Capt Jon Mahan Hunting & Fishing Fishing Reports

Catch and Release Redfish Trip

October 08, 2016

Had a group of four on the boat today and they wanted to do a catch and release trip. We must have caught and released at least 14-15 keepers sized redfish and many more under sized redfish. One of… Read Full Report →

More Redfish & Black Drum

October 07, 2016

I did not have a charter today, but my uncle Bruce was visiting from Alaska. We decided to go out and fish for a few hours to try to get some redfish filets for him to take back on… Read Full Report →

Redfish Everywhere!

October 06, 2016

Had to great morning with two customers today and they both caught their limit of redfish plus a bonus black drum. One to the anglers caught a 30" oversized redfish that was released back to fight another day. The… Read Full Report →

Texas Inshore Slam

September 26, 2016

Despite not being able to get on the water until 10 am due to severe thunderstorms in the area and having to dodge rain most of the trip, each client of mine today caught a Texas Inshore Slam which… Read Full Report →

Good sized specked trout

August 27, 2016

Decided to try the surf this morning for some specked trout. The wind and wave conditions were not as good as I would have liked, but it was still fishable. Caught 10 nice sized specks and a blacktip shark… Read Full Report →

Limits of speckled trout.

August 14, 2016

Fishing in Rockport remains great on live bait. The weather has cooled down some and the water temperature has done the same. The fishing should just keep getting better and better. Read Full Report →

Nice bunch of redfish

August 13, 2016

Tried to fish a nice sized school of redfish first thing in the morning, but it was crowded and there was a tournament that day so there were already wade fishermen in the spot. Fished hard the rest of… Read Full Report →

Good day catching specks

August 05, 2016

Good day catching some some quality sized specked trout with some great folks even though the weather turned very hot toward the end of the trip. The beauty of a half day trip is get out there early, catch… Read Full Report →

"Speck" tacular morning

August 04, 2016

Had the day off today, so I took my son and his best friend out to do some wade fishing. The bite was fantastic and we each had our limit before 9 am. It was a awesome morning of… Read Full Report →

Specked Trout

August 02, 2016

Excellent trip today with an excellent group. 4 man limit of speckled trout. Good trip. Read Full Report →

Back Bay Black Drum

June 20, 2016

Despite the freshwater runoff in the back bays around Rockport, we managed a limit of black drum on live shrimp. These are hard fighting delicious tasting fish. The freshwater does not seem to bother black drum. Read Full Report →

Deep Grass Beds

June 17, 2016

Took my wife fishing on a scouting trip. Despite the late start we made quick work of a two person limit of speckled trout and one nice flounder. The structure was deep grass beds. Read Full Report →