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Epic Jetty Trip - 21' Mako

4 - 6 Hours | Jetty, Nearshore | 1 - 4 People | Trip #143

About Your Trip

Climb aboard with Captain Meghan and explore the Jetties of Galveston Bay on her 21’ Mako! These charters are great for any level of fisherman, and especially for families with children. However, you must be at least five years old to ride this ride!
You will travel 5-6 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, fishing the North and South Jetties. The South Jetty is located at the East point of Galveston. The North Jetty is ... Read More

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
15 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Meghan
Captain Meghan runs an outfit out of Galveston, Texas specializing in private fishing charters. With multiple charters and trips to choose from, Captain Meghan's outfit has you covered regardless of your group's skill level, experience, age, or desires.

Each of her guides is an experienced Galveston charter captain looking forward to putting you on the fish! All are life-long fishermen who have devoted their careers to sharing their skills and fishing expertise.

Captain Meghan and her team of captains work tirelessly to make sure everyone ... Read More

Start Location

Galveston Yacht Basin, North Holiday Drive, Galveston, TX, USA | Bodies of water fished: Galveston Bay, Galveston Island, Galvestons Jetty, Trinity River

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Ice Box

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Nearshore, Jetty

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.


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.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Redfish


Bottom Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, Sunscreen, & Polarized Sunglasses. All tackle and fuel included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Your Outfitter
This trip is managed by an outfitter. Meghan will be your point of contact and you will go out with one of their guides.
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
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a credit back to your account).

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April 20

We had a really great time with CJ. It was a fun experience and we can’t wait to go back. It’s also very helpful that they cut up the fish for you to take home!


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September 17

Absolutely Amazing!

Our trip couldn’t have started off better. All details were laid out the day prior and we arrived at the marina at 6:45am for a 7:00am departure. It was a beautiful morning, couldn’t have asked for better weather.

Our captain, captain Corey, had everything ready to go and we were ...Read More


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July 21

Had a great experience on our trip. Captain Burke was very knowledgeable and made our trip great. Look forward to planning another trip!


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July 17

Cj was great. He took us to several good spots. He fileted our catch and recommended a restaurant who could cook our catch. The boat was clean and well organized. Cj was knowledgeable and friendly. Great day on the water.


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July 9

Can not believe the hospitality and knowledge captan Derek showed us 10/10 recommend … thank you captain Derek


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May 6

I can’t say enough great words to describe the experience we had with Captain Jonathan and Cody!! My main purpose on this trip was to make some great memories with my son and they over delivered!! From the booking process, to arrival, to the experience was all easy and top ...Read More


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June 18

Capt. Bryan was top notch. He put us on 2 huge reds!


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August 14

We had a great time! Captain Bryan was a great guide we went home with a few fish.


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July 16

This trip was so much fun! We were with Captain David and caught multiple sharks. Being from the Midwest and first timers fishing in the ocean, we’d definitely recommend this charter! They make you feel at ease, baited my hook for me (stabbing shrimp is gross), and helped us relax ...Read More


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Great trip. Very professional service. Meghan coordinated every detail and captain Burke was a great captain and got us on fish.


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Amazing trip, Capt Jonathan made the experience really special for my son and I!


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Thank you, We had a great time.Guide was very courteous and very attentive to my 82 year old dad needs to make sure was safe and he had an amazing time.


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Didn't catch no fish but I did enjoy it myself and I appreciate the God. Happiness, thank you. I will try again.


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Capt CJ was AMAZING! He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time and were on top of fish. He was patient with us and such an expert in answering all of our questions! We all had a wonderful time and are planning our next ...Read More


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Capt Cory put us on fish!!!
Although the action started out slow, Capt Cory worked until he found fish.
Once found, the action was non-stop and very chaotic at times, which gets the heart pumping and makes you realize you are alive. As chaotic & exciting as is was, ...Read More


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Had a great time with captain Jonathan! I would definitely book with them again!


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Had a wonderful time and good fishing. Captain was great will go again with him. Thanks for the experience.


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Great time fishing captain CJ did an amazing job putting us on some fish that were definitely worth it.


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Guide was great and put us right on top of the fish


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I found chartering through Captain Experiences really easy and the trip we had was great. We had such a good time with our Captain Jonathan and his first mate. They were great, kept us loaded up on bait, and found us great places to keep the fishing rockin. ...Read More


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August 8 | 8-Mile Rigs State Water - 21’ Mako

Had a great adventure with Captain Burke and caught two massive reds and about 20 baby sharks! The winds were harsh but we finished strong. Thank you for the experience and we will be back!


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Captain Jetty Jesus Jon was great, taught my son and his friends the importance of patience and in return we got blessed with HUGE fish and great stories to go with the filets!! Thank you so much….


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We had an amazing time fishing today! Not a lot caught but not do to Cory and Adam not trying. They were really great and we had a lot of laughs with them. It made for great memories with my son and his friends! I ...Read More


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Had a great time!! Cj was an excellent captain. He was very knowledgeable on where to fish and instruction on types of fish and techniques on casting. We learned a great deal on our trip. He cleaned and bagged our catch to take home. By the way the fish were ...Read More


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July 25 | 21' Mako Shark Hunt (June-August)

Captain Burke was great ! He was there with a fresh rod when we got snagged on the rocks. Baited are hooks every time and engaged all of us in conversation. Later in the trip we went after sharks and that was the best part. He dropped us right ...Read More


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My family and I had a great time. Great memories and a good captain made the trip worth it. The 4 hour trip is about perfect for a family with small children because around the 3.5 hour mark my little siblings started to feel sea sick and the heat was ...Read More


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Captain Cory was great! Fun trip with the family. Got to fight a giant stingray.


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Great time for the family. Capt Derek put us on fish early and we caught fish the entire time. Thanks for making our vacation better.


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Sometimes the fish you are hoping for aren't the ones biting. That is why it is called fishing and not catching. When that is the case your guides can turn what could be a "bummer" trip into a fantastic day. Captain Johnathan and Deck hand Mike did that for ...Read More


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Honestly? Captain Burke wasn't my favorite. My boys didn't like him. He acted like two kids that have never been to the ocean should know what to do out there. I told him we hoped for a couple of sharks for the boys and hopefully bull reds as well. ...Read More


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Captain John was awesome and we couldn't have asked for a better experience.


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Captain Jonathan was great! We attentive to our needs, honest about the fishing report and was very knowledgeable. Fishing was slow but we caught plenty of catfish, sand trout and even a 5ft hammerhead shark! Awesome experience! Thanks Jonathan for being a down to earth, humble family man!


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5stars we didn't catch any fish but it was still fun captured was great give him rase


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We had an excellent experience with Captain Burke. He knew exactly where to go and catch the fish. My son had a great time and I would definitely recommend Captain Burke and captain experiences.


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Captain Burke was awesome. Five stars!


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Great trip with a great guide.
Still waiting for the group photo he promised us.


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Awesome trip! Captain and deck hand very courteous provided all the support we needed. Caught fish. Thanks again.


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My son and I had the best of time. We caught multiple species in just a few hours. Captain Derek made us feel like we fit right in! 💯 percent well be back!


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Captain Brian was amazing , was extremely talented we had so much fun.


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Capt Burke was extremely helpful and good with the kids. This was our first fishing trip and it was a good one.


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Jonathan and Cody were great today on our fishing guide. We got out there, set lines and got acquainted then it was on. Everyone got to reel some in. Having patience is key!! Everytime we stopped to chat it like we had another line hit. I was very nervous as ...Read More


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My son had a wonderful time he just wish they would have went out more that a mile. They were cut short . Not worth what I paid this time. Hopefully when we did it again it will be better . But they had fun

Lauren Amber

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Meghan made getting ready for this trip so easy. She provided all the information we needed and was available to answer all of our last minute questions. Captain Bryan was fantastic! He was very laid back, knowledgeable, knew the area well and took us straight to the fish. We had ...Read More


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Captain Jonathan was amazing. He treated my family and I with the utmost respect. He was patient with my kids and allowed them to learn with no pressure. We will come back. My family has informed me that we will request him personally. He is talked about in my household ...Read More


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Absolutely wonderful time with captain Jonathan. We took our nephews out and they both said it was the most fun they ever had.


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We had a really amazing time! We all got a little sea sick but Jonathan talked us through it lol. We were all newbies to deep sea fishing and Shree had never fished before at all! He ended up catching a 50” Red Drum and I caught a 37” Red ...Read More


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Our captain was awesome! Great communication all around. Couldn’t be happier with our experience!


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It was a great trip Bryan was awesome. I had a blast I will never forget my 24th birthday fishing trip. Thank you Bryan We are definitely going to schedule more trips, looking forward to have a blast again.


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Jonathan was awesome and super friendly! My Houston trip was off to a rocky start, but this trip really turned it around. All the staff were great about communicating with me and super helpful and informative.


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The original trip was cancelled and replaced by Captain Derrick, which was a smaller boat that had no toilet of A/C facility. It was scheduled for early morning for our group's convenience, but the replacement was for the afternoon. After driving over 300 miles, my son was unable ...Read More


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We had an incredible time. Captain Jonathan and Anthony are friendly, safe and courteous. They made our trip extremely enjoyable. We will definitely be back with our kids next time and look forward to another amazing trip with you all!


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Brought the kids to Galveston for spring break and they decided they wanted to go fishing. We ended up getting a trip with Captain Jonathan. The trip by far exceeded our expectations. Captain Jonathan was great! He brought us right to the fish and we were catching them all afternoon. ...Read More


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5/5 stars! Had a great time! Captain Jonathan was a real pro!


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My husband wanted to go fishing but I get bored in 20 minutes, so I was a bit skeptical of the whole thing. Plus, I had this image in my head of the Perfect Storm or Deadliest Catch. Totally, not like that! Ladies, if your man wants to take you ...Read More


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5-star experience for sure!! :) it’s been awesome time out here.


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The kids had a great time and the captain and his assistant were very knowledgeable.


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The boat, captain (Bryan), and equipment were top-notch. He put us on catfish and trout first thing and we caught one roughly every other minute. We then used the trout as bait for sharks and caught 4 nice Sandbars. Seeing my nephew catch a shark was the highlight of our ...Read More


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Had a great time with Derrick fishing we hit speckled trout first in the morning and caught bait fish then enddd the day with landing a black tip shark . Great guys and really worked hard to get us novices a nice fish. Will definitely be booking again

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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 credit for the full deposit of the trip to be used on any of our trips across the country. Your safety is our top concern.
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