Bode’s Bay Fishing

Capt. Walter Bode Port Isabel, TX Incorporated Licensed Insured

If you’re looking for a great fishing adventure you’ve come to the right place! South Padre Island has some of the best bay fishing in South Texas. Bode’s Bay Fishing and Captain Walter Bode have the trip that will leave your coolers full of fish and memories that will last a lifetime!


Captain Walter Bode is the owner and operator of Bode’s Bay Fishing. He has been fishing this area his entire life. He’s an expert angler and has intimate knowledge of these waters and all they have to offer. During Captain Bode’s professional fishing career he acquired many fishing trophies personally for his charter clients. Captain Bode can put you on the fish and quite possibly 1st place in one of the many South Texas fishing tournaments.  


Captain Bode helms a 25 Center Console powered by a 250Hp Suzuki engine. His boat is outfitted with USCG approved safety gear as well as a live well for fresh bait, a wireless trolling motor for sneaking up on your prey, and a casting platform. Bode’s Bay Fishing has a variety of trip options including bay fishing, fishing tournaments, firework trips, and night on the bay trips.


Absolutely nothing compares to a day of fishing with family and friends.  This is especially true when the fish won’t stop biting.  Lake Buchanan is famous for its natural beauty and incredible striper fishing.  And while fishing is a relaxing sport, you might find that the fishing is so good on the lake that you don’t have much time to relax. Bode’s Bay Fishing will supply you and your guests with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait can be provided for an additional charge. 


You will be targeting Black Drum, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper, and Snook on your trip with Bode’s Bay Fishing through light tackle fishing on the inshore waters of South Padre Island. Captain Bode can help you find the fish and maximize your fishing experience regardless how much or how little time you have to be on the water. After your productive day on the water, Captain Bode will clean and fillet your catch for you.


Book your trip today with Bode’s Bay Fishing for a South Texas fishing trip with Captain Walter Bode that will have you coming back year after year!




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  Launch Location

501 East Maxan Street, Port Isabel

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Trips start at $375

2 Trips

1-4 guests

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2019 25' Center Console

250 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch



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Includes 2 guests
+$75 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$75  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

on this inshore fishing trip we'll target Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more using light tackle.


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Includes 2 guests
+$75 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$75  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 1:30pm to 7:30pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This afternoon trip will have us hitting the nearshore waters in search of Flounder, Sheepshead, Redfish, and Black Drum using light tackle.


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Fish Species

Black Drum
Mangrove Snapper
Spotted Seatrout

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Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Fishing Techniques

  • Light Tackle

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
  • Fresh bait available for an additional fee

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel


Capt. Walter Bode

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer


Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

250 HP