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Drift Fishing Charters Near Clear Lake Shores, Tx
Enjoy year round private chartered fishing outings with friends or family in the upper Galveston Bay complex. Captain Ken departs from one of three location in and around the Baytown, Texas area. All equipment is provided to include cleaning of the catch. Live bait is not included in the price but will be secured for the trip at market price. Trips offered include both drifting fishing from the boat or wading the flats upon request (wading gear not provided). Read More
Private Charter Fishing
Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Derek will be by your side throughout your 4-hour adventure exploring the Galveston Bay Complex. He’ll launch these trips out of Trinity Bay, West Bay, or East Bay depending on the weather and where the fish are biting harder. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, using live bait (shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase extra live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Derek know, he is more than willing to accommodate! For these trips, Captain Derek uses his 21’ Saber Cat bay boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. This boat is the perfect vessel for exploring Galveston's inshore waters and comes loaded with a power pole anchoring system, a Minn Kota trolling motor, iced down coolers for your snacks and drink, and cushioned seats. Captain Derek is also passionate about showing little ones the ropes, so this trip is great for families! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain Derek will provide all of the best rods, reels, and lures, and will even offer to clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost after you've loaded up the box! Read More
Galveston "Texas Trio"
Explore the waters along the coast during this 4-6 hour journey. You can either start early in the morning or early afternoon, so it should be easy to fit into your schedule while in Galveston. Let Captain Mike show you all around the Galveston Bay Complex while also pointing out where to cast your line. You'll have the chance to learn some new techniques while perfecting your old ones. The 24' single engine boat comfortably sits you and 5 others and has plenty of shade to save you on the hotter days. Enjoy it as you cruise around the spectacular Galveston Bay Complex. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience and book a trip today! Read More
Galveston Inshore Trip
We will be targeting big black tip and spinner sharks off the Galveston beachfront. There will be also other species of sharks, those are just the most common types. These trips range from 3 miles to 9 miles off the Galveston beach front. These trips are fun for all anglers of all ages. Sharks bring a thrill that most fish cannot. Hot and heavy action and a huge pull is what to expect on these trips. Read More
Head out with Captain Cheryl to chase the Sharks! They might seem frightening in the movies you've seen but once you get face to face with them, you'll realize there's nothing to be afraid of, and only big fights to be had! Kids are more than welcome to join in on this trip, sharks are always an exciting catch for the youngins! Reeling in a monster shark is definitely a bucket-list adventure, so get ready to cross this off your list! Captain Cheryl’s 26’ Century center console is the perfect shark hunting vessel. The twin Mercury engines have a total horsepower of 400hp, making the ride fast and smooth. The live bait well on board will hold the bait provided by Captain Cheryl until it is time to put it on the hook and drop a line. Don’t worry–the spacious deck has room for up to 6 anglers to battle sharks at once, so this trip is full of action. Everything you need is provided on your trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle all suited for hauling in sea monsters. All you need to bring with you are your favorite snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing licenses for all adventurers over 16 years old. Make sure to wear appropriate clothing for the weather, and close-toed shoes. This trip promises to be a blast! Read More
Shark Trip - 26' Century
Captain Richard's specialty is wade and drift fishing for trophy trout and redfish, but he can also take you on seasonal outings to the jetties, family-oriented trips with the kids and he can handle corporate events as well. With his experience and knowledge of the Galveston Bay Complex, he will give you a great chance to have a fun, exciting and successful outing. He takes pride in giving you and your guest his all on every trip. He offers anchored, drifting and wading trips with live bait or with the latest artificial baits. Captain Richard fishes all the seasons and he welcomes newcomers as well as experienced anglers to fish with him. Whether it's a group of friends, business clients, or a family outing, he provides clients with a fun filled, safe, saltwater fishing adventure. When you book a trip with Captain Richard you will only need to bring your drinks & snacks and your fishing license with a saltwater stamp. Don't forget to wear the proper clothing for the weather conditions (fishing hat and sunglasses). Captain Richard provides you with quality rods & reels, all tackle, the latest artificial lures and Coast Guard approved safety equipment. At the end of your fishing trip, he will process and fillet your catch. Read More
Trophy Trout And Reds
There’s nothing like spending some quality time on the water with a fishing rod in your hands. So head out with Captain Kevin to explore the Galveston bay system for a wonderful day out on the water chasing Big Trout, Reds, Black Drum and Flounder! When you head out for a day with Captain Kevin he will give you the option of staying on the boat or wading the shallow back bays and grass lines to catch your prize. Regardless if you’re fishing with family, friends, coworkers, and more, Captain Kevin is especially adept at handling all skill levels and is able to customize your trip to your skill level! On the day of your trip you will launch from the best ramp in town (changes depending on weather, sea conditions, and fish habits) aboard Captain Kevin's 23' Parker. This puppy comes loaded with a 250 Suzuki strapped to the back, a trolling motor for stealth, coolers, and cushioned seats. Kevin will provide you with all the equipment, tackle (rods and reels), ice for your food, drinks & fish, artificial lures, photos of your catch, secret techniques and instruction for artificial bait fishing, and he will even clean and bag your fish for you at the end of the day! All Captain Kevin Recommends you bring is your sunscreen, sun-protective clothing, sunglasses, any food & drinks you'd like to enjoy onboard, wading gear if you'd like to wade fish ( waders, boots, belt & stingray guards), and an ice chest to tote home your days catch All guest 16 y/o and older will also need a Texas Saltwater Fishing License Live bait is not included and can be purchased at the going rate from the bait men shortly after you leave the ramp. As a conservationist and true steward of his water Captain Kevin encourages catch and release practices and will extend a 50$ discount to groups that want catch and release only (Check out the "Trophy Trout" listing below) With all this provided at your disposal you'll have all you need to reel in your next personal best. If you've Captain Kevin at the wheel, your fishing adventure will sure be one to remember. Read More
Galveston Bay Adventure Awaits
Head out with Captain David to explore these productive Galveston Bay system waters home to the “Texas Big Three” (Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout), and many more species. On this 5-hour action-packed half day adventure, Captain David will help you chase 'em down! Captain David runs these trips aboard his 24’ Shallow Sport center console which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. This vessel is specifically designed for those shallow hotspots and makes for a smooth ride to and from his best fishing spots. Captain David specializes in sight casting and drift fishing the bay system on light tackle. If you’re willing to try something new, Captain David can also accommodate fly fishing if you want to bring your own gear! Your captain will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He’ll also provide water, although feel free to bring your drinks. On these trips, Captain David will provide a cooler with ice and water and extra space for you favorite snacks and beverages to chill as well! Other than snacks and drink please make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, otherwise, Captain David will take care of the rest! Get ready for an exciting half-day of fishing with Captain David! Read More
We will meet at a predetermined location that is best for you and provides quick access to fishing. I provide the rods, reels, tackle and bait for the day. I just need you to bring your drinks and snacks in a small cooler and to make sure everyone has a valid fishing license. We will fish from my 24’ Sea Pro with Suzuki 200 hp engine to get there fast, using live bait most days; we will fish reefs, jetties or other structure around Galveston Bay. Once we are done we will return to the dock where I will clean and filet your fish and package them in gallon ziplock bags. Read More
Galveston Bay Fishing - Bolivar
Cruise through the West Galveston Bay with Captain Ryan, a highly reviewed guide who is passionate about fishing and eager to entertain! Stay on the lookout for flounder, redfish, and speckled trout, three of Texas’ most sought-after game fish as well as Bull Reds & Sharks. All you need to bring is whatever you want to eat or drink to put into our cooler, sunscreen, a valid Texas fishing license and wear a light colored shirt. Able to begin trips at Captain Marks Bastrop Marina, Sea Isle Marina, San Luis Pass County Park. Read More
Bay Fishing Trip
Spend the first part of your day wearing out the Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Black Drum out in the Galveston Bay Complex, and finish your adventure out on the Jetties where you never know what you're going to catch! Your welcome to determine how you'd like to allocate your time as well, if the bay is hot your welcome to stay inshore, and if your looking to spend all your time out the Jetties, Captain Brantley can make it happen. He will suggest which is best but ultimately, he is there to please. We will start in the bay and as it gets later in the morning head to the jetties. The jetties are full of unknowns. If you have young children, we highly suggest these trips due to fast action and a lot of it! Captain Brantley can rig up for sharks too if you'd like! If you're looking to run a full-day trip, Captain Brantley suggests the fall and early spring. Heat exposure is always a risk during the summertime that will affect even avid anglers, and though his boat has a T-top, all day in that Texas heat can be taxing! On the day of your trip, Captain Brantley invites you to hop aboard his 2020 25 ft Tidewater Carolina Bay equipped with all the latest electronics and amenities along with a 300 Yamaha that will have you out fishing the bays in know time. For rods and reels, Captain Brantley uses all Penn and Shimano gear, and offers bait casters if that's your flavor, just let him know ahead of time. Every trip includes fishing equipment, fuel, bait, ice, cooler, fish cleaning/bagging, licensed captain, and a great on the water experience. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks and your Texas Saltwater fishing license and you'll be off to the races! Read More
Galveston Bay Combo Trip
Captain Anthony Hewitt is a third generation fishing guide with over 20 years of experience in the Galveston Bay Complex. Capt. Anthony is certified and trained by the United States Coast Guard. His rank in the Merchant Marine division is Master and enlisted as Active Duty. He is certified and has training in First Aide, CPR and AED providing peace of mind while on the water. He has first hand knowledge and experience in shore and off shore fishing. He is a full time resident in the Galveston area. He offers year around fishing morning, afternoon or night. Capt. Anthony enjoys target fishing for speckled trout, red fish, flounder, sheepshead, snapper, cobia, shark or BIG GAR is his specialty. Capt. Anthony Jetty, Bay, or off shore trips. He offers half day, full day or night trips year around. During the hot days of summer he offers night trips fishing the lights in Galveston Bay. This is an enjoyable and exciting experience to land a HUGE trout, red fish or BIG GAR and beat the heat! During the fall and winter months he specializes in fishing the marsh targeting Trophy trout and flounder! All fishing equipment is provided during a charter. He offers a variety of encounters from kid outings, friendly adventures, corporate events, family outings, fishing tournaments, or boating in general. Lodging also available. The Galveston Bay complex is rewarding year around and produces some of the best fishing that Texas coast has to offer. Capt. Anthony has logged thousands of hours tracking movement and habits of each species of fish giving him an edge to catch fish year around. There are many choices when it comes to fishing guides but finding one with the extensive experience and knowledge handed down generation to generation is what sets him apart from all others. The boat is a 23ft Sea Hunt with a new 200 Hp Yamaha with all state of the art electronics. The boat is a deep V boat providing a smooth and easy ride in all conditions. The Sea Hunt is roomy, super clean and provides comfort. The Sea Hunt is a kid friendly boat with high sides for added peace of mind. For Captain Anthony Hewitt there is no greater enjoyment than watching his clients having an enjoyable day on the water and LIV Fishing! Capt. Anthony has the dedication, patience, perseverance and willingness to teach and explain is what sets his aside from all other fishing guides. Give a man fish, feed them for the day. Teach a man to fish, feed them for a lifetime! John 3:16 Read More
Night Bay Fishing
Embark on an unforgettable inshore charter fishing trip on East Bay on this trip with Captain Steve! With years of experience and a deep knowledge of the local waters, he's the perfect guide to help you reel in some of the most sought-after species in the area. Your target species for the day will include Speckled Trout, Black Drum, and Redfish. These hard-fighting and delicious fish are abundant in the inshore waters of East Bay, and Captain Steve knows all the best spots to find them. He will provide expert guidance and instruction to help you maximize your catch and ensure an enjoyable day on the water. Captain Steve will provide all the necessary equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He'll also bring along plenty of refreshments to keep you hydrated and energized throughout the day. All you need to bring is your sense of adventure and a willingness to try something new. With Captain Steve as your guide, you're sure to have an exciting and successful charter fishing experience on East Bay. Don't miss this chance to explore the bountiful waters of the Texas Gulf Coast! Read More
West Bay Afternoon Drift
Adventure out with Captain Brian and experience an action-packed day of fishing! Captain Brian offers surf and beachfront fishing around the Galveston area for Tarpon, Drum, Ling (Cobia), and large (Bull) redfish. You will be fishing out of the beachfront and surrounding bays including the Galveston jetties and San Luis Pass. You can either fish for 6 hours (a half-day) or 8 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. Captain Brian and his crew will provide rods, reels, and artificial lures. You can purchase live bait for an additional price. All you need to bring is a Texas Parks and Wildlife Fishing License with a Saltwater Stamp, food and drinks of your choice, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and have a day on the water with Captain Brian! Read More
Big Trout Bay Fishing
Explore the waters along the coast during this 4-6 hour journey. You can either start early in the morning or early afternoon, so it should be easy to fit into your schedule while in Galveston. Let Our Captains show you all around the Galveston Bay Complex while also pointing out where to cast your line. You'll have the chance to learn some new techniques while perfecting your old ones. The 25' twin engine boat comfortably sits you and 5 others and has plenty of shade to save you on the hotter days. Enjoy it as you cruise around the spectacular Galveston Bay Complex. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience and book a trip today! Read More
Harborwalk Inshore Trip
Go aboard with Captain Tanner and explore the jetties of Galveston Bay on his 25’ Boston Whaler ! 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. 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
Galveston Texas Classics Trip
Join Captain Mike for 6-hours of action-packed fishing in Galveston, Texas! Captain Mike has fished the Galveston Bay complex for over 15 years, so listen closely to his advice - he’ll take you to where the fish bite! You’ll target the Texas Big Three: Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout while fishing on Captain Mike’s 22’ Sea Pro boat. This boat can accommodate 4 anglers and is equipped with a 150 HP Yamaha engine. Captain Mike likes to launch from a couple different places around Galveston depending on where he thinks the best fishing will be that day. In the days leading up to your trip make sure you connect with Mike to confirm where you'll be meeting up! These trips are for anglers of all skill levels and ages. No matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Mike will lead the way! Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, some food, sunscreen, a hat, and some good company! Captain Mike will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He’ll also have water and Gatorade on board but feel free to bring your own drinks. Come and explore this fishing paradise and make some everlasting memories with Captain Mike! Read More
Fishin' Fun With Mike
Head a little further off shore to catch both big fish and limits on this 4-6 hour expedition as you check out Galveston's jetties and channels. You will be fishing for the full time so be sure to allow an extra hour for traveling, cleaning and loading/unloading the boat. The 25' twin engine boat comfortably sits you and 5 others and has plenty of shade to save you on the hotter days. Enjoy it as you cruise around the spectacular Galveston Bay Complex. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience and book a trip today! Captain Mikes 25' Grady White comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! He brings all the finest rods, reels, tackle, bait, and knowledge so all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license! Read More
Galveston Jetty And Channel
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What are the best drift fishing charters in Clear Lake Shores?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 68 drift fishing trips in Clear Lake Shores, and the most popular trips in the area are Clear Lake Inshore Slam guided by Kerry, Clear Lake Flounder Special guided by Kerry, and Clear Lake Speckled Trout Special guided by Kerry.
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What types of drift fishing charters are common in Clear Lake Shores?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for drift fishing in Clear Lake Shores as well as inshore fishing, jetty fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for drift fishing in Clear Lake Shores are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. flounder, and 4. black drum.
How much do Clear Lake Shores drift fishing charters cost?
for drift fishing in Clear Lake Shores prices can range anywhere from an affordable $200 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for drift fishing in Clear Lake Shores is $898. The average price for a full day trip for drift fishing in Clear Lake Shores is $1,671.
What month is best for on a drift fishing charter in Clear Lake Shores?
The most popular season to go on a drift fishing charter in Clear Lake Shores is summer, and most anglers book their trips 21 days in advance.
Do I need a Clear Lake Shores fishing license and what are the bag limits in Clear Lake Shores?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Clear Lake Shores, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Clear Lake Shores. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Clear Lake Shores.
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