Second To None Charters

Second To None Charters is located in Port O’Connor and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Joshua will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, King Mackerel, Trout, Sharks, and Snapper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, jigging, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 21’ Yamaha 210 Fish Sport boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet, an ice-box, and a wireless trolling motor.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Second To None Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Private (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $550
    A half day private trip lasting 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The trip price includes rods,reels,tackle and drinks. 50-100$ additional charge for bat depending on number of clients. Beer is allowed in moderation. The captain reserves right to terminate the trip without a refund if any customer abuses alcohol.
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Private (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $550
    Enjoy 4 afternoon hours of fishing with your family or friends. The trip price includes rods,reels,tackle and drinks. 50-100$ additional charge for bat depending on number of clients. Keep in mind that although beer drinking is allowed, Captain Joshua keeps the right to terminate the trip without a refund if alcohol is abused.
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Am - Private
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    A half day private trip lasting 7:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m. The trip price includes rods,reels,tackle and drinks. 50-100$ additional charge for bat depending on number of clients. Beer is allowed in moderation. The captain reserves right to terminate the trip without a refund if any customer abuses alcohol.
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Pm – Private
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Sep 1
    US $650
    Enjoy 6 afternoon hours of fishing with your family or friends. The trip price includes rods,reels,tackle and drinks. 50-100$ additional charge for bat depending on number of clients. Keep in mind that although beer drinking is allowed, Captain Joshua keeps the right to terminate the trip without a refund if alcohol is abused.
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Couples (MAX 2)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    A full day fishing trip including rods,reels,tackle and drinks. Bring your own beer if you like, just keep in mind Captain Joshua can decide to terminate the trip without a refund if alcohol is overused. The trip lasts from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    6HR State Snapper Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Apr 30
    US $850
    Special/Seasonal State Water Red Snapper trip starting at 7:00am. The trip price includes fuel, bait, rods, reels, tackle and drinks. Feel free to bring your beer if you like. However, if alcohol is not used in moderation, Captain Joshua can decide to end your trip and make no refund. Price is for 4 persons, additional charge per person up to 6. Trip may be postponed or canceled due to weather/water conditions. Trip may also be changed and reduced in price if forced to stay near shore.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore/Bay
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $850
    Enjoy 8 hours of fishing starting at 7 a.m. The trip price includes rods,reels,tackle and drinks. 50-100$ additional charge for bait depending on number of clients. Feel free to bring your beer if you like. However, if alcohol is not used in moderation, Captain Joshua can decide to end your trip and make no refund.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Ladyfish
    Ladyfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Ray
    Ray
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 80 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Caught fish
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Robert H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

The experience was absolutely Second To None!!!!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore/Bay on October 19, 2023
Had an amazing time with my brothers from other mothers and my brother in law on this fishing charter with Captain Joshua....
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Scott R.
Excellent
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Great day of fishing with Captain Joshua

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip Pm – Private on June 15, 2024
Captain Joshua was very attentive ensuring we were always baited and was very thorough on tips for catching and retrieving...
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Dewagede A.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Best State water red snapper trip out of Port O’Connor

VERIFIED   6HR State Snapper Trip on February 25, 2024
From the time we booked until day of our fishing trip, Captain Joshua was easy to reach and answer all of our questions promptly....
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Matthew D.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome Guide

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore/Bay on June 16, 2024
Captain Josh is the best he will put you on fish and make it a very enjoyable trip
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Kayla F.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Josh was great especially with my boys

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip Am - Private on May 30, 2024
We booked a 7am to 1pm guided fishing with Josh.  He was great with my 2 13 year boys.  I was able to just chill and he had...
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FAQs about Second To None Charters

Second To None Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Private (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Private (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 6 Hour Trip Am - Private (6 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 6 Hour Trip Pm – Private (6 hours)
  • US $650 per group - Full Day Trip – Couples (MAX 2) (8 hours)
  • US $850 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6HR State Snapper Trip (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore/Bay (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Second To None Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Enclosed area with Port-a-potty.
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Second To None Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (20 dollar fee for any bull red cleaning. )
  • Drinks (Water / Gatorade and some soft drinks)
  • First Mate (When required for certain trips)

Second To None Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Lavaca river, upon approval/request. )
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Texas State Waters only.)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Second To None Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Second To None Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Joshua Estes
Port O'Connor, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
80 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2022
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Capt. Joshua is a easy going Captain who likes to put people on fish, whether its slots or oversized. Multiple boats/Captains available for big groups!
Our Team
Joshua E.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Yamaha (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 130HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lavaca river, upon approval/request.
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Texas State Waters only.
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Enclosed area with Port-a-potty.
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
20 dollar fee for any bull red cleaning.
Drinks
Water / Gatorade and some soft drinks
First Mate
When required for certain trips

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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
Kids of all ages welcome. Ages required for proper USCG life jacket requirements.
You Keep Catch
Up to the limit
Catch and Release Allowed
Release all non-slot fish

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
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
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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