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Light Tackle Fishing Charters Near San Leon, Tx
Climb aboard with Captain Meghan and explore the Jetties of Galveston Bay on her 21’ Mako! These charters are great for any level of fisherman, and especially for families with children. However, you must be at least five years old to ride this ride! You will travel 5-6 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, fishing the North and South Jetties. The South Jetty is located at the East point of Galveston. The North Jetty is located on Bolivar Peninsula. These 6-hour trips can accommodate 1-6 people. You must bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License. You may also bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass, no seeds), as well as an ice chest for the day’s catch. Her business will provide the equipment and bait. You can purchase live bait for an additional fee. Captain Meghan and her crew will also clean and fillet your fish for you. We hope you have a good recipe for fish tacos! Read More
Epic Jetty Trip - 21' Mako
Come see what fishing in Galveston is all about with Captain Mike! Corpus Christi is home to some beautiful Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and other species. Get ready to target these fish on your 6-hour adventure with Captain Mike. You'll be using light tackle and artificial lures as you cruise around the Corpus Christi inshores. Captain Mike is also happy to provide live bait for an additional fee. No matter which technique you choose, the 23' Haynie bay boat will comfortably get you where you need to be with its 200 HP Mercury engine. Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice (no glass), sunscreen, and a hat. Captain Mike will provide the rest. See you on the water! Read More
Bay/Inshore Trip - 23' Haynie
This trip with Captain Epi is a great way to enjoy some of the best fishing that the Gulf Coast has to offer. The Galveston Bay area offers extraordinary fishing for a number of shallow-water species, including classic Texas gamefish like Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. To hook up on these species, you'll be using a variety of techniques including bottom fishing, drift fishing, and trolling. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Epi's beautiful 25' Haynie Magnum. It's a perfect boat for the shallow waters of the Gulf, and is powered by a 250 horsepower Mercury Pro XS engine to get you on the fish fast! She also features top electronics, including GPS, a fishfinder, and a multimedia system. Everything you need for a comfortable, productive day of fishing is right here. You're advised to bring food and drinks for the day, plus a Texas Fishing License with a Saltwater stamp. Bring along a camera to capture the best moments, plus some polarized sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen. If you want to keep your catch, bring a cooler—Captain Epi will help you fillet your fish. Read More
Galveston Inshore Classic
Climb aboard with our Captain and see what the deep waters off the coast of Galveston have to offer! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some big game, and on this trip you'll be going extra far to get even more sizable fish! On this 12-hour trip, our Captain will take you up to 60 miles offshore to target impressive Cobia, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using a variety of techniques including light to heavy tackle, live bait, bottom fishing, trolling, drift fishing or deep dropping. Just let the Captain know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! The beauty of this 12 hour trip is that you'll have time to try out a few different methods. On this trip you'll be fishing aboard our massive 42’ Delta sportfisher that can hold an impressive 18 people, with the first 10 passengers included in the price. Powered by twin 160 HP Caterpillar engines, this vessel will cut through the surf like butter and smoothly get you to the deep waters. It comes with GPS, Fishfinder, a Flybridge, and an Ice Box to store your catches. All rods, reels and tackle will be provided. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp. You can also bring food and drink of your choice on board (no glass). This trip can host up to 18 people and is for anglers of all skill levels, so don't hold back on inviting friends! Read More
Galveston Dawn-till-Dusk Trip
Climb aboard with our Captain and see what the deep waters off the coast of Galveston have to offer! The deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico are an excellent place to chase after some big game, and on this trip you'll be going extra far to get even more sizable fish! On this 9-hour trip, our Captain will take you up to 40 miles offshore to target impressive Blacktip Shark, Cobia, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Mangrove Snapper, and Red Snapper. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using a variety of techniques including light to heavy tackle, live bait, bottom fishing, trolling, drift fishing or deep dropping. Just let the Captain know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! The fishing starts an hour and a half after leaving the dock, leaving you with a full 6 hours to try out as many of these techniques as you want! On this trip you'll be fishing aboard our massive 42’ Delta sportfisher that can hold an impressive 18 people, with the first 10 passengers included in the price. Powered by twin 160 HP Caterpillar engines, this vessel will cut through the surf like butter and smoothly get you to the deep waters. It comes with GPS, Fishfinder, a Flybridge, and an Ice Box to store your catches. We will provide all rods, reels and tackle. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp. You can also bring food and drink of your choice on board (no glass). This trip can host up to 18 people and is for anglers of all skill levels, so don't hold back on inviting friends! Read More
Galveston Extended Day Weekday
Adventure out with Captain Brian and experience an action-packed day of fishing! Captain Brian offers surf and beachfront fishing around the Galveston area for Tarpon, Drum, Ling (Cobia), and large (Bull) redfish. You will be fishing out of the beachfront and surrounding bays including the Galveston jetties and San Luis Pass. You can either fish for 6 hours (a half-day) or 8 hours (a full day) depending on how much fishing you want to do. Captain Brian and his crew will provide rods, reels, and artificial lures. You can purchase live bait for an additional price. All you need to bring is a Texas Parks and Wildlife Fishing License with a Saltwater Stamp, food and drinks of your choice, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Let your mind escape from daily responsibilities and have a day on the water with Captain Brian! Read More
Big Trout Bay Fishing
Join Captain Blake on a Galveston Bay fishing trip. 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. He can furnish up to a maximum of 3 single or tandem kayaks per trip. Whether you're an experienced veteran or a brand new angler, Captain Blake will ensure to cater to all of your fishing needs. 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
Galveston Bay Fishing
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! Read More
Bay Trip - 25' Boston Whaler
Captain Shannon will use his 25+ years of experience to take you where the fish are biting! The jetties are home to a variety of fish species, including red and black drum, flounder, speckled trout, king mackerel, and tripletail, giving you the unique experience of catching offshore fish inshore. 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, an ice chest, and some good company! Read More
Galveston Jetty Roundup
Depending on conditions, you might hook into Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel (Kingfish), Jack Crevalle, and anything else that bites. Planning a family adventure? Kids are absolutely welcome! For baby life vests please ask ahead of time, these are not typically kept in the boat unless requested. Captain Corey has four kids (two teenagers, and two under the age of five) therefore, he keeps a "Kids Only Snack Stash" on the boat, just remember to send over any allergies ahead of time! Your adventure begins aboard a 23’ Sea Pro center console with a capacity for 6 passengers. It comes with all the essentials no fishing machine can run without. You’ll find rods, reels, and tackle waiting for you, along with lures. Live bait is on offer, but you should ask the captain whether you’ll be catching it yourself. A First Mate will be there to make sure everything is running smoothly. Mates work hard to make your trip count, so a 10–20% tip is customary. Before coming aboard, you will be required to buy a local fishing license for everyone in your group. This information is usually available online, or you can ask the captain. Some species might be protected or require a tag to keep them, so make sure you know what to expect. Don’t leave home without sunscreen, sunglasses, and bottled water. If you’d like to bring other drinks, just ask. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, so long as you avoid hard liquor as well as glass bottles. Now, come aboard with Reel Adventures and get hooked! Read More
Galveston Inshore Jetty Trip
Go aboard with Captain Tanner and explore the jetties of Galveston Bay on his 25’ Boston Whaler ! These charters on the 26' Angler are specifically designed for groups of 5-6 Anglers. If you have 4 people in your party, Meghan will take you out aboard their 21' Mako. These trips are great for any level of fisherman, and especially for families with children. You will travel 5-6 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, fishing the North and South Jetties. The South Jetty is located at the East point of Galveston. The North Jetty is located on Bolivar Peninsula. These 4-hour (half-day) and 6-hour (full-day) trips cater to groups of 5-6 people. You must bring a valid Texas Saltwater Fishing License. You may also bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass, no seeds), as well as an ice chest for the day’s catch. Her business will provide the equipment and bait. You can purchase live bait for an additional fee. Captain Meghan and her crew will also clean and fillet your fish for you. Get ready for an eventful day on the water with Captain Meghan! Read More
Galveston Texas Classics Trip
Head on down to Freeport Texas and experience an action-packed day of fishing with Captain Corey. On the day of your trip you'll head out aboard Captain Corey's 23' Stoner Super Cat to explore the bays and backwater grass lines around Freeport. You can fish from the boat or get out and wade depending on your preference, but either way your main quarry for the day will be Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and the occasional Sheepshead as well. Corey likes to fish live bait or artificials and has his secret spots for each species if you have a preference or he has a couple locations where all three+ can be present. Just let him know what you're goals are for the day and he will be willing to accommodate! Make sure to bring a valid Texas fishing license as well as snacks and drinks of your choice (no glass). If you choose to go wade fishing, bring waders and wading boots with you. Captain Corey will provide the rest - rods, reels, tackle, and an icebox for your day’s catch. Catch and release practices are encouraged but it is completely up to you the customer if you'd like to bring some fish home for dinner or the freezer. Read More
Freeport Inshore Slammin
Hit the water with this memorable fishing experience off the coast of Galveston. There are lots of locations you can visit along this four-hour excursion, and Captain Rick will make sure you find fish wherever you go, including flounder and black drum. Don't worry about bringing any fishing gear because everything will be waiting for you on the boat. Captain Rick will provide all Shimano reels, including TLD 25s, 50s, a set of Shimano Nexave 6000s, as well as small open-face spinning reels for smaller fish. At the end of your trip, the captain will even clean and fillet your catch, free of charge. The only things you need are licenses and some food or drinks. Join Captain Rick for an unforgettable time! Read More
Bay And Jetty Trip - 27’ Robalo
Join Captain Cheryl for this fun and exciting fishing adventure! On this combo trip, you'll fish half the time with light tackle, chasing inshore species such as Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. For the other half of the trip, you will be big-rod fishing, looking for massive Bull Reds, Jacks, Mackerel, and more. This is a great trip to get a new personal best and a cooler full of keepers! You'll be fishing on board Captain Cheryl's 26’ Century center console. She's equipped with everything you need for an amazing day on the water. The deck can accommodate up to 6 anglers, and Captain Cheryl is happy to take anglers of all experience levels. The boat is powered by twin 200hp Mercury engines, which will keep you moving smoothly all day! There is a cooler for your keepers, as well as a live bait well. Everything you need is provided by Captain Cheryl. She brings all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as ice for your catches. All you'll need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, as well as your Texas fishing licenses for everybody over the age of 16. It is also important to have appropriate clothing, so keep an eye on the weather reports and definitely have sunblock on hand. Read More
Ultimate Combo Trip
Hop on board with Captain Harry and experience an amazing day of fishing in the Galveston Bay! Captain Harry will use his experience and knowledge to take you where the fish are biting! Listen to his advice and you will soon be haulin' in some trophy size fish. Some commonly targeted species include trout, redfish, flounder, and many more. Captain Harry launches his trips out of Harborwalk. Upon departing, you can expect 6 hours of action-packed fishing! Give those hamstrings a little stretch before the trip - Captain Harry is known for bringing in some big fish. Read More
Reel In The Bay With Captain Harry
You haven't fished Galveston unless you've fished the jetties! On this epic trip with Captain Jennifer, you'll zero in on the jetties and the shipping channels, both of which are widely known for holding tons of trophy fish! Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Jacks, and more are all waiting to crush your bait, so get out there! You'll be fishing aboard a sleek 26' Mako center console, powered by twin Yamaha engines. She has plenty of space for up to six guests, so bring friends and folks! Captain Jennifer will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon trip, including rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen and your Texas Saltwater Fishing Licenses! Read More
Galveston Jetty And Channel Trip
If you’ve never fished the Galveston Bay system, you’re missing out. These productive waters are home to the “Texas Big Three” (Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout), Amberjack, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and many more species. On this 9-hour action-packed adventure, Captain David will help you reel ‘em all in. Captain David conducts these trips using his 24’ Shallow Sport center console which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. This vessel is meant for those shallow hotspots and makes for a smooth ride to and from your destination. When fishing with Captain David, you’ll be fishing light tackle gear as you drift the bays with popping corks or site fish the shallows for cruising fish. Captain David can also accommodate fly fishing if you'd like to bring your own gear. Your captain will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He’ll also provide water, although feel free to bring your drinks. On these trips he’ll even provide a “captain’s lunch” for you and your group! Make sure you bring a valid Texas saltwater fishing license, but otherwise Captain David will take care of the rest. Get ready for an exciting day of fishing with Captain David! Read More
Full Day Baytown Slam
Get ready for an exciting night fishing adventure in Galveston, TX, with Captain Justen and his 23' Nautic Star bay boat. This trip is perfect for anglers looking to catch Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout under the stars! Captain Justen is a local expert who knows the Galveston waters inside and out. With his guidance, you'll have the best chance of landing a trophy catch. He'll provide all the necessary equipment, including high-quality rods and reels, live bait, and artificial lures. You'll also have access to the latest fish-finding technology to ensure that you're in the right spot at the right time. Fish behave differently at night, when there are fewer predators and baitfish can be illuminated by the moonlight. Many species are especially aggressive once the sun sets, so this can be an extremely rewarding time to go fishing! As you cruise the waters around Galveston, you'll have the chance to take in the city's beautiful skyline at night. The calm and quiet waters provide a unique and peaceful setting for a night fishing trip. Plus, the cooler temperatures make for a comfortable and enjoyable experience during the hot Texas summer months. Captain Justen's 23' Nautic Star bay boat is the perfect vessel for night fishing trips. With its spacious deck, comfortable seating, and plenty of storage, you'll have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Captain Justen will provide expert guidance and support throughout the trip. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to fish under the stars in Galveston, TX! Book your night fishing trip with Captain Justen today and experience the thrill of catching Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout in a beautiful and unique setting. Read More
Galveston Bay Night Fishing
Everything to Know About Booking a San Leon light tackle fishing charter
What are the best light tackle fishing charters in San Leon?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 144 light tackle fishing trips in San Leon, and the most popular trips in the area are A Good Day in the Bay - 23’ guided by David, Galveston Bay Combo Trip guided by Brantley, and Galveston Bay Redfish and Trout guided by Ray.
Our guides in San Leon are rated a 4.92 out of 5 based on 9581 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.
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What types of light tackle fishing charters are common in San Leon?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for light tackle fishing in San Leon as well as inshore fishing, jetty fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for light tackle fishing in San Leon are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. flounder, and 4. black drum.
How much do San Leon light tackle fishing charters cost?
for light tackle fishing in San Leon prices can range anywhere from an affordable $200 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for light tackle fishing in San Leon is $787. The average price for a full day trip for light tackle fishing in San Leon is $1,295.
What month is best for on a light tackle fishing charter in San Leon?
The most popular season to go on a light tackle fishing charter in San Leon is summer, and most anglers book their trips 4 days in advance.
Do I need a San Leon fishing license and what are the bag limits in San Leon?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in San Leon, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in San Leon. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in San Leon.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
We had a great time not just fishing but hanging out with Capt. Brantley. He’s a very knowledgeable angler and human in general. We didn’t limit out so we have an excuse to hurry back.
Leslie W. with Brantley W. of San Leon, 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
Amazing trip! Got my personal best with David. Amazing guy!
Jasmine M. with David D. of San Leon, Texas
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