Beach Front

Starting at $800 | 8 Hour | Nearshore | 4 People | Trip #1041

About Your Trip

Join Captain Shane for an exciting excursion right off the Galveston beaches. Wake up for a 6 a.m. or 9 a.m. departure, depending on how much of a morning person you are. You'll be targeting tarpon, bull reds, kingfish, jackfish and sharks, so get ready for some reelin'. The type ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Boston Whaler Outrage
Boat Length
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Garmin electronics and Motorguide trolling motor, T-top for shade in the summertime.

About Your Guide

13 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Shane
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 ... Read More

Start Location

Galveston, TX, USA | Bodies of water fished: Galveston Island

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, at an additional fee


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.


Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon


Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Drinks and snacks, sun screen, hat, sunglasses, waders if wade fishing. Proper footwear NO black sole shoes please! Rods, reels, tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Jason W.


Sisters with husbands and teenager met up in Treasure Island area. Booked a half-day with Capt Shane. Just four days after Hurricane Idalia passed by the area but Capt Shane found a great spot for snook, trout, redfish and dolphins! The dolphins were a treat- mom & youngster ...Read More

Michael M.


It was my kids’ first fishing trip. Shane made it great. He found good spots, was patient with the kids. We had a great time.

Randy P.


Captain Shane is awesome! This is our second trip with Captain Shane and as usual he got us on the fish. I can’t say enough how impressed I am with Captain Shane with his fish knowledge and friendliness. Captain Shane cleaned the fish we kept and told ...Read More

Brent C.


Wow! What an amazing experience! **hidden content**!!!! Caught a ton of fish! Kid friendly and educational, way better than what we could have anticipated!!! Thank you so much for the experience and memories to last a lifetime!! We were very nervous to book ” just anyone” and it was ...Read More

Chris G.


I was on a week vacation in St Pete and decided to book a fishing charter with my brothers. It was my first time saltwater fishing and Captain Shane made it the best trip! We started off Snook fishing and we were getting bites constantly. The thrill of catching my ...Read More

Clay S.


What a great experience with Capt. Shane. Looking forward to fishing again sir.

Damien Nelson


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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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!