spring & summer
Camp Hook Spit 2024
Matagorda, TX | 12 - 17yo
5-Day All-Inclusive Pricing:
A Summer Adventure Designed For You
Parents, are you on the lookout for the ultimate combination of adventure, education, and fun for your young angler during their break? Your search ends here at Camp Hook Spit, an exceptional week-long overnight youth fishing camp hosted by Hook Spit Junior Anglers at the Rusty Hook Ranch in Matagorda, Texas! Camp Hook Spit welcomes all 12 to 17-year-olds attending grade school, but with only 25 spots available, securing your camper’s spot is crucial—so book today!
Get ready for the best week of your summer!
From non-stop competition that fosters a spirit of healthy rivalry, to the wide array of activities, every aspect of camp is carefully designed with top-notch quality and endless excitement in mind.
Our camp staff boasts over 50 years of collective experience in hunting, fishing, and guiding, ensuring campers are mentored and educated by seasoned experts during their week-long camp.
Every activity is designed to be both interactive and educational, ensuring campers depart with an enhanced understanding and appreciation for safety, and the great outdoors.
What Campers will do and what they get!
Your camper will participate in and compete in a number of activities during their week of camp! In addition campers will receive a fishing gear package Valued at over $750.
what you'll do
2024 Camp Sessions
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Frequently Asked Questions
We are excited to welcome your camper to our enriching outdoor experience! With the registration, your camper is not only provided with comfortable room and board, including nutritious breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and drinks, but also a fantastic array of fishing gear. This includes a high-quality baitcasting rod and reel combo, a spinning rod and reel combo, a durable dry bag, a selection of various fishing lures, top-grade fishing line, and a custom-designed fishing jersey. This complete set of gear, valued at over $750, is theirs to keep, perfectly preparing them for any fishing adventures during and after the camp. We're committed to making their camping experience memorable and skill-enhancing!
- PFD & RAINWEAR (SEE INFO BELOW)
- SUNSCREEN (AT LEAST SPF 30 AND WATER RESISTANT)
- DEEP WOODS OFF INSECT REPELLENT
- MEDICATION (PLEASE NOTIFY US IF THERE IS ANY MEDICATION WITH INSTRUCTIONS)
- LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING FOR THE WEEK
BEDDING WILL BE SUPPLIED, BUT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BRING A PILLOW FEEL FREE
MUST HAVE PFD TO FISH (LIFE VEST THAT IS INFLATABLE ARE THE MOST COMFORTABLE. HERE IS A LINK TO THE ONE WE RECOMMEND:
LIGHT RAINWEAR JACKET AND PANTS:
Absolutely, campers will have their selection of meals each day with plenty of snacks and drinks to fill them over each and every day.
The campers will need to arrive at the camp at 1pm on the first scheduled day (please make sure not to arrive any earlier, as we will be setting up for camp) at Rusty Hook Ranch located at 734 North Gulf Road, Bay City, Texas 77414.
On the final day of camp we will compete in a fishing tournament. The weigh-in will be from 12PM to 2PM with an awards ceremony to follow. We invite all of the parents and family members to come out and join us to watch the weigh-in and enjoy Rudy's BBQ! We should be wrapped up at around 4PM that afternoon. We will have the weigh in and awards ceremony at Rusty Hook Ranch as well.
Each camp typically consists of 20 - 25 kids.
Absolutely, we encourage parents and campers to talk with their friends prior to registration to make sure they sign up for the same camp as their friends. However, if you don't make it into the same camp as a friend you're sure to make new friends and long lasting memories.
Please be aware of a $250 non-refundable cancellation fee, which will also be applicable if you decide to change the date to another camp. Therefore, it's essential to coordinate with your schedules and your camper's friends, ensuring that the selected camp session aligns with your preferences.
All campers, parents, or guardians are required to sign all release forms for the campers to be able to participate in any camp activities. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING THE SIGNED RELEASE FORMS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW TO CAMP, WE WILL NOT ACCEPT DIGITAL SIGNED FORMS! ONLY THE ORIGINAL SIGNED DOCUMENTS!
PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY OUTSIDE SNACKS OR BEVERAGES! WE PROVIDE PLENTY OF THESE ITEMS AND WE DO NOT ALLOW THE CAMPERS TO HAVE FOOD IN THEIR ROOMS!