Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1

Galveston Fishing Charter Company operates one of the largest and most reliable fleets in town, offering great value fishing trips with experienced crews and quality equipment. Launching out of their own private dock, your captain will work with you to build the perfect fishing trip, whatever that means to you.

The vessel you will be fishing aboard is a 24’ Pathfinder center console. Built in 2005, this modern vessel provides a stable fishing platform and plenty of space for groups of five to spend a comfortable day aboard. She comes equipped with everything you will need, from the latest electronics to a wide range of tackle, as well as a choice of live bait and artificial lures.

You will be spending your day fishing around the area’s many jetties and shallow bays, targeting a range of big, tasty fish. Redfish, Trout, and Flounder top the list of table fare, while Sharks, Jacks, Stingrays, and more make sure you never get bored. You can choose between half and full days, so you can always find the perfect trip to suit your schedule.

All Galveston Fishing Charter Company trips come with live bait and fuel included in the price. At the end of your trip, the crew will also clean and package all your catch free of charge, ready to take home and enjoy – you’ll definitely have worked up an appetite!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Jetty
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Spend the whole day on the water, combing the shallows and exploring the local jetties in search of a huge range of fish species. Target Flounder, Sharks, Jacks, Stingrays, monster Bull Redfish, Ling, Trout, Spanish Mackeral, Black Drum more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Jetty (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    Spend the morning fishing for Flounder, Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, Jack Crevalle, Spanish mackerel, and more. Explore the shallow waters around the local jetties, fishing for all these great species as well as several species of Shark.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Jetty (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    Spend the afternoon fishing around the local jetties, targeting a huge variety of table and game species. Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, and Black Drum thrive in these waters, as do Sharks, Jack Crevalle, and much, much more.
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About the Charter Operator

Galveston Fishing Charter Company
Galveston, Texas, United States
16 Fishing Reports
153 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since June 2014
Galveston Fishing Charter Company is the name you can trust to put you on some awesome fish. Operating a fleet of clean, reliable boats out of their own private dock, they work only with the best captains, crew, and equipment to make sure you have the best time. So whether you want a family day fishing the jetties or a hardcore offshore angling adventure, look no further than the best fleet in town.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Ray Ray
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Pathfinder DV (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Red fish catch 4th of July 2021
Half day trip with Capt. Zach
Half day trip with Capt. Zach
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
56%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Todd T.
Edgewood, TX
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Half day trip with Capt. Zach

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Jetty (PM) on December 26, 2020
We had a great trip. Caught some sheepshead and even a couple of late season red fish. I would definitely recommend this charter....
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Deborah T.
Caldwell, TX
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Jetty (AM) on July 4, 2021
Great experience!
Deborah T. recommends Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1
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Gary Y.
League City, TX
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Jetty (AM) on January 8, 2021
Will go again great time
Gary Y. recommends Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1
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Elven S.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   May 30, 2021
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   May 29, 2021
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FAQs about Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1

Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1 offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip - Jetty (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip - Jetty (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip - Jetty (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1 include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1 offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1 offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Galveston Fishing Charter Co. #1 include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Ray
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout