If you want to explore the “Fishing Capital of Texas” on your own terms, there are plenty of places where anglers can drop a line. Piers, jetties, bays, and many other places offer great fishing, but there’s nothing like venturing out into the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of a great fish story. El Gato Charters in Port Aransas can help get you to where you need to be to reel in what you’re looking for.

Types of Fish

Fish the deep sea and you can anticipate snagging tarpon, kingfish, tuna, marlin, sailfish, kingfish, mahi mahi, amberjack, wahoo, and many others. For a bay excursion, expect to hook redfish, speckled trout, drum, flounder, and even sheepshead.

Excursions with El Gato Charters in Port Aransas

Head out into the deep waters of the Gulf on an eight-hour or longer Port Aransas charters or explore the bay on a five-hour or eight-hour trip. Have a different experience with their special “Black-N-Cast,” which includes a duck hunt. Each excursion is priced for 1-2 people, with additional per-person rates for up to six people.

What’s Included

Your Port Aransas charters reservation includes bait, tackle, and ice for your catches. The boat is fully equipped for your adventure, including safety gear like life vests. We can also arrange for fish cleaning and prep back at the dock.

What to Bring

Make sure the first thing on your list is a Texas saltwater fishing license. You’ll also want to pack things like your hat, sunglasses, and sun lotion for a safe time on the water. When making your reservation, be sure to ask about guidelines for any refreshments you may want to bring with you.

Cast a Line in Port A

Staying in a vacation rental in Port A provided by Sandcastle Condos means you’ll have easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf, many area attractions, shopping, dining, and activities like deep sea or bay fishing the area has to offer. Choose from efficiency-style units for your solo fishing excursion, all the way up to four-bedroom units to share a Port A fishing experience with all your fishing buddies. Prepare the catch of the day, or any other meal, in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space for a movie or to relax. Enjoy the view from your unit’s private balcony or patio or spend some time in the pool or on the sundeck.

Contact us today to book your stay in Port A with fishing memories to keep you coming back again and again!


  • Street: 1111 Whispering Sands
  • City: Port Aransas
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78373


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