Fishing is fun for the whole family! At TommyBoys Charter Services, they want to ensure that you not only have a great day on the water but that they also teach you how to fish Galveston Bay. Captain Tommy and his crew will teach and coach you as much as needed the entire trip.

You’ll be fishing on a 22’ Cobia that accommodates up to 6 guests. This center console is powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine that can reach the speed of 40 knots. The boat features Simrad navigational electronics, a toilet, professional fishing equipment, and a live bait tank.

A typical trip will always start with a short safety briefing and instructions for the day. You’ll then launch and, once you arrive to your fishing spot, you will be given a short lesson on the techniques for rod/reel handling, baiting, casting, and retrieving. When you hook up and yell "FISH ON!", you will be coached as much as needed to land your fish.

Upon completion of our trip, the crew will be sure to keep an eye out for the dozens of Dolphins that call Galveston Bay home as you head back to the dock. Upon reaching the dock, you can take pictures with the captain and the catch. You can also learn the filleting techniques while the crew cleans the day’s catch for you.

Your captain will take care of your fishing equipment, while you need to prepare your fishing licenses, snacks, and drinks.

Tommyboys Charter Services wants you to join them on their next adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Test the Water Early
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $400
    This is a short trip designed for people that have young kids or just want to see if they can handle being on the water and to teach you about saltwater fishing. We will run out to the jetty or bay and fill the box with as many fish as we can while learning different techniques, line and knots and bait presentations.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    Test the Water Mid Day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $450
    This is a short trip designed for people that have young kids or just want to see if they can handle being on the water and to teach you about saltwater fishing. We will run out to the jetty or bay and fill the box with as many fish as we can while learning different techniques, line and knots and bait presentations.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    Test the Water Afternoon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $500
    This is a short trip designed for people that have young kids or just want to see if they can handle being on the water and to teach you about saltwater fishing. We will run out to the jetty or bay and fill the box with as many fish as we can while learning different techniques, line and knots and bait presentations.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Cruise out to the Jetties and target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead. All bait, equipment, and fish cleaning are included. On your way back, keep a watch out for the Dolphins that love to play in the bay!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $600
    This short afternoon adventure will take you out to the Jetties, where you can go after Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum and Sheepshead. All bait, equipment, and fish cleaning service are included. There's also a good chance to see the Dolphins that love to play in the bay!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Jack (African Pompano)
    African Pompano Jack
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Night Trip – Over the Lights
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 1
    US $900
    This trip is restricted to 18 year old anglers and above. You'll depart at 7:00 p.m., get set up, and fish until 11:00 p.m. over green lights. You'll be targeting Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and Sheepshead. All passengers are required to wear PFDs for the duration of the trip.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,050
    Go out past the Jetties into the open water of the Gulf. You'll be targeting a variety of species including Snapper, Shark, Mackerel, and more! All bait, equipment, and fish cleaning are included. On your way back, keep a watch out for the Dolphins that love to play in the bay!
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
  • Private trip
    7 hr Shark Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,100
    This trip is specifically targeting sharks. We will head out past the jetties and have a blast catching a variety of sharks.
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Mako)
    Mako Shark
    Shark (Thresher)
    Thresher Shark
    Shark (Tiger)
    Tiger Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 10
    US $1,850
    This unique trip will involve an incredible day of fishing and relaxing. Departing at 6:00 a.m. and returning at 4:00 p.m., sandwiches and drinks will be provided, along with all the fishing gear you will need. After a full morning of fishing, the customer's choice, we will cruise to Stingarees for lunch and then get back after it. This trip is not for the faint of heart. It is a long grind of a day that will surely leave you exhausted, sunburned, and with plenty of fish to take home.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Jack (African Pompano)
    African Pompano Jack
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
    Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Fishing with Tommy
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Pete B.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Worth the trip!

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on August 3, 2023
My son, myself, and a buddy drove from OK for a quick trip before school started back. We had a great time! Everything was...
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James S.
College Station, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Pulled It Off In A Pinch

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 31, 2023
It was my son’s 16th birthday, and our scheduled fishing trip washed out due to a mechanical failure. I reached out to Captain...
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Deborah M.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing trip in Galveston!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 29, 2024
The captain and his son met us there on time and explained fishing was slow that day. They took my grandson and I to different...
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Robert H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Time!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 10, 2024
We had a great time fishing with these guys!  Captain put us on some fish, and my son was able to mark off a couple different...
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Rudy R.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Best Galveston fishing trip yet !!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on March 13, 2024
My boys ,myself and their grandpa had a great time. We fought and caught so many fish. That we can honestly say this was our...
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FAQs about Tommyboys Charter Services

Tommyboys Charter Services offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $75 per person after 3 guests - Test the Water Early (2 hours)
  • US $450 per group, additional US $75 per person after 3 guests - Test the Water Mid Day (2 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $75 per person after 3 guests - Test the Water Afternoon (2 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $150 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Night Trip – Over the Lights (4 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 7 Hour Trip – Nearshore (7 hours)
  • US $1,100 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 7 hr Shark Trip (7 hours)
  • US $1,850 per group, additional US $200 per person after 3 guests - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Tommyboys Charter Services, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Camper toilet inside center console
  • GPS Simrad GPS navigation
  • Fishfinder Simrad fish finder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Tommyboys Charter Services include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (We utilize live shrimp as part of every trip and it is included in the trip. )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Don't forget to tip the man cleaning your catch)
  • First Mate (We try our best to have a first mate whenever he's available. These guys work nonstop to ensure that we help make the best memories possible. The Captain and first mate split all tips 50/50, which about 20-25% of your trip cost is customary.)

Tommyboys Charter Services offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Tommyboys Charter Services offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tommyboys Charter Services include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Jack (African Pompano)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Charter Operator

Tommyboys Charter Services
Galveston, Texas, United States
5 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
98 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
I grew up fishing every stream, pond, lake, river, pothole, and body of water I came across. My love of fishing has always been present from my first memories. Since moving to the coast, after retiring from the Texas Dept of Criminal Justice, I fell in love with saltwater fishing. I have found that there is nothing more relaxing, aggravating, enjoyable, frustrating, challenging and rewarding than searching and landing that DREAM fish for a client. While I cannot promise to make that happen for everyone, I do promise to do my very best to make incredible memories for you and your family/friends on our trip.
Our Team
Dalton G.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack (African Pompano) African Pompano Jack
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Cobia (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Camper toilet inside center console
GPS
Simrad GPS navigation
Fishfinder
Simrad fish finder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
We utilize live shrimp as part of every trip and it is included in the trip.
Catch cleaning & filleting
Don't forget to tip the man cleaning your catch
First Mate
We try our best to have a first mate whenever he's available. These guys work nonstop to ensure that we help make the best memories possible. The Captain and first mate split all tips 50/50, which about 20-25% of your trip cost is customary.

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
Kids are always welcome aboard
You Keep Catch
only legal sized fish allowed to be kept
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
Bank Transfer

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