Gulf Tex Fishing Co.

Capt. Chad Galveston, TX Incorporated Licensed Insured

Join Gulf Tex Fishing Co. on an exciting day fishing Galveston’s world-renowned fishery! Whether you’re looking for an inshore fishing trip to fill your coolers with Redfish and Trout, or an adrenaline pumping offshore trip targeting Cobia, Tripletail, and more, Gulf Tex Fishing Co. is the charter service for you!

Gain local insight into Galveston’s unique fishery while spending the day with Capt. Chad Panell! Kids and first-time anglers are more than welcome aboard, Capt. Chad is a passionate, patient teacher. After a few helpful pointers, he’ll have everyone on board fishing like a pro! Experienced anglers and adrenaline junkies alike will find that Capt. Chad works with each group to gear your day on the water to meet your expectations. No two trips are ever the same!

While fishing Galveston’s abundant inshore fishing grounds, you can expect to find Flounder, Redfish, Black Drum, Sea Trout, Jack Crevalle, and other rod bending gamefish tugging on the other end of your line. Further offshore you can expect Gulf Tex Fishing Co to put your group on Kingfish, Sharks, Cobia, Tripletail, Spanish Mackerel, and so much more!

Capt. Chad and the Gulf Tex Fishing Co team stay current with the ever changing regulations and bag limits set to maintain Galveston’s healthy fish population. Any legal fish caught is heading home with you at the end of the day! Capt. Chad will be happy to clean the day’s catch after your trip, be sure to bring a personal cooler so you can keep your catch fresh. If your fish is caught out of season, or doesn’t quiet meet the required size, it’ll be safely released after a quick photo op.

That “Bull Red” is lurking nearby just waiting for you to cast your line… Book your next fishing trip with Gulf Tex Fishing Co today!

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

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  Launch Location

9301 Broadway Street, Galveston

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Trips start at $450

2 Trips

1-4 guests

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2013 22' Center Console

150 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.



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Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

We will drift, spot fish and move around the Bay and Jetties to get you hooked up on Flounder, Redfish, Blackdrum, Sharks, Seatrout, and more! All of the fishing tackle is provided.

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Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 2:00pm (7 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

More time on the water means more fish in the box! Join us for our full day fishing trip targeting Red Drum, Sheepshead, Flounder, Seatrout, Black Drum, and so much more! Leave your lucky rod at home, all of the fishing tackle needed for the day will be provided.

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Fish Species

Black Drum
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Mangrove Snapper
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

Additional Details

Safety Features

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


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System
  • T-Top for shade from the sun


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Power Poles

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.

Price Includes

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

Minimum Age

  • 5 years old

Fishing Location

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

About the Vessel


Capt. Chad

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer


Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

150 HP