Ruffling Feathers Guide Service

2649 Stella Avenue
Port O'Connor TX, United States

Ruffling Feathers Guide Service operates out of Port O’Conner, TX, running guided charters targeting Trout, Redfish and Flounder. Port O’Conner is famous for its awesome fishing, with shallow flats, murky backcountry and calm inshore bays all teeming with tasty fish just waiting to be reeled in.

You will be spending your day aboard a 21 ft Shoalwater flats boat. Built in 2014, this classic design is one of the most popular around due to its shallow draft and masses of deck space, getting you into even the skinniest waters, and allowing up to 4 anglers to fish in comfort once you get there. The boat comes equipped with GPS and fishfinder to help hone in on the biggest catches, a livewell to keep your bait fresh if you choose to use it, and top quality tackle to give you the upper hand against even the fightiest fish.

Ruffling Feathers Guide Services is all about having great fun catching great fish, and they have set everything up to make sure you get both halves of the perfect charter. On each trip, you will be taken to all the best spots for the species you want to go after, and will be given the choice of jigging, drifting, or bottom fishing to best target everything the area has to offer.

Captain Brandon has been guiding the waters around Port O’Conner for years, and has been fishing his entire life. He will work with you ahead of time, planning your trip so you get the most out of your day, and once out on the water he will use every ounce of his extensive experience on to make sure he gets you on the fish. At the end of the trip Captain Brandon will also clean and fillet all your catch for you, ready to eat - just remember to bring a big cooler, because you’re going to have a lot of fish!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Bay fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Feb - 30 Oct
    US$ 500
    up to 4 persons
    We will be fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder. We can boat or drift fish for these species. Artificials or live/dead bait will be used. We fine tune each trip to each group. We fish what's comfortable for you
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Bay fishing PM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 26 Oct - 31 Jan
    US$ 450
    up to 4 persons
    We will be fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder. We can boat or drift fish for these species. Artificials or live/dead bait will be used. We fine tune each trip to each group. We fish what's comfortable for you
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Bay fishing AM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 26 Oct - 31 Jan
    US$ 450
    up to 4 persons
    We will be fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder. We can boat or drift fish for these species. Artificials or live/dead bait will be used. We fine tune each trip to each group. We fish what's comfortable for you
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Flounder
Redfish
Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Shoalwater (Flats boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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.

About the Captain

Brandon Kendrick
Port O'Connor, Texas, United States
Member since February 2017
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Captain Brandon grew up fishing with his family, and developed his love of the sport at a very young age. He has always been happiest out on the water, and loves to share his knowledge and passion for fishing with anglers of any age of experience level - all are welcome aboard with Ruffling Feathers Guide Service.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Ron Wallace
New Waverly, TX
 5.00
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Two day trip with Captian Brandon

VERIFIED   May 26, 2018
We just finished a two day trip with Brandon and his wife Jennifer. My two sons, my grandson and I fished the first day for...
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Amber Mohr
Flatonia, TX
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Brandon

VERIFIED   June 9, 2018
Captain Brandon delivered what he promised. We caught our limit of black tip shark. Captain Brandon and his crew mad our day....
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Erika Marsden
Floresville, TX
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Brandon

VERIFIED   May 3, 2018
We had a wonderful, fun and easy relaxing time on this excursion! Brandon was awesome and helpful and knowledgeable it made...
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Branon Kane
Austin, TX
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   July 31, 2018
We had a great day on the water with Brandon catching fish and would definitely do it again ! Thanks again for a great...
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Don Treude
Midlothian, TX
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VERIFIED   July 7, 2018
Took my son on his first saltwater fishing trip. Captain Brandon worked with him to help him catch his limit of trout and red...
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