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Fishing in Texas City

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas Tarpon On Light Tackle

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25 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas City Jetty Trip

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

8 Hour Tarpon Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekend

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Half Day Inshore Trip

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Sharks - 24’ Parker

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24 ft 1 - 5 People $$

Most Popular Types of Tarpon Trips in Texas City

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Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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trip description for Bay or Jetty Fishing-Weekday in Galveston

Climb aboard and explore the deeper waters of Galveston Bay! On this 5 hour trip, you can expect to fish within the bays and jetties surrounding Galveston. Captain Bobby has an eye for black drum, so don’t be surprised when the fish bite! In addition to black drum, you could catch shark, flounder, jack crevalle, king mackerel, ladyfish, mangrove snapper, and many more species of fish. The trip can host up to 6 people and is for anglers of all skill levels. Captain Bobby's 40’ sportfisher cuts through the surf making for a smoother and quicker ride out. Captain Bobby requires you to bring a valid Texas Fishing License with a saltwater stamp. You can also bring food and drink of your choice on board (no glass). You can also purchase live bait for an additional fee. Get out there and have a blast! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Bay Or Jetty Fishing-Weekday

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

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

22' Whaler Inshore

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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trip description for UFC Special – Redfish/Shark/Tarpon in Galveston

Join Captain Shawn in wrangling some of the biggest fish you'll ever see in real life! Redfish and shark mostly, but Some of the largest Tarpon found around the continental United States swim the waters off of Galveston Island you are going to want to get in on the action. To ensure you catch the biggest fish, the conditions have to be just right for the Tarpon, As a result, these trips are only offered from May through October. Don't miss out on this trip of a lifetime and book your's today! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

UFC Special – Redfish/Shark/Tarpon

50% (2)
28 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

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25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Galveston
Fishing in Galveston
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trip description for Galveston Bay Tarpon Hunt in Galveston

Join Captain Shane at 6 AM for a morning excursion in the Galveston Bay. You'll be targeting Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Tarpon, making it a great trip for a serious trophy trout hunter or for somebody just looking to bring in a whole mess of fish! Although Florida has become the hottest Tarpon fishery in recent years, the Texas coast is home to many of these beautiful fish, and if you want to battle with a fish that will test your strength, stamina, and fishing skills, you're in the right place! If you can handle the challenge, the “Silver King” is the fish for you. These fish are as tough as they are beautiful, and are a worthy opponent for any angler. Captain Shane will provide the boat, ice for drinks and fish, rods and reels upon request, and all baits. All you need is a Texas Fishing License with Saltwater Stamp and any sun protection and snacks you may want out on the boat. You will need to bring along waders if you plan on wade fishing. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Galveston

Galveston Bay Tarpon Hunt

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in San Leon
Fishing in San Leon
Fishing in San Leon
trip description for Tarpon Fishing in San Leon

Experience Tarpon Fishing Excellence with Captain Blake! Join Captain Blake for an exhilarating tarpon fishing expedition along the beachfront, where the waters come alive with these magnificent giants. With a focus on artificial lure fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and sight casting, this trip offers the ultimate angling challenge. Thrilling Tarpon Adventures Prepare for the angling adventure of a lifetime as you target tarpon in the impressive 100-200 pounds class. These mighty fish are known for their strength and acrobatics, making every catch an exhilarating battle. Artificial Lure Mastery Under the guidance of Captain Blake, hone your skills in the art of artificial lure fishing. Learn the techniques needed to entice these powerful tarpon and engage in thrilling battles as you reel them in. Sight Casting Sensation Sight casting adds an element of excitement to your fishing experience. Spotting tarpon in the crystal-clear waters and making precision casts is both challenging and immensely rewarding. Captain Blake will help you perfect this skill and enhance your chances of success. Trolling Lures for Tarpon In addition to sight casting, you'll have the opportunity to troll lures, adding variety to your fishing techniques. Captain Blake's expertise will guide you in effectively trolling for tarpon, ensuring a well-rounded and successful day on the water. Book Your Tarpon Fishing Adventure Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a new challenge or a newcomer looking to test your skills against these incredible fish, Captain Blake's tarpon fishing trip promises an unforgettable day of thrilling battles and memorable catches. Secure your spot now and get ready for an incredible day of tarpon fishing with Captain Blake! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Leon

Tarpon Fishing

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24 ft 1 - 3 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Texas City tarpon fishing charter

What are the best tarpon fishing charters in Texas City?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 17 tarpon trips in Texas City, and the most popular trips in the area are Texas Tarpon on Light Tackle guided by LG and Texas City Jetty Trip guided by Vincent.

Our guides in Texas City are rated a 4.77 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Tarpon charter include Galveston, San Leon and Dickinson.

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

What types of tarpon fishing charters are common in Texas City?

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

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

How much do Texas City tarpon fishing charters cost?

for tarpon in Texas City prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $1,200, but the average price for a half day trip for tarpon in Texas City is $754. The average price for a full day trip for tarpon in Texas City is $1,122.

What month is best for tarpon fishing in Texas City?

The most popular season for tarpon fishing in Texas City is summer, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

Do I need a Texas City fishing license for tarpon and what are the bag limits for tarpon 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 tarpon fishing in Texas City all about?

Tarpon, also known as "silver kings," are a highly prized species among anglers in Texas City, offering thrilling fights and impressive acrobatics when hooked. These majestic fish are known for their silver scales, large size, and powerful swimming abilities. Tarpon can be found in the waters around Texas City during the warmer months, particularly in coastal bays, estuaries, and along the Gulf coast. Anglers flock to the area in pursuit of these iconic gamefish, eager for the chance to battle one of the ocean's most formidable creatures.

Fishing for tarpon in Texas City typically involves a variety of techniques, including sight casting, drift fishing, and anchoring near structure such as jetties or channels. Anglers often use live bait such as mullet, pinfish, or crabs to entice tarpon to bite, though artificial lures such as spoons, plugs, and flies can also be effective. Patience and persistence are key when targeting tarpon, as these fish can be elusive and unpredictable in their feeding habits.

Spring and summer are prime seasons for tarpon fishing in Texas City, as warmer water temperatures stimulate increased activity and draw these fish closer to shore. Anglers can expect to encounter tarpon in shallow flats, along sandy beaches, and near passes and inlets where they feed on baitfish and crustaceans. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shore, targeting tarpon in Texas City promises an adrenaline-pumping adventure and the chance to land one of the ocean's most coveted gamefish.

What are the most popular months to fish for tarpon in Texas City?

In Texas City, the tarpon fishing seasons are influenced by various factors including water temperature, currents, and baitfish movements. While tarpon can be found in the waters around Texas City year-round, certain seasons offer more favorable conditions for targeting these iconic gamefish. Spring and summer are typically considered prime seasons for tarpon fishing in Texas City, as warmer water temperatures stimulate increased activity and draw these fish closer to shore.

During the spring months, as the waters around Texas City begin to warm up, tarpon become more active in their feeding habits and may move into shallower waters to forage for food. This period also coincides with the arrival of baitfish and crustaceans into the area, providing ample food sources for hungry tarpon. Anglers targeting tarpon during the spring season can expect productive fishing as these fish feed voraciously in preparation for spawning.

In the summer months, tarpon fishing in Texas City remains excellent as water temperatures continue to rise and baitfish populations increase. Tarpon can often be found in shallow flats, along sandy beaches, and near passes and inlets where they feed on baitfish and crustaceans. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shore, targeting tarpon during the spring and summer seasons in Texas City offers anglers the opportunity to enjoy exciting action and the chance to land one of the ocean's most coveted gamefish.

What techniques are popular for catching tarpon in Texas City?

In Texas City, anglers employ various effective techniques for targeting tarpon, renowned for their powerful fights and acrobatic leaps when hooked. One popular method for tarpon fishing is sight casting, where anglers scan the water for cruising fish and cast their bait or lure ahead of the moving tarpon. This technique requires keen observation and precise casting to present the bait in the path of the tarpon and entice a strike. Sight casting is particularly effective in shallow flats, along sandy beaches, and near jetties or channels where tarpon are known to frequent.

Another productive technique for tarpon fishing in Texas City is drift fishing. Anglers drift with the current while deploying live bait such as mullet, pinfish, or crabs, allowing the bait to naturally drift along with the current and entice tarpon to bite. Drift fishing allows anglers to cover a larger area of water and explore different depths and bottom structures where tarpon may be feeding. It's essential to use heavy tackle and strong hooks when drift fishing for tarpon, as these fish are known for their powerful runs and can easily break lighter gear.

Anchoring near structure such as jetties, bridges, or channels is another effective technique for targeting tarpon in Texas City. Anglers anchor their boats in strategic locations where tarpon are likely to pass by, such as near baitfish schools or along tidal currents. Using live bait or artificial lures, anglers present their offerings to tarpon as they move through the area, enticing strikes with a natural presentation. Regardless of the technique employed, tarpon fishing in Texas City promises an exhilarating experience for anglers seeking the ultimate challenge of tangling with one of the ocean's most formidable gamefish.

What other species are popular in Texas City?

In addition to targeting tarpon, anglers in Texas City have a diverse range of other fish species to pursue, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One popular species among anglers is the redfish, known for its aggressive strikes and hard-fighting nature. Redfish can be found in the shallow flats, marshes, and along the coastline of Texas City, where they prey on baitfish, shrimp, and crabs. Anglers targeting redfish often use live bait such as mullet or shrimp, as well as artificial lures such as spoons or soft plastics, to entice strikes from these powerful gamefish.

Another sought-after species in Texas City is the speckled trout, prized for its delicate flavor and thrilling fights. Speckled trout can be found in the bays, estuaries, and along the shorelines of Texas City, particularly in areas with grassy flats, oyster beds, and channels. Anglers targeting speckled trout often use live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater plugs, to entice strikes from these elusive fish. Speckled trout fishing in Texas City can be productive year-round, with peak seasons typically occurring in the spring and fall when water temperatures are moderate and baitfish populations are abundant.

For those seeking bigger thrills, Texas City also offers opportunities to target bull redfish and black drum. Bull redfish are large, mature redfish that can exceed 40 inches in length and provide anglers with an exhilarating challenge. These fish can be found in deeper waters near channels, jetties, and ship channels, where they feed on baitfish and crustaceans. Black drum, on the other hand, are known for their brute strength and powerful fights. These fish can be found in the same areas as redfish, often congregating in large schools near structure such as jetties, piers, and oyster beds. Whether pursuing redfish, speckled trout, bull redfish, black drum, or any number of other fish species, Texas City promises an unforgettable fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Great morning out for my son’s birthday & Father’s Day!

    Christy E. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Cody was amazing. thanks for saving our trip after our offshore got canceled due to weather.

    Patrick G. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    WE ad a wonderful time.

    Michael M. with Blake S. of Dickinson, 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

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day out on the water with Michael. In less than ideal water and wind conditions he worked hard to put us on fish and we ended up with a nice catch of trout, redfish and flounder (and caught quite few more fish below the limit). They were really accommodating when it came to changing dates due to weather and the location for easy pick up... I will use them again for sure.

    Simon S. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience! Captain Vince was very knowledgeable and helpful the whole trip. Highly recommend and will definitely rebook with him!! A trip to remember.

    Manuel R. with Vincent G. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Blake was an awesome guide. He was very relaxed and and helped us newbies every step of the way. Thanks for a wonderful fishing experience.

    Alma S. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Vincent was awesome and we had a great time. The weather and wind didn't play in our favor, but Vincent was able to put us in the right spots to catch fish. He is a hell of a good guy and a pleasure to fish with. I will be contacting him again for our next trip.

    Brian E. with Vincent G. of Galveston, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    The trip with Blake was excellent. Blake was easy going and knowledgeable about where the fish were at. Overall it was a great trip! We highly recommend Blake in the future!

    Chris C. with Blake S. of Dickinson, Texas

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