Gary Farmer

Meet Guide Gary Farmer

Meet Captain Gary Farmer and Angler's Choice Guide Service

Captain Gary Farmer of Angler's Choice Guide Service brings a wealth of experience and passion for fishing to every excursion. Based in the picturesque Port Isabel, Captain Farmer is known for his deep knowledge of the local waters around South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico. With a commitment to providing memorable fishing experiences, Captain Farmer and his crew ensure each trip is tailored to meet the preferences and skill levels of anglers. Their dedication to conservation and sustainable fishing practices underscores their commitment to preserving the natural beauty and abundance of the coastal waters they explore.

Captain Gary Farmer leads Angler's Choice Guide Service, a premier fishing operation based in Port Isabel, Texas. With a profound passion for angling and over two decades of experience, Captain Farmer is celebrated for his expertise in navigating the waters of South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico. His crew consists of seasoned professionals who share his dedication to providing exceptional fishing adventures tailored to each guest's needs and preferences.

Angler's Choice Guide Service has built a reputation for offering top-notch fishing charters that cater to both novice anglers and seasoned fishermen alike. Specializing in inshore and offshore fishing, the business provides opportunities to target a variety of sought-after species, including redfish, trout, snook, and tarpon. Captain Farmer's commitment to sustainable fishing practices ensures that every trip is conducted with a focus on conservation and respect for the marine environment.

Founded on a deep-seated love for the sea and a desire to share the thrill of fishing with others, Angler's Choice Guide Service has a rich history of creating memorable experiences on the waters surrounding South Padre Island. Captain Gary Farmer's leadership and expertise continue to uphold the company's legacy of excellence, making it a preferred choice for those seeking unforgettable fishing adventures in the Gulf Coast region.

Captain Gary Farmer of Angler's Choice Guide Service is distinguished by his extensive expertise and accolades in the realm of fishing charters around South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico. With numerous awards recognizing his skill and commitment to angling excellence, Captain Farmer's proficiency spans both inshore and offshore fishing techniques. His niche lies in providing tailored experiences that cater to a diverse range of fishing preferences, from targeting redfish and trout in the shallow flats to pursuing trophy snook and tarpon in deeper waters.

Captain Farmer's dedication to conservation and sustainable fishing practices further enhances his reputation as a leader in the industry. His deep understanding of local ecosystems and fishing patterns ensures that every trip with Angler's Choice Guide Service is not only thrilling but also respectful of the marine environment. With decades of experience guiding anglers of all levels, Captain Gary Farmer continues to uphold a legacy of exceptional service and unforgettable fishing adventures on the vibrant waters of South Padre Island and beyond.

Captain Gary Farmer welcomes you aboard his meticulously crafted 24’ flats boat, manufactured by Carolina Skiff in 2021. This vessel combines reliability with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and efficient fishing experience. Designed to accommodate up to 6 anglers, it is spacious enough for both family outings and fishing expeditions with friends.

The 24’ flats boat is optimized for navigating the shallow waters around South Padre Island, making it ideal for inshore fishing adventures. Its shallow draft allows access to prime fishing spots where redfish, trout, and other species thrive. Equipped with state-of-the-art marine electronics and a live bait well, the boat enhances your chances of a successful catch while providing a smooth and enjoyable ride. Whether you're casting lines in the Laguna Madre or exploring coastal flats, Captain Gary Farmer's flats boat promises a memorable day on the water, tailored to meet the needs of anglers seeking both excitement and comfort.

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Expertise & Attributes

19 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

-Rods, Reels, Tackle

-Lures & Live Bait, Ice.

Things to Bring:

-Snacks & Drinks

-Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

-Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses & Hats)

-Fishing License



Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 24

Manufacturer Name: Carolina Skiff

Model Year: 2018

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 200

Maximum Cruising Speed: 35

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, VHF Radio, Livewell / Live Bait Tank