Gator Trout Trip

Starting at $765 | 5 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 4 People | Trip #338

About Your Trip

Come explore the Gulf Coast with Captain Gary!

On this 5-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) trip, you’ll be targeting the plethora of Gator Trout that inhabit these waters. You could also reel in some Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Sheepshead.

You’ll be fishing from Captain Gary’s 24 ft SVT ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
SVT Tran Cat
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

8 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Gary
Captain Gary is a USCG and Texas Parks and Wildlife licensed guide who enjoys fishing East and West Matagorda Bays, the Matagorda Surf, Matagorda Jetties, and the Colorado River. He started fishing at 8 years old and has fished the East and West Bay complex for over two decades. He ... Read More

Start Location

189 County Road 213, Matagorda, TX 77457, United States | Bodies of water fished: East Matagorda Bay, Matagorda Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

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.


Wader rentals are not available.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout


Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Wading

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses. Live Bait is an additional fee. Rods, reels, tackle, artificial lures included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

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
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

Select a date to view pricing.

Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Billy S.


We had a great time fishing with Gary. Super funny guy! He took us to places he knew we’d catch some fish! We will for sure be booking next year on our trip!

Steven T.


My son and I really enjoyed our day with Capt Gary. He is a great guy and we caught some nice fish! I grilled some redfish according to his recommendations right after getting home from our trip with him and it was delicious!

Gary N.


Had afternoon trip with Captain Gary and he called day before telling us we could go earlier if we wanted if we wanted. Started about 10 and Capt Gary worked very hard teaching my sons everything as this was their first time in the bay. Things started slow but ...Read More

Margarito S.


Capt Gary is extremely knowledgeable and will work hard to put you on the fish. Thanks to this fishing trip I was able to land my personal best Trout.thanks again Gary and we will definitely be fishing again

William R.


We had an awesome time with captain Gary very down to earth guy. I will definitely book him again.

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 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 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!