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Rockport, Port Aransas, Padre Island Fishing Charters

Fly Fishing – Light Tackle – & Instructional Fishing Adventures


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Rockport Light Tackle Inshore Charters

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Instructional Fishing in Rockport, Texas

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Rockport Fishing Charters With Captain Lloyd Jones

We offer premium guided fishing adventures to those who are truly addicted chasing inshore game fish in “skinny water”.

Skinny Water Addiction offers many fishing adventures including poling, drifting and wade fishing the flats in the back lakes and marshes from Rockport all the way down to Padre Island, TX. We fish with artificial lures and fly gear exclusively.

Our premium charters include premium equipment like our Hell’s Bay technical poling skiff & high end fly fishing equipment.

We are truly addicted to the beautiful Texas bay systems and you have yet to experience the amazing fishing we have here, we believe that you’ll be addicted too; right after your first strip set on a big Texas redfish.

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Rockport, Texas Fishing

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Hell’s Bay 18′ Professional

The Hell’s Bay Professional is considered the ultimate in versatility for fishing a wide variety of conditions. This skiff is the perfect blend of shallow water draft, dry comfortable ride, and stability.

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Capt. Lloyd Jones is a Rockport Fly Fishing Guide

For fly fishing enthusiasts and beginners alike, Rockport, Texas is a world renowned fly fishing destination. Poling the skinny waters aboard the Hell’s Bay, sight fishing reds, and being guided by a professional local guide are the ingredients to one perfect fly fishing adventure.

Capt. Lloyd Jones offers light tackle as well as fly fishing charters, but fly fishing is truly close to his heart. When you’re looking to book a fly fishing guide out of Rockport, Skinny Water Addiction is your go to source.

Whether on the vast grass flats, or in the marsh grass along these coastal areas in Rockport, fly fisherman can expect shots at bull red’s, sea trout, and cobia. There are many more species available here as well, if you have a specific goal in mind – contact us to get the conversation started.

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Wading Through Rockport

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Rockport Fly Fishing: Part III

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FAQ’s About Our Rockport Fishing Charters

What kind of charters do you provide?

Skinny Water Addiction provides inshore fishing charters on light tackle (spinning gear), fly fishing charters, instructional fly fishing trips, and wade fishing trips on your choice of tackle.

What are your charter rates?

We offer simple, up front, and competitive pricing. The current rates are $450 for a 1/2 day (or 4 hour) fishing trip, and $600 for a full day (or 8 hour) fishing trip.

What kind of fish can we catch?

Rockport, Texas is home to a very diverse inshore fishery, that said, our primary targets are:

  • Redfish
  • Sea Trout
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • More!

What should I bring on my Rockport fishing charter?

Some of the basics you will need are:

  • Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp.
  • Large brim hat (preferably with a dark colored brim).
  • Sunscreen.
  • Any food or drink you wish to have on the boat.
  • Any medications you might need.
  • Wading boots or waders (check with the captain to see if they are needed for your trip).
  • Shoes or sandals with non-marking soles.
  • Attire appropriate for the weather.
  • We provide fishing gear, but if you want to bring your own: For fly gear we recommend 7-9wt with floating line. For artificial lure trips, we recommend 6’5″-8′ rods in 10-15lb rod classes. Spin or baitcaster is fine.

What do you provide with each fishing trip?

  • A professional local guide
  • Use of Rods/Reels
  • Flies & Lures
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Ice in the cooler
  • Drinking water
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