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trip description for Good Times in the Bay in Hitchcock

Get out and explore the Galveston Bay Complex during this fishing trip. Captain Mike will guide you to the best fishing spots in the area, particularly in and around the jetties/channels. Be sure to allow an extra hour for traveling, cleaning and loading/unloading the boat cause you'll be casting for the whole six hours. 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! Captain Mike's 24' Sea Hunt comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! He brings all the finest rods, reels, tackle, bait, and knowledge so all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license! Read More

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Good Times In The Bay

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trip description for Reel Thrills in the Bay in Hitchcock

Want to get a quick fishing trip in during your visit to Galveston? Look no further than this half day expedition. There are numerous starting times, so you can choose to do it in the morning or afternoon. Be sure to allow an extra hour for traveling, cleaning and loading/unloading the boat cause you'll be fishing for the full 4 hours you're out there! Our 24' Sea Hunt center console 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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Reel Thrills In The Bay

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trip description for Family Fun Fishin' in Hitchcock

This afternoon outing is designed to be a more relaxing fishing trip, making it perfect for the family. You will have the opportunity to spend the full four hours cramming in as much fishing as possible, so hopefully you'll reel in some big ones! The 25' twin engine boat comfortably fits 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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trip description for Harborwalk 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 Our Captains 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 25' twin 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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trip description for Overnight Bluewater Tuna Trip in Hitchcock

If you are looking for the most epic and complete fishing adventure, it doesn't get much better than a Galveston overnight tuna trip! Travel out to the open blue waters 70 to 100 miles offshore. When you aren't fishing you can lay down and let the waves put you to sleep. Experience some of the best tuna fishing around the continental United States as well as the freedom of being out at sea. The 39' triple engine boat comfortably sits you and 5 others and has plenty of shade to save you on the hotter days. It also has a bathroom and kitchen area making it suitable for an overnight trip like this one. Enjoy it as you journey out to the deep blue sea and haul in some trophy size fish. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience and book a trip today! Captain Mike’s 39’ Contender comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! He brings all the finest rods, reels, tackle, bait, and knowledge so all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license! Read More

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trip description for Shark and Red trips in Hitchcock

This trip is designed for those seeking a little extra adrenaline while out on the water. Nothing puts up a bigger fight than some fully grown sharks, so see if you have what it takes to bring 'em in. You'll spend 6 hours on the water, so allow an extra hour for fish cleaning and loading/unloading. Along with sharks you will have the opportunity to catch some other highly desired species like Reds and jacks. Take a look above to see some more specific examples. The 25' twin 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! Captain Mike's 25' Grady White comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! He brings all the finest rods, reels, tackle, bait, and knowledge so all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks and drinks, and your Texas fishing license! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock blacktip shark fishing charter

What are the best blacktip shark fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 85 blacktip shark trips in Hitchcock, and the most popular trips in the area are 39' State Water Offshore Trip guided by Mike, Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Mike, and Texas Close Offshore Trip guided by Mike.

Our guides in Hitchcock are rated a 4.88 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 Blacktip Shark charter include Galveston, Baytown and Texas City.

Looking for kid friendly blacktip shark guides / fishing lessons in Hitchcock? Check out our beginner and family friendly blacktip shark guides in Hitchcock.

What types of blacktip shark fishing charters are common in Hitchcock?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blacktip shark in Hitchcock as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

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

How much do Hitchcock blacktip shark fishing charters cost?

for blacktip shark in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $2,250, but the average price for a half day trip for blacktip shark in Hitchcock is $881. The average price for a full day trip for blacktip shark in Hitchcock is $1,486.

What month is best for blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock?

The most popular season for blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock is summer, and most anglers book their trips 9 days in advance.

Do I need a Hitchcock fishing license for blacktip shark and what are the bag limits for blacktip shark in Hitchcock?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Hitchcock, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Hitchcock. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Hitchcock.

What is blacktip shark in Hitchcock all about?

In Hitchcock, Texas, anglers have the opportunity to encounter one of the most formidable predators of the ocean: the blacktip shark. Known for their sleek, powerful bodies and distinctive black-tipped fins, blacktip sharks are a prized catch among fishermen seeking thrilling battles and memorable experiences on the water. These apex predators frequent the waters off Hitchcock, particularly during the warmer months, making them an exciting target for anglers looking for a challenge.

Blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock typically ramps up during the spring and summer months, when these predators migrate closer to shore in search of prey. Anglers often target blacktip sharks from boats or piers using a variety of techniques, including bait fishing, trolling, or even casting with artificial lures. Live or cut bait such as mullet, menhaden, or even chunks of fish are commonly used to entice strikes from these voracious predators.

Once hooked, blacktip sharks put up an intense fight, testing the angler's strength and skill as they attempt to escape. With their powerful runs and acrobatic leaps, blacktip sharks provide anglers with an adrenaline-pumping battle that can last for hours. Experienced anglers know the importance of proper tackle and technique when targeting blacktip sharks, as these formidable predators require careful handling to ensure a successful catch-and-release. Whether it's the thrill of the chase or the satisfaction of landing a trophy-sized shark, blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock offers anglers an unforgettable experience unlike any other.

What are the most popular months to fish for blacktip shark in Hitchcock?

In Hitchcock, Texas, the arrival of warmer weather marks the beginning of blacktip shark season, an exciting time for anglers eager to test their skills against these formidable predators. Blacktip shark season typically starts in late spring and extends through the summer months, coinciding with their migration closer to shore in search of prey. During this time, anglers flock to the coastal waters of Hitchcock, armed with specialized gear and a sense of adventure, ready to target these powerful and elusive sharks.

The peak of blacktip shark season in Hitchcock occurs during the summer months, when water temperatures rise and baitfish become abundant along the coast. Anglers often target blacktip sharks from boats or piers using a variety of techniques, including bait fishing, trolling, or casting with artificial lures. Live or cut bait such as mullet, menhaden, or chunks of fish are commonly used to entice strikes from these voracious predators. Anglers must remain vigilant and attentive to their lines, as blacktip sharks are known for their aggressive strikes and powerful runs once hooked.

As the summer months give way to fall, blacktip shark season in Hitchcock gradually winds down. Cooler temperatures and changing ocean currents prompt blacktip sharks to begin their migration southward, leading to fewer opportunities for anglers to target these prized gamefish. However, dedicated anglers who time their trips carefully can still encounter blacktip sharks well into the autumn months, particularly during periods of favorable weather conditions. Despite the changing seasons, the allure of blacktip shark season in Hitchcock remains strong, drawing anglers back year after year in search of the ultimate offshore adventure.

What techniques are popular for catching blacktip shark in Hitchcock?

Blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock, Texas, requires a combination of strategy, skill, and patience to successfully hook into these powerful predators. Anglers typically employ a variety of techniques tailored to the habits and behaviors of blacktip sharks. One common approach is bait fishing, where anglers deploy a variety of live or cut bait such as mullet, menhaden, or chunks of fish to entice strikes from blacktip sharks. Bait fishing can be done from boats or piers, with anglers casting their lines into areas where blacktip sharks are known to frequent.

Another effective technique for blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock is trolling. Anglers trail a spread of baitfish or artificial lures behind the boat while cruising the coastal waters in search of active feeding grounds. Trolling allows anglers to cover a large area of water and present their baits at various depths, increasing their chances of encountering blacktip sharks. Speed and lure selection are crucial factors in successful trolling for blacktip sharks, with anglers often adjusting their tactics based on water conditions and the behavior of the sharks.

Once a blacktip shark is hooked, anglers must be prepared for a thrilling battle. Blacktip sharks are known for their strength and agility, putting up fierce fights characterized by powerful runs and acrobatic leaps. Anglers must carefully manage their tackle and apply steady pressure to tire out the shark and bring it to the boat for release. Experienced captains and crews play a crucial role in guiding anglers through the fight, providing expert advice and assistance to ensure a successful catch-and-release. With their combination of power and ferocity, blacktip shark fishing in Hitchcock offers anglers an exhilarating and memorable experience on the water.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

While blacktip sharks may dominate the offshore waters of Hitchcock, Texas, anglers have a diverse array of other species to pursue for thrilling fishing experiences. One popular target is the prized mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphin fish. These colorful and acrobatic fish are abundant in offshore waters, often found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures where they hunt for smaller prey fish. Anglers targeting mahi-mahi commonly use trolling with colorful lures or live bait fishing with squid or small fish to entice strikes from these fast-swimming predators.

Another sought-after species in Hitchcock's waters is the powerful yellowfin tuna. These muscular fish are known for their strength and endurance, providing anglers with intense battles that test both angler and tackle. Yellowfin tuna are commonly found around offshore oil rigs, deepwater structures, and seamounts where they prey on baitfish and squid. Anglers targeting yellowfin tuna commonly use trolling with skirted lures, chunking with natural baits, or even live bait fishing to entice strikes from these formidable predators.

For anglers looking to stay closer to shore, Hitchcock offers excellent opportunities for targeting a variety of bottom-dwelling species such as grouper, snapper, and amberjack. These hard-fighting fish can often be found around offshore reefs, wrecks, and oil platforms, where they lurk in search of food. Bottom fishing with live or cut bait is a popular technique for targeting these species, with anglers dropping their baits to the bottom and waiting for a bite. Whether offshore chasing pelagic species like mahi-mahi and yellowfin tuna or bottom fishing for reef dwellers, Hitchcock provides anglers with a diverse and rewarding fishing experience throughout the year.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing time with Captain Steve and Chris. They were very knowledgeable about the areas and where good spots to fish were. We visited several different spots inshore and caught tons of fish! They were absolutely incredible when it came to showing us how to use the fishing poles, bait the hooks and helping us once we caught the fish. If we had any questions/issues with the poles, they helped us out. My family and I had an incredible time with them and were surprised at how much we caught! Captain Steve even cleaned the fish for us and bagged up the fillets so we did not need to worry about that. All around great time and my family is already talking about taking another trip out with them later this year.

    Nicholas Y. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jonathan was awesome! Very honest and upfront about weather conditions and what fish to expect to catch. Captain was very friendly and helpful! When fish weren’t bitting, captain was Johnny on the spot to get us to a new spot in order to catch fish. We had a great time on our 6 hour trip and came back with plenty to eat! We would recommend Captain Johnathan 10 times out of 10!

    Hunter E. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    We had a really great time with CJ. It was a fun experience and we can’t wait to go back. It’s also very helpful that they cut up the fish for you to take home!

    Amanda D. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    John A. with Houston F. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Capt CJ was AMAZING! He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time and were on top of fish. He was patient with us and such an expert in answering all of our questions! We all had a wonderful time and are planning our next trip!

    Jami F. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Corey was absolutely amazing! We had fun caught several red fish, he is the best with kids big and small. We will back in the near future to fish with Captain Corey again.

    Andrea H. with Corey B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Cory put us on fish!!! Although the action started out slow, Capt Cory worked until he found fish. Once found, the action was non-stop and very chaotic at times, which gets the heart pumping and makes you realize you are alive. As chaotic & exciting as is was, we never lost a single fish that was brought to the boat. Two thumbs up to Capt Cory for providing this father&son a fishing trip to remember. 5 STAR CAPTAIN

    Mark B. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with captain Steve!

    Bradley T. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time with captain Jonathan! I would definitely book with them again!

    Brandon with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a wonderful time and good fishing. Captain was great will go again with him. Thanks for the experience.

    Michael J. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

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