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Jetties & Jaws: Reel In The Fun

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Galveston Trout And Redfish Roundup

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trip description for Half Day Inshore Trip in Galveston

Looking for an adventure that combines the thrill of reeling in big fish with the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf of Mexico? Look no further than a fishing charter in Galveston, Texas with Captain Shawn! Captain Shawn is a seasoned angler with years of experience navigating the waters around Galveston, and he's eager to share his love of fishing with you. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice just looking to dip your toes in the water, Captain Shawn will tailor your charter to your experience level, so you can have the best possible time. On your fishing expedition, you'll have the chance to catch a variety of fish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, sheepshead, puppy drum and many more. Cast your line and hold on tight, because these fish put up a fight! And with Captain Shawn's expert guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of bringing in a trophy catch. So why wait? Book your fishing charter with Captain Shawn today, and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget! Read More

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Half Day Inshore Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Epic Jetty Trip - 23' Edgewater in Galveston

Climb aboard with Captain Meghan and explore the Jetties of Galveston Bay on her 23’ Edgewater! These charters are great for any level of fisherman, and especially for families with children. However, you must be at least five years old to ride this ride! You will travel 5-6 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, fishing the North and South Jetties. The South Jetty is located at the East point of Galveston. The North Jetty is located on Bolivar Peninsula. These 6-hour trips can accommodate 1-6 people. You must bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License. You may also bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass, no seeds), as well as an ice chest for the day’s catch. Her business will provide the equipment and bait. You can purchase live bait for an additional fee. Captain Meghan and her crew will also clean and fillet your fish for you. We hope you have a good recipe for fish tacos! Read More

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Epic Jetty Trip - 23' Edgewater

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23 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Galveston Jetty Roundup in Galveston

Captain Shannon will use his 25+ years of experience to take you where the fish are biting! The jetties are home to a variety of fish species, including red and black drum, flounder, speckled trout, king mackerel, and tripletail, giving you the unique experience of catching offshore fish inshore. These trips host up to 6 people. Captain Shannon will provide all the bait and tackle you need for the trip. All you have to bring is a fishing license with a saltwater stamp (applies to all members of the party), food and drinks, an ice chest, and some good company! Read More

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Galveston Jetty Roundup

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $
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trip description for Going Deep - 35' Sea Hunter in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael on an action-packed adventure! You can expect to go 20-70 miles offshore with the possibility of catching Amberjack, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Mahi Mahi / Dorado, Red Snapper (depending on the season), and Wahoo. Michael runs a top-tier 35' Sea Hunter center console, decked out with gear and amenities and sporting twin 300-HP Yamaha engines. She's a fast vessel and can get you dock to dock in a hurry! Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, sunscreen, as well as some food and drinks. Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and just have fun fishing! Read More

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Going Deep - 35' Sea Hunter

100% (2)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for "Trout Man Mike" Adventures in Galveston

Get up bright and early to catch the plethora of fish feeding at sunrise with Captain Michael! Captain Michael will help you target Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder throughout your inshore bay and nearshore fishing experience. Captain Michael’s 26’ skiff can host up to 4 people. He requires that you bring a Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, food and drinks (no glass), and an ice chest for your day's catch. Other than that, Captain Michael will cover the rest. He will provide quality rods and reels, artificial baits, all tackle, and ice for drinks. You can also purchase live bait at an additional price. Be sure to listen to Captain Michael’s advice - he’ll take you where the fish are biting. Read More

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"Trout Man Mike" Adventures

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Bay and Jetty Trip -  26' Century in Galveston

Hit the water with Captain Cheryl and embark on an action-packed adventure in Galveston Bay! In the bay you will be hopping from jetty to jetty in search of the best fishing holes. The jetties are home to a variety of species, including Red and Black Drum, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Tripletail, giving you the unique experience of catching offshore fish inshore. You’ll be targeting all of these species and more on your half-day or full day adventure! On this trip, Captain Cheryl uses her 26-foot Century center console equipped with twin 200 HP engines, making the ride out to your destination both smooth and quick. The spacious deck can fit up to 6 anglers, all with rods in hand. There is also a cooler and a live bait well on board. Captain Cheryl will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and bait. She will also clean and package your day’s catch at no extra cost. All you need to bring is some food, drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and a cooler to take home your fish. Bring your kids or your angling buddies with you and embark on a thrilling adventure with Captain Cheryl! Read More

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Bay And Jetty Trip - 26' Century

100% (4)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Galveston Island

What are the best fishing charters in Galveston Island?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 97 trips in Galveston Island, and the most popular trips in the area are Jetties & Jaws: Reel in the Fun guided by Meghan, Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Ralph, and Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner guided by Reggie.

Our guides in Galveston Island are rated a 4.91 out of 5 based on 2529 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a charter in are Galveston, Hitchcock and Texas City.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Galveston Island? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Galveston Island.

What types of fishing charters are common in Galveston Island?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Galveston Island as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Galveston Island are: 1. redfish, 2. black drum, 3. speckled trout, and 4. blacktip shark.

The most common fishing techniques in Galveston Island are light tackle fishing, bottom fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but live bait fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Galveston Island fishing charters cost?

in Galveston Island prices can range anywhere from an affordable $375 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Galveston Island is $731. The average price for a full day trip in Galveston Island is $1,418.

What month is best for fishing in Galveston Island?

The most popular season for fishing in Galveston Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 20 days in advance.

Do I need a Galveston Island fishing license and what are the bag limits in Galveston Island?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Galveston Island, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Galveston Island. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Galveston Island.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    we had a great time who was great captain was even better than took us to all the fish were made at home made us feel comfortable. Really appreciate the trip.

    Gerald Y. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Justen was amazing! Had us on fish all night between big reds and slot buster speckled trout we had a busy night and he kept up with us making sure we had everything we needed. I would plan a trip to Galveston just to go fishing with him again. Amazing experience!!

    Colin G. with Justen S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Blake was great! He knows where the are.

    Patrick U. with Blake S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip, Capt Jonathan made the experience really special for my son and I!

    Greg A. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Steve is the best. Knows so much about fishing in general and the area in specific. We didn’t catch many today but we had an excellent experience anyway. Can’t wait to head out with him again.

    Calvin S. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time with Dean. Hard fishing but he never gave up. First cast put a 20” spec in the cooler and a couple more to follow. Will contact Dean for our next fishing trip. Highly recommended. Thanks- Don and Carol

    Kenneth D. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Dean is an excellent guide. He was so patient and did his best to find us the perfect fishing hole. We throughly enjoyed our trip and will definitely book Dean as our guide in the future!

    Kenneth D. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Richard was fantastic! He was a wealth of knowledge about fishing in Galveston Bay. My family caught enough fish for a fresh supper.

    Ross H. with Richard C. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    5 stars for sure. Reggie was a pro. He put us on fish even when the weather messed up the conditions. I’d recommend Captain Reggie to anyone looking for a great fishing experience.

    Joe W. with Reggie R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with Captain Bob. We will be booking more trips in the future with him. Great fishing and stories while we were out.

    Derek Z. with Robert R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Thank you, We had a great time.Guide was very courteous and very attentive to my 82 year old dad needs to make sure was safe and he had an amazing time.

    Shanon B. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Doug? did a great job. started of slow, but we found what we were looking for. My son in law and grandkids got to catch some large black drum, I got to use my redfish tag. would recommend the trip and will do it again when we come back. Scott

    Scott D. with Chris B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time fishing with Captain Saul. He and Douglas put us on the fish and hustled their tails off to make sure we were Killin it . We landed some monster Black drum and alot of 18" Sheepshead. Got these guys from Captain Dan's number saved in my phone for next time.Would recommend to anyone looking for a quality outing , catching fish.

    George P. with Dan G. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Dean was an awesome guide. He provided everything we needed to make this trip one heck of an experience. We caught plenty of fish at a nice size and really enjoyed pulling them in. My son (13) caught the biggest one Lol you should've seen the smile on his face. It was PRICELESS! :) We caught drum and trout that day. I have to say we a had a Damn good time! We will be back for sure! Catching good fish like that was a Blast! Good eating and too easy to catch. Dean put us right on the fish. Oh yea and did I mention Dean also filleted all the fish for us and zip locked it. We got back to the house heated up two pots of cooking oil made ourselves a seasoned batter and dropped that Fresh filleted fish in one of the Hot pots of oil and then dropped some french fries out the bag in the other. Let me tell you, we had ourselves a fish fry that day Jack! Big Shout to Dean AWESOME GUY and GUIDE!!

    Leon T. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We booked with captain Ralph but we're switched to captain r Ryan. Both were great on the phone and informed us what to expect. Ryan was fantastic. Myself and two sons caught plenty of fish. I would highly recommend. We did the 6 hour trip.

    Jonathan H. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a good time with capt shawn and his son. Very helpful and knowledgeable. Would for sure book him again.

    Justin D. with Shawn W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience . We were booked where anther captain could not take us and Captain Bubba gladly took us on. Captain Bubba knew what bait to bring which allowed catching experiences for us where the other boats were not catching . Highly recommend !!!

    Marshall S. with Cheryl A. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Didn't catch no fish but I did enjoy it myself and I appreciate the God. Happiness, thank you. I will try again.

    Kevin C. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt CJ was AMAZING! He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time and were on top of fish. He was patient with us and such an expert in answering all of our questions! We all had a wonderful time and are planning our next trip!

    Jami F. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Good went fishing for what I wanted to catch my luck was not so good but my boys did good

    Raymond P. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

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