Based out of Galveston Texas, Fish On Charters is your destination for a memorable fishing experience. There are lots of locations you can visit, and Captain Rick Vallone will make sure you find fish wherever you go. He’ll take you to some of the best fishing spots in Texas and make sure you have a great time on the water.

Captain Rick uses a powerful 27’ Robalo center console boat powered by two 225 HP Mercury engines. It can take up to 5 guests and is rather spacious. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics including Furuno NavNet, I-com VHF, 36 Mile Radar, stereo with Sirius Radio, Air-mar 1000KW bottom machine, as well as an EPIRB.

You can go fishing inshore, nearshore, and offshore, and search interesting reefs and wrecks you encounter along the way. Some of the species you’ll be targeting are Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum and Shark. You’ll be able to try out various techniques, including deep sea fishing, trolling, popping, kite fishing, and more. You can bring kids on board and you’re free to keep your catch.

You won’t need any fishing gear because everything will be waiting for you on the boat. Captain Rick will provide all Shimano reels, including TLD 25s, 50s, a set of Shimano Nexave 6000s, as well as small open-face spinning reels for smaller fish. At the end of your trip, the captain will even clean and fillet your catch, free of charge. You’ll only need licenses and some food or drinks.

Fish On Charters is looking forward to make your experience as best as possible. Book your trip today and enjoy a great day on the water.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Semi-Offshore/Jetty Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $825
    This 6 hour trip takes you fishing near the Galveston Jetties and to deeper waters nearshore. Explore the best of both and go after species such as Bull Reds, trout, and a variety of sharks! This is a great trip for beginners and experienced fishers! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Semi-Offshore/Jetty Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $825
    This 6 hour trip takes you fishing near the Galveston Jetties and to deeper waters nearshore. Explore the best of both and go after species such as Bull Reds, trout, and a variety of sharks! This is a great trip for beginners and experienced fishers! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $675
    This is a 6-hour inshore trip that targets the area's top inshore species, such as Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and more. This is a great half day trip for beginners and for families. Come explore the Galveston Bay and jetty complex! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $675
    This is a 6-hour inshore trip that targets the area's top inshore species, such as Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and more. This is a great half day trip for beginners and for families. Come explore the Galveston Bay and jetty complex! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip –Trout/Redfish Run (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $595
    Trout and Redfish are running and we are excited to fish East and West bay for them. This trip is a 25-minute boat ride to the location but worth it!! We will be throwing lures and Texas popping corks! A 5-hour trip for up to 5 people. Get ready to catch some fish!!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip –Trout/Redfish Run (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $595
    Trout and Redfish are running and we are excited to fish East and West bay for them. This trip is a 25-minute boat ride to the location but worth it! We will be throwing lures and Texas popping corks! A 5-hour trip for up to 5 people. Get ready to catch some fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $525
    This is a 4-hour inshore trip that targets the area's top inshore species, such as Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and more. This is a great half day trip for beginners and for families. Come explore the Galveston Bay and jetty complex! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $525
    This inshore trip targets top local species, such as Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and others. This is a great half day trip for beginners and for families. Come explore the Galveston Bay and jetty complex! Remember to bring your fishing license, appropriate clothing (no dark shoe soles or jeans), and drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flounder (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $465
    It's Flounder season and we are offering affordable Flounder trips! During this trip, you will be fishing the harbor and bays. This trip is 4 hours long and for up to 5 people. Due to new state regulations, we can only take pictures and release Flounder.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flounder (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $465
    It's Flounder season and we are offering affordable Flounder trips! During this trip, you will be fishing the harbor and bays. This trip is 4 hours long and for up to 5 people. Due to new state regulations, we can only take pictures and release Flounder.
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About the Charter Operator

Fish On Charters
Galveston, Texas, United States
ID & License verified
55 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
Owner and Operator, Rick Vallone has been fishing the Gulf Coast since he was 5 years old and competitively in tournaments since 1997. He always wanted to have a small charter business, so his family decided to start one. He's been a captain for almost 10 years and he looks forward to fishing for many more years.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Robalo (Center console) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 225HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) 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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
74%
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Cathy O.
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Captain Rick and little Skip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM) on August 4, 2021
These guys knew the best spots and worked really hard to assure our experience was the best. They both were very nice guys...
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Great Experience with Captain Rick!

3/4 Day Trip – Offshore (AM) on February 2, 2021
Killed the Flounder and massive trout! And I can’t put into words how knowledgeable Rick is. He knows where the fish is and...
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Half day AM jetty/bay

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM) on October 30, 2021
Captain Rick was amazing!! We definitely enjoyed our experience and will be back for more. He was extra patient with our 3...
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Jetty and bay trip

VERIFIED   State Waters Snapper Trip on June 22, 2021
Was supposed to go on an offshore trip but the weather Changed the plans, Cpt Rick took great care of us and made the best...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (PM) on May 10, 2021
Captain Rick made us feel more than welcome from the moment we boarded the boat. He was not only a knowledgeable guide, but...
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FAQs about Fish On Charters

Fish On Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $465 per group - Half Day Trip – Flounder (AM) (4 hours)
  • $465 per group - Half Day Trip – Flounder (PM) (4 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM) (4 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (PM) (4 hours)
  • $595 per group - 5 Hour Trip –Trout/Redfish Run (AM) (5 hours)
  • $595 per group - 5 Hour Trip –Trout/Redfish Run (PM) (5 hours)
  • $675 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (AM) (6 hours)
  • $675 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Bay and Jetty (PM) (6 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Semi-Offshore/Jetty Trip (6 hours)
  • $825 per group - 3/4 Day Semi-Offshore/Jetty Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Fish On Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fish On Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Fish On Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Fish On Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fish On Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Speckled Trout