Ready to book a trip! Captain Chris specializes in Texas Gulf Coast bay fishing from the Upper Laguna Madre to south of Baffin Bay. Whether you’re an avid angler, or you’ve never fished a day in your life, Drifter Guides can offer you a package to fit your skill level.
Born and raised in South Texas, Captain Chris Strakos has over twenty years of experience fishing many bays of the Texas Gulf Coast. Captain Chris is licensed by the US Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife for charter bay fishing. In addition, Drifter Guides carries commercial insurance for clientele peace of mind on and off the water.
Captain Chris is an avid supporter of the Coastal Conservation Association and firmly believes in a friendly sustainable lifestyle. With this in mind, catch and release practices are often encouraged when sport fishing with Drifter Guides.
When Chris isn't pursuing his passion on the water, scavenging for trophy trout and red fish, he enjoys cooking fine cuisine while entertaining friends and family. Whether he is BBQ-ing personal favorites like brisket and steaks, or cooking culinary classics pulled from Cajun, German, or American roots, Chris takes pride and precision in all that he explores.