Galveston Island attracts thousands of visitors each and every year! One of the most common visitors are well-known as recreational fishermen, fisherwomen, and fisherkids! Galveston fall fishing is popular as it brings great catches and cool weather! Galveston Island is situated on the Southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico which is home to an extensive amount of fish. With local fishing supply stores, pole and boat rentals, bait shops and piers, Galveston Island has everything you need for a great Galveston fishing adventure, for beginners and expert fishers. Academy Sports and Outdoors have temporary and long-term fishing licenses which are required by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Down in Galveston, almost everything is local – the bait shops even catch their bait straight from the gulf!
If you’re looking for a great place for Galveston fall fishing, Gulf Coast Concierge can “hook” you up with a fishing charter.
Popular Types of Fish in the Gulf of Mexico
- Red & Black Drum
- Black-tip & Bull Shark
- Speckled & Sand Trout
- Blue Crab & Shrimp
There are two amazing public piers off of Galveston Island – the 61st Street Pier, and Jimmy’s on the Pier located on 91st Street. Galveston Island is also home to Seawolf Park on Pelican Island off of 51st Street and Broadway. While you fish at Seawolf Park, you can view the amazing ships and barges coming in and out of port. (Here’s a fishing secret – ships and barges create temporary cuts which is where I caught my 39 inch red drum!) You can also fish off the extended jetties that line the gulf along the Seawall. There are also deep-sea fishing charters on Galveston Island that will provide all the equipment you need for that exhilarating and memorable deep-sea fishing experience!
Ryson Real Estate and Vacation Rentals caters to any and all fishing desires with water access in your backyard! We have Galveston beach houses for rent and canal rentals! After a long day of fishing, it’s always a comfort to have a hot shower and a kitchen to cook your catch! One of the most popular areas where the majority of our homes are located is in the West End neighborhood, Sea Isle. Our beautiful Sea Isle neighborhood has a marina, bait shop, restaurant and bar! We also have canal homes in Jamaica Beach which has a small neighborhood bar!