August 2022

Copano Bay Fishing Reports

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What anglers said about fishing in Copano Bay

You have to have a guide for much of a chance to catch fish. Difficult and limited fishing only from shore.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You have to have a guide for much of a chance to catch fish. Difficult and limited fishing only from shore.
Thomas  L.
Thomas L. Midland, TX
There is a LOT of quality water in the area. I particularly like wade-fishing the flats, and there are literally thousands of acres available. We had perfect weather. Not crazy hot, beautiful water temperature, and lots of fishing opportunity. Highly recommended.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
There is a LOT of quality water in the area. I particularly like wade-fishing the flats, and there are literally thousands of acres available. We had perfect weather. Not crazy hot, beautiful water temperature, and lots of fishing opportunity. Highly recommended.
CHRISTIAN  B.
CHRISTIAN B. Bayville, NY
I would recommend Aransas Pass because it is away from the tourist crowd of Port Aransas. We stayed in PA but vying for a fishing trip there was crazy. Easy access to the harbor in Aransas Pass.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would recommend Aransas Pass because it is away from the tourist crowd of Port Aransas. We stayed in PA but vying for a fishing trip there was crazy. Easy access to the harbor in Aransas Pass.
Robert  S.
Robert S. Cumby, TX
We came home with lots of fish and had an amazing time with Captain Jared/First Light. He made fishing in Rockport fun and exciting!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We came home with lots of fish and had an amazing time with Captain Jared/First Light. He made fishing in Rockport fun and exciting!
Tina  B.
Tina B. San Antonio, TX
Very beautiful seashore and landscape variety and diversity of fish and aquatic scenery well worth the journey to Rockport
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Very beautiful seashore and landscape variety and diversity of fish and aquatic scenery well worth the journey to Rockport
Jack  F.
Jack F.
Wear sunscreen, even if it's cloudy! A guide will increase your chances of catching fish exponentially.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Wear sunscreen, even if it's cloudy! A guide will increase your chances of catching fish exponentially.
James  T.
James T. Portland, TX
Jon is a great guide! He is personable & made sure we enjoyed ourselves.The equipment was clean & well maintained. It was a memory of a lifetime.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Jon is a great guide! He is personable & made sure we enjoyed ourselves.The equipment was clean & well maintained. It was a memory of a lifetime.
Jan  R.
Jan R. Newport, Washington
Talk to the locals and or book with Capt Bell if you're looking for Reds and trout.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Talk to the locals and or book with Capt Bell if you're looking for Reds and trout.
David  B.
David B. Houston, TX
Fish with a guide the first time or two in the area. Lots of different places to fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fish with a guide the first time or two in the area. Lots of different places to fish.
John  C.
John C. Spicewood, TX
Find an experienced captain - like Capt Frank and you will have an outstanding experience!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Find an experienced captain - like Capt Frank and you will have an outstanding experience!
Dana  K.
Dana K. Canyon Lake, Texas
Wear the appropriate gear for fishing. Good sunglasses, hat, and cover up from the sun.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Wear the appropriate gear for fishing. Good sunglasses, hat, and cover up from the sun.
Paul  V.
Paul V. Austin, TX
We caught tons of small redfish and a couple of great sized ones, but I’d wait until June/July for the trout!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We caught tons of small redfish and a couple of great sized ones, but I’d wait until June/July for the trout!
Chad  H.
Chad H. Cedar Park, TX
Bring sun screen, hats, and comfortable shoes. The water may be calm one spot and rough in the next.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring sun screen, hats, and comfortable shoes. The water may be calm one spot and rough in the next.
Joseph  G.
Joseph G. San Antonio, TX
Book a guide.The bay has changed since Harvey.Only seasoned professional .guides will know where the fish have relocated.Capt Hauser is your man for Rockport.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book a guide.The bay has changed since Harvey.Only seasoned professional .guides will know where the fish have relocated.Capt Hauser is your man for Rockport.
Guadalupe  T.
Guadalupe T. San Antonio, TX
BE SURE TO UNDERSTAND THE TYPE OF FISHING YOU WILL BE OFFERED. SOME GUIDES ONLY OFFER FISHING WITH LIVE BAIT WHILE OTHERS PREFER TO FISH WITH ARTIFICALS. BRING YOUR WATER AND SNACKS NOT YOUR BEER TO THE BOAT. CATCHING FISH IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THE TRIP BUT SOME TIMES THE FISH JUST DON;T CO-OPERATE. NOT THE GUIDES FAULT. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS TIP YOUR GUIDE.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
BE SURE TO UNDERSTAND THE TYPE OF FISHING YOU WILL BE OFFERED. SOME GUIDES ONLY OFFER FISHING WITH LIVE BAIT WHILE OTHERS PREFER TO FISH WITH ARTIFICALS. BRING YOUR WATER AND SNACKS NOT YOUR BEER TO THE BOAT. CATCHING FISH IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THE TRIP BUT SOME TIMES THE FISH JUST DON;T CO-OPERATE. NOT THE GUIDES FAULT. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS TIP YOUR GUIDE.
Stan  C.
Stan C. Ashland, MS
Expect a great trip with Captain Larry Bell, he will give you a great day on the water filled with quality keeper size redfish and trout. Plan on wearing clothes that you feel comfortable wadefishing in. Remember to shuffle your feet. Never had any problems with stingrays but always better to be safe. Bring lots of sunscreen and polarized glasses to be able to see top water baits used on the flats without hurting your eyes.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Expect a great trip with Captain Larry Bell, he will give you a great day on the water filled with quality keeper size redfish and trout. Plan on wearing clothes that you feel comfortable wadefishing in. Remember to shuffle your feet. Never had any problems with stingrays but always better to be safe. Bring lots of sunscreen and polarized glasses to be able to see top water baits used on the flats without hurting your eyes.
Jake  E.
Jake E. Plano, TX
book with Capt Tony if you want a good day fishing and knowledge of the bay area.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
book with Capt Tony if you want a good day fishing and knowledge of the bay area.
Richard  C.  J.
Richard C. J. Prospect, KY
Hotels are starting to recover from Hurricane Harvey, so it is a good idea to call before booking on-line.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Hotels are starting to recover from Hurricane Harvey, so it is a good idea to call before booking on-line.
Darryl  O.
Darryl O. San Antonio, TX
Little warm outside the fish didn't seem to wanna bite at the time we went.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Little warm outside the fish didn't seem to wanna bite at the time we went.
Michael  B.
Michael B. Corpus Christi, Texas
Bring sun protection... Garrett has al the equipment you will need to fish from the boat. If you want to wade fish, you'll need to bring your own gear.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring sun protection... Garrett has al the equipment you will need to fish from the boat. If you want to wade fish, you'll need to bring your own gear.
Martin  M.
Martin M. Humble, Texas