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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Deep Sea Adventure

67% (3)
36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekend

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekday

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

12 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

48 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

10 Hr Blue Water 31 Ft

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Most Popular Types of Vermillion Snapper Trips in Galveston

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Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for 10 Hr Blue Water 31 Ft in Freeport

NO FUEL CHARGE and FISH CLEANING INCLUDED. Bluewater fishing out to 45 miles is our most popular trip. 10hr trip targets all the species available on our 6 and 8hr trips (Snapper, Kingfish, etc.), but the extra time allows us to venture farther from shore and target deep water species and fish surface structures like weedlines, shrimp boats, or buoys when available. This trip provides additional fishing time and a better opportunity to fill limits, catch additional species, and upgrade to larger fish. NO SHARKS ALLOWED ON BOARD. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

10 Hr Blue Water 31 Ft

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 48 Hour Deep Sea 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. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

48 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 12 Hour Deep Sea in Galveston

This trip utilizes many different techniques of fishing (bottom fishing/trolling/jigging) and targets multiple varieties of species. Great for the beginner or expert fisherman. Targeted species include different varietys of snapper (red snapper seasonal), grouper, mahi, cobia, amberjack (seasonal) and more. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

12 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekday in Galveston

Climb aboard and explore the deeper waters of Galveston Bay! On this 5 hour trip, you can expect to fish within the bays and jetties surrounding Galveston. Captain Bobby has an eye for black drum, so don’t be surprised when the fish bite! In addition to black drum, you could catch shark, flounder, jack crevalle, king mackerel, ladyfish, mangrove snapper, and many more species of fish. The trip can host up to 6 people and is for anglers of all skill levels. Captain Bobby's 40’ sportfisher cuts through the surf making for a smoother and quicker ride out. Captain Bobby requires you to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp. You can also bring food and drink of your choice on board (no glass). You can also purchase live bait for an additional fee. Get out there and have a blast! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekday

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekend in Galveston

Climb aboard and explore the deeper waters of Galveston Bay! On this 5 hour trip, you can expect to fish within the bays and jetties surrounding Galveston. Captain Bobby has an eye for black drum, so don’t be surprised when the fish bite! In addition to black drum, you could catch shark, flounder, jack crevalle, king mackerel, ladyfish, mangrove snapper, and many more species of fish. The trip can host up to 6 people and is for anglers of all skill levels. Captain Bobby's 40’ sportfisher cuts through the surf making for a smoother and quicker ride out. Captain Bobby requires you to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp. You can also bring food and drink of your choice on board (no glass). You can also purchase live bait for an additional fee. Get out there and have a blast! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekend

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Deep Sea Adventure in Galveston

Hit the water with Captain Jason and fish the deep waters off the coast of Galveston! Expect to target kingfish, sharks, snapper, mahi-mahi, and tripletail on your 8-hour action-packed adventure. Captain Jason is eager to entertain any level of fisherman and enjoys showing the ropes to newcomers. Take his advice and he’ll lead you to where the fish are biting. The trip can host up to 6 people, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain Jason will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, and ice. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp for those over 16 years of age and food and drinks of your choice. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Deep Sea Adventure

67% (3)
36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Houston
Fishing in Houston
Fishing in Houston
trip description for Inshore Special in Houston

Hit the water with Captain Joey for an amazing day of inshore fishing! Expect to target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and some Black Drum on your 5-hour (a half-day) or 8-hour (a full day) trip. The trip can host up to 4 people. Captain Joey requires you to bring a Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp and recommends that you bring sunscreen and sunglasses. He’ll take care of the rest. Captain Joey will provide rods and reels, artificial lures, and a cooler with ice and drinks. Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Joey! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Houston

Inshore Special

100% (1)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Bay Trip - 25' Boston Whaler in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Bay Trip - 25' Boston Whaler

100% (4)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Texas City Jetty Trip in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas City Jetty Trip

100% (1)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Texas City Shark Trip in Texas City

Explore the magnificent waters out of Texas City, and have an amazing fishing adventure with Captain LG! Captain LG knows just where to go and what to do to catch the tarpon that live nearshore in the Gulf. His 25’ Boston Whaler center console boasts a comfortable ride and plenty of dry storage on board. It can accommodate 3 anglers for these trips. For this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) adventure, all you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license with a saltwater stamp, snacks and drinks (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain LG will provide you with quality rods and reels, artificial baits and lures, reimbursement for live bait, and fish processing after the trip. Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Have a fun morning, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain LG! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas City Shark Trip

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for West Bay Trip in Galveston

Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Jesse will be by your side throughout your 6-hour adventure in Galveston Bay. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum using live bait (live shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Jesse know and he will accommodate! For these trips, Captain Jesse uses his 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Captain Jesse is also passionate about teaching little ones the ropes, so this trip is great for families! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Captain Jesse will provide all of the rods, reels, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost. Have a fun morning or a relaxing afternoon, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain Jesse! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

West Bay Trip

100% (2)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Baytown
Fishing in Baytown
Fishing in Baytown
trip description for Upper Galveston Bay Trip in Baytown

Come on down to Galveston, Texas and enjoy a fishing escapade to remember! Captain Jesse will be by your side throughout your 6-hour adventure in Galveston Bay. He’ll help you target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum using live bait (live shrimp and croaker) and artificial bait. You may purchase live bait for an additional price. If you would like to wade fish, let Captain Jesse know and he will accommodate! For these trips, Captain Jesse uses his 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Captain Jesse is also passionate about teaching little ones the ropes, so this trip is great for families! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. His business will provide all of the rods, reels, and lures. They will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost. Have a fun morning or a relaxing afternoon, learn a new technique, and master your cast with Captain Jesse! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Baytown

Upper Galveston Bay Trip

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

22' Whaler Inshore

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for 22' Whaler Inshore - Texas City in Texas City

Come on down to Texas City and make some memories with Captain Vincent! Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasoned professional, this trip is for you. Captain Vincent knows just where to go and what to do to catch the Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout that live inshore. For these 6-hour (half-day) and 8-hour (full day) trips, Capt. Vincent uses his 22’ Boston Whaler center console, which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp as well as any food and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Vincent will provide all rods and reels (you may bring your own if you’d like), as well as artificial bait. Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out on a fishing adventure to remember! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

22' Whaler Inshore - Texas City

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Inshore Trip in Galveston

Adventure through the West Bay, East Bay, and Trinity Bay with Captain Ralph, a highly touted guide with 40+ years of fishing experience! Stay on the lookout for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder, three of Texas’ most sought-after game fish. You can choose between a 4, 6, and 8-hour trip, depending on how much fishing you want to do in one day. It should be smooth sailing as you navigate the bays in search of the rock piles and jetties where you can find these delicious inshore fish. Captain Ralph can fit up to 6 people on the spacious deck of his 26' center console, so bring your family and friends along for the adventure. The vessel is powered by a 350hp Suzuki engine, which will speed you around the bay complex. You will be fishing with light tackle and live bait stored in the live bait well. There is also a cooler on board where you can store your catch during the trip. You should bring a cooler in your car though to keep the fish fresh on the drive home. Besides a cooler, all you need to bring are some snacks, a valid Texas fishing license, and some good company! Captain Ralph provides all the rods, reels, live bait, and tackle. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and check the weather in the days before your trip. A hat and sunblock are always a good idea, so you don't get too crispy out on the water. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Inshore Trip

100% (12)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Bay and Jetty Fishing in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael to fish the jetties of Galveston Bay! The Jetties are home to a variety of fish species, including red and black drum, flounder, speckled trout, king mackerel, and tripletail, giving you the unique experience of catching offshore fish inshore. You can choose to be out on the water for 4 hours (a half-day) or 6 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. These trips host up to six people. Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, some snacks, and some good company! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay And Jetty Fishing

100% (2)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Shark and Bull Drum Trip in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael on an action-packed adventure along the jetties of Galveston Bay! During the hot months of the summer, sharks and bull drum like to roam around the jetties. Shark species include spinner sharks, bull sharks, and many more. These two species in particular can exceed 6 feet in length! You can choose to be out on the water for 4 hours (a half-day) or 6 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. These trips host up to 6 people. Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, sunscreen, as well as some food and drinks. You might want to stretch a little before the trip - it’s not uncommon to reel in lots of big fish with Captain Michael. Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Shark And Bull Drum Trip

100% (1)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for State Water Slam in Galveston

Embark on an action-packed adventure to near-shore rigs and wrecks with Captain Michael to target monster bull drum, ling, and king fish! You can choose to be out on the water for 4 hours (a half-day) or 6 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. These trips host up to 6 people. Captain Michael will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle. All you need to bring is a Texas saltwater fishing license for those over 16 years of age, sunscreen, as well as some food and drinks. Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and just have fun fishing. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

State Water Slam

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Galveston vermillion snapper fishing charter

What are the best vermillion snapper fishing charters in Galveston?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 7 vermillion snapper trips in Galveston, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea Adventure guided by Jason, Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekend guided by Houston, and Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekday guided by Houston.

Our guides in Galveston are rated a 4.33 out of 5 based on 2528 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.

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

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

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

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

How much do Galveston vermillion snapper fishing charters cost?

for vermillion snapper in Galveston prices can range anywhere from an affordable $700 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for vermillion snapper in Galveston is $850. The average price for a full day trip for vermillion snapper in Galveston is $3,137.

What month is best for vermillion snapper fishing in Galveston?

The most popular season for vermillion snapper fishing in Galveston is summer, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

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

In the rich waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas, vermillion snapper, also known as beeliner or mingo, offer anglers an enticing opportunity for a rewarding catch. These vibrant red fish, with their distinctive pinkish-orange fins and large eyes, inhabit a variety of habitats, including reefs, wrecks, and rocky outcroppings in the Gulf of Mexico. Anglers targeting vermillion snapper in Galveston can expect thrilling battles and delicious rewards, as these fish are not only prized for their fighting ability but also for their succulent, sweet-tasting flesh.

During the warmer months, vermillion snapper are commonly found in shallower waters, making them accessible to anglers fishing from boats or even from shore in certain areas. However, as temperatures cool, they often migrate to deeper offshore waters, requiring anglers to venture farther from the coast in search of these delectable fish. Bottom fishing with natural baits such as squid, shrimp, or small fish is a popular technique for targeting vermillion snapper in Galveston, as they are known to feed near the ocean floor, particularly around structure-rich environments.

For anglers in Galveston, landing a haul of vermillion snapper not only provides a satisfying angling experience but also offers the opportunity for a delicious seafood feast. Whether grilled, baked, or fried, vermillion snapper's firm, white flesh is prized for its mild flavor and versatility in the kitchen. From family gatherings to culinary adventures, the presence of vermillion snapper in the waters off Galveston adds to the rich tapestry of fishing experiences and culinary delights that this vibrant coastal community has to offer.

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

In Galveston, Texas, the vermillion snapper seasons bring a wave of excitement for anglers eager to reel in these prized fish. The vermillion snapper, known for its vibrant red coloration and delectable flavor, follows a seasonal pattern influenced by water temperature and migration patterns. Typically, vermillion snapper are more abundant in the warmer months, with their peak season extending from late spring through summer. During this time, these fish are commonly found inhabiting nearshore reefs, wrecks, and rocky structures, offering anglers ample opportunities for successful catches within reachable distances from the coast.

As the seasons transition and water temperatures begin to cool, vermillion snapper may migrate to deeper offshore waters in search of ideal feeding grounds. This shift in habitat can require anglers to adapt their fishing techniques and venture farther offshore to locate vermillion snapper concentrations. Despite the change in location, diligent anglers can still find success targeting vermillion snapper well into the fall months, albeit with potentially longer journeys offshore to reach their preferred habitats.

During the winter months, vermillion snapper populations in Galveston may become less abundant in nearshore waters as they retreat to deeper, warmer waters offshore. However, for anglers willing to brave the elements and venture into deeper offshore areas, opportunities to catch vermillion snapper persist year-round. Whether casting from a boat or dropping lines near submerged structures, anglers in Galveston can capitalize on the vermillion snapper's seasonal movements to enjoy thrilling fishing experiences and savory rewards throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching vermillion snapper in Galveston?

In Galveston, Texas, targeting vermillion snapper requires anglers to employ specialized fishing techniques tailored to the habits and habitats of these prized fish. One effective technique for catching vermillion snapper in Galveston is bottom fishing using natural baits such as squid, shrimp, or small fish. Anglers often anchor near reefs, wrecks, or other submerged structures where vermillion snapper congregate, allowing them to present their baits directly to the fish. By dropping their rigs to the ocean floor and keeping a close eye on their rods for subtle bites, anglers can successfully hook into these elusive fish.

Another popular technique for vermillion snapper fishing in Galveston is jigging. Anglers use specialized jigs, often tipped with bait or equipped with colorful soft plastic trailers, to mimic the movement of prey fish. Jigging allows anglers to cover a wide area and target vermillion snapper at various depths, making it an effective technique for both nearshore and offshore fishing. By employing a rhythmic jigging motion and varying the depth of their presentations, anglers can entice vermillion snapper to strike and reel in their catches with precision.

In addition to bottom fishing and jigging, anglers in Galveston can also target vermillion snapper using live bait rigs or Carolina rigs. Live baits such as small fish or squid can be presented near the bottom or suspended at mid-depths to attract the attention of hungry vermillion snapper. Carolina rigs, consisting of a sliding sinker and leader with a hook, allow anglers to present their baits in a natural and enticing manner. Whether fishing from a boat, pier, or shore, mastering these vermillion snapper fishing techniques in Galveston can lead to thrilling angling adventures and rewarding catches for fishermen of all skill levels.

What other species are popular in Galveston?

While vermillion snapper are a sought-after species in Galveston, Texas, the waters surrounding this coastal city offer a diverse range of other fish species for anglers to target. Among the most prized catches are redfish, also known as red drum, which inhabit the shallow flats, marshes, and estuaries of the Galveston Bay system. Renowned for their strength and fighting ability, redfish provide anglers with thrilling battles and memorable catches throughout the year. Anglers often use a variety of techniques such as sight fishing, baitcasting, and fly fishing to target these prized sportfish in the productive waters of Galveston.

Another popular species to pursue in Galveston is speckled trout, a favorite among both recreational and tournament anglers. Speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout, inhabit the bayous, channels, and grass flats of Galveston Bay, offering anglers a challenging and rewarding fishing experience. These elusive fish are known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights, making them a prized catch for anglers of all skill levels. Whether fishing with live bait, artificial lures, or fly tackle, anglers in Galveston can enjoy productive speckled trout fishing throughout the year, particularly during the cooler months.

In addition to redfish and speckled trout, Galveston offers opportunities to target a variety of other species depending on the season and location. Flounder, sheepshead, black drum, and Spanish mackerel are among the many catches that anglers may encounter while fishing in the diverse coastal ecosystem of Galveston. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, pier, or shoreline, anglers in Galveston are sure to find a wide range of species to target and enjoy memorable fishing experiences in this vibrant coastal destination.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    we had a great time who was great captain was even better than took us to all the fish were made at home made us feel comfortable. Really appreciate the trip.

    Gerald Y. with Brandon M. of Galveston, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip, Capt Jonathan made the experience really special for my son and I!

    Greg A. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Steve is the best. Knows so much about fishing in general and the area in specific. We didn’t catch many today but we had an excellent experience anyway. Can’t wait to head out with him again.

    Calvin S. with Brandon M. 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

  • ★★★★★
    5 stars for sure. Reggie was a pro. He put us on fish even when the weather messed up the conditions. I’d recommend Captain Reggie to anyone looking for a great fishing experience.

    Joe W. with Reggie R. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Doug? did a great job. started of slow, but we found what we were looking for. My son in law and grandkids got to catch some large black drum, I got to use my redfish tag. would recommend the trip and will do it again when we come back. Scott

    Scott D. with Chris 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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