Rockport Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Rockport Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Best Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Rockport

Rockport: 38 fishing charters available
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(77 reviews)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $1,750
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(132 reviews)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $2,350
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(140 reviews)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $300
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(12 reviews)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $1,800
Excellent
4.8 / 5
(24 reviews)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $300
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $2,300
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Port Aransas
Trips from US $1,800
Port Aransas
Trips from US $650

Deep Sea Fishing in Rockport

Rockport deep sea fishing charters rarely come back to the port with empty bags. And understandably so. The Gulf's waters get super productive once you get past the 50-mile mark. The longer you travel, the more exciting the chase will get. And what a chase it can be! Yellowfin and Blackfin Tunas, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Marlin, and Sailfish.

One thing to know about the deep seas out of Rockport, is that they’re not for the faint-hearted. Once you get past the rich flats and bay waters, it can take hours before you manage to get hold of a trophy game catch. But, with a seasoned crew, a stable boat, and plenty of patience, full day trips should be sufficient. You'll have the strongest chances with a longer or a multiday trip, however. That way, you can scout out some truly deep waters and see what’s biting there. 

Rockport Deep Sea Fish

Anglers with stamina and patience will be nicely rewarded. The federal Red Snapper season runs throughout the summer, so get those downriggers ready to land this prized creature. Don’t forget that closer to the shore, state waters are open year round for tasty Snapper.

Once you reach deep waters, you'll be able to get Mahi Mahi and Wahoo. Season and weather play a big role here, especially for Wahoo, as these elusive fish can be out of sight, then come after the bait out of the blue. Literally!

Also, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna are a possibility. It’s best that you go around deep water floaters and rigs during the night. That’s when the bait fish come up to feed, lured by the lights. You never know with Tuna, though. Trolling can get them even in broad daylight if you have enough bait fish to spare.

As for Marlin and Sailfish, Rockport is no exception to the rich shores of the Gulf. These beauties can be found 60 miles offshore and further out, which means that you need at least a full day trip to make it there and back with a worthy catch. They are famous for a reason and getting them in the Gulf is a real feat. With the help of a local charter, you're sure to get them to bite but the real action comes when trying to reel them in. Muster your grip and be patient with them.

Rockport
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 28,889 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Deep Sea Fishing in Rockport

Bring a fully covered closed to avoid the sun burn, hat, sun glasses and sun screen.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring a fully covered closed to avoid the sun burn, hat, sun glasses and sun screen.
Jellybean Guide Service
Jellybean Guide Service
Rockport is definitely a fisherman’s destination for first timers and seasoned fisherman
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Rockport is definitely a fisherman’s destination for first timers and seasoned fisherman
Reel Adventures – Rockport - Port Aransas
Reel Adventures – Rockport - Port Aransas
For someone who's never fish the rockport area, I would definitely hire a fishing guide. Captain Tony Gonzales is a very experience guide, and will put you on the fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
For someone who's never fish the rockport area, I would definitely hire a fishing guide. Captain Tony Gonzales is a very experience guide, and will put you on the fish.
Capt. Tony Gonzalez Inshore Fishing
Capt. Tony Gonzalez Inshore Fishing
Weather that day was very windy, but it wasn't the day before, so it's just hit and miss on the weather like any other time of the year.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Weather that day was very windy, but it wasn't the day before, so it's just hit and miss on the weather like any other time of the year.
Bar W Outfitters
Bar W Outfitters
Weather can be great or not so great in March and that can affect the fishing.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Weather can be great or not so great in March and that can affect the fishing.
Captain John Wood
Captain John Wood
I chose this fishing trip on reviews and location. There are a lot out there. I didn’t take the first one that popped up. Worked to my benefit.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I chose this fishing trip on reviews and location. There are a lot out there. I didn’t take the first one that popped up. Worked to my benefit.
Bar W Outfitters
Bar W Outfitters
The morning was a little chilly so dress in layers as when we got back to shore we had slightly sun burnt noses and cheeks. Our captain is the biggest reason we did so well fishing. I recommend Jelly Bean Guide Service 100%
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The morning was a little chilly so dress in layers as when we got back to shore we had slightly sun burnt noses and cheeks. Our captain is the biggest reason we did so well fishing. I recommend Jelly Bean Guide Service 100%
Jellybean Guide Service
Jellybean Guide Service
Pick and choose your captain carefully, Captain John is a "keeper " and a very safe boat captain ,everything was provided for me , let's fish !
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Pick and choose your captain carefully, Captain John is a "keeper " and a very safe boat captain ,everything was provided for me , let's fish !
Captain John Wood
Captain John Wood
It was my first time on a guided fishing trip and I think it went really well
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was my first time on a guided fishing trip and I think it went really well
Just Add Water Guide Service
Just Add Water Guide Service Tyler, TX
Weather was a bit hot this time of year, but our guide was able to put us on fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Weather was a bit hot this time of year, but our guide was able to put us on fish.
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Rockport
Lil Joe’s Guide Service – Rockport Austin, Texas
Guides are invaluable in getting to the variety of fish species that come and go throughout the year in the Rockport area.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Guides are invaluable in getting to the variety of fish species that come and go throughout the year in the Rockport area.
Jellybean Guide Service
Jellybean Guide Service Mountain Home, TX
Get a good charter, they know the water and can help point out the good spots. Captain Smiley is a great option, friendly and very knowledgeable.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Get a good charter, they know the water and can help point out the good spots. Captain Smiley is a great option, friendly and very knowledgeable.
Smiley’s Guide Service
Smiley’s Guide Service Mustang Ridge, TX
Make sure you wear sunscreen and take a hat. Don’t get in too big a hurry. Fishing takes patience. Enjoy the time on the water!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you wear sunscreen and take a hat. Don’t get in too big a hurry. Fishing takes patience. Enjoy the time on the water!!
Reel Adventures – Rockport - Port Aransas
Reel Adventures – Rockport - Port Aransas United States
Employ a guided trip. The bay is large and and shallow, you will need help navigating to the hot spots.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Employ a guided trip. The bay is large and and shallow, you will need help navigating to the hot spots.
Captain John Wood
Captain John Wood Kaufman, TX
Take plenty of water and sun coverage. Maybe a raincoat cause you never know.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take plenty of water and sun coverage. Maybe a raincoat cause you never know.
Flat Bottom Charters #2
Flat Bottom Charters #2 San Antonio, Texas
A fishing hat and plenty of sunscreen. Too hot for babies or small children.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
A fishing hat and plenty of sunscreen. Too hot for babies or small children.
Jellybean Guide Service
Jellybean Guide Service San Antonio, TX
Book a guide i’ve fished over 20 plus years and never brought enough fish home maybe a total of like 10 fish in 20 years thats not good but just wanted my son to have a good birthday
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book a guide i’ve fished over 20 plus years and never brought enough fish home maybe a total of like 10 fish in 20 years thats not good but just wanted my son to have a good birthday
Bar W Outfitters
Bar W Outfitters San Antonio, TX
Call ahead and ask for the best times with the tides phase of the moon. This will maximize your catch.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Call ahead and ask for the best times with the tides phase of the moon. This will maximize your catch.
Captain John Wood
Captain John Wood Joshua, TX
Watch the weather and dress appropriately. It's always great to get out on the bay.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Watch the weather and dress appropriately. It's always great to get out on the bay.
Barnard's Guide Service
Barnard's Guide Service Clemmons, NC
Hiring a fishing guide is an expensive day. But it's worth it if you catch fish! There are LOTS of fishing guides available in the Rockport area. Find one that has at least a decade of experience and guides for a living - these are the ones that have the experience and hunger to make your day successful. And worth the price that you pay.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Hiring a fishing guide is an expensive day. But it's worth it if you catch fish! There are LOTS of fishing guides available in the Rockport area. Find one that has at least a decade of experience and guides for a living - these are the ones that have the experience and hunger to make your day successful. And worth the price that you pay.
Barnard's Guide Service
Barnard's Guide Service Austin, Texas

Top Targeted Deep Sea Fishing Species in Rockport