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Fishing – Something Fun & Safe to Do During the Pandemic

By |2020-09-22T21:37:15+00:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Fishing Tips|

It seems that everything is off-limits these days due to the pandemic and the restrictions that are in place to hopefully make everyone safe and healthy. If you are bored out of your mind, stressed or looking for something just fun and worry-free, why not consider the idea of going fishing with a charter to guide you?  It’s both fun and safe during this unprecedented season. Why is fishing fun during the pandemic It’s open where other things are closed Many things are closed or reduced occupancy because they are inside and/or can’t properly enforce social distancing and other cleanliness expectations. Fishing can [...]

Enjoy Your Fishing Trip without Getting Seasick

By |2020-08-25T22:55:40+00:00August 15th, 2020|Categories: Fishing Charters, Fishing Tips|Tags: , , |

As much as you may love heading out for some fishing, it may not love you back.  We’re talking, specifically, here about seasickness. A long-acknowledged problem in amateur anglers and experienced pros alike, there are some ways that you can ward it off before it begins. Here are some tips to help you make the most out of your time with a fishing charter. What is seasickness? The first step to overcoming seasickness is understanding what it is in the first place!  Seasickness is when there is a disagreement between your inner ear (what is responsible for your sense of balance) and your other [...]

Best Times to Fish Around Galveston County, Texas

By |2020-03-09T14:06:31+00:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Heading out to catch a fish isn’t always as simple as the books or movies like to make it.  You need to be prepared with the right gear and the right spots, but you also have to factor in the time of year — whatever it may be — and the time of day.  Both play off of each other and should be taken seriously in order to make your fishing trip worthwhile.  Take a look at some tips for the best times to fish successfully year-round. Best times to fish year round Think like a fish Okay, so that might be a [...]

Best Saltwater Fishing Spots in Texas

By |2020-03-09T13:33:52+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , |

Texas is home to some quality fishing holes that will offer up great catches.  If you’re specifically looking for some saltwater options, you’ll be happy to learn that you’ve got all sorts of quality places to enjoy the specialty breeds that are just waiting for your bait.  Here are some of the best places. Rollover Pass This is one of the most popular spots for locals, which is always a sign that it’s going to be “the” spot to enjoy some great catch.  If you’ve always dreamed of hauling home a flounder, this is your spot.  It’s considered the top spot in Texas [...]

Why & How to Best Catch & Release

By |2020-02-04T14:29:09+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , |

Common belief is that going fishing means that you will be coming home with a huge cooler full of your catch that will make for a great meal.  But, what about the option of catch and release fishing?  Not only is a great way to enjoy the sheer sport of angling, it could also be helpful to protecting the ecosystems long-term. Why catch and release? There are laws and rules in place to fishing, despite what your cartoons may have told you growing up.  Sometimes, the regulations tell you a fish is under or over the legal limit.  In this case, it is [...]

Fall Fishing – It’s Still an Option!

By |2019-11-08T17:58:21+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , |

Just because the fall/winter (or rather not summer in Texas) is here and schedules rev up into gear doesn’t mean you need to tuck away your fishing pole.  You can still enjoy all sorts of quality fishing with great catches.  You just need to know what to look for and where to look for it.  Here’s what you’ll want to keep in mind about fall fishing and making it a enjoyable experience with a great catch. Try some saltwater fishing One of the most exciting things about finding your inner angler in the fall is the idea of saltwater fishing.  When you try [...]

What’s the Best Kind of Bait for Fishing?

By |2019-10-07T20:52:58+00:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , |

There’s no such thing as a bad day to fish, so if you’re itching to get out there with a line and a pole, we get it.  It makes sense, however, that you actually want to come back with a few catches, right?  If so, here are some details to help you go on out and make the most out of your angling adventure. Natural live or dead bait: If you’re a beginner or you want to start things out slowly, you’ll find that the best bait to start out comfortably is going to au natural.  This could be live or dead, whichever [...]

How to Choose a Fishing Rod

By |2019-09-05T15:21:46+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , |

Before you head out to enjoy a day of fun in the sun and on/near the water fishing, you should make sure that you have the right equipment to actually help you get it.  The key feature to focus on?  A fishing rod, of course.  After all, the type of fish that you’re going for is going to require a specific kind of rod.  Not to mention that the right fishing rod can help make your entire experience much better. The length of your fishing rod does matter As you can imagine, you can get any kind of rod length that you’re looking [...]

Great Fishing Apps to Ensure a Good Time and Good Fish

By |2019-08-02T13:30:48+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Grabbing that rod and heading out for some quality time in the fresh air is fun, adventurous and exciting.  While fishing in itself is simply fun, wouldn’t it be even better if you could pick the right spots for the right fish and get tips and tricks right at your fingertips?  Other than having the best fishing captains with a charter to get you there... you could always try a fishing app. There are plenty of apps out there, as we all know, and the world of fishing is certainly no different.  Apps can be a great way to really get used to [...]

Tips for First Time Anglers in Galveston Texas

By |2019-07-02T21:41:38+00:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Fishing Tips|Tags: , , |

Getting out there for the first time with your rod, bait and fishing cap (safety first!) has a certain thrill to it that just can't be beat.  But, knowing what you’re doing also has a certain perk to it that, also, can’t be beat.  When you’re looking at heading out into the Galveston Bay or surrounding bodies of water, you’ll find that your experience only gets better if you’ve got some helpful tips for the beginner angler.  Luckily, you’re in the right spot to find just that. Starter Angler Tips Your guide to getting out on the water (the right way) isn’t as [...]