You'd have to run from Rockport to Port A to get out to the rigs. Not a bad run for any boat, red snapper are definitely doable; just make sure you pick a calm day to go out, an 18 footer can get tossed around offshore and the weather can change in a hurry. Goodluck!
I say we fish 5 days a week and work 2.
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