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TEXAS GULF COAST FISHING TOURNAMENTS

PORT ARANSAS, TEXAS BAY & DEEP SEA FISHING REPORTS

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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.

Call & Reserve Your Date! 

Ph: 361-215-2332

4-15-2015 With water temperatures in the mid 70's April Has Been Redfish Hot. The redfish have been hot in the flats with limits coming in daily. There biting on a verities of baits. Pin perch, shad, shrimp and sealice. If you like to throw artificials. Look for bait fish in the area. Start out by throwing soft plastics with and 1/8 once jig in darker colors in 1 to 2 ft. of water. The trout bite has been good. Trout our being caught on live shrimp and a popping cork in 3 to 4 ft of water drifting over shell and grass. Artificials our also working well. Throw top waters early then switching to a 1/8 jig in pumpkinseed chartreuse or red and white paddle tails. The weather has been cloudy and the rain had been minimal. My clients have been saying to me how comfortable it is on the water. If you want to get in on some great fishing then give me a call.

DON'T SET THE HOOK 'TIL YOU FILL-A-BITE,

Capt. Randy Filla

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ALWAYS WELCOME!

 

VISIT ONLINE:  WWW.FILLABITEGUIDESERVICE.COM

   

 

You must have this fishing license with a saltwater stamp

before boarding the boat - available at

Wal-Mart, HEB and tackle shops. 

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Call Capt. Brent Hopkins: 361-534-4007       Visit Ace in the Hole's Website

USCG Licensed. Fulltime professional fishing &

hunting guide with over 18 years of experience

in the guiding industry. 

 

 

INTERESTED IN HUNTING?

Call Capt. Brent Hopkins:

 

Update: April 15, 2015

Fishing has been pretty durn good the last week if I don't say so myself! With the cool temps and the conditions I've been faced with I've been able to catch limits easy in an anchor or two. Catching and releasing several over sized fish too! I look for these conditions to continue for the next couple of months, at least through May.

 

I still have several dates available if you would like to get in on some heavy duty action busting some big ol Reds.
Give me a shout and we'll go catch 'em!!
 

 

Check us out @ www.aceintheholeguideservice.com!

Give me a call today to reserve your spot!

 

 

 Until next time remember when the cards are down and

the bet is called, you still have your ...

 

Ace in the Hole!

Families with young ones are welcome! 

 

 

 

I promise I'll give you 120% of PURE FISHING EXCITEMENT!

  AIRBOAT TRIPS OFFERED!

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

with Tigernet Guide Service!

4-15-2015: Hello To Everyone!  It's pretty simple throw shrimp ,or plastics that look like shrimp. Although, Although, Piggies are beginning to show in the bait stands. I believe they are a little too small, but you can double the baits. Either way you decide....go Fishing and fish the potholes!!! The weather is beginning to settle to a norm, but there are some slight possibilities of severe storms predicted for this Friday, the 10th, the weather experts predict. The best thing is to check the weather daily before you plan a trip.
Contact me if you're interested in wading for Reds and Blacks.

On another note "Prime Red Fishing Time" is just around the corner, so why not book a trip or two, now!

Please contact me and lets go "catch you some memories".
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 so...

Let's Go Fishing!!! 

Captain Lanny Phillips

 

 

 

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 & Bay Fishing Adventures in Port Aransas, Texas

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PORT ARANSAS OFFSHORE & BAY FISHING REPORT: April 2015

The offshore fishing is just starting as the water warms up. Our boats caught and released Red Snapper. The customer was telling the story of how the water turned red from all the Snapper coming to the top in several of the places they went. They could pick out which snapper they wanted to catch never going deeper than a few feet. The Red Snapper were all released unharmed.
Our Bay Fisherman have been coming in with limits of Black Drum, Redfish, and Sheepshead. The weather has finally turned into spring and it should not be long before the big Speckled Trout show up.  The oversize Black Drum fishing has been great with many coming off our dock here at South Bay.  Live bait is still hard to find but we finally got our first live shrimp in a while hopefully we can continue with the supply. Blue Crabs has been the bait of choice for the Black Drum and Redfish. We also have live Sea Lice available. 
We are booking offshore and bay trip already for the spring and summer. Don't miss out on your fishing day. Give us a call and let us help plan your special day out on the water 361-758-6900
 

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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.)

Give us a call and let us help plan your special day of fishing!
 

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. 

Accessible by land or boat.  Come on in and check out our new place.

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

 

 

 

 

4-15-2015:  Well we can officially say that Spring is Here and the temperatures are warming up. I can also say the fishing has been great as of the last few weeks. I am getting live bait consistently  now. The early spring rains and the water flow through Cedar Bayou is helping fishing tremendously. I have been catching good numbers trout with live shrimp under a rattle cork drifting ,anchored , and wading on shell. The sand grass flats is starting to produce good fish also wading and drifting. There also have been good numbers of fish caught in the surf at cedar bayou on plastic and dead bait on the bottom. If your looking to fish give me a call. This time of year is really good. I have good dates still left open in May and a few in April.

ASK ME ABOUT A ONE-OF-A-KIND CEDAR BAYOU FISHING CAMP-OUT!

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!

~Safety is Always a Priority~

 

 

CAPTAIN JAMES SABO

USCG Licensed / TPWD Certified

 

LIGHT TACKLE   WADING

SIGHTCASTING

FLYFISHING & SHALLOW

WATER STALKING

 

BAY FISHING WITH LIVE

OR DEAD BAIT,

ARTIFICIALS/LURES

 REDFISH  SPECKLED TROUT

BLACK DRUM FLOUNDER

SHEEPSHEAD JACK CREVALLE

AND TARPON (UPON OCCASION)

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SUNSET CRUISES,

LIGHTHOUSE LAKES

 Serving the Communities of Rockport-Fulton, Port Aransas & Aransas Pass, Texas.

All Skill Levels - Families with Children Always Welcome!

4-15-2015:  Well folks the fishing is heating up from Rockport to Aransas Pass to Port Aransas. We are finding good numbers of redfish and drum and some trout too. Look for Black Drum along grassy drop offs and redfish in the potholes up tight to the islands and near good tidal flow areas using live bait and dead baits from shrimp, pin perch and mullet it all seems to be working good. Look for glistening tails popping up in 1' of water or less early morning or evenings are best. Live shrimp under a popping cork is working for trout. I still have a few days open for April and May so don't wait call and get you trip booked today. The calendar will be filled up before long. You don't want to be the only one on your street not experiencing the beautiful gulf coast!!! Call 24hrs a day 316-726-5255. Thanks and tight lines from your Captain!
VISIT: www.tailsupguideservice.com

Tight Lines Everyone,

Capt. James Sabo  (361)726-5255.

 

 

 

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

 FLOUNDER GIGGING AT NIGHT IS FANTASTIC! 

4-15-2015Hey, South Texas Gigging Fans!   This year is flying by, already mid-April and soon to be summer! My favorite time for flounder gigging. Make sure to plan early and get your flounder gigging trip reserved. The past couple of weeks we have had a few big rain showers that are going to make the flounder gigging a lot better. Eight days ago, we finally had one of the highest tides of the year, it has been very low tides lately, making it a little bit tougher to get out there and find the flounder. The water temperature is finally climbing into the mid-70's - just what I was waiting for. There is also lots of new sea life coming into the bays.  It has been taking my groups about five hours to gig a twenty fish limit. We have been passing over lots of borderline flounder. We have been finding most of the flounder on hard sand on the windward sides of the banks. The flounder are still around the 14.5 to 16 inch range. There have been very few sheepshead and drum gigged. There is lots of gigging action taking place at the coast, call now!  361-790-3271!

Thanks for reading - Capt. David Dupnik
Spend your Spring & Summer on the coast with Capt. Dave. Call NOW to RESERVE your FLOUNDER GIGGING TRIP! 361-790-3271
Contact Capt. Dave: captdavedupnik@yahoo.com.   Weekday trips are available! 

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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.

  

4-1-2015: Reds are in the flats and eating anything you put in front of them. I am using pin perch and sea lice, but they are also eating shad, finger mullet, and shrimp. Boat limits are common especially on decent weather days. Oversized reds are also common with one to two a day expected. black drum are in their usual places eating shrimp (the school fish) and crab and sea lice for the oversize drum. Trout are also beginning to show up in the Aransas area and believe it or not for me the best bite has been on top water while wading. the water and air temp is warming and the season is off to the races. Beat the boat traffic and come down as soon as you can; you will have a blast.
Call: 1-888-948-7688 Schedule Your Next Fishing Adventure Online - Now!
Until Next Time, Go Fishing!

Capt. Kevin McCoy

Reel McCoy Guide Service

 

 

 

FLOUNDER & BAY FISHING        CAPT. DAN THE FLOUNDER MAN      BIRDS, DOLPHINS, NATURE

Be prepared to have the time of your life - filling up the ice chest with tasty Flounder, Redfish, Black Drum & Sheepshead. Aransas, Redfish & Corpus Christi Bays provide excellent fishing!

It just doesn't get any better!

Capt. Dan Pike has over 25 years experience along the waterways of the Aransas Bay complex.

USCG Licensed~TPWD Certified

(No one under 12 yrs of age on the gigging trips.)

Call: 361-386-3219

Take a fun and education bird, nature or dolphin watch tour.  Families with small children are encourage to treat their young ones to a fantastic experience by boat that is unlike any other tour!

Certified Birding & Nature Guide

 

FLOUNDER, REDFISH, TROUT,

BLACK DRUM, SHEEPSHEAD

Visit Capt. Dan's Website for Details!

 

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4-1-2015 - Hello Fishing people!
Things are really looking good this spring! There just seems to be hundreds, maybe thousands of 13 inch flounders all over the place in 6 weeks they will all be keepers, and the sows should also be coming in by then. I see no reason we won't limit every trip this summer season 2015 Kudos to TPWD and the new regs,plus the stocking program. Putting fish back where 5 years ago I struggled, now it looks as to be way easy!  Redfish are starting to bite just about anything as the water temp climbs on up there ,from now to July it should just be great fishing, trout and reds are being caught in Cedar Bayou but some guides are saying Vincent slough is silted in that's bad news, what happened to were gonna maintain it? We'll guess we have to make do and grin and bare it! I'm taking lots of calls and booking april and may fast! call me and lets go get some!!
MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW!

May your fishing always be catching,
Capt. Dan Pike

Member: Coastal Bend Guides Association 

  

   

 

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