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Are you looking for a thrilling fishing adventure? Look no further than Southbound Fishing Charters. Captain Pierre Petrila, an experienced angler, offers unforgettable trips for anglers of all levels in the stunning coastal waters of Laguna Madre and Baffin Bay. With a promise of “No Fish! No Pay!” guarantee, you’ll get to target various offshore and inshore fish species that all anglers dream about. Based in Corpus Christi, Texas, Southbound Fishing Charters is your go-to for a memorable day out on the water.

Captain Pierre Petrila is the experienced saltwater fishing guide behind Southbound Fishing Charters. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, he has dedicated his life to fishing the Coastal Bend waters. His expertise in the Upper Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico make him the perfect guide for fishing enthusiasts and families. As a US Coast Guard certified captain with over two decades of experience, he is committed to offering his clients an educational and enjoyable experience on his fishing trips for all skill levels.

Southbound Fishing Charters’ Majek Xtreme 25+ is the ultimate fishing platform for exploring the Upper Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, and the Gulf. This hand-built boat offers exceptional stability, safety, and practicality, outfitted with cutting-edge safety gear and advanced fishingntechnology. Equipped with Power Poles, an I-pilot trolling motor, and a 2022 300HP Suzuki 4-stroke outboard, this boat can accommodate up to four clients and is perfect for any fishing enthusiast looking for an unforgettable experience on the water.

We target a variety of prized catches in prime Texan waters. From the Laguna Madre and Baffin Bay, expect Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum. Take in the Gulf of Mexico’s bounty of Red Snapper, Cobia (Ling), King Mackerel, Tripletail, Mahi-Mahi, and even Sailfish. Enjoy a thrilling fishing trip with diverse aquatic species at your fingertips.

Southbound Fishing Charters offers a variety of techniques to catch fish on light tackle. In wade fishing, guests will walk through the water in shallow flats to catch redfish, trout, and flounder. Captain Pierre uses his expertise to guide guests through offshore fishing to catch big game trophy fish such as mahi mahi and sailfish. Bay fishing is also available to catch Redfish, Trout, and Black Drum. With years of experience, Captain Pierre can tailor the fishing experience to fit each guest’s preferences.

Offering many exciting fishing adventures, Southbound Fishing Charters is the perfect choice for both inshore and offshore enthusiasts. With half-day and full-day trips available, you can fish in the Laguna Madre and Baffin Bay or venture offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Wade fishing and morning/afternoon trips are also available. Multi-boat and corporate trips can be customized, and gift certificates are available.

Providing an exceptional fishing experience with top-of-the-line Penn spinning reels and rods, all necessary tackle, and both artificial and live bait options, Southbound Fishing Charters is the best in Corpus Christi. Safety is a top priority, with life jackets and gear also provided. Customers can bring their own equipment provided they are in good shape, but this is unnecessary. If wade fishing, you must bring all the equipment, including boots, a belt and a stringer. A cooler with ice is included for drinks and food, and fish cleaning and bagging services are also available for a small fee. Come with a valid fishing license, sun protection, snacks, and a camera to capture unforgettable memories.

Southbound Fishing Charters offers an exciting and unforgettable fishing adventure in the Laguna Madre and Baffin Bay. With Captain Pierre’s expertise, you can catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Flounder on light tackle. Nearshore trips into the Gulf of Mexico are also available from June-September, where you can catch Snapper, King Mackerel, and more. Families and children are always welcome. With its convenient location, less than 20 minutes from Port A and downtown Corpus Christi, this is the perfect charter to use while visiting the area. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, Southbound Fishing Charters provides an enjoyable fishing experience for all.

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  • Tom Gonzalez
    Tom Gonzalez
    2 weeks ago

    Exceptional guide! Very attentive and focused on delivering great fishing. I’ve been fishing with hundreds of guides and Capt Pierre is absolutely at the top of my list. Highly recommend if you want to catch fish with a Capt who is committed to exceptional experience for customers.

  • Richard Ryon
    Richard Ryon
    10 months ago

    Reeling them in as quick as we could! Captain Pierre knew where to go, and when we got there, he helped bait and cast and put a couple more lines out to boot! They’d start biting, many times on the first cast, till we had several fish hooked at once! Book with Captain Pierre if you want to go catching, not just fishing.

  • Glay Staheli
    Glay Staheli
    a year ago

    Pierre is the best guide I've ever had! I fished for 2 days with him last week and we caught at every location we went to except one! Over the 2 days we changed spots at least a dozen times. Gear is in great condition, boat runs great and he's a good guy to spend a day with. Friday we hauled in 95 lbs of fish to filet and released another 50-60 lbs as we were over our limits. Saturday we caught and released a half dozen Reds that were over 30" long and really fat. 11/24-25/2022.

  • Susan Cash
    Susan Cash
    8 months ago

    I absolutely recommend Captian Pierre if you're looking for an amazing fishing trip. He and Willy were a super duo!! According to them it was a slow day, but the fish kept coming. Thanks for the great day!

  • Cody Hubbard
    Cody Hubbard
    a year ago

    Booked a full day and was not disappointed! Absolute great day of fishing. Caught a pile of fish. Captain Pierre is a awesome guy in general and great guide. He is extremely helpful in teaching the proper fishing techniques to both me and my wife.

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