May 15, 2017
Texas Best Fishing Destination – Galveston Texas
Located on the Texas upper coast, Galveston Island is a fishing enthusiast’s premier destination. Inland shallow water fishing, shark fishing beachfront and passes, night time flounder gigging, and Deep Sea Fishing… you can do it all here in Galveston, Texas.
Our favorite time of year for Deep Sea Fishing in Galveston is May thru September. Warmer water and currents bring pelagic species such as Mahi-Mahi, Cobia, King Mackerel, Black Fin Tuna and Spanish Mackerel close to our Texas Coast. Along with the excellent pelagic fish, the Red Snapper Season opens June 1. On a typical Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Galveston, we first like to limit out the boat on large Red Snapper. After this, we will target other fish including king mackerel, cobia, mahi-mahi, cobia, wahoo and more…. Including an occasional sail fish. We will fish 20 to 80 miles out. A deep sea fishing charter in Galveston is a full day trip, and sure to test your angling stamina and skill.
The Galveston Jetties and Beachfront offer year-round fishing for a variety of species. The Galveston Jetty system is the outlet from Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. This is the reason for the vast quantity of species that will frequent this area. Species we catch often are Speckled Trout, Red Fish, Sheepshead, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, Cobia, Sharks, Golden Croaker, Whiting, Gulf Trout, White Trout, Stingrays, Black Drum, Bull Red Fish, and more. A typical Galveston Jetty Fishing Charter is either 5 or 8 hours, and is a short boat ride from the dock. A Galveston Jetty Fishing Trip is a great way to spend time on the water and put a variety of species in the cooler.
Galveston Bay is a large bay system that can be broken down into three categories – West Galveston Bay, Trinity Bay and East Galveston Bay. All three bay systems are unique fisheries in their own way. We spend most of our time in the West Bay area, but occasionally fish the other areas as well. The main targeted species on a Galveston Bay Fishing Charter are Speckled Trout, Red Fish, and Flounder. Calm, shallow waters where sea sickness is never an issue… a day spent fishing Galveston Bay is tough to beat. Year-round access and year round success is what make Galveston Bay the absolute favorite fishing destination on the Texas Coast.
A combination of Fishing and Hunting rolled into one great sport – Flounder Gigging is the Ultimate Outdoor Enthusiast’s dream come true. Hunting the shallow bay flats at night from the lit up bow of the Ultimate Flounder Gigging Boat is an adventure everyone should experience. Kids and adults alike enjoy searching the bay floor for the elusive Flounder. The abundance of species we see at night is second to none. Flounder, Red Fish, Drum, Blue Crabs, Stone Crabs, Mullet, Trout, Stingrays are just a few of the fish we see often on our Galveston Flounder Gigging Charters.
Here at Fishing Galveston Tx we offer virtually every kind of fishing trip there is. We specialize with Family Fishing, and even offer Galveston Summer Kid’s Fishing Camps. Give Captain Greg a call and see which trip is best for you. During different times of the year some areas and targeted species are better than others, and Captain Greg will make sure the trip you choose will be a great experience at the Best Fishing Destination in Texas – Galveston!