State Water Trips

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” -John Buchan

12 Hour Red Snapper Trips

Ever wanted to catch red snapper, but didn’t want to fight the summer crowds? Well now you can! The 12 hour state water trip can legally catch red snapper in Texas state waters, which is 9 miles from shore. The captain will usually travel up or down the coast 30-40 miles to reach the best snapper spots which is why the trip is a 12 hour. We will begin state water fishing aboard the Kingfisher usually starting in September, and ending towards the end of April. Typical catches on the 12 Hour state water trip include red snapper, red drum, gulf trout, ling, kingfish , and blacktip shark. Check the Book Now link below to see our availability on our interactive calendar as well as current pricing. Call (361) 749-5597 for more details and private charters.

These tours accommodate up to 39 people max. Please bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License, and cash for the concession and tipping of the crew. Since the boat will be in state waters you are allowed to bring canned beer in a small cooler, and you may also bring a bagged lunch if you would like.

winter 5 Hour Trips

We will now offer a shorter offshore trip for our winter customers in the Winter 5 Hour Trip. The 5 Hour will be a morning trip departing at 8am fishing the jetties and nearby rigs. They will be targeting sheepshead, red drum, black drum, kingfish, sharks, and the occasional red snapper. These trips will be ran on our state water boat the Kingfisher so if red snapper are caught they can be legally kept. If you wan to improve your chances on catching fish we recommend brining your own bucket and purchasing live bait either at Deep Sea Headquarters or one of the other local bait stands. Check the Book Now link below to see our availability on our interactive calendar as well as current pricing. Call (361) 749-5597 for more details and private charters.

These tours accommodate up to 39 people max. Please bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License, and cash for the concession and tipping of the crew. Since the boat will be in state waters you are allowed to bring canned beer in a small cooler, and you may also bring a bagged lunch if you would like.

Services and Amenities

Fish Cleaning

We offer fish cleaning and freezing service for easy transportation of your catch.

Mounting Services

We offer superior mounting services for your biggest catches. Inquire in the business office.

Souvenir Shop

Remember the good times at sea by visiting our newly expanded souvenir and t-shirt shop.

Tackle Store

We have a tackle store featuring everything that you will need for deep sea or bay fishing.

Live Bait

We have live shrimp, croaker, mullet, piggy perch, and other baits available for purchase. We also have fresh dead and a variety of frozen baits such as Shark Bait and Ballyhoo.

Gift Certificates

Give a unique gift. Gift certificates are available for fishing trips and cruises.
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