The enchanting city of Port Aransas, Texas, is widely lauded for its pristine white-sand beaches, jaw-dropping Gulf of Mexico views, idyllic beach homes, and classic Southern charm. Families and couples alike flock to this sandy paradise to sunbathe within earshot of the Gulf’s teal waves, soak up the culture, and, of course, explore all of that aquatic glory that surrounds the city. There are many ways to survey the Gulf of Mexico, including kayaking, parasailing, and jet skiing. However, the preferred method of exploration remains deep-sea fishing, especially for those who equally enjoy relaxation and sport, with a hint of sophistication. Luckily for your group, most of Port A Escapes’ divine condos and homes are a short walk or bicycle ride from the top three Port Aransas fishing guides.

The 3 Best Port Aransas Fishing Guides

There are literally over a dozen Port Aransas fishing guides located along the north end of Mustang Island inside the city’s municipal boat harbor. It’s important to weigh your options as not every fishing charter’s services are equal. Speaking from experience, deep-sea fishing in Port Aransas remains one of life’s true treasures. So, without further ado, here are the three best Port Aransas fishing guides.

Just 1 More Outfitter

Truth be told, this charter is not just one more outfitter. This five-star outfit specializes in beginner-friendly, inshore Port Aransas fishing trips in search of red and black drum (and the occasional flounder). Captain Frankie Eicholz is a native of Corpus Christi. He’s spent his entire life hooking trophies in South Texas’ many bays. You’re in good hands here.

Deep Sea Headquarters

If your crew is hoping to head several miles out to sea, Deep Sea Headquarters is your go-to Port Aransas fishing charter. Depending on the season, your custom-built boat will motor far into the Gulf of Mexico with a few targets in mind, most notably yellowfin tuna, sharks, vermilion snapper, amberjack, ling, and kingfish. Buckle up. Wrangling one of these monsters is the ride of a lifetime!

Badfish Sportfishing

Badfish’s catchy tagline is: “This is no ordinary fishing trip.” You got that right! These spendy, truly unforgettable charters cater more to a seasoned angler who is looking for a genuine challenge. Badfish’s crew isn’t afraid to target whopper tuna, wahoo, barracuda, marlins, and dorado. If you’re hoping to get a photo with a vibrant, massive undersea creature, go with the boys and girls at Badfish. For the record: It wasn’t easy leaving Dolphin Dock and FishTales off of this list.

Charming Port Aransas Condo Rentals

Photo of a Port A Escape, the Perfect Place to Finish a Day Led by One of the Best Port Aransas Fishing Guides.After waving goodbye to one of these three reputable Port Aransas fishing guides, return to your charming, modern condo to freshen up for relaxing evening under the South Texas stars. Craft a delicious fish dinner in your kitchen, go for a swim in your on-site pool, stroll along the beach at dusk, and enjoy a drink at a nearby bar before turning in for the night. To browse through our fleet of condos and beach homes, please visit us online. You can always give us a call at 866-341-7730 to get matched with a vacation rental that perfectly suits your group’s size, style, and budget.