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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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Overnight Bluewater Tuna Trip

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trip description for Great Galveston Inshore in Hitchcock

We can take you speckled trout fishing in the bays (drift or wade fishing) or target redfish in the back lakes. Trip includes live bait, (artificial if desired for trophy Trout and Redfish) and all rods and reels. Whether you want to learn the art of finding fish, navigating Galveston Bay area complex or just having the fishing trip of a life time, our captains can handle it. Bay fishing trips for trout, redfish and flounder on the Texas Gulf Coast. Throughout all the seasons, the bays in Galveston provide great fishing. The Galveston Bay Complex is made up of 3 main bays and it is surrounded by adjacent bayous, lakes and marshes. You have a variety of Galveston Bay Fishing Charters or trips to choose from. We pride ourselves on giving your guests an exciting and successful fishing experience! Our captains are familiar with all 3 bay complexes and look at a variety of factors to determine the most productive fishing grounds for your trip. They will know whether to focus on the back lakes and estuaries of the bay area or target some of the deeper reefs in the Galveston bay. Whether you are targeting trophy Redfish or looking for a limit of Trout our captains have the knowledge and expertise to help you catch the fish. Bring hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, food, drinks, FISHING LICENSE, camera Do NOT bring glass containers, drugs, firearms, bananas. Yes, you read that correctly, do not bring bananas, they are bad luck! You may bring your own rod and reel if you wish All state fish and game laws will be followed Please be at the dock 15 minutes before scheduled time of trip Tips for the captain and crew at the end of the day are greatly appreciated Read More

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Great Galveston Inshore

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24 ft 1 - 5 People From $600
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trip description for Galveston Jetty and Channel in Hitchcock

Head a little further off shore to catch both big fish and limits on this 4-6 hour expedition as you check out Galveston's jetties and channels. You will be fishing for the full time so be sure to allow an extra hour for traveling, cleaning and loading/unloading the boat. 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 Mikes 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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Galveston Jetty And Channel

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $850
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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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Shark And Red Trips

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,050
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trip description for Half Day Inshore Trip in Galveston

Looking for an adventure that combines the thrill of reeling in big fish with the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf of Mexico? Look no further than a fishing charter in Galveston, Texas with Captain Shawn! Captain Shawn is a seasoned angler with years of experience navigating the waters around Galveston, and he's eager to share his love of fishing with you. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice just looking to dip your toes in the water, Captain Shawn will tailor your charter to your experience level, so you can have the best possible time. On your fishing expedition, you'll have the chance to catch a variety of fish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, sheepshead, puppy drum and many more. Cast your line and hold on tight, because these fish put up a fight! And with Captain Shawn's expert guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of bringing in a trophy catch. So why wait? Book your fishing charter with Captain Shawn today, and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget! Read More

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Half Day Inshore Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
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trip description for Galveston Sharks - 24’ Parker in Galveston

During your trip, the captain will visit various locations in the Galveston area, sometimes traveling along the beachfront or offshore to find the BIG ones. The captain will use chum to lure the sharks in for non-stop action. Hang onto your rods and reels--this action-packed fishing trip is not for the faint of heart! Safe for all ages, the Captain will ensure you have a good time. Additional fish on your trip may include Bull Reds, Kingfish, Jackfish, Tarpon, and many other tackle busting brutes. All tackle, bait, ice, and fish cleaning provided. Read More

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Galveston Sharks - 24’ Parker

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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock hammerhead shark fishing charter

What are the best hammerhead shark fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 31 hammerhead shark trips in Hitchcock, and the most popular trips in the area are 39' State Water Offshore Trip guided by Mike, Jetty/Channel Trip - 39’ Contender guided by Mike, and 39' Offshore Deep Sea Trip guided by Mike.

Our guides in Hitchcock are rated a 4.55 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 Hammerhead Shark charter include Galveston, Texas City and Bolivar Peninsula.

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

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

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

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

How much do Hitchcock hammerhead shark fishing charters cost?

for hammerhead shark in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $700 to $1,800, but the average price for a half day trip for hammerhead shark in Hitchcock is $823. The average price for a full day trip for hammerhead shark in Hitchcock is $1,427.

What month is best for hammerhead shark fishing in Hitchcock?

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

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

Hammerhead sharks are among the fascinating apex predators that inhabit the waters around Hitchcock, Texas. Known for their distinctive hammer-shaped heads, these sharks are easily recognizable and often inspire awe in those lucky enough to encounter them. While sightings of hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock's waters are relatively rare, they occasionally venture into the area in search of food, making them an exciting and elusive target for adventurous anglers.

Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock requires specialized equipment and techniques due to their size and strength. Anglers targeting hammerheads typically use heavy-duty tackle, such as large reels spooled with thick braided line and sturdy rods capable of handling the power of these formidable predators. Live bait, such as large fish or squid, is often used to entice hammerheads to bite, with rigs designed to withstand the shark's powerful jaws and thrashing movements.

While catching a hammerhead 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. Hammerhead 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 hammerhead sharks while contributing to the conservation of these important marine species.

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

In Hitchcock, Texas, the presence and activity of hammerhead sharks follow seasonal patterns influenced by factors such as water temperature, prey availability, and migration patterns. While hammerhead sharks are not typically considered a common species in the area, they may be encountered sporadically throughout the year. However, sightings and encounters with hammerheads 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 hammerhead sharks to nearshore and offshore waters along the Texas coast.

Spring and summer are considered prime seasons for potential encounters with hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock, as these periods coincide with increased shark activity and migration patterns. While the exact timing and frequency of hammerhead shark sightings can vary, anglers and boaters may have better luck spotting these elusive predators during these warmer months. Hammerhead 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 hammerhead 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 hammerheads are relatively rare, anglers and boaters 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 hammerhead sharks, enthusiasts can enhance their chances of witnessing these majestic predators in the waters off Hitchcock.

What techniques are popular for catching hammerhead shark in Hitchcock?

Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock, Texas, requires specialized techniques and equipment due to the size and strength of these formidable predators. One effective method for targeting hammerheads is using heavy-duty tackle, including large reels spooled with thick braided line and sturdy rods capable of handling the power of these sharks. Anglers typically anchor their boats in areas where hammerheads are known to frequent, such as near offshore reefs, jetties, or oil rigs, and deploy large baits to entice the sharks to bite.

Live bait fishing is a popular technique for targeting hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock's waters. Anglers use large live baits, such as mullet, bonito, or squid, rigged on heavy-duty tackle with wire leaders to prevent bite-offs. These baits are typically deployed at various depths to attract hammerheads patrolling the area. Once a hammerhead takes the bait, anglers must be prepared for a fierce battle as they attempt to land the shark while ensuring the safety of both the angler and the shark.

Chumming is another effective technique for attracting hammerhead sharks in Hitchcock. Anglers create a chum slick by dispersing chunks of fish or other bait into the water, which can attract hammerheads from a distance. Once the sharks are drawn to the area, anglers can 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 hammerhead sharks and enjoying thrilling fishing experiences offshore.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

Aside from hammerhead sharks, Hitchcock offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, providing for exciting and varied fishing opportunities. 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 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Ryan worked his butt off and everybody caught something. Trip ended on a high note with a 27 inch trout.

    Roy M. with Ryan D. of Freeport, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ryan, is an excellent guide. We got our limit on large trout in less than two hours. Good show Ryan, thanks Randy 😊

    Randy R. with Ryan D. of Freeport, 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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