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
    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 Report
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60 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
Live Bait Well
GPS
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, 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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90%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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A memorable day

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 1, 2021
Captain Bryan knows his job, knows how to fish, knows the fishing spots. His boat is well equipped. He is instrumental at making...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 30, 2021
This was a great first saltwater fishing trip for my wife and I. Capt Ryan was a great teacher allowing us to learn quickly...
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Canyon Lake, TX
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 10, 2021
Fishing trip ended up getting moved because of the cold front that moved in. Captain Ryan is an awesome individual. We worked...
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Portland, TX
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 28, 2021
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 8, 2019
My wife and I love to fish, we are on our fourth boat, and we were not disappointed with Captain Ryan.  We enjoyed our trip...
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FAQs about Ryan Bailey Guide Service

Ryan Bailey Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ryan Bailey Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Ryan Bailey Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Ryan Bailey Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Ryan Bailey Guide Service offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Ryan Bailey Guide Service include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Spotted Seatrout