Ryan Bailey Guide Service

Head out for a fishing adventure in Corpus Christi, Texas with “Ryan Bailey Guide Service”! Captain Ryan Bailey is an experienced angler and a great teacher. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, he’s happy to share his knowledge and ensures you have a memorable day out on the water!

Hop aboard his 22’ Haynie center, powered by a 225 Mercury engine with an impressive cruising speed of 45 knots. She’s equipped with a live well and the latest navigational electronics to ensure you’re finding the fish and enticing their bite. This is the ideal ride for 4 anglers looking to fish together.

It’s all about targeting a variety of delicious inshore fish on Capt. Ryan’s trips. Reeling in Redfish and Spotted Seatrout on light tackle is his specialty and you’ll stock the cooler with tasty Flounder too!

All of the gear you need for a successful day, including rods, reels, tackle, and live bait, awaits on board. Capt. Ryan is also happy to clean and fillet any fish you choose to keep for easy transport.

Bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy and most importantly, be sure to purchase a Texas fishing license beforehand. Head out with Ryan Bailey Guide Service and get your hands full of fish, all in the company of a true professional. Look no further!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Head out bright and early for 8 hours of fishing in the productive waters surrounding Corpus Christi! Capt. Ryan specializes in hooking Redfish and Spotted Seatrout on light tackle. Add Flounder to the mix and you're bound to go home with full coolers! All of the necessary fishing gear awaits on board. Make sure to pick up a valid Texas fishing license beforehand and bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy!
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About the Captain

Ryan Bailey
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
56 Customer Reviews
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Member since January 2017
Ryan Bailey Guide Service is run and operated by Captain Ryan. He's a passionate fisherman who has an excellent reputation, as well as vast knowledge and experience. Captain Ryan is U.S.C.G. and State of Texas licensed and is a member of the Coastal Bends Guide Association and The National Association of Charter Boat Operators. There is nothing like spending a day outdoors and being on the water for him. Having been described as “the hardest working guide on the Gulf Coast”, Ryan especially enjoys watching his clients smile when they catch their first fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Haynie (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 225HP Mercury Pro XS engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.61
out of 5 stars from 56 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Paul T.
Lewisville, Texas
 5.00
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Great Day!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 13, 2020
Capt. Bailey was great. We went out at 6:15am. Fished at 4 spots.  My sons and I limited out by 10am. Capt. Bailey was...
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Joseph G.
Portland, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 4, 2020
Captain Bailey was ready to go when we arrived and he worked very hard to find the fish. He is very knowledgeable of Nueces...
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Angela B.
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5 hour trip with Captain Ryan Bailey

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 25, 2020
This was our first trip out ever. Very pleased with our catch and the captain. He made sure we limited out and was nice to...
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Scott H.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 16, 2020
Capt. Ryan made my daughters first fishing trip a great experience. We caught a lot of fish, quick. He knows what he’s doing.
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Bryan W.
Marble Falls, TX
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 5, 2020
An awesome experience! Limited out in the first hour! Definitely planning on going again.
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