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39 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,600
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trip description for Freeport Flounder Gigging in Galveston

This trip promises a Flounder Gigging experience you will never forget! We will start the trip right about dark and will end around 1AM . I will have an ice chest on the boat with bottle waters and will have room if you would like to bring your own drinks or snacks. Please no glass bottles. Read More

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Freeport Flounder Gigging

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17 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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trip description for Fly Fishing Galveston in Galveston

Embark on a fly fishing adventure with Captain Richard through Galveston’s huge expanse of sand, grass, and mudflats that provide plenty of opportunities to cast away at your favorite gulf coast inshore species! Captain Richard specifically targets redfish but you could reel in some drum, sheepshead, jack crevalle, and speckled trout. Captain Richard will provide 8,9, and 10 weight rods, but you can also bring your own. He will also provide light snacks! Join him for a spectacular day on Galveston's inshore flats. Read More

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Fly Fishing Galveston

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $800
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trip description for Galveston Trout and Redfish Roundup in Galveston

Get out there and enjoy an unforgettable inshore fishing adventure in Galveston, Texas, with Captain Dean as your guide! On this trip, you'll get to experience the thrill of reeling in classic saltwater game fish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and more. These fish are all super fun to catch, and make for great eating as well. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Dean's 24' Triton center console, which is ideal for fishing here in Galveston Bay. Captain Dean's years of experience and expert knowledge of the local fishing spots ensure a successful and enjoyable trip for anglers of all skill levels. Join him for a day of fun, relaxation, and memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Trout And Redfish Roundup

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
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trip description for Fly Fishing Galveston in Galveston

If you thought that fishing in Galveston started and ended with the Bay, think again. The grassy flats and backwater fishing here is incredible, and provides a perfect opportunity to go after big Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead—all on the fly! Captain Collin is a true expert when it comes to flyfishing this area, and he knows all the local hot spots so you can be confident that you'll get on the fish. You'll be fishing from Captain Collin's 18' Bossman Tortuga shallow stalking skiff. She's an ideal boat for maneuvering through the tidal back bays and flooded marshes around Galveston. Captain Collin will pole you around with deft skill and post up in inches of water looking for pushes, tails, and shadows lurking in the dark colored water. Captain Collin will provide you with all the equipment you need including flies, rods, and reels. All you need to bring is proper clothing, a cooler for snacks and drinks, your Texas Saltwater Fishing License, and sunblock. Also, be sure to have polarized sunglasses and a camera to capture the memories! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Fly Fishing Galveston

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $525
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trip description for Exploring the Jetties in Galveston

Head out to Galveston jetties and fish with Captain Mike to try and reel in your next personal best! Captain Mike will help you catch the big Redfish, Sharks, and more on your 6-hour adventure. Captain Mike has over 30 years of experience fishing all of the Galveston Bay Complex and its surrounding areas, so he knows exactly where the fish bite! You’ll be fishing on Capt. Mike’s 24’ Kenner Center console. It is equipped with a GPS and a fishfinder. You may purchase a live bait well for an additional fee. Not to mention that the boat can cruise at a maximum speed of 40 knots. It can accommodate 3 anglers. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Mike will provide the rest. Let your mind escape daily responsibilities and enjoy your day out on the water with Captain Mike! Read More

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Exploring The Jetties

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
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trip description for Wade Fishing Frenzy in Galveston

Welcome to Galveston Bay, one of the most popular fishing destinations in Texas! This is where the Gulf of Mexico meets the bays and estuaries that are home to some of the best game fish in the region. Galveston Bay is known for its incredible flounder, redfish, and speckled trout fishing, and one of the best ways to experience it is by wade fishing. Wade fishing is a unique and exciting way to catch fish, and it's especially popular in Galveston Bay. This type of fishing involves standing in the shallow water and casting your line, using a lure or bait to entice the fish to bite. The thrill of feeling the tug on your line and the satisfaction of reeling in a big catch is hard to beat! The best time to go wade fishing in Galveston Bay is during the fall and winter months, when the water is cooler and the fish are more active. Flounder, redfish, and speckled trout are all plentiful during this time of year, and you're sure to have an amazing time. Flounder are a popular catch in Galveston Bay, and they're known for their delicious, delicate meat. These flatfish are often found hiding in the sandy bottoms of the bay, and you can use a variety of lures and baits to entice them to bite. As you cast your line and wait for a bite, keep an eye out for any movement or ripples in the water. When a flounder bites, you'll feel a distinct tug on your line, and you'll need to reel it in quickly to avoid losing it. Redfish, also known as red drum, are another popular game fish in Galveston Bay. These powerful fish can grow up to 50 pounds, and they put up a fierce fight when you hook them. You can use a variety of lures and baits to catch redfish, including live shrimp, mullet, and crab. As you reel in your line, you'll feel the redfish tugging and pulling, trying to get away. But with some skill and patience, you'll be able to land a big one. Finally, there's speckled trout, which are perhaps the most sought-after game fish in Galveston Bay. These beautiful fish are known for their distinctive spots and their tasty, flaky meat. You can use a variety of lures and baits to catch speckled trout, including topwater lures, soft plastics, and live shrimp. As you cast your line, keep an eye out for any signs of trout activity, such as jumping or splashing in the water. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, a wade fishing trip in Galveston Bay is an experience you won't soon forget. With some patience, skill, and a bit of luck, you'll be able to catch some amazing flounder, redfish, and speckled trout, and enjoy some of the best fishing in Texas! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Wade Fishing Frenzy

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $575
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trip description for Shark Adventure in Galveston

We will be targeting big black tip and spinner sharks off the Galveston beachfront. There will be also other species of sharks, those are just the most common types. These trips range from 3 miles to 9 miles off the Galveston beach front. These trips are fun for all anglers of all ages. Sharks bring a thrill that most fish cannot. Hot and heavy action and a huge pull is what to expect on these trips. Read More

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Shark Adventure

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
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Fishing in Galveston
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trip description for Galveston Catch and Release Only in Galveston

Join Captain Michael for a productive day of fishing in Galveston, Texas! Captain Michael will help you target Redfish and Speckled Trout on this 5-hour trip. You will fish aboard his 26’ Majek Extreme center console boat equipped with a 300 HP Suzuki engine as well as a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well (shrimp and croaker - included at additional price), multimedia system, wireless trolling motor, and an icebox. He can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license, food, a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Michael will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He will also provide water but feel free to bring your own drinks. Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasoned professional, Captain Michael would love to take you out on a fishing adventure to remember! Read More

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Galveston Catch And Release Only

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $425
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trip description for Trophy Trout Trip in Galveston

Chase Trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout with Captain Tanner in Galveston! Join us for an exhilarating fishing adventure as we target trophy-sized Redfish and Speckled Trout. Captain Tanner will lead you through the inshore waters, flats, and jetties of Galveston, Texas, in pursuit of these prized catches. What's in Store? Targeting Trophies: This trip is all about the thrill of the hunt for trophy-sized Redfish and Speckled Trout. We'll employ both artificial and live baits as we explore shallow bays and water columns. For Intermediate to Advanced Anglers: These trips are designed for anglers with intermediate to advanced skills who are eager to target trophy fish. Captain Tanner will provide the expertise and guidance to help you achieve your angling goals. All Ages Welcome: While this adventure is perfect for serious anglers, all ages are welcome! Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to fishing, you'll have the opportunity to learn and enjoy the excitement. Meet Captain Tanner: Your Expert Guide Captain Tanner is a skilled and experienced guide, ready to share his knowledge and lead you to the best spots for Redfish and Speckled Trout. With his guidance and the prime location of Galveston, you're in for an unforgettable angling experience. Book Your Trophy Fishing Trip Today! Don't miss the chance to embark on this exciting fishing adventure with Captain Tanner. Secure your spot now and get ready for a day filled with thrilling pursuits, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime. Let Captain Tanner and the vibrant marine life help you create fishing memories you'll cherish forever! Read More

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Trophy Trout Trip

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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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

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22' Whaler Inshore

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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trip description for Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner in Galveston

Head out of Galveston for a phenomenal day out on the water with Captain Reggie! On this trip, you'll drift-fish over shelves, underwater structure, and secret "honey holes" that Captain Reggie has identified over his many years fishing the Galveston area. Depending on your goals for the day, you can target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder and Sheepshead—to name just a few. This trip is also a great chance to go for a "Texas Grand Slam" or a "Texas Triple" by catching a Redfish, a Trout, and a Flounder in one day! No matter which species you choose to pursue, Captain Reggie is a pleasure to share a boat with. He's happy to work with box experts and beginners alike, and loves showing "greenhorns" the wonders of saltwater fishing. His knowledge of the Galveston waterways makes him a great captain and an even better teacher, for beginners to experienced anglers! Captain Reggie provides all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait you could possibly need for a successful day slaying the fish. All you need to do is meet Captain Reggie at the dock. Please remember your sun protection, your cooler with snacks and drinks, and your Texas Fishing License. Captain Reggie will take it from there and ensure you have a fantastic day on the water! Read More

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Half Day Bay - 24’ Kenner

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
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trip description for Half Day on the Bay in Galveston

Captain Zach owns and operates his family run charter out of Galveston, Texas. Capt. Zach comes from a long line of honorable fishermen and his sea instinct is honed in a way that is sure to put you the fish. More than just a skilled captain and fisherman, he will take the time to teach you about fishing techniques and conservation. Expect your trip with Capt. Zach to not only be fun, productive, and rewarding, but also educational as he has been fishing these specific waters for 8 years. Depending on the time of year, you’ll chase after Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Pompano, Jack Crevalle, Sharks, and many other species. During the Red Fish or Black Drum spawn, expect to catch and release some massive trophy fish! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock goliath grouper fishing charter

What are the best goliath grouper fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 2 goliath grouper trips in Hitchcock, and the most popular trips in the area are 39' Offshore Deep Sea Trip guided by Mike and Overnight Bluewater Tuna Trip guided by Mike.

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What types of goliath grouper fishing charters are common in Hitchcock?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for goliath grouper in Hitchcock.

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

How much do Hitchcock goliath grouper fishing charters cost?

for goliath grouper in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $2,629 to $4,479, but the average price for a full day trip for goliath grouper in Hitchcock is $3,323.

What month is best for goliath grouper fishing in Hitchcock?

The most popular season for goliath grouper fishing in Hitchcock is summer, and most anglers book their trips 25 days in advance.

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

In the coastal waters surrounding Hitchcock, Texas, anglers can encounter the impressive and formidable goliath grouper. These massive fish, also known as jewfish, can reach lengths of up to 8 feet and weigh several hundred pounds, making them one of the largest species of grouper in the world. Goliath grouper are known for their immense size, powerful builds, and distinctive appearance, characterized by their broad, flattened bodies and massive mouths filled with sharp teeth. While goliath grouper were once heavily targeted by commercial and recreational fishermen, they are now strictly protected in U.S. waters due to conservation efforts to help rebuild their populations.

Despite their protected status, goliath grouper can still be encountered by anglers in Hitchcock's waters, particularly around offshore reefs, wrecks, and other structure-rich areas. These habitats provide ample food sources and shelter for goliath grouper, making them prime locations for anglers seeking to hook into these massive fish. While goliath grouper are not typically targeted for catch-and-release fishing due to their protected status, anglers may occasionally encounter them while fishing for other species such as snapper, grouper, or sharks.

Encountering a goliath grouper while fishing in Hitchcock can be a thrilling and memorable experience for anglers. These massive fish are known for their immense strength and powerful runs, putting up a formidable fight once hooked. Anglers must use heavy-duty tackle and sturdy rigs to handle the sheer size and power of these fish, as well as exercise caution when bringing them alongside the boat for a quick photo before releasing them unharmed. While catching a goliath grouper is a rare occurrence for most anglers, the opportunity to encounter one of these majestic giants in the wild is an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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

In Hitchcock, Texas, the presence of goliath grouper in the waters is not tied to distinct seasonal patterns as with some other species. Instead, these massive fish can be found year-round, although their behavior and distribution may vary slightly depending on factors like water temperature, prey availability, and spawning activity. Goliath grouper are known to inhabit offshore reefs, wrecks, and structure-rich areas, where they seek shelter and ample food sources.

While there may not be specific "seasons" for targeting goliath grouper in Hitchcock, anglers can increase their chances of encountering these massive fish by focusing on certain habitats and fishing techniques. Offshore reefs, wrecks, and artificial structures are prime locations to target goliath grouper, as these areas provide ample shelter and food sources for the fish. Anglers can also increase their chances of hooking into a goliath grouper by using large live baits or chunk baits fished near the bottom, where these predators are known to hunt.

Despite their abundance in the waters around Hitchcock, goliath grouper are strictly protected and must be released unharmed if caught. Due to their large size and strength, goliath grouper can put up a formidable fight once hooked, providing anglers with an unforgettable and thrilling experience. Anglers targeting other species such as snapper, grouper, or sharks may occasionally encounter goliath grouper while fishing in Hitchcock, adding an element of excitement to their angling adventures. While catching a goliath grouper is a rare occurrence for most anglers, the opportunity to encounter one of these majestic giants in the wild is an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

What techniques are popular for catching goliath grouper in Hitchcock?

In Hitchcock, Texas, targeting goliath grouper requires specialized techniques due to the size and strength of these massive fish. While goliath grouper are not typically targeted for catch-and-release fishing due to their protected status, anglers may encounter them while fishing for other species such as snapper, grouper, or sharks. One effective technique for encountering goliath grouper in Hitchcock is bottom fishing with large live baits or chunk baits. Anglers use heavy-duty tackle and sturdy rigs to handle the sheer size and power of these fish, presenting their baits near structure-rich areas where goliath grouper are known to inhabit.

Another technique for encountering goliath grouper in Hitchcock is trolling or drifting near offshore reefs, wrecks, and artificial structures. Anglers may use large trolling lures or rigged baits to entice strikes from these massive predators as they patrol the waters in search of prey. Trolling or drifting allows anglers to cover a large area of water and present their baits at varying depths, increasing their chances of encountering goliath grouper.

Once hooked, goliath grouper put up a formidable fight, testing the angler's skill and equipment to the limit. Anglers must exercise caution and patience when bringing a goliath grouper alongside the boat, as these fish can easily overpower anglers if not properly handled. Due to their protected status, goliath grouper must be released unharmed if caught, making the experience of hooking into one of these majestic giants in the wild a thrilling and unforgettable adventure for anglers in Hitchcock.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

While goliath grouper may be a thrilling encounter for anglers in Hitchcock, Texas, there are numerous other species to pursue for equally exciting fishing experiences. One popular target is the red snapper, a prized and delicious fish known for its vibrant coloration and firm flesh. Red snapper can often be found inhabiting offshore reefs, wrecks, and artificial structures, where they feed on crustaceans and small fish. Anglers commonly use bottom fishing techniques with live or cut bait to entice strikes from these prized gamefish.

Another sought-after species in Hitchcock's waters is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish. These fast-swimming predators are known for their aggressive strikes and powerful runs, providing anglers with thrilling battles. King mackerel are commonly found patrolling nearshore and offshore waters, where they hunt for baitfish and other prey. Anglers targeting king mackerel often use trolling techniques with shiny lures or rigged baits to entice strikes from these voracious predators.

For anglers looking for a challenge, Hitchcock offers opportunities to target a variety of pelagic species such as dorado (mahi-mahi), tuna, and wahoo. These open-water predators are known for their speed, strength, and acrobatic leaps, providing anglers with unforgettable fishing experiences. Anglers typically venture offshore in search of these species, using trolling techniques with artificial lures or live bait fishing to entice strikes. Whether targeting bottom-dwelling species like red snapper and king mackerel or pelagic predators like dorado and tuna, Hitchcock provides anglers with a diverse and rewarding fishing experience throughout the year.

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