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Texas Flounder Gigging Adventure

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21 ft 1 - 6 People From $550
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Galveston Trout And Redfish Roundup

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Galveston Jetty Roundup

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trip description for Bay and Jetty Trip - 27’ Robalo in Galveston

Hit the water with this memorable fishing experience off the coast of Galveston. There are lots of locations you can visit along this four-hour excursion, and Captain Rick will make sure you find fish wherever you go, including flounder and black drum. Don't worry about bringing any fishing gear because everything will be waiting for you on the boat. Captain Rick will provide all Shimano reels, including TLD 25s, 50s, a set of Shimano Nexave 6000s, as well as small open-face spinning reels for smaller fish. At the end of your trip, the captain will even clean and fillet your catch, free of charge. The only things you need are licenses and some food or drinks. Join Captain Rick for an unforgettable time! Read More

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Bay And Jetty Trip - 27’ Robalo

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27 ft 1 - 4 People From $775
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trip description for Galveston Jetty/Ship Channel 30ft Seahunt in Galveston

Enjoy a day on the water with Captain Jason! The jetties are home to a variety of fish species, including red and black drum, flounder and trout. Captain Jason usually likes to fish out of the ship channel as well as near both the North and South Jetties (the specific location will depend on the season). Captain Jason offers a 4-hour (half-day) and 6-hour (full-day) trip depending on how much fishing you want to do. His 30ft Sea Hunt can accommodate 6 people. He and his team will provide all rods/reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas Fishing License (for those over 17 years of age), a Bull Red Tag, as well as food and drinks of your choice (no glass or bananas). Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and have a day on the water with Captain Jason! Read More

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Galveston Jetty/Ship Channel 30ft Seahunt

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trip description for Galveston Bay Fishing in Galveston

Join Captain Blake on a Galveston Bay fishing trip. Using his experience and knowledge, Blake will determine what the best method is for catching fish that day and show you the ropes. Take up to three others for a max number of four anglers ensuring everybody can get lots of advice. Blake will make sure you have everything you'll need to go fishing, so just bring your fishing license, sun protection, and any snacks or extra beverages you would want. Whether you're an experienced veteran or a brand new angler, Captain Blake will ensure to cater to all of your fishing needs. Get pumped up when you've got Captain Blake by your side because you're working with one the best guides in the Galveston area! Read More

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Galveston Bay Fishing

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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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trip description for Galveston Inshore Hookfest in Galveston

From Trinity Bay, East Bay, West Bay, down to Christmas Bay, Captain Chris knows how and where to get you on the fish for an inshore adventure you won’t soon forget! On your trip, you will drift shells, coves, and a myriad of other secret locations Capt. Chris has accumulated over his 25+ years of consistently limiting out on trophy trout, redfish, and flounder in the Galveston area. Captain Chris is happy to provide all the gear you need for a technique-specific trip. If you want to fill up a stringer while wading the flats, just let us know and we can set it up. He fishes with the best G. Loomis rods and DownSouth lures. Read More

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Galveston Inshore Hookfest

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trip description for Great Inshore Fishing in Galveston

Head out for an unforgettable fishing adventure with Captain Charles in Galveston, Texas! With a deep love for the sea and extensive knowledge of the best fishing spots, Captain Charles offers a day filled with live bait, light tackle gear, and lasting memories. Step aboard his meticulously maintained 24 ft Kenner bay boat, powered by a powerful 250hp Suzuki engine, and explore the sparkling waters of Galveston Bay. Whether you prefer live bait or artificial lures, Captain Charles has you covered with a well-equipped tackle box. Trips typically depart from Galveston Bait and Tackle shop for easy access to prime fishing locations, but when the fish are calling from the north, he'll head to Buddy's Marina. While live bait incurs an additional fee, everything else is included in the trip price, making it a hassle-free experience. Book your adventure today for a fantastic day of fishing and create memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston flounder fishing charter

What are the best flounder fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 93 flounder trips in Galveston, and the most popular trips in the area are Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Ralph, Texas Flounder Gigging Adventure guided by Mike, and Galveston Trout and Redfish Roundup guided by Dean.

Our guides in Galveston are rated a 4.97 out of 5 based on 2703 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Flounder charter include Hitchcock, Texas City and San Leon.

Looking for kid friendly flounder guides / fishing lessons in Galveston? Check out our beginner and family friendly flounder guides in Galveston.

What types of flounder fishing charters are common in Galveston?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for flounder in Galveston as well as jetty fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

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

How much do Galveston flounder fishing charters cost?

for flounder in Galveston prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,000, but the average price for a half day trip for flounder in Galveston is $655. The average price for a full day trip for flounder in Galveston is $831.

What month is best for flounder fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for flounder fishing in Galveston is summer, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

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

Flounder fishing in Galveston, Texas, offers anglers an exciting and rewarding experience in the diverse coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Galveston's extensive network of bays, estuaries, and marshes provides prime habitat for flounder, making it a hotspot for anglers seeking to target these tasty and elusive fish. Flounder can be found throughout Galveston Bay and its surrounding areas, particularly in shallow flats, channels, and around structure such as jetties and piers.

One popular technique for catching flounder in Galveston is using live bait, such as mullet, finger mullet, mud minnows, or shrimp. Anglers often rig the bait on a Carolina rig or a jighead, allowing it to drift naturally with the current or bounce along the bottom to entice strikes. Targeting areas with sandy or muddy bottoms near drop-offs, oyster beds, or grassy flats can increase the chances of encountering flounder. Additionally, artificial lures like soft plastics, spoons, and jigs can also be effective when worked slowly along the bottom to mimic the movement of prey.

Flounder fishing in Galveston is particularly productive during the fall months when these fish migrate from deeper offshore waters to shallower bays and estuaries for spawning. Anglers can find flounder in abundance along the Gulf beaches, passes, and inlets during this time, making it an ideal season for targeting them. However, flounder can be caught year-round in Galveston, with anglers enjoying success using various techniques and strategies tailored to the prevailing conditions. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or from shore, anglers visiting Galveston can look forward to thrilling encounters with these flatties and enjoying the rich bounty of the Gulf's coastal waters.

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

Flounder fishing seasons in Galveston, TX are eagerly anticipated by anglers year-round, as the waters around Galveston Bay teem with these prized flatfish. The main flounder season typically runs from October through December, coinciding with the fish's migration from the bays to the Gulf for spawning. During this time, anglers flock to Galveston's shores, piers, and marshy areas, armed with rods, reels, and bait to snag their catch of the day. However, there are also opportunities for flounder fishing during other times of the year, particularly in the warmer months when flounder can still be found in the bay systems.

Understanding the behavior and habitat preferences of flounder is crucial for a successful fishing trip in Galveston. These elusive fish are often found near the sandy bottoms of channels, passes, and estuaries, where they lie camouflaged and ambush their prey. Anglers often employ techniques such as drift fishing with live bait or artificial lures, as well as bottom fishing with bait rigs, to entice flounder into biting. Additionally, knowledge of tidal movements and how they affect flounder activity can greatly enhance one's chances of a productive fishing outing.

Aside from the thrill of the catch, flounder fishing in Galveston offers anglers the chance to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Texas coast. Whether casting lines from a boat, pier, or shoreline, fishermen are treated to stunning views of marshlands, mangroves, and the Gulf of Mexico. Moreover, Galveston's rich ecosystem supports a diverse array of wildlife, from seabirds to dolphins, providing an unforgettable backdrop to a day on the water. As such, flounder fishing seasons in Galveston not only offer the promise of a tasty meal but also serve as an opportunity to connect with nature and unwind amidst the serenity of coastal Texas.

What techniques are popular for catching Flounder in Galveston?

Flounder fishing in Galveston, TX requires a blend of strategy, skill, and patience to lure these elusive flatfish into biting. One popular technique among anglers is drift fishing, particularly effective in the shallow waters of Galveston Bay. Anglers allow their bait to drift naturally with the current, covering a wide area in search of flounder hiding in channels, passes, and estuaries. Live bait such as mullet, shrimp, or mud minnows rigged on a Carolina or slip sinker rig is often the preferred choice, enticing flounder with irresistible scent and movement.

Another effective method for targeting flounder in Galveston is bottom fishing, especially along drop-offs, ledges, and structure-rich areas. Anglers deploy bait rigs with live or dead bait, allowing them to sink to the flounder's level where they lie in wait for passing prey. Jigging with soft plastic lures mimicking shrimp or baitfish can also prove fruitful, enticing strikes from hungry flounder. Success with bottom fishing often hinges on precise presentation and patience, as anglers must wait for the subtle tug or tap of a flounder before setting the hook.

In addition to drift fishing and bottom fishing, sight casting can be a thrilling and effective technique for targeting flounder in the shallows of Galveston's flats and marshy areas. Armed with polarized sunglasses to cut through the water's glare, anglers scan the shallows for the telltale outlines of flounder camouflaged against the sandy bottom. Once spotted, anglers cast accurately ahead of the flounder's path, presenting a bait or lure in its path. Sight casting requires keen observation and quick reflexes, but the reward of watching a flounder strike and feeling the line come tight is unmatched in the world of fishing.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

In addition to flounder, Galveston, TX offers anglers a diverse array of fish species to target, making it a haven for fishing enthusiasts of all levels. One prized catch in these waters is the speckled trout, known for its aggressive strikes and delicious flesh. Speckled trout can be found year-round in Galveston Bay and its surrounding estuaries, with peak seasons occurring in spring and fall. Anglers often employ techniques such as drift fishing with live bait or casting artificial lures to entice these elusive fish, which are known for their preference for shallow flats and grassy areas.

Redfish, also known as red drum, are another popular species sought after by anglers in Galveston. These powerful fighters can be found prowling the shallows of Galveston Bay and the marshy areas along the coast, particularly around oyster beds and grass flats. Redfish are known for their aggressive strikes and brute strength, providing anglers with thrilling battles. Whether targeting them with live bait, cut bait, or artificial lures, anglers can expect to encounter redfish year-round, with peak seasons occurring in late summer and early fall.

For those seeking larger game fish, Galveston offers opportunities to target species such as black drum, sheepshead, and even sharks. Black drum can be found in the deeper channels and around structure such as jetties and piers, where they are often caught using bottom fishing techniques with shrimp or crab bait. Sheepshead, prized for their delicious white meat, inhabit the same areas as black drum and can be targeted using similar methods. Anglers looking for an adrenaline rush can also target sharks in the deeper waters off Galveston's coast, using heavy tackle and large baits to entice these apex predators. With such a diverse range of species available, fishing in Galveston promises excitement and adventure for anglers of all preferences.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip, he took my Dad and I out and put us on some specs.

    Jacob M. with Blake S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Justen was absolutely awesome I had a blast. He got me onto the target species I wanted instantly as well as other that I've never caught before. Top notch captain, gear and boat couldn't ask for better will definitely be booking with him again. Non stop action!

    Mathew B. with Justen S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Worth it! Great time had by all.

    Andrew W. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was great we had a fun time Plenty of Fish that we caught

    Cornelio R. with Cheryl A. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Fishing trip was great captain Bubba very knowledgeable and very helpful thank you for the experience

    Cornelio R. with Cheryl A. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Bob and Jason were really great! We will certainly book again with them. Great conversation, really good guys!

    Scott L. with Robert R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Charles gave us a trip of a lifetime. This trip will be hard to beat. Great patient knowledgeable guide.

    Gwen P. with Charles B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Whenever I'm in Galveston or Houston for conventions group of us charters a fishing trip. Charles put us on fish and we put a variety of species in the boat...no limits, but fishing was steady. He unhooked and baited us up all day.. We typically fish CC to Pt Isabel in the Laguna Madre 15 or more times a year and boat 50 plus Trout each limits oof reds drum and flounder. We are experienced and I have a 23' Shoalwater and have fished the area since I was 10 years old. I have won numerous inshore tournaments inncluding THe Pt A DSR twice and Pt Mansfiield Tournament. over the years. Capt Charles knows the water and we found working bait... ifyou got baitfish... you have preditors. Great trip. Buster Williams

    Everett W. with Charles B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time with Capt. Justen. He is very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We caught a good mixed bag of fish and hope to go fishing with him again.

    Austin N. with Justen S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Justen was amazing! Had us on fish all night between big reds and slot buster speckled trout we had a busy night and he kept up with us making sure we had everything we needed. I would plan a trip to Galveston just to go fishing with him again. Amazing experience!!

    Colin G. with Justen S. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Blake was great! He knows where the are.

    Patrick U. with Blake S. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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 trip with Captain Bob. We will be booking more trips in the future with him. Great fishing and stories while we were out.

    Derek Z. with Robert R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Dean was an awesome guide. He provided everything we needed to make this trip one heck of an experience. We caught plenty of fish at a nice size and really enjoyed pulling them in. My son (13) caught the biggest one Lol you should've seen the smile on his face. It was PRICELESS! :) We caught drum and trout that day. I have to say we a had a Damn good time! We will be back for sure! Catching good fish like that was a Blast! Good eating and too easy to catch. Dean put us right on the fish. Oh yea and did I mention Dean also filleted all the fish for us and zip locked it. We got back to the house heated up two pots of cooking oil made ourselves a seasoned batter and dropped that Fresh filleted fish in one of the Hot pots of oil and then dropped some french fries out the bag in the other. Let me tell you, we had ourselves a fish fry that day Jack! Big Shout to Dean AWESOME GUY and GUIDE!!

    Leon T. with Dean M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We booked with captain Ralph but we're switched to captain r Ryan. Both were great on the phone and informed us what to expect. Ryan was fantastic. Myself and two sons caught plenty of fish. I would highly recommend. We did the 6 hour trip.

    Jonathan H. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Mike was great! He was experienced, had a great rig that was perfect for the mission and had a great attitude. Lot's of fun.

    Stuart F. with Mike A. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a good time with capt shawn and his son. Very helpful and knowledgeable. Would for sure book him again.

    Justin D. with Shawn W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience . We were booked where anther captain could not take us and Captain Bubba gladly took us on. Captain Bubba knew what bait to bring which allowed catching experiences for us where the other boats were not catching . Highly recommend !!!

    Marshall S. with Cheryl A. of Galveston, Texas

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