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Fishing Corpus Christi

If you’re looking for a fun fishing adventure, then Corpus Christi is the perfect destination! This beautiful Texas town is full of amazing spots to cast a line and catch some of the biggest and tastiest fish around. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just starting out, you’ll find plenty to enjoy here.

Logan and Dad fishing in Corpus Christi
Logan and Dad fishing in Corpus Christi by motleypixel is licensed under CC BY 2.0

From the coastal marshes and estuaries near Padre Island National Seashore to the freshwater lakes and rivers near Choke Canyon State Park, there are countless fishing opportunities waiting for you. So grab your tackle box and head on down to Corpus Christi; it’s time to get hooked on some serious adventure!

Fishing Charter in Corpus Christi

Our mission is to provide you and your friends the best fishing experience in the Coastal Bend aboard our 22’ Gulf Coast three-hull vessel, known as the Wicked Wench. Three-hull vessels allow the Captain to fish in shallower water if necessary, with a smooth ride to and from his favorite fishing holes. The Wicked Wench includes an oxygenated live bait well, to keep bait fresh and attracting fish, with comfortable, upholstered seating for up to 5 people. State-of-the-art GPS, a shady T-Top, and a quiet 150 HP Yamaha 4-stroke motor make your trip to the flats and Baffin Bay a pleasure. Piloted by Master Captain, a 40-year captain and expert angler, your trip is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!

  • Texas Shoreline from Corpus Christi and south including the King Ranch
  • Baffin Bay
  • Laguna Madre and our secret, favorite fishing holes specialize in helping you reel in the biggest catch, constantly seeking out areas along the Texas coastline and flats where the fish are running hard and thick. When the Captain isn’t taking his guests fishing, he’s on the water finding little-known holes that are not over-fished and are sure to be productive. Catch the big ones!

  • Redfish
  • Trout
  • Drum
  • Flounder
  • Sheep’s Head
  • Wade Fishing and more!

Best Fishing Spots in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas, offers a variety of excellent fishing opportunities due to its location along the Gulf Coast. Whether you’re interested in bay fishing, offshore angling, or pier fishing, there’s something for every angler. Here are some of the best fishing spots in Corpus Christi:

Packery Channel

Known for its diverse fishery, Packery Channel offers access to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna Madre. Anglers can catch a variety of species including redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and more.

Packery Channel
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Bob Hall Pier

This popular fishing pier provides opportunities to catch a wide range of Gulf Coast species, such as redfish, speckled trout, Spanish mackerel, and sheepshead.

Aransas Pass Jetties

These jetties are a hotspot for nearshore and offshore fishing. Expect to catch species like redfish, black drum, tarpon, and various types of snapper and grouper.

The jetty at Aransas Pass
The jetty at Aransas Pass by timandkris is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Padre Island National Seashore

Offering miles of pristine shoreline, this national seashore is a great spot for wade fishing. Species like redfish, speckled trout, and flounder are commonly caught here.

Indian Point Fishing Area

Located on the Nueces Bay Causeway, this area provides access to both the bay and the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. It’s known for redfish, speckled trout, and drum.

Corpus Christi Bay

The bay itself offers a variety of fishing opportunities, with numerous bays and channels. Target redfish, speckled trout, and flounder.

North Padre Island

Along the shore of North Padre Island, anglers can find great surf fishing for species like pompano, whiting, and other surf-loving fish.

Offshore Charters

If you’re looking for offshore action, consider booking a fishing charter to venture into the Gulf of Mexico for species like kingfish, dorado, tuna, and more.

Baffin Bay

While a bit farther south of Corpus Christi, Baffin Bay is known for its trophy-speckled trout and redfish. It’s worth the trip for avid anglers.

Baffin Bay
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Bluff’s Landing Marina

Situated near the Laguna Madre, this marina offers boat rentals, a fishing pier, and access to prime fishing locations.

Map of Corpus Christi Fishing

Corpus Christi Guide Service suggests you wear appropriate clothing for the weather, we fish all year long. Slickers are recommended for rainy days, and hats for sunny days. We provide almost everything else you need to have a wonderful day at sea! If you have food allergies or special dietary needs, please feel free to bring your own refreshments in a small ice chest.

Trips depart from marinas along the Laguna Madre in Corpus Christi, TX. Full-day trips generally depart at dawn and half-day trips at approximately 2 pm.

Corpus Christi Fishing Guides & Charters

Consider hiring a local fishing guide who can provide valuable insights and ensure a successful fishing trip. Check local regulations, fishing licenses, and any specific rules for each fishing spot before you head out.

Corpus Christi Inshore Fishing Charters

(313) 384-6463

Corpus Christi Inshore Fishing ChartersCaptain Rock grew up fishing in Corpus Christi, the Laguna Madre, and Baffin Bay when he was old enough to hold a pole. Captain Rock joined the military after high school and served our country as a Navy SEAL. After doing three tours overseas, he’s returned home to his wife and daughter. Being a Corpus Christi fishing guide is his passion and his love for the outdoors is obvious when he begins teaching you how to catch fish on your privately guided Corpus Christi fishing charter! Only trust a USCG Licensed Fishing Captain!! –

Fish On Guide Service

(361) 244-2747

If you and your guests choose me for your fishing charter services, I will be your private personal guide. I specialize in fishing for TROPHY speckled trout and TROPHY redfish, but will also put you and your guests on some fun action with other species such as black drum, flounder or even an occasional Crevalle jack. There is fun to be had whether you are an experienced angler or a novice. I will make sure everyone is having a good time and getting in on the action! –

Southbound Fishing Charters – Captain Pierre Petrila

13304 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
(361) 271-9870

Southbound Fishing ChartersExplore the Pristine Waters Surrounding Corpus Christi, Texas with a Professional, Full-Time Fishing Guide, Captain Pierre Petrila. We target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Flounder on light tackle. We also offer deep-sea fishing adventures targeting Snapper, Shark, Kingfish, Ling (Cobia), Mahi-Mahi, and more. We provide fishing adventures for all levels of anglers, from beginners to the most experienced wader. Children and families are always welcome. Sight casting, flounder gigging, duck hunts, dove hunts, and corporate multi-boat trips are also available. –

Captain Len’s Fishing Guide Service

14130 Bounty Ave, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Phone: (361) 563-9806

Located on North Padre Island, Corpus Christi Texas; We provide private fishing charters from Bay Fishing the Laguna Madre to Deep Sea Fishing the offshore waters of Corpus Christi in the Gulf of Mexico, and south to Baffin Bay. We fish from dawn until we limit or you are just done fishing.
Afternoon trips are also available. –

K&K Outfitters – Corpus Fishing Guide

5010 Baldpate Ct, Corpus Christi, TX 78413
(361) 960-0005

K&K Outfitters is designed to put you on fish and provide an exceptional experience out on the water. We are a family-owned and operated fishing outfitter business that specializes in bay fishing trips out of Corpus Christi, Texas. Captain Kevin Ide has over 28 years of guided fishing trip experience in the Laguna Madre. –

Spot N’ Tails Fishing Charters

15873 Punta Espada Loop, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 945-9216

Spot N' Tails Fishing ChartersNothing beats the freedom of being on the water for a day of fishing, fun, and relaxation. Spot n’ Tails Fishing Charters in Corpus Christi wants you to make the most of your fishing trip by providing you with the guidance and expertise that you need to have a fun, successful day out. When you fish with Captain Larry, you benefit from my passion for fishing and more than 30 years of fishing experience. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just want to try fishing for the first time, I have a charter for you. –

Warren Alan Fishing Guide Service

(361) 945-2972

We fish mostly in the protected waters of Corpus Christi and specialize in Speckled Trout. These aggressive game fish are fun for both the novice and experienced angler. No one knows these waters better than Captain Warren. There is always plenty of aquatic life and birds to see. Bring your camera because you will want to take plenty of pictures. Capt. Warren Hart – U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain Professional Fishing Guide in the Corpus Christi, Texas area since 1999. –

Doc’s Fishing Clinic and Guide Service

(361) 443-6993

Doc's Fishing Clinic and Guide ServiceIf you want to hunt the drag-screaming bad-boy redfish of South Texas with fly and light tackle, then you have come to the right place. South Texas has the perfect weather and year-round fishery to always be a great spot to sightcast world-class redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and black drum. If you want to try your hand at fly fishing or are a seasoned warrior of the flats, then the Doc is your fly fishing guide. He provides all the equipment needed as well as custom flies he has personally tied. –

Corpus Christi Bay Charters

3425 Tahiti Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 443-9792

We specialize in light tackle fishing for saltwater species including Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, and more. Whatever your ability level we can accommodate your party. From wading, drift fishing, or anchored bait fishing, we will give you the experience of a lifetime. –

Team Liberty Guide Service

(361) 876-7887

Captain Jack Cooper, a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed full-time professional Corpus Christi fishing and hunting guide and owner of Team Liberty Guide Service, LLC. We are veteran-owned and operated, located on North Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX. We provide guided inshore fishing charters in the Upper Laguna Madre, Lower Laguna Madre, Nueces Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, Baffin Bay, and the Land Cut specializing in Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Flounder using Live and Artificial Bait. –

Fish Finder Guide Service

15109 Tesoro Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 533-0982

Fish Finder Guide Service is based on North Padre Island near Corpus Christi Texas. We provide guided fishing trips from Rockport to the Land Cut. We target redfish, trout, and flounder on light tackle. Our guided fishing trips consist primarily of drifting or wade fishing using bait or lures, however, sight casting and fly fishing guided trips are also available. –

Mojo Guide Service & Outfitters – Corpus Christi

820 Waldron Rd #200, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 866-5496

Born and raised in the Coastal Bend, Capt. JC Algueseva developed a passion for fishing as a child. JC grew up fishing saltwater all around the Coastal Bend. Now with over 30 years of fishing experience, he does everything possible to create an unforgettable experience on the water. As an experienced professional, JC is always willing to teach guests how to improve their angling skills. Whether educating children or beginners his approach is always patient and courteous. –

Capt. Dusty, Saltwater Cowboyz LLC

15403 Palmira Ave #1B, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 867-1235

U.S. Coast Guard Licensed full-time professional Corpus Christi fishing guide and owner of Saltwater Cowboyz LLC. I will customize fishing adventures for all skill levels and enjoy taking families on the adventure of a lifetime. My goal is to provide the safest most enjoyable adventure on the water possible for my customers. –

Backlash Charters

2802 Grand Park Ave, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (254) 913-8122

My name is Grant Coppin and I am the owner of Backlash Charters. I have lived on the Texas Coast for 13 years and have been guiding the local waters here in the coastal bend professionally, for the last 7 years. I can’t imagine a more fulfilling or rewarding occupation than waking up every morning on the Texas coast and fishing for a living. I grew up in central Texas until I was 18 years old when I moved to Corpus Christi to pursue my passion for the outdoors. –

Fin Factory Kayak Fishing

9919 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
(817) 832-1045

Fin Factory is owned and operated by Certified Costal Kayak Guide and USCG Captain Mike Morales who has been fishing the Corpus Christi Region for over 20 years and has a passion for the sport. From veteran anglers to first-timers, we tailor your experience and gear to maximize your adventures. From guided boat trips to selling Kayaks, our goal is to maximize your experience with or without us. –

Drifter Guides

(512) 699-3299

Born and raised in South Texas, Captain Chris Strakos has over twenty years of experience fishing many bays of the Texas Gulf Coast. Captain Chris is licensed by the US Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife for charter bay fishing. In addition, Drifter Guides carries commercial insurance for clientele peace of mind on, and off, the water. –

Laguna Adventures – formerly Captain Carl’s Fishing Adventures

14493 South Padre Island Drive, Suite A-625 Corpus Christi Texas, 78418; (361) 500-3559

Looking for a Coastal Bend Fishing Guide while vacationing in Corpus Christi? Laguna Adventures will provide you with an enjoyable angling experience from the fertile shallow water of the Laguna Madre, the infamous rocks of Baffin Bay, the Concentrated waters of the Land Cut, or the blue water of the Gulf Of Mexico. It is here that anglers come to sample the incredible fishery that has made Corpus Christi, TX. one of the premier saltwater fishing destinations in the world. –

Cliff Webb’s Guide Services

13921 Primavera Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 949-0707

If you want to catch fish, Cliff Webb’s Fishing Guide Service will find them for you. Cliff has built his reputation not only on his trophy trout but also on his dedication to providing outstanding customer service and a memorable fishing experience for all of his clients. He is well-known and respected as a professional guide throughout the state, and more importantly, he catches the big ones! –

Czar Fishing Company

15010 Leeward Dr. Unit 9201, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 739-0626

Captain Taylor Czar is a Corpus Christi Fishing Guide. Chartering the bay waters of; Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, and Port Aransas. I am Captain Taylor Czar and fishing has been my obsession for over 20 years. Growing up I fished rivers and lakes near home in the Texas Hill Country with multiple trips a year to Corpus Christi. As soon as I got a driver’s license and my first truck at 16, I was hooked on saltwater fishing. This motivated me to attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi where I definitely did more fishing than studying. I earned a Ph.D. in fishing and a B.A. in business. –

Captain Clint Smith’s Come N’ Take It OutFitters

6905 Aaron Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78413; (512) 804-8589

I am a licensed USCG, a fully qualified and approved boat captain and a board member in the CCA Corpus chapter. I am also an experienced Baffin and landcut guide. My career started as a college student working on the Wharf Cat in Port Aransas. My experience at bay fishing has led to some pretty spectacular “fishing holes” in and around the Corpus Christi and Aransas areas. Our main targets are speckled trout, red and black drums. Offshore fishing, my focus has been snapper, kingfish, lings, and shark. –

Escape Charters

13317 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (361) 563-8186

Come join Capt. Ken Cotton for Offshore Bay Fishing on the Texas coast. Ken is a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed fishing guide. Ken specializes in trophy trout and redfish in the Corpus Christi Bay, Baffin Bay and Laguna Madre areas. We can accommodate families safely and for an enjoyable ride. The Texas coast has produced some of the largest speckled trout, redfish, and snapper. If you desire to catch a giant red, your chances get no better than fishing with professional guide Capt. Ken Cotton. –

Fisher’s Fishing Guide Service

2838 Ransom Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418; (512) 353-7534

Hi, I’m Captain Pat Fisher. I’m a professional angler with over ten years of experience. I had the honor, of being trained by my dear friend a Navy Chief and a master fishing guide, with over 30 years of experience. I have been trained to catch you as many fish as possible, safely and enjoyably. You owe it to yourself to take advantage of my unique talent and catch you a huge box of fish.I am licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Texas Parks and Wildlife. –

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