At Epic Charters Unlimited, pricing includes: deep sea fishing bait, tackle, reels & rods, vessel rental and a professional United States Coast Guard Licensed Texas fishing charter company captain. These prices do not include food or drinks. Please review our FAQs for our policies and rules. All trip prices include up to 6 people. Gratuity is not included in pricing.
Fishing License The state of Texas requires a fishing license for any deep sea fishing, including offshore Texas Fishing Charter trips. Licenses are not required for those under 17 with a fishing charter company. For more information about fishing licenses, visit Texas Parks and Wildlife using this link.
Deposits A $300 deposit is required within 5 days of booking. No reservation is confirmed until the $300 deposit has been received (you will receive conformation). Reservations must be moved or cancelled at least 15 days from departure in order to apply the deposit to another date, or refund it. Cancellations or changes made with less than 15 days till departure will forfeit the deposit. This does NOT apply to weather related rescheduling.
Payments and Fees Payment in full is required before departure from the dock. Gratuity is not included in pricing for the crew, recommended amounts vary from 15%-20% depending on satisfaction with charter. ***For overnight trips & full day trips, fuel charge will be calculated when boat has returned to marina. ***
What's included? Epic Charters Unlimited fishing packages include: all tackle and bait, fuel***, ice, and in-boat fish storage. The boat has a bathroom, sink and fresh water on-board. We include trained crew with appropriate certifications and all safety equipment, including life vests and EPIRB. You may bring safety equipment, such as your own life vest, if you desire. If you are bringing children, please contact the captain to ensure adequate safety, which may involve bringing a life jacket to fit the child. You may also bring your own rod and reel, if it is in good condition and approved by the captain. We suggest consulting with the captain before bringing your own fishing supplies.
What to bring unless additional arrangements are made, food is not included, and your group may also wish to bring snacks and drinks. You will not need a cooler on the boat for your food, we will provide space for your drinks and food. You will want to dress in layers in cooler weather, and lighter cooler clothes in warmer weather. Wear soft-soled shoes for the boat. We recommend bringing sun protection (no spray, it makes the boat slick), motion sickness medication (we suggest that all directions found on medications be followed), polarized sunglasses, camera (remember that you are on a fishing boat and there is a chance that your electronics could get wet, Epic Charters is not responsible for any damages to personnel equipment.), a fish cooler to transport your fish home. The boat has speakers for your own music from your device. IPod, IPhone, and blue tooth attachments will work with the boats radio.
What we will catch Fishing is an experience, and the fun of fishing is the hunt. Our professional captains can take your group on fishing trips focusing on your goals. Of course, no boat or captains can guarantee results, but we do our best to make sure you have an EPIC fishing experience with UNLIMITED possibilities.
· NO BANANAS
· No weapons or firearms.
· No GPS or LORANS without captain approval.
· No rods or reels without captain approval. No rods more than 7.5 feet.
· No chairs (wheelchairs are acceptable).
· No cigars or pipes.-No unsuitable footwear which will damage the boat.
· No drugs.
· No BANANA'S
· No glass containers or red wine. Alcohol is permitted in moderation, with approval of the captain. Anyone determined to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to board. Violation of the terms can result in forfeiture of the deposit, or cancellation of the trip without refund.
Parking Arrive at least 20 minutes before departure and park AT 125 WEST SOUTH SHORE DR, PORT ISABEL TEXAS 78578. Park in front odf the tall bushes behind the gas pumps. Please see the Map under finding the dock on our HOME page.
Weather Fishing is always subject to weather, and weather can be unpredictable and change quickly. Our captain will never go out in conditions he determines to be unsafe, and he also has the authority to cancel trips if he believes weather conditions will affect fishing. In the event of a weather cancellation, Epic Charters Unlimited will refund payment for the portion of the trip cancelled, or apply payment to a future date.
* Charter Pricing includes bait, tackle reels, rods, ice, vessel rental and an experienced captain. These prices do not include food or drinks. Please review out FAQ for our policies and rules. All Charters have a maximum of 6 per trip. (Gratuity is not included in pricing.)
** Charter Pricing for ALL trips do NOT include fuel, before returning to the dock the boat will be take to be refueled and total fuel will be added to charter price.
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