"Get Hooked on Fishing" in Rockport, Texas!
Matlock Guide Service is based along the coast of south Texas, north east of Corpus Christi in the quaint little town of Rockport, Texas. Owned and operated by Captain TL Matlock, Matlock Guide Service’s primary goal is to grant you the most enjoyable experience along the Gulf Coast, whether your goal is to salt water fish, go bird watching and sight-seeing, or just tool around in the bay!
Matlock Guide Service heads out of Goose Island State Park with Captain TL Matlock at the helm just in time to catch the sunrise off the water. You will spend your morning and early afternoon fishing for Reds, Trout, and Drum, of which there is usually an abundance. Hogs are often seen on the shore and occasional deer. It is not uncommon to see several dolphin and the coast is the perfect setting for bird enthusiast! Pelicans, Egrets, Heron, Duck.
*Bird enthusiast may check out our Bird Watching page for a list of south Texas birds and their seasons.
Matlock Guide Service provides Falcon rods and reels, all live bait and tackle, and a chest filled with ice for the day’s catch! All you will need is your Texas saltwater fishing license, drinks, snacks, and proper attire to protect you from the elements. (sunscreen, shades, cap, rain gear is recommended, sweatshirt) Captain TL’s baby is his Shoalwater 23’ Cat set with remote anchors for easy off-on access as well as anchoring while fishing. She’s loaded with a 300 HP Evinrude, GPS, Fish Finder, Multimedia System, Live Bait Well, and Wireless Trolling Motor. She can handle up to 5 guests for fishing and up to 6 for sight-seeing. Standard leaving time is 7:00, but we are willing to be flexible.
Matlock Guide Service is Licensed and Insured with numerous years of Rockport fishing experience behind us. It's in the blood!
*Children and pet friendly! So bring your family, or bring your buds! We can work with any group you have!
**Must have valid Texas saltwater fishing license
Get hooked on fishing….. in Rockport, Texas!