Galveston Fishing

Galveston Fishing

Galveston is arguably the best fishing destination in Texas. With legendary fishing action from the Galveston Bay to the deep blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, there is a wide variety of species to catch in this fishery.

Offshore fishing Galveston will produce great catches of Dorado (Dolphinfish), Kingfish, Tuna, and Billfish. With huindred of domes and platforms in the deep water, there are many places to catch the fish of a lifetime.

Bottom fishing around Galveston provides the opportunity to catch Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, and Sharks. There are thousands of reefs close to shore, so you won’t have any problem finding a place to drop a line. Also, many different inshore species of fish such as Black Drum, Cobia, Croaker, Flounder, Redfish, Sea Trout, and Tarpon can be found around Galveston.

Galveston Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 5 - 9 PM on Thursday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Galveston, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:

Recommedations above based on 78 local reports and 15 species of fish for May in Galveston.

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Latest Galveston Fishing Reports

Charter fishing on Galveston Island
5/23/2017 3:21:22 AM - Had two inshore fishing charters today.Fish caught included speckled trout Redfish and shark.Lots of sand trout croaker and whiting as well.Tight lines…….


Texas Best - Galveston Deep Sea and Inland Fishing
5/19/2017 2:36:08 AM - Texas Best Fishing Destination – Galveston Texas   Located on the Texas upper coast Galveston Island is a fishing enthusiast’s premier destination.  Inl


Galveston shark fishing
5/17/2017 11:16:06 PM - Several Sharks caught and released on today’s Galveston fishing charter.


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Top Galveston Fishing Charters & Guides

Aqua Safari Charters
Since 1980, AQUA SAFARI CHARTERS has been specializing in deep sea fishing, bay and jetty fishing, and tuna trips providing fishing fun for families, friends, out of town guests, business clients, organizations and corporate entertainment. Let’s Go F

Sharktooth Fishing Charters
Galveston Texas Shark Fishing, Sharktooth Fishing Charters, Bay Jetty Fishing Guide. Fish for Redfish, Trout, King mackerel, Sharks, Jacks. Lets Go Fishing today.

Galveston Saltwater Charters
Galveston Saltwater Charters provides premiere guided fishing trips for families, groups, special events, and co

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Top Galveston Bait & Tackle Stores

Galveston Fishing Pier
We sell frozen shrimp, mullet, squid, and shad and rent fishing poles. If your wondering while the name has not changed since in opened in 1971 we are also known as the 91st pier , sometimes also as the 81st pier or even the 90st pier!

Galveston Bait & Tackle
We know bait! Trust us to provide your bait and other fishing supplies - we have a lot of experience. Glen Goff has been running Galveston Bait and Tackle for more than nine years; George, our shrimper, has been catching our bait for 24 years; and th

Bayou Bait & Tackle
We sell everything you need to have a successful fishing trip. Planning a family trip, or just need to get away for the weekend? Come visit us and pick up your Live Bait, Dead Bait, and any Tackle you need. We also sell drinks and snacks to take alon

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Top Galveston Marinas

Waterman Marina
Gasoline is available at our fuel station. We have live bait, ice, beer and tackle. Slips are available for lease or pull up, dock and dine. Our ramp is available with parking across the street.

Pelican Rest Marina
Located in one of the most spectacular locations on the Texas Gulf Coast, Galveston Island’s Offatts Bayou, which has deep water and light wave action. Pelican Rest has all the amenities and services you’d expect to find in a marina resort, unquestio

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Latest Fishing Spots

A-AUX2 - REMOVED
2/9/2017 7:32:56 PM - A-AUX2 (10108) is a gas/oil platform built by OXY USA Inc. and installed on 01/01/1979. The structure was removed on 06/11/1989 and verified as clear on 06/11/1989. Smaller p


Dec28 SH
12/28/2016 1:47:53 PM -


Redfish Island Ledge
12/26/2016 5:04:04 PM - Small ledge that is good to work for flounder and redfish.


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Weather Forecast

84°F
Celsius: 29°C
Condition: Sunny
Humidity: 32%
Wind: W 15 mph

Weather Forecast
DateWeatherHiLoWind
Wed79°F68°FNW 11 mph
Thu83°F76°FS 9 mph
Fri87°F76°FS 13 mph
Sat89°F81°FS 13 mph
Sun88°F80°FS 14 mph


Bouy Conditions

Station 42035 - GALVESTON,TX - 22 NM East of Galveston, TX
May 24, 2017 4:50 pm CDT
Location: 29.232N 94.413W
Wind Direction: NW (310°)
Wind Speed: 13.6 knots
Wind Gust: 17.5 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2.3 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: WNW (291°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.75 in (1007.4 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.06 in (-2.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 78.1°F (25.6°C)
Dew Point: 52.2°F (11.2°C)
Water Temperature: 78.6°F (25.9°C)


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