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Saltwater Assault Guide Service
Wade fish the flats for trophy speckled trout, redfish and flounder. Or, casually drift the bay with the family, we can accommodate any situation. Offshore trips, too! -- Corporate and multi-boat trips available upon request. Capt. Greg Francis 409-939-1684; Capt. Mike Lowe 713-818-1296.
On Speck Guide Service
Trout, redfish and flounder. Drift and wadefishing in the Galveston Bay Complex.
Capt. Jeff Langford - 22' Boston Whaler Outrage. 713-408-1484.
Fishtex Guide Service - Capt. Rick W. Karpiuk. Bay fishing, flounder gigging, offshore fishing & duck hunting. Cabin stayovers available. 1-866-FISHTEX; 409-935-7208.
The Shallowist - Capt. Steve Soule. Light tackle & fly fishing. Galveston, Matagorda, Sabine. Hm 281-334-1553; Cell 281-352-6289.

Silver King Adventures - Capt. Carter Hooper, 281-573-3272 - Specializes in trophy trout and redfish - Also chases world class tarpon.

Rods by Pepper - Capt. Lloyd Pepper; 409-737-1136 - Founding Supporter & Dontator to CCA since1976. Custom Build Rods. All Rod Repairs. (Featured in a GCF Closeup.)

Saltwater Excursions - Capt. Darryl Menard - 281-992-4821/pager: 281-631-4101 Specializing in wade & drift fishing the Galveston Bay Complex for flounder, trout and Redfish

Capt. Kurt Sauers - 281-684-5414/281-474-1491; Specialist in Wading/Drifting Galveston Bay Complex - Speckled Trout, Reds and Flounder.

Capt. Anthony's Fishing & Scuba Charters - 281-648-1201 Cell 713-817-8008. Specializes in Tournament style offshore fishing trips for red snapper, kingfish, ling, dorado, tuna and more. Operating a 32' Sportfisher with a/c, head and modern electronics. Docked at Bridge Harbor.

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KNEEdeepFishing Guide Service- Capt/Coach Ciruti USCG & TPWD licensed. East/West Matagorda Bays. 30 years experience in this bay system. 1/2 day - 1-3 persons; Full Day - 1-3 persons; All day trip on scooter boat for 1 person also available. Cell: 979-533-0893; Email me: - Featured in Gulf Coast Fisherman Fall 2010 Gulf Coast Closeup..
Specks & Spots Guide Service, Capt. Mike Allison. 979-245-0570. Fish the Matagorda Bays for Redfish, Trout, Flounder. Wade, Drift and Kayak trips available.
Gold Tip Guide Service, Capt. Bill Pustjovsky (TroutMasters 1997 Pro Angler of the Year), 979-863-7353. Fishes East and West Matagorda Bays, Gulf surf or Colorado River. Specializes in wadefishing for trophy specks.

KINGFISHER Guide Service. Capt. Walt Schelle. 979-863-7666; 979-240-5187. Drift or wadefish artificial lures or live bait. Briding trips available in Matagorda Bay system.

Capt. Tony Hurst's - Paradise Fishing & Hunting Club - Fish Matagorda/Port O'Connor Area. Wade - Drift - Surf Fishing. Corporate parties & families welcome. 800-368-4769.

Whatever Fishing Lodge - Gene Michalec, 979-245-6955. 182 River Road - 4 Miles from Matagorda, 3 miles to the Gulf Beach. Comfortable dwelling - Sleeps 11.

Ron Elkins Guide Service - Capt. Ron Elkins, 361-983-2265. Specializes in bay fishing the Matagorda and POC area for reds and specks. Goose hunts in season. Based at St. Christopher's Marina, Port O'Connor.
Gary Gray's Bay Rat Guide Service. 361-785-6708 - Fishing & Duck Hunting Guide Service. Port O'Connor/Seadrift area. Capt's. Gary and Shellie Gray.

Back Bay Guide Service - Capt. Lynn Smith, 361-983-4434. Specializes in wadefishing the POC area with artificial baits. Flyfishing trips also available.

Rip Tide Charters - Capt. Terry Haun, home: (361) 275-3809; Cell: 361-350-7925. Customized Offshore fishing trips from Port O'Connor - closest trip to the Breaks! USCG licensed.

Bayshore Sportfishing - Capt. Leonard McPheeters - 800-826-9691. Fish West Matagorda, Espiritu Santo & San Antonio Bays for redfish, trout and flounder.

Bayshore Sportfishing - Capt. Leonard McPheeters - 800-826-9691. Port O'Connor cabin rentals.

Haire Guide Service - Capt. C.B. (Rusty) Haire (800) 758-2890, (361) 776-1933. Come fish aboard the "Poopdeck"! - 24' Carolina Skiff - 125 Merc. Enclosed Cabin and Head Equipped! Fish the bays and flats of the Greater Coastal Bend. Email:
RICK KELLY Guide Service - Let's go fishing and have some fun! I've fished up and down the TEXAS coast for over 60 years... If you want to fish the Magnolia Beach to Indianola area, or venture off to the old rigs - give me a call : (361) 648-8228.
Reel Fiddler Charter - Capt. Michael Caserta - Bay Fishing the Coastal Bend. 361-790-6374; 361-790-6369; Fax: 361-790-8874.

Carl Wentrcek & Associates Guide Service - 800-368-8175 - Night fishing trips or cabin rental on floating cabin in Baffin Bay. Where Texas' biggest trout hangout - nice reds here, too... 48 Hours of Fishing! 800-368-8175 - $150/pp on floating cabins in Baffin Bay and Landcut. Option: Meals & guides for cabin and boat fishing.

Fish With Capt. Danno - Light tackle and fly fish for snook, redfish and speckled trout in South Texas bays year 'round. Seasonal fishing for tarpon, kingfish, bull reds, and shark along the Gulf beach and jetties. Half and full day trips offered. (956) 371-4099 or
WW Charters - 504-460-2357 - Lafitte area. Specializing in light tackle speckled trout and redfish. Capt. James Wilson & Beau Weber.
Team Brodie Charters - Capt. Robert L. Brodie, 228-392-7660.
Southern Way Charters - Capt. Bart Haddad, 601-299-0726. Fish Chandeleur and Mississippi Barrier Islands and Louisiana Coastal Marshes aboard the 72' Southern Way. of Long Beach, MS. Light tackle, fly fishing, duck hunting See 2007 Feature in GCF.

Chandeleur Fishing Guide, Inc. - Mark Stebly, 228-875-9055. Come stay aboard the Pelican, a custom built 50'X20' house-boat anchored in Chandeleur Sound. Wade, drift, surf, beachcomb. Do-it-yourself trips available.

Capt. Fred Everson - 813 641 -7697. For trophy snook in the Tampa Bay region just contact Capt. Fred. Email: