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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
Phone Number: 956-761-2764
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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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Dolphin Watch/Sunset cruise

We were able to see many dolphins and get pretty close to them during the 1 1/2 hour ride. The captain and crew were very knowledgable and friendly. Great prices!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Mary W
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Hurst, Texas
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Hurst, Texas
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were able to see many dolphins and get pretty close to them during the 1 1/2 hour ride. The captain and crew were very knowledgable and friendly. Great prices!!

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Thank Mary W
College Station
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They supply all fishing gear and cleaned the fish we caught for us. It was a very small fee for the cleaning of the fish. We had to take our cooler with drinks and snacks. They had drinks for sale on the boat. My husband and I went as a couple but there were families with children. We really enjoyed... More 

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Thank jagrabe10
McAllen, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day of fishing today. We caught plenty of fish. A big thank you to Captain Kyle and JD for taking us to some good fishing spots and for being very helpful and friendly. Great fishing experience.

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1 Thank snowtrooper22
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went bay fishing. My boys had a blast!! The Captain and deck hand were very helpful. The smiles from catching the fish were priceless.

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Thank Angela M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Took our 10 year old and 5 year old sons. Crew was friendly and helpful and we caught a good deal of fish. Had so much fun that we went again the next day.

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Thank gtduncan
Edcouch, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a blast! The entire boat caught fish and had so much fun. Saw Dolphins, caught a sting ray and just had a great time! Great captain and loved that we could take drinks aboard... A+

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Thank Simmone1211
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

As I have done 3 previous times, I called the office to make a reservation to go out bay fishing with Capt. Jonathan. When I requested him, the lady that answered the phone, Hilda, started being very rude & yelling at me on the phone that he was not working there. Instead of being nice about it saying there was... More 

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Thank spoiledweda
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

If you are looking to spend some great quality family time which might include fishing, then you need to check out Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters. While my family and I were in South Padre Island, the kids wanted to do some fishing. I called Captain Murphy's and was able to purchase a night charter trip. For a family of two... More 

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Thank Timmec
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The crew on the Thunderbird was great ! Put us on red snapper from the get . Everyone limited . Deckhand Roy was great even though I brought a banana on the boat . It's bad luck I was told . Had a great time I will be back soon .

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Thank gibby64
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

When you go into Captain murphys there is a board labeled "deep sea fishing" and " Bay fishing" with picture of what people have caught. My dad and I wemt bay fishing expecting to catch big fish like snapper and such just like the pics. When we got out there we found out that we were only fishimg for sand... More 

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