Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters

Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters is veteran owned and operated out of Galveston, Texas. Captain Ricardo "Rene" Garcia always strives to provide an outstanding service and ultimate fishing charter experience. After realizing the therapeutic side of the world of fishing, he decided to share this with other people and show them his piece of heaven.

All the fishing tackle, rods, reels, live bait, and lures will be provided. What you catch you can either bring home and enjoy the tasty meal or return to the water. The captain will kindly clean, fillet, and bag your catch. Just bring snacks, drinks, and your fishing licenses and you’re all set to go

Depending on the time of year, You’ll be targeting Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and Shark to name a few species. The main techniques are light tackle, popping, and bottom fishing.

Anglers of all ages are welcome, so if you’ve got some kids to make happy, don’t hesitate to bring them along.

Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters hopes to be the host of your next fishing adventure. Learn how to catch fish, and more importantly, learn how to relax the right way.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Galveston Bay Jetty (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $550
    This 4 hour trip provides a thrilling angling experience at the Galveston Bay's jetties. The jetties create a dynamic environment with strong currents, attracting a variety of gamefish like red drum, black drum, sheepshead, speckled trout and shark. Anglers can expect to use techniques such as live bait on light tackle and bottom fishing with heavy tackle. Capt Rene will supply all necessary fishing gear. Just bring your fishing license, snacks & drinks, and you'll be set for an unforgettable adventure!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    Galveston Bay Jetty (PM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 7 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $550
    This 4 hour trip provides a thrilling angling experience at the Galveston Bay's jetties. The jetties create a dynamic environment with strong currents, attracting a variety of gamefish like red drum, black drum, sheepshead, speckled trout and shark. Anglers can expect to use techniques such as live bait on light tackle and bottom fishing with heavy tackle. Capt Rene will supply all necessary fishing gear. Just bring your fishing license, snacks & drinks, and you'll be set for an unforgettable adventure!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
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FAQs about Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters

Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $550 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Galveston Bay Jetty (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Galveston Bay Jetty (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor Minn Kota Terrova 36V 112Lbs
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Bravo Zulu Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

Rene Garcia
Galveston, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
211 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
Angler's Choice
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I was born and raised in Houston, but Galveston has always been my second home. Growing up, I spent endless weekends and summers fishing off the surf and piers all around the island. Saltwater fishing and being on or near the sea have always been a passion and a sanctuary for me. After spending some time in the military, including two tours in Afghanistan, I was drawn back to Galveston for some much-needed rest and relaxation. But after some deep soul searching, my heart was moved to share my passion and sanctuary with others. I earned my captain's license in 2017 and started my veteran-owned business the following year. My motto is "Inspire Share Respect." I believe in inspiring others, sharing experiences, and showing respect for all life. Find your passion and pursue it relentlessly. I invite you to join me on an adventure and experience the thrill of saltwater fishing in Galveston. Let's make memories together and discover the beauty of the sea. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience, book your trip today!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark

Boat specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2020. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha F250 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota Terrova 36V 112Lbs
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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
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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 211 reviews
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You won\u2019t find a better Captain then Rene Garcia
You won\u2019t find a better Captain then Rene Garcia
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Cameron M.
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Great service, great experience!

VERIFIED   NEW  Galveston Bay Jetty (AM) on March 28, 2024
We booked through Bravo Zulu charters and were able to communicate what to expect with Rene leading up to the visit. He conacted...
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Josh S.
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The Perfect Fishing Trip!!

VERIFIED   Galveston Bay Jetty (PM) on March 11, 2024
Our day fishing with Captain Rene was awesome and everything I hoped for!  Right away I was pleasantly surprised to see that...
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Joaquin G.
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Great Trip Great Memories with Capt. Rene

VERIFIED   Galveston Bay Jetty (PM) on October 14, 2023
Weather wasn’t the greatest for fishing. Capt. Rene gave us a heads up before we arrived. We appreciated his honesty. Little...
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Joseph M.
San Antonio, Texas
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Suns out…lines out…fish on!

VERIFIED   Galveston Bay Jetty (AM) on July 30, 2023
First and foremost, huge thanks to the Captain…Rene! The day before the booking he called me to make sure he had an idea...
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Kenneth H.
Nacogdoches, TX
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True Blessing

VERIFIED   Galveston Bay Jetty (AM) on July 29, 2023
Captain Rene is very professional it was a tough morning of fishing we hit several areas and could see that all the other boats...
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