Reel Hook Guide Service

9301 Broadway Street
Galveston TX, United States

Reel Hook Guide Service is based in Galveston, Texas, and offers nearshore, reef and flats fishing of the entire Galveston Bay Complex. Captain Richard Cabrera is a very professional and experienced captain, who is fully licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Capt Richard runs charters all year round, and can cater to all skill levels. No matter if you are a group of friends, on a family outing, or with business clients, he will take you on a fun and safe saltwater fishing adventure.

You will fish from a 22’ Transport center console boat, which has a spacious deck that comfortably accommodates up to four anglers, and has plenty of storage space. It is powered by a 200HP Suzuki 4-Stroke motor, providing a smooth ride in the bays and shallow lake waters. It comes equipped with a Garmin GPS and fishfinder, a power pole and powerful trolling motor, live bait tanks, and ice box. 

Reel Hook Guide Service specializes in wade and drift fishing for trophy Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, lures, ice, bottled water, as well as catch cleaning and bagging. Don’t forget to organize Texas saltwater fishing licenses for all anglers who are over 18 years.


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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    If you're after even more fun, then head out on this full-day trip, fishing the Galveston Bay Complex for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, lures, ice, bottled water, as well as catch cleaning and bagging. Don't forget to organize Texas saltwater fishing licenses for all anglers who are over 18 years.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Join Capt. Richard for a fun half-day trip, fishing the Galveston Bay Complex for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, lures, ice, bottled water, as well as catch cleaning and bagging. Don't forget to organize Texas saltwater fishing licenses for all anglers who are over 18 years.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Redfish
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Transport 22SE (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

About the Captain

Richard Cabrera
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since April 2016
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For over 20 years, Captain Richard has been fishing the Galveston Bays and Texas Gulf Coast. He has spent many hours navigating and fishing these waters, and has gained much knowledge of where and when to catch fish in this area. If you are after a fun day on the Galveston waters, then join Capt. Richard for an enjoyable fishing experience.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
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Half day fishing with captain Richard
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Dennis Giacobbe
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Captain Richards

VERIFIED   June 26, 2016
I brought my nephew, who never went fishing and a friend on Sunday,  June 26th. We met Captain Richards at 600 and by...
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Jennifer Moczygemba
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Half day fishing with captain Richard

VERIFIED   July 7, 2017
This trip was perfect.  Capt Richard was helpful, knowledgeable and friendly.  We had experienced fishermen and novices...
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Alan Rasmussen
Sealy, Texas
 4.67
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Great trip

VERIFIED   June 6, 2016
A great day of fishing. Captain Richard got us on fish right away and the action was consistent. We caught our limits on specs...
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Scott King
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Half day with Capt Joey

VERIFIED   June 2, 2017
We went with Capt Joey Yarba Excellent highly recommend him.
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Beni Johnson
United States
 5.00
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We had lots of fun!

VERIFIED   July 9, 2016
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