Ready for your next big fishing adventure in the Gulf of Mexico? Salty Rods Charters is the charter for you! This family owned business focuses on faith, family, and friends. With them, not only will you catch fish, you will make memories that last a lifetime!

The boat you’ll be fishing from is a 28’ Century boat that accommodates up to 6 guests, including kids of all ages. There’s safety and navigational equipment on the boat at all times, and she also features a live bait tank. On some trips, you’ll be joined by the first mate as well, and he’ll make sure that your rod is always ready for a new fish to hook.

From the Galveston ship channel, the bay, and jetties, to the close offshore rigs, the Salty Rods crew offers multiple different trips just to suit you. Depending on the season and trip, you’ll often target Redfish, Trout, Shark, Stingray, King Mackerel, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Jack Crevalle, Amberjack, and more.

You’ll be provided with top of the line fishing gear and fresh bait (frozen or live depending on the trip). Prices include fuel, bait, tackle, and fish cleaning. Just keep in mind your captain and deckhand do work for tips. Bring your coolers (alcohol allowed, no glass), your snacks (no bananas, google it) and you’ll be all set.

Whenever you feel like spending an exciting day in Galveston, just give Salty Rods Charters a call!

In case we are not available on a certain dates on this charter, please look for Salty Rods Charters – 29’.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Bay/Jetty Seasonal (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Feb 28 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    US $400
    There's a variety of inshore species you can catch on this trip, with some of them being Black Drum, Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Stingray, and Sheepshead. Occasionally, you may encounter Shark. Bring your snacks and drinks, and join your captain!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Bay/Jetty Seasonal (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Feb 28 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    US $400
    Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Ray, and occasional Shark on this trip. You get to keep the catch and the crew will clean it for you. Bring your kids and enjoy this trip as a family. The captain will cover your fishing equipment. Departure also available at 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $550
    On this trip we target sheepshead, pup drum, slot reds, speckled trout, reds, black drum, spanish mack, etc. Occasionally, you may encounter a Shark. Bring your snacks and drinks, and join your captain!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $550
    Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Ray, and an occasional Shark on this trip. You get to keep the catch and the crew will clean it for you. Bring your kids and enjoy this trip as a family. The captain will cover your fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $550
    Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Ray, and an occasional Shark on this trip. You get to keep the catch and the crew will clean it for you. Bring your kids and enjoy this trip as a family. The captain will cover your fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Shark Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    Target Bonnethead and Blacktip Shark on this short morning adventure! You can catch a few even if you've never fished before! The captain will show you everything you need to know and prepare your fishing equipment. Depending on time of year we may stop and catch live sand trout on the way out (it's half the fun!) if you don't want this, let us know ahead of time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Shark Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $650
    Ready to chase the Sharks?! Go after Blacktip, Spinners, Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks close to the shore. It's less demanding than it sounds, but even more exciting! The captain will cover your fishing equipment. Bring your license, snacks, and drinks. Depending on the time of year, we may stop and catch live bait for a few minutes, if you don't want this, let us know ahead of time. But almost always it's half the fun!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Shark Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $650
    Ready to chase the Sharks?! Go after Blacktip, Spinners, Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks close to the shore. It's less demanding than it sounds, but even more exciting! The captain will cover your fishing equipment. Bring your license, snacks, and drinks. Depending on the time of year we may stop and spend a few minutes catching live bait, if you don't want this, let us know ahead of time.....but most of the time, it's half the fun!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bay And Jetty Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $750
    On this trip, you'll go after Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Stingrays, Sheepshead, and more. It's a great trip for first timers, or you seasoned fishers!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bay And Jetty Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $750
    Spend an exciting afternoon going after Black Drum, Redfish, Trout, Stingrays, and occasional Shark! The best part of this trip is that everyone can join, regardless of their skill level. Your captain and the first mate will help with anything you need, you'll be fishing like a pro by the end of the day.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Shark Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $850
    Start your day catching Sharks! You'll usually encounter Bonnetheads, Spinners, Atlantic Sharpnose, Sandbar and Blacktip Sharks. The captain will cover your fishing equipment, so you only need to bring some snacks and drinks. Depending on the time of year, we may stop and spend a few minutes letting you catch live bait, if you don't want this let us know ahead of time. But most of the time it's half the fun!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Shark Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $850
    Let's go chase the Sharks! Blacktip, Spinners, Atlantic Sharpnose, Bonnetheads and MORE! Even kids can join on this trip. The captain will cover your fishing equipment. Depending on the time of year, we may stop and spend a few minutes letting you catch live bait, if you don't want this, let us know ahead of time. But most of the time it's half the fun!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Combo (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $900
    On this 6 hour combo trip you will fish half the time with light tackle and the other half big rod fishing. This is a great trip to get a little excitement of both! This is our favorite trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Combo (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $900
    On this 6 hour combo trip you will fish half the time with light tackle and the other half big rod fishing. This is a great trip to get a little excitement of both! This is our favorite trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore State Waters
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,200
    Test yourself by catching some bigger fish, such as Shark, Cobia, Kingfish, Jack Crevalle, Stingray, Red, and more. It usually depends on the season, so the captain will let you know what you can expect here. Join even if you're not an avid angler. This trip is up to 9 nautical miles from shore, but up to 20 miles East & West from departure. (This trips price has increased due to fuel costs)
  • Private trip
    6 Hours – Offshore State Water (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $1,200
    Test yourself by catching some bigger fish, such as Shark, Kingfish, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Stingray, Red, Shark, State Water Snapper and more. It usually depends on the season, so the captain will let you know what you can expect here. Join even if you're not an avid angler. This trip is up to 9 nautical miles from the shore, but may travel up to 20 miles East and West of departure. (This trip price has increased due to fuel costs)
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore State Waters
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,250
    Your catch on this trip depends on the season. Go after Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Shark, Kingfish, Red, Stingray, Mahi, State Water Snapper, and more! This trip is up to 9 nautical miles offshore but could travel up to 20 miles East and West from departure. (Price has increased on this trip, due to increased fuel prices)
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 326 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Satisfied with the boat
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Guys shark fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Shark Trip (PM) on June 29, 2024
This was our first guys trip. We went out with Captain Theron with Salty Rods charter he put us on a 5 foot bull shark and...
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Austin B.
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Had a great time! Well worth it!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Shark Trip (PM) on June 27, 2024
Really enjoyed our trip with Captain Bubba, sharks started hitting right away! Some of our party got seasick but it was still...
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Geoffrey G.
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An amazing fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (AM) on July 1, 2024
My son and I had a great time on our trip we caught some nice fish and my son caught a nice shark all in all it was a great...
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Megan L.
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4 Hour Jetty/Shark Excursion

VERIFIED   4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (AM) on July 20, 2023
Our fishing excursion was awesome! The crew made sure we were safe & ready to depart on time. Before we knew it we were out...
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Sandy Rods

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bay And Jetty Trip (AM) on April 6, 2024
Extremely helpful and easy to get to. Our Captain was very knowledgeable and got lucky for a windy day on catching a few Black...
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FAQs about Salty Rods Charters

Salty Rods Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour – Bay/Jetty Seasonal (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $400 per group, additional US $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour – Bay/Jetty Seasonal (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Bay and Jetty Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Shark Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Shark Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Shark Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Bay And Jetty Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Bay And Jetty Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Shark Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Shark Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Combo (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Combo (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore State Waters (6 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hours – Offshore State Water (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,250 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore State Waters (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty Rods Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Radar

Trips booked with Salty Rods Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Works on tips; not on every trip)

Salty Rods Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Salty Rods Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Salty Rods Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Catfish
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Ray
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Salty Rods Charters
Galveston, Texas, United States
2 Fishing Reports
482 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2020
The captain and his family came to Galveston to live their dream! What is better than a day on the water fishing? The family loves to catch anything that will put up a fight! Red Drum, Stingray, Black Drum, Sharks, Trout, and many more. Your guide knows a lot about local landmarks and history, so your trip will be a lot more than just catching fish!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Catfish Catfish
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Century (Center console) originally built in 1995. Powered by 2 200HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Works on tips; not on every trip

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
All ages are welcome; life vests provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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