1st Choice Charters

715 North Holiday Drive
Galveston TX, United States

1st Choice Charters offer an exciting range of fishing charters along the waters of Galveston, Texas. Whether you are after an inshore adventure, or prefer some offshore action, Captain Jason and his crew can accommodate your needs all year round. They are fully insured, and all captains are USCG licensed. They do their best to put you on the fish, and ensure you have a great time out on the water.

They will take you out on a 24’ tidewater centre console boat with T-top, which is powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine. It is equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF and sonar, and includes a live bait tank.

The crew use high quality Shimano and Avet reels, and Ugly Stik Tiger and custom hopper rods. Their half and full day trips will have you targeting big Reds, Trout, Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, Sharks, amongst others.  Prices include the use of all fishing equipment, bait, fuel, and cleaning of your catch.

1st Choice Charters love to have families on their trips, so bring the kids for a fun day on the water. No matter if you are new to fishing or a seasoned angler, the crew look forward to welcoming you aboard!

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Tidewater (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

24 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Black Drum

Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Shark (Blacktip)

Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout
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
Shimano & Avet Reels, Ugly Stik Rods
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
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
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 captain 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: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.64 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews

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Just a great job all the way around!  Got us on black drum in a hurry!  Moved to calmer water due to one of our party being sick.  Will book another trip again!!

Kenneth Klinger  • Fished March 12, 2017
Jason Woods (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 16, 2017

Thank you for the review glad u had a good time and we look forward to more trips in the future!

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Jason was a great Captain. It was a really foggy morning, and there were not a lot of fish moving. (December) We caught a few, and had a great time. If you want an easy going captain that is great with kids and whatever you as the customer are looking for, then I highly reccomend Jason. Great trip!

Cullen Hippler  • Fished December 28, 2016
Jason Woods (The Captain)
Replied to this review on December 28, 2016

Thanks for the review glad y’all had a good time despite the poor conditions. Hope to fish again soon!!

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What a great time! We caught some big red fish and tons of little fish. The captain was great and we couldn’t be happier about booking this trip!

Emily Easly  • Fished November 6, 2016
Jason Woods (The Captain)
Replied to this review on November 6, 2016

Glad you had a good time look forward to taking y’all again soon!!

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