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Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters

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Family owned and operated since since 1961. We are located on South Padre Island, TX. We provide deep sea fishing trips going out 20-30 miles out. Our specialty is Red Snapper, Other fish caught are Grouper, Amberjack, Dorado, Shark and Kingfish...more
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1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
+1 956-761-2764
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All reviews red snapper fish my husband and son party boat shrimp boats filet lots of fun great afternoon saw dolphins great trip an absolute blast fireworks cruise great job eco tour sea life bait murphys
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been fishing with Captain Murphy's for years but this past year was terrible dealing with the front desk staff, specifically Marti and Hilda. I easily took 10 trips this year with them. Once you get past that chaos, the actual fishing experience has...More

Thank jrodriguez398
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time on Captain Murphy's dolphin watch. I have been on several different ones on SPI and this was my favorite. A lot of interesting local facts and stories, a very friendly and funny crew, and definite respect for the dolphins...More

Thank beatx21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute trip to do a dolphin watch tour. Excellent prices and such a fun crew! But not only did we see marine life and of course dolphins, but we watched a stellar crew do a jetty rescue with total confidence. We had so much...More

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

It was great! Everyone was so nice and helpful. The music selection was pretty awesome. I strongly recommend!

Thank Nacy V
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and son went bay fishing yesterday. Only 6 on the boat being end of season. They both really enjoyed it. Caught loads of fish which they filleted for them on their return. Fun day, they cooked the fish for our supper!!

Thank wendhs
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This review is my opinion based on my personal experience. The thunderbird vessel was launched apx 35 miles into the Gulf of Mexico with 17 passengers, a crew of 3 and required a Coast Guard rescue apx 10 miles from shore upon return due to...More

8  Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 10 August 2018

First of all, being a family of 7 the $10 flat rate was pretty neat. My children range from 3 to 10 and they all had so much fun, and I won't lie so did my husband and myself. My kids loved learning about the...More

Thank zelinaoviedo
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Captain Murphy's had a great boat, excellent customer service, great prices, took so much time dragging the net then teaching about what they'd collected & letting kids touch most things while teaching some ocean safety. The captain was so knowledgeable as well & friendly...very interested...More

Thank janOKC777
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation a month in advance then called to confirm the week of. We show up as instructed at 7 am, and are told that the is no reservation, no captain, and no boat going out that day. We were told there was nothing...More

2  Thank Hector R
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Caught whiting, sharks and other fish. Captain Victor and deckhand Oscar were amazing. Polite and helpful. We went out 3 times with them and loved every trip. We would highly recommend them on the Hard Bottom Too.

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