Pricing & Availability

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Species

Black Drum, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

Techniques

Fly Fishing

About Your Trip

Hop on board Captain Eric and enjoy a memorable day of fly fishing! You can expect to target Redfish (Captain Eric’s favorite), Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Trout as you traverse the flats of Galveston Bay on your 5-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full-day) trip. The trip can host 2 people.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Skiff
Boat Manufacturer: Hells Bay Whipray
Engine Manufacturer: Evinrude E-TEC
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 60 hp

About Your Guide

Captain Eric Whitley of 8WT Charters grew up bass fishing with his dad across Texas lakes and ponds, but as soon as he first fished saltwater he was hooked for life.

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Amenities and Information

Water Type

Flats

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Lunch

Yes, at an additional fee

Weather

You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Fly rods, flies, and all tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Any medication or dietary needs, snacks, and or food

Required Items

Texas fishing license, good quality polarized sunglasses, hat, sunscreen

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 30 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

Galveston, TX, USA