Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender

Rod Bending Charters is located in Galveston and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

This crew will do its best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 6-hour trips, mainly fishing for Flounder, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Jack Crevalle 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, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, drift fishing, jigging and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 36’ Contender boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet. 

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. Bait isn’t included in the trip price, so make sure to check with the captain what your options are before the trip. 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 Rod Bending Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Jetty Channel
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    Jetty/Ship Channel trips are a great year round trip for the whole family. Its a fast 20 minute boat ride to the fishing grounds with large varieties of fish to be caught. This trip is offered in half or full day options in the morning or afternoon. Expected catch for this trip depending on the time of year can include: Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks, Stingray, Jackfish, Gafftop, Whiting, etc.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Jetty Channel
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $650
    Jetty/Ship Channel trips are a great year round trip for the whole family. Its a fast 20 minute boat ride to the fishing grounds with large varieties of fish to be caught. This trip is offered in half or full day options in the morning or afternoon. Expected catch for this trip depending on the time of year can include: Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks, Stingray, Jackfish, Gafftop, Whiting, etc.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Jetty Channel
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $650
    Jetty/Ship Channel trips are a great year round trip for the whole family. Its a fast 20 minute boat ride to the fishing grounds with large varieties of fish to be caught. This trip is offered in half or full day options in the morning or afternoon. Expected catch for this trip depending on the time of year can include: Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks, Stingray, Jackfish, Gafftop, Whiting, etc.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Jetty (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $850
    Jetty/Ship Channel trips are a great year round trip for the whole family. Its a fast 20 minute boat ride to the fishing grounds with large varieties of fish to be caught. This trip is offered in half or full day options in the morning or afternoon. Expected catch for this trip depending on the time of year can include: Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks, Stingray, Jackfish, Gafftop, Whiting, etc.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Jetty (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $850
    Jetty/Ship Channel trips are a great year round trip for the whole family. Its a fast 20 minute boat ride to the fishing grounds with large varieties of fish to be caught. This trip is offered in half or full day options in the morning or afternoon. Expected catch for this trip depending on the time of year can include: Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks, Stingray, Jackfish, Gafftop, Whiting, etc.
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About the Charter Operator

Rod Bending Charters
Galveston, Texas, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
243 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2016
Captain Jason Woods started fishing the Gulf as a kid, and turned his passion into a job that he loves. He's now been in this business for 16 years, and takes great pride in providing once-in-a-lifetime fishing experiences for all of his customers. He and his team really enjoy teaching young anglers and watching kids have a great time catching fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Catfish Catfish
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark

Shark (Hammerhead) Hammerhead Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Whiting Whiting

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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6 hour trip with Captain Jason

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Jetty (PM) on March 16, 2022
This trip was awesome. Captain Jason had us on fish within minutes of being on the water and it never stopped!  The deck hand...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Jetty Channel on March 19, 2022
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FAQs about Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender

Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) – Jetty Channel (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) – Jetty Channel (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) – Jetty Channel (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - Full Day Trip – Jetty (AM) (6 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip – Jetty (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Rod Bending Charters 36' Contender include:
  • Black Drum
  • Catfish
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout
  • Whiting