Captain
Stan Sloan

Member since March 2017 Matagorda, United States
Background
Welcome to "Fin Tastic Coastal Charters", and Texas Saltwater fishing with Capt. Stan Sloan, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain and fishing guide. Capt. Stan has been featured in Saltwater Sportsman Magazine, Texas Outdoors Journal, Gulf Coast Fisherman, and has appeared on fishing shows on The Outdoors Channel. With more than 35 years of fishing experience on the Texas Coastal bay system, Capt. Stan has the knowledge of the Matagorda Bay Complex to ensure that you have a successful, exciting fishing trip on the waters of East or West Matagorda Bays.
Techniques
I prefer catching fish on artificial bait, and wading for big Trout (winter and early spring) but under certain conditions live shrimp and drifting makes it easier.

Hey, I'm Captain Stan Sloan

Matagorda, United States
Background
Welcome to "Fin Tastic Coastal Charters", and Texas Saltwater fishing with Capt. Stan Sloan, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain and fishing guide. Capt. Stan has been featured in Saltwater Sportsman Magazine, Texas Outdoors Journal, Gulf Coast Fisherman, and has appeared on fishing shows on The Outdoors Channel. With more than 35 years of fishing experience on the Texas Coastal bay system, Capt. Stan has the knowledge of the Matagorda Bay Complex to ensure that you have a successful, exciting fishing trip on the waters of East or West Matagorda Bays.
Techniques
I prefer catching fish on artificial bait, and wading for big Trout (winter and early spring) but under certain conditions live shrimp and drifting makes it easier.
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4.82
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out of 5 stars from 40 reviews
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Matagorda Bay is a Texas Paradise
Matagorda Bay is a Texas Paradise
Matagorda Bay is a Texas Paradise
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Ryan B. M.
Sugar Land, Texas
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Half day with Capt Stan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 1, 2021
This was our best trip with a fishing guide!  We got caught in the rain, but that didn’t change the outcome of our experience. ...
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Steve H.
Spring, TX
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Half day trip with Capt. Stan.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 24, 2021
Some days you can drop a line in the water and limit out. Some days not so good. We happen to catch a not so good day. Wind...
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Eldon T.
College Station, TX
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Half day trip in Matagorda Bay

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 25, 2021
Had an excellent half day fishing with Captain Sloan in Matagorda Bay. First time Salt water fishing with the family.  Captain...
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Traci L.
Crockett, Texas
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Matagorda Bay is a Texas Paradise

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 21, 2021
Stan Sloan was an excellent and patient guide.  We loved where he took us and also enjoyed the conversation.  Matagorda Bay...
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William M.
San Antonio, TX
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Fishing with Stan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on March 20, 2021
Stan was wonderful. The recent freeze had us thinking he wouldn’t be able to put us on fish but I was wrong. He managed to...
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