Book a trip with Shallowrun Guide Service and come explore the waters of Matagorda Bay, Texas. With a lifetime of fishing experience, Captain Chad works hard to provide his customers with service that is second to none. You will find him on Matagorda Bay fishing every day of the week – join him and bring home a catch to remember!
Step aboard a 24’ Transport SVT. Powered by a brand new 300 HP Suzuki engine, this craft boasts a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. Her sleek design allows you to navigate inshore waters with ease. There’s room on board for up to 4 passengers and children of age 10 and above are welcome to hop aboard.
Capt. Chad fishes both the east and west Matagorda bays, allowing you to experience this magnificent bay complex to the fullest. Here you can chase after the Texas Trio of Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. A variety of other popular fish inhabits these waters, too, such as Sheepshead, Black Drum, and small sharks.
While fishing Matagorda Bay, you will have a chance to try various methods such as spinning, popping, and drift fishing. Capt. Chad supplies top-of-the-line gear, including Shimano or Penn reels matched with medium to light action rods. Fly fishermen are welcome to bring their own gear for some great fly fishing action, as well. You may also have a chance to go wade fishing in these waters.
Capt. Chappy’s Shallowrun Fishing Adventures provides bait (1 quart) and all the gear you need. Just be sure to bring a Texas state fishing license with a Red Drum tag. You are welcome to keep your catch.
Come aboard and spend the day on Matagorda Bay fishing for some of the most sought-after game fish in Texas!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Transport Cat 240 SVT (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 300HP Brand New Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 44 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
Matagorda Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Shallowrun Guide Service
- $165 per person - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
- $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
- $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Private (5 hours)
- $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Wade Fishing (5 hours)
- $550 per group - 7 Hour Trip – Private (7 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait (Shrimp when available. 1 quart)
- Catch cleaning & filleting (Help is appreciated )
- River Fishing
- Lake Fishing
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing (BYO fly gear)
- Drift Fishing
- Black Drum
- Spotted Seatrout