Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender

The Island Fishing Guru team takes pride in really making the moment count! With more than 25 years of experience in the waters off of Galveston, Texas, its captains bring the most comprehensive fishing knowledge to your charter trip, making your time spent with Island Fishing Guru the ultimate experience! Texas climate allows fishing year-round, so never hesitate to call.

Whether you are a novice or a serious angler, this crew has your back. It offers pre-made packages or it can custom design your Galveston fishing vacation. Island Fishing Guru LLC takes pride in being able to deliver one of the best fishing charter experiences in the gulf!

Size matters and that is why your fishing adventure starts on a 30’ Contender boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers into all types of water.

Your crew will do its best to make sure you have a safe, fun, and productive day on the water. This involves 4 to 10-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, King Mackerel, Snapper, and Shark depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, big game fishing, and drift fishing.

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.

The fishing starts just minutes after leaving the dock, which gives you plenty of fishing time with your family or friends. Our prices reflect the experience you’ll have.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Island Fishing Guru LLC

Note: Other charters wait until you get to the dock to tell you that you owe a surcharge for your gas and bait. There are no surprises with Island Fishing Guru, as the price if the price.

We go out rain or shine…just not in lightening!

We email remaining balance invoice.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Jetty (12pm)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $540
    This fun jam-packed 4-hour excursion will explore jetty fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Stingray, and Black Drum. This price includes 4 people with an additional $75 per person up to 6 people total.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Jetty (7:00)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $540
    This fun jam-packed 4-hour excursion will explore jetty fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Stingray, and Black Drum. This price includes 4 people with an additional $75 per person up to 6 people total. Other charter companies wait until you get to the dock to inform you they have a fuel and bait surcharge. All of our prices include gas and bait so there are no surprises.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Jetty/Shark (7:00am)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $1,400
    This exciting 7-hour excursion will explore jetty fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Stingray, and Black Drum... OR we can tear out to target the bad boy of the Gulf...the Shark!! This price includes 4 people with an additional $75 per person up to 6 people total. Other charter companies wait until you get to the dock to inform you they have a fuel and bait surcharge. All of our prices include gas and bait so there are no surprises.
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FAQs about Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender

Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $540 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Jetty (12pm) (4 hours)
  • US $540 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Jetty (7:00) (4 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group, additional US $75 per person after 4 guests - 7 Hour Jetty/Shark (7:00am) (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (you must bring your own fly fishing gear and bait)
  • Live Bait (Live bait is included. )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Fish will be cleaned and fileted at no additional cost. )

Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Island Fishing Guru LLC – 30' Contender include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Island Fishing Guru LLC 30'
Galveston, Texas, United States
ID & license verified
112 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
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Island Fishing Guru's team started fishing these waters more than 25 years ago! These anglers love watching people get hooked on fishing while creating lasting memories. They also love providing an extensive knowledge base to the more experienced angler to give them the leading edge in fishing offshore.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 200HP Mercury engines.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
you must bring your own fly fishing gear and bait
Live Bait
Live bait is included.
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fish will be cleaned and fileted at no additional cost.

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
Age 5 and over
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:

Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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