South Padre Island Fishing
Texas Fishing at its Finest in South Padre Island
Go on a Texas fishing adventure with Captain Cliff Fleming, a South Texas outdoorsman and charter captain that specializes in South Padre Island fishing trips.
The waters in and surrounding South Padre Island are Captain Cliff's playground, and he's knows where the fish you want to catch prefer to hang out. His fly fishing experience and extensive knowledge allow him to create custom fishing trips suitable for beginners and professionals alike.
Captain Fleming brings a deep appreciation for the area's ecosystem and beauty. His passion is evident – and contagious! He is actively involved in promoting both the sport of fishing and environmental issues. One of his driving goals is to preserve Texas fishing and the open waters for future generations. Captain Fleming also serves as a house captain with Jim’s Pier on South Padre Island.
When it Comes to Texas Fishing, Experience Counts
In order to get the most out of your south Texas fishing trip, it's important to choose a guide with experience. Captain Fleming's South Padre Island, Texas fishing experience dates all the way back to 1974. He grew up in Harlingen, Texas and is licensed as a 6-pack charter captain by the U.S. Coast Guard. He founded Crystal Flats Guide Service in 1986 and hasn't looked back since. If you want to experience real Texas fishing, his Crystal Flats Guide Service is the perfect choice.
Captain Fleming brings a great love of fishing to his business. As an expert sightfisher and energetic captain, Captain Fleming enjoys taking anglers of all abilities out on the waters of South Padre Island. He believes that a successful Texas fishing trip begins with an understanding of each client's experience and comfort levels. He's equally at home swapping tips with world-class anglers or introducing a child to fishing for the first time.
His experience, knowledge of the local waters, and ability to plan fishing trips that match each client's skills ensure a successful outing.
Finding the Best Texas Fishing Spots
With an experienced fishing guide like Captain Cliff at the helm, you're off to a great start as far as finding the best fishing spots. Depending on the season, local conditions, and your preferences, you may find yourself catching exotic fish off of Port Brownsville, anchoring out in the channel, or exploring Lower Laguna Madre Bay. Captain Fleming is particularly fond of Port Mansfield and sport fishing, so make sure to ask about his favorite spots.
Preparing for a Texas Fishing Trip with Crystal Flats Guide Service
Your trip begins at:
209 Whiting St.
South Padre Island, Texas
While Crystal Flats Guide Service takes you to the best Texas fishing spots and provides tackle, bait, ice, and rods and reels, you will need to arrive prepared with the following items:
- A valid Texas fishing license and saltwater stamp for each participant
- Fishing glasses (we recommend amber polarized)
- A towel and sunscreen
- Food and drinks
Crystal Flats Guide Service Prices
Half Day Fishing Trip (This is a 5-hour trip)
$375.00 for first two passengers
Add $50.00 for a 3rd passenger
Add $50.00 for a 4th passenger
Full Day Fishing Trip (This is an 8-hour trip)
$650 for first two passengers
Add $65.00 for a 3rd passenger
Add $65.00 for a 4th passenger
All Day Fishing Trip (This is a 10-hour trip)
$750 for first two passengers
Add $75.00 for a 3rd passenger
Add $75.00 for a 4th passenger
Note: All trips are limited to a maximum of four people per trip. All prices are subject to change and may fluctuate due to fuel prices.
Are you ready to experience Texas fishing at its finest? Book a trip today!