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Fishing in Galveston

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Jetties & Jaws: Reel In The Fun

100% (31)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Rockport

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Rockport

Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure

100% (21)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Galveston

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Inshore Trip

100% (12)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Texas Flounder Gigging Adventure

100% (3)
21 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in South Padre Island

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

Laguna Madre Drift

100% (21)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Aransas Pass

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Aransas Pass

Flats And Backwaters On Artificials

95% (22)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $

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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner in Galveston

Head out of Galveston for a phenomenal day out on the water with Captain Reggie! On this trip, you'll drift-fish over shelves, underwater structure, and secret "honey holes" that Captain Reggie has identified over his many years fishing the Galveston area. Depending on your goals for the day, you can target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder and Sheepshead—to name just a few. This trip is also a great chance to go for a "Texas Grand Slam" or a "Texas Triple" by catching a Redfish, a Trout, and a Flounder in one day! No matter which species you choose to pursue, Captain Reggie is a pleasure to share a boat with. He's happy to work with box experts and beginners alike, and loves showing "greenhorns" the wonders of saltwater fishing. His knowledge of the Galveston waterways makes him a great captain and an even better teacher, for beginners to experienced anglers! Captain Reggie provides all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait you could possibly need for a successful day slaying the fish. All you need to do is meet Captain Reggie at the dock. Please remember your sun protection, your cooler with snacks and drinks, and your Texas Fishing License. Captain Reggie will take it from there and ensure you have a fantastic day on the water! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner

92% (24)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Epic Jetty Trip - 26' Angler in Galveston

Climb aboard with Captain Meghan and explore the Jetties of Galveston Bay on her 26’ Angler! These charters on the 26' Angler are specifically designed for groups of 5-6 Anglers. If you have 4 people in your party, Meghan will take you out aboard their 21' Mako. These trips 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 4-hour (half-day) and 6-hour (full-day) trips cater to groups of 5-6 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. Get ready for an eventful day on the water with Captain Meghan! Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Galveston

Epic Jetty Trip - 26' Angler

100% (10)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Ingleside
Fishing in Ingleside
Fishing in Ingleside
trip description for Bay Fishing Trip - 23’ Haynie in Ingleside

Head out with Captain Brian to explore the Coastal Bend waters with a seasoned professional. Captain Brian guides in the Ingleside, Aransas Pass, Rockport, Port Aransas, and Corpus Christi areas. He is especially adept at fishing the Corpus Christi Bay, Nueces Bay, Aransas Bay, and Redfish Bay. On your trip, your main focus will be Spotted Sea Trout, Redfish Drum, Flounder and Black Drum. No matter what kind of bay fish you want to chase, his 23' Haynie Bigfoot will get you there in style. Captain Brian offers full-day fishing trips for up to 5 adults. Kids are always welcome to fish with you and can occasionally be included as a 6th guest if they are small enough (~12 or younger). These full-day trips with Captain Brain start at 6 am and run until you either catch your limit or it gets to be about 12-1pm. Time is not as much of a constraint for Captain Brian, he just wants you to have a great time! Captain Brian will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, and expertise you could possibly need for a fantastic day out on the water. That way all you'll need to bring is your sun protection, your favorite snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license. Captain Brian will take care of the rest! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Ingleside

Bay Fishing Trip - 23’ Haynie

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Trout and Redfish Roundup in Galveston

Get out there and enjoy an unforgettable inshore fishing adventure in Galveston, Texas, with Captain Dean as your guide! On this trip, you'll get to experience the thrill of reeling in classic saltwater game fish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and more. These fish are all super fun to catch, and make for great eating as well. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Dean's 24' Triton center console, which is ideal for fishing here in Galveston Bay. Captain Dean's years of experience and expert knowledge of the local fishing spots ensure a successful and enjoyable trip for anglers of all skill levels. Join him for a day of fun, relaxation, and memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Trout And Redfish Roundup

100% (7)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Epic Jetty Trip - 21' Mako in Galveston

Climb aboard with Captain Meghan and explore the Jetties of Galveston Bay on her 21’ Mako! 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

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Epic Jetty Trip - 21' Mako

100% (8)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
Fishing in South Padre Island
trip description for SPI Classic in South Padre Island

Climb aboard with Captain Aaron and experience the thrill of some seriously top-notch shallow water fishing! Aside from the ship channels, the water is no more than 6’ deep, making it a great fishery for families and novice anglers who would like to avoid choppy waters. Captain Aaron will guide you to some inshore honey holes and flats that will allow you to try your hand at either bait fishing or sightfishing! The species you can expect to target using this technique are Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Flounder. For these trips, Captain Aaron uses his 20' Shallow Sport, which has a crasy shallow draft and sneak into the skinniest of water! Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License as well as food and drinks of your choice. Other than that, Captain Aaron will provide the rest. He will provide all lures, rods, reels, and tackle. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out to a fishing adventure to remember with Captain Aaron! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

SPI Classic

75% (12)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Texas black drum fishing charter

What are the best black drum fishing charters in Texas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 296 black drum trips in Texas, and the most popular trips in the area are Jetties & Jaws: Reel in the Fun guided by Meghan, Ropin' Reds Inshore Adventure guided by Jim, and Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Ralph.

Our guides in Texas are rated a 4.88 out of 5 based on 2534 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 Black Drum charter in Texas are Galveston, Rockport and Corpus Christi.

Looking for kid friendly black drum guides / fishing lessons in Texas? Check out our beginner and family friendly black drum guides in Texas.

What types of black drum fishing charters are common in Texas?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for black drum in Texas as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Texas are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but drift fishing and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do Texas black drum fishing charters cost?

for black drum in Texas prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,100, but the average price for a half day trip for black drum in Texas is $697. The average price for a full day trip for black drum in Texas is $903.

What month is best for black drum fishing in Texas?

The most popular season for black drum fishing in Texas is summer, and most anglers book their trips 16 days in advance.

Do I need a Texas fishing license for black drum and what are the bag limits for black drum in Texas?

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mark at Captain experiences was great put us rite on the trout we must have caught 50 and hit our limit I would defiantly recocomend captain experiences to all my fishing buddy's thanks captain experiences 👍✝️🙏

    Kenny H. with Mark H. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    It was great, we limited to quick thank you

    Tomas C. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jim took me and my husband out and we had a blast he knew the area very well and was knowledgeable of where the bites would be. Would definitely book again

    Shannon P. with Jim G. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Highly recommend Capt Brody. Good day of fishing and he is great with the kids.

    Steve R. with Brody J. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain David was a great guide. I had a good time and got to land some really nice fish. Thank you.

    Curtis H. with David L. of Aransas Pass, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ron was very pleasant and worked hard to put us on fish. Unfortunately, the fish were hard to come by today. Tough weather conditions made for a challenging day. I would like to go out with him again.

    Tom W. with Ron R. of Matagorda, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The best trip I have ever been on Really nice to meet Captain Toby We will be using Toby again

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Of all the fishing trips I have been on . The one with Captain Toby is by far the best one We all had a great time

    Frank H. with Toby S. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    I have fished all over the world and been a guide myself for many years and I would highly recommend the fishing experience Captain Russell provides. If you are wanting to take your family out for a great afternoon of fishing Captain Russell is who you need to book with hands down. He had us on fish early and often despite the windy conditions. My youngest, who is 7, caught his personal best on this trip. We will definitely be back to fish with Captain Russell again!

    Christopher T. with Russell R. of Port Isabel, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a GREAT time. Started on time, stayed out past end time! CPT Jeb is personable, knowledgeable, and professional. Although we didn’t limit out, CPT Jeb kept the hooks baited and wet giving us the best opportunity at fighting the big bull reds!

    Kevin M. with Derwyn B. of Freeport, 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

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I went out with Rueben and had a great time. It was a windy day and the fish weren’t initially biting but he took us to a bunch of different spots and we hauled in a few redfish. He was a great role model for my son who wants to be a fishing guide someday. Would definitely go out with him again.

    Jeremy F. with Ruben S. of Port Aransas, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time on this Trip, the captain and crew were 10/10.

    John A. with Houston F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip. Conditions weren't ideal but Jason managed to find fish for us and keep it interesting. Highly recommend.

    James B. with Jason M. of Rockport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Doug is a phenomenal guide! He quickly made us feel like family. Fishing was supposed to be hard, but everywhere he took us, we caught fish. The only problem we had was he helped the women catch the biggest catch LOL! Thank you for a great time!

    Rodney J. with Doug H. of Port O'Connor, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain put us on the fish wonderful boat was so helpful we didn’t have to do anything but reel in the fish will only use you for our charter experience thank you so much for making the day a special day for my son birthday

    Paul M. with Mark H. of Port Aransas, Texas

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