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Deep Sea Trophy Hunt

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,500
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Overnight Offshore - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $4,000
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Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,220
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trip description for Freeport Flounder Gigging in Galveston

This trip promises a Flounder Gigging experience you will never forget! We will start the trip right about dark and will end around 1AM . I will have an ice chest on the boat with bottle waters and will have room if you would like to bring your own drinks or snacks. Please no glass bottles. Read More

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Freeport Flounder Gigging

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17 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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trip description for Fly Fishing Galveston in Galveston

Embark on a fly fishing adventure with Captain Richard through Galveston’s huge expanse of sand, grass, and mudflats that provide plenty of opportunities to cast away at your favorite gulf coast inshore species! Captain Richard specifically targets redfish but you could reel in some drum, sheepshead, jack crevalle, and speckled trout. Captain Richard will provide 8,9, and 10 weight rods, but you can also bring your own. He will also provide light snacks! Join him for a spectacular day on Galveston's inshore flats. Read More

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Fly Fishing Galveston

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $800
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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

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
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trip description for Fly Fishing Galveston in Galveston

If you thought that fishing in Galveston started and ended with the Bay, think again. The grassy flats and backwater fishing here is incredible, and provides a perfect opportunity to go after big Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead—all on the fly! Captain Collin is a true expert when it comes to flyfishing this area, and he knows all the local hot spots so you can be confident that you'll get on the fish. You'll be fishing from Captain Collin's 18' Bossman Tortuga shallow stalking skiff. She's an ideal boat for maneuvering through the tidal back bays and flooded marshes around Galveston. Captain Collin will pole you around with deft skill and post up in inches of water looking for pushes, tails, and shadows lurking in the dark colored water. Captain Collin will provide you with all the equipment you need including flies, rods, and reels. All you need to bring is proper clothing, a cooler for snacks and drinks, your Texas Saltwater Fishing License, and sunblock. Also, be sure to have polarized sunglasses and a camera to capture the memories! Read More

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Fly Fishing Galveston

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $525
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trip description for Exploring the Jetties in Galveston

Head out to Galveston jetties and fish with Captain Mike to try and reel in your next personal best! Captain Mike will help you catch the big Redfish, Sharks, and more 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

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Exploring The Jetties

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
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trip description for Wade Fishing Frenzy in Galveston

Welcome to Galveston Bay, one of the most popular fishing destinations in Texas! This is where the Gulf of Mexico meets the bays and estuaries that are home to some of the best game fish in the region. Galveston Bay is known for its incredible flounder, redfish, and speckled trout fishing, and one of the best ways to experience it is by wade fishing. Wade fishing is a unique and exciting way to catch fish, and it's especially popular in Galveston Bay. This type of fishing involves standing in the shallow water and casting your line, using a lure or bait to entice the fish to bite. The thrill of feeling the tug on your line and the satisfaction of reeling in a big catch is hard to beat! The best time to go wade fishing in Galveston Bay is during the fall and winter months, when the water is cooler and the fish are more active. Flounder, redfish, and speckled trout are all plentiful during this time of year, and you're sure to have an amazing time. Flounder are a popular catch in Galveston Bay, and they're known for their delicious, delicate meat. These flatfish are often found hiding in the sandy bottoms of the bay, and you can use a variety of lures and baits to entice them to bite. As you cast your line and wait for a bite, keep an eye out for any movement or ripples in the water. When a flounder bites, you'll feel a distinct tug on your line, and you'll need to reel it in quickly to avoid losing it. Redfish, also known as red drum, are another popular game fish in Galveston Bay. These powerful fish can grow up to 50 pounds, and they put up a fierce fight when you hook them. You can use a variety of lures and baits to catch redfish, including live shrimp, mullet, and crab. As you reel in your line, you'll feel the redfish tugging and pulling, trying to get away. But with some skill and patience, you'll be able to land a big one. Finally, there's speckled trout, which are perhaps the most sought-after game fish in Galveston Bay. These beautiful fish are known for their distinctive spots and their tasty, flaky meat. You can use a variety of lures and baits to catch speckled trout, including topwater lures, soft plastics, and live shrimp. As you cast your line, keep an eye out for any signs of trout activity, such as jumping or splashing in the water. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, a wade fishing trip in Galveston Bay is an experience you won't soon forget. With some patience, skill, and a bit of luck, you'll be able to catch some amazing flounder, redfish, and speckled trout, and enjoy some of the best fishing in Texas! Read More

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Wade Fishing Frenzy

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $575
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trip description for Shark Adventure in Galveston

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

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Shark Adventure

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
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trip description for Galveston Catch and Release Only in Galveston

Join Captain Michael for a productive day of fishing in Galveston, Texas! Captain Michael will help you target Redfish and Speckled Trout on this 5-hour trip. You will fish aboard his 26’ Majek Extreme center console boat equipped with a 300 HP Suzuki engine as well as a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well (shrimp and croaker - included at additional price), multimedia system, wireless trolling motor, and an icebox. He can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license, food, a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Michael will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He will also provide water but feel free to bring your own drinks. Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasoned professional, Captain Michael would love to take you out on a fishing adventure to remember! Read More

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Galveston Catch And Release Only

100% (6)
26 ft 1 - 4 People From $425
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trip description for Trophy Trout Trip in Galveston

Chase Trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout with Captain Tanner in Galveston! Join us for an exhilarating fishing adventure as we target trophy-sized Redfish and Speckled Trout. Captain Tanner will lead you through the inshore waters, flats, and jetties of Galveston, Texas, in pursuit of these prized catches. What's in Store? Targeting Trophies: This trip is all about the thrill of the hunt for trophy-sized Redfish and Speckled Trout. We'll employ both artificial and live baits as we explore shallow bays and water columns. For Intermediate to Advanced Anglers: These trips are designed for anglers with intermediate to advanced skills who are eager to target trophy fish. Captain Tanner will provide the expertise and guidance to help you achieve your angling goals. All Ages Welcome: While this adventure is perfect for serious anglers, all ages are welcome! Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to fishing, you'll have the opportunity to learn and enjoy the excitement. Meet Captain Tanner: Your Expert Guide Captain Tanner is a skilled and experienced guide, ready to share his knowledge and lead you to the best spots for Redfish and Speckled Trout. With his guidance and the prime location of Galveston, you're in for an unforgettable angling experience. Book Your Trophy Fishing Trip Today! Don't miss the chance to embark on this exciting fishing adventure with Captain Tanner. Secure your spot now and get ready for a day filled with thrilling pursuits, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime. Let Captain Tanner and the vibrant marine life help you create fishing memories you'll cherish forever! Read More

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Trophy Trout Trip

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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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

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22' Whaler Inshore

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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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

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Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
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trip description for Half Day on the Bay in Galveston

Captain Zach owns and operates his family run charter out of Galveston, Texas. Capt. Zach comes from a long line of honorable fishermen and his sea instinct is honed in a way that is sure to put you the fish. More than just a skilled captain and fisherman, he will take the time to teach you about fishing techniques and conservation. Expect your trip with Capt. Zach to not only be fun, productive, and rewarding, but also educational as he has been fishing these specific waters for 8 years. Depending on the time of year, you’ll chase after Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Pompano, Jack Crevalle, Sharks, and many other species. During the Red Fish or Black Drum spawn, expect to catch and release some massive trophy fish! Read More

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Half Day On The Bay

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Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston blue marlin fishing charter

What are the best blue marlin fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 blue marlin trip in Galveston: Deep Sea Trophy Hunt guided by Robert.

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What types of blue marlin fishing charters are common in Galveston?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blue marlin in Galveston.

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

How much do Galveston blue marlin fishing charters cost?

for blue marlin in Galveston prices can range anywhere from about $2,184 to $3,230, but the average price for a full day trip for blue marlin in Galveston is $2,699.

What month is best for blue marlin fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for blue marlin fishing in Galveston is summer, and most anglers book their trips 44 days in advance.

Do I need a Galveston fishing license for blue marlin and what are the bag limits for blue marlin in Galveston?

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

What is blue marlin fishing in Galveston all about?

Blue marlin fishing in Galveston offers anglers an exhilarating and unforgettable experience in the Gulf of Mexico's rich waters. Renowned for their immense size, striking blue and silver coloration, and powerful fighting capabilities, blue marlin are considered the ultimate trophy for offshore anglers. Galveston's strategic location along the Texas coast provides access to prime marlin fishing grounds, where these majestic creatures can be found prowling the deep blue waters throughout the year, with peak seasons typically occurring during the warmer months.

Anglers targeting blue marlin in Galveston often employ a range of techniques, including trolling with large artificial lures or rigged baits, drifting live bait, or even deep drop fishing. Trolling offshore with spreader bars, cedar plugs, or skirted lures mimics the movement of baitfish, enticing marlin to strike. Experienced captains and crews in Galveston are well-versed in locating productive areas, such as underwater structures, temperature breaks, or current edges, where blue marlin are known to congregate, increasing the chances of a successful catch.

The thrill of hooking into a blue marlin in Galveston's waters is matched only by the adrenaline-pumping battle that ensues. These majestic billfish are known for their spectacular aerial displays, blistering runs, and sheer strength, testing the skills and endurance of even the most seasoned anglers. Whether you're a novice angler seeking a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or a seasoned marlin enthusiast in pursuit of your next trophy, blue marlin fishing in Galveston promises an unforgettable experience amidst the beauty and excitement of the open sea.

What are the most popular months to fish forblue marlin in Galveston?

In Galveston, the blue marlin season is eagerly awaited by anglers who flock to the Gulf of Mexico in pursuit of these majestic creatures. The prime season for blue marlin in Galveston typically occurs during the warmer months, from late spring through early fall. As the waters warm and baitfish become abundant, blue marlin migrate closer to the Texas coast, offering anglers ample opportunities to target these prized billfish in the deep offshore waters.

During the peak blue marlin season in Galveston, anglers often venture offshore to renowned fishing grounds located miles from shore. These areas, marked by underwater structures, temperature breaks, and currents, provide ideal habitat for blue marlin as they search for prey. Trolling with large artificial lures, rigged baits, or teasers is a popular technique employed by anglers to entice blue marlin to strike, with experienced captains and crews guiding the way to productive fishing grounds.

While the summer months typically mark the height of the blue marlin season in Galveston, these majestic billfish can be encountered year-round in the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters. Even during the offseason, dedicated anglers may still find success targeting blue marlin, albeit with less frequency compared to peak months. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice enthusiast, the allure of blue marlin fishing in Galveston is undeniable, offering the chance for thrilling encounters and memorable experiences on the open sea.

What techniques are popular for catching blue marlin in Galveston?

Blue marlin fishing in Galveston requires skill, patience, and the right techniques to entice these powerful billfish. Trolling is one of the most common and effective methods employed by anglers targeting blue marlin in Galveston's offshore waters. Anglers typically deploy a spread of large artificial lures, such as skirted trolling lures or rigged baits, trailed behind the boat at varying distances and depths. This technique mimics the movement of prey fish, enticing marlin to strike as they patrol the waters in search of food.

Another popular technique for blue marlin fishing in Galveston is live bait fishing. Anglers use a variety of live baitfish, such as bonito, mackerel, or mullet, rigged with circle hooks and deployed either on the surface or at various depths using downriggers or kites. Live bait fishing allows for a more natural presentation, increasing the likelihood of enticing a strike from a wary blue marlin. Anglers often target areas with known marlin activity, such as underwater structures, temperature breaks, or current edges, to increase their chances of success.

In addition to trolling and live bait fishing, deep drop fishing is another technique employed by anglers targeting blue marlin in Galveston. This method involves deploying heavy rigs with large baits, such as squid or whole fish, to depths where marlin may be holding. While deep drop fishing requires specialized equipment and knowledge of offshore habitats, it can yield rewarding results for anglers willing to venture into the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether trolling, live bait fishing, or deep drop fishing, mastering these techniques is essential for anglers hoping to hook into the thrill of a lifetime with a majestic blue marlin in Galveston's legendary fishing grounds.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

In addition to the exhilarating pursuit of blue marlin, Galveston offers anglers a diverse range of other species to target, making it a haven for fishing enthusiasts of all kinds. One notable species is the mighty yellowfin tuna, prized for its size, strength, and delectable flesh. Found in the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico, yellowfin tuna can be targeted using various techniques such as trolling with skirted lures, live bait fishing, or chunking with fresh bait. Anglers often encounter yellowfin tuna while targeting other pelagic species like blue marlin, adding an exciting dimension to offshore fishing adventures in Galveston.

Galveston's rich waters also provide ample opportunities for anglers to target a variety of reef and bottom-dwelling species, including red snapper, grouper, and amberjack. These hard-fighting and delicious fish inhabit the artificial reefs, oil rigs, and natural structures scattered throughout the Gulf of Mexico's offshore waters. Bottom fishing techniques such as jigging, dropping live baits, or using cut bait are commonly employed to target these species, offering anglers the chance to reel in impressive catches while enjoying the scenic beauty of the Gulf.

For anglers seeking a change of pace from offshore adventures, Galveston's bays and estuaries teem with a bounty of inshore species. From speckled trout and redfish to flounder and sheepshead, these shallow-water gamefish offer exciting opportunities for anglers to test their skills in a more intimate and accessible setting. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or wading along the shoreline, anglers can enjoy the thrill of targeting a diverse array of inshore species while soaking in the natural beauty of Galveston's coastal habitats.

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