Port O'Connor, Texas, USA Fishing Overview

Port O'Connor is the old Texas Coast at its finest. This quaint oceanside oasis offers more than beautiful beaches and relaxation. Located at the junction of Matagorda Bay, Espiritu Santu Bay, and the Intracoastal Waterway, there is enough water to fish for a lifetime and our Port O Connor fishing guides take full advantage. Just offshore, shallow and deep water species await around man-made reefs and oil rigs. Something's always biting, so contact Captain Experiences today to book your ideal Port O'Connor fishing trip.

Recent Reviews

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Pat is such a great guide and a character!! He breaks it down so simply and gets you right on the fish. I will most certainly be booking another trip with him!!

Lauren H. with Pat Lester of Port O'Connor, Texas

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Lots to fish, Captain Reed put us on the fish very professional

Jim T. with Steven Reed of Port O'Connor, Texas

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Cpt. Steve put us on fish! He was very knowledgable and friendly. We had limiys of redfish and trout. Thanks again!

Jason B. with Steven Reed of Port O'Connor, Texas

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Captain Pat really knew the area well and he was very motivated to put us on fish. Had a great time!

Kenneth A. with Pat Lester of Port O'Connor, Texas

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Good experience learned a lot . Did not catch any fish but enjoyed the company.

Gavin B. with John Ashley of Port O'Connor, Texas

Everything You Need to Know About Port O'Connor, Texas, USA Fishing

Port O'Connor Fishing Charters & Port O Connor Fishing Guides

Port O'Connor is surrounded by bountiful water and has a solid fleet of modern fishing vessels available for charter. Our guides are getting anglers on the fish from the back bays out to the bluewater. Whether you're planning a week-long vacation, or just getting away for the weekend, fishing in Port O'Connor is the best way to fully experience the beautiful environment this place has to offer.

Port O'Connor Inshore Fishing

Just looking at an aerial view of Port O'Connor is enough to get the inshore angler excited. Bays, backwaters, and barrier islands make up a legendary fishery that's inspired stories for generations. There are plenty of great places to fish on the Texas coast, but few are in such a great spot. Located at the southern end of Matagorda Bay, Port O’Connor is surrounded by top-notch inshore fishing opportunities. Access to multiple bays and barrier islands is just a short boat ride away.

Whether you're wade fishing for (Gator Trout)[https://captainexperiences.com/blog/2021/01/fishing-for-monster-speckled-trout-in-texas] in the shallows, or hopping around on a bay boat, the fishing here is awesome. Trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout are caught here year round, and in the summer there's the opportunity to fish for Tarpon. The Texas state record Tarpon was caught here, measuring just over 80 inches and just under 250 pounds.

Fishing The Port O’Connor Jetty

Jetty fishing charters in Port O’Connor are known for pulling in a variety of fish. The jetty sits at the passage between Espiritu Santo Bay and Matagorda Bay making it no surprise that tons of fish stack up here. Redfish, speckled trout, sheepshead, and flounder are all regularly caught at the jetty. With so many fish in the same spot, you can enjoy a laidback trip full of reeling in fish and most likely dinner.

Nearshore Fishing Port O’Connor

With easy access to prime nearshore waters, it's no wonder such a quaint bayside town has so many modern sportfishing boats. Nearshore trips often return with a mixed bag of snapper and grouper species, with opportunities for kingfish and amberjack. The best time to catch amberjack is when the waters are warming up in the spring while the summer months produce amazing snapper opportunities. Kingfish are both a trophy and a treat for these nearshore waters and are biting year round.

Port O'Connor Deep Sea Fishing

Port O’Connor provides some of the best charters without having to be in a bigger city. For offshore extended and multi-day trips, you have the opportunity to land wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, and even billfish if you're lucky.

Port O'Connor Wahoo and Mahi-Mahi Fishing

These fish are a fantastic duo that provides a year round bite in offshore waters. Mah-Mahi is red hot in warm water temperatures during the summer months, while wahoo turns on with cooler waters in the winter months. With tuna, sailfish, and other bluewater species always lurking in these waters, you may end up hooked into a monster.

Things to do in Port O'Connor

Port O is the perfect destination for a low-key vacation. All the fun happens outdoors. Once you have your fill of fishing, you can chill out at one of the local beaches, visit the Matagorda Island Wildlife Management Area, or check out the local dives and restaurants.

Book a Port O'Connor Fishing Charter Today

Regardless of your experience level, Port O’Connor has a fishing trip that's perfect for you. Book one of our Captain Experiences Port O'Connor fishing guides today!

Port O'Connor Tides and Weather

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