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Dolphin Dock Day Trips

300 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4032
+1 800-393-3474
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Not what was told.

Called all three days prior to trip. Wsa told by the staff that the snapper do not care how cold it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mike M
Great 4-Hour Trip!!!

Just wanted to thank Dolphin Dock for a great day today, weather was good, water was cooperating... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
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300 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4032
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called all three days prior to trip. Wsa told by the staff that the snapper do not care how cold it is outside. Was told that if sea state got much above six trip would be cancelled. Promptly arrived at 7 am and checked in....More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Just wanted to thank Dolphin Dock for a great day today, weather was good, water was cooperating and we caught fish! I also wanted to thank them for being open even after the Hurricane they are still open where others are not. It's not easy...More

1  Thank wntsom4
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went out on 'The Capt. Paul'..Captain knew exactly where to stop.First stop by the oil platforms.I landed 3 5-6 pound Red Snapper in 30 minutes.Everyone yelling "FISH ON !' Great Deck Hand never got frustated even though He was running as fast as possible unhooking...More

1  Thank william f
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome time on this trip. Caught 3 fish, no keepers. The crew did an excellent job of getting us to the fish. The deckhands were awesome at keeping us stocked with bait and assisting with hook removal. They were very knowledgeable of the...More

Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have been on lots of chartered fishing trips and this was a huge disappointment. It was a VERY windy day, so not the best weather conditions, however they felt it would be fine and we would still catch fish. We caught minimal fish, encountered...More

3  Thank becalewis
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing trip never caught a shark in my life and I full filled my 10 year old dream to catch one. I caught 4 sharks and about 10 snappers which was legally sized but not in season so they went back. The...More

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband went on the 4 hour fishing trip and had a BLAST! He had never been deep sea fishing before so this was perfect and he was part of a HUGE catch that weighed 73 lbs. After his trip was over the kids and...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

First chartered fishing trip I had in a long time. My friend and I decided to do this on the last minute. We made the reservation the day before. We took the the mid afternoon trip and came back in the evening. It was fantastic....More

Thank Cheyanne C
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We joined the 8 hr snapper charter on a Tuesday. Left at 6:30am, on schedule, motored for 2 hours then dropped anchor. The captain knew just where the fish were. We were all getting fish in moments. Good boat, not too crowded. The deckhands were...More

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3  Thank Darlene V
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to show the kids the beach and the ocean and used this company to take a dolphin seeing your for the smaller kids and a 5 hour fishing trip for our oldest. Both trips were fun and great first experiences. My son was...More

Thank Andos003
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william f
18 July 2017|
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Response from ldorrn | Reviewed this property |
I would also do 12 hours. Make sure you take motion sickness meds as it is fairly small boat. and the water can be rough.
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william f
29 April 2017|
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I believe Red Snapper are in season in June. You will definitely get onto some vermillion snapper. My son caught a nice King on a four hour trip in July last year. In addition you might get a shot at a shark or amberjack. I... More
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safetyman50
11 September 2015|
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Response from Attorney_and_Mom | Reviewed this property |
For a ten hour trip in April 2016, it was $105 each, discounted to $100 each if you paid cash.
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