Bay Fishing

Starting at $500 | 5 Hour | Inshore | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Join Captain Shane at 6 a.m. for a morning excursion in the Galveston Bay. You'll be targeting speckled trout, redfish, and flounder, making it a great trip for a serious trophy trout hunter or for somebody just looking to bring in a whole mess of fish . The Bay trips consist of either wade fishing shorelines or drift fishing over oyster beds and only artificial bait will be used.

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About Your Guide

Captain Shane grew up on West Galveston Bay and has been fishing the nearby bays, marshes, and gulf for over 30 years. This experience coupled with his extensive knowledge of the seasons, tides, and bottom structure will help point you in the right direction to find fish. You just gotta be able to reel 'em in! Captain Shane prides himself in being both professional and personable and strives to provide all of his passengers with an unforgettable experience.

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Start Location

Galveston, TX, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, at an additional fee

Weather

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

Boat Restroom

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

Lunch

No meal provided.

Species

Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon

Techniques

Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Drinks and snacks, sun screen, hat, sunglasses, waders if wade fishing. Proper footwear NO black sole shoes please!

Required Items

Texas Fishing License with Saltwater Stamp

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 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.

Reviews

Damien Nelson

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May 20, 2021

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Fishing


Captain Shane took my brother and I tarpon fishing a couple miles offshore from Galveston and we had so much fun. We landed two tarpon and a jack. The tarpon was definitely on my bucket list and the whole time I was fighting this beautiful beast, I kept asking ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
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