Captain Dale's Guide Service

Captain Dale’s Guide Service is located in Beaumont and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.
He is State Licensed to fish in both Texas and Louisiana waters.
Capt. Dale will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 5-hour trips, mainly fishing for Speckled Trout, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, and Black Drum, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, bottom fishing, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 20’ Key West boat that can safely take up to 2 anglers.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Captain Dale’s Guide Service.



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  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $450
    Enjoy an early day of fishing the near coastal waters of Beaumont. You and Captain Dale will leave the dock at 6,30 a.m. and spend 5 hours targeting Flounder, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, as well as Black Drum.
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Customer reviews

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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Excellent
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Great Captain and boat just right for 2 anglers
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Jonathon S.
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Monster red in rough conditions

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on April 30, 2024
Captain Dale did a great job putting us on some fish! The conditions weren’t the greatest as there had just been a big rain...
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Reagan B.
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Cannot wait to book again

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on October 13, 2023
This fishing trip was exactly what I was hoping for and more. I just finished my second fish-fry from the catchings of...
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Hunter A.
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Fantastic Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip on June 8, 2024
I can’t say enough good things about this trip. This is a memory my son and I will never forget. And, what excellent fishing....
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Chris D. S.
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Great Captain and boat just right for 2 anglers

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on April 17, 2024
Dale was great he is very nice gentleman and fisherman started slow but we moved to jetty’s and tore up gaft top catfish...
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Mark C.
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Great day with Captian Dale

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 4, 2023
Had a great day fishing with Captain Dale. He is a courteous friendly man. Took a few spots to find some hungry fish. But found...
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FAQs about Captain Dale's Guide Service

Captain Dale's Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $450 per group - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Dale's Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Dale's Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Extra 20$ if you want live bait )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Captain Dale's Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Captain Dale's Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Dale's Guide Service include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

Dale Smith
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
23 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2022
Angler's Choice
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Captain Dale Smith welcomes you to Beaumont, Texas. Join him aboard for a fun and enjoyable trip to the area's near coastal grounds and have a lovely day catching fish and enjoying nature.Fishing Texas and Louisiana waters.

About this listing

Targeted species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 130HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Extra 20$ if you want live bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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
13 and under have to wear life veat at all times
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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

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