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South Padre Island Fishing



South Padre Island Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing South Padre Island, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 13.21% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 339 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    South Padre Island Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Anchovy

  4. Anchovy

    There is a 8.38% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 215 Anchovy counted.

    South Padre Island Anchovy Counts Chart
    Anchovy

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND ANCHOVY COUNTS CHART


  5. Spot Croaker

  6. Spot Croaker

    There is a 7.68% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 197 Spot Croaker counted.

    South Padre Island Spot Croaker Counts Chart
    Spot

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND SPOT CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  7. Pinfish

  8. Pinfish

    There is a 6.63% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 170 Pinfish counted.

    South Padre Island Pinfish Counts Chart
    Pinfish

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND PINFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Red Drum

  10. Red Drum

    There is a 6.04% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 155 Red Drum counted.

    South Padre Island Red Drum Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND RED DRUM COUNTS CHART


  11. Pigfish

  12. Pigfish

    There is a 4.29% catch rate for Pigfish, based on 110 Pigfish counted.

    South Padre Island Pigfish Counts Chart
    Pigfish

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND PIGFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Sheepshead

  14. Sheepshead

    There is a 3.86% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 99 Sheepshead counted.

    South Padre Island Sheepshead Counts Chart
    Sheepshead

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND SHEEPSHEAD COUNTS CHART


  15. Striped Mullet

  16. Striped Mullet

    There is a 3.47% catch rate for Striped Mullet, based on 89 Striped Mullet counted.

    South Padre Island Striped Mullet Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND STRIPED MULLET COUNTS CHART


  17. Atlantic Croaker

  18. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 2.88% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 74 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    South Padre Island Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  19. Sand Seatrout

  20. Sand Seatrout

    There is a 2.81% catch rate for Sand Seatrout, based on 72 Sand Seatrout counted.

    South Padre Island Sand Seatrout Counts Chart
    Sand

    ENLARGE SOUTH PADRE ISLAND SAND SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 29 species of fish and 2566 fish counted for February around South Padre Island.

To date, there are 114 species of fish and a total of 11454742 fish counted for South Padre Island and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1830 (194 years).

Last Update: 2/24/2024 12:29:25 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for South Padre Island are the following:

  1. Port Isabel Reef (PS-1169L)


  2. Port Mansfield Liberty Ship Reef (PS-1070)


  3. Oil field Flats


  4. Port Mansfield Liberty Ship Reef (PS-1070)


  5. Port Mansfield Liberty Ship Reef (PS-1070)


  6. Gaswell Flats


  7. WP-019
    HOLLY BEACH 26.145000 -97.286700


  8. SS NICARAGUA
    SS NICARAGUA IS A SHIP THAT WAS SAILING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO WHEN IT RAN AGROUND ON PADRE ISLAND IN 1912. DURING THE NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURIES, PADRE ISLAND WA


  9. HOOK-EM
    HOOK-EM


  10. Obstruction
    Attributes RECRD 5832 VESSLTERMS UNKNOWN FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 26.122575 LONDEC -97.158581 GP_QUALITY Low D


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Top South Padre Island Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Jim's Pier
    We are a full marina facility with boat slips for both overnight and long term rentals. We have fueling docks for gasoline. Our complete tackle store has just about everything for the fisherman, both amateur and professional, in addition to our vario

  2. R & R Hi-Way Bait Stand and Marina


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Top South Padre Island Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Reel Madness
    Offering anglers the finest South Padre Island deep sea sport fishing available for inshore and offshore fishing trips. South Padre Island fishing, from the area of Laguna Madre south to Port Isabel into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico offers g

  2. Jim's Pier
    We are a full marina facility with boat slips for both overnight and long term rentals. We have fueling docks for gasoline. Our complete tackle store has just about everything for the fisherman, both amateur and professional, in addition to our vario

  3. Island Outfitters
    Located in South Padre Island, TX, we specialize in fishing charters and fly fishing guides in South Madre and Laguna Madre. We also have tackle, apparel, ice, drinks and most everything the fisherman needs.

  4. Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters
    Captain Murphy's Charter Fishing was established by Matt Murphy in 1961. It is now owned and operated by Stephen and Patrick Murphy, each have over 30 years fishing the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We strive to work hard so you don't have t

  5. Osprey Fishing Trips
    Welcome to Osprey Fishing Trips (South Padre Island, TX). Come & Join us aboard the finest fishing vessels on the Texas Coast. The "Osprey" & "OspreyII" fish year round in the Gulf of Mexico for your pleasure. We offer a v

  6. Captain Jack Barton


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Top South Padre Island Marinas

  1. Jim's Pier
    We are a full marina facility with boat slips for both overnight and long term rentals. We have fueling docks for gasoline. Our complete tackle store has just about everything for the fisherman, both amateur and professional, in addition to our vario

  2. R & R Hi-Way Bait Stand and Marina


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