About the Captain
Local Captain, Emilio Villarreal began Charter Fishing in 89 out of Jims Pier.  There he improved he skills by fishing with an elite group of fishing Guides. But now you can find Emilio at 5809 Padre Blvd. by Parrot Eyes on South Padre Island, Texas.

Some of his tournament wins include the Ernest Hemingway Billfish Classic in Key West Fl, fishing aboard the Windcrest. TIFT tag and release Billfish Champions aboard Team Buena Suerte. The Shallow Sport owners Tour Team Grand Champions, 2nd place winners in the Bisbee's Black and Blue Tournament, and 1st place in the Jackpots, aboard team Hang Em High, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Emilio has also fished internationally, in such places such Ghana Africa, Madeira Portugal, Panama, Bahamas, Honduras, San Andrea Columbia, Costa Rica, and many ports in Mexico.

As a Bay Guide Emilio targets Redfish and Trout however if you want to Target a fish that airs out then you ask about Tarpon and Snook fishing.


Emilio's Fishing Service Charters

Emilio's fishing service offers guided bay fishing trips in the lower Laguna Madre. Located at 5809 Padre Blvd, between Troy Giles Realty and Parrot Eyes in South Padre Island, TX. Mostly targeting Redfish and Trout on light tackle. Snook and tarpon trips are also available.

Fishing trips consist primarily of drifting and sight fishing. All tackle, bait, water, and ice are provided for you during your trip. Recommended items to bring are Texas Fishing License, (required), hat, sunscreen, and polarized glasses.

Boat Specs & Fishing Equipment

Tournament Rigged 22' Majek powered with a 200 HP Evinrude, minn kota trolling motor, and power pole. G-loomis Rods and Shimano reels.

The 22' Majek is a flats boat with lots of fishing room and storage, it offers plenty of space for three to four people to fish and move around the boat comfortably.

Typical fishing trips are 5 hrs. Longer fishing trips can be arranged.

$375 1-2 people
$425 3 people
$475 4 people

-Prices may vary for tournament fishing charters

To Reserve Your Fishing Charter

Please contact me at 956-343-5264 or click here to email me

5809 Padre Blvd. between Troy Giles Realty and Parrot Eyes