We are planning to run 7 Texas Pelagic trips in 2016.  Registration will open in January 2016.


On the longer 16 hour trips our goal is to get out to the “Camel’s Head”. This dramatic underwater salt dome rises over 2,800 feet from the surrounding sea floor at depths of 5,000′ to about 2,200′. It is a well know tuna fishing area and has had good concentrations of seabirds and marine mammals in the past. The extra time in deep pelagic waters on both the 14 and 16 hour trips yielded great birding results in 2015.

It really helps us to know far in advance of the trips if we are going to have enough people to make the minimum number needed to cover the charter cost. So we are offering an incentive “Early Bird Fare” if you make your payment prior to 3 months in advance of the trip date.

Trip TENTATIVE Day + Dates Departure Return Length








1   Saturday, June 11; SPI (Weather Date 6/25)  6:00 AM 6:00 PM 12  $ TBA $ TBA 35
2   Saturday, July 16; S. Padre Is. 5:00 AM 7:00 PM 14  $ TBA $ TBA  35
3   Saturday, August 27; S. Padre Is 4:00 AM 8:00 PM 16  $ TBA $ TBA  35
4   Saturday, September 10;  S. Padre Is 4:00 AM 8:00 PM 16  $ TBA $ TBA 35
5   Saturday, September 24; S. Padre Is 5:00 AM 7:00 PM 14  $ TBA $ TBA 35
6   Saturday, October 8; S Padre Is 5:00 AM 7:00 PM 14  $ TBA $ TBA 35
7   November ? with the RGVBF; S Padre Is 6:00 AM 6:00 PM 12  $ TBA $ TBA 35

Frequent Texas Pelagic Birder Discount offer: We love our Pelagic Sea-Birder Friends who come out on our trips multiple times in a season. So to encourage more folks to come out more than once per year we are now offering an end-of-season discount to everyone who makes two or more trips per year. At the end of the season we will email you a coupon for your earned discount that you can apply to your Texas Pelagic trips for the following season. Here’s the deal:


Completed Trips:


Two Trips

$ tba

Three Trips

$ tba

Four Trips

$ tba

Five Trips

$ tba

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