The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing

Running angling trips out of Port O’Connor, The Bay Bandits invites you to check out the local fishery in style.

Capt. David is here to get you on some fish and to make sure you have fun doing it. You’ll be using techniques like trolling, drift fishing, jigging, and popping, depending on what you’re going after. As part of their 8-hour trips, you can target species like Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead, depending on the current season and weather conditions.

Your boat for the day will be a 24’ Blazer Bay that fits up to 6 anglers at any one time. The boat comes with a wireless trolling motor. When it comes to rods, reels, and terminal tackle, everything you need is included in the price. Fishing licenses aren’t included, so make sure to get them prior to the trip. You’re welcome to keep all legal species caught during the trip.

Want to bring the rest of the family along for the ride? Kids are welcome aboard, so you’re free to make it a family adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing!



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  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Port O'Connor
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Dec 1
    US $400
    If you're looking for an exciting and adventurous fishing experience, a charter out of Port O'Connor, Texas, Captain David is an excellent choice. Port O'Connor is located on the Gulf of Mexico and is known for its superb fishing opportunities, making it a popular destination for anglers of all skill levels. Captain David is an experienced and knowledgeable fishing guide who knows the waters around Port O'Connor like the back of his hand. All the necessary gear and equipment are provided. Seasonal trip.
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
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Captain was great and put us on the fish. Let me get out in 2 and a 1\/2 hours.
Captain was great and put us on the fish. Let me get out in 2 and a 1\/2 hours.
Captain was great and put us on the fish. Let me get out in 2 and a 1\/2 hours.
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Great day!

VERIFIED   $250 Morning Trip Special 4MAX on August 11, 2023
Dave was great awesone trip, knowledgeable, professional, and he delivers the fish! He packed a full day of exciting fishing...
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Fun day catching Sharks and Reds!

VERIFIED   FULL DAY on August 4, 2023
Captain is very laid back, fun to be around and really knows how to fish! We started by catching bait fish to use for Shark...
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Joseph M.
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Half day with captain Dave

VERIFIED   $250 Morning Trip Special 4MAX on August 26, 2023
Dave new exactly where to drop the lines in. Dave made sure everyone had fun and enjoyed the experience. We were catching fish...
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Michael M.
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The best

VERIFIED   $250 Evening Trip Special 4MAX on August 6, 2023
All my girls wanted wanted to do this and it was one of the best experiences we have had. Eldest lives on Cape Cod and she...
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Jacki T.
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Best trip EVER

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – PM (4 MAX) on September 2, 2023
This trip exceeded our expectations more than you will ever know. Our kids had so much fun and could not stop talking about...
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FAQs about The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing

The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $200 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Port O'Connor (8 hours)

When you book a trip with The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Radar

Trips booked with The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with The Bay Bandits – Gulf Coast Fishing include:
  • Black Drum
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

David Zazeski
Port O'Connor, Texas, United States
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50 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2022
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Join Captain David Zazeski on his Blazer Bay boat for unforgettable trips departing from Port O'Connor. These waters are renowned for Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead, and Capt. David is your expert guide to reel them in. With 40 years of experience, he's a master of the trade and has a few tricks to share. The best way to uncover these secrets is to join him on the water for an adventure you won't soon forget!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark

Boat specs

Blazer Bay (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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
PayPal

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