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Galveston Bay Complex


Steve Coffee's Fishing Charters
Capt. Steve Coffee

Capt. Steve is well-known in the Galveston Bay as the live bait specialist. He guides East and West Galveston Bay, depending on the season and specializes in catching large trout on live croaker. He can also target redfish, flounder, blackdrum, whiting, or whatever else you prefer. Capt. Steve runs a 21' Skeeter BayPro.


Speck-Tackler Guide Service
Capt. Bob Leonard

Capt. Bob has been fishing the Galveston Bay Complex for more than 40 years.  Speck-Tackler Guide Service is a full service, full time, year round guide service, catering to individuals, groups and corporate clients. Capt. Bob fishes from a 24' Kenner.  He specializes in "live croaker fishing" for big trout during the prime months of June - September. Live shrimp and artificial baits are the bait of choice during the other times of the year.

Ask Capt. Bob about his discounted spring trips, March 1st - May 31st. These trips are known as "Family Fun Trips" and target large numbers of Gulf Whiting, Black Drum, Gulf Trout, and line-stripping Bull Reds.

The goal of Speck-Tackler Guide Service is customer satisfaction. Capt. Bob rarely fishes, but spends his time catering to and offering one-on-one instruction in casting, hooking and landing the "Big One".


Matagorda Bay

Reel Life Adventures
Capt. Jesse Arsola

Whether you are an avid fisherman looking for the excitement of that special fishing trip or you wish to experience the sport of Texas Surfing to its fullest, Reel-Life-Adventures will show you an outstanding fishing trip or surfing expedition that you will long remember and soon wish to repeat! Experience Texas Saltwater Fishing for Trophy Speckled Trout and Redfish! Capt. Jesse specializes in waters from East Matagorda to the Laguna Madre and has placed 1st overall in the Troutmasters Tournament. He runs a Transport 23' XLR-8 powered by a 4 stroke 250 Hp Suzuki.


Trinity Bay

"SPEC" Some Action Adventures
Capt. Bobby Elliott

Specializing in bay fishing, either on his Parker or wade fishing, Capt. Bobby will put you on trout, redfish, and flounder in the Trinity Bay. He is also available for kid trips for whiting and sheephead.



Reel Fun Charters
Capt. Sally Moffett

Capt. Sally has been fishing Rockport since 1984 and offers many options to experience the bay waters. Whether you prefer to fish from a kayak or a poling skiff, Capt. Sally can accomodate. And if you have ever wanted to fly fish the skinny waters of Rockport, Capt. Sally is the guide to choose.


Baffin Bay

Trout Tracker Guide Service
Capt. Kevin Cochran

Ever wanted to seek out trophy trout by wadefishing in Baffin? Capt. Kevin is known for taking any level of angler and "showing them the ropes" and sharing his Baffin hotspots looking for big trout. He will wade fish right along side of you, providing his techniques for catching trophy trout in South Texas waters. A lure specialist, Capt. Kevin is a tournament-tested veteran who was named the Rudy Grigar Award winner by Gulf Coast Troutmasters in 2001.


Baffin Bay Adventures
Capt. Danny Gonzales

Specializing in trophy trout and redfish, Capt. Danny welcomes all experience levels. And he has a policy of no fish, no pay.