Deep Sea Trip - 48' Cruiser

Only a $500 deposit to reserve

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Fishing Info


Heavy Tackle, Trolling, Jigging

Water Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Amberjack, Blacktip Shark, Cobia, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Mahi Mahi / Dorado, Red Snapper

About Your Trip

Get up bright and early for a 6 a.m. departure on this classic Galveston deep sea fishing charter. Enjoy a full day excursion, cruising over 80 miles offshore to reefs and other structures for bottom fishing. You'll even get to swing by some oil rigs and some of the guide's other secret spots. Captain Scott will use his knowledge and experience to help you catch several different kinds of trophy-sized fish, including Amberjack, Dolphin, and Red Snapper.

You will be aboard his 48 foot, fully-loaded Fountain Express Cruiser equipped with a full kitchen and two full bathrooms with showers. Good luck not having a grand time on this baby. In addition to providing the boat, Captain Scott will also provide all the gear, set up the rods for you, and clean the catch at the end of the day. This outing is meant for people with any skill level making it a great option for a family trip or advanced fishermen who want a go at some of the Gulf's biggest and baddest fish.

Captain Scott and his crew also offer a special red snapper catch share experience in partnership with Katie's Seafood. These research trips give you the opportunity to enjoy a day of fishing on the Gulf and to try some ultra fresh red snapper from Katie's!

About Your Boat

Boat type: Sportfisher

Boat Manufacturer: Fountain

Boat length: 48ft

Engine Manufacturer: Cummins Turbo Diesel

Engine HP: 480HP

Number of engines: 2

Extras: Toilet, Air Conditioning, GPS, Fishfinder, Bed, Live Bait Well, Kitchen, Refrigerator, Multimedia System, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Scott Hickman is the owner of Circle H Outfitters and Charters has been operating Galveston deep sea fishing charters full time for twenty years. Through those years, Hickman has learned how to catch giant fish and a lot of them. Whether you are looking to catch trophy sized red snapper deep in the Gulf of Mexico or trout right off the coast of Galveston, Captain Scott will be able to take you there aboard one of his two, top of the class vessels.

No matter what trip you decide to go on with Captain Scott you will have the choice between a 48' fully loaded Fountain Express Cruiser and a 36' Contender. The Cruiser is equipped with a full kitchen and two full bathrooms with showers and plenty of comfortable seating making it the perfect boat for a long day out at sea. The Contender is equipped with in deck fish boxes for your large catches and has plenty of deck space for you to wrestle them down.

Captain Scott will supply the bait and tackle, set up your rods, as well as clean and bag all the fish you catch, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the open sea.


Miguel G.

September 6, 2019

Captian Scott has the science down. Very knowledgeable. We were hoping for snapper but he was able to explain they were about 50 miles out due to all the fresh water in the gulf. He put us on some nice fish and we all enjoyed this trip. PS his contender is top of the line!! See ya next time captain!

Eric N.

May 27, 2019

Captain scott and his helper tanner are great people and will definetly help u catch some great fish… over all an awesome experience!



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.

Boat Restroom



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

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Bait, Tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Soft white soled shoes Hat Sunglasses Sea sickness meds (if needed) NO hard liquor NO glass

Required Items

A valid fishing license.

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 10-20% customary tip.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

715 N Holiday Dr, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Start Time(s)

06:00 AM


8 hours,