Port Aransas

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Fillabite Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(175 reviews)
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trips from $500

When In Rome Guide Service

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
Port Aransas
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trips from $500

Russell & Sons Outdoors, Saltwater

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(124 reviews)
Port Aransas
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trips from $500

Red Tag Guide Service

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(13 reviews)
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trips from $500

Blue Line Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(30 reviews)
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Jim Adams Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(76 reviews)
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Seidel Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(187 reviews)
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trips from $500

Steven's Guide Service

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(216 reviews)
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trips from $550

Affordable Guide Service

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(42 reviews)
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Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Port Aransas

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(174 reviews)
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trips from $500

Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Port Aransas

According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Port Aransas, Texas are: Full list of top fishing charters in Port Aransas

The average price for a private 4 hour Port Aransas fishing trip is $628, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,416 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Port Aransas that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Port Aransas are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Port Aransas are:

The top 3 types of fishing in Port Aransas are:

Many fishing charters in Port Aransas provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Port Aransas are:

Who are the top awarded captains in Port Aransas?

Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Port Aransas are:
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $500
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $529
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $550
  • 7-hour fishing trips – $700
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $867
  • 9-hour fishing trips – $850

Port Aransas fishing charters face a difficult question each day: In, or out? Turn one way for the sprawling shallows of the Corpus Christi and Redfish Bays. Turn the other for nearshore reefs and the deep bluewaters of the Gulf of Mexico. Decisions, decisions.
 
Inshore trips are perfect for kids and beginners. They usually last four hours, fishing the bay for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Catch them with live bait or try lures for an extra challenge. The inshore bite is slower in winter, but you can catch tasty fish all year round.
 
If good eating is your priority, try bottom fishing for Red Snapper around the reefs. You can catch them year-round in local waters. However, the bite is best during the federal Snapper season in June and July. Nearshore charters are ideal for older kids and anyone who likes delicious fish.
 
Think you’ve got what it takes to fight the fiercest fish in the sea? Head offshore in search of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, and even Marlin. Offshore charters last anywhere from eight hours to several days. They’re best in summer, but you can find fish all year if you go far enough.
 
Port Aransas holds several fishing tournaments each year. The most important one is the Deep Sea Roundup, held each July. Running since 1932, this is the oldest tournament in the Gulf. Target anything from Redfish and Trout to Sailfish and Tuna in this fun-focused event.

Rules & Regulations

All anglers aged 17 or over need to buy a license to fish in Texas. You also need a Red Drum tag to keep Redfish over 28 inches. Be aware that Red Snapper have a short open season in federal waters, usually starting in early June. You can catch them all year long in Texas state waters, though.

Port Aransas
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 25065 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

January in Port Aransas can be changeable weather-wise, with some warm and sunny days interspersed with cool rainy ones. Redfish and Trout can be sluggish but Sheepshead is always a good option at this time of year.

February

This can be the coolest and rainiest month of the year, but it can still have days in the 60s and 70s. Fish for Trout on the flats, Redfish in the potholes, and Black Drum and Sheepshead around the piers.

March

March is a windy month, but experienced guides can use this to their advantage. Big Trout start to show up in channels and deeper flats, whie Redfish are caught on the flats. Nearshore, Jack Crevalle and Kingfish are in action.

April

Another windy month, April in Port Aransas is the height of spring fishing. Limits of Speckled Trout and Redfish are common. After your fishing trip, take the family to the Texas Sand Fest.

May

Temperatures increase to a steady 80 - 85 degrees by the end of the month and the beaches and waterways get busy. Look out for full bags of Redfish and big Speckled Trout on the flats and in the bay.

June

The federal Red Snapper season opens, making federally-permitted charter boats high in demand. Farther out, things are even better, with Tuna, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi and even Marlin showing up around the oil rigs.

July

July begins with a bang in Port Aransas, as 4th of July celebrations bring the town to life. Don't miss the Deep Sea Roundup if you're feeling competitive. Offshore, Blackfin Tuna is biting around shrimp boats.

August

Limits of Speckled Trout and Redfish are on the cards in the bay, while offshore fishing is on fire. Catches of big Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Barracuda, Sharks, and Cobia are common.

September

Bull Redfish start to migrate into the bays, making this one of the best months for inshore fishing. And what with reduced crowds and a hot bite offshore as well, you could say this is one of the best times to fish in Port Aransas.

October

The Bull Redfish bite gets better and better around the jetties. Flounder and Trout are on top form, while offshore there is still a chance of Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, and even Billfish if you travel far enough.

November

Bay fishing is excellent, with large numbers of Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. Flounder can only be caught with hook and line this month. Offshore, people are catching Kingfish, Tuna, and the occasional Wahoo.

December

Poor weather conditions offshore can make bay fishing the most attractive option. Big Black Drum and State water Red Snapper can be caught nearshore. Look for a guide with a shallow boat to catch Redfish on the flats.

Port Aransas Fishing Calendar

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I would absolutely recommend angler fishing for the first time in Aransas Pass! It was my first time and I’m already planning another trip back in July. I’m from Florida originally and I felt like I was at home. Great place to go angler fishing for the first time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would absolutely recommend angler fishing for the first time in Aransas Pass! It was my first time and I’m already planning another trip back in July. I’m from Florida originally and I felt like I was at home. Great place to go angler fishing for the first time.
Danielle  C.
Danielle C. San Antonio, Texas
March weather can be a bit on the crazy side in Texas be prepared for the conditions and be ready for some action
Excellent
5.0 / 5
March weather can be a bit on the crazy side in Texas be prepared for the conditions and be ready for some action
Mike  Y.
Mike Y. Creedmoor, TX
Select a guide to show you around and take you to the good fishing grounds. Lots of memories will be made when you or your loved ones hook up with a bid red. Enjoy!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Select a guide to show you around and take you to the good fishing grounds. Lots of memories will be made when you or your loved ones hook up with a bid red. Enjoy!
PHILIP  H.
PHILIP H. Waco, TX
Just be patient that the captain being guide enjoy the nature of the beauty the fresh salt water air and the banter amongst your boat in the other fisherman which is very friendly.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just be patient that the captain being guide enjoy the nature of the beauty the fresh salt water air and the banter amongst your boat in the other fisherman which is very friendly.
Tracie  F.
Tracie F. United States
Targeting Vermillion Snapper was great this time of year. 4-5 foot swells can be tough to deal with for not regularly seafaring patrons but managing expectations can still bring a Great experience!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Targeting Vermillion Snapper was great this time of year. 4-5 foot swells can be tough to deal with for not regularly seafaring patrons but managing expectations can still bring a Great experience!
Jeffrey  A.
Jeffrey A. Corpus Christi, TX
Port A, is probably one of the best fishing destinations in Texas. Just make sure you have a boat and the live bait. :)
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Port A, is probably one of the best fishing destinations in Texas. Just make sure you have a boat and the live bait. :)
Max  E.
Max E. San Antonio, TX
You should definitely book with Captain Randy Seidel a very good. Guide you want be disappointed.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You should definitely book with Captain Randy Seidel a very good. Guide you want be disappointed.
Jerry  B.
Jerry B. Heber Springs, Arkansas
Go with a guide or at least a chartered boat, we have used Dolphin Dock in the past, they were really good and we used Southwest Sportfishing this year as our personal fishing guide this was an even greater experience that is very unique and awesome for building memories with family and/or friends.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Go with a guide or at least a chartered boat, we have used Dolphin Dock in the past, they were really good and we used Southwest Sportfishing this year as our personal fishing guide this was an even greater experience that is very unique and awesome for building memories with family and/or friends.
Candon  B.
Candon B. Houston, TX
Don’t get drunk the night before. Get your room prior to arriving. Plan for the ferry. Get ready to enjoy beach life.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don’t get drunk the night before. Get your room prior to arriving. Plan for the ferry. Get ready to enjoy beach life.
Jason  T.
Jason T. Missouri City, Texas
Don't bring bananas on the boat... Lol And hope you get someone as dedicated as Captain Joshua to experience your first time..
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don't bring bananas on the boat... Lol And hope you get someone as dedicated as Captain Joshua to experience your first time..
David  J.
David J. Odessa, TX
Take medicine for motion sickness the night before the trip. Be prepared to pay for cleaning your catch. Remember to tip the deck hand!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take medicine for motion sickness the night before the trip. Be prepared to pay for cleaning your catch. Remember to tip the deck hand!
Mark  H.
Mark H. Killeen, TX
Make sure you stay on top of the weather and forecast for the days you schedule your trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you stay on top of the weather and forecast for the days you schedule your trip.
Oscar  E.
Oscar E. Houston, TX
Reserve early & stay on the island. If you stay at Aransas Pass, the ferry can be a hassle.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Reserve early & stay on the island. If you stay at Aransas Pass, the ferry can be a hassle.
Gary  D.
Gary D. Dallas, Texas
Bay fishing was quick and easy without the dangers of offshore seasickness.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bay fishing was quick and easy without the dangers of offshore seasickness.
Joe  S.
Joe S. Austin, TX
Offshore not great yet, but bay action and mudflats are quite active, for redfish and black drum in particular.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Offshore not great yet, but bay action and mudflats are quite active, for redfish and black drum in particular.
Arthur  G.
Arthur G. Portland, TX
We have fished here in February the last two years and have had good results.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We have fished here in February the last two years and have had good results.
Bradley  K.
Bradley K. Round Rock, Texas
Fished many times with Captain Jay in the past looking forward to fishing on the new boat.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fished many times with Captain Jay in the past looking forward to fishing on the new boat.
Reuben  S.
Reuben S. San Antonio, Texas
If you want the monsters, pay a little more to go farther out. It was worth it.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If you want the monsters, pay a little more to go farther out. It was worth it.
John  B.
John B. Eagle Pass, TX
We have been 3 years in a row at this time and had limited out every time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We have been 3 years in a row at this time and had limited out every time.
Brian  B.
Brian B. North Richland Hills, TX
go with experienced captain and book early both charter and hotel. excellent place to go.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
go with experienced captain and book early both charter and hotel. excellent place to go.
Gary  G.
Gary G. Paris, TX

Blue Line Charters
Blue Line Charters
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
Had a great day. Mac works very hard to make sure you are taken care of and have a great time. Very friendly, respectful and knowledgeable. Will definitely being taking another trip with him.
Kelvin  D.
Kelvin D. Penrose, CO
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Port Aransas
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Port Aransas
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(174 reviews)
Awesome, amazing,and stupendous trip! The only thing that could of been better was the weather. We stood it out and were dearly rewarded with our limit plus a nice bull. THANKYOU Captain Joe!
Ellen  S.
Ellen S. Leakey, TX
Blue Line Charters
Blue Line Charters
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
The weather was bad cold and windy but captain Mac did a good job we didn’t get any keepers but did catch fish it was a overall good day
Larry  T.
Larry T. Clyde, TX
When In Rome Guide Service
When In Rome Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
This was our first guided bay fishing trip! My husband is still talking about what a great trip it was and one of the best adventures he’s ever had. Captain Kevin showed me how to reel in those big red fish. What an exciting experience. We’re looking forward to another fishing trip with Captain Kevin.
Jennifer  T.
Jennifer T. Alice, TX
Port Aransas Guide Service
Port Aransas Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(166 reviews)
Caught a limit on reds, then sight fished for black drum.. Capt Brian worked hard and kept us on fish all day...
Scott  M.
Scott M. Sargent, TX
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Port Aransas
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Port Aransas
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(174 reviews)
It was a beautiful day on the water and limited redfish too! Joe is a first rate guide!
Richard  R.
Richard R. San Antonio, Texas
Reel Addiction Fishing Guide
Reel Addiction Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Go it is a blast. You better be ready to catch fish. He puts you on them, and does anything else you need for you. It is fast paced fishing. My wife and I really enjoyed ourselves. Would highly recommend, we will fish with Capt Jaime again.
Daniel  W.
Daniel W. Florien, LA
Russell & Sons Outdoors, Saltwater
Russell & Sons Outdoors, Saltwater
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(124 reviews)
Super fun day with capt. Cory. He nows the waters like the back of his Hand and quickly guided us to some redfish. The captain took perfect care of us and was not from the sort only waiting until time is over. Back on land he cleaned the catch for us and cut the filets out for us. I will certainly book Russell and Sons outdoors again!! Thanks again captain!!
Kai  K.
Kai K. Corpus Christi, Texas
Steven's Guide Service
Steven's Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(216 reviews)
Awesome!!! Steve knows fishing really nice boat and equipment. Had a blast
Daniel  H.
Daniel H. Mukilteo, WA
Seidel Guide Service
Seidel Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(187 reviews)
Randy is great. Asked what kind of fishing we wanted to do, and what type of fish we wanted to catch. He tailored the trip to what we wanted. He is very patient and knowledgeable. Boat is very clean and in good working order. All equipment, bait, etc is provided. This was a great experience! Thank you, Randy!
James  B.
James B. Eagan, MN
Coastal Legends Guide Service
Coastal Legends Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(14 reviews)
Great trip with Capt Ronnie. Ronnie was professional ,personalbe, and willing to teach me and my friends. I would definitely book again.
Kenny  C.
Kenny C. Temple, TX
Steven's Guide Service
Steven's Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(216 reviews)
Fantastic trip! Exceeded all expectations. The boat was very comfortable, the equipment was top notch, and Captain Steven put us on lots of big reds. Highly recommend Captain Steven, and will definitely book him again!
Joe  W.
Joe W. Southlake, TX
Affordable Guide Service
Affordable Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
We got out there and limited out and then just had fun catching and releasing. Best birthday trip ever!
Stephen  H.
Stephen H. Tyler, TX
Russell & Sons Outdoors, Saltwater
Russell & Sons Outdoors, Saltwater
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(124 reviews)
I had a great time fishing with Captain Corey. This was my first time fishing for redfish and he had us on the reds right away. I limited out in the first hour and the rest of the day was catch and release. I felt like I spent the day with a friend I haven’t seen in a while. If you’re looking for someone to charter with, I highly recommend Captain Corey.
James  R.
James R. Houston, Texas
Port Aransas Guide Service
Port Aransas Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(166 reviews)
Brian was an amazing guide. Put us right on the fish and has great knowledge of the waters in Port Aransas. Very friendly and personable as well. Had a great time and highly highly recommended Captian Brian.
David  P.
David P. Hudson Oaks, TX
When In Rome Guide Service
When In Rome Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
Trip was amazing. Kevin was so patient with my boys and put them on fish they will never forget catching. We will fish with him every time we return to Port A
Eric  Y.
Eric Y. Highlands Ranch, CO
Port Aransas Guide Service
Port Aransas Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(166 reviews)
Brian took us to several places but the reds were just not biting. We did catch a couple and had a fun time regardless. I would book again with Capt Brian!
Alfred  N.
Alfred N. Pflugerville, TX
When In Rome Guide Service
When In Rome Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
We have been going to Port A for over 20 years and this is the best fishing guide we have had. Kevin is a very nice guy and has the skills that got us on and kept us on the fish. We will booking again soon.
Marty  M.
Marty M. Liberty Hill, TX
When In Rome Guide Service
When In Rome Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(30 reviews)
Fun fishing experience in the bay. Caught this one over by the jetty’s. Thank you Captain Kevin!!
Melisa  H.
Melisa H. San Antonio, TX
Steven's Guide Service
Steven's Guide Service
Fishing charter in Port Aransas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(216 reviews)
Great day of fishing. Bull reds for all three of us before the sun came up and Steven worked hard to keep us on the fish all day. He made a repeat client out of us for sure!
Brendon  S.
Brendon S. Plano, TX

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