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Wahoo Fishing Charters In Hitchcock

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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

39' Bluewater Extreme Trip

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39 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Full Day Deep Sea Trip

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

48 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Excursion (8 Or 12 Hour)

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34 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

12 Hour Deep Sea

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
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trip description for 8 Hr Deep Sea in Freeport

NO FUEL CHARGE and FISH CLEANING INCLUDED. Our 8-hour trip targets Red Snapper, reef fish, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sharks, & more, depending on seasonal availability up to 35 miles from shore. Our 31 Ft Contender will get you to the fish quickly and comfortably maximizing fishing time. Structures fished include rocks, wrecks, shrimp boats, weedlines, & more. We anchor, drift, troll, jig, and use a combination of live and dead bait depending on the species targeted. NO SHARKS ALLOWED ON BOARD Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

8 Hr Deep Sea

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for 50-Miler Trip in Freeport

Hop on board with Captain Mike and experience an action-packed day of fishing in Surfside Beach! Captain Mike has over 35 years of experience fishing the Texas coast and is known for reelin’ in some trophy-sized fish! On these 8-hour adventures, you can expect to target Red Snapper (depending on the season), Kingfish, Amberjack, Shark, Cobia, Tuna, and many other species of fish. For these trips, Captain Mike uses his 33ft Avanti which can accommodate 6 anglers and has enough space for you and your entire group to fish all at once. The vessel’s two 275 HP engines make the 50 mile ride out to your destination quick and easy! Captain Mike will provide tackle and artificial bait. You can purchase live bait for an extra fee. All you need to bring is a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), and some good company! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

50-Miler Trip

67% (3)
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for 36 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. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

36 Hour Deep Sea - 55' Viking

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs in Freeport

Climb aboard this one-of-a-kind sport fishe for a luxury seafaring experience with Captain JT and Danny. At 38 feet long and almost 14 feet wide, the vessel offers lots of shaded space, two AC systems, satellite TV and music, and a legendary hull design. Needless to say, you will be much more comfortable than on most other boats. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, safety equipment including a satellite phone, EPIRB, and 8 man life raft. The two captains run trips often at the same time; Danny is the fishing expert, and JT is a diving expert. Their 38' Luhrs is powered by twin 420 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines that are meticulously maintained. For fishing, the equipment includes premium bottom fishing rods and reels, Penn international bent butt trolling rod and reels, and two heavy-duty electric reels for deep dropping in 350 + feet. The navigation system has more than 3000 way points saved over the years known to hold fish. The tackle on board will accommodate all types of possible offshore fishing. 10 Hour Charters targets reef fish like snappers and grouper. Surface fishing for kingfish and ling. 12 Hour Charter adds fishing deeper wrecks and rigs for amberjack, grouper, shark, golden tile, and barrel fish as well as trolling for Mahi, wahoo, and blackfin tuna. 14-hour trips allow more time spent over deepwater wrecks and rigs and usually correlate with more and bigger fish! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Offshore Run - 38' Luhrs

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Going Deep - 35' Sea Hunter

100% (2)
35 ft 1 - 6 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 $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Hitchcock wahoo fishing charter

What are the best wahoo fishing charters in Hitchcock?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 18 wahoo trip in Hitchcock: 39' Bluewater Extreme Trip guided by Mike.

Our guides in Hitchcock are rated a 4.56 out of 5 based on 2563 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.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Wahoo charter is Galveston.

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

What types of wahoo fishing charters are common in Hitchcock?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for wahoo in Hitchcock.

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

How much do Hitchcock wahoo fishing charters cost?

for wahoo in Hitchcock prices can range anywhere from about $1,650 to $4,945, but the average price for a full day trip for wahoo in Hitchcock is $3,313.

What month is best for wahoo fishing in Hitchcock?

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

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

In the waters off Hitchcock, Texas, anglers can find one of the ocean's fastest and most prized gamefish: the wahoo. With its sleek, torpedo-shaped body and razor-sharp teeth, the wahoo is a ferocious predator that inhabits offshore waters, making it a thrilling target for fishermen seeking an adrenaline-pumping challenge. Wahoo are known for their incredible speed and powerful runs, often reaching speeds of up to 60 miles per hour when hooked, leaving anglers gripping their reels in anticipation.

During wahoo season in Hitchcock, which typically extends from late spring through early fall, anglers venture offshore in search of these elusive predators. Trolling is a popular technique used to target wahoo, with anglers trailing a spread of high-speed lures or rigged baits behind the boat at varying depths to cover a wide swath of water. Wahoo are attracted to fast-moving prey, making high-speed trolling an effective method for enticing strikes from these lightning-fast fish.

Once hooked, wahoo put up a fierce fight, testing the angler's skill and equipment to the limit. With their powerful runs and acrobatic leaps, wahoo provide anglers with an exhilarating battle that can last for hours. Experienced captains and crews play a crucial role in guiding anglers through the fight, providing expert advice and assistance to ensure a successful landing. Whether it's the thrill of the chase or the satisfaction of landing a trophy-sized wahoo, anglers in Hitchcock cherish the opportunity to target these formidable predators in the deep blue waters offshore.

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

In Hitchcock, Texas, the wahoo season brings excitement and anticipation to offshore anglers eager to test their skills against one of the ocean's fastest and most elusive predators. Wahoo season typically kicks off in late spring as waters warm and extends through the summer months into early fall. During this time, wahoo migrate closer to the coast, following schools of baitfish and providing anglers with prime opportunities for hookups.

The peak of wahoo season in Hitchcock coincides with the warmer summer months, when these lightning-fast fish are most abundant offshore. Anglers often venture out to the Gulf of Mexico aboard specialized sportfishing boats equipped with high-speed trolling gear and experienced crews. Trolling with a spread of lures or rigged baits at varying depths is a popular technique used to entice strikes from wahoo cruising below. Anglers must maintain a fast trolling speed to mimic the movements of fleeing prey and increase their chances of success.

As the summer months give way to fall, wahoo season in Hitchcock gradually winds down. Cooler temperatures and changing ocean currents prompt wahoo 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 wahoo well into the autumn months, particularly during periods of favorable weather conditions. Despite the changing seasons, the allure of wahoo season in Hitchcock remains strong, drawing anglers back year after year in search of the ultimate offshore adventure.

What techniques are popular for catching wahoo in Hitchcock?

Wahoo fishing in Hitchcock demands a blend of strategy, skill, and patience. Anglers typically employ a variety of techniques to entice these lightning-fast predators into biting. One common approach is high-speed trolling, where anglers trail a spread of brightly colored lures or rigged baits behind the boat while cruising offshore waters. Wahoo are attracted to fast-moving prey, so maintaining a quick trolling speed is essential to enticing strikes. Anglers often vary the depth and distance of their lines to cover a wide swath of water and increase their chances of encountering wahoo.

Another effective technique for wahoo fishing in Hitchcock is using live bait, such as ballyhoo or large squid, rigged with heavy-duty hooks and fished from outriggers or downriggers. Live bait presents a natural and enticing target for wahoo, particularly when deployed at varying depths to cover the water column effectively. Anglers must remain vigilant and attentive to their baits, as wahoo are known for their lightning-fast strikes and powerful runs once hooked.

Once a wahoo is hooked, anglers must be prepared for an intense battle. Wahoo are renowned for their blistering runs and acrobatic leaps, often testing the angler's skill and equipment to the limit. Experienced captains and crews play a crucial role in guiding anglers through the fight, providing expert advice and assistance to increase the chances of landing the fish successfully. With their combination of speed, power, and ferocity, wahoo offer anglers in Hitchcock an exhilarating fishing experience unlike any other.

What other species are popular in Hitchcock?

While wahoo may reign supreme as a top predator in the offshore waters of Hitchcock, Texas, anglers can also target a diverse array of other species for exciting fishing experiences. One popular target for offshore anglers is the majestic mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphin fish. These vibrant-colored fish are prized for their acrobatic leaps and fierce fights, making them a favorite among anglers seeking a thrilling challenge. Dorado are often found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures, where they hunt for smaller prey fish. Anglers typically target dorado using a variety of techniques, including trolling with colorful lures or live bait fishing with squid or small fish.

Another sought-after species in Hitchcock's offshore waters is the powerful yellowfin tuna. These large, muscular fish are renowned for their strength and endurance, putting up epic battles that test both angler and tackle to the limit. Yellowfin tuna are often found schooling around offshore oil rigs, deepwater structures, and seamounts, where they prey on baitfish and squid. Anglers targeting yellowfin tuna commonly use a combination of trolling with skirted lures, chunking with natural baits, and 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 dorado 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 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Larry W. with Mike S. of Freeport, 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 captain, put us on lots of fish, & felt safe the entire time. This is a really great outfit.

    Peter M. with Michael R. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Want to give a big, "Thanks!" to Jonathan at Captain Experiences for hooking me and my family up with Captain Mike and Daisy out of Surfside Beach, TX. Captain Mike took us right where the fish were right off the bat on our first stop where we caught our limit of red snapper including a 32", 22 pounder! We were also able to "rescue" some king fish out of the water as well. We thoroughly enjoyed our time deep sea fishing and look forward to our next outing.

    Brock P. with Mike S. of Freeport, Texas

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