Light & Fly

3121 Bimini Drive
Corpus Christi TX, United States

Light & Fly is located in Corpus Christi, Texas. The company offers guided light tackle and fly-fishing adventures in the marshes and back lakes of Texas’s central coast. Captain William is a friendly and enthusiastic angler, who is an advocate for catch-and-release. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with his clients and friends, showing them what the local waters have to offer.

Enjoy your fishing trip with Light & Fly aboard an 18-ft Hells Bay skiff boat, which comes powered by a 90 HP Yamaha 2-stroke engine. Originally built in 2001, it was restored in 2017 and has a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots. This is a clean and well-maintained vessel, which comes equipped with a Garmin GPS and provides comfortable fishing space for up to two anglers.

Depending on your personal preferences, you can choose between a four and eight-hour trips. Fishing the flats, inshore, and backcountry will give you a chance to catch Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Black Drum. The Captain uses Temple Fork Outfitters, G.Loomis Greenwater rods and Shimano Stradic reels for spinning, as well as Laguna Custom rods and Shimano Chronarch reels for bait casters.

Children are also welcome on board as long as they are accompanied with a guardian.

A trip with Light & Fly charters comes inclusive with 7wt-9wt TFO fly fishing equipment, all TFO, Shimano, and Penn rods, reels, and tackle, as well as lures. You will be offered drinks and snacks during a half-day trip, and lunch during a full-day fishing adventure. You will need to purchase your fishing licenses prior to the trip.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    The trip includes fly rods or conventional spinning gear, flies or lures, lunch, water, and soft drinks. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful waters f the Texas's central coast, fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, and Black Drum.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    This trip includes all gear and drinks but does not include lunch. You will be targeting Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Black Drum.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum

Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Hells Bay Boatworks (Skiff) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 90HP Yamaha 2-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

18 ft
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Fly Fishing Equipment


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
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.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Mandatory


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:

About the Captain

William Townsend
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Member since March 2017
Captain William Townsend grew up fishing aboard “The Playmate” - his family’s boat. Cruising the waters of Mexico and the Texas Gulf Coast, wading with a fly or spinning rod in his hand, William fell in love with the art of catching and releasing the fish. He got his Captain’s license at the age of 25 and soon after that purchased his first boat. William ran offshore charters and guided inshore anglers through the estuaries of the Emerald Coast. But in 2009, his passion for Redfish and Trout led him back to Texas, where he engaged himself in his love for fishing, art, and design.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Corpus Christi Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Fished May 5, 2018
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Fished February 15, 2018
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This was a great trip.  Mike was great. He was very helpful. I was a newbie to fly fishing.  He was extremely encouraging. Great teacher.  We saw the fish, it just wasn’t our day to catch.  We will definitely be back.

Fished September 27, 2017
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