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Weekly Fishing Reports by Capt. Grant Coppin - Texas Fishing Tips

Fishing Charters for Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, Redfish Bay, Nueces Bay

My name is Grant Coppin and I am the owner of Backlash Charters. I have lived on the Texas Coast for 13 years and have been guiding the local waters here in the coastal bend professionally, for the last 7 years.  I can’t imagine a more fulfilling or rewarding occupation then waking up every morning on the Texas coast and fishing for a living. I grew up in central Texas until I was 18 years old when I moved to Corpus Christi to pursue my passion for the outdoors. I wanted to be a Marine Biologist so I completed my degree at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. After that I continued my career in academia while at the same time fishing professionally on the FLW circuit with my tournament partner and father, Danny Coppin. We were a very successful team placing in many top ten’s and top five’s. We were a highly ranked team, qualifying for five consecutive tournament championships.  During my Graduate studies I was approached by several of my class professors, who all told me that I would have to choose between my educational career and my fishing career. The choice to me was simple.  I became a fishing guide in the summer of 2007 and have been ever since.  I still fish tournaments from time to time and in 2014, I plan on fishing one of the redfish tours again. My primary goal when I take a group out, whether it is a group of old high school buddies or a family of four, is to insure that every person on the boat has a great and enjoyable experience and builds some lasting memories.

Captain Grant Coppin


Fishing Charters in Aransas Pass, Port Aransas & Corpus Christi, and North Padre Island

Guided Fishing Trips in Corpus Christi,

Aransas Pass, Port Aransas

Fishing with Capt. Grant a USCG and TP&WD licensed guide for the Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, Corpus Christi Bay and surrounding waters. Families and Corporate Trips Available. He specializes in teaching the correct technique to catch fish consistently. Not only do you catch fish, but you will build memories to last a lifetime.

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Phone number: 254-913-8122

Email: captgrant@backlashcharters.com