Yes, a Texas Salt Water fishing license is required for anyone age 17 or older.  You may purchase a license by visiting:

Captain Murphy’s will provide ALL bait, tackle, rods and reels for fishing trips. All persons fishing must have a State of Texas fishing license. You may purchase your license online at:

No, women who are pregnant should NOT go on a deep sea fishing trip.


Children 2 and Under ride for FREE!


Yes, Isla Tours maintains CLEAN restrooms on board all vessels.

Yes, you may bring your own food and drinks on your trip. Alcoholic beverages are allowed. Please NO glass containers.

Absolutely NO glass containers should be brought onboard any of our vessels.

Yes, you may bring a cooler with you on your trip. Please be considerate of other guests and limit the size of the cooler you bring.

Yes, Isla Tours has USCG approved life jackets for children and adults aboard all vessels. However, you are not required to wear a life jacket during your trip.


Guest are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled departure time.

You can call us at (956) 761-4752 and make a reservation over the phone or select a tour and use our online booking system.


We do fish in the rain, wind and any other weather conditions that nature decides to throw at us. After all, we’re going on adventures! If the weather is unsafe for any reason, the trip will be changed or postponed.