Dolphin Dock Inc. is your destination for the Texas fishing trip of a lifetime.
Dolphin Dock Fishing Charters offers trips ranging from 4 to 30 hours to suit all ages and skill levels. We specialize in Gulf fishing adventures, helping anglers catch everything from Yellowfin Tuna to Mako Sharks. Our options include 4, 5, 8 and 12-hour shared charters, ideal for beginners and experts alike. We target larger species during the longer full-day trips.
For an extreme offshore experience, consider our safari trips where we spend two nights at sea fishing for Dolphinfish, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo. With decades of local knowledge and expertise, our captains work diligently to create the perfect fishing trip for any group or family. Contact us today to start planning your next memorable fishing adventure out of Port Aransas, Texas. Accommodation suggestions are available upon request.
Port Aransas: A Fisherman’s Paradise
Since Spanish explorer Alonzo Álvarez de Pineda first discovered this barrier island in 1519, Port Aransas has drawn seafaring folk with its bountiful waters and legendary tales. This town boasts a rich nautical history, from its days ferrying steamships to New Orleans in the 1800s to former President Franklin D. Roosevelt reeling in trophy catches in the 1930s.
Today, Port Aransas remains a premiere saltwater fishing destination catering to every angler’s dream catch. Its array of habitats – from grassy flats to Gulf canyons – offers endless opportunities. Inshore enthusiasts can target redfish, black drum, or speckled trout. Surf and pier devotees can expect pompano, whiting, or feisty bluefish. Nearshore wrecks and reefs produce grouper, snapper, and more offshore favorites.
And for hardcore sport fishermen, the open ocean promises elite pelagics like tuna, sailfish, and swordfish found around rigs and ledges. With this remarkable diversity and history as rich as Port Aransas itself, it’s no wonder anglers have flocked here for centuries. If spectacular fishing in a legendary setting sounds appealing, this Texas town delivers an adventure that spans from the age of conquistadors to the modern mariner.