Sport Fishing in Texas

Ready to experience fishing off of Texas’ Coast?

Johnston’s Sportfishing will take you out onto the water and ensure you have a perfect angling experience—whether you’re taking one of our red snapper charters with friends or entering a local fishing tournament. Our vessel is equipped for the waters and our captains know the area, bringing you to all the local hotspots for fishing and relaxation.
Grab your fishing gear, get your friends and climb aboard! We’re ready to set sail for a fishing experience you’re bound to enjoy. Let us show you why we’re the preferred fishing charter leaving from Freeport, TX, traveling up and down the local Gulf Coast area.

Gulf Coast Charter Pricing (From Texas)

Ready to book a fishing charter or sports fishing experience with Johnston’s Sportfishing? Take a look at our various packages and rates below. We’re ready to welcome you on the fishing charter of a lifetime!

  • 5 Hour Trip (6:30am to 11:30am): $2,000.00
  • 8 Hour Trip (6:30am to 2:30pm): $2,700.00 ($350.00 per hour after 8 hours)
  • 1 Day Billfish Trip: $5,000.00
  • 2 Day Billfish Trip: $6,500.00 (Plus 10% to 15% Gratuities)
    • Leaves Port at 6:00am, Returns to Port Next Day at 5:00pm
  • 2 Day Billfish Tournament: Call for Pricing
    • 15% – 20% Gratuities Minimum + 10% of Winnings

** Payment is fully refundable due to bad weather or may be applied to re-booking a Freeport fishing charter at a future date. **

Light Tackle

We know all the best fishing spots for light tackle day trips, including weed lines, oil rig platforms, sunken wrecks, shrimp boats and more. Cast your line for a full variety of fish and reel in something worth keeping, every time. Our light tackle trips are great for casual fishers and small groups who want to spend as much time admiring the Gulf Coast as they do dropping a line.

  • 1 Day Billfish Trip: $5,000.00
  • 2 Day Billfish Trip: $6,500.00 (Plus 10% to 15% Gratuities)
    • Leaves Port at 6:00am, Returns to Port Next Day at 5:00pm

 

Local Tournaments

Entering a local fishing tournament and need a vessel to get you there? We offer fishing tournament charters across the Texas coast. Chances are, we’ve ferried anglers to the tournament you’re entering before! Our yacht is equipped for a long day on the water and sturdy enough to stand up to whatever you’re reeling in. Let us help you find the perfect spot, so you can cast your line and reel in a winner!

Big Game Tournament, Rigged

For pro anglers who are seasoned deep sea fishers, interested in joining big game tournaments, we’re pleased to offer local fishing tournament charters. Get ready to reel in all manner of billfish, as well as Mackerel (King Fish, Spanish Mackerel and Bonito), Red Snapper, Dorado (mahi-mahi), Ling, Amberjack and Grouper. We even know where to fish for sharks. Get ready to cast your line with confidence at your next big game fishing tournament.

  • 2 Day Billfish Tournament: Call for Pricing
    • 15% – 20% Gratuities Minimum + 10% of Winnings

Weddings

Celebrating a wedding? Want to get married in one of the most scenic and serene areas of the United States? Charter our yacht off the coast of Texas and exchange your personal vows in the company of your witnesses to celebrate your love for each other in an intimate, personal setting. We allow groups of up to six, making your ceremony one unlike any other—just you and the people in your life who matter most. It all takes place against the scenic horizon of the Gulf of Mexico, with the Texas coastline looming gently in the background. We promise a moment you’ll cherish and remember forever—the way it should be.

Cruises

You don’t need to be an angler to experience the Gulf of Mexico! Johnston’s Sportfishing also offers scenic cruises to individuals and groups who want to explore the natural splendor of the Texas coast. We’ll ferry you up and down the coastline and out into the gulf so you can experience the majesty and beauty of this area in a one-of-a-kind way. Climb aboard our yacht and set sail! Don’t forget to bring your camera!

  • 5 Hour Trip (6:30am to 11:30am): $2,000.00
  • 8 Hour Trip (6:30am to 2:30pm): $2,700.00 ($350.00 per hour after 8 hours)

Experiencing Our Fishing Charters!

Johnston’s Sportfishing is proud to bring you a one-of-a-kind fishing experience. Whether you’re a casual fisherman looking to experience light tackle fishing off the Texas Coast or you’re a serious angler entering a billfish tournament, get ready to cast your line from the deck of our yacht. We also welcome those who may not fish, but who want to experience the magic of a day spent relaxing in the Gulf of Mexico, out on the open water.

To book your charter or fishing tournament experience, contact us today at 979-233-8513 for more information.

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