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Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout


Light Tackle, Wading, Artificial Lures

About Your Trip

Your half-day afternoon fishing trip Friday will be guided by Captain Gary: Captain Gary offers Matagorda fishing charters for trophy Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum, Triple Tail, Sheepshead and more. Fishing Matagorda Bay, the Matagorda Jetties, and the Colorado River, Captain Gary offers both drift boat and wading trips for experienced and beginner anglers, and is happy to fish with artificial lures or live bait.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: SVT Tran Cat
Boat Length: 24 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 250 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Gary Mach 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 started Gary’s Guide Service in 2013 and has thoroughly enjoyed every second of it.

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Gary N.

February 1, 2020

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.

September 28, 2019

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.

May 25, 2019

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

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats, Jetty

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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, at an additional fee




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.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels, tackle, artificial lures

At an Additional Rate

Live bait

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses

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 customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

721 Ingram Street, Matagorda, Texas 77457, USA