An Introduction to Galveston Fishing Charters

While I may be based out of New Jersey, that doesn’t mean that I don’t go elsewhere to find some of the best fishing around. I’ve been blessed to meet people from all over the US and the world and take in some great experiences in my travels.

My favorite trip as of recent was when I was down visiting some friends in Texas and took an excursion with Get Bent Galveston. They are the top place to go when you are looking for Galveston fishing charters and I highly recommend them. Continue reading for my full review of my day out on the water in Texas.

My Charter Fishing in Galveston Experience

It was a whole new experience for me to go out on the boat in the South, as I’m a native to the Northeast, but it was quite a day out there. Some friends and I went out from Galveston and had a heck of a time.

If you’re not familiar, Galveston is a coastal resort city between two islands off of the southeast coast of Texas. It’s a whole different beast than what I’m used to up in my home area, but nothing that we couldn’t handle.

The thing I was most excited about was angling some fish that I’m not used to seeing up where I’m from. As I write on the homepage, up here we catch a lot of striped bass and bluefish when we do inshore tours. When we go offshore, it’s a lot of sharks, and even further offshore you’ll find tuna, mahi, and marlin.

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After reading more about the South and what kind of fishing that’s there, I was really looking forward to some new experiences. From what I read, there’s a lot of croaker, drum, flounder, mackerel, and red snappers. As for the trophy fish like sharks, what I was most excited about was getting out into the territory of bull sharks and black tip sharks.

My experience with charter fishing with Get Bent Galveston did not disappoint. We had read all about them prior to our trip and they lived up to their billing. Everything we needed was ready for us, the guides knew everything about the waters they took us out on, and we were pulling in fish all day.

When it comes down to fishing charters, the thing you want the most is a crew of experienced guides who really know the territory. You want to make the most of your day, and it’s no fun when you’re just staring at your rod and not pulling in any fish. We were pulling in trophies all day taking in everything that Galveston has to offer when it comes to aquatic life. We’ll definitely be back for another trip soon!