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Capt. Randy Filla

USCG Licensed Fishing Guide

Texas Parks & Wildlife Certified

REDFISH     TROUT    FLOUNDER   DRUM

Looking for a great Texas coastal fishing guide and if your idea of adventure is fishing the beautiful, pristine saltwater bays of the South Texas Coastal Bend area, then you've come to the right place!  Perhaps you'd prefer wade fishing or drift fishing Aransas Bay, Redfish Bay, South Bay, Copano Bay, San Antonio Bay, Mesquite Bay and Corpus Christi Bay.  If it's more of an eco-style fishing adventure you're after, then try out a nature and birding trip around the Barrier Islands - Mustang Island, St. Joe's Island and other scenic stops along the Intracoastal waterway!  When wind and weather conditions allow, fishing with us will be one of the greatest experiences you've had on this part of the Texas coast.

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Ph: 361-215-2332

4-1-2016: Hello to all. With April approaching we will see warmer waters and a increase in Redfish activity. April last year was red hot for Redfish. This year should follow the same pattern. I'm starting to see menhaden popping in the channels. Which means schools of redfish should be right behind. Look for these fish in the flats in 1-3 feet of water. I'll be using fresh menhaden, perch and sea lice. April will also show and increase in trout activity. Soft plastics with and 1/8 once jig head will be working. Also shrimp and a popping cork is very effective. Black Drum will also be in and around in April using live or dead shrimp. As the water heats up in April. The fishing will be heating up. Come on down and take advantage of what April has to offer.

  
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Capt. Randy Filla  Ph: 361-215-2332

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With over 30 years of experience in saltwater fishing the Coastal Bend area year around, Capt. Brent Hopkins is a full-time professional fishing and hunting guide for the Rockport, Texas area and beyond. While owning his own business for the last 15 years now, he is well-seasoned to accommodating individuals, families, corporate groups and tournament fisherman, both male and female alike, for over 300 days a year which sets him apart from most other guides and outfitters found on the coast that spend much less time out on the water.

 

Individual, Corporate Groups, and Tournament Fishing Charters are available.

CAPT. BRENT HOPKINS ~ USCG LICENSED

CALL TO RESERVE: 361-534-4007

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4-1-2016: The week of spring break fishing kicked things off well for this spring fishing season. My clients limited on their redfish fairly easy every day but one. I was also able to find a few black drum to add to the box on a few days. April is now here and I'm looking forward to some spring time fishing with the awesome weather this month brings with it. I always seem to find lots of redfish this time of year in the flats making for a short boat ride with lots of rod bending action. I still have a few days available during April if you would like to go along with me before the boat traffic picks up in May.

I still have some dates open if you would like to book a trip - Give me call and we'll go stretch some lines!

Until next time remember when the cards are down and the bet is called, you still have your ...

Ace in the Hole!  Ph: 361-534-4007

Capt. Brent Hopkins

 

 

NO FISH, NO PAY! CALL: 313-384-6463

USCG Licensed/TPWD Certified

COASTAL BEND

TOURNAMENT

FISHING GUIDE!

Fishing the Rockport, Port Aransas

and Corpus Christi Bay Areas!

Capt. Ryan Rock

REDFISH     TROUT     DRUM  

FLOUNDER    SHEEPSHEAD

CALL TO RESERVE:

313-384-6463

Families with Children.... Always Welcome!   

"I will go above and beyond to ensure you are happy with your bay fishing charter experience.

I put my heart and soul into every trip because I love what I do".
Beginners to Seasoned Anglers - Come on, Let's go!

4-1-2016: SPRING HAS SPRUNG IN THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND! 

The weather has been fantastic and as the temperatures and water temps warm up this month - it's only going to get better!   The redfish are hitting everything in sight and there's plenty of them in the flats already.  Trout are hanging-out in their usual spots but soon their eggs will be fertilized and then trout fishing is killer fun!   Call me to book a weekday or weekend trip - bring the family or your fiends - or both!   Book your trip now before the dates get filled!

To see pictures of my most recent fishing trips, go to my Facebook Page and if you want to catch a whole lot of fish and need to reserve your trip date, call 313-384-6463 or send me an e-mail.  I will get back to you just as soon as I get off the water!  

Be Safe and Tight Lines to All,

Visit: www.corpuschristiinshorefishingcharters.com

Capt. Ryan Rock  (captain.ryanrock@gmail.com)      PHONE #: 313-384-6463

 

 

 

 

~ Specializing in Sightcasting, Bay, Flats & Wade Fishing in the Coastal Bend Area ~

Fishing the areas of Rockport, Port Aransas, Aransas Pass, Corpus Christi ~ Nueces Bay and Baffin Bay.

Exceptional Results for Beginners & Experienced Anglers!  Families with Young Children Always Welcome!

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4-1-2016: Spring break is over at this time. We've had lots of fun with the kiddos, watching them catch reds and a few of the big drum. One of the 8 year olds said catching the big drum was like pulling in a Volkswagen. Sure had lots of fun with the families that came down to enjoy Spring Break. While cruising the flats we've seen several small schools of reds and they're moving around from one area to the next. One day they'll eat finger mullet, the next day cut mullet and then finally cut shad. Keep a little of everything and you should be able to get your limits. Trout have been found scattered in different areas. We found some on the outside of Traylor in the deeper water. Artificials have been the best bite. Down South Lures keylime has been our go to lure rigged on 1/8 screw lock jig head. Popping cork with live shrimp has also proved successful. Move around and don't stick to just one area.

Need an Experienced Tournament Captain?   361-633-1288 - Call today!

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Rod tips up and tight lines to all,

Capt. Russ Wheeler

USCG Licensed & TPWD Certified Fishing Captain

 

Capt. David Dupnik is One of the Most Successful Flounder Gigging Experts in the Coastal Bend.

 FLOUNDER GIGGING AT NIGHT IS FANTASTIC!  CALL 361-790-3271

4-1-2016: The big storms we received during the middle of March had the bay turned upside down for a few nights. When the thunderstorms rolled off and all the freshwater that was pouring out of the low-lined areas finally reached the banks, the water was absolutely filthy. The gigging was extremely difficult. Once everything settled down, the gigging turned on dramatically - with lots of flounder holding on hard sand in water from 4 to 12 inches deep. The flounder are good size, averaging 2 pounds. Our recent gigging trips are taking about 3 to 4 hours to gig a 20 fish limit. We have seen very few drum and sheepshead. There are tons of little fish out in the bays. Every night I have counted around a hundred 12 inch flounder. Surrender At Sunrise is ready for another successful floundering season down here on the coast. Make sure and give me a call to book your family flounder trip during your stay in the Coastal Bend. The weather is phenomenal!!!   Come make some MEMORIES!!!
Make sure you stop by the Facebook page to see the newest photos. Call NOW to RESERVE! 361-790-3271

E-mail Capt. Dave: captdavedupnik@yahoo.com and visit: SURRENDER AT SUNRISE TO RESERVE!

We Don't Give-Up Until Sunrise!

Capt. David Dupnik 

 

 

ARANSAS BAY FISHING ADVENTURES

Capt. Lori Sims - USCG Licensed/TPWD Certified Captain ~ Capt. Kevin Sims - USCG Licensed/TPWD Certified Captain

Catch Fish & Have Fun...That's Our Motto!

~ Take Your Friends & Family on a "Reel" Fishing Adventure ~

When you team-up with Capts. Lori and Kevin Sims - you can expect to have two dedicated fishing guides that are dedicated to making your trip a totally memorable experience!

YOU'LL BE CATCHING:

REDFISH & BLACK DRUM

TROUT & FLOUNDER

We know where the fish are - everyday!! We provide everything you need for a great day of fishing!

Bays We Fish Include:

ARANSAS BAY & COPANO

ST. CHARLES BAY & SAN JOSE

CEDAR BAYOU AREA

MESQUITE & SAN ANTONIO

4-1-16: GREAT FISHING... HAPPENING NOW!!!

March fishing was fantastic with limits of nice heavy trout being caught. April is poised to be even better. The early spring has brought warm temperatures and warmer than usual water. The trout bite is excellent drifting over mud close to shell reefs. We have been most successful with live shrimp under popping corks. Soft plastics are excellent as well. We are having some success with larger trout using DOA plastic shrimp using a slow to medium retrieve. Once you have caught your trout move on to catching some nice redfish. The Redfish bite has been a little later in the morning. We are catching nice Redfish close to grass with live shrimp and cut crab. After catching your Redfish you can try for some black drum. The The drum bite has been really good with peeled shrimp fishing on the bottom in muddy areas. We have found a 1/4 ounce egg sinker above a 16 leader to work the best. If your using life shrimp you may just pick up a nice flounder or two. Get out on the water and have some fun. Until next month may you have Following Seas and Tight lines.
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Remember a bad day fishing is always better than a good day at the office! You Deserve This!

Capts. Kevin & Lori Sims

 

 

 

Captain Kevin McCoy...

 is a USCG licensed, fulltime professional guide.  Whether you are a novice or experienced fisherman, like to fish with artificial or live bait, large or small group, Kevin would like to take you fishing; any Season of the Year!  Kevin welcomes families with children.  Member of Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce & the

Coastal Bend Guides Association.

  

4-1-2016:  Hello Everybody, How do you like this weather? We have a few small frontal systems passing through and keeping the water level and temps up and down. Some days are easy limits of red fish, and some days I have to work very hard for some fish. Regardless, the time spent on the water is very special and nice. The weather does not get much better overall. Cool and not too hot. The days of limits are very nice, with the oversize fish mixed in, and the days of almost limits are a product of enough bites. On these days you can not miss too many fish. That is as honest as I can be!
Call: 1-888-948-7688 Schedule Your Next Fishing Adventure Online - Now!
Until Next Time, Go Fishing!

Capt. Kevin McCoy

Reel McCoy Guide Service

 

 

Capt. Dan's Flounder Gigging Trips are top-rated in the Coastal Bend! With over 30 years of experience, his unique knack for gigging flounder & finding fish sets him apart from the rest!

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He has an outstanding reputation for providing his customers with safety, fun, plenty of fish in the ice chest and excellent customer satisfaction.

We also catch Drum and Sheepshead!

 

ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME HERE!

4-1-2016: Hello South Texas!
Its been a hard month, with wind ,storms, and more wind, but a few brave souls ventured out with me to chase after some flounder. Some nights were good and others...well you just can't control mother nature, a combination of full moon and tides kept the fish deep and when that happens, you do the best you can.  Last night after the moon went down and the tide came up ,we limited out on nice size flounder, fishing out of Port Aransas, we passed up a lot of 15 inch ones and only went after larger ones, like to protect the small ones for next years stock, our conservation on flounder is putting fish back in areas they haven't been in years! Redfish and drum are still being caught in front of Rockport, some folks have been catching them in front of the Fulton pier
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CALL TO RESERVE - 361-386-3219

May your Fishing Always Be Catching!  

Capt. Dan Pike

 

 

 

 

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PORT ARANSAS OFFSHORE & BAY FISHING REPORT: APRIL 2016

Spring is here !!!!!!! Time to start thinking about your great adventure of that special day of fishing. Plan your trips early so you can get the boat you have picked on the day you have picked.

Offshore boats are coming in with Kingfish, Atlantic Sharpnose Shark and have released a few Blacktip and a Dusky Shark. Our Red Snapper season in federal waters looks like it will open on June 1st,2016 . I haven't been notified yet as to how long of a season we will get this year should be getting that information soon.

The Bay Fisherman have been coming in with limits of Sheepshead, Redfish, Black Drum and Speckled Trout. The fisherman off the docks at South Bay have caught, Whiting, Sand Trout, Speckled Trout and a few Flounder.

Live bait has been available Shrimp and Finger mullet. We also carry Live Blue Crabs and usually have them in supply.

Time to plan you fishing trip give us a call and we will be happy to assist you in planning out your perfect day on the water 361-758-6900.
 

Book early so you have the day and boat your choice.  

    Call to make your reservations for your fishing adventure.

Phone:  361-758-6900      Toll Free: 800-567-5132

South Bay Marina, Port Aransas Deep Sea and Bay Fishing: Tuna, Shark, Ling, Red Snapper, Redfish, Trout, Black Drum! Boats and Kayak Rentals. Marina Services Offered!  We also have ice cold beverages from Gatorades, sodas and beer come in and take a break get you something cold to drink.  (Snapper is a Seasonal Fish.) 

 

RED SNAPPER       VERMILLION SNAPPER       DORADO     YELLOWFIN TUNA

VARIETY OF SHARK     KINGFISH      REDFISH      SPECKLED TROUT      BLACK DRUM

We are located... on the Intracoastal Channel as you're leaving Aransas Pass on Hwy 361 heading toward Port Aransas.  South Bay Marina is on your left about mid-way between Aransas Pass and Port Aransas. 

 

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Corporate groups, families on vacation with young children, tournament guiding experience.  Novice or experienced anglers.

Children Always Welcome!

Capt. Lanny Phillips

USCG Licensed / Master Certified

TPWD Certified

Specializing in Trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout.  Seasonal Black Drum

and Flounder too!

Call: 432-349-0353

 Visit: www.tigernetfishguideservice.com

Come & Experience Adventure

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4-1-2016: The wind has been howling lately, therefore, not a lot of people are wanting to fish. Not only has the wind slowed people from fishing, but I believe the economy has kept people from spending excess cash...if there is such a thing as excess cash. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. In other words without a lot of traffic and pressure on the water there are more fish to be caught. When these bays turn from chocolate milk back to normal, then, you better be ready for some fish catching. Lately we've caught of a lot of fish, both Reds and Trout, but you'll catch 5-8 Reds to get 1-2 keepers. Your Friends and Family will catch 20-30 Trout to get 10 and that is about to change. Use Popping Corks with live shrimp in the pot holes and Pin Perch "free-lining". The fishing is good when the wind is not howling 35 -40 mph. and its beginning to calm down some now. I'm advising as hard as I can the fishing is about to bust wide open! Call me! I'll inform you if it is, or not, but again believe me it's right around the corner! Contact me, book a trip, or two and "lets go catch you some memories".

Lets go catch you some memories!  Call: 432-349-0353

"Prime Time Red Fishing Time" is just around the corner!

You can also contact me via our website...www.tigernetfishguideservice.com, or by e-mail... tigernet@cableone.net.

I promise I'll give you 120%  of Pure Fishing Excitement!

Captain Lanny Phillips

 

4-1-2016 With the warmer spring temperatures, the trout bite has been excellent! Catching limits of trout on almost every trip out. I don't foresee it slowing down any time soon. The fish are into their spring pattern, and we are catching on soft plastics and live shrimp. We've been wading and drifting to catch them. Picking up a few good size reds when tide is above average along sand, grass shorelines. Using lots of crab and more crab. The weather has been great and is staying warm, so let's go fishing. Give me a call! Lots of dates open so far in April and May. Look forward to hearing from you.

TRY A ONE-OF-A-KIND CEDAR BAYOU FISHING ADVENTURE! 

If you're looking for Trophy Redfish and Huge Trout....let me be your 1st choice! I have 20 Years experience and I grew up here!  I can accommodate beginners and seasoned anglers alike.  As a father, I know all about how to keep the kiddos entertained and having the time of their lives catching fish!  You'll Travel Safe and Dry in my Custom 23' Stoner Boat with a New 250 HP Mercury Engine - Quiet and Smooth Ride! (Max 5 + Capt.)

Look Forward to Hearing from You & Visit My Site!  Phone: 361-403-7510

~Safety is Always a Priority~

 

 

 

4-1-2016: Spring is early seeing a lot of small flounder in the 12/13 " range. Some nights gigging 7/8 keeper size flounder and a few sheepshead and drum and then other nights 13/15 flounder and a few sheepshead and drum. The biggest flounder we gigged was 21" about 3 1/2 pounds. The average size are 15/18" not bad for this time of year. The fish are really thick that's a good sign for the rest of the year. The trout are plentiful with a lot of under sized ones.  When your into them you'll have to weed through them. There are big ones mixed in with them. The reds are scattered some big fish here and there. Sheepshead are on pilings and small gas rigs in the bays free line shrimp should work just fine.  GIVE A CALL IF YOU WANT TO GIG WITH ME!

Thanks for looking in and don't forget to book now because weekends fill-up fast!  PH: 361-463-3217

FLOUNDER LOVE THE NIGHT LIFE - COME FIND OUT WHY!!!

KEEP CHECKING BACK & THANKS FOR READING MY FLOUNDER FISHING REPORTS...

Capt. Joe    VISIT ME ONLINE. ANYTIME!!!
 

 

 

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