Corpus Christi Castaway Charters (C-4), owned and operated by Captain Leo is located on North Padre Island with access to inshore saltwater fishing. Capt. Leo offers inshore fishing trips in the upper Laguna Madre, Corpus Christi, Baffin Bay and the land cut, depending on where the fish are biting. If you don’t catch a fish within 10-15 minutes, he’s moving to a better spot.

Capt. Leo’s mission is to provide you a safe, memorable fishing trip, and to put some fish in the ice box.

You’ll be fishing aboard one of the biggest bay boats available, a 25’9” Mowdy, with a reliable and quiet 4 stroke 250 HP Suzuki engine.  This boat provides a smooth comfortable ride capable of navigating through very shallow waters. It provides plenty of seating and casting capabilities.

Capt. Leo specializes in catching Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Redfish, and Flounder, utilizing either popping corks with live shrimp or bottom fishing to target certain fish.

Whether you are a novice or an avid fisherman, Capt. Leo and his occasional first mate wife Tammy (depending on the group) will get you up and running, catching fish and making this a memorable fishing experience.

All fishing equipment (rods, bait, tackle, life jackets) are included in the price. Bring your snacks, drinks, sun block, and a valid Texas saltwater fishing license.  Fish cleaning is provided at no additional cost.

Corpus Christi Castaway Charters assures you’ll end your trip with some catch in your cooler. If not, you don’t have to pay!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    Spend this full day fishing excursion targeting Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Black Drum. Your fishing equipment is fully covered! Make sure to bring your fishing license, snacks, drinks, and you're ready to go!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    Half day trips (4 hrs) allow the time for the family to fish in the morning and spend the rest of the day either frying fish or spending quality time with the family in the beach or shopping. Target Redfish, Trout, Flounder, or Black Drum!
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About the Captain

Leo Loya
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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19 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2020
I’ve been fishing the lower Laguna Madre for over 30 years. I’ve owned a boat for as long as I can remember, love to fish, and spent my time on the water as much as possible. I finally became a fishing guide after retiring as a firearms, Physical training, driving and canine instructor for the US Border Patrol. I enjoy meeting new people and helping them to catch fish they've never caught before. I'm happy that I can provide quality family time for my guests.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Boat Specs

Mowdy (Bay boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

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 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Marvin H.
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Great Fishing Trip (Sunday, April 11)

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 11, 2021
THE TRIP CONSISTED OF MARV, (GRANDPA), 88,  RAY, (64), And Ray’s two sons: Noah (35), and Ray Jr. (26)., all experienced...
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Jon F.
Austin, TX
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Half day trip with Captain Leo Loya

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 1, 2020
Captain Leo and his wife Tammy went the extra mile to make sure we had a fun trip and we caught fish.  We caught ~20 fish...
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Canyon, TX
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 3, 2021
Leo and Tammy are great. We took 3 kids, 10-8-6 and they were patient and worked their tails off for us. Fishing was a little...
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Linda P.
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Half day trip with Captain Leo and wife Tammy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 15, 2020
This was such a fun fishing experience. Captain Leo and his wife Tammy went above and beyond to make our fishing trip an adventure....
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Great day!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 20, 2021
Leo and Tammy were wonderful, very friendly and helpful, Did everything they could to find the fish on on a chilly windy day. ...
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FAQs about Corpus Christi Castaway Charters

Corpus Christi Castaway Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Corpus Christi Castaway Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Corpus Christi Castaway Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn)
  • Live Bait (Prepared in advance)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Tips are appreciated)

Corpus Christi Castaway Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing

Corpus Christi Castaway Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Popping (Popping cork with live shrimp )
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Corpus Christi Castaway Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Spotted Seatrout