Galveston Nearshore Hunt - 27’ Robalo

Starting at $800 | 6 - 8 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Hit the water with this memorable fishing experience off the coast of Galveston. There are lots of locations you can visit along this 6-hour (3/4-day) or 8-hour (full day) excursion, and Captain Rick will make sure you find fish wherever you go, including flounder and black drum.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Robalo
Boat Length: 27 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 2
Total Horsepower: 450 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Outriggers, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Very few know the waters off the coast of Galveston like Captain Rick. He has been fishing the Gulf Coast since he was 5 years old and competitively in tournaments since 1997. Captain Rick always wanted to run a small charter business, so he and his family decided to start one. Captain Rick has been leading folks on trips for over 10 years and hopes to continue for years to come!

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Start Location

715 North Holiday Drive, Galveston, TX, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Nearshore, Inshore

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, Included


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.


No meal provided.


Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Cobia, Redfish, Sheepshead


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing


Fishing Rods and Reels, Tackle & Bait, Ice

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

We recommend you pack some snacks and drinks!

Required Items

A fishing license is required.

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

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

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.


Kelly F.


May 10, 2021



Captain Rick made us feel more than welcome from the moment we boarded the boat. He was not only a knowledgeable guide, but went above and beyond to ensure each one of us at least had a chance at catching a fish, regardless of experience level (and we all did!) ...Read More

Cathy O.


August 4, 2021



These guys knew the best spots and worked really hard to assure our experience was the best. They both were very nice guys and would help us out when we needed it. They treated us more like friends than customers and were just overall very friendly. Would be an excellent ...Read More

Marcus N.


February 2, 2021



Killed the Flounder and massive trout! And I can’t put into words how knowledgeable Rick is. He knows where the fish is and how to get fish on. I’ve gotten skunked before and the captain just shrugged his shoulders. Not with Captain Rick! He is so passionate and knowledgeable ...Read More

Heather H.


May 14, 2021



Captain Mike was a blast!! We had so many fish on and he handled each one, and got us set up for more fishing very quickly. We had a sea sick boy so we had to move into calmer waters even there the fish were biting. I was ...Read More

Carl T.


June 22, 2021



Was supposed to go on an offshore trip but the weather Changed the plans, Cpt Rick took great care of us and made the best out of the day and weather and worked his tail off trying to put us on fish! Overall had a great trip because of ...Read More

Colby C.


April 22, 2021



Captain Rick was super communicative and responsive before and during the trip. While conditions were not ideal, he was committed to giving us the best possible trip he could. He was super friendly and helpful throughout the entire trip and we felt so lucky to have him as our guide. ...Read More

Michael J.


October 2, 2021



Awesome thank you so very much. Thank you to Cpt RIck awesome job it was a perfect trip just a great time

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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