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209 W Whiting St, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6920
+1 956-266-2102
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Big John was a great guide. Took a little bit for him to confirm our trip, but he finally did (this seems to be common for a lot of fishing guides in our experience as they are one man shows - fishing while trying to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Layna M
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Our group (3 ladies) went fishing with Big John - and it was a terrific experience. The plan was to go for Black Drum first, and then try for some Red Fish. We pulled up to a group of boats waiting for the Black Drum....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RBD930
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Our family ( 2 adults and 1-15yr old and 7yr old) went out with Big John today from 12 to 5 and had a blast. We caught no kidding over 80 to 90 fish keeping our best 20 and having them fillet for us. He's...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Wife Grandson and I had a great trip with Big John this morning. We caught several really nice sized Red Fish, Black Drum and Trout.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank johnnyd920
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The family decided to go to south Padre Island in July and rent a house. There are 6 adults that LOVE to fish, and being at a loss of what to get them for Christmas, I decided on a Charter fishing trip. So I began...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kemmy4
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great guide. We caught several. Even had to throw back several due to already meeting our limit. Reds, trout and catfish. Clean boat. Well kept gear. Knowledgeable guide. John was great. Told John that I had, catch a 10 pounder on my bucket list. Sure...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My frist time with a guide and he was highly recommended. We did really good, we used a bait call croaker and did great. Capt John was great had a blast.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Gerardo G
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Big John put me on this 30 in. Red. I have had many fishing guides in the past and Big John is the best so far. Big John knowledge is way beyond I suspect from a fishing guide.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jorge A
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

John knows how to find the fish and get them in the boat! He's an excellent guide with years of experience! He is great with fisherman of all levels! He got my nephew to land his first red fish! It was a memory for the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank lmmedina2
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent experience!! Big John is very focused on customer satisfaction. Knows the water in and around SPI extremely well and will make sure you catch what is out there, at the right place and time to catch it. Expertly handled a novice child to ensure...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Bob G
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30 August 2016|
Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, Sorry for the late reply. The answer is yes it is a charter service on a relatively small boat. You can fit four comfortably and maybe six is you have children.