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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-2764
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Description: Family owned and operated since since 1961. We are located on South Padre...
Family owned and operated since since 1961. We are located on South Padre Island, TX. We provide deep sea fishing trips going out 20-30 miles out. Our specialty is Red Snapper, Other fish caught are Grouper, Amberjack, Dorado, Shark and Kingfish according to season.
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Fishing + Dolphins= FUN

The kids had a blast. Thanks Patrick and PJ for being so accommodating to our family. We brought our lunch with us and had a great afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

All I can say is WOW! This was my first deep sea fishing trip and I will definitely be using Captain Murphy for my next trip. Not only were the Staff on the boat helpful, but it was obvious that the Captain knew right where to take us to catch alot of Red Snapper. Everyone on the boat caught their... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Went on 1/2 day deep sea fishing with 8 family members. PRO: Everyone on boat caught limit of red snapper. Focus on kids catching fish. Filleted fish for small fee. Polite. CON: had to take own fish off hook, everyone waiting long time for assistance. Poor equipment and preparation. Line lost hook and then weight. They ran out of extra... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We all caught our limit on Red Snapper. The crew is fantastic! I have been on several offshore fishing charter boats, and this crew was the best. On the trip out, they would come by everyone and ask if we needed anything and answer questions while they prepped the poles and bait buckets. Once we arrived at the fishing spot,... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our family of four did a morning bay fishing trip. It was well worth the money! If you are just looking to catch big fish, the deep sea fishing may be a good route for you to go! We were looking for fishing, sightseeing and entertainment and were not disappointed. The guides caught some big stingrays and let our girls... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I did the Dolphin tour with PJ and Jonathan. We had a great time. The next morning we did fishing with the same crew. Jamie and I would recommend Captain Murphy's services Great time !!! The Patterson's

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

The kids had a blast. Thanks Patrick and PJ for being so accommodating to our family. We brought our lunch with us and had a great afternoon.

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Verden, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

There are many boats in the Bay area which offer sea and bay fishing, but none compare with Captain Murphy's! His boat isn't the new expensive craft that others own, but artistically speaking, his boat has more character. It actually LOOKS like a fishing boat....The cost was $26. and the time spent in the bay was around 6 hours. Catch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This has to be one of the best values, and most interesting things to do on SPI, especially for $10! You can't beat that. The trip was about an hour and a half long. The presentation was a lot of fun. Our guide was very knowledgeable. The Dolphins were as much fun. Following the boat, and putting on a show... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We booked a shark fishing trip with Capt. Murphys as a holiday family gathering (15 seats). We arrive to the pier only to be told that "they had tried calling us for hours" (i had no missed calls) but they were unable to take us past the jetties because the waves were too high. However they would still chum the... More 

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Edinburg, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

first time I spent time gas and money to go there, since I live 2 hours away from S.P.I. and the old boat got broken in the middle of the trip and they took us back to land, the gave us the money back but, what about the travel expenses to get here? what a waste of money and time.... More 

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Additional Information about Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters

Address: Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-2764
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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