Captain
James Helms

Member since November 2016 Port O'Connor, United States
Background
Captain James Helms is a third-generation fisherman with over 20 years of fishing and guiding experience under his belt. His love for the saltwaters and bay systems of the Texas coast is plain to see from the moment you step aboard his vessel! He can't wait to introduce you to this fantastic fishery and will do everything he can on each trip to ensure a safe and fun day out for all aboard.
Techniques
Captain James' loves to target Speckled Trout and Redfish by wading and the use of artificial bait.

Hey, I'm Captain James Helms

Port O'Connor, United States
Background
Captain James Helms is a third-generation fisherman with over 20 years of fishing and guiding experience under his belt. His love for the saltwaters and bay systems of the Texas coast is plain to see from the moment you step aboard his vessel! He can't wait to introduce you to this fantastic fishery and will do everything he can on each trip to ensure a safe and fun day out for all aboard.
Techniques
Captain James' loves to target Speckled Trout and Redfish by wading and the use of artificial bait.

My Charter Listing

4 Reelz Guide Service

3 reviews
Port O'Connor
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trips from $200

Fishing Reports

Sun and smiles are abundant in POC

August 20, 2019

Summers in full swing the bite is early over sand and grass flats. Redfish are abundant and bite has been strong all day. The jetties been producing Read Full Report →


HOT outside ? Must be the fishing.

June 22, 2019

Seriously as summer is in full swing remember to protect against the sun and heat. Trout early over sand flats with topwaters moving to jigs later as the sun gets higher. Tides moving from the back lakes is our… Read Full Report →


Blast and cast

December 17, 2016

Had a great weekend with a father & son team. The ducks where plentiful and the fishing was good. Thanks Jeff and Brodie. Friday the crowds on the bay was light the temperature was warm ducks decoyed well. Saturday… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.78
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Laine F.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Full day with captain helms

VERIFIED   September 19, 2020
Hard day in the water. Not many fish but had a great time. He was prepared to stay extra time with us to put us on fish and...
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Dennis R.
Marble Falls, TX
 4.33
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Full day trip plus

VERIFIED   June 2, 2018
I’ve fished the Gulf coast most of my life. I’ve fished from my own boat and with guides. I haven’t fished Port O’Connor...
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Frank E.
Schertz, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 7, 2018
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