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Galveston Inshore Trip

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Good Times In The Bay

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Reel Thrills In The Bay

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Shark Thrills & More

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Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Bull Reds and Shark Trip in Freeport

Climb aboard our 32' Twin Vee Catamaran and enjoy the amazing deep-sea experience. Known for its close proximity to deep water, Freeport Tx is the perfect place to start your trip. The 32' Twin Vee cuts through the surf making for a smoother and more comfortable ride out to the fishing spot. This trip targets Bull Red, Sharks, and Spanish Mackerel. Oct-May a typical trip runs a few miles offshore to get into the Big bull reds. Depending on conditions they can also be on the beach front and jetty areas too. This trip is perfect for just about everyone. Whether you’re male, female, young or old, doesn’t matter we will provide all the equipment, bait, ice for your catch and anything else within his power to make sure you have a fun, successful, and safe trip. So all you need to bring is your sunglasses, sunscreen, and Texas fishing license and we will take care of the rest! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Bull Reds And Shark Trip

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Bolivar Peninsula
Fishing in Bolivar Peninsula
Fishing in Bolivar Peninsula

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Bolivar Peninsula

Beach Shark Fishing

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1 - 5 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 $$
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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 Big Shark Hunt offshore in Galveston

Climb aboard with our Captain and get ready for an action-packed day of shark fishing! Captain is known for reelin’ in some big sharks - sometimes exceeding 10 feet in length - so make sure you get a good stretch in before coming out. These trips have a range of up to 35 miles one way. Expect to target Black Tip, Spinner, Sand Bar, Bull, Fine Tooth, Black Nose, Dusky, Tiger, and Nurse sharks. These 8-hour adventures can host up to 6 people and are for anglers with more experience, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain 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 ready for a monster day of fishing with our Captain! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Big Shark Hunt Offshore

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for State Water Adventure in Freeport

Head out to Freeport, Texas if you’re in for a true fishing adventure and pay a visit to Captain Rodney. Captain Rodney will show you various reefs and wrecks, all brimming with quality fish and surrounded by beautiful nature. Fishing in this nearshore zone with Captain Rodney is a great trip for anyone who hasn’t been offshore fishing and wants to wet their feet, but also great for the experienced fisherman who doesn't want to be pounded by the surf that hauling 50 miles out demands! Captain Rodney's crew will help you chase Trophy Bull Red (Red Drum), Shark, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Red Snapper (seasonally), Catfish, and more, depending on the time of year. You might even get a surprise and catch a Ling or a Mahi Mahi. For these 5-hour trips, Captain Rodney uses his 27’ Center Console which provides a truly great fishing experience! These trips are great for families - Captain Rodney loves teaching little ones about the various species that call the Gulf of Mexico home. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license as well as snacks and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Rodney will provide the rest - rods, reels, tackle, and an icebox for your day’s catch. Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Rodney! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

State Water Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock bull shark fishing charter

What are the best bull shark fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 45 bull shark trips in Hitchcock, and the most popular trips in the area are Galveston Inshore Trip guided by Mike, Good Times in the Bay guided by Mike, and Reel Thrills in the Bay guided by Mike.

Our guides in Hitchcock are rated a 4.73 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 Bull Shark charter include Galveston, San Leon and Texas City.

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

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

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

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

How much do Hitchcock bull shark fishing charters cost?

for bull shark in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $1,633, but the average price for a half day trip for bull shark in Hitchcock is $747. The average price for a full day trip for bull shark in Hitchcock is $1,207.

What month is best for bull shark fishing in Hitchcock?

The most popular season for bull shark fishing in Hitchcock is summer, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.

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

Bull sharks are formidable predators that inhabit the waters around Hitchcock, Texas, adding to the diverse marine ecosystem of the area. These sharks are characterized by their stout bodies, broad snouts, and aggressive behavior, making them one of the most feared shark species. Bull sharks are known for their ability to thrive in both freshwater and saltwater environments, allowing them to inhabit a wide range of habitats, including estuaries, bays, and nearshore waters. While encounters with bull sharks in Hitchcock's waters are relatively rare, they occasionally venture into the area in search of prey.

Fishing for bull sharks in Hitchcock presents a unique challenge due to the size and strength of these powerful predators. Anglers targeting bull sharks typically use heavy-duty tackle, including large reels spooled with thick braided line and sturdy rods capable of handling the strength of these sharks. Live bait, such as mullet, bonito, or stingray, rigged on heavy-duty tackle with wire leaders, is often used to entice bull sharks to bite. Anglers may deploy baits from boats anchored in areas where bull sharks are known to frequent, such as near offshore reefs, jetties, or inlets.

While catching a bull shark is a thrilling experience, it's important for anglers to exercise caution and practice responsible catch-and-release techniques to ensure the shark's well-being. Bull sharks are apex predators vital to the health of marine ecosystems, and efforts should be made to minimize stress and harm to these magnificent creatures. By respecting these apex predators and the environment they inhabit, anglers in Hitchcock can enjoy memorable encounters with bull sharks while contributing to the conservation of these important marine species.

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

In Hitchcock, Texas, the presence and activity of bull sharks follow seasonal patterns influenced by factors such as water temperature, prey availability, and migration patterns. While bull sharks are not typically considered a common species in the area, they may be encountered sporadically throughout the year. However, sightings and encounters with bull sharks are more likely during the warmer months of the year, typically from late spring through early fall. During this time, water temperatures rise, and baitfish populations increase, attracting bull sharks to nearshore and offshore waters along the Texas coast.

Spring and summer are considered prime seasons for potential encounters with bull sharks in Hitchcock, as these periods coincide with increased shark activity and migration patterns. While the exact timing and frequency of bull shark sightings can vary, anglers and beachgoers may have better luck spotting these elusive predators during these warmer months. Bull sharks are known to follow prey concentrations and may be drawn to areas where baitfish are abundant, such as around offshore reefs, jetties, and oil rigs.

While bull sharks may be present in Hitchcock's waters throughout the year, understanding their seasonal movements and behavior can help increase the chances of encountering these fascinating creatures. While sightings of bull sharks are relatively rare, anglers and beachgoers in Hitchcock can keep a lookout for signs of shark activity, such as fin sightings or baitfish jumping, particularly during the warmer months when shark activity may be heightened. By being aware of the seasonal patterns and preferences of bull sharks, enthusiasts can enhance their chances of witnessing these majestic predators in the waters off Hitchcock.

What techniques are popular for catching bull shark in Hitchcock?

Fishing for bull sharks in Hitchcock, Texas, demands specialized techniques and gear due to the size and strength of these formidable predators. One of the most common methods for targeting bull sharks is surf fishing from the shoreline. Anglers often use heavy-duty surf rods paired with large reels spooled with thick braided line to handle the power of these sharks. Live or cut bait, such as mullet, bonito, or stingray, rigged on wire leaders, is typically cast out into the surf and left to sit on the bottom. Patience is key, as bull sharks are known to patrol nearshore waters in search of prey, and anglers must be prepared for explosive strikes.

Another effective technique for targeting bull sharks in Hitchcock is kayak fishing. Anglers launch from the shore or a nearby boat ramp and paddle out to areas where bull sharks are known to frequent, such as nearshore reefs, jetties, or inlets. Once in position, anglers deploy live or cut bait using heavy-duty tackle, similar to surf fishing techniques. Kayak fishing allows anglers to access deeper water and cover a larger area, increasing their chances of encountering bull sharks.

Chumming is also a popular tactic for attracting bull sharks in Hitchcock's waters. Anglers create a chum slick by dispersing chunks of fish or other bait into the water, which can attract bull sharks from a distance. Once the sharks are drawn to the area, anglers deploy baits or lures to entice them to bite. Chumming can be particularly effective when fishing from a stationary position, such as from a boat anchored near offshore structures. By employing these specialized techniques, anglers in Hitchcock can increase their chances of hooking into bull sharks and enjoying thrilling fishing experiences offshore.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

Aside from bull sharks, Hitchcock, Texas, offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One popular catch in these waters is the red snapper, prized for its delicious flesh and challenging fights. These vibrant red fish inhabit offshore reefs, wrecks, and oil rigs, where they feed on a variety of prey including small fish and crustaceans. Using live bait such as cigar minnows or cut bait, as well as artificial lures like jigs and soft plastics, anglers can enjoy the thrill of hooking into these prized sportfish during the open seasons.

Another sought-after species in Hitchcock is the kingfish, also known as king mackerel, valued for its fast runs and aggressive strikes. These sleek and powerful fish can be found in nearshore and offshore waters along the Texas coast, particularly around oil rigs, jetties, and reefs. Anglers often target kingfish using a variety of techniques, including trolling with live bait or artificial lures, drifting with dead bait, or casting with lures from boats or piers. Live bait such as cigar minnows or threadfin herring, as well as artificial lures like spoons, plugs, and ribbonfish rigs, are effective in enticing kingfish to bite.

Hitchcock's waters are also home to a variety of other species including grouper, snapper, mahi-mahi, and wahoo, offering anglers a diverse range of fishing opportunities offshore. Whether fishing from a boat, charter, or kayak, anglers can enjoy targeting these species in the pristine waters surrounding Hitchcock. With its abundance of marine life and picturesque coastal scenery, Hitchcock remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling fishing experiences along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    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. Started on time, stayed out past end time! CPT Jeb is personable, knowledgeable, and professional. Although we didn’t limit out, CPT Jeb kept the hooks baited and wet giving us the best opportunity at fighting the big bull reds!

    Kevin M. with Derwyn B. of Freeport, 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 trip with captain Steve!

    Bradley T. with Brandon M. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Darrell was friendly, patient and knowledgeable regarding the Galveston waters. This was the first saltwater fishing experience for my 11-year-old son. Darrell was great working with him and made both of us feel welcomed and comfortable.

    John M. with Darrell H. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jetty Jesus Jon was great, taught my son and his friends the importance of patience and in return we got blessed with HUGE fish and great stories to go with the filets!! Thank you so much….

    David F. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time for the family. Capt Derek put us on fish early and we caught fish the entire time. Thanks for making our vacation better.

    Rob H. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Sometimes the fish you are hoping for aren't the ones biting. That is why it is called fishing and not catching. When that is the case your guides can turn what could be a "bummer" trip into a fantastic day. Captain Johnathan and Deck hand Mike did that for our crew. We did catch fish and took home a beautiful Bull Red will feed all 8 of us. More importantly, we had a fantastic day on the water, great conversation with new friends, and learned a bit about Galveston Bay also.

    James E. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain John was awesome and we couldn't have asked for a better experience.

    Ryan T. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Brant is an amazing guide. He genuinely cares about you having a safe and memorable trip. It was a bit warm and crowded but we did catch a lot of fish many small trouts a couple of black drum and ultimately ended with 5 trouts that were legal a one black drum. We caught more cats than we could count but quickly threw those back. Brant enjoys fishing and will spend as much time as you want teaching you all he knows about fishing and the area. We will definitely be back. Thanks for a great trip Brant.

    Kimchu P. with Brantley W. of San Leon, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was good. Timely departure, waters were nice. Unable to catch much fish that day, but fish were there just not biting. Overall experience was good. I liked Captain Shawn and will do future bookings.

    Roy M. with Shawn W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip! Captain and deck hand very courteous provided all the support we needed. Caught fish. Thanks again.

    Alonzo H. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I wanted to go fishing over spring break. He had his heart set on going deep sea fishing. Unfortunately, the weather had other plans. However, after speaking to Brandon we identified the best day possible to fish the bay. Captain Steve and first mate Jimmy took us out and made sure we had an outstanding time. While the boats around us were struggling to catch anything, my son was busy all morning catching fish. The weather window was perfect and we had a great time. These guys are great!!! We will definitely be back. Thanks again to Brandon, Steve and Jimmy.

    Michael C. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Robert did an excellent job getting us on some fish and taking care of us! Would definitely recommend!!

    Colleen S. with Robert M. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Jonathan and Cody were great today on our fishing guide. We got out there, set lines and got acquainted then it was on. Everyone got to reel some in. Having patience is key!! Everytime we stopped to chat it like we had another line hit. I was very nervous as this was our fist ever fishing guide and salt water fishing. But Jonathan answered all our questions and helped us with everything. My family had a blast! We highly recommend and will definitely be back!!

    Danyelle J. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My son had a wonderful time he just wish they would have went out more that a mile. They were cut short . Not worth what I paid this time. Hopefully when we did it again it will be better . But they had fun

    Preston S. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Meghan made getting ready for this trip so easy. She provided all the information we needed and was available to answer all of our last minute questions. Captain Bryan was fantastic! He was very laid back, knowledgeable, knew the area well and took us straight to the fish. We had such an awesome experience! We caught a couple sharks, a big red fish, some cool catfish, trout and even a sting ray. We really had a great time and will be back! Thank you so much!!

    Lauren Amber D. with Meghan B. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Love Mike and Deisy, we had a great time fishing and lunch, we will be back….

    Larry W. with Mike S. of Freeport, Texas

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