Galveston Fly Fishing & Light Tackle Fishing Charters

Everything is BIGGER in Texas, including the schools of redfish. Check out this Galveston fly fishing film showcasing some of the finest redfish fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Galveston Redfish Fly Fishing  | March – November

Experience the incredible fly fishing opportunities for redfish near Houston, Texas with Galveston fly fishing guide, Capt. Jeremy Chavez. The marshes and flats of Galveston Bay, located just a short drive away from Houston, Texas, produce some of the best fly fishing and light tackle sight fishing opportunities for redfish on the entire Texas coast. Galveston has a vast array of exciting fishing scenarios: from cruising and tailing redfish in clear water over sand and grass to belly-crawling and schooling redfish over mud and shell. On any given trip shots at speckled trout, flounder, jack crevalle, black drum and sheepshead can also arise.

Recommended Equipment:

All equipment is provided. If you choose to bring your own tackle we recommend the following:

Galveston Fly Fishing Tackle:

  • Rods: 7-8wt
  • Line: redfish floating
  • Leader: 16lb tapered leaders
  • Flies: gurglers, poppers, unweighted and lightly weighted shrimp, crab or baitfish patterns
  • Size: #2 or #4

Galveston Light Tackle:

  • Rods: 6’6″-7′ medium action spinning or casting
  • Line: 20-30lb braid (20lb for spinning rods and 30lb for casting gear)
  • Leader: 20lb fluorocarbon
  • Lures: soft plastics, topwaters and gold spoons

2024 Galveston Fly Fishing Rates:

Full Day – $850

Trips are limited to 1-2 anglers. Need multiple guides? No problem! Casting Tales has teamed up with the best local guides and can easily accommodate your next group outing.

Texas Fishing License:

A valid Texas fishing license is required. Texas residents can purchase a one-day all water fishing license (code 213). The cost is $11.00 per person per day. If you’re not a Texas resident you need to purchase a non-resident one-day all water fishing license (code 214). The cost is $16.00 per person per day. Your fishing license can be purchased 24/7 online or over the phone (800) 895-4248 Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm central time. If you order online print your receipt. If you order over the phone write down the authorization number. Make sure the license is valid for the dates of your trip.

Purchase your Texas fishing license here.

For questions or to book a trip call, email or text:

Capt. Jeremy Chavez
Cell: 281-546-1393

Galveston Fly Fishing Photos:

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