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Mangrove Snapper Fishing Charters In Galveston

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trip description for Offshore - State Waters 32' in Galveston

On this state water trip, Captain Jeff will help you target King Fish, Flounder, Shark, Jack fish, Stingray, oversized Red fish, Ling, Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum & other types of fish. You'll be able to explore up to 9 miles offshore and hit some close offshore rigs and some reefs on this all day adventure. Read More

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Offshore - State Waters 32'

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,650
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trip description for 48 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking in Galveston

This trip utilizes many different techniques of fishing and targets multiple varieties of species. Whether chasing a dream fish you are wanting to check off your bucket list or looking to fill your freezer with delicious table fare we've got you covered. We can custom tailor any trip to suite your needs. Captain Rick will be running this trip for you, ensuring a great time out on the water! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

48 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking

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55 ft 1 - 6 People From $15,900
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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trip description for Offshore - State Waters 30' Proline in Galveston

On this state water trip, Captain Jeff will help you target King Fish, Flounder, Shark, Jack fish, Stingray, oversized Red fish, Ling, Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum & other types of fish. You'll be able to explore up to 9 miles offshore and hit some close offshore rigs and some reefs on this all day adventure. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Offshore - State Waters 30' Proline

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,650
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trip description for 36 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking in Galveston

This trip utilizes many different techniques of fishing and targets multiple varieties of species. Whether chasing a dream fish you are wanting to check off your bucket list or looking to fill your freezer with delicious table fare we've got you covered. We can custom tailor any trip to suite your needs. Captain Rick will be running this trip for you, ensuring a great time out on the water! Read More

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Fishing in Dickinson
Fishing in Dickinson
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trip description for Galveston Bay Trophy Hunt in Dickinson

Get out on the open waters with Captain Blake and feel confident that you will be able to catch some trophy size fish! 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. 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 Trophy Hunt

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Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
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trip description for Galveston Inshore Trip in Hitchcock

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

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Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston mangrove snapper fishing charter

What are the best mangrove snapper fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 14 mangrove snapper trips in Galveston, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea Adventure guided by Jason, Offshore Thrills Weekend guided by Houston, and Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekend guided by Houston.

Our guides in Galveston are rated a 4.85 out of 5 based on 2705 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 Mangrove Snapper charter include Hitchcock and Dickinson.

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

What types of mangrove snapper fishing charters are common in Galveston?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for mangrove snapper in Galveston as well as nearshore fishing, jetty fishing, and inshore fishing.

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

How much do Galveston mangrove snapper fishing charters cost?

for mangrove snapper in Galveston prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $4,585, but the average price for a half day trip for mangrove snapper in Galveston is $718. The average price for a full day trip for mangrove snapper in Galveston is $3,011.

What month is best for mangrove snapper fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for mangrove snapper fishing in Galveston is summer, and most anglers book their trips 10 days in advance.

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

Mangrove snapper, also known as gray snapper or black snapper, are a popular and abundant species in the waters off Galveston, Texas. These fish are prized by anglers for their delicious flesh and challenging fights, making them a favorite target for both inshore and offshore fishing enthusiasts. Mangrove snapper are commonly found around structures such as docks, piers, bridges, and reefs, where they seek shelter and ambush their prey.

Fishing for mangrove snapper in Galveston often involves using light tackle and finesse techniques to entice these wary fish. Anglers may employ a variety of methods, including live bait fishing with shrimp, mullet, or small fish, as well as artificial lures such as jigs or soft plastics. Targeting mangrove snapper around structure requires precise casting and careful presentation to avoid spooking the fish, as they can be quite skittish in clear water.

Mangrove snapper are present in Galveston's waters year-round, but they may be more abundant during certain times of the year or in specific areas. During the warmer months, mangrove snapper may move into shallower waters to spawn, providing anglers with increased opportunities for successful catches. However, these fish can be found in deeper offshore waters as well, particularly around wrecks, reefs, and other underwater structures where they congregate in search of food. With their tasty flesh and challenging fights, mangrove snapper offer anglers in Galveston a rewarding and enjoyable fishing experience.

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

In Galveston, Texas, mangrove snapper seasons are influenced by various factors including water temperature, currents, and spawning patterns. These delicious and sought-after fish are present in Galveston's waters year-round, but their abundance and activity levels may vary throughout the seasons. Generally, mangrove snapper are more commonly encountered during the warmer months, from spring through fall, when water temperatures are higher and conditions are more favorable for their presence.

During the spring and summer months, mangrove snapper may be more abundant and active along the Gulf Coast, including the waters off Galveston. As water temperatures rise, mangrove snapper may move into shallower areas to spawn, providing anglers with increased opportunities for successful catches. This increased activity can lead to more frequent encounters with mangrove snapper by anglers targeting them around structures such as docks, piers, bridges, and reefs where they congregate to spawn and feed.

While mangrove snapper may be more commonly encountered during the warmer months, they are still present in Galveston's waters throughout the year. Even during the cooler months of fall and winter, mangrove snapper can be found in deeper offshore waters, particularly around wrecks, reefs, and other underwater structures where they seek shelter and ambush their prey. Anglers targeting mangrove snapper in Galveston should be prepared for their presence regardless of the season, as these tasty and challenging fish offer a rewarding fishing experience year-round.

What techniques are popular for catching mangrove snapper in Galveston?

Fishing for mangrove snapper in the waters off Galveston requires anglers to employ a variety of techniques tailored to the behavior and habitat preferences of these elusive fish. One effective method is bottom fishing around structures such as docks, piers, bridges, and reefs, where mangrove snapper seek shelter and ambush their prey. Anglers typically use light to medium tackle and finesse techniques to entice mangrove snapper, employing live bait such as shrimp, mullet, or small fish, as well as artificial lures like jigs or soft plastics.

Precise casting and careful presentation are essential when targeting mangrove snapper, especially in clear water where they can be quite skittish. Anglers must approach their fishing spots quietly and avoid making unnecessary noise or disturbances that could spook the fish. Once the bait is in the water, anglers must maintain a keen eye on their lines for subtle bites or nibbles, as mangrove snapper are known for their cautious feeding behavior.

In addition to fishing around structures, anglers can also target mangrove snapper in deeper offshore waters, particularly around wrecks, reefs, and other underwater structures where they congregate in search of food. Trolling with artificial lures or drifting with live bait can be effective techniques for enticing mangrove snapper in these deeper areas. Regardless of the technique employed, patience, persistence, and attention to detail are key when fishing for mangrove snapper in the diverse waters off Galveston.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

Aside from targeting mangrove snapper, anglers in Galveston, Texas, have a wide variety of other species to pursue, offering diverse angling opportunities both inshore and offshore. Redfish, with their bronze scales and powerful runs, are a popular target species among inshore anglers in Galveston's bay systems. These resilient fish can be found prowling the shallows of grassy flats and marshy shorelines, providing exciting battles and memorable catches for anglers of all skill levels.

For those venturing offshore, species like red snapper and king mackerel offer thrilling angling experiences in the deeper waters off Galveston. Red snapper, with their vibrant colors and delicious flesh, are highly prized among offshore anglers for their fighting prowess and culinary appeal. King mackerel, known for their blistering runs and acrobatic leaps, are another sought-after species offshore, providing anglers with an adrenaline-fueled challenge and a rewarding catch.

In addition to redfish, red snapper, and king mackerel, Galveston's waters are also home to a variety of other species, including speckled trout, flounder, and sheepshead, among others. Speckled trout, prized for their delicate flavor and impressive size, can be found in the bay systems around Galveston, providing year-round angling opportunities for inshore enthusiasts. Flounder, with their distinctive flat bodies and camouflage-like coloring, are another popular target species in Galveston's inshore waters, offering anglers a fun and rewarding challenge. With such a diverse range of species available, anglers in Galveston have no shortage of options when it comes to planning their next fishing adventure.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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    Captain experience really did my group well! Great way to celebrate a bachelors party. They helped in many ways, especially when there was last minute adjustments needed due to weather. They were all in ! Captain Jason & Connor gave us the experience we needed !

    Crockett G. with Jason W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jason had us on the fish early. Great day of fishing. Probably caught at least 30. Great day on the water with my family and very laid back Captain. Appreciate you Captain Jason and we will definitely be booking again

    Dustin H. with Jason W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Houston’s crew (Bobby and Gabriel) was awesome. My family and I had a great experience and made crazy fun memories. Recommend deep sea fishing with these guys highly. Thanks Kevin

    Kevin M. with Houston F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great morning out for my son’s birthday & Father’s Day!

    Christy E. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Cody was amazing. thanks for saving our trip after our offshore got canceled due to weather.

    Patrick G. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    WE ad a wonderful time.

    Michael M. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great fishing trip. Captain was very knowledgeable and really tried to catch fish. We would definitely go with these guys again.

    Derek A. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day out on the water with Michael. In less than ideal water and wind conditions he worked hard to put us on fish and we ended up with a nice catch of trout, redfish and flounder (and caught quite few more fish below the limit). They were really accommodating when it came to changing dates due to weather and the location for easy pick up... I will use them again for sure.

    Simon S. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Son and I had a awesome trip with Capt Danny. Wind was blowing but found birds and found lots of fish. Main goal was to put my son on some nice redfish and last stop paid off with four redfish in less than 20 minutes. Would have liked one slot but that is why they call it fishing and I’ll take 4 rats over nothing any day. We did get some specs and sand trout to take home. Best part was back at the dock when we rigged up a sand trout and son Hooked into a huge alligator gar that he fought for almost ten minutes. Thanks again for a enjoyable trip.

    Rob R. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip! Captain was awesome and very knowledgeable. Would want our same Captain Danny again. Worth every penny I paid!!!!

    Glenn R. with Mike S. of Hitchcock, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Blake was an awesome guide. He was very relaxed and and helped us newbies every step of the way. Thanks for a wonderful fishing experience.

    Alma S. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The trip with Blake was excellent. Blake was easy going and knowledgeable about where the fish were at. Overall it was a great trip! We highly recommend Blake in the future!

    Chris C. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

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