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Captain Dean will show you all of the ins and outs of fishing the Galveston Bay system. Depending on weather and where the fish are biting harder, your trip will launch out of either the Baytown, Texas City, Galveston, or Bolivar....Read More
On this 6-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure, you’ll be chasing Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Black Drum. Captain Dean’s 23’ Kenner center console can accommodate 4 anglers and is best suited for these types of trips.
Make sure you bring a valid Texas Fishing License, an ice box for your day’s catch, and some food and drinks of your choice. Captain Dean will provide all rods, reels, and lures. He will also clean and fillet your fish at no additional cost.
Prepare to master your cast with Captain Dean and enjoy your day in Galveston, Texas!
Captain Dean offers private Galveston fishing charters for Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. Captain Dean focuses on fishing the Trinity Bay along the northern shoreline of the Galveston Bay Complex. He grew up fishing this body of water and has over 30 years of experience targeting Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder from Baytown to Smith Point....Read More
Captain Dean works hard to put his anglers on fish, and he has an absolute blast in the process. Friendly and outgoing with a great sense of humor, there's never a dull moment fishing with Captain Dean. Very child friendly, he welcomes families aboard, as well as corporate groups, friends, and professional anglers.
Captain Dean fishes from a 24’ Triton center console boat with comfortable seating for up to 4 anglers. Fully equipped for a day on the bay, the Triton features a silent but powerful trolling motor, a large live well for your bait, and a speedy 250 HP Mercury engine.
Captain Dean also operates a 23’ Kenner center console, so you can be sure you'll be fishing aboard the most best boat for current conditions.
Captain Dean is happy to drift fish from the boat over shell and oyster reefs, and he's equally at home wading soft bottom shorelines for trophy Speckled Trout. Captain Dean's also happy to through artificial lures and/or live bait, and Captain Dean always provides Waterloo rods and a selection of spin casting and bait casting reels.
Just remember to purchase your Texas saltwater fishing license online and you're all set. Captain Dean provides live bait at an additional fee and is happy to clean and bag your catch free of charge.
Fill in date, party size, trip duration, and start time above to book and get out there with Captain Dean of Baytown, TX and Captain Experiences!
If you've ever gotten on a charter boat with 50 other people and not had a good experience then you need to do a private Charter it is so worth the money fishing was okay and the captain Dean made sure we were looked after and had a good time.
Captain Dean was a Great guide. He did everything he could to put us on the fish. I will definitely be booking with him again!!
Captain Dean showed our group an unbelievable time with nonstop action! We met Captain Dean at Thompson Fishing Camp in Baytown, TX (Capt. Dean does trips all around Galveston Bay and is happy to meet wherever best given the conditions). He was early and was waiting for us. After I ...Read More purchased some live bait, we headed out. It was 40 degrees and raining, but none of us seemed to care. After a quick 10-15 min. run, we hit our first spot. Captain Dean positioned the boat for our drift over some shell bottom oyster flats. The bite was ferocious from the first drift on and didn't stop until we had to leave! We must've caught over 20 speckled trout, mostly in the 12-18" range, but a few that were well beyond 20 inches! Towards the back end of our last drift, something nearly ripped my rod out of my hand- after a long battle (which was an absolute blast on light tackle!), we brought to hand a massive 33" redfish! She was a tank too- awesome to see such a healthy fish swim away freely. While we should've stayed at our hot spot, we had to get going. The rain had subsided and on the way in, Capt. Dean noticed birds working the surface in a dense ball of activity. We couldn't resist, gave the area a drift, and caught a flounder on our first cast to complete the Texas Slam! Captain Dean knows his bay and its fish. He's also a fantastic personality to spend a day with- full of jokes that'll make you set the rod down laughing (by the way- he fishes Waterloo rods which are super light, strong, and smooth to cast, retrieve, and fight fish on). Book a trip with Capt. Dean, truly one of our #DamnGoodGuides. -Jonathan, founder of Captain Experiences.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No live bait provided.
No meal provided.
All rods and reels
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Sunscreen Drinks and snacks Cap Sunglasses Camera Ice chest Please no black sole shoes
Texas saltwater fishing license
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%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
14302 Stewart Rd, Galveston, TX 77554, USA | Bodies of water fished: Galveston Bay