When planning a vacation to an island destination like Galveston Island, many guests expect to experience great fishing. Well, you won’t be disappointed when you choose to come and stay at The Galvestonian located right on the beachfront. Whether you’re a novice looking to learn a new hobby or a seasoned fisherman who wants to add new skills to your fishing repertoire, there are no shortage of Galveston fishing opportunities to suit all levels of interest and skill.
Galveston Fishing Charters
Chartering Galveston Fishing Boats provides the novice and skilled fishermen unique catamaran fishing vessels, all the equipment you will need and even electronic radar equipment to help make your fishing excursion even more successful. Trips can be booked from four to twelve hours with all tackle and squid bait furnished.
Galveston Fishing Pier
If you prefer, plan to catch your fish from the Galveston Fishing Pier. Get helpful tips, participate in a tournament or see how many species you can bag. Take advantage of fisherman specials and 10% off at Jimmy’s On the Pier while being a fishing pier patron. Jimmy’s now has homemade desserts baked in house to tempt your taste buds.
Galveston Fishing Guides
There are several Galveston Fishing Guides that we recommend in the area.
- Steve Soule aka The Shallowist. Steve will share his excitement and knowledge of fishing the flats and bays of the Upper Texas coast.
- Randall Groves specializes in artificial and natural baits. After spending years studying feeding and migratory patterns, he’s sure to have the inside knowledge to help you catch the most sought after game fish.
- Jimmy West of Bolivar Guide Service has been a full time hunting and fishing guide for over 30 years.
Be sure and plan some time in your Galveston vacation for fishing. We’ll be waiting to hear your best "Fish On” stories once you return from your adventure.