Fishing Tours in Galveston: The Ultimate Experience for Anglers
Few places along the Gulf Coast provide the exciting offshore fishing opportunities that Galveston Island does.
If you’re seeking a unique deep sea fishing experience on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Up Above Adventures offers privately chartered luxury fishing charters out of Galveston, TX. You can spend the day fishing off the Galveston jetties or enjoy an overnight odyssey with destinations that include Corpus Christi, the Grand Isle, South Padre Island, and other legendary fishing spots along the Gulf Coast. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, we guarantee you and your guests a unique deep sea fishing adventure that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Up Above Adventures charters allow you to enjoy outdoor adventure in style. Our 55′ Foot Viking Convertible Sport-fishing yacht, the Got Her Hooked, provides the same amenities you’d find aboard a cruise liner. We provide personalized fishing tours that include experienced guides, luxurious accommodations, and access to the best fishing spots the Gulf has to offer.
Galveston’s Marine Splendor
There are many reasons why Galveston is one of the Gulf Coast’s top fishing destinations.
Located about an hour’s drive South of Houston, Galveston is accessible to both local and out-of-town anglers. Its mild climate makes any time of year a good time to go fishing. The natural beauty of Galveston Island, with its sandy beaches and sparkling waters, enhances the overall fishing experience.
The area’s diversity of marine environments, such as bays, piers, jetties, and the open Gulf, provide anglers with a wealth of fish species to pursue. There are over a hundred kinds of fish swimming in the waters off Galveston, and our experienced guides know all the best spots to find them. Some of Up Above Adventure’s most popular target species include:
- Black Drum
- Sea Trout
- Bull Shark
- Wahoo Fish
- Red Snapper
- Mahi Mahi
- King Mackerel
In addition to the outstanding fishing, Galveston offers several fine dining and lodging options. Local attractions include Moody Gardens, the Strand Historic District, Sea Wolf Park, Bishop’s Palace, and the Pleasure Pier, to name a few. It’s the perfect place for an exciting fishing expedition and family vacation.
Tour Options and Customization
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of fish can I expect to catch in Galveston?
The waters around Galveston are known for their vast variety of fish. In addition to the species listed, our passengers have caught amberjack, several types of tuna, flounder, tarpon, sailfish, barracuda, hammerhead sharks, grouper, and more.
What should I bring on a fishing tour?
Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate attire. This includes non-slip, closed-toe shoes. Weather conditions can change suddenly, so we recommend bringing a waterproof jacket. Bring any necessary medications, including seasickness remedies. Bring a hat and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
Bring enough water and other drinks to stay hydrated throughout the trip. You can bring your food and snacks or opt for our chef-prepared meals with an advance request. If you’re over 17, you’ll need a valid Texas fishing license.
We furnish tournament-quality fishing gear, but you’re free to bring your own as well. Remember to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the scenic views and your prize catches!
How do I choose the right fishing tour package for my group?
We offer a wide range of charter packages, from day trips to overnight cruises. Which one you choose depends on your budget, where you want to go, and how long you want to stay out.
For more specific inquiries or additional questions, please contact Up Above Adventures directly. We’re here to ensure your deep sea fishing adventure is both enjoyable and hassle-free!
Book Your Galveston Fishing Tour Adventure Today!
Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, Up Above Adventures is here to provide you with an unforgettable fishing experience. Find out for yourself why anglers from Texas and all over the nation are signing up for Up Above Adventures’ luxury fishing tours out of Galveston. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our custom excursions or book your trip!