with snacks and drinks or keep them in the captain’s icebox. Everything else will be taken care of, so start planning your adventure today and let Bryan Ray’s Fishing Adventure show you what fishing in Texas is all about!



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  • Private trip
    Billfish Bluewater Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    Extra time to head further out to look for Dolphin, Wahoo, Sailfish, and other bluewater species. Keep in mind, this is NOT a Marlin trip, with heavy tackle, going 50 miles out. This would be considered a Sailfish trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    Similar to the 4 hour trip, but more fishing time to get to Snapper reefs.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    You can go trolling up to 25 miles from the coast, hit up some local reefs, or fish the jetties. You'll target a range of species on this trip, including Red Snapper, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Barracuda, Cobia, and Little Tunny. Capt. Bryan's boat is one of the few boats in the area that can keep Red Snapper year-round, so get ready to bottom fish for delicious Snapper and other bottom-dwellers. Fishing tackle is included, so just be sure to buy a fishing license and arrive 15 minutes early!
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About the Captain

Bryan Ray
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
14 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2019
Captain Bryan Ray was born and raised in the Laguna Madre area and has been fishing the Gulf waters of southern Texas since he was a young boy. He grew up working at his grandparents’ marina until becoming a licensed guide in 1974. Today, Capt. Bryan holds a 100-Ton Coast Guard License which covers a vast area of fishing grounds. Whether you want to fish the jetties or head out on a deep sea adventure, he’s got you covered!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Tiara (Express cruiser) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 250HP Cummins engines.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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 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 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
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93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Gay M.
Port Isabel, Texas
 5.00
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Morning half day fishing with Captain Bryan Ray

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
Took my grandson and son in law out for their first deep sea fishing trip and was not disappointed, WE CAUGHT OUR LIMIT!!! ...
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John C.
Houston, TX
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 14, 2020
Captain was ready to head out as soon as we got to the office. He explained what we were going to do on the way out to the...
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Kenneth W.
Trenton, TX
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Bryan Ray!

VERIFIED   NEW  July 9, 2020
Had an awesome time on the water today! King mackerel were biting well this morning! An overall great trip!
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Don B.
Rowlett, TX
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Captain Ray Took us out where the fish were. We did it for our morning fishing trip. Well worth every dime, was very reasonable....
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Abby D.
Houston, TX
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VERIFIED   NEW  August 4, 2020
Best trip ever. We will be back every summer. Thanks Bryan!!
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