Check out our reviews.  We catch fish and make memories.  We work really hard for our clients.  Family owned private charter.  Kid friendly and senior friendly, we work with each angler individually to their level. We do not watch the clock and put you on as many fish as possible.  Light tackle to heavy tackle, we target everything in season.  We provide everything, all you need to bring is preferred drinks, snacks and food.  We stock ice cold bottled water.  We fish out of a 26 foot Unsinkable Boston Whaler Outrage powered by a new Suzuki 250 with a premium trolling motor that allows us to target and stay on the fish.  Equipped with all the U.S. Coast Guard safety gear needed for a safe day on the water along with a VHF radio.  We will fillet and bag your catch for you. Come make a memory with 2 Reel Charters.

We can take up to 6 people on trips.  We prefer 4 maximum to make the experience the best for our anglers.  Our trips have no hidden fees, bait , fuel, cleaning your catch, and bottled water is all included.

2024 Trophy Fish Rodeo between Ocean Outlaw and 2 Reel Charters.
Each client that books a trip with us is entered in our Trophy Fish Rodeo.  It lasts throughout the 2024 calendar year.  The longest fish of each of the species listed below wins a free trip anytime in 2025.
Longest Specked Trout
Longest Redfish
Longest Shark
Longest Black Drum
Longest Sheepshead



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    Fish for trophy speckled trout, redfish, sheepshead, spanish mackerel, pompano, black drum, bull redfish and other assorted table fish. This trip is kid and family friendly. Our boat is set up with a premium trolling motor to find and stay on the fish once located. We use all types of bait including live to target multiple species. Everything is included except for your license. We have ice cold bottled water on the boat. We fillet and bag your catch. This trip can last 4-6 hours.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $650
    Fish for trophy speckled trout, redfish, sheepshead, spanish mackerel, pompano, black drum, bull redfish and other assorted table fish. This trip is kid and family friendly. Our boat is set up with a premium trolling motor to find and stay on the fish once located. We use all types of bait including live to target multiple species. Everything is included except for your license. We have ice cold bottled water on the boat. We fillet and bag your catch. This trip can last 4-6 hours at no extra charge
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    Half Day Shark Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 30
    US $695
    Be prepared for the toughest fight as we fish a few miles off the beachfront and chase large sharks. You can catch up to 20+ fish as we chum and bring in large schools of fish. During the shrimping season, we will fish the shrimp boats and fish on. We catch a variety of sharks from blacktip, spinner, and other species such as bull, hammerhead, bonnethead, sandbar, atlantic sharpnose. If you choose to keep, we take great care in preparing your catch so it is fresh for the table.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Heavy Tackle
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    Half Day Shark Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 30
    US $695
    Be prepared for the toughest fight as we fish a few miles off the beachfront and chase large sharks. You can catch up to 20+ fish as we chum and bring in large schools of fish. During the shrimping season, we will fish the shrimp boats and fish on. We catch a variety of sharks from blacktip, spinner, and other species such as bull, hammerhead, bonnethead, sandbar, atlantic sharpnose. If you choose to keep, we take great care in preparing your catch so it is fresh for the table.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Heavy Tackle
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Shark Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 30
    US $875
    Be prepared for the toughest fight as we fish a few miles off the beachfront and chase large sharks. You can catch up to 20+ fish as we chum and bring in large schools of fish. During the shrimping season, we will fish the shrimp boats and fish on. We catch a variety of sharks from blacktip, spinner, and other species such as bull, hammerhead, bonnethead, sandbar, atlantic sharpnose. If you choose to keep, we take great care in preparing your catch so it is fresh for the table.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Heavy Tackle
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Combo Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $895
    On this trip we target a variety of species around the galveston jetty complex or bay systems. We have all types of bait including live to target speckled trout, redfish, sheepshead, spanish mackerel, pompano, drum on light tackle. We then can chase sharks near shore in clear waters off the beachfront along with redfish and jacks. These trips fill the box with fish. We clean all of your catch and supply all the tackle. All you need is food, beverage of choice and fishing license.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 127 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Memories made
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Angler rating
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Good experience
99%
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Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Travis W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing was amazing

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (AM) on March 17, 2024
My husband & I booked this trip to take our kids on during spring break and we had a blast we caught several fish and we laughed...
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Mitch W.
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
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Crew
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Outstanding Day on the Bay

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (AM) on June 3, 2024
Thank you Rex! Our family sincerely appreciated the conversation, experience in putting us on some good fishing spots, and...
Mitch W. recommends 2 Reel Charters
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Adam H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Big sharks with Captain Rex!

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Combo Trip on June 4, 2024
Me and my two Sons had a great time fishing with captian Rex! We fished the jetties first for a few hrs and then we went out...
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Britney H.
Excellent
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Experience:
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Excellent
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Memories made

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (PM) on June 12, 2024
If I could give this more than 5 starts I would. We had a blast! My husband, brother, my son, my daughter, and I went on this...
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Kenneth T.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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What an incredible trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (AM) on May 25, 2024
I can’t say enough about Tanner. My son is autistic and Tanner went far out of his way to make sure this was a great experience...
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FAQs about 2 Reel Charters

2 Reel Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Inshore Jetty Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $695 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Shark Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $695 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Shark Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $875 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Shark Trip (8 hours)
  • US $895 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Combo Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with 2 Reel Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with 2 Reel Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (All baits will be provided in the cost of your trip )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Included in the service )
  • First Mate (A tip is a reward, truly we appreciate them but we also treat them more like a reward. If you enjoyed the trip and the experience from captain tips are always very much appreciated. First mates will be available when needed for larger groups)

2 Reel Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

2 Reel Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with 2 Reel Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

Tanner Baggett
Galveston, Texas, United States
19 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
127 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2021
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
My name is Tanner Baggett. I am a third generation fisherman who has been fishing the Galveston Bay complex and beachfront since I could walk. My dream has always been being a captain. I enjoy every moment on the water everyday!
Our Team
Rex B.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Boston Whaler (Center console) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
All baits will be provided in the cost of your trip
Catch cleaning & filleting
Included in the service
First Mate
A tip is a reward, truly we appreciate them but we also treat them more like a reward. If you enjoyed the trip and the experience from captain tips are always very much appreciated. First mates will be available when needed for larger groups

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.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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