Gulf Coast King

Join Captain Jesse Francisco for a fun and family friendly fishing trip with Gulf Coast King. Fishing with a captain who has over 15 years experience fishing the local waters, you are sure to have a great time catching fish on your own personalized fishing trip!

You will be fishing aboard a roomy 23 ft Gulf Coast VS center console boat that is powered by a fast 200 HP Evinrude engine. The boat has plenty of space for up to four anglers and is equipped with the latest electronics and safety equipment to ensure that your day on the water is safe and successful. The boat’s trolling motor and anchoring system will allow you to approach fish stealthily, and with plenty of storage on board as well as an ice box and live bait tank, it will be sure to fulfill your inshore fishing needs.

Captain Jesse primarily fishes with live bait, which he provides at a charge of $25. He also enjoys throwing artificial lures, and adapts his fishing styles to what he considers to be the most effective way of targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder on the day of the trip. Quality rods and reels are provided for you to use throughout your trip, and once you return to the dock Captain Jesse will clean and fillet your catch.

This is a family friendly charter, and Captain Jesse has a reputation for being great with kids who are learning to fish. Passionate about getting the next generation interested in the local waterways, he also organizes youth fishing tournaments for young local anglers through his Future Anglers Associations Fishing Series.


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  • Private trip
    Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fun in the sun fishing with Capt. Jesse Francisco. FLOUNDER, TROUT & REDS watch out because here we come! Live bait is extra at $25 per person
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Flounder
Jack Crevalle
Redfish

Sheepshead
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Gulf Coast (Center console) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. 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 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Jesse Francisco
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since May 2016
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Captain Jesse Francisco has fished the waters of the Galveston Bay since he was just ten years old. He enjoys running guided fishing trips in the Texas Bays, and provides a personalized service for a variety of types of groups. Captain Jesse specializes in fishing with live and artifical bait for Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder, and he enjoys both wading and drift fishing in the bay.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.73
out of 5 stars from 33 reviews
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July fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Steven Hold
Roselle, New Jersey
 5.00
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Great 7 hour trip despite some fog

VERIFIED   February 15, 2018
Despite fog that did not burn off until after 10am my 13 yo son and I had a great day on the water. Hit appx 10 different...
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Andrew Skwiot
Stafford, TX
 5.00
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Six hour trip with Captain Glen

VERIFIED   June 26, 2018
Six hour trip with Captain Glen…....Captain Glen was energetic, fun, knowledgeable, and did his best to put us in the...
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Bradford Pettigrew
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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7 hour trip with Captain Jesse

VERIFIED   December 21, 2017
Had a great time while out on the water with Jesse! He was amazing to accommodate my girlfriend and I. All our acommodations...
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Joshua Krugly
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Half Day with Captin Jesse

VERIFIED   March 31, 2018
I picked Captain Jesse based off of his pictures and recommendations and it did not disappoint! Great guy and put us on the...
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Ben Mittler
Plantersville, TX
 5.00
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Fishing with Jesse

VERIFIED   June 9, 2018
Great trip and even better people. I was lucky enough to go out with two capts with a buddy. Fishing was slow for everyone...
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