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Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Hitchcock

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

39' Bluewater Extreme Trip

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39 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for West Bay Trip in Galveston

Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Jesse will be by your side throughout your 6-hour adventure in Galveston Bay. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum using live bait (live shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Jesse know and he will accommodate! For these trips, Captain Jesse uses his 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Captain Jesse is also passionate about teaching 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 Jesse will provide all of the rods, reels, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost. Have a fun morning or a relaxing afternoon, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain Jesse! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

West Bay Trip

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 22' Whaler Inshore in Galveston

Captain Vincent will use his lifelong fishing experience and knowledge to take you where the fish are biting! Expect a whole lot of Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Tarpon on your half (6 hour) or full (8 hour) day adventure across the Galveston Bay. Captain Vincent will provide artificial bait, so hook one on and let it rip! Treat yourself and three others to a day on the water with Captain Vincent! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

22' Whaler Inshore

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Inshore Trip in Galveston

Adventure through the West Bay, East Bay, and Trinity Bay with Captain Ralph, a highly touted guide with 40+ years of fishing experience! Stay on the lookout for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder, three of Texas’ most sought-after game fish. You can choose between a 4, 6, and 8-hour trip, depending on how much fishing you want to do in one day. It should be smooth sailing as you navigate the bays in search of the rock piles and jetties where you can find these delicious inshore fish. Captain Ralph can fit up to 6 people on the spacious deck of his 26' center console, so bring your family and friends along for the adventure. The vessel is powered by a 350hp Suzuki engine, which will speed you around the bay complex. You will be fishing with light tackle and live bait stored in the live bait well. There is also a cooler on board where you can store your catch during the trip. You should bring a cooler in your car though to keep the fish fresh on the drive home. Besides a cooler, all you need to bring are some snacks, a valid Texas fishing license, and some good company! Captain Ralph provides all the rods, reels, live bait, and tackle. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and check the weather in the days before your trip. A hat and sunblock are always a good idea, so you don't get too crispy out on the water. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Inshore Trip

100% (12)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Bay Fishing Trip in Freeport

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

Inshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Bay Fishing Trip

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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 $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Bay Trout/Redfish in Galveston

Head out to Galveston Bay and fish with Captain Mike of Mike’s Fishing Services to try and reel in your personal best! Captain Mike will help you catch the limits of Speckled Trout and Redfish on your 6-hour adventure. Captain Mike has over 30 years of experience fishing all of the Galveston Bay Complex and its surrounding areas, so he knows exactly where the fish bite! You’ll be fishing on Capt. Mike’s 24’ Kenner Center console. It is equipped with a GPS and a fishfinder. You may purchase a live bait well for an additional fee. Not to mention that the boat can cruise at a maximum speed of 40 knots. It can accommodate 3 anglers. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Mike will provide the rest. Let your mind escape daily responsibilities and enjoy your day out on the water with Captain Mike! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Bay Trout/Redfish

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Bay Shark Special in Galveston

Prepare yourself for a thrilling adventure in Galveston Bay chasing sharks with Captain Mike! Captain Mike will help you catch Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead, and Bull Shark throughout your 6-hour adventure. Captain Mike has over 30 years of experience fishing all of the Galveston Bay Complex and its surrounding areas, so he knows exactly where the fish bite! You’ll be fishing on Captain Mike’s 24’ Kenner Center console. It is equipped with a GPS and a fishfinder. You may purchase a live bait well for an additional fee. Not to mention that the boat can cruise at a maximum speed of 40 knots. It can accommodate 3 anglers. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Mike will provide the rest. Test your skills and strength and fill the boat on what promises to be an exhilarating day with Captain Mike! Read More

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Bay Shark Special

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24 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 22' Boston Whaler Inshore / Jetty in Galveston

Climb on board with Captain Glenn- a highly professional guide with 40+ years of fishing experience - and enjoy a day on the water! Expect to target Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead while on your 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) inshore adventure. This trip can accommodate up to 4 people and is great for any level of fisherman. Captain Glenn suggests that you (and the members of your group) bring a Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, food, and drinks of your choice, as well as sunscreen. Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Galveston

22' Boston Whaler Inshore / Jetty

NEW
22 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Bay City
Fishing in Bay City
Fishing in Bay City
trip description for East/West Matagorda Bay in Bay City

Captain Nick will help you reel in your personal best on your 5-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure! Expect to target Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Sheepshead. Captain Nick will provide all rods, reels, and lures. Bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, a cooler to take home your day’s catch, food, and drinks of your choice. Learn to fish new techniques and create lasting memories on the water while reeling in your personal best with Captain Nick! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Bay City

East/West Matagorda Bay

NEW
1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
trip description for Full day bay fishing with Captain Harry in Hitchcock

Hop on board with Captain Harry and experience an amazing day of fishing in the Galveston Bay! Captain Harry will use his experience and knowledge to take you where the fish are biting! Listen to his advice and you will soon be haulin' in some trophy size fish. Some commonly targeted species include trout, redfish, flounder, and many more. Captain Harry launches his trips out of Harborwalk. Upon departing, you can expect 6 hours (a half-day) or 8 hours (a full day) of action-packed fishing! Give those hamstrings a little stretch before the trip - Captain Harry is known for bringing in some big fish. **Save 100$ when you book non-holidays Monday thru Thursday** Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

Full Day Bay Fishing With Captain Harry

100% (2)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for State Water Adventure in Freeport

Head out to Freeport, Texas if you’re in for a true fishing adventure and pay a visit to Captain Rodney. Captain Rodney will show you various reefs and wrecks, all brimming with quality fish and surrounded by beautiful nature. Fishing in this nearshore zone with Captain Rodney is a great trip for anyone who hasn’t been offshore fishing and wants to wet their feet, but also great for the experienced fisherman who doesn't want to be pounded by the surf that hauling 50 miles out demands! Captain Rodney's crew will help you chase Trophy Bull Red (Red Drum), Shark, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Red Snapper (seasonally), Catfish, and more, depending on the time of year. You might even get a surprise and catch a Ling or a Mahi Mahi. For these 5-hour trips, Captain Rodney uses his 27’ Center Console which provides a truly great fishing experience! These trips are great for families - Captain Rodney loves teaching little ones about the various species that call the Gulf of Mexico home. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license as well as snacks and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Rodney will provide the rest - rods, reels, tackle, and an icebox for your day’s catch. Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Rodney! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

State Water Adventure

100% (4)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Deep into Bluewater in Freeport

Offshore trips (a.k.a deep sea, bluewater) are run outside of 9 miles in US federal waters aboard “Killing Time”. At about 20 to 40 miles from shore, you can fish for Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi (Dorado), Spanish Mackerel, Ling (Cobia), and Shark. Captain Rodney and his crew will come prepared with all the gear, bait, tackle and water you will need to have a successful adventure out on the open ocean. Bring your favorite beverages, sunscreen, and your Texas fishing license and strap in for an adventure of a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Deep Into Bluewater

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a Freeport sailfish fishing charter

What are the best sailfish fishing charters in Freeport?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 sailfish trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs guided by JT, Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs guided by JT, and Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs guided by JT.

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What types of sailfish fishing charters are common in Freeport?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for sailfish in Freeport.

The most common fishing techniques in Freeport are trolling, jigging, and heavy tackle fishing but deep dropping and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do Freeport sailfish fishing charters cost?

for sailfish in Freeport prices can range anywhere from about $2,184 to $3,860, but the average price for a full day trip for sailfish in Freeport is $2,862.

What month is best for sailfish fishing in Freeport?

The most popular season for sailfish fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 29 days in advance.

Do I need a Freeport fishing license for sailfish and what are the bag limits for sailfish in Freeport?

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

What is sailfish fishing in Freeport all about?

Sailfish are one of the most iconic and prized species among anglers in Freeport, Texas, known for their impressive speed, acrobatic leaps, and striking appearance. These majestic billfish can be found in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Freeport, particularly around underwater structures such as oil rigs, reefs, and ledges. Anglers are drawn to Freeport's waters for the opportunity to target sailfish, which provide thrilling battles and memorable catches.

One effective method for targeting sailfish in Freeport is trolling. Anglers deploy a spread of rigged baits or lures behind the boat while cruising through offshore waters, covering a wide area in search of actively feeding fish. Trolling allows anglers to mimic the movement of baitfish and cover different depths until they locate schools of sailfish. Adjusting trolling speed, lure size, and presentation can increase the chances of enticing a strike from these fast-swimming predators.

Another popular technique for targeting sailfish in Freeport is kite fishing. Anglers deploy a kite attached to the boat, from which they suspend live baitfish such as mullet or ballyhoo. The kite keeps the baitfish near the surface, where sailfish are known to hunt. When a sailfish strikes the bait, anglers quickly reel in the line and set the hook, initiating a thrilling battle with one of the ocean's most sought-after gamefish. With its offshore fishing opportunities and abundance of sailfish, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating fishing experience in pursuit of these majestic billfish.

What are the most popular months to fish for sailfish in Freeport?

In Freeport, Texas, sailfish seasons typically coincide with warmer months, particularly from late spring through early fall. During these periods, sailfish are more prevalent in the offshore waters near Freeport, making them a prime target for anglers. Spring marks the beginning of the sailfish season as water temperatures rise, prompting these pelagic predators to become more active and move into the area in search of prey.

Summer is considered the peak of the sailfish season in Freeport. As water temperatures continue to climb, sailfish become more abundant and feed aggressively in the warm Gulf of Mexico waters. Anglers targeting sailfish during the summer months can expect thrilling battles and memorable catches as these acrobatic fish roam the offshore reefs, rigs, and ledges. Summer also coincides with the arrival of baitfish and other prey species, further increasing the chances of encountering sailfish.

Fall signals the tail end of the sailfish season in Freeport. While sailfish can still be caught during this time, their numbers may begin to dwindle as water temperatures gradually cool down. However, fall can still offer productive fishing opportunities for anglers targeting sailfish, especially during periods of stable weather and favorable offshore conditions. Overall, with its seasonal fluctuations and abundance of offshore fishing opportunities, Freeport provides anglers with ample chances to pursue sailfish throughout the warmer months.

What techniques are popular for catching sailfish in Freeport?

In Freeport, Texas, anglers employ various effective techniques to target sailfish in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico. One popular method is trolling, which involves trailing a spread of rigged baits or lures behind the boat while cruising through offshore waters. Anglers adjust trolling speed, lure size, and presentation to mimic the movement of baitfish and cover different depths until they locate schools of sailfish. Trolling allows anglers to cover a wide area and increase their chances of encountering actively feeding fish.

Kite fishing is another productive technique for targeting sailfish in Freeport. Anglers deploy a kite attached to the boat, from which they suspend live baitfish such as mullet or ballyhoo. The kite keeps the baitfish near the surface, where sailfish are known to hunt. When a sailfish strikes the bait, anglers quickly reel in the line and set the hook, initiating a thrilling battle with one of the ocean's fastest and most acrobatic gamefish.

Another effective technique for targeting sailfish in Freeport is live baiting. Anglers deploy live baitfish such as mullet, ballyhoo, or goggle-eye on heavy-duty tackle and drift or slow troll through offshore waters where sailfish are known to inhabit. Live baiting allows anglers to present a natural and enticing bait to sailfish, increasing the likelihood of a strike. When a sailfish takes the bait, anglers must react quickly to set the hook and begin the adrenaline-pumping fight. With its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of sailfish, Freeport offers anglers an exhilarating fishing experience in pursuit of these majestic billfish.

What other species are popular in Freeport?

Aside from sailfish, Freeport, Texas, offers anglers a wide variety of species to target in its offshore waters. One popular species among anglers is the mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphinfish. Mahi-mahi are prized for their vibrant colors, acrobatic fights, and excellent table fare. These pelagic fish can be found around offshore structures such as oil rigs, weed lines, and floating debris, where they feed on baitfish and other prey. Anglers targeting mahi-mahi in Freeport often employ trolling techniques with brightly colored lures or rigged baits to entice strikes from these fast-swimming predators.

Another sought-after species in Freeport is the wahoo, known for its speed and powerful runs. Wahoo are often found in deeper offshore waters, where they hunt for prey such as flying fish and smaller pelagic species. Anglers targeting wahoo in Freeport typically use high-speed trolling techniques with specialized lures and rigged baits to mimic the rapid movements of fleeing baitfish. Wahoo fishing requires quick reflexes and sturdy tackle to handle the blistering runs and sharp teeth of these formidable gamefish.

In addition to mahi-mahi and wahoo, anglers in Freeport can target a variety of other offshore species, including king mackerel, tuna, snapper, grouper, and amberjack, among others. Whether trolling, bottom fishing, or jigging, anglers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the diverse fishing opportunities that Freeport's offshore waters have to offer. With its abundance of fish species and accessible offshore fishing grounds, Freeport remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

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