Coastal Charters is located in Port Aransas and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

This crew will do its best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 8 to 12-hour trips, mainly fishing for King Mackerel, Snapper, Dolphin, Cobia, Amberjack, and Marlin, 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, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 31’ Bertram boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

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.

Book your trip now and hit the water 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
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $2,500
    Enjoy your fishing trip with the crew's expertise to provide you with a great day on the water. You'll have a fun-packed time chasing Marlin, Swordfish, Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, and many more excellent fish species.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $3,000
    Enjoy your fishing adventure even more by spending 10 hours chasing a wide range of classy creatures. From various Marlin and Snapper to Mako Shark to Cobia, you and the captain will have a day to remember. The trip starts at 6:30 a.m.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Price for up to 6 persons
    US $3,500
    Explore Texas' fish-packed grounds and enjoy lovely nature for as much as 12 hours on the water. You and the captain will have even more time to cover a larger fishing area and jam-pack your coolers. You can target Mahi, Swordfish, Marlin, Grouper, Snapper, and more.
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Very good
3.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Very good
3.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience
Very good
3.8 / 5
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Good experience
50%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
50%
Satisfied with the boat
50%
Caught fish
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James T.
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
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Stayed Hooked Up

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 27, 2023
Cpt Blake was great , he worked his ass off and kept us on fish all day. He was very attentive and hard charging at staying...
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Kelsey W.
Good
2.3 / 5
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2.0 / 5
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2.0 / 5
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Fishing on the let it ride

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 15, 2024
Fishing on the “let it ride” was the worst private charter that I’ve expe,,,rienced. The “deckhand” was the captains...
Kelsey W. does not recommend Coastal Charters – Let It Ride
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Justin S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Daniel

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on July 29, 2022
Justin S. recommends Coastal Charters – Let It Ride
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Craig M.
Arlington, TX
Very good
3.3 / 5
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Excellent
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Good
3.0 / 5
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8hr trip on Let it Ride

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 19, 2022
Captain and first mate were awesome.  They did a wonderful job.  The boat is uncomfortable, extremely loud and hot.  Recommend...
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Ray R.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   August 6, 2022
The charter operator canceled 10 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting.
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FAQs about Coastal Charters – Let It Ride

Coastal Charters – Let It Ride 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 – Let It Ride, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Coastal Charters – Let It Ride include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Coastal Charters – Let It Ride offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Coastal Charters – Let It Ride offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coastal Charters – Let It Ride include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Snowy)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Swordfish

Meet the Charter Operator

Coastal Charters
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
131 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
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 (Snowy) Snowy Grouper

Boat specs

Bertram (Sportfishing) originally built in 1975, and restored in 2020. Powered by 3 315HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 29 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

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

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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