Captain
Hector Lopez Jr

Member since May 2019 South Padre Island, United States
Background
Capt. Hector has been fishing the Laguna Madre bay system since he was 8 years old, but decided to start fishing professionally full time in 2010. He always wanted to be a science teacher or a coach. Fishing mixes his love of biology with helping people achieve their potential. He loves nature and making his passion his career was the best decision he's made. The best thing about being a captain is the memories and smiles he creates for customers, together with a beautiful experience they will not forget. You'll come on a fishing trip with Capt. Hector as a customer, but you'll be back fishing with him again as a friend and part of the family!
Techniques
Anchored bottom rig fishing or drift Bottom rig fishing, drift fishing with lures or using live bait. Topwater fishing and sight casting upon request.

Hey, I'm Captain Hector Lopez Jr

South Padre Island, United States
Background
Capt. Hector has been fishing the Laguna Madre bay system since he was 8 years old, but decided to start fishing professionally full time in 2010. He always wanted to be a science teacher or a coach. Fishing mixes his love of biology with helping people achieve their potential. He loves nature and making his passion his career was the best decision he's made. The best thing about being a captain is the memories and smiles he creates for customers, together with a beautiful experience they will not forget. You'll come on a fishing trip with Capt. Hector as a customer, but you'll be back fishing with him again as a friend and part of the family!
Techniques
Anchored bottom rig fishing or drift Bottom rig fishing, drift fishing with lures or using live bait. Topwater fishing and sight casting upon request.

My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(133 reviews)
South Padre Island
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $400

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 133 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (101)
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
87%
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Shanda T.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing trip in September

VERIFIED   Morning Private Bay Fishing on September 6, 2023
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Amy R.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Private Bay Fishing Afternoon on June 30, 2023
Awesome guide on a tough windy afternoon but he helped us put fish in the cooler and helped make a lifetime of memories for...
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Todd G.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fish on

VERIFIED   NEW  Morning Private Bay Fishing on November 17, 2023
Was a slow bite , but he worked his best to try to get us on fish . Was a good trip and woukd go again
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Gonzalo E.
San Pedro Garza García, N.l.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Best AM trip! Highly recommended!!!

VERIFIED   Morning Private Bay Fishing on July 23, 2023
Great Capitan, the boat was in excelente condition ! Went fishing with my Compadre & our kids, we had a blast. Super...
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Julie G.
Vergas, MN
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Good
3.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Had good time

VERIFIED   Morning Private Bay Fishing on February 17, 2023
We booked a last minute trip the weather was really not so great high winds and rain to come during our time but hector took...
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