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Texas Close Offshore Trip

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39' Offshore Deep Sea Trip

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trip description for Galveston Jetty Fishing in Galveston

Explore Galveston unique jetty ecosystem brimming with quality fish! You’ll head out bright and early (~6:30 a.m) and target Redfish, Trout, sharks, and other species throughout your 6-hour adventure with Captain Brandon. Captain Brandon uses a 38’ Rampage offshore sport fishing boat. This vessel can accommodate up to 6 anglers and runs on a 1050 HP Caterpillar twin C-9 engines. This boat is built for comfort, boasting a kitchen, toilet, shower, bed, and air conditioning. She also has a refrigerator and an ice box. You’ll also have a first mate to help you at all times. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Brandon will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and even live bait. Galveston’s productive waters are calling your name, so book a trip with Captain Brandon today! Read More

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Galveston Jetty Fishing

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trip description for Offshore Trophy Hunt in Galveston

Captain Shannon has a reputation for helping people reel in some trophy-sized fish! On this 8 hour adventure, you can expect to target Blacktip Shark, Cobia, and Kingfish. Blacktip Shark and Cobia can reach 6 feet in length, while Kingfish can reach 4 feet. With Captain Shannon’s 31' Ocean Master, you’ll be out on the water in no time. These trips host up to 6 people. Captain Shannon will provide all the bait and tackle you need for the trip. All you have to bring is a fishing license with a saltwater stamp (applies to all members of the party), food and drinks, and an ice chest. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Shannon! Read More

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Offshore Trophy Hunt

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,250
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trip description for Galveston Bay Trophy Hunt in Dickinson

Get out on the open waters with Captain Blake and feel confident that you will be able to catch some trophy size fish! Using his experience and knowledge, Blake will determine what the best method is for catching fish that day and show you the ropes. Take up to three others for a max number of four anglers ensuring everybody can get lots of advice. Blake will make sure you have everything you'll need to go fishing, so just bring your fishing license, sun protection, and any snacks or extra beverages you would want. Get pumped up when you've got Captain Blake by your side because you're working with one the best guides in the Galveston area! Read More

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Galveston Bay Trophy Hunt

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trip description for 48 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking in Galveston

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

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48 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking

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55 ft 1 - 6 People From $15,900
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trip description for Going Deep - 35' Sea Hunter in Galveston

Hop on board with Captain Michael on an action-packed adventure! You can expect to go 20-70 miles offshore with the possibility of catching Amberjack, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Mahi Mahi / Dorado, Red Snapper (depending on the season), and Wahoo. Michael runs a top-tier 35' Sea Hunter center console, decked out with gear and amenities and sporting twin 300-HP Yamaha engines. She's a fast vessel and can get you dock to dock in a hurry! 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

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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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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock cobia fishing charter

What are the best cobia fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 25 cobia trips in Hitchcock, and the most popular trips in the area are 39' State Water Offshore Trip guided by Mike, Texas Close Offshore Trip guided by Mike, and 39' Offshore Deep Sea Trip guided by Mike.

Our guides in Hitchcock are rated a 4.9 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 Cobia charter include Galveston and Dickinson.

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

What types of cobia fishing charters are common in Hitchcock?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for cobia 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 trolling and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Hitchcock cobia fishing charters cost?

for cobia in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $700 to $4,585, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in Hitchcock is $749. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in Hitchcock is $2,797.

What month is best for cobia fishing in Hitchcock?

The most popular season for cobia fishing in Hitchcock is summer, and most anglers book their trips 69 days in advance.

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

Cobia, also known as ling or lemonfish, are prized gamefish found in the waters around Hitchcock, Texas, known for their powerful fights and delectable taste. These sleek and muscular fish are easily identified by their long, flat bodies and dark lateral stripes. Cobia are commonly found in nearshore and offshore waters, often around structures such as oil rigs, jetties, and wrecks, where they feed on a variety of prey including fish, crabs, and squid. Anglers in Hitchcock are drawn to cobia not only for the thrill of the catch but also for the delicious fillets they provide.

Fishing for cobia in Hitchcock involves employing various techniques to entice these strong and often curious fish. One popular method is sight fishing, where anglers scan the surface of the water or cruise near structures to spot cobia swimming near the surface. Once a cobia is spotted, anglers cast lures or live bait, such as eels or pinfish, to entice the fish to strike. Another effective technique is anchoring near structures and deploying live bait or artificial lures at various depths to attract cobia patrolling the area. Cobia are known for their willingness to take a wide range of baits, making them an exciting target for anglers of varying skill levels.

While cobia can be encountered in Hitchcock's waters throughout the year, they are often more abundant during the warmer months, from late spring through early fall. During this time, water temperatures rise, and cobia become more active and visible near the surface. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shore, anglers in Hitchcock can enjoy pursuing cobia and experiencing the thrill of landing one of these prized gamefish in the rich waters of the Texas Gulf Coast.

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

In Hitchcock, Texas, cobia seasons typically coincide with warmer months, ranging from late spring to early fall. During these times, water temperatures rise, and cobia become more active and abundant in nearshore and offshore waters along the Texas Gulf Coast. Cobia are known to migrate along the coast during these seasons, following baitfish and seeking out favorable water temperatures for feeding and reproduction.

Late spring and early summer are considered prime cobia seasons in Hitchcock, as water temperatures rise and cobia begin their northward migration along the coast. During this time, anglers often encounter schools of cobia congregating around nearshore structures such as oil rigs, jetties, and wrecks, where they feed on baitfish and other prey. Anglers targeting cobia during these peak seasons have the best chance of encountering these prized gamefish and enjoying thrilling fishing experiences offshore.

While cobia can be caught year-round in Hitchcock, understanding their seasonal movements and behavior can help anglers increase their chances of success. By timing their fishing trips to coincide with peak cobia seasons, anglers can maximize their chances of hooking into these strong and elusive fish. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shore, anglers in Hitchcock can enjoy pursuing cobia during the warmer months and experiencing the excitement of landing one of these prized gamefish along the Texas Gulf Coast.

What techniques are popular for catching cobia in Hitchcock?

Fishing for cobia in Hitchcock, Texas, requires anglers to employ a variety of techniques tailored to the behavior and habitat of these powerful gamefish. One effective method for targeting cobia is sight fishing, where anglers scan the surface of the water or cruise near structures such as oil rigs and jetties to spot cobia swimming near the surface. Once a cobia is spotted, anglers cast lures or live bait, such as eels or pinfish, to entice the fish to strike. This technique requires patience and keen observation but can result in exciting encounters with cobia cruising in clear, shallow waters.

Another productive technique for targeting cobia in Hitchcock is anchoring near structures and deploying live bait or artificial lures at various depths to attract cobia patrolling the area. Cobia are known to inhabit a range of depths, from near the surface to deeper waters, so presenting baits or lures at different levels can increase the chances of enticing a strike. Live bait such as eels, pinfish, or blue runners, as well as artificial lures like bucktail jigs, swimbaits, and soft plastics, are effective in attracting cobia and enticing them to bite.

Trolling is also a viable technique for targeting cobia in Hitchcock's offshore waters. Anglers troll with live bait or artificial lures behind boats, covering a large area and presenting their offerings at various depths to entice strikes from cobia. This method is particularly effective when targeting cobia around offshore structures such as oil rigs and wrecks, where the fish are known to congregate. By employing a combination of these techniques, anglers in Hitchcock can increase their chances of hooking into cobia and enjoying thrilling fishing experiences offshore along the Texas Gulf Coast.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

In addition to cobia, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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 time we had a great day captain and deck were very good had 12 keepers. Didnt get to go out with capt. Dan , but capt. Saul did a really good job thx guys will always be our choice for galveston.

    Troy S. with Dan G. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Our trips last Thursday and Friday were with Dan and Saul (both boats were Dan’s). I think both guys tried. Sometimes the fish bite and sometimes they don’t. That’s why they call it fishing and not catching. This said, I was unpleasantly surprised that most of both days we spent fishing for bait fish. And unless you tell me differently this was not in the plan. Given our travel cost the boat costs, I was and remain disappointed. Paul

    Paul G. with Dan G. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Dan was great. Very knowledgeable, great with our kids. Awesome trip, I would highly recommend him.

    Robert C. with Dan G. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We sought after a fishing trip for our son's 12th birthday since he had never been saltwater fishing before and loves to fish. After searching online for hours we came to the conclusion that Captain Experiences check all the boxes of what we were looking for. The online booking was easy and communication was fast. Our guides, Saul and Aaron were very friendly, knowledgeable, and patient. We were able to snag a big one and come away with some great memories. We look forward to booking again soon.

    Harry A. with Dan G. of Galveston, Texas

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

    Kevin M. with Houston F. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Liam and Michelle were amazing! Friendly, knowledgeable and skilled! Liam has moved there his whole life, so he knew right where to go! He was so informative and patient with us- we had an amazing time and could not recommend Captain Liam more highly! Will def get him again!!!!

    Kelly S. with Rick V. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was great! Got wore out reeling in so many fish! Captain Steve was the best.

    Ernest B. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We went out on a 12 hour trip and had an amazing time. We caught lots of fish and enjoyed the captain and his mate they were very knowledgeable and put us on several different kinds of fish both big a small. Want to say thanks and will use them again.

    David J. with Michael R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great time, awesome guides

    Dalton B. with Brandon M. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Caputn Cody and his deckhand Donny were great. He was also very flexible due to weather and we were able to reschedule it for the next day. It took us a while to find a good spot, but once we did, they were both very helpful. Will recommend using him and would be using him again if able in the future

    Guillermo Y. with Houston F. of Galveston, Texas

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

    Christy E. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

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

    Patrick G. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    WE ad a wonderful time.

    Michael M. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    HAD A GREAT TIME FISHING. SHAWN IS A GREAT GUIDE, NICE BOAT, TOO. CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN.

    Leslie L. with Shawn W. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Roy took great care of us during our trip for our father's birthday! It was a fun and entertaining trip. We caught quite a bit of fish. We will be using this team again for a day of fun!

    Kiera M. with Shawn W. of Galveston, Texas

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