Captain Ruben Garza, Jr. of Snookdude Charters is a Rio Grande Valley native, growing up in Edinburg, Texas with over 25 years of experience fishing & hunting the Texas Gulf Coast from Galveston Bay to South Padre Island. Capt. Ruben has chosen to make Port Mansfield his family home since 2009 and has been guiding duck hunts, dove hunts and fishing charters in the surrounding areas. Capt. Ruben specializes in wade fishing and drift fishing the Lower Laguna Madre with artificial lures and will accommodate all types of fisherman from kids, novices to experienced anglers who wish to wade fish or drift fish all day long.
Captain Ruben also offers Mourning Dove and White Wing dove hunts in the nearby South Texas fields along with Lower Laguna Madres Texas duck hunts for Redheads, Mottled Ducks, Pintail and a wide variety of others. Snookdude Charters also offers Cast & Blast trips so you can wade fish and duck hunt in the same day. Captain Ruben’s goal is to make sure a good time is had by all even when the fishing and/or hunting is tough.