Captain Brian traveled across the whole US in search of the best fishing spots. He finally settled in Aransas Pass, since nothing beats the scene of South Texas. That is how Aggie Guide Service came to life.

Captain Brian specializes in family fishing trips. Being a father of 4, he loves having kids on board. On some trips, his wife joins him, especially if there are other ladies that want to learn wade fishing.

These trips mainly focus on catching Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. What sets Capt. Brian apart from other guides are exciting ways you can catch your trophy. You can go fishing in the bay on a 23’ Haynie Bigfoot bay boat; wading in the flats; or use an airboat when the water level is very low.

You’ll explore Corpus Christi Bay, Nueces Bay, Aransas Bay, and Redfish Bay. The trips typically start at sunrise or shortly after, and you fish until you catch the limit. Each trip can be customized, so let the captain know if you have any preferences.

Capt. Brain fully covers your rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as water and ice. Feel free to bring your drinks and snacks and don’t forget to purchase your fishing license.

Aggie Guide Service strives for fun! They’ll make your day on the water as enjoyable as it can be. You only need to set the date!



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  • Private trip
    Bay Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    You can take the Haynie out to the rigs, the flats, and the rocks, go wade fishing, or take the airboat out to the back flats where bay boats can’t go. The experience of riding across the ankle-deep water to the fishing holes is one you’ll never forget. If you want to go wade fishing, please bring your waders.
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About the Captain

Brian Preston
Aransas Pass, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
17 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2015
I have always enjoyed the outdoors and everything it has to offer. I became a Marine in 1983, right out of high school. It wasn’t until I started attending TAMU that my like for the outdoors grew to obsessed for the outdoors. I graduated in 1991 with a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology. I began traveling the different regions in the US, including Alaska to hunt and fish, however, nothing beat the South Texas tug of a Redfish in knee deep water, or the shaking pull of a trout. As a result, I moved to Rockport in 1993. I got married in 1994, and we now have 4 awesome kids, 1 Marine, 2 Aggies, and our bonus baby who just turned 12. Life is good!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Haynie Bigfoot (Bay boat) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Ice Box
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
80%
Friendly captain
90%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
89%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Johnny M.
Houston, TX
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VERIFIED   Bay Fishing Trip on September 25, 2020
I knew when I got to Aransas Pass on Thursday and seen the high water still there from the storm surge that Friday’s trip...
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VERIFIED   Bay Fishing Trip on August 4, 2020
Captain Brian was excellent! I had my family (boys 12 & 10) on the trip. Brian took the time to not only keep us on the...
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Midland, TX
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VERIFIED   Bay Fishing Trip on October 10, 2020
We will book him again on our next trip.  Very helpful with our young fisherman. We got our limit and had a great time.
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Hockley, TX
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Corpus Christi Bay

VERIFIED   Bay Fishing Trip on August 2, 2020
Thanks Capt. Brian for showing us a good time and being patient with us. Had an awesome day.
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Dallas, TX
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VERIFIED   Bay Fishing Trip on July 4, 2020
We had a good day in tough changing conditions. Brian did a great job getting us to fish and everyone was happy with their...
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