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This city is one of Texas’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of El Lago fishing charters.
There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near El Lago. These waters are filled with Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.Show all fishing charters
El Lago is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near El Lago.
You can find more than 41 fishing charters in El Lago and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.Check rates & availability
July, June and August will be your next best months for inshore fishing in El Lago.
There are many different offshore fishing charters in El Lago, each offering its own unique experience. Some charters focus on specific catch, while others target various reef fish.
You can reel_in Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Jack Crevalle, 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
On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in El Lago.
You can find more than 29 fishing companies in El Lago and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in El Lago.
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.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
July, June and August are the best months for offshore fishing near El Lago.
El Lago family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. Your family can learn various fishing techniques and catch different species of fish.
You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.
Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.
On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near El Lago, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. El Lago shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.
There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near El Lago. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, and many more.
Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Texas and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.
The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.
$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
There are more than 13 fishing companies in El Lago and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round. The best months for targeting sharks in El Lago are from March through October.
Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in El Lago. Local guides specialize in putting anglers on the best Tarpon spots. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.
Tarpon reside in shallows, bays, inshore waters, and even rivers. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.
Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, and let it go.
$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in El Lago and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in El Lago are spring and summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are October, September, and August.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.
Captains do not provide a fishing license. To fish in Texas you need to buy it: TPWD website is the best option, but you can also visit TPWD office. The majority of grocery stores and tackle shops across the state sell licenses as well.
A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning to fish in the federal waters.
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.
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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel 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.
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