Harry’s Guide Service

(11) In demand!
9139 Broadway St.
Galveston TX, United States

Harry’s Guide Service is a charter that takes fun and fishing very seriously, with Captain Harry Arthur who has been fishing the Texas and Louisiana waters of the Gulf of Mexico for over 30 years. He is an avid fisherman who specializes in artificial lure fishing. Having aquired so much experience he knows exactly which fish bites which lure. He strives to make every guest’s trip an adventure to be remembered for life and will instruct guests on the best ways to catch fish. He will unselfishly share his knowledge and provide the lured to catch a variety of fish species.

You will fish aboard his 24 foot Haynie center console boat, which was originally built in 2010 and has a capacity for 4 guests. It is powered by a 250 HP Suzuki engine which makes it super fast and efficient on the water. The boat has a GPS system and a fishfinder to locate the fishing spots where the fish swim in schools, as well as life jackets, fire extinguishers and a first-aid kit for your safety. 

Harry’s Guide Service fishes inshore, nearshore, reel, flats and backcountry of Texas and Louisiana Gulf waters, and is able to put you on species such as the super tasty Flounder and Redfish, Spotted Seatrout and the excellent food value Tripletail. You will have top notch equipment in terms of rods, reels, tackle, lures and live bait all provided by Captain Harry, who will also happily clean and fillet your catch upon return to the shore. He will also have drinks and snacks aboard for refreshment, but if you are taking the full day trip it is advisable to bring your own lunch.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    This is a full day of fishing for Flounder, Redfish, Tripletail and Spotted Seatrout in the Galveston Bay area. You can stay inshore, nearshore, reef fishing, or you can visit the flats. Live bait is paid additionally.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On this trip you will fish for Redfish, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout and Trippletail in the Galveston Bay area. The trip Includes tackle, snacks and drinks, and catch processing. Live bait is paid additionally.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Haynie (Center console) originally built in 2010. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine.

24 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Harry Arthur
Galveston, Texas, United States
Member since October 2016
Captain Harry has over 30 years of experience catching various species in the Texas and Louisiana Gulf waters. He specializes in artificial lure fishing which he absolutely loves. He will happily teach children and adults how to use modern equipment so that every guest leaves with skills they will be able to apply on their next fishing trip.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.97 out of 5 stars from 11 reviews

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The captain is fun, tells cool stories, would do it again.

Fished August 10, 2018
Harry Arthur (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 12, 2018

Thanks for using fishing booker

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Captain Harry was a amazing guide that has a wonderful personality and very attentive to his customers.  Will definitely book with him again next time we are in Galveston.

Fished August 8, 2018
Harry Arthur (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 2, 2018

Thank you,  I look forard to haveinyall on the boat again.

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Capt. Harry was at the dock early and ready to go. He was great at putting us on the fish all day and was very patient as he helped us amateurs through the different techniques of saltwater fishing. We all had a great time!

Fished August 4, 2018
Harry Arthur (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 5, 2018

Thank you for the review.  Enjoy the cruise

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Fishing Reports

Quick bite on a ot day.

September 01, 2018

We had out limit of trout by 8:00 today. We used live croakers and fished from a anchored boat. Read Full Report →