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Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters

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1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Dolphin watching

We came from Oklahoma and captain Murphy was phenomenal! I would highly recommended for dolphin... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jennifer R
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Very Disappointing

It would be a far more enjoyable experience if the crew members hadn’t sat around the whole time on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KRL876
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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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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  • Very good9%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“red snapper” (14 reviews)
“fish” (58 reviews)
“half day trip” (4 reviews)
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1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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"party boat"
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"dolphin watch"
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"great afternoon"
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"lots of fun"
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"for sale"
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"saw dolphins"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came from Oklahoma and captain Murphy was phenomenal! I would highly recommended for dolphin watching. Very informative! Not only did we have a good time but captain Murphy allowed my little cousin to be able to steer the boat because she was scared of...More

Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It would be a far more enjoyable experience if the crew members hadn’t sat around the whole time on their phones. The staff didn’t interact at all with any of the guests, except to help shake the occasional catfish off of someone’s rod. I didn’t...More

Thank KRL876
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We participated as a family in the Eco-tour and my children, ages 1, 3, 13 and 16 had a great time. The guys on the boat were friendly and even allowed my 3 year old in the captain’s chair. Very friendly staff.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome time . Especially when boat ride went into waves. Lots of fun. Great time was only $10.00 could of charged way more

1  Thank Anonalex
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been on so many dolphin tours and never saw a thing! Not this time!! Not only did Captain Murphy drop a net and pulled in a few neat sea creatures for everyone to see and touch, he gave tons of cool history and facts...More

Thank jclaws1
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Murphy and the deck hand Johnny were amazying. We got to see a ton of dolphins, they swam and chased the boat, in the sunset. It was just beautiful. The staff makes it fun and you learn a lot of the history of the...More

Thank Shana J
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We weren't sure what to expect for only $10, which was the charge for the Eco-Tour. Best value for something to do on South Padre. Enjoyed Captain Murphy and Johnny. They were both very knowledgeable and made the 90 minute trip a whole lot of...More

Thank BobMaj
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great morning bay fishing trip! It was our first trip to S. Padre and our first fishing trip with the crew and it was great! Harley and Captain Victor were awesome!

Thank bagladies32000
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the Trip out into the bay. Very educational, Captain Patrick and Johnny were awesome hosts. Thank you for a great afternoon!

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a 8hr. deep sea fishing trip when making the reservation I asked how many would be on the boat the man behind the counter said maybe 15 so we booked we arrived at 7 and left out at 7:30 am there were 33...More

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