Captain
Darrell Hingle

Member since August 2015

Galveston, United States

Background
Born in Galveston I have fished here my whole life, I enjoy giving people the same experiences I have had on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Whether it's fishing around Galveston bay or deep in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico I will do my best to ensure a fun, safe trip. When you book your trip with me you will be fishing with me, not some random guy running someone else's boat.
Techniques
Light tackle, drift, bottom fishing, deep dropping, trolling

Hey, I'm Captain Darrell Hingle

Galveston, United States
Background
Born in Galveston I have fished here my whole life, I enjoy giving people the same experiences I have had on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Whether it's fishing around Galveston bay or deep in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico I will do my best to ensure a fun, safe trip. When you book your trip with me you will be fishing with me, not some random guy running someone else's boat.
Techniques
Light tackle, drift, bottom fishing, deep dropping, trolling
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Fishing Reports

Galveston bay 2/17

February 17, 2018

I met the Cook family in Bolivar for an afternoon of fishing since the morning weather was supposed to be wet. We made our way out to the north jetty thru patchy fog and got tight on the anchor.… Read Full Report →


Post Hurricane Harvey Fishing

September 10, 2017

Bull red fishing is red hot after the storm. Tides are high and water is still dirty but the fish are hungry. Read Full Report →


Rough weather fishing

June 29, 2017

The past week and a half has been pretty challenging with tropical storm Cindy and the week of downpours since. The tides have been running about 2' above normal and have had heavy rains all week. Despite this we… Read Full Report →


Galveston is on FIRE

June 16, 2017

It has been a busy couple of weeks. The fishing is great inshore and offshore. Red snapper and kingfish are hot tickets offshore and trout and redfish are in the bay. The boat and weather are great. Let's go… Read Full Report →


Kingfish, Red Snapper and Amberjack

May 06, 2017

Fished 70-100 miles offshore. We caught a lot of great red snapper, our 6 man limit of king mackerel, and a lot of huge amberjack. Read Full Report →


Red snapper season set

May 01, 2017

Nmfs just announced this years red snapper season dates June 1- July 18. Book your trip now! Read Full Report →


Still catching.

April 17, 2017

Fished jetties this morning, caught redfish and sheepheads. Also caught several small reds, sheepheads and spanish mackerel. Read Full Report →


Easter weekend fishing

April 15, 2017

We met at 0630, after the usual meet and greet, we headed out to the jetties. We caught undersized redfish, sheepshead, Spanish mackerel and mangrove snapper. Instead of posting pics of the fish today I decided to go with… Read Full Report →


Birthday trip!

April 14, 2017

Met Sam, Kyle and Alex this morning and left out to really nice seas and a beautiful sunrise. We made our way out to the jetties, set the anchor and immediately started catching fish. We kept the kids busy… Read Full Report →


Off the chain redfish!

April 07, 2017

Fished this afternoon, caught our 3 man limit of redfish and caught and released another 23. The water is beautiful and the weather is perfect. It's time to get booked and go catching! Read Full Report →


Saturday morning fishing

March 18, 2017

I met Ann, Lauren and Seth at the slip and we eased out to the jetties just in time to see the sun rise. Finally, a day with light winds this week. I dropped the anchor over the side… Read Full Report →


Still blowing!

March 15, 2017

Windy and rough is the best way to describe it. Wind was 20-30 all day. Caught fish and made a good trip. Read Full Report →


Spring break is here, let's go catching

March 10, 2017

Well, the wind is starting to ease up for now and the fishing is great. I fished yesterday morning and were able to catch all the sheepshead we wanted, redfish and black drum were cooperating too. It's not to… Read Full Report →


Windy weather fishing.

March 02, 2017

First of March and the spring winds are blowing. Despite strong winds the fishing is really good between what's left of old man winter. Sheepshead are really cooperating and plentiful. Mostly over-sized redfish and huge black drum are are… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.96
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
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The best time fishing.
The best time fishing.
Cool foggy afternoon
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Don C.
Galveston, Texas
 5.00
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Half day trip with Capt. Darrell

VERIFIED   July 5, 2018
The weather forecast was questionable, for the morning of our trip.  Capt. Darrell was great with communication the night...
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Nathan M.
Montgomery, TX
 5.00
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Cool foggy afternoon

VERIFIED   NEW  March 12, 2019
Couldn’t of asked for a better guide for a family fishing trip. Super nice with the kids and boat was perfect. Weather...
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Roger L.
Dallas, TX
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The best time fishing.

VERIFIED   NEW  March 19, 2019
Excellent 1/2 day fishing with captain Darrell Hingle.  He was great with the kids and we enjoyed seeing dolphins and...
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Robert R.
Castle Rock, Colorado
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Half day bay with Captain Darrell Hingle

VERIFIED   June 14, 2018
Captain Darrell was awesome he was knowledgeable about the area, we caught fish when the fishing was tough. He has a great...
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Jon U.
Houston, TX
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Half-day trip with Captain Darrell

VERIFIED   June 12, 2018
Had a great trip good captain Darrell although it was wasn’t the best conditions we still caught a few fish and had a great...
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