FAQ page contains most common questions.

If you have a special request for a captain, say desirable departure time or anything else, you can mention it while checkout.

If you want to contact us right now, please, use one of the following options:

Fishing charters in Brownsville, TX

Top 5 fishing charters in Brownsville, TX

Good to Know

Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Brownsville fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.

Show all fishing charters

Inshore fishing charters in Brownsville

Brownsville is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.

Show all inshore fishing charters

Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Brownsville found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

There are more than 41 fishing companies in Brownsville and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Brownsville.

Check rates & availability

Best time for inshore fishing

August, July and June are the best months for inshore fishing near Brownsville.

Popular inshore fish species

Popular inshore fishing charters

Show all inshore fishing charters

Offshore fishing charters in Brownsville

Brownsville offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Brownsville. These waters a home to King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, and many more.

Offshore fishing trips are good for experienced anglers, groups for friends, and those who want to reel in a bigger catch. Be ready to travel into the federal waters miles off the coast.

Show all offshore fishing charters

Offshore fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Brownsville costs $350 for 2 anglers.

In Brownsville and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

Check rates & availability

Best time for offshore fishing

August, July and June will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Brownsville.

Popular offshore fish species

Popular offshore fishing charters

Show all offshore fishing charters

Family-friendly fishing charters in Brownsville

Brownsville family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

If you choose to be away from the rough seas and stay close to the shore, inshore fishing could be your next choice. Your family can focus on peaceful fishing, thanks to the clear inshore waters.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. This short trip is perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

Check rates & availability

Popular family-friendly fishing charters

Show all family fishing charters

Shark fishing charters in Brownsville

A steady flow of warm water makes Brownsville an attractive destination for shark fishing. Brownsville shark fishing charters are perfect for families with young children or those who are looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near Brownsville. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, and many more.

Note: not all shark species can be caught or landed in Texas. Some species are considered prohibited. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

Using dead bait is the most consistent way to catch sharks. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Brownsville and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

Check rates & availability

Best time for shark fishing in Brownsville

You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Brownsville.

Popular shark species

Popular shark fishing charters

Show all shark fishing charters

Tarpon fishing charters in Brownsville

Brownsville is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50.

In Brownsville and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.

Check rates & availability

Best time for Tarpon fishing in Brownsville

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Brownsville are spring and summer. The ideal months are November, October, and September.

Popular Tarpon fishing charters

Show all tarpon fishing charters

FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the people on the vessel.

A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning to fish in the federal waters.

What to bring on a fishing charter trip?

Depending on the weather, Captains recommend bringing sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, long sleeve shirt, hat, windbreaker, waterproof jacket, waterproof pans, appropriate non-skid footwear, gloves, your medicines, bug bite cream, sanitizer, drinks, and snacks.

Bring your freshwater license if you are planning to fish in the freshwater.

Some Captains don’t recommend bringing spray sunscreen, liquor, weapons, fireworks, and inappropriate footwear.

How to book a fishing charter trip?

You can book a trip with a 10-20% deposit.

The remaining balance has to be paid directly to the Captain on the day of your trip or upon arrival.

The deposit could be refunded if you cancel the trip before the cancellation deadline. On average, a free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Brownsville?

Popular public boat ramps and marinas near Brownsville are:

Show fishing charters nearby

Nearby fishing destinations