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Jetties & Jaws: Reel In The Fun

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Weekday Fish & Fun

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42 ft 1 - 18 People $$$
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Half Day Inshore Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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31 ft 1 - 6 People $

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trip description for "Trout Man Mike" Adventures in Galveston

Get up bright and early to catch the plethora of fish feeding at sunrise with Captain Michael! Captain Michael will help you target Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder throughout your inshore bay and nearshore fishing experience. Captain Michael’s 26’ skiff can host up to 4 people. He requires that you bring a Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, food and drinks (no glass), and an ice chest for your day's catch. Other than that, Captain Michael will cover the rest. He will provide quality rods and reels, artificial baits, all tackle, and ice for drinks. You can also purchase live bait at an additional price. Be sure to listen to Captain Michael’s advice - he’ll take you where the fish are biting. Read More

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"Trout Man Mike" Adventures

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Galveston Bay Jetty Run in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Dan and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the jetties! The jetties are the perfect spot to catch some big fish without a long offshore excursion. On this 4 to 6-hour trip, Captain Dan will take you close-by off the coast of Galveston where you can expect to target Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. With his 16 years of experience, Captain Dan is sure to put you where the fish are biting. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using various fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, gigging and trolling. Captain Dan is happy to demonstrate proper fundamentals for any of these techniques. Captain Dan fishes aboard a 36’ Contender center console, with a capacity for six people. Powered by 3 100 HP Suzuki engines, this well-outfitted vessel is sure to keep you comfortable. It even has curtains to keep you dry from any ocean mist! Captain Dan will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need is a valid Texas fishing license as well as some food and drinks. These family-friendly trips can host up to 6 people, so make sure you bring some good company! Read More

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Galveston Bay Jetty Run

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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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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26 ft 1 - 4 People $
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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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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Fly Fishing the Flats in Galveston

Embark on a fly fishing adventure with Captain Justin through Galveston’s huge expanse of sand, grass, and mudflats that provide plenty of opportunities to sight fish for tailing Reds! Captain Justin specifically targets Redfish but that doesn't mean you won't throw a fly at a cruising Black Drum or Sheepshead you see along the way. Captain Justin offers half-day and full-day trips depending on how much time you want to spend out on the water. His skiff is a fantastic vessel for exploring the shallow waters, and can comfortably host you and one other person. You must have a Texas Parks and Wildlife Fishing License with a Saltwater Stamp. Captain Justin encourages you to bring your own gear if you have it, but will also provide an 8, 9, and 10 weight rod for you as well. Captain Justin also brings a light tackle spinning rod along as well—just in case. He will also provide all the flies, terminal tackle, ice, and water to ensure a successful trip. All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sunglasses, and your Texas Saltwater Fishing License, otherwise, he'll take care of the rest! Read More

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Fly Fishing The Flats

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17 ft 1 - 2 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston speckled trout fishing charter

What are the best speckled trout fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 113 speckled trout trips in Galveston, and the most popular trips in the area are Jetties & Jaws: Reel in the Fun guided by Meghan, Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Ralph, and Galveston Trout and Redfish Roundup guided by Dean.

Our guides in Galveston are rated a 4.95 out of 5 based on 2560 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 Speckled Trout charter include Texas City, Hitchcock and San Leon.

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

What types of speckled trout fishing charters are common in Galveston?

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

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

How much do Galveston speckled trout fishing charters cost?

for speckled trout in Galveston prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,440, but the average price for a half day trip for speckled trout in Galveston is $750. The average price for a full day trip for speckled trout in Galveston is $912.

What month is best for speckled trout fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for speckled trout fishing in Galveston is summer, and most anglers book their trips 4 days in advance.

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

Speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout, are a highly prized species among anglers in Galveston, offering both a thrilling fishing experience and delectable table fare. These beautiful fish are abundant in the shallow waters of Galveston Bay and surrounding estuaries, where they can be found prowling grass flats, marshes, and channels in search of prey. Speckled trout are known for their distinctive markings, including dark spots scattered along their back and sides, which give them their namesake appearance.

Spring and fall are typically the most productive seasons for speckled trout fishing in Galveston, as the fish become more active and abundant during these times. Anglers targeting speckled trout often use a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing with shrimp or mullet, as well as casting with artificial lures such as soft plastics, suspending twitch baits, and topwater plugs. These versatile fish can be caught using a range of tackle and techniques, making them accessible to anglers of all skill levels.

In addition to providing thrilling fights on the end of the line, speckled trout are prized for their delicate, flavorful flesh, making them a favorite among seafood enthusiasts. Whether caught for sport or sustenance, speckled trout offer a rewarding angling experience for fishermen in the waters of Galveston. With their abundance, accessibility, and sporting qualities, speckled trout hold a special place in the hearts of anglers and contribute to the vibrant fishing culture of Galveston.

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

In Galveston, the speckled trout seasons follow distinct patterns influenced by various environmental factors, including water temperature, spawning behavior, and prey availability. Spring and fall are typically considered the peak seasons for speckled trout fishing in Galveston, coinciding with periods of increased activity and feeding among these prized fish. During these times, speckled trout can be found in abundance throughout the shallow waters of Galveston Bay and surrounding estuaries, making them highly accessible to anglers.

As water temperatures rise in the spring, speckled trout become more active and move into shallower areas to feed voraciously on baitfish and crustaceans. This period offers prime opportunities for anglers to target speckled trout in shallow grass flats, marshes, and channels, where the fish congregate in search of prey. Fall marks another peak season for speckled trout fishing in Galveston, as cooling temperatures trigger increased feeding activity among the fish. During this time, speckled trout can be found prowling the shallows and providing anglers with ample opportunities to hook into these prized catches.

While speckled trout can be caught year-round in Galveston, spring and fall offer the most favorable conditions for targeting these fish. Anglers should pay attention to water temperature trends, tidal movements, and seasonal patterns to maximize their chances of success. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or wading in the shallows, anglers can enjoy exciting speckled trout action during these peak seasons, contributing to the vibrant fishing culture of Galveston.

What techniques are popular for catching speckled trout in Galveston?

Speckled trout fishing in Galveston demands a diverse set of techniques tailored to the dynamic and varied habitats where these fish are found. Anglers often employ a mix of live bait and artificial lures to entice strikes from speckled trout in Galveston's shallow waters. One popular technique is live bait fishing using shrimp or mullet, either free-lined or under a popping cork, to target speckled trout in grass flats, marshes, and channels. Live bait presentations mimic natural prey and can be highly effective, especially during periods of heightened feeding activity.

Artificial lures are also a favored choice among anglers targeting speckled trout in Galveston. Soft plastics, suspending twitch baits, and topwater plugs are commonly used to mimic baitfish and elicit strikes from speckled trout. Anglers often vary their retrieve speeds and lure presentations to find what triggers the most bites from speckled trout in different conditions. Additionally, anglers should pay attention to factors such as water clarity, tidal movements, and weather conditions when selecting and presenting artificial lures for speckled trout.

Patience, observation, and adaptability are key when targeting speckled trout in Galveston. Anglers should be prepared to experiment with different techniques, adjust their strategies based on changing conditions, and move to different fishing spots as needed to find active fish. By honing their skills and staying attuned to the nuances of speckled trout behavior, anglers can increase their chances of success and enjoy the thrill of hooking into these prized catches in the waters of Galveston.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

In Galveston, anglers have a plethora of other species to target aside from speckled trout, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing experience. One popular catch among anglers is the redfish, also known as red drum, which thrives in the shallow waters of Galveston Bay and surrounding estuaries. These powerful fish are known for their aggressive strikes and spirited fights, making them a favorite among both novice and experienced anglers alike. Redfish can be targeted using a variety of techniques, including bait fishing with live or cut bait, as well as casting with artificial lures such as spoons, soft plastics, and topwater plugs.

Another prized species in Galveston is the black drum, which shares similar habitats with speckled trout and redfish but tends to inhabit slightly deeper waters. Black drum are renowned for their firm, white flesh and mild flavor, making them a favorite among seafood enthusiasts. Anglers targeting black drum often use a combination of live bait and artificial lures to entice strikes from these bottom-dwelling fish. Whether fishing from shore or boat, black drum provide an exciting challenge for anglers seeking to explore the rich waters of Galveston.

Additionally, Galveston offers opportunities to target offshore species such as king mackerel, cobia, and tarpon, known for their speed, strength, and acrobatic leaps. These larger game fish provide thrilling battles for anglers willing to venture into deeper waters or fish from piers and jetties. Whether targeting inshore favorites like redfish and black drum or venturing offshore for larger game fish, Galveston's diverse fishery ensures there's always something biting for anglers of all skill levels to enjoy.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Very professional service. Meghan coordinated every detail and captain Burke was a great captain and got us on fish.

    Thomas O. with Meghan B. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Super friendly guide who worked his tail off for us.

    Shawn C. with Lg B. of Texas City, 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

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time on this Trip, the captain and crew were 10/10.

    John A. with Houston F. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Thank you, We had a great time.Guide was very courteous and very attentive to my 82 year old dad needs to make sure was safe and he had an amazing time.

    Shanon B. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time fishing with Captain Saul. He and Douglas put us on the fish and hustled their tails off to make sure we were Killin it . We landed some monster Black drum and alot of 18" Sheepshead. Got these guys from Captain Dan's number saved in my phone for next time.Would recommend to anyone looking for a quality outing , catching fish.

    George P. with Dan G. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Didn't catch no fish but I did enjoy it myself and I appreciate the God. Happiness, thank you. I will try again.

    Kevin C. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Loved it! It was a little slow since it was cold but Cory and Hunter made it entertaining!

    Leslie H. with Houston F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    What awesome trip!!Mike is one of the best guides I have fished with! So helpful and knowledgeable! I can not go wrong fishing with him!

    Danny C. with Mike C. of Baytown, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Good went fishing for what I wanted to catch my luck was not so good but my boys did good

    Raymond P. with Ralph F. of Galveston, Texas

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