Island Outfitters Capt. Skipper Ray is about Lower Laguna Madre fishing and the people who love it. We are professional fulltime fishing guides who know the bay better than the fish that swim in it. We may not personally know each fish by its first name, but we know how to find them and we know how you can catch them. And you’ll have a great time doing it too.
- King Mackerel
- Jack Crevalle
- Fly Rod
- Rod & Reel
- Full Day Trip
- Half Day Trip
- Private Charter
- Public Water
- Tournament Fishing Trip
Fly Fishing South Padre Island, Port Isabel on the Laguna Madre Bay
When it comes to fly fishing around South Padre Island anything is possible. You can catch reds,
snook, trout, flounder, tarpon, black drum, grouper, snapper, king mackerel, jack crevalle, ladyfish, pompano and more. sight casting flies for reds Serious bug throwers simply can’t resist working the flats for big reds.
Fly Fishing Lessons:
South Padre Island has great fly fishing opportunities around the bay system and makes for some of the best trips we do. This is why we offer lessons. You will learn the basics of fly fishing like casting, tying knots, and effective fishing strategies. After that, you will be fighting big trout and reds in no time.
Skipper Ray’s Custom Tied Flies:
High-quality custom tied flies on premium hooks that really catch fish in the Laguna Madre. The flies we sale has been extensively tested on live fish in the bay. If it doesn’t catch fish it doesn’t get reproduced and put out for sale. It goes in my trophy cup of, “well it seemed like a good thought”. If you want a particular fly reproduced I’ll tie most patterns at $4.00. I also produce some collector’s flies that make great gifts. Our shop sells some fly tying supplies too.
Fishing Trip Information
The Island Outfitters crew consists of leading South Padre Island fishing guides and captains to ensure you have an incomparable fishing experience.
At Island Outfitters, we provide the luxury of not having to worry about fueling, packing, launching, cleaning and obtaining the necessary gear. We supply you with all of the gear and bait you will need.
We work with a network of independent fishing guides that bring a vast amount of experience and knowledge to each trip. Most importantly, they assist us in locating the best spots for fishing by sharing their navigation expertise and fishing strategies.
If you are ready to plan and book your Lower Laguna Madre deep sea fishing trip or a fishing charter in South Padre Bay, contact us or text us at 956-433-9935. We can arrange services for last minute charters, big groups, and tournaments.
Because Island Outfitter has a network of so many independent fishing guides working together under the same roof makes it possible for us to have more information about where the fish are and aren’t, new navigational hazards, or arrange services for last minute charters, big groups, tournaments, or breakdowns that you just can’t get from a single guide working all alone. Island Outfitters and Skipper Ray guides are all experienced “professional guides” not just guys who like to fish. We know how to show our customers a great fishing experience and enable them to get the most from each trip. This is why we have so many repeat customers and referrals.
Fishing in tournaments is serious business. We have fished all the area tournaments over the years and have won many. Having anything less than a great guide now is not an option. If you want to book one of our guides for a tournament you better do it fast.
Fishing Tournaments: TIFT Texas International Fishing Tournament 1 weekend in August Sign up South Padre Island Convention Center
Red Fish Rodeo, LKT Ladies Kingfish Tournament 2 weekend in August.
Fishing Trip Prices
5 Hour Trip
– 2 People:$400
– $75.00 for each additional person
8 Hour Trip
– 2 People:$625
– $75.00 for each additional person
Longer fishing trips of ten hours can also be arranged.