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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston florida pompano fishing charter

What are the best florida pompano fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 florida pompano trip in Galveston: Galveston Jetty Trips guided by Mike.

Our guides in Galveston are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2705 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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What types of florida pompano fishing charters are common in Galveston?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for florida pompano in Galveston as well as nearshore fishing.

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

How much do Galveston florida pompano fishing charters cost?

for florida pompano in Galveston prices can range anywhere from about $478 to $1,350, but the average price for a half day trip for florida pompano in Galveston is $500. The average price for a full day trip for florida pompano in Galveston is $917.

What month is best for florida pompano fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for florida pompano fishing in Galveston is fall, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.

Do I need a Galveston fishing license for florida pompano and what are the bag limits for florida pompano 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 florida pompano fishing in Galveston all about?

While Florida pompano are more commonly associated with the sandy beaches and warm waters of Florida, they also make seasonal appearances in the waters around Galveston, Texas. These sleek and silver-colored fish are prized by anglers for their delicious flavor and spirited fights. During the warmer months, Florida pompano migrate along the Gulf Coast, including Galveston, in search of food and suitable breeding grounds. Anglers can target these prized gamefish in various locations, including the surf, nearshore flats, and around jetties and passes.

In Galveston, anglers often target Florida pompano using a variety of techniques, including surf fishing, wade fishing, and fishing from boats. Surf fishing along Galveston's sandy beaches can be particularly productive during the spring and summer months when pompano move closer to shore. Anglers typically use light tackle and rigs equipped with small jigs, shrimp, sand fleas, or clam strips as bait to entice these finicky feeders. Wade fishing in shallow flats and channels or drifting along the Intracoastal Waterway can also yield success in targeting Florida pompano.

Timing is key when targeting Florida pompano in Galveston, as they are most abundant during their seasonal migrations along the Gulf Coast. Anglers often find success during the spring and summer months when water temperatures are warmer and pompano are more active. However, they can also be caught during the fall and winter months, particularly during mild weather patterns. By understanding the habits and preferences of Florida pompano and employing effective fishing techniques, anglers in Galveston can enjoy exciting encounters with these prized gamefish while exploring the beauty of the Gulf Coast.

What are the most popular months to fish for florida pompano in Galveston?

Florida pompano seasons in Galveston, Texas, are influenced by the changing temperatures and migration patterns of these prized gamefish along the Gulf Coast. Typically, the prime seasons for targeting Florida pompano in Galveston coincide with the warmer months of spring and summer. During this time, as water temperatures rise, pompano migrate along the coast in search of food and suitable breeding grounds. Anglers eagerly anticipate the arrival of pompano in Galveston's waters during these seasons, knowing that their chances of hooking into these delicious fish are highest.

Spring marks the beginning of the Florida pompano season in Galveston, as water temperatures start to rise and the fish become more active. Anglers can expect to encounter pompano in nearshore flats, along sandy beaches, and around jetties and passes. As summer progresses, the pompano population in Galveston reaches its peak, with these sleek and silver-colored fish becoming more abundant in the area's coastal waters. During this time, anglers can enjoy consistent action targeting pompano using a variety of techniques, including surf fishing, wade fishing, and boat fishing.

While spring and summer are considered the peak seasons for Florida pompano in Galveston, these fish can still be caught during the fall and winter months, albeit with less consistency. As temperatures cool and water conditions change, pompano may become less active and migrate to deeper waters. However, mild weather patterns can sometimes prolong the pompano season in Galveston, offering anglers opportunities to catch these prized gamefish even during the cooler months. By understanding the seasonal patterns and adapting their fishing strategies accordingly, anglers can maximize their chances of success in targeting Florida pompano in Galveston's waters throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching florida pompano in Galveston?

Florida pompano fishing in Galveston offers anglers a thrilling pursuit, with various techniques employed to entice these prized gamefish. One popular method among anglers is surf fishing, where they cast their lines from the sandy beaches into the breaking waves in search of pompano. Anglers often use light spinning tackle paired with pompano rigs equipped with small jigs, shrimp, sand fleas, or clam strips as bait. By positioning themselves strategically along the shoreline and casting into the troughs and sandbars where pompano often feed, anglers can maximize their chances of hooking into these sleek and silver fish.

Wade fishing in shallow flats and channels is another effective technique for targeting Florida pompano in Galveston. Anglers donning waders carefully wade out into the shallows, scanning the water for signs of feeding pompano. Using similar tackle and bait setups as surf fishermen, wade anglers cast their lines into likely pompano feeding grounds, such as grassy flats, sandbars, and drop-offs. Patience and stealth are key when wade fishing for pompano, as these fish can be skittish in shallow water, requiring a delicate approach to avoid spooking them.

Boat fishing also presents opportunities for anglers to target Florida pompano in Galveston's waters. Anglers can drift along nearshore flats and channels or anchor near jetties and passes, where pompano often congregate in search of food. Drifting with light tackle and using small jigs, shrimp, or other natural baits can be effective in enticing pompano to bite. Additionally, anglers can employ trolling techniques with small lures or spoons to cover more ground and locate schools of feeding pompano. By experimenting with different techniques and locations, anglers can increase their chances of success in hooking into these delicious and highly prized fish in the waters of Galveston.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

In addition to targeting Florida pompano, anglers in Galveston have a wide array of other fish species to pursue throughout the year. One popular target is the redfish, also known as red drum, which inhabit the shallow waters, marshes, and bayous of Galveston's bays and estuaries. These hard-fighting fish are known for their coppery hue and distinctive tail spots, making them a favorite catch for anglers of all skill levels. Whether fishing from the shore, wading along flats, or navigating the backwaters by boat, anglers can employ a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing, artificial lure casting, and fly fishing, to target redfish in Galveston.

Another sought-after species in Galveston is the speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout, which thrive in the bay systems and shallow flats of the region. Speckled trout offer anglers exciting opportunities for both inshore and nearshore fishing, with peak seasons typically occurring in the cooler months of fall and winter. Anglers can target speckled trout using a variety of techniques, including drift fishing with live bait, casting artificial lures, and fly fishing. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or wading along the shoreline, anglers can enjoy the thrill of hooking into these prized gamefish while exploring the scenic beauty of Galveston's coastal waters.

Galveston's diverse marine ecosystem also supports a variety of other popular gamefish species, including flounder, sheepshead, black drum, and Spanish mackerel, providing anglers with ample opportunities for exciting catches throughout the year. Whether fishing from piers, jetties, bridges, or boats, anglers can target a range of species using a variety of techniques and baits. With its rich biodiversity and abundant fishing opportunities, Galveston offers something for anglers of all interests and experience levels to enjoy while exploring the waters of the Gulf Coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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    We had a great time, Had a lot of fish biting , "BUT" there where all under 20in. we still came home with a red fish., and that's all we want .

    Jimmie J. with Mike E. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Mike was great! Gauged our skill level and treated each of us appropriately.

    Robert K. with Mike E. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had an awesome trip with Captain Mike fishing the Jetty for a variety of fish then topped it off with some sharks, some 100 plus lbs and over 6ft. Kept some smaller ones for eating and released the big boys. Can’t wait to go again!!!!

    Jamie G. with Mike E. of Galveston, Texas

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    Trip was great! It was a Fathers Day gift for my boyfriend so he and his friend went. They said Captain Mike was awesome and they had the best time!

    Kirsty E. with Mike E. of Galveston, Texas

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