Come to Rockport, Texas and visit Captain John Wood fishing charters for a relaxing and fun fishing trip! Captain John Wood is a cordial and skilled angler who’ll see that you have a great time on the water and return home with a respectable catch. Join him on the inshore waters around Rockport and have a memorable fishing experience you’ll certainly wish to relive!

You’ll fish from a 24’ Haynie bay boat that can sit up to 4 anglers and runs on a 225 HP Mercury engine. It uses modern GPS technology as well as a radar for effective navigation and is equipped with a livewell to supply you with livebait.

The species you can target include Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Redfish. You and Captain John will try to catch them using light tackle and you’re free to keep all the fish you catch and take it home. If you wish to bring kids on your trip, feel free to do so. They always make the atmosphere on board more fun and they may easily love the marine world.

All the rods, reels, terminal tackle, live bait, and lures will be ready for you when you arrive, and the captain will also clean and fillet your catch if you want him to. What you should bring on your trip are only your fishing licenses and the food and drinks of your choice.

Come to Rockport and enjoy a lovely day fishing together with Captain John Wood!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    Starting at 7:00 a.m., you and the captain will depart to enjoy 8 hours of inshore bay fishing with several prized species on the offer for catching. You are covered for all the fishing gear needed for the trip, so only bring your licenses, drinks, and food.
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About the Captain

John Wood
Rockport, Texas, United States
ID & License verified
79 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2021
Join Captain John on the beautiful inshore waters around Rockport and create many lovely moments on the water!

About this listing

Targeted species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat specs

Haynie (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 225HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 79 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (59)
Early January fishing trip w Captain John Wood
Awesome day!!!!
Awesome day!!!!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Mannon J.
Lampasas, Texas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day with a superb guide

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 1, 2022
Two buds and I fished with John on a day when other boats were not finding fish. We worked several spots with mixed results...
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Nicholas D.
Canyon Lake, TX
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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4.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip with capt. John

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on January 14, 2023
First and foremost the captain is great! A very friendly, personable, and knowledgeable captain. We had a tough day fishing...
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Matthew W.
Houston, Texas
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Great day on the water!

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on January 15, 2023
Captain John was polite and accommodating.  He worked hard to keep us on fish until we caught what we were looking for. ...
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Samuel K.
New Braunfels, Texas
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Hell of a day

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 15, 2022
It was a slower day on the bay but Capt. John knows how to find the fish! We missed a couple shot at some reds, landed a good...
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Jeff C.
Kempner, TX
Excellent
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Full day trip with Captain John Wood

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 11, 2022
My wife and I had a great time on the water with Captain John. He did everything he could do to put us on the fish. He said...
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FAQs about Captain John Wood

Captain John Wood offers the following trip to customers:
  • $550 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain John Wood, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Captain John Wood include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Captain John Wood offers the following type of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing

Captain John Wood offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Captain John Wood include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Spotted Seatrout