South Padre Charter Service

Capt. George Strader Port Isabel, TX Incorporated Licensed Insured

Spend the day on the water with South Padre Fishing Charter and Captain George Strader for a fun and adventurous day of fishing!

Captain George Strader is the owner and operator of South Padre Fishing Charter. He is a Port Isabel native and has been fishing his whole life in the Laguna Madre area. Captain George enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge with others. He welcomes families with children as well as anglers of all skill level.

Your trip will take place aboard a 24’ flats boat powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine. She has a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots ensuring you will get to the local honey holes in a timely manner. Up to date navigational equipment is outfitted as well as a live well for fresh bait and power poles. All USCG approved safety gear is available for your safety and security as you head out on the water with South Padre Fishing Charter.

South Padre Fishing Charter will provide you and your guests with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait will also be provided. Captain George offers a morning half day trip and an afternoon half day trip that runs into the evening. He provides water but you are welcome to bring your own drinks and snacks and store them in the cooler packed with ice on board. Let Captain George build a trip around your specific wishes and needs. After all, it’s all about having fun and catching lots of fish.

On your trip with South Padre Fishing Charter you will be going after many different inshore and nearshore species including Black Drum , Grouper, Ladyfish, Red Snapper, Sheepshead, Spotted Seatrout, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Flounder, King Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel, and Triggerfish. Captain George will guide you in using many different fishing techniques to get your targeted species including bottom fishing, drift fishing, and light tackle. After your trip Captain George will clean and fillet your catch for to take home and enjoy.

Book your trip today with Captain George Strader and South Padre Fishing Charter of Port Isabel, Texas.

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

110 North Garcia Street, Port Isabel

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Trips start at $400

2 Trips

1-4 guests

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2019 24' Flats Boat/Skiff

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 12:00pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Half day trip in the bay targeting Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Flounder. 

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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 6:30pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

We'll target many species on this trip including Redfish, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, and more.

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Fish Species

Black Drum
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

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Safety Features

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


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Gear

  • Livewell
  • Power Poles

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Light Tackle

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel


Capt. George Strader

Boat Type

Flats Boat/Skiff

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer


Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

250 HP