Coastal Charters – Bay Fishing

“Coastal Charters” invites you on a bay fishing trip in the productive shallow waters surrounding Corpus Christi and Laguna Madre, Texas! You’ll fish with Captain Danny Dorman, an experienced local captain who’ll take you to all his best spots. Beginner or pro, family or friends, everyone is welcome aboard!

Hop aboard a 23’ Parker center console, which can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests. She’s powered by 200HP Yamaha engine, with an impressive maximum cruising speed of 50 knots to get you where you need to go fast!

She also features a toilet for your convenience, a T-top for shade, and a stereo system to give your trip some sound. The boat is also rigged with all the necessary safety equipment as per USCG rules and the latest electronics, including GPS and Fishfinder.

You’ll explore the remote shallow waters surrounding Corpus Christi and Laguna Madre to hook into a variety of delicious fish. Hook into the likes of Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Black Drum, and you may even reel in the occasional delicious Flounder too!

Capt. Danny provides all the gear and guidance you need for a successful day. He also stocks the cooler with bottled water you’re free to help yourself too. Pack any other refreshments and snacks you’d like to enjoy and, most importantly, don’t forget to purchase a valid Texas fishing license beforehand.

Head out with an experienced local pro and take in the best of Texas fishing with Coastal Charters!



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  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Explore the Corpus Christi Bay for 6 hours of incredible inshore fishing! You'll go after delicious fish including Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and occasionally Flounder. No need to worry about gear – Capt. Danny provides everything you need for a successful day. He also brings along bottled water, though you're free to pack any other refreshments you'd like. Most importantly, don't forget to purchase a valid Texas fishing license beforehand.
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About the Captain

Daniel Dorman
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
ID & License verified
72 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since November 2016
Captain Danny Dorman has spent his life on the water – fishing runs in his blood! Both his father and grandfather were avid fishermen so he learned, from an early age, the tricks of the trade and acquired a passion for fishing. He has held a 100 Ton Captain's License for over 10 years and enjoys meeting new clients of all skill levels. Captain Dorman's favorite fish to catch are Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Mako Sharks.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Drinks

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 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (7)
4.58
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
86%
Catch intended fish
60%
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Nathan B.
Nikiski, AK
 4.67
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Fishing with Daniel

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
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Marilyn C.
United States
 5.00
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6hour inshore trip

VERIFIED   October 24, 2017
Capt. Dan is the only charter I will use when fishing Corpus Christi. His equipment is first rate, he works hard to assure...
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Britiny F.
San Antonio, Texas
 5.00
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Half Day with Sharpie

VERIFIED   June 2, 2018
Fishing conditions were not ideal, the wind was wicked :( but we had a blast. Lots of sun and laughs. Captain Sharpie was funny...
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Jennifer S.
United States
 5.00
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Awesome trip with Captain Jake

VERIFIED   June 14, 2018
Great day with Captain Jake! Awesome experience, super attentive, very knowledgeable.
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Joy W.
Austin, Texas
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Full Day trip with Captain Dale

VERIFIED   July 24, 2017
We had the MOST AMAZING DAY!  The best day as a family we have ever had!  Capt. Dale was amazing with the kids and...
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