Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

Tip O’Texas Guide Service

South Padre Island, TX Incorporated Licensed Insured

Tip O’Texas Guide Service and Captain Billy Bough invite you and your guests for an adventure of a lifetime exploring the world-famous fishery of South Padre Island, Texas.

 

Tip O’Texas Guide Service is located in South Padre Island, Texas and is owned and operated by Billy Bough. Captain Billy Bough is a long time Texas angler who has fished fresh and saltwater all of his life. He has fished in many Bass tournaments in the area for numerous years as well. Captain Billy fulfilled his lifelong dream of opening a charter business 9 years ago and hasn’t looked back. This family friendly Captain is great with kids and enjoys seeing the look on their face when they hook their first fish so bring them along to experience all that the South Texas waters have to offer.

 

Captain Billy helms a 23.5’ Flats boat powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine. This vessel is fast and comfortable enough for 4 anglers. Captain Billy’s boat has USCG approved safety equipment on board as well as a GPS, fish finding electronics, a wireless trolling motor, a cooler, and a live well for fresh bait. Safety is Captain Billy’s number one goal as he is CPR certified as well.

 

Tip O’Texas Guide Service sets you up for a successful day on the water with all of the fishing gear they provide. You and your guests will be supplied with superior rods, reels, and tackle. Captain Billy will build a trip around your specific wishes and needs, you and your guests will just need to bring your fishing license with you before your trip with Tip O’Texas Guide Service.

 

Tip O’Texas Guide Service has many trip options for you to choose from including a Shark trip. Your guided trip with Captain Billy will take you bottom fishing and drift fishing the inshore flats for Flounder, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and many different species of Sharks. After your bountiful day on South Padre Island, Captain Billy will clean and fillet your catch guaranteeing you don’t leave your fishing trip without a cooler of fish.

 

Tip O’Texas Guide Service and Captain Billy Bough of South Padre Island, Texas are booking trips for the upcoming season. Get on their calendar now to experience a Texas fishing trip that you’ll always remember!

  Launch Location

West Swordfish Street, South Padre Island

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Trips start at $375

3 Trips

2-4 guests

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2015 235' Flats Boat/Skiff

200 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

BAY FISHING TRIP

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)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

We'll leave at first light on this fishing trip. Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout are some of the many inshore species we'll target. 

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private

SHARK TRIP

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

We'll target many species of Sharks in the Lower Laguna Madre on this Summer fishing trip.

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private

FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$100 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$100  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

We'll drift the shallow waters of South Padre Island in search of Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Flounder, and many species of Sharks. 

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Fish Species

Flounder
Redfish
Sharks
Spotted Seatrout

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Power Poles

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Spinning

Fishing Policies

  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel

Boat Type

Flats Boat/Skiff

Boat Length

23.5

Year Built

2015

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha SHO

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

200 HP

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