Rod Bending Charters

715 North Holiday Drive
Galveston TX, United States

Rod Bending Charters sure do live up to their name - if thrilling rod-bending action is what you are after, then Captain Jason and his crew are the ones to guide you to where the big fish like to play in Galveston, Texas. They have a lot of knowledge about migratory patterns of species in this area, and offer everything from inshore to offshore fishing, 365 days of the year. They are fully insured and all captains are USCG licensed, and their goal is for you to catch fish and have a great time doing it!

You will head out on the brand new 30’ centre console Sea Hunt, which offers a smooth, dry and fast ride to the fishing grounds. It is powered by twin 500HP Yamaha engines, and is navigated by GPS, fishfinder, VHF, sonar and radar. The spacious deck allows plenty of room to fish in comfort, and is perfect for larger groups. Its oversized T-top provides plenty of shade and rain protection, and the boat also has an onboard restroom. To increase your chances of landing fish, the boat comes fitted with outriggers and live bait tank, while the first mate will be on hand to assist you throughout the day. The crew use very high quality Shimano and Avet reels, and Ugly Stik Tiger and custom hopper rods.

Rod Bending Charters offer a range of fishing trips, so if you’re looking to save yourself a long boat ride, you can target big fish around Galveston Jetty and Ship Channel. Got your eye set on Sharks? No problem, you can spend the whole day tackling these beasts. For those seeking deep-sea action, you can choose between going close offshore or heading out 50+ miles on the water. Depending on the trip you select, you will target species such as Kingfish, Ling, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, Wahoo, Billfish, Tuna, Bonita, Sharks, Jack Crevalle, Amberjack, Cobia, Redfish, Trout, and many more. All trips include rods, reels, tackle, bait, fuel, and cleaning of fish. Fishing licenses are not included.

The Rod Bending Charters crew look forward to seeing you on the water!

Rod Bending Charters sure do live up to their name - if thrilling rod-bending action is what you are after, then Captain Jason and his crew are the ones to guide you to where the big fish like to play in Galveston, Texas. They have a lot of knowledge

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Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 500HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

30 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black)
Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Red)
Speckled Trout

Tuna (Blackfin)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
very child friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Jason Woods
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since February 2016
I started fishing the Gulf as a kid, and turned my passion into a job that I love. I have now been in this business for fifteen years, and take great pride in providing once-in-a-lifetime fishing experiences for all of my customers. I really enjoy teaching young anglers and watching kids have a great time catching fish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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If you are ever in Galveston and want to to go fishing call Captain Jason Wood with Rod Bending Charters. We caught our limit for black tip sharks in 40 minutes caught Mackerel Sheephead Trout and a StingRay that weighed 150 lbs. This trp was the best we ever had. We will definitely comeback next year. We had a very similar experience with him last year.

Fished July 10, 2017
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Had the greatest time booking again next month

Fished July 2, 2017
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The trip was fantastic captain and deck hand were super nice and very helpful. The boat and tackle were kept well and everything worked as it should.  I would recommend this trip to everyone. Great Job!!!

Fished May 24, 2017
Jason Woods (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 1, 2017

We are glad you had a good trip and look forward to fishing with you in the future

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