Galveston Sea Ventures

Capt. Shane Cantrell Galveston, TX Incorporated Licensed Insured
Galveston Sea Ventures-Person
5 out of 5 stars

Galveston Sea Ventures specializes in offshore fishing and deep sea fishing in Galveston, Texas. Some of the best offshore fishing, deep sea fishing, and shark fishing in the entire Gulf of Mexico are right here in Galveston. Whether it’s a deep sea fishing trip with some clients, an offshore trip with friends and family, a morning or afternoon bay and jetty trip, Galveston Sea Ventures is the Galveston fishing charter and guide service you have been searching for!

Captain Shane Cantrell is at the helm of this beautiful 30ft Contender Center Console fishing vessel. Fully restored, this is one of the finest fishing boats in all of Galveston. Your group of six are invited to come enjoy a safe, clean, and comfortable day on the water. Whether it’s bay fishing or offshore fishing, we’ll fish from this vessel. Equipped with all state-of-the-art electronics and safety equipment to ensure a safe and enjoyable Galveston fishing trip.

Galveston Sea Ventures offers offshore deep sea fishing and bay/jetty inshore fishing. Captain Shane wants your group to have the best fishing possible. Therefore our Galveston fishing trips can be customized for any occasion: including family vacations, corporate outings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and fishing tournaments.

The Blue Water Deep Sea Fishing Trip ventures 50-80 miles or more offshore exploring everything the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. You’ll have opportunity to catch many different deep sea fish species, including: Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Mangrove Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Tuna, Grouper, and more! This trip is best from mid-April to mid-October, weather permitting.

The Bay/Jetty trip is perfect for families with young children or to test your sea legs for offshore trips. Come enjoy a morning or afternoon trip targeting Trout, Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, and more!

We provide all rods, reels, tackle and bait for all trips. We typically have plenty of water to drink on the trip, but any other snacks or drinks you’d like to bring we will have room in the cooler. Also be sure to bring your Texas fishing license.

Galveston Sea Ventures looks forward to fishing with you on your Galveston fishing trip! Bring the whole family and let’s go fishing!

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

7065 North Holiday Drive, Galveston

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Trips start at $750

4 Trips

1-6 guests

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2009 30' Center Console

200 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch



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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:30am to 10:30am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This is the perfect Galveston Fishing trip for families with young children, or just a quick fishing experience with a great view of Galveston Island.  We will be fishing for: Trout, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, and more.

Our Galveston Bay and Jetty fishing trips include all of your rods, reels, tackle, bait, ice, and fuel for the boat as well as fish cleaning service at the dock. All you'll need are snacks, drinks, and a Texas Fishing license for your Galveston Sea Venture. Good times guaranteed!

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 5:30am to 2:30pm (9 hours)

30 Day Cancellation Policy

Captain Shane is one of the few federally permitted Captains in the area, allowing him to take YOU into federal waters where you can bring home trophy sized Red Snapper from June 1st to July 31st! This is the busiest time of the year, be sure to book in advance!

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:30am to 6:30pm (12 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This is the premiere fishing experience in Galveston, and the trip of a lifetime! A great day of Galveston bluewater fishing for amberjacks, blackfin tuna, red snapper, kingfish, cobia, mahi mahi and more. Come build lasting memories with us fishing in Galveston.


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Fish Species

Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

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Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel


Capt. Shane Cantrell

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer


Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

200 HP

Customer Reviews

Galveston Sea Ventures-Person
5 out of 5 stars
  • Fishing Blast!

    Created Angelica micenheimer

    We had a blast fishing in shore due to the storm passing. Caught few big fish, crew was very knowledgeable and fun to be aboard with. We will definitely use them again.

  • Amazing Day!

    Created Gerardo Gonzalez

    We had an amazing day out fishing, they made everything simple and fun. My 5 and 13 year old caught there first shark. Definitely will book again. Thank you

  • Great Experience!

    Created Brad Eakins

    Did an afternoon jetty trip with Shane and had a blast. Caught a good number of fish including this toad of a Redfish. My grandson was so proud he could crank in this monster. Shane and his first mate were super helpful and just plain fun to fish with. Great experience!

  • Awesome Guide!

    Created Michael Coast

    Captain Shane was awesome. We had a fantastic time. He did everything in his power to make sure we went home happy and caught a bunch of fish. I'm definitely going to be a frequent guest!

  • Super fun!!!

    Created Max Mullins

    EXCELLENT!! Went out on August 11th for a Bay and Jetty trip. Had a blast. Caught red fish, stingray, white trout, speckled trout, mangrove snapper, shark and plenty more. Very professional, but fun and informative. Will definitely book again.

  • Great Gudies!

    Created Paul Pool

    Shane and his first mate were just great. Very professional yet affable. They took care of my guys and we all had an awesome fish. Limited out, they filleted the fish and thanked us very much. It was a great day. I highly recommend them!

  • First Time Fishing!

    Created Sarah Val

    Went for my first time sea fishing ~ Had a lot of fun and caught a lot of fish. We hit our limit quickly once we started catching them. Captain and his deck hand were super nice and helpful, they definitely provided a memorable experience. The price was well worth it we will definitely be back next time we are in town.

  • Highly Recommend!

    Created Heather Smith

    Very knowledgeable guide with great people skills, made our trip very enjoyable for the whole family!! I Definitely recommend them to anyone and plan on using them again myself!

  • Great Time!

    Created Mark Diaz

    We took our 2 kids out today and had a great time. Captain and crew are first rate. Online booking is super easy and reliable. We will be going back out with them.

  • 8 hour trip

    Created Shelly Kirby

    We had an awesome experience!! Captain Shane and crew did an amazing job! I would recommend this trip to anyone looking to have a good time fishing; we did the 8 hour off shore trip. Thank you for a great day fishing!!

  • Highly Recommended!

    Created Kryshon Bratton

    My husband and I could not have asked for a better fishing experience. Captain Shane and crew were knowledgeable in fisheries and conservation. He is very friendly and answered all of our questions. He took us right to the fish. We caught 6 huge Red fish. No better way to celebrate turning 40 and being married for 17 years. Highly recommended