Muckleroy’s Guide Service

Broadway Street
Galveston TX, United States

Fishing the Upper, East, and Trinity Bays, Muckleroy’s Guide Service is full service operation that will help you get the most out of the Galveston Bay System’s world class saltwater fishing opportunities. They offer full and half day charters and are not bound to any single launching spot, meaning you will always be able to fish the best area for the day of your trip.

Muckleroy’s Guide Service operates a 24 ft Triton center console boat that has comfortable seating for three to four anglers and is fully equipped for a day on the bay. Featuring a silent but powerful trolling motor, a large live well for your bait, and a fast 250 HP Mercury engine, this boat was built for catching fish in the local waters. Captain Dean also operates a 23 ft Kenner center console, so you can be sure you will be fishing aboard the most suitable boat for the conditions.

While Trinity Bay is famous for its fall and winter fishing, it is an exceptional fishing spot all year round. This area of water gives both novice and experienced anglers the chance to have an enjoyable day out, and it is full of Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder for you to catch. Whether you want a family day drifting for Trout and Redfish over the shell reefs and wells, or to target trophies while wading from the shore, Muckleroy’s Guide Service will be able to cater to your wishes. They offer artificial and live bait fishing, and fish with Waterloo rods and a selection of spin casting and bait casting reels.

The captain will furnish you with equipment, lures, a comfortable boat, and a professional attitude. Please make sure to purchase a Texas fishing license prior to your trip and remember that if you want to fish with live bait, it will be charged at the market rate.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    A full eight hours of fishing around Baytown, Texas. This is an angler's paradise, where you can catch lots of Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Bring some lunch and get ready for a great day on the water. Bait is an additional cost.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    6 hr trip drifting or wading the Bay, fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Bait is an additional cost at bait camp price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip PM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 425
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    6 hr trip drifting or wading the Bay, fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Bait is an additional cost at bait camp price.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder
Redfish
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Triton (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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

About the Captain

Dean Muckleroy
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since September 2016
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Captain Dean Muckleroy has fished the Trinity Bay area of Texas all his life. With over 30 years of experience, he is an expert at helping people not only catch fish, but also have an enjoyable time while doing so. Captain Dean works hard for his guest and is known for his professional attitude. Very child friendly, he welcomes families aboard his boat, as well as corporate groups, friends, and professional anglers.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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100%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Jeffrey Menn
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Great with my 10yr old. Offered good solid fishing advise . We had an excellent time with Cptn Dean.  Definitely use him...
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Ancil Mtchell
Baytown, Texas
 5.00
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February 18, 2017
After having taken several guided trips between Texas and Louisiana, my trip with Cap’t Muckleroy ranks as one of the...
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Roger Ashcraft
Missouri City, Texas
 5.00
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The Best Guide Service Around

January 24, 2017
Captain Dean has been guiding our family for several years.  I have taken many friends and family out with him and always...
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Mike Schrader
Brookshire, Texas
 5.00
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Great trip with Capt. Dean!

March 16, 2017
I am 57 years old and have been fishing Gaveston bay system since I was 10. I have had my own boats and have used dozens of...
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Kevin Short
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Trip with my 5 yo Son

April 11, 2017
I have fished with Dean a few times before.  On this day I took my 5 yo son out on his first bay fishing trip.  Could...
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