Grant Coppin

Meet Captain Grant Coppin

Meet Captain Grant Coppin and Backlash Fishing Charter

Captain Grant Coppin is a seasoned fishing guide with a deep-rooted passion for the sport. His journey began at the young age of 12, fishing in saltwater, and continued to flourish when he moved to Corpus Christi at 18 to attend TAMUCC, where he fished almost daily. Captain Grant's extensive experience led him to start guiding after completing his studies, while also participating in tournaments with his father in the FLW Redfish series. With nearly a decade of professional fishing under his belt, Captain Grant possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in navigating the waters of Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, and beyond.

Known for his love and dedication to fishing, Captain Grant is not only committed to helping his clients catch fish but also to creating unforgettable memories. His guided tours are more than just fishing trips; they're opportunities to learn, grow, and forge lasting connections with nature and fellow anglers. Captain Grant's passion for fishing shines through in every excursion, making him a sought-after guide for those seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

Captain Grant Coppin is a versatile fishing guide skilled in a variety of techniques to suit different fishing conditions and preferences. Whether you're into the finesse of light tackle or the power of heavy tackle, Captain Grant can cater to your style. He's adept at bottom fishing for those seeking a more relaxed experience or trolling for a bit of excitement. With spinning, jigging, and popping techniques in his arsenal, he can target a wide range of species in different environments. For those looking for a unique challenge, Captain Grant offers bowfishing and flounder gigging trips, adding an adventurous twist to your fishing expedition. Whether you're a seasoned angler or new to the sport, Captain Grant's expertise in these techniques ensures an enjoyable and successful fishing experience.

Boat Details:

Captain Grant Coppin's fishing adventures are conducted aboard a top-of-the-line Blazer Bay 24GTS, a 24-foot center console bay boat. This spacious vessel, built in 2013, is designed for comfort and functionality, accommodating up to 6 persons. Powered by a Mercury ProXS engine delivering 250HP, the boat boasts a max cruising speed of 45 knots, ensuring swift and efficient travel to fishing spots. Its center console design provides ample room for anglers to move around and cast their lines comfortably. Whether you're navigating the shallow waters of the flats or heading offshore, this bay boat is well-equipped for a variety of fishing experiences, promising an enjoyable and productive day on the water with Captain Grant at the helm.

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Expertise & Attributes

17 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

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

Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

- Rods, Reels & Tackle 

- Lures 

- Live Bait

- Catch cleaning & filleting

- Drinks (Bottled water)


What to bring: 

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses 

- Wear weather appropriate clothing 

- Foods

​- Fishing License (Texas)

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your 

trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.  


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or 

equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on 

your deposit.  


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.​


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Blazer Bay 24GTS

Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 24

Manufacturer Name: Blazer Bay 24GTS

Model Year: 2013

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 250

Maximum Cruising Speed: 45

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice-Box, Livewell / Live Bait Tank, Spearfishing Equipment