A great activity for visitors of all ages is Fishing. With the Laguna Madre perfect for shallow bay fishing and the Gulf of Mexico for deep-sea fishing, South Padre Island makes for a hub for the best fishing experience in all of Texas! Fish species common to South Padre Island include kingfish, drum, and trout. Our stamp of approval is the decades-running annual fishing tournaments that bring thousands of anglers down to South Padre Island for quality fishing.
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Such annual fishing events include the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) and the South Padre Island Ladies Kingfish Tournament (LKT).
To book fishing charters during your stay, call our in-house Activities Concierge at (956) 761-2212.