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Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters

1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-761-2764
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Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Cambridge, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We went bay fishing with Captain Murphy. The captain was super night and helpful however not many people on our boat caught much. not sure if it was just an off day or if we couldn't find the right locations.

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Southlake, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

All Day Deep Sea $90 per person. 7:30p - 3:30p I will start with the one good thing: 1) the young staff worked hard, were kind and helpful Now the bad things: 1) 2 hours out to shrimp boat to get bait in trade for beer, wasted time ($30 beer for 4 large baskets of bait) 2) Crashed into shrimp... More

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Called today to book a trip with my family and was treated very horrible for asking questions .. It was some old lady screaming to me on the phone !!!! Why would a business do that to you if your your spend $$$&& .Who is running this place ???... Don't go here !! Don't call !! Stay away !!!

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San Juan, Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went fishing on the 19th in the afternoon. We weren't catching anything the first 2 hours. The last 2 hours we caught more fish but not enough to keep. Kyle and Adam did a great job getting us to the fish. My daughter had lost her cap during the trip and when we moved to a different spot they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went out in a 4 hour bay fishing trip 7-15-2014 on the Hard Bottom with Kyle and Adam. These 2 guys were awesome! They went above and beyond what I was expecting. I have been on bay fishing trips elsewhere and they don't even come close to what we experienced. If you ever want to go fishing while in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

$65.00 down the drain! Signed up for a half day of deep sea fishing but only had 2hrs of actually fishing; spent most of the time traveling. When I asked why all I received was attitude and excuses about currents, tides and captain's preferences...They claimed to give us an extra 30 minutes of fishing but they failed to recognize that... More

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went out on the morning with Kyle and the Captain. The staff were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. We all caught fish. The staff took the fish off and showed the kids the non-edible items (sting ray, puffer fish, sea slug). Our daughter was able to touch and hold the fish. Staff were patient to allow for pictures, etc. Would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Probably not their fault completely but hardly anybody caught any fish and the staff didn't go out of their way be visit with you. The one fish I did caught the staff just came over, took it off and walked away with saying a word.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

So much fun, got our limit.. love the snapper.. deck hands were fast and efficient, enough fish was caught to give to the sick ones who were barfing instead of fishing..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

we were in town the last week of march and went out bay fishing on thurs cool windy day not much fish the guide explained the rods prior to leaving shore but had bascially no interaction with us after that. he spoke english but despite us trying to engage him a couple times he did not ask us if we... More

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