Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Bay Finatic Fishing Guide Service

Where does Bay Finatic Fishing Guide Service fish?

We fish the Matagorda area, including Gulf of Mexico, Colorado River, Cooling Water, West Matagorda Bay, Live Oak Bayou, Big Boggy Creek, Boggy Bayou, Lake Austin, Canoe Bayou, Caney Creek, Mad Island Lake, Turkey Island Slough, and Matagorda Bay.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout  (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Sheepshead  (Also Called Convict Fish, Sheephead  ), Southern Flounder (Also Called Flounder, Plie ), Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer)


Where in Matagorda to we meet our guests?

We meet at Matagorda Harbor ( 189 County Rd 213, Matagorda, TX 77457, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

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Texas Parks & Wildlife - Fishing

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.