Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing

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Ultra Fishing Charters offers exceptional offshore fishing charters out of Freeport, Texas! You’ll head out with Captain Al Manica, a USCG licensed captain, who also happens to be a merchant marine officer and a PADI divemaster. He’s got over 25 years of professional experience so you’re in good hands!

Hop aboard his beautiful and comfortable 38’ Chris Craft sportfishing yacht. She’s the ideal choice for up to 6 anglers and comes powered by menacing twin 700 HP GM marine engines.

The boat is super reliable and secure and contains all the necessary safety and navigational equipment including EPIRB, GPS, and Fishfinder. What’s more, she features a flybridge, full-sized restroom, kitchen/galley, large main salon, two state rooms and huge open aft deck to fish from.

On your trip, you’ll target Red Snapper, Amberjack, Ling, Grouper, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and more. Capt. Al and his deckhand selflessly share their knowledge and skills with you, so you’ll not only be able to catch fish successfully but also learn from the pros!

They’ll also provide all the gear you need for a successful day and your helpful deckhand is happy to clean, fillet, and bag your catch at the end of the trip. He works hard to make sure you go home happy and tips are appreciated.

Ultra Fishing Charters’ number 1 goal is ensuring you have fun and leave with great memories to last a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,250
    price breakdown
    $1,250
    Explore the deep Texas state offshore waters on an 8-hour fishing adventure! You'll target Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Grouper, Spadefish, Wahoo, Lane Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, and more. Ultra Charters also offers discounts to our brave man and woman of the military, get in touch with Capt. Al in advance! Please check with the captain if there is an extra fuel surcharge for offshore trips.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    This Texas state offshore fishing adventure targets the likes of Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Grouper, Spadefish, Wahoo, Amberjack, Cobia, and more. Departure times are flexible and Capt. Al provides discounts to US military members. Please check with the captain if there is an extra fuel surcharge for offshore trips.
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About the Captain

Al Manica
Freeport, Texas, United States
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18 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2017
Capt. Al Manica is an experienced USCG Licensed Captain/Merchant Marine Officer and PADI dive-master with over 20 years professional offshore experience running both fishing and scuba diving charters. He has a wealth of fishing guide knowledge and knows how to find the fish your looking for. In addition to running countless offshore fishing charters, Al has also been involved in historic oceanographic and archaeological research work. One such project involved The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their high-tech mapping and archaeological surveying of the civil war shipwreck the USS Hatteras which was sunk in battle off the Galveston cost in 1863. Capt. Al is a personable fun loving individual and you can be sure that he and his deck hand will work hard at getting you over fish and have a fun time doing so. So scheduled your fishing date today and get out on those gorgeous Texas Gulf of Mexico waters and lets do some great fishing with Ultra Fishing Charters!

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spadefish Spadefish
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Chris Craft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 700HP General Motors engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

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 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
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.69
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with Al
Fishing with Al
August fishing trip
+25
Angler Rating
13
3
1
0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
58%
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Billy M.
Blossom, TX
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 2, 2020
Had a great time didnt catch much due to fish being in deeper water than we went but we had an Awsome time just being with...
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Jared C.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 4.00
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Half day offshore with Ultra Fishing Charters

VERIFIED   July 4, 2020
Captain Al and deckhand for the day Mo gave us a great experience out in the reef seeking out Red Snapper and Kings! Though...
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Larry R.
Daingerfield, TX
 4.67
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8 hour trip with Capt. Al

VERIFIED   July 12, 2020
Capt. Al and his deck hand worked hard to put us on fish and provided a memorial trip. Although the big fish didn’t cooperate...
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Bruce D.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Oct Trip with Capt Al

VERIFIED   October 26, 2019
Great experience.  Weather did not fully cooperate but was expected for this time of year.  Al and his deckhand Pat...
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Robert J.
Dallas, TX
 5.00
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Fishing trip 6-21-2020

VERIFIED   June 21, 2020
Weather was rough and there were some hard seas but we were put on fish and came home happy.
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