Island Charters Galveston

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Whether you are new to fishing or an experienced angler, Island Charters Galveston will give you trips to remember. If you’re in for a gripping fishing experience, join seasoned veteran Captain Eric Walker in some classic inshore and nearshore fishing. 

Your ride for this trip will be a restored 25’ Boston Whaler center console. This vessel allows up to six guests. It’s powered by two 150 HP Honda engines which will make your ride smooth and quick. The boat’s got a GPS system and livewell.

Depend on the time of year, you’ll be targeting Red Fish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and Bonnethead Shark to name some of the species. You’ll be bottom fishing, trolling, and spearfishing. Captain Eric welcomes anglers of all ages so if you’ve got some kids to make happy, don’t hesitate to bring them along. What you catch you can either bring home and enjoy the tasty meal, or return to the water. 

You’ll be provided with all the fishing tackle, rods, reels, live bait, and lures. Captain Eric will kindly clean, fillet, and bag you catch. You’re also covered for snacks and drinks, just bring your fishing licenses and you’re all set to go.

Book a trip with Island Charters Galveston and embark on a fishing adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This 6-hour jetty trip will see you fishing for Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Pompano, Black Drum, and an occasional Shark!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Spend four hours on a fine jetty trip.You'll be targeting Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Redfish, Black Drum, Pompano and maybe even a Shark!
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About the Captain

Eric Walker
Galveston, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
21 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2020
A local of Galveston, Captain Eric Walker's fishing passion dates back to his youth. Being a a captain for a long time, he's an expert on commercial and charter fishing and he knows ins and outs of the beautiful waters of Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. He' been a captain for 14 years and is always aims for the best fishing spots on the island.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Boston Whaler (Center console) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 150HP Honda engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spearfishing

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
GPS
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Bank Transfer
Checks
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.91
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
71%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   August 10, 2020
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Salena S.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Great trip... even for a first timer like me!

VERIFIED   July 9, 2020
Captain Eric did a great job. I never fished before. He was very patient. And when the spot we had wasn’t biting…....
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Half Day Trip - Capt. Zack at the Helm

VERIFIED   NEW  September 11, 2020
Captain was punctual and ready to shove off upon my arrival. Bait and equipment were available and correct for the fish we...
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Derek A.
Galveston, TX
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 5, 2020
We had a fantastic half day trip with Captain Eric. Both guys were Fantastic and didn’t even give me a hard time when I had...
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