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Hot Spot Fishing Charters

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Port Aransas, TX 78373-4130
+1 512-748-4857
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Fishing charter late June

Caught 16 red snapper with 4 people kept the biggest 8. Captain Art put us on fish. Would have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don75505217405139
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Liberty Hill, Texas
Connor and Colby Metzler’s annual fishing trip

For second year in a row my sons and I chartered the big and bold Hot Spot with Capt. Arrrt at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chadd M
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Offshore Charter Fishing at it's Best on a beautiful 36'Yellowfin Center Console with 3 engines. This Tournament ready High Performance boat is equipped with everything needed for a great day of fishing. It also has a bathroom onboard freshwater and a Killer Bluetooth Stereo .
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Port Aransas, TX 78373-4130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caught 16 red snapper with 4 people kept the biggest 8. Captain Art put us on fish. Would have liked to have caught some other fish but only caught red snapper. Also didn't get any really big snapper. But overall a very good fishing trip.More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters. We can't control the size of the fish but try every day to put our customers in the best area to catch fish. June is snapper season so we work with the time we have to get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For second year in a row my sons and I chartered the big and bold Hot Spot with Capt. Arrrt at the helm. I didn’t think it would be possible to best our prior trip but I was wrong. After a short jaunt out from...More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming out again. All of you did a great job and the boys really stepped up this year. Can't wait until next year. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome boat and captain. Had a great time with a lot of fast action on the king fish. Looking forward to booking another trip.

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters. The Kingfish action was crazy that morning. Amy did a great job. Hope to see you guys again soon. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We had blast Capt Art was fun and helpful caught some nice red snapper and a shark on the line even though we don’t get to keep it worth it all around

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters on you vacation. Catching sharks can be a lot of fun and some we can harvest. Most sharks are protected now a days. Glad you guys had fun and hope to see you again. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We had a great time fishing with Captain Art! His boat is fantastic and it took us out to where the fish were despite the rough seas! Great onboard technology that put us right on top of the fish! If we didn't have a fish...More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks so much for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters. We try to keep our boat up to date with the latest electronics. Hopefully next tine it won't be so rough going out. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a morning trip with Captain Art. The trip out to deepwater was a great way to see the sun coming up. He got us on the fish and we all caught our limit. First time for wife and kids and they all loved...More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

There's nothing like being on the water early in the morning. Watching the sun rise with the anticipation of fishing is amazing. Glad you guys had fun hope to see you again. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great day fishing. We limited out on red snapper. Great fishing weather. Capt Art was very accommodating.

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Happy Birthday and glad I was able to put you guys on fish. Great job hope to see you again next year. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

5 of 5! Capt art knows his boat and knows his fishing. Went in 4s-5s and never felt uncomfortable. Great capt and great experience for all skill levels.

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters for your family's vacation. Everyone did a great job hope to see you guys again. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 13 year old son and my brother and sister in law out for a great morning of snapper fishing The water was rough but Captain Art took good care of us and we had a blast. Top notch outfit. My son loved...More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for choosing Hot Spot Fishing Charters. Conditions were tough but that didn't stop your guys from catching some beautiful red snapper. Hope to see you guys again. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great 8 hour private charter with Captain Art, he took us out 37 miles and maxed us out on red snapper and caught some huge king fish! Very professional and easy to spend a day with. You could tell Art knew what he...More

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Arthur S, Owner at Hot Spot Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

It was on the rough side going out but well worth the trip. The snapper action was great but nothing compared to the Kingfish your son and grandson caught. Everyone did a great job hope to see you guys again soon. Tight Lines Capt Arrrt

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Muzz M
10 May 2018|
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Response from Arthur S | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry with Hot Spot fishing Charters. Sorry your group is to big for a private charter.We can only carry 6 people. You would need to hire 2 boat or move to a private party boat like the ones at... More
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Anthony H
23 June 2017|
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Response from Arthur S | Property representative |
If you click on the website link you can find all the fishing packages. Or just can me at 512 748 4857
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