If you’re looking to have a fun-filled fishing experience in South Texas, Coastal Charters is your safe bet. Come to Port Aransas and meet Captain Danny Dorman, a lifelong angler with vast experience on the water and an even bigger desire to share the beauty of fishing with you. You can stay inshore as well as travel offshore and explore the famous Gulf of Mexico. Either way, you’ll have a memorable time catching interesting fish and enjoying beautiful sights. Pick your day and join Coastal Charters for a trip you won’t soon forget!

You’ll fish from the “Blackjack”, a 36’ Yellowfin center console that can easily fit up to 6 anglers. This mighty boat is powered by three 275 HP Mercury Verdo engines, rigged with full-feature navigation electronics, and equipped with outriggers. There’s a portable toilet you can use, an ice-box to store your catch, and also a livewell for keeping live bait. A first mate will be at your disposal should you need any help during the trip.

The wide range of species you can catch includes Blackfin Tuna, Blue and White Marlin, Tiger Shark, Mahi Mahi, Lane and Red Snapper, and more. To attract them, you can bottom and deep sea fish, troll, spin, and jig. The captain welcomes all the kids aboard and you’re free to keep the fish you catch.

All the fishing equipment will be ready when you arrive on board. This includes fishing rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. You’ll need your fishing licenses as well as some snacks and drinks.

Hop aboard “Blackjack” and have a memorable time with Coastal Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $2,500
    Come aboard for an 8-hour fun-packed fishing adventure with Captain Danny and Coastal Charters. You'll have a great time chasing Marlin, Tuna, Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Shark, as well as many other interesting species. The trip runs from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $3,000
    A couple of hours more and enjoy your 10-hour adventure on the beautiful Texan waters. From various Marlin and Snapper species to Mahi Mahi to Tiger Shark, you'll surely have a fishing trip you won't soon forget. The departure time is 6:30 a.m.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $3,500
    Experience outstanding Texan fishery to the fullest with this 12-hour sea adventure. From 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., you and Captain Danny will be chasing Blue and White Marlin, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Cobia, and many more prized species.
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Customer reviews

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Spencer K.

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Lisa R.
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 15, 2024
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Banjo is top notch

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip on March 22, 2022
Yesterday’s 12 hr adventure was the best. Banjo the captain put us on a 70 lb record wahoo And some big jacks!...
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FAQs about Coastal Charters "Blackjack"

Coastal Charters "Blackjack" offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $2,500 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • US $3,000 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
  • US $3,500 per group - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Coastal Charters "Blackjack", you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Coastal Charters "Blackjack" include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Coastal Charters "Blackjack" offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Coastal Charters "Blackjack" offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coastal Charters "Blackjack" include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Shark (Tiger)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)

Meet the Charter Operator

Coastal Charters
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
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131 Customer reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since November 2016
Captain Danny Dorman has spent his life on the water – fishing runs in his blood! Both his father and grandfather were avid fishermen, so he learned the tricks of the trade from an early age and acquired a passion for fishing. He has held a 100 Ton Captain's License for over 20 years and enjoys meeting new clients of all skill levels. Captain Danny's favorite fish to catch is Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Mako Shark. He and his team will do all in their power to make sure you have a memorable day on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Yellowfin (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by 3 275HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 59 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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