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Half Day Inshore Trip

83% (6) 1 - 6 People 4 Hours From $650

Pricing Matrix

4 Hours
6 People
$800.00
5 People
$750.00
4 People
$700.00
3 People
$650.00
2 People
$650.00
1 Person
$650.00
Pay 15% of the price as a deposit today, with the balance due on the day of the trip.
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About Your Trip

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Jetty

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather

Looking for an adventure that combines the thrill of reeling in big fish with the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf of Mexico? Look no further than a fishing charter in Galveston, Texas with Captain Shawn! Captain Shawn is a seasoned angler with years of experience navigating the waters around Galveston, and he's eager to share his love of fishing with you. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice just looking to dip your toes...

About Your Trip

Looking for an adventure that combines the thrill of reeling in big fish with the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf of Mexico? Look no further than a fishing charter in Galveston, Texas with Captain Shawn!

Captain Shawn is a seasoned angler with years of experience navigating the waters around Galveston, and he's eager to share his love of fishing with you. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice just looking to dip your toes
in the water, Captain Shawn will tailor your charter to your experience level, so you can have the best possible time.

On your fishing expedition, you'll have the chance to catch a variety of fish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, sheepshead, puppy drum and many more. Cast your line and hold on tight, because these fish put up a fight! And with Captain Shawn's expert guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of bringing in a trophy catch.

So why wait? Book your fishing charter with Captain Shawn today, and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget!
Amenities

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Jetty

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Music

You can play your own bluetooth music.

Boat Restroom

This boat has a restroom.

Live Bait

Live bait is included for this trip.

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather

Kid Friendly

This trip can cater to kids.

Flexible Cancelation

This trip can be canceled for a refund up to 14 days before the trip.

Disability Friendly

This trip is not suited for those with disabilities.

Lunch

Please provide your own food / snacks.

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About Your Guide

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Captain Shawn

Independent Guide 15 yrs of exp.
Captain Shawn carries over 20 years of experience fishing the Galveston Bay Complex onto his 2007 Robalo with twin 250 Yamaha outboards. His experience has led to success fishing competitively and over 35 tournament wins. Captain Shawn will teach you how to catch some trophy sized fish, while also having wild amounts of fun. Although jetty and deep water structure fishing within Galveston Bay are Captain Shawn's forte, he can still wade a shoreline with...

About Your Guide

Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Shawn

Captain Shawn

Independent Guide 15 yrs of exp.
Captain Shawn carries over 20 years of experience fishing the Galveston Bay Complex onto his 2007 Robalo with twin 250 Yamaha outboards. His experience has led to success fishing competitively and over 35 tournament wins. Captain Shawn will teach you how to catch some trophy sized fish, while also having wild amounts of fun.

Although jetty and deep water structure fishing within Galveston Bay are Captain Shawn's forte, he can still wade a shoreline with artificial, fish the spoils along
the channel, or drift the midbay reefs. No matter what sort of fishing trip you are after, you will be glad that Captain Shawn is the captain. Even better, all tackle (including rods, reels, lures, and bait) and fuel are furnished for all trips at no extra charge.
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Start Location

715 North Holiday Drive, Galveston, TX 77550, United States
Areas Fished
  • Galveston Bay
  • Galveston Island
  • Galvestons Jetty

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Robalo
Boat Length
28'
Engine Manufacturer
Suziki

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Robalo
Boat Length
28'
Engine Manufacturer
Suziki
Total Horsepower
500
Number of Engines
2
Additional Amenities
Toilet, GPS, Fishfinder
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Trip Details & Amenities

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Jetty

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Music

You can play your own bluetooth music.

Boat Restroom

This boat has a restroom.

Live Bait

Live bait is included for this trip.

Weather

You won’t lose your deposit if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Kid Friendly

This trip can cater to kids.

Flexible Cancelation

This trip can be canceled for a refund up to 14 days before the trip.

Disability Friendly

This trip is not suited for those with disabilities.

Lunch

Please provide your own food / snacks.

Potential Target Species

  • Black Drum
  • Blacktip Shark
  • Bull Shark
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon

Techniques

  • Light Tackle Fishing
  • Live Bait Fishing

Everything Else to Know

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks. Premium bait provided for $50. Rods, reels, tackle included.
You'll need to buy a fishing license before getting out there. Find out more about licenses here.
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%).
Cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip and receive credit back to your account.
If the weather doesn’t cooperate you’ll be covered by our 100% weather guarantee and you won’t lose your deposit.

Reviews

4.5
based on 6 reviews

Leslie

Verified Review

April 27

HAD A GREAT TIME FISHING. SHAWN IS A GREAT GUIDE, NICE BOAT, TOO. CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN.

Leslie

Verified Review

April 27

HAD A GREAT TIME FISHING. SHAWN IS A GREAT GUIDE, NICE BOAT, TOO. CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN.
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Kiera

Verified Review

March 26

Captain Roy took great care of us during our trip for our father's birthday! It was a fun and entertaining trip. We caught quite a bit of fish. We will be using this team again for a day of fun!

Kiera

Verified Review

March 26

Captain Roy took great care of us during our trip for our father's birthday! It was a fun and entertaining trip. We caught quite a bit of fish. We will be using this team again for a day of fun!
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Shirley

Verified Review

May 30

Oh, man, let me tell you about this fishing charter in Galveston. If you want an adventure on the high seas that rivals Moby Dick without the depressing ending, book a trip with Captain Sean and his first mate Abbie. These folks know their stuff.

So, we start the day with my stepdad, bless his heart, hooking a stingray. Yeah, you read that right. He thought he was reeling in a sea monster. The water was...

Shirley

Verified Review

May 30

Oh, man, let me tell you about this fishing charter in Galveston. If you want an adventure on the high seas that rivals Moby Dick without the depressing ending, book a trip with Captain Sean and his first mate Abbie. These folks know their stuff.

So, we start the day with my stepdad, bless his heart, hooking a stingray. Yeah, you read that right. He thought he was reeling in a sea monster. The water was
choppy, and I was starting to think this was gonna be a long day of nothing but stories about the one that got away. But Captain Sean, the Gandalf of the Gulf, says, "Hold my beer," and finds us the perfect spot.

The man’s a fish whisperer. I don't know how he does it. One minute, we’re fighting the waves, thinking we’re gonna spend the day swapping sea shanties, and the next, we’re reeling in trout like it’s a fish buffet. Captain Sean knows every nook and cranny of that ocean like it’s his backyard.

And let’s not forget Abbie, the deckhand. She’s like the ninja of fishing. You need a new bait? She’s got it before you even ask. Tangled line? She’s on it. The only thing she can’t do is make your stepdad catch anything other than weird sea creatures.

By the end of the trip, we had caught our limit. We were tired, sunburned, and grinning like idiots. It was one of those days you remember forever. If you’re looking for a fishing trip that’ll make you feel like you’re in a Hemingway novel, do yourself a favor and book with Captain Sean and Abbie. Five stars aren’t enough for these legends.
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Justin

Verified Review

March 10

Had a good time with capt shawn and his son. Very helpful and knowledgeable. Would for sure book him again.

Justin

Verified Review

March 10

Had a good time with capt shawn and his son. Very helpful and knowledgeable. Would for sure book him again.
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Brandi

Verified Review

October 8

So this definitely was not the experience we were hoping to have. Our Captain showed up late it very much appeared that he was hungover and or he just didn't have any desire to be there. Everybody has their bad days but speaking as a former hunting and fishing guide he had no interest in doing his job. If I wanted to sit on a boat and catch catfish I could have stayed home. He...

Brandi

Verified Review

October 8

So this definitely was not the experience we were hoping to have. Our Captain showed up late it very much appeared that he was hungover and or he just didn't have any desire to be there. Everybody has their bad days but speaking as a former hunting and fishing guide he had no interest in doing his job. If I wanted to sit on a boat and catch catfish I could have stayed home. He made no effort to go find fish. And again it really just came across as he didn't care if we were satisfied one way or another.
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Response from Captain Experiences:
Hey Brandi, I'm sorry to hear about this experience. It sounds like the fishing conditions were rough all around. We will be sure to chat with Captain Shawn about the day. In the meantime, please give us a call so we can give you a coupon code to get you back out on the water!

Response from Captain Experiences:

Hey Brandi, I'm sorry to hear about this experience. It sounds like the fishing conditions were rough all around. We will be sure to chat with Captain Shawn about the day. In the meantime, please give us a call so we can give you a coupon code to get you back out on the water!
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Roy

Verified Review

June 20

Trip was good. Timely departure, waters were nice. Unable to catch much fish that day, but fish were there just not biting. Overall experience was good. I liked Captain Shawn and will do future bookings.

Roy

Verified Review

June 20

Trip was good. Timely departure, waters were nice. Unable to catch much fish that day, but fish were there just not biting. Overall experience was good. I liked Captain Shawn and will do future bookings.
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First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 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 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.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!