Knot Working Fishing Charters

Knot Working Fishing Charters is a top-quality professionally ran charter fishing operation located in San Leon in Galveston County, Texas. It prides itself on its customer service along with providing top-notch equipment in hopes of having a successful fishing trip. Captain Brantley Williams has been on the water his entire life from Charleston, South Carolina to the coast of Texas. He works hard to make sure customers are on the fish and in return have a successful trip. Pick your day and come aboard, the captain would love the opportunity to earn your business.

You’ll use a 25’ Tidewater boat that can fit up to 6 guests. It’s powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine that will take you to the fish in no time, uses a wireless trolling motor, and has got GPS, a fishfinder, radio, and radar for navigation. There’s a shower you can use as well as an ice-box. There’s also a livewell to provide live bait.

Spinning, popping, and drift fishing on light tackle are the techniques you can use to catch your targets. To name some of the species, there’s Tarpon, King Mackerel, Cobia, Sheepshead, and Flounder. You’re free to keep your catch and take it home. Kids are welcome to join the trip over the age of 5.

Captain Brantley will prepare all the fishing tackle, equipment and lures so they are ready when you arrive. If you decide to keep your catch, he offers to clean and bag it for you without any additional fee. Before departing, just make sure to bring your licenses, snacks, and drinks. Live bait will be charged at market price. Live bait cost 20$-25$ a person per trip.

Enjoy your stay in nearby Kemah or San Leon and spend a wonderful day of fishing in Texas!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    On this trip, you and Captain Brantley will fish within either East or West Galveston Bay. You'll be throwing live bait or artificial on these trips. Rigs will include either a Four Horseman Popping Cork rig or Texas Rig. The trip lasts 5 hours. Live Bait charge will be added to trip total at the time of the trip. Depending on the time of the year the cost averages 20$-30$ per person.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay / Jetty
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    On this trip, you and the captain will be fishing either in the bay or jetties. Live bait charge will be added to trip total at the time of the trip. Depending on the time of the year the cost averages 20$-30$ per person. The trip starts at 6:30 a.m. and lasts until 11:30 a.m. Bring some snacks and drinks and don't forget your fishing licenses.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bay / Jetty
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    This trip will take place either in East/West Galveston Bay or the jetties. The trip will begin at 7:00 a.m. and run to 3:00 p.m. Captain Brantley doesn't recommend these trips in the summertime due to heat exposure on the water. Live Bait charge will be added to trip total at the time of the trip. Depending on the time of the year the cost averages 20$-30$ per person.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Nearshore Seasonal
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 1
    $1,250
    These trips will be available July-October. They begin at 7:00 a.m. and you will return to the dock at 3:00 p.m. You can target King, Ling, Shark, State Red Snapper, Bull Red, and Tarpon. Bait and fuel will be included. The captain has the right to reschedule the trip due to weather or he'll offer you a bay trip in place.
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About the Captain

Brantley Williams
Houston, Texas, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2021
Born and raised on the water in Charleston, South Carolina, Captain Brantley has always been an avid outdoorsman. Fishing and hunting were top-priority throughout his life. However, education, hard work, and sacrifice are needed to get started. He had several jobs growing up from fixing boat trailers, fiberglass work, to being a mate on a sport fishing boat. He was fortunate to get the opportunity and started by simply going to the marina and washing the boat when it came back from a charter that afternoon. One day, Captain Brantley finally got asked to ride along and went every trip for 6 years after that. While doing this, the captain went to college and received his degree which led him to the construction field. A couple of years later, he moved to Texas where he met his beautiful wife and started a family. They purchased a boat and started their business. They provide the knowledge and best equipment to ensure their guests have the greatest opportunity for a successful trip.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Tidewater (Bay boat) originally built in 2020. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
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
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Tournament Day Unicorn
Tournament Day Unicorn
June 17, 2022
Started out the day by making the run to the Jettys. The trout were no where to be found so hit some deep water wells where we picked up a few fish from each one. Moved over to a rocky area where your bait would not stay in the water longer then a few minutes before getting eaten. On the way back in we ran across a Galveston bay unicorn and was able to site cast and catch him. Great group to fish with a smiles on everyones faces is what it is all about!
Fish and Summer Patterns
Fish and Summer Patterns
June 5, 2022
With little to no rain in our area this year the upper part of Galveston bay has high salinity levels. Because of this the trout seem to be gorging on shrimp later in the summer due to it being abundant which is abnormal this time of the year. Fishing has been steady the past couple weeks. It is a great time to get out on the water!

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
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Half Day with Capt Brantley
Half Day with Capt Brantley
Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
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Richard V.
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5 hour Trip with Captain Brantley

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay on March 19, 2022
What a great trip with my son fishing in the Galveston Bay !  If you want to fish with a guy who truly loves the sport ......
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LJ Y.
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay on June 20, 2022
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Jose S.
OLD RVR-WNFRE, TX
Excellent
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Bay / Jetty on June 10, 2022
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Todd T.
Tomball, TX
Excellent
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Half Day with Capt Brantley

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay on November 23, 2021
What a great day on the water. Capt Brantley was awesome.  It was like fishing with your best friend.  Great conversations...
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FAQs about Knot Working Fishing Charters

Knot Working Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay (5 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Galveston Bay / Jetty (5 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Bay / Jetty (8 hours)
  • $1,250 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Nearshore Seasonal (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Knot Working Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Knot Working Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Knot Working Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Knot Working Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Knot Working Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon