Pricing & Availability

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Species

Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

Techniques

Light Tackle, Wading, Artificial Lures, Heavy Tackle, Jigging, Drift Fishing

About Your Trip

Launch with Captain Payton Prestenbach to explore the waters around Padre Island and Corpus Christi. These waters are home to all kinds of inshore denizens but you can expect to target the Texas "Big Three", Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. You’ll mainly use light tackle to the bays for these fun and delicious fish, but depending on the day, weather, and tides, Captain Payton may have a secret method to show you for hooking into them!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Stoner
Boat Length: 24 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 200 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Power Pole, Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Captain Payton has been fishing this area for over 10 years! He just recently became a guide, so he can spread his knowledge and enjoyment with others and teach from experience

Reviews

Caleb
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September 11, 2021

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Verified Review


Had a great time! Caught quite a few reds and was a great experience.

J K. R.
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June 30, 2021


Great trip. Captain Payton was great and taught us a lot. Fish were not really biting, but we got a few Speckled Trout, a hardhead and one big 41” Bull Red Drum. Captain worked hard and took us to numerous spots, but finally the kids wore out and we came ...Read More

Matthew B.
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May 22, 2021


Had a blast out on the water with Captain Payton. He has a nice, good sized boat, lots of good gear and live bait, and knows all the good spots. We had a slow start, but he would not settle until we each got a fish on the boat. We ...Read More

Richard S.
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January 3, 2021


We had a great time. The boat ride out in the morning was really cold but our fault for not bundling up enough. Payton was very attentive to us and within minutes of stopping we already had a couple of keepers in the boat and even though many of our ...Read More

Micheal V.
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May 30, 2021


Enjoyed our trip with Capt Peyton. Caught our limits on reds, caught a 24 inch trout, a few other small fish. Peyton’s boat was awesome and his gear was set up well. I enjoyed how he let us cast our own line and get the overall best experience. Through rain ...Read More

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Location

This trip has multiple pickup locations.

Weather

You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Lunch/Snack and Drinks Weather Appropriate Gear Sun Protection

Required Items

Texas Fishing License

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

Bluff's Landing Marina & Lodge, Laguna Shores Road, Corpus Christi, TX, USA