Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The New Buccaneer came in today with a nice catch from the 30 hour safari trip.  Capt’s Matt Smith and Sam Hardeman led the 38 anglers to a catch of 3 YELLOWFIN TUNA , 328 BLACKFIN TUNA , 535 VERMILION SNAPPER, 3 LANE SNAPPER, 5 SCAMP, 1 SKIPJACK, and 18 GRAY TRIGGERFISH.


Monday, May 6, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Captains Matt Smith and Sam Hardeman beat most of the poor weather and made a make up 30 hour trip.  This trip was a last minute put together when weather forced cancellation of the safari planned last week.  Fishing was great and the 38 customers returned to a rainy Galveston with 18 yellowfin tuna, 236 blackfin tuna, 553 vermillion snapper, 4 scamp grouper, and 3 mangrove snapper.


Saturday, May 4, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made a 12-hour private charter with 40 anglers. Fishing was very good with the trip bringing in 330 vermillion snapper, 3 lane snapper, 3 blue runner, 1 Warsaw grouper, 1 African pompano, 3 blackfin tuna, 1 mangrove snapper, and 2 almaco jack.


Saturday, April 27, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith had a great 12 hour deep sea fishing trip that came in with a limit of vermillion snapper. They returned with 1080    vermillion snapper, 4 blue runner, 6 triggerfish, 3 rock hind, 5 bigeye toro, and 1 almoaco jack.

 

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The New Buccaneer saw fishing pick up a little on the Sunday 8 hour trip 66 spadefish, 5 lane snapper, and 1 almaco jack.


Friday, April 26, 2019

After some early in the week concerns that weather would prevent running this trip, Capt Matt Smith, 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman and 38 anglers made the 30  hour safari trip and returned with 24 yellowfin tuna, 450 blackfin tuna, 330 vermillion snapper, 156 lane snapper, 2 scamp grouper, 1 rock hind, 4 great barracuda, 2 dorado, and 1 skipjack.


Saturday, April 20, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made the 12 hour deep sea trip.   Customers returned with a nice catch of 445 vermillion snapper, 1 ling, 3 African pompano, 3 scamp grouper, 6 lane snapper, 2 rock hind grouper, 1 crevalle jack, and 3 bermuda chub.


Friday, April 5, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith and 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman took 38 anglers on a 30 hour safari trip April 4-5.  It was another successful trip and the fishermen returned with 56 yellowfin tuna, 274 Blackfin tuna, 459 vermillion snapper, 3 scamp grouper, 2 rockhind grouper, 4 lane snapper, 1 ling, 3 almaco jack, and 4 skipjack.


Saturday, March 30, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made the 12 hour deep sea trip today and returned with 300 vermillion snapper, 15 blue runner, 11 triggerfish, 28 tomtate, 4 sharpnose shark, 4 almaco jack, 1 bigeye toro, and 3 mangrove snapper.


Friday, March 29, 2019

The new Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith and 38 anglers had a successful 30 hour safari trip and returned Friday with a great catch of 52 yellowfin tuna, 120 blackfin tuna, 187 vermillion snapper, 1 creole fish, and 11 bonito.


Monday, March 11, 2019

The New Buccaneer made a 12 hour offshore trip and came in with 421 vermillion snapper, 3 lane snapper, 2 bigeye toro, and 1 rock hind grouper.


Monday, January 28, 2019

The New Buccaneer made the 30 hour safari trip Jan 27-28.  Fishing was good and Capt Matt Smith and the 38 fishermen came in with 6 yellowfin tuna, 147 blackfin tuna, 386 vermillion snapper, 1 rock hind grouper, 2 scamp grouper, and 1 almaco jack.


Friday, January 25, 2019

The New Buccaneer returned Jan 25 from the 30 hour safari trip.  Capt Matt Smith and 40 anglers brought in 2 yellowfin tuna, 101 blackfin tuna, 570 vermillion snapper, 14 scamp grouper, 10 African pompano, 3 almaco jack, and 6 barracuda.


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made the Jan 8-9 30-hour safari trip and the 38 anglers came in with 8 yellowfin tuna, 247 blackfin tuna, 221 vermillion snapper, 11 scamp grouper, 2 red hind, 1 almaco jack, and 1 bigscale pomfret.


Sunday, January 6, 2019

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made the 30 hour safari trip and returned with 9 yellowfin tuna, 180 blackfin tuna, 546 vermillion snapper, 12 scamp gouper (including one potential State record), 3 rock hind grouper, 1 African pompano, 18 barracuda, and 2 almaco jack.


Monday, December 17, 2018

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith returned today from the 30-hour safari trip.  Again, we are thankful for our great customers who were able to make the trip and accommodate the one day delay due to poor weather predicted on Saturday.  Thanks to our customers, the trip was able to leave on Sunday and return on Monday rather than the scheduled Saturday-Sunday time.  They returned with 29 yellowfin tuna, 80 blackfin tuna, 1 big eye tuna, 382 vermillion snapper, 7 scamp grouper, 1 African pompano, 4 almaco jack, 1 cobia, and 11 barracuda.


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith and 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman took 38 anglers on a 30-hour safari trip that returned Tuesday.  The trip was fortunate to make it out as there was a two day window of decent weather.  This trip was originally planned to leave Sunday and return Monday and our many thanks to our customers who were able to modify their plans so the trip could depart on Monday and return Tuesday.  Weather is a huge factor for these trips and unfortunately, the Wednesday-Thursday trip had to be cancelled due to deteriorating weather.

Tuna fishing was good but bottom fishing was a little slow. They returned with 24 yellowfin tuna, 101 blackfin tuna, 58 vermillion snapper, 2 scamp grouper, 4 creole fish, and 1 big scale pomfret.


Sunday, November 25, 2018

The New Buccaneer came in today from a great 30-hour safari trip.  Capt. Matt Smith and 2nd Captain Sam Hardeman put the 38 anglers on a fine catch of 14 yellowfin tuna ( 10 at least 100 pounds each), 42 blackfin tuna, 243 vermillion snapper, 5 scamp grouper, 1 almaco jack, 1 banded rudderfish, and 5 barracuda.


Sunday, November 18, 2018

The New Buccaneer returned today from the 30-hour safari trip with a great catch. Capt Matt Smith and 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman put the 39 anglers on a haul of 28 yellowfin tuna, 143 blackfin tuna, 275 vermillion snapper, 5 scamp grouper, 2 rock hind, 3 creole fish, and 1 squirrel fish.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The tuna are back! The New Buccaneer returned from the 30 hour trip with a nice catch of 12 yellowfin tuna, 120 blackfin tuna, 176 vermillion snapper, 11 barracuda, 19 scamp, 2 warsaw grouper, 1 skipjack, and 2 dorado.


Saturday, October 27, 2018

Bay fishing on the Cavalier is bringing in red drum! The New Buccaneer 12 hour trip with Capt Sam Hardeman came in with a great catch of 28 king mackerel, 452 vermillion snapper, 4 scamp grouper, 97 blue runner, 9 sharpnose shark, 12 lane snapper, 1 big eye toro, and 1 almoco jack.


The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith and 39 anglers returned on Oct 12 from the 30-hour trip with 1 yellowfin tuna, 296 blackfin tuna, 8 amberjack, 8 dorado, 256 vermilllion snapper, 3 almaco jack, 1 creole fish, and 10 skipjack.


Sunday, October 7, 2018

The 8 hour near shore trip on the New Buccaneer came in with 10 vermillion snapper, 45 lane snapper, 11 mangrove snapper, 2 scamp, 1 rock hind, 41 tomtate, 18 spadefish, 19 blue runner. Red drum continued to be caught on the Cavalier four hour bay trips.


Saturday, October 6, 2018

The new Buccaneer made the 12 hour deep sea trip today and brought in 315 vermillion snapper, 18 lane snapper, 4 scamp, 52 blue runner, 4 amberjack, 39 tomtate, 3 almaco jack, 1 dorado, and 6 rock hind. The Cavalier also had a nice four hour bay trip with a catch of red drum.


Friday, October 5, 2018

The New Buccaneer returned from the 30 hour safari trip with 7 yellowfin tuna, 128 black fin tuna, 14 amberjack, 7 scamp, 214 vermillion snapper, 3 lane snapper, 19 tomtate, 1 squirellfish, 1 king mackerel, 2 rainbow runner, 2 tile fish, 1 blackfin snapper, and 15 barracuda.


Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Cavalier had a very good 4-hour bay trip with a great catch of red drum.  The trip included a group from La Porte High School!


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The New Buccaneer hosted a private charter of 47 people yesterday and returned with 118 vermillion snapper, 7 lane snapper, 3 amberjack, 2 African pompano, 121 blue runner, 17 king mackerel, 5 rainbow runner, 1 rock hind, and 1 scamp grouper.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The New Buccaneer returned from the 30 hour safari trip with 8 yellowfin tuna, 359 blackfin tuna, 27 vermillion snapper, 5 almaco jack, 1 skipjack, 1 amberjack, 1 dorado.


Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sunday’s 8-hour trip on the New Buccaneer came back with 1 cobia, 112 spadefish, 30 lane snapper, 3 shark, and 2 mangrove snapper.


Sunday, September 23, 2018

After missing a day of fishing due to poor weather, the New Buccaneer made the Sunday 8 hour trip and returned with a great catch of 249 spadefish, 9 bonnethead shark, 18 blue runner, 26 lane snapper, 5 gray snapper, and 1 scamp grouper.


Friday, September 21, 2018

The New Buccaneer 12 hour deep sea trip led by Capt Matt Smith returned today with 324 vermillion snapper, 6 lane snapper, 1 mangrove snapper, 4 dorado, 1 amberjack, 8 blue runner, 1 scamp grouper, and 2 rock hind grouper.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Great 30 hour trip on the New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith with a catch report of 8 yellowfin tuna, 409 blackfin tuna, 14 amberjack (one was 97 pounds), 73 vermillion snapper, 4 dolphin, 4 almaco jack, 1 gag grouper, 13 scamp grouper, and 1 yellowmouth grouper.


Sunday, September 16, 2018

The 8 hour trip went offshore today and Capt Matt Smith put the anglers on 76 spadefish, 26 vermillion snapper, 5 mangrove snapper, 56 lane snapper, 2 rainbow runner, 1 scamp, and 2 rock hind.


Saturday, September 15, 2018

The Cavalier had a morning four hour bay trip and came in with a few nice red drum. The New Buccaneer ran the 12 hour deep sea trip and brought back 414 vermillion snapper, 6 lane snapper, 1 mangrove snapper, 2 scamp grouper, 3 rock hind, 5 sharpnose shark, 1 bigeye toro, 2 bonito, and 58 blue runner.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Capt Matt Smith and 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman guided 34 fishermen on a special 36 hour offshore trip.  They returned with 2 yellowfin tuna, 83 blackfin tuna, 707 vermillion snapper, 17 amberjack, 24 almaco jack, 35 scamp grouper, 1 black grouper, 7 barracuda, 1 escolar, 3 yellowedge grouper, and 1 warsaw grouper.


Sunday, September 9, 2018

The New Buccaneer and Capt Matt Smith returned from the 8 hour offshore trip with 310 spadefish, 3 bonnethead shark, 12 mangrove snapper, 4 lane snapper, 10 croaker, 5 blue runner, and 1 spanish mackerel.


Saturday, September 8, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 8 hour deep sea trip today and returned with a very nice catch of 409 vermillion snapper’, 116 blue runner, 2 king mackerel, 2 amberjack, 6 sharpnose shark, 2 dolphin, 2 rock hind, and 1 creole fish, The Cavalier also had a good catch of red drum on the AM 4 hour bay trip.


Sunday, September 2, 2018

On Sept 2 the Cavalier bay fishing trips continued to bring in nice red drum despite the rain.  The New Buccaneer 8 hour trip came in with 24 sharks and 220 spadefish.


Saturday, September 1, 2018

On Sept 1 the anglers on the bay trip that braved the rain landed several nice red drum.  The New Buccaneer 12 hour trip brought in a good catch of 410 vermillion snapper, 79 blue runner, 5 shark, 1 ling, 9 king mackerel,  4 amberjack, 9 lane snapper and 1 almaco jack.


Friday, August 31, 2018

The New Buccaneer and Capt Matt Smith came in today from the 30 hour safari trip. The 28 anglers brought in 5 yellowfin tuna, 88 blackfin tuna, 24 vermillion snapper, 9 scamp grouper,  7 amberjack, 15 rainbow runner, 11 barracuda, 7 sharks and 1 dorado.

 


Sunday, August 26, 2018

The 8 hour New Buccaneer trip had another big catch of spadefish today - 812 spadefish, 12 mangrove snapper, 9 bonnethead shark, 3 sharpnose shark, 11 blue runner, and 1 rainbow runner. The Cavalier also landed some sharks and red drum on the AM 4 hour bay trip.


Saturday, August 25, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 30 hour trip today and returned with a nice catch of 496 vermillion snapper, 18 lane snapper, 4 scamp grouper, 3 rock hind grouper, 8 blue runner, 1 king mackerel, 1 bigeye, and 1 almaco jack.


Friday, August 24, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 12 hour deep sea trip today (the second and last planed special discounted price trip) and returned with a very good catch of 451 vermillion snapper, 11 lane snapper, 1 blackfin tuna, 5 mangrove snapper, 6 scamp grouper, 3 amberjack, 10 king mackerel, and 27 sharpnose shark.


Thursday, August 23, 2018

Today was the first of two back to school discounted 12-hour deep sea trips aboard the New Buccaneer.  Capt Matt Smith put the customers on the fish in what was one of the biggest catches of the summer: 603 vermillion snapper, 6 lane snapper, 9 mangrove snapper, 1 bigeye (toro), 41 blue runner, 2 amberjack, 4 ling  (cobia), 1 king mackerel, 7 sharpnose shark, and 2 rock hind.


Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith made the 30  hour trip and the small crowd of 30 anglers returned with a great catch of 6 yellowfin tuna, 165 blackfin tuna, 330 vermillion snapper, 28 scamp grouper, 18 creole fish, 9 amberjack, 1 yellowedge grouper, 1 skipjack tuna, and 3 spanish flag.


Sunday, August 19. 2018

The 8 hour offshore trip aboard the New Buccaneer brought in 305 spadefish, 26 bonnethead shark, 6 mangrove snapper, and 11 blue runner. The Cavalier also had a good catch of red drum on the four hour bay trip.


Saturday, August 18, 2018

The 12 hour New Buccaneer deep sea trip returned today with 335 vermillion snapper, 7 amberjack, 1 almaco jack, 80 blue runner, 7 lane snapper, 4 rock hind, and 5 scamp.


Saturday, August 18, 2018

The New Buccaneer with Capt Matt Smith just returned from the 30 hour safari trip.  The 36 anglers had a fantastic catch of 15 yellowfin tuna, 159 blackfin tuna, 418 vermillion snapper, 42 scamp grouper, 1 Warsaw grouper, 6 amberjack, 7 almaco jack, 1 yellowedge grouper, 1 king mackerel, 4 barracuda, 1 conger eel, and 3 creole fish.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The New Buccaneer had a big day 12 hour deep sea fishing today with a great catch of 559 vermillion snapper, 8 lane snapper, 5 mangrove snapper, 3 scamp grouper, 2 big eye (toro), 22 blue runner, 9 sharpnose shark, 7 almaco jack, and 4 rock hind grouper.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The New Buccaneer returned today from the 30 hour safari trip.  Capt Matt Smith and 2nd Capt Sam Hardeman put the 36 anglers on a very nice catch of 5 yellowfin tuna, 212 blackfin tuna, 11 amberjack, 217 vermillion snapper, 8 almaco jack, 4 king mackerel, 1 gag grouper, 2 Warsaw grouper, 4 rock hind, 3 African pompano, and 4 barracuda.


Sunday, August 12, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 8 hour trip today and came back with a crazy catch of 787 spadefish, 12 mangrove snapper, 26 bluefish, 6 bonnethead shark, and 1 sharpnose shark.


Saturday, August 11, 2018

The New Buccaneer had a nice 12 hour trip today and the Cavalier made an 8 hour offshore trip.The Cavalier returned with 118 spadefish, 13 bonnethead shark, 1 sharpnose shark, 1 jack crevalle, 1 king mackerel, 3 spanish mackerel. The New Buccaneer 12 hour returned with 359 vermillion snapper, 7 lane snapper, 1 rock hind, 1 scamp, 1 king mackerel, 1 dorado, and 1 ling.


Friday, August 10, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 12 hour trip today and returned with a great catch of 432 vermillion snapper, 4 king mackerel, 1 rock hind, 1 red hind, 3 scamp grouper, 4 mangrove snapper, The Cavalier also had a very successful 4 hour bay trip with a nice catch of red drum.


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The red snapper season has ended but that does not mean that good fishing aboard the New Buccaneer has ended.  Today Capt Matt Smith and the  anglers on the 12 hour deep sea fishing trip returned with a nice variety of fish. The catch included 281 vermillion snapper, 5 amberjack, 8 king mackerel, 5 ling, 4 rock hind, 3 African pompano, 7 almaco jack, 19 blue runner, The Cavalier made the 4 hour bay trip and returned with several nice red drum.


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The New Buccaneer returned today from the 30 hour safari trip.  With only 26 fishermen on the trip, Capt Matt put them on 4 yellowfin tuna, 267 blackfin tuna, 1 warsaw grouper, 1 wahoo, 51 vermillion snapper, 24 amberjack, 5 almoco jack, 9 little tunny, 1 tile fish, and 2 gag grouper.


Sunday, August 5, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 8 hour offshore trip today and returned with 407 spadefish, 17 mangrove snapper, 8 atlantic sharpnose shark, 29 bonnet head shark, 1 rock hind, and 1 stingray. The Cavalier also had a nice catch of red drum on the 4 hour bay trip.


Saturday, August 4, 2018

The New Buccaneer made the 12 hour trip today and returned with 301 vermillion snapper, 4 lane snapper, 2 gray snapper, 2 African pompano, 1 king mackerel, and 1 dolphin. The Cavalier had an 8 hour private charter and came in with 102 spadefish, 1 ling, 2 mangrove snapper, and 1 shark.


Friday, August 3, 2018

The New Buccaneer with Capt Sam Hardeman made the 12 hour deep sea trip today and returned with 398 vermillion snapper, 2 amberjack, 2 rock hind, 7 gray snapper, and 3 almaco jack. The Cavalier also had a nice 4 hour bay trip with some sharks and a big sting ray.