Captain Lee’s SPI Fishing Charters

Captain Lee’s SPI Fishing Charters are located in South Padre Island, Texas and offer private inshore and flats fishing trips on the stunning Lower Laguna Madre bay system.

Captain Lee runs a brand new 21’ Shallow Sport flats boat that is powered by a 200HP Yamaha SHO engine. It comes equipped with GPS, livewell, and an anchoring system to get into those shallow bay waters with ease. The boat features a plenty of deck space for up to four anglers to fish in comfort.

Captain Lee’s specializes in light tackle, drift fishing and wade fishing, and uses quality All-Star and CastAway Rods, and Shimano Reels. His half and full day charters will have you targeting a range of saltwater species including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, Flounder, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper and many more. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, lures (soft plastics and topwater), natural baits (live or fresh cut), ice and bottled water.

Capt. Lee welcomes all skill levels, as well as families with kids. Join him today for an unforgettable fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Charter
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $675
    price breakdown
    $675
    Come on a full day charter for even more fishing action, targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, Flounder, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper and more. Price includes all rods, reels and tackle, lures (soft plastics and topwater), natural baits (live or fresh cut), ice and bottled water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Join Capt Lee on a half day charter targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, Flounder, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper and more. Price includes all rods, reels and tackle, lures (soft plastics and topwater), natural baits (live or fresh cut), ice and bottled water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    Afternoon fishing on the Lower Laguna Madre can be as good, if not better, than fishing in the morning. There is less boat traffic to spook the already spooky fish and, as the temperatures begin to heat up, the afternoon bite is peaking.

About the Captain

Lee Alvarez
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since May 2016
Captain Lee Alvarez has been fishing the beautiful Lower Laguna Madre waters for over 20 years, and is a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide. He enjoys nothing more than seeing the joy on people’s faces as they reel in an impressive catch. Capt. Lee is happy to teach his guests everything he knows about fishing these waters, and always strives to provide an unforgettable and exciting experience as you go in search of big fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Shallow Sport (Flats boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha SHO engine.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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.
You Keep Catch

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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, there is a 2% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
4.95
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Too large to keep per regulations
Some got away too.
Half day trip with Capt. Lee
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Brandon K.
Huntsville, AL
 5.00
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Great trip with a trout limit

VERIFIED   NEW  September 7, 2020
Captain Lee knows where the fish are that’s for sure. We had a limit of trout and good one at that. Great technique and an...
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Brad C.
Cypress, TX
 5.00
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   August 4, 2020
Capt. Lee took the time to work with my sons and put us on a full box of trout.  Then we headed out to deeper water and...
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Joshua D.
San Antonio, TX
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 27, 2019
The best charter i have been on at South Padre. He goes out of his way to take care of customers. We caught a lot of great...
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Kaleb B.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Afternoon with captain Alvarez

VERIFIED   August 10, 2019
awesome environment and is very patient!
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George S.
Brownsville, Texas
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   December 30, 2017
Glass smooth water makes for difficult fishing conditions in the bay. Despite conditions Captain Lee moved around the bay until...
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