facebook pixel

Hammerhead Shark Fishing Charters In Texas City

Easily find a Texas City fishing guide that fits your needs. Confidently book your next day on the water.

4.55/5 Average Rating


Experts Available 24/7

Licensed & Insured Guides

100% Weather Guarantee

Recently Booked Hammerhead Shark Fishing Charters Near Texas City, Tx

Fishing in Texas City

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Shark Quest With Captain Derek

NEW
1 - 6 People $$
Damn Good
A Certified Damn Good Guide is someone who goes above and beyond to show you an incredible experience on your trip. Guides earn this badge through quality reviews, quick and responsive communication, and low cancellation rates.
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Halfday PM 31 Ft Contender

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Damn Good
A Certified Damn Good Guide is someone who goes above and beyond to show you an incredible experience on your trip. Guides earn this badge through quality reviews, quick and responsive communication, and low cancellation rates.
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

5 To 6 Hr Sow Snapper PM 31 Ft Contender

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Damn Good
A Certified Damn Good Guide is someone who goes above and beyond to show you an incredible experience on your trip. Guides earn this badge through quality reviews, quick and responsive communication, and low cancellation rates.
Fishing in Freeport

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Halfday PM 33 Ft Contender: Texas Deep Sea Fishing Charter

NEW
33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Sharks - 24’ Parker

NEW
24 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

UFC Special – Redfish/Shark/Tarpon

50% (2)
28 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Most Popular Types of Hammerhead Shark Trips in Texas City

“Our Damn Good Guides go above and beyond to provide you an incredible trip, and we’ve handpicked every single one. We’re passionate about the outdoors and about empowering people to find the perfect-match guide for the trip of a lifetime, every time.”

Jonathan and Attison   |   Co-founders   |   Austin, Texas

More Hammerhead Shark Fishing Charters Near Texas City, Tx

Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Offshore in Galveston

Types of fish you can catch on this trip: King Fish, Flounder, Shark, Jack fish, Stingray, oversized Red fish, Ling,Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum & other types of fish This trip will take you out to the close rigs offshore and some reefs. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Offshore

NEW
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Damn Good
A Certified Damn Good Guide is someone who goes above and beyond to show you an incredible experience on your trip. Guides earn this badge through quality reviews, quick and responsive communication, and low cancellation rates.
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

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
trip description for Jetty/Channel Trip - 39’ Contender in Hitchcock

Head a little further out 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. Captain Mike will take you to the some of the best fishing spots in the Gulf and share some tips from his years of experience. Learn some new techniques while perfecting old ones during this outing. The 39' triple 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 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

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

Jetty/Channel Trip - 39’ Contender

NEW
39 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
trip description for Galveston Sharks - 25’ Ranger 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

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Sharks - 25’ Ranger

NEW
25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
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

Inshore Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

Great Galveston Inshore

NEW
24 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
Fishing in Hitchcock
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

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hitchcock

Shark And Red Trips

NEW
25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
See All Hammerhead Shark Trips in Texas City

Everything to Know About Booking a Texas City hammerhead shark fishing charter

What are the best hammerhead shark fishing charters in Texas City?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 35 hammerhead shark trip in Texas City: Shark Quest with Captain Derek guided by Derek.

Our guides in Texas City are rated a 4.55 out of 5 based on 2529 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, Hitchcock and Bolivar Peninsula.

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

What types of hammerhead shark fishing charters are common in Texas City?

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

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

How much do Texas City hammerhead shark fishing charters cost?

for hammerhead shark in Texas City prices can range anywhere from an affordable $550 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for hammerhead shark in Texas City is $817. The average price for a full day trip for hammerhead shark in Texas City is $1,421.

What month is best for hammerhead shark fishing in Texas City?

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

Do I need a Texas City fishing license for hammerhead shark and what are the bag limits for hammerhead shark in Texas City?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Texas City, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Texas City. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Texas City.

What is hammerhead shark fishing in Texas City all about?

Hammerhead sharks, known for their distinctive hammer-shaped heads, are occasionally encountered by anglers in the waters around Texas City. These formidable predators can grow to impressive sizes, with the great hammerhead being the largest species in the hammerhead family. While hammerhead sharks are not as common as some other shark species in Texas City's waters, they are occasionally caught by anglers targeting other species or encountered by anglers fishing offshore.

Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Texas City is typically not a targeted activity due to their sporadic presence and the challenges associated with catching large sharks. However, anglers targeting offshore species such as tuna or mahi-mahi may encounter hammerhead sharks while trolling or drifting offshore. Hammerhead sharks are powerful fighters and require heavy tackle and specialized techniques to land safely. Catch-and-release practices are often encouraged for hammerhead sharks to ensure their conservation and protection.

Anglers interested in targeting hammerhead sharks in Texas City should be aware of local regulations regarding shark fishing and handling. Proper equipment, including heavy-duty tackle, wire leaders, and circle hooks, is essential for safely hooking and releasing hammerhead sharks. Additionally, anglers should have the necessary knowledge and experience to handle and release sharks safely to minimize stress and injury to the animal. While encounters with hammerhead sharks are relatively rare in Texas City's waters, they provide anglers with thrilling experiences and a deeper appreciation for the diverse marine life inhabiting the Gulf of Mexico.

What are the most popular months to fish for hammerhead shark fishing in Texas City?

In Texas City, hammerhead shark seasons are not as defined as they are for some other fish species due to the unpredictable nature of their presence in the area's waters. Hammerhead sharks are known to migrate seasonally, moving into warmer waters during the spring and summer months. During these warmer months, anglers may have a slightly higher chance of encountering hammerhead sharks offshore, particularly in deeper waters and around offshore structures.

However, it's important to note that hammerhead sharks can be found in Texas City's waters throughout the year, albeit less frequently during the cooler months of fall and winter. While their presence may be less common during these seasons, anglers targeting offshore species may still encounter hammerhead sharks while fishing in deeper waters offshore. Therefore, anglers should remain vigilant and prepared for the possibility of encountering hammerhead sharks regardless of the season.

Ultimately, the presence of hammerhead sharks in Texas City's waters is influenced by various factors, including water temperature, prey availability, and oceanographic conditions. Anglers interested in targeting hammerhead sharks should keep an eye on local fishing reports and oceanographic conditions to increase their chances of encountering these elusive predators. Additionally, practicing responsible catch-and-release techniques is crucial for ensuring the conservation and protection of hammerhead sharks and their marine habitats throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching hammerhead shark in Texas City?

Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Texas City requires specialized techniques and equipment due to the size and strength of these apex predators. Anglers targeting hammerhead sharks typically use heavy-duty tackle, including stout rods, large reels spooled with heavy monofilament or braided line, and wire leaders to withstand the shark's powerful jaws and abrasive skin. Circle hooks are often preferred for shark fishing, as they are more likely to hook the shark in the corner of the mouth, reducing the risk of injury and facilitating safe catch-and-release practices.

One effective technique for targeting hammerhead sharks in Texas City is offshore trolling or drifting. Anglers can deploy large baitfish, such as bonito, mullet, or mackerel, rigged on heavy-duty circle hooks and wire leaders behind the boat while trolling or drifting offshore. This method covers a large area of water and allows anglers to present their baits at various depths to entice hammerhead sharks feeding at different levels in the water column. Additionally, using chum to create a scent trail can help attract hammerhead sharks to the fishing area and increase the likelihood of a strike.

Another productive technique for targeting hammerhead sharks in Texas City is bottom fishing with large chunks of bait or whole fish on the ocean floor. Anglers can anchor or drift over known shark habitats, such as offshore reefs, wrecks, or deep-water ledges, and deploy baited lines with heavy sinkers to keep the baits anchored to the bottom. This method allows anglers to target hammerhead sharks and other bottom-dwelling species that may be attracted to the scent of the bait. Anglers should remain vigilant and be prepared for powerful strikes from hammerhead sharks, as well as other large predators that may inhabit the area's offshore waters.

What other species are popular in Texas City?

Apart from hammerhead sharks, Texas City offers anglers a diverse array of fish species to target, ensuring there's always something exciting to catch on the water. One popular species among anglers is the redfish, also known as red drum, which can be found in abundance throughout the bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters around Texas City. Redfish are prized for their powerful fights and delectable flesh, making them a sought-after catch for both recreational and sport anglers. Anglers can target redfish using various techniques such as bait fishing with live or cut bait, casting with artificial lures, or fly fishing along the shallow flats.

Another prized species in Texas City's waters is the speckled trout, also known as spotted sea trout. Speckled trout are renowned for their aggressive strikes and delicate flavor, making them a favorite target among anglers. These fish can be found in abundance in the area's bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters, particularly during the warmer months. Anglers targeting speckled trout often use live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures such as soft plastics, spoons, or topwater plugs. Speckled trout fishing in Texas City provides anglers with thrilling action and memorable catches against the backdrop of the city's scenic coastal environment.

Furthermore, Texas City offers opportunities to target a variety of other species, including flounder, black drum, sheepshead, blacktip shark, and red snapper, among others. These diverse fishing opportunities cater to anglers of all preferences and experience levels, ensuring there's always something new to discover on the water. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shore, anglers in Texas City can enjoy the thrill of hooking into a variety of game fish while immersing themselves in the rich marine ecosystem of the area.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Mike does a great job as a captain. Fishing was great and Mike was very patient in showing how to fish in the bays. I would definitely go out with Captain Mike again.

    Dan M. with Mike C. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Fun day. Great guide. Highly recommend.

    David R. with Colton C. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time fishing with Captain Mike! We hope to go out again soon.

    Taylor E. with Mike C. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Led, was an excellent guide! He was very knowledgeable on where and when to go. Highly recommend his service! Can’t wait for the next fishing trip! Tight lines!

    Phu N. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome day on the water! Everyone caught fish. Both captains were very knowledgeable of the target species and where to find them. Our group gets a charter at least once a year and we’ve found our go to guides finally.

    Jeremy A. with Colton C. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We have a great time

    John G. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome experience. Really enjoyed the captain explaining and giving us some good insight. Would highly recommend.

    Oscar R. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day with Leb! Thanks Leb for putting us on the fish and showing us a good time. Hopefully we'll be able to come back in the fall.

    Tammy P. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great trip with Captain Leb! We had all experience levels on our trip and he was able to help each of us in turn allowing us to go home with fish for dinner and some amazing pictures of fishes we had to throw back. Next time we are in town, we are planning another trip since we had such a great experience!!

    Jodi I. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had some free time while in Houston and booked a last minute fishing trip with Captain Leb. He was not able to take us out but set us up with Captain Colton. Captain Leb was very responsive and professional in making sure that everything was set up smoothly for us. And our trip with Captain Colton was great, had a great time catching a variety of fish. I highly recommend both Captain Leb and Captain Colton.

    Carlton R. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome time, great guide. Even with crappy weather, we still caught a ton of fish. Highly recommend!

    Samuel H. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capitan Morgan and Colton were a blast! It felt like I was catching them as soon as the bait hit the water. The pair were also very easy to talk to. It felt like we were fishing with friends. They were so helpful, did a great job all the way around. I felt like I learned new things about the fish and the area. They also did a great job cleaning the fish and giving helpful tips on how to cook the catch of the day. While all this praise about the two mentioned above I hope it won't overshadow how great the fishing actually was. My husband catch his biggest catch while on this fishing trip! This was a surprise birthday celebration for my father in law, and he absolutely loved it. It was his first time going on a charter, and I can garentee we will be back again. My husband and I have been on several fishing charters, and this one definitely was one of the best. I'd highly recommend going here for your next fishing trip!

    William M. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience from start to finish. We had a lot of fun on our fishing trip. Captain Leb was very knowledgeable and had everything we needed for the day. He helped teach all of us the ins and outs to catching reds and flounder. He even stopped in to this spot where we got burgers and he cleaned all of the catch we had. We will definitely be back again! Thanks!!

    Matthew C. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Mike is a very professional fishing captain who is willing to take the time to share his knowledge and experience to improve your fishing skills/experience. He works very hard to put you on fish and I highly recommend booking a trip with Mike.

    Mark W. with Mike C. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day. Leb is a knowledgeable guide that is determined to find fish! Thanks Leb!

    Benjamin R. with Leb K. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Our trip was great! Cody was very professional, patient, knowledgeable , and put us on the fish our first stop. I highly recommend him.

    Tammie B. with Cody P. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Michael was great, caught a great red! Will be booking again!

    Megan S. with Michael B. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great day in Galveston Bay! Captain William is a incredible guide with his knowledge and patience in helping us catch some great fish including a beautiful Red Fish! Captain William’s Boat is a first class vessel to get us right where we needed for great fishing spots!

    Eugene H. with William R. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    great experience and captain was very flexible with scheduling and time management.

    Gi L. with Lg B. of Texas City, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great day fishing Galveston Bay with our Guide Captain LG. So much fun to watch my daughters land keeper speckled trout. From Booking our day trip to having our fish cleaned and bagged couldn’t have been an better. Big thanks to Jonathan at Captain Experiences who actually answered his phone at 7:00 in the morning after I got lost!

    Mark K. with Lg B. of Texas City, Texas

Other Hunting Species in Texas City

What's biting in Texas City?

View Hammerhead Shark Fishing Reports from our damn good guides.

Didn't Find What You Were Looking For?

Our guides are Damn Good Guides, which means they’re licensed, insured and vetted by our team of outdoor experts who know them on a first-name basis. We hand pick our Damn Good Guides, and our network spans all across the country and beyond.

The proof is in the pudding, and we’re incredibly proud of our 4.9 / 5 average review score. Hit the button below to see more trip options:

See All Hammerhead Shark Trips in Texas City