Come enjoy an unforgettable day on the water with Corks And Croakers charters, launching out of Texas City. Learn to fish new techniques and create lasting memories on the water while reeling in your personal best!

Fishing with Captain Mike Cybak is not just about fishing, it’s about the whole experience. You’ll get to enjoy your day fishing all the hot spots in the Galveston Bay complex and learn the art of fishing with live bait. Live bait is an additional charge. Shrimp and croaker.

You’ll also get to enjoy the comfort and safety of the 22’ Sea Pro bay boat. The vessel is fully rigged with Lowrance electronics, two 10’ blade power poles, self-deploying Minn Kota trolling motor, Bluetooth sound system for your favorite playlist, compressed oxygen live well for lively bait, complimentary water, Gatorade, and snacks.

Bring your own favorite rods or use captain’s top of the line spinning or baitcasting rods. When you fish aboard his boat, all bait will be placed on your hook and all fish netted for you. All you need to do is catch the fish and hold them up for the pictures.

Experience the thrill of big Trout or Redfish blowing up on a topwater bait. Feel the pounding on the end of the line while fishing with soft plastics. You’ll also have a chance to reel in Flounder and Black Drum.

Some of the best fishing takes place in the winter months – the Galveston Flounder run and the massive schooling of Redfish and Trout. On the right days, you can find a flock of birds working over top of huge schools of fish feeding on shrimp.

Grab the soft plastics and throw into the feeding frenzy for an action-packed fishing experience. Fish with a popping cork and shrimp. Learn the art of live croaker fishing and watch the fish pound the bait and take off with it as your line screams off the reel. Then lock it up as the rod bends in half.

Best of all, enjoy being out on the water! Let your mind escape from the daily responsibilities and just have fun fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $400
    Six hours gives you plenty of time to enjoy the day and get your money's worth. On some days, it's required to move around to stay on the fish and this trip gives you plenty of time to catch them. Also, if you would like to target multiple species, it may require a boat ride to different locations. Depending on your preferences, you'll have the opportunity to reel in Redfish, Trout, Drum, and Flounder.
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About the Captain

Mike Cybak
Texas City, Texas, United States
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Member since August 2018
I am the owner and the operator of Corks And Croakers and I have been fishing the Galveston Bay complex for over 15 years. Boating, fishing, and being on the water are the things I enjoy the most. I have participated in many charity tournaments and guided many anglers in preparation for such competitions. My biggest catch is a 29 inch Speckled Trout.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Sea Pro (Bay boat) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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GREAT TRIP ON THE WATER

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on August 23, 2021
Met captain Mike for the second time today. When i arrived he was all set and ready to go. Fishing was much better this time....
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 19, 2021
Had a great trip with Mike today and he exceeded all of our expectations.  I had requested a trip not only to fish but to...
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on June 1, 2021
We had a great time with Captain Mike. Really nice boat and very polite and courteous Captain. We caught speckled trout and...
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6 Hour Trip on June 17, 2021
We had an amazing trip! Mike was great.  We Caught a bunch of fish on a day that was tough for all of the other boats.  Mike...
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on January 9, 2021
My husband and I flew in from Arizona just to get away and do some fishing on the bay. We had a wonderful experience with Capt...
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FAQs about Corks And Croakers

Corks And Croakers offers the following trip to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Corks And Croakers, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well (Oxygenated)
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Corks And Croakers include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures (Rigs for live bait, soft plastics and topwaters pro)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water and Gatorade)

Corks And Croakers offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Galveston Bay Complex)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Corks And Croakers offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Corks And Croakers include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout