Welcome to Captain Kelly’s Deep Sea Headquarters!

Located in Port Aransas, Deep Sea Headquarters is the place for deep sea fishing, tours of the bay, and dolphin watch cruises. Create long-lasting memories with family and friends in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

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NOW BOOKING Long Range Tuna Trips

The 60 Hour Trip is the Ultimate Trip for the Serious Angler! Whether you want to chase Monster Yellowfin Tuna in the fall or Wahoo at the Flower Gardens in the Winter and Spring the 60 Hour is always a fish catching adventure!

Our Fleet

Designed to accommodate everyone from small parties to large gatherings, our ships help you catch that big fish in comfort and style.


Spend a few hours in the bay watching wildlife or sail for a few days at sea catching sharks. Fishing trips, cruises, and more are on our Tours page.

Visit Us!

We are operating our trips and retail within the state set guidelines and can’t wait to see you!

Deep Sea Headquarters | 440 W. Cotter Rd.
Port Aransas, Texas 78373
For More Info Call Us!! (361) 749-5597

Deep Sea Headquarters takes you front row to everything the beautiful Gulf Coast has to offer. Make the most of your time in Port Aransas by taking a tour.
For more more information please call our sales line at 361-749-5597. Our staff will be more than happy to answer any and all questions you may have about your future trip!!

Family Fun On The High Sea

Port Aransas is known as a Gulf Coast fishing capital and whether you just want a fun day on the water with friends, a child-entrancing cruise, or are a serious angler, the place to go is Deep Sea Headquarters. Port A is the perfect place for on the water adventure for people of all ages and interests, and the Gulf waters offer everything from teeny minnows to giant whales in abundance.


Palmilla Beach recommends DSH because it’s owned and operated by Captain Kelly who began as a deckhand and rose to own the business (plus three popular Port Aransas restaurants, and a golf cart rental company). Kelly is a local who believes in customer service.

Stop Wishin’ Let’s Go Fishin’

Fishing boat rental in Port Aransas, Texas

The Tica Rica is a 31′ Bertram that is designed to easily catch Snapper, Kingfish, Shark, Dorado, Ling, Wahoo, and other Gulf of Mexico species.

Our waters offer some of the best offshore fishing in Texas. Whether you are a first timer or an experienced angler, we are the boat for you. Aboard our boat you will find comfort, hospitality and excitement as you venture into the Gulf of Mexico. Rod, reel, bait and tackle are included!

Check availability here. If you’re ready to book, we’re ready for you!