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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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We recently visited SPI and went on a bay fishing trip with Capatain Murphy's charters. The cost was very reasonable which allowed our family including a toddler to go and then my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I went with murphys with my wife knowing that it wasnt gonna be a spectacular trip for $75 a person. I have been on professionally guided offshore trips so i know how to fish. The captain either had no idea about how to fish or just didnt care. The crew is the reason i gave it two stars they were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was by far the worst charter ever complete waste of money! All we did was chase shrimp boats never getting a single bite! Then the captain wasted an hour and a half trolling With 2 poles for his own personal amusement instead of trying to find more fishing for the paying customers. We will not be suggesting this charter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We recently visited SPI and went on a bay fishing trip with Capatain Murphy's charters. The cost was very reasonable which allowed our family including a toddler to go and then my husband and son to take several trips out fishing alone thereafter. PJ and Jonathan(?I think) were just awesome. They interacted with all the guests and were hysterical! We... More 

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Universal City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Polite and courteous. Kept good spirits even when fish were not biting. We have encountered a lot of rude tourists on the island this weekend. My trip with them will encourage us to return. Thanks guys!

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Storm Lake, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

my son and wife came along we had the best time ever well my son and me my wife not so much but sea life is not for eveyone but as for my son and me we will be back as soon as possible best experience ever cant wait to go back thanks cap murphy. Not all people can take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My son was in town so we decided to go snapper fishing. We had never been before. We chose Captain Murphy's because we had been out on their dolphin watch and sunset cruises before through Isla Tours. The crew was very professional and accomidating. The boat was clean and well maintained. I also thought the cost of a half day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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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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