Capt. Brando’s Saltwater Fishing

Capt. Brando’s Saltwater Fishing runs charters out of Galveston, TX, working hard to make sure your time is worth every dollar spent. Your captain, Brandon Kilgore, has been fishing these waters his whole life. He’s an expert in nearshore and inshore fishing and specializes in a range of techniques, including trolling, jigging, drifting, and bottom fishing.

You’ll head out from Offatts Bayou into the West Bay, and further into the Gulf to target a variety of different species. Capt. Brandon will put you on Red Snapper, Kingfish, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and many more as you put your skill and focus to the test. He also offers special Tarpon trips, for those looking to challenge the tough-fighting Silver King.

Capt. Brandon can also accommodate single-person trips for beginners wanting to improve their angling skills. These trips will provide more focus and attention on the customer while introducing them to the basics. Single trips are also great for experienced anglers that want to get out on the water alone and relax while paying a cheaper price than your typical 6-hour trip.

Your boat for the day is a 25’ Parker center console, equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, wireless trolling motor, and safety gear. She accommodates up to 4 people comfortably, making her perfect for family trips. Children ages 4 and up are more than welcome to join the fun and the captain has kids’ vests for them.

You’ll use a variety of top-quality rods and reels, as well as high-performance lures. Live bait is also provided and usually goes for $25. Please note, you’ll have to purchase a Texas State Fishing License prior to the trip which usually ranges between $40 and $68, depending on whether you’re a Texas resident or not.

Capt. Brando’s Saltwater Fishing will make sure your day is productive and one to remember. Pack a cooler with snacks and drinks, bring a pair of sunglasses, sunscreen, and comfortable clothing and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jul - 1 Oct
    up to 4 persons
    Get ready for an epic battle against the mighty Tarpon. The Silver King is one of the oldest and toughest-fighting species off the coast of Texas. Capt. Brandon will use his skill and measure to locate these tricksters and make sure to put you on. Just remember to always "bow to the King" once he jumps out of the water!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Rise and shine! Hit the inshore waters of Galveston for an early morning bite, then head out a little further to see what the deeper waters have in store. You'll target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, and many more! Rods, reels, and tackle are provided, just bring a cooler with some of your favorite munchies and drinks and get ready for an epic adventure!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    With this trip, you'll get to sleep in and hit the waters in the afternoon. But no worries, the bite is still hot and you can target a bunch of species, such as Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, and more! Top-of-the-line gear and tackle are provided, just be sure to pack a cooler with some snacks and beverages, and get ready for a fun day of fishing off the coast of Galveston, TX!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (1 MAX)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    per person
    This is a 1-on-1 trip, just you and the captain. Great for beginners looking to enhance their skills and learn from an experienced guide that knows these waters very well. This is also a cheaper option than your typical 6-hour trip and great if you can't find anyone else to go with. You'll target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, and many more! Rods, reels, and tackle are provided. So just make sure you get a license, bring some essential items like snacks and drinks, and get ready for action!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red)

Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 2019, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

25 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:
American Express

About the Captain

Brandon Kilgore
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since April 2019
Captain Brandon Kilgore is a 3rd generation angler and proud Texas native. He's been fishing these local waters his whole life and in 2014 he decided to pursue his passion and become a licensed captain. He enjoys being outdoors and putting smiles on his customer's faces. "I'll work hard to put you on fish and make sure you have a successful trip." He always keeps his boat and gear clean and in tip-top shape. Join Capt. Brando's Saltwater Fishing on an epic adventure out of Galveston, Texas and prepare to catch some big fish! Capt. Brandon looks forward to making your day on the water a happy and memorable experience.

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