Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Doug Allen Fishing Guide Service

Where does Doug Allen Fishing Guide Service fish?

We fish the Corpus Christi area, including Upper Laguna Madre, Corpus Christi Bay, Baffin Bay, Laguna Madre, Nueces Bay,.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Southern Flounder, Black Drum , Redfish , Sea Trout. Corpus Christi fishing is world famous. The waters surrounding Corpus Christi like Baffin Bay are known for holding some of the largest Speckled Trout or Sea Trout in the country. The best time to fish for Speckled Trout in Corpus Christi and Baffin Bay in general is from March through May. At this point large schools of Speckled Trout will be found in abundance. However, If you are looking to catch a trophy sized Speckled Trout your best bet is to fish Baffin Bay and Corpus Christi while wading from October to April. The Speckled Trout are found in fewer numbers at this point in the year but it is when they are at their largest in terms of size. While this area is famous for its Speckled Trout it also world renowned for its Redfish fishing as well. The best time to fish for Redfish in Corpus Christi and Baffin Bay Is March through October, at this point in the year we catch them in really shallow water which makes sight fishing an absolute blast. At this point in the year we sight fish them with artificial lures a lot of the time, this is awesome because you can sneak up on these huge Texas Redfish. The Flounder and Black Drum fishing is generally very solid all year round, which is great because it means that there is always something to fish for in Corpus Christi.

Where in Corpus Christi to we meet our guests?

We meet at Marker 37 Marina ( 13317 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Texas residents and visitors 17 years of age and older are required to possess a Texas fishing license when fishing in the public waters of Texas.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.