Join Jon Gatlin Guide Service for a perfect opportunity to target some of the area’s most popular species. Head down to beautiful Rockport, Texas,  to enjoy cool breezes and hot fishing action!

No matter if you are looking for a family vacation with your kids, a get-away for the adults, company team building or a client appreciation trip, you’ve come to the right place. Fun is the name of the game and Captain Jon guarantees you will have a great time!

Whether it’s your first time, your thousandth or somewhere in-between, you can count on Capt. Jon for an enjoyable and stress-free experience. Leave the work to your knowledgeable and experienced local guide. He enjoys teaching young and old, doing all the "work" for the experienced who just want to focus on the "fun" part.

The foundation of any day on the water starts with utilizing quality equipment for an unmatched experience. Board the 23’ customized Haynie Bigfoot together with 3 of your friends and you’ll find plenty of deck space and a smooth ride.  Equipped with a trolling motor and power pole, the shallow waters are a breeze to navigate.

Your adventure of a lifetime will include exploring the inshore flats in the area, abundant with a variety of species from Black Drum and Redfish, to Spotted Seatrout and Flounder. Kids of all ages are welcome, just bring the life vests for the little ones’ comfort. Your captain will clean the catch after the trip and provide all the gear you need.

All anglers are responsible for purchasing a Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp prior to the fishing trip.  A cooler and ice will be ready for any drinks or snacks you want to bring. Pack your bags and some sunscreen and book your trip with Jon Gatlin Guide Service today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $750
    With 8 hours on the water, you can spend an entire day fishing the bay for Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Drum. You'll be provided with rods, reels, tackle, and ice. Just pack some snacks and beverages, and make sure to get your Texas saltwater fishing license.

FAQs about Jon Gatlin Guide Service

Jon Gatlin Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $750 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Jon Gatlin Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well Both live and dead bait are used
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Jon Gatlin Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Jon Gatlin Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Jon Gatlin Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Jon Gatlin Guide Service include:
  • Black Drum
  • Redfish
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Jon Gatlin
Rockport, Texas, United States
86 Customer reviews
Member since January 2020
''Born and raised in Rockport Texas, I have spent my entire life fishing these waters. I began fishing when I was 3 years old and started running a boat at the age of 14.'' Captain Jon's lifetime of experience includes everything from bay and offshore fishing, to duck, goose, dove, hog, and deer hunting. This job brings a lot of joy to him, especially seeing the smiles of people and watching kids catch the fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat specs

Haynie (Bay boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 200HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
Both live and dead bait are used
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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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