Galveston Nearshore Reef Fishing

Starting at $1250

Pricing & Availability

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Fishing Info


Light Tackle, Bottom Fishing, Trolling

Water Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Cobia, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Red Snapper, Redfish, Tripletail

About Your Trip

Explore Galveston Bay’s beautiful array of reefs all brimming with quality fish and surrounded by beautiful nature!

You’ll head out bright and early (~6:00 a.m) and target Redfish, Trout, Flounder, sharks, and other species throughout your 6-hour adventure with Captain Brandon Mcafee of Frisky Reds charters.

Capt. Brandon uses a 38’ Rampage offshore sport fishing boat. This vessel can accommodate up to 6 anglers and runs on a 510 HP Caterpillar C-9 engine. This boat is built for comfort, boasting a kitchen, toilet, shower, bed, and air conditioning. She also has a refrigerator and an ice box. You’ll also have a first mate to help you at all times.

Make sure you bring a valid Texas fishing license, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, sunscreen, and some good company! Captain Brandon will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and even live bait.

Galveston’s productive waters are calling your name, so book a trip with Frisky Reds charters today!

About Your Boat

Boat type: Sportfisher

Boat Manufacturer: Rampage

Boat length: 38ft

Engine Manufacturer: Caterpillar c-9

Engine HP: 510HP

Number of engines: 2

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

About Your Guide

Capt. Brandon offers some of the best fishing in Galveston Bay aboard the Blackjack II. His charters are designed for families and offer the comforts you need including AC and full bathrooms onboard. Capt. Brandon and his crew are knowledgeable and know the best secret spots for fishing Galveston Bay, the Galveston Jetties, and surrounding waters. If you’re looking for a great, fun-filled day of fishing the waters of Galveston, you have found the right charter with Blackjack II!



May 25, 2021


Verified Review

Brandon is the best!!! I highly recommend him for any type of fishing that you would like to do. He is very knowledgeable and will be there for you every step of the way. If it is your fist time or you have been before, this is the guide for you. We will book with him again.



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


Live Bait

Yes, Included


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


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


All tackle rods,reels, and bait is included.

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Snacks,drinks, sea sickness medication if needed, sunblock.

Required Items

Texas saltwater 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

Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

Galveston Yacht Basin, North Holiday Drive, Galveston, TX, USA

Start Time(s)

06:00 AM


6 hours,