Gulf Coast King

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Join Captain Jesse Francisco for a fun and family-friendly fishing trip with Gulf Coast King! Fishing with a captain who has over 15 years of experience fishing the local waters, you are sure to have a great time catching fish on your own personalized fishing trip!

You will be fishing aboard a roomy 23’ Gulf Coast center console boat powered by a fast 200 HP Evinrude engine. The boat has plenty of space for up to 4 anglers and is equipped with the latest electronics and safety equipment to ensure that your day on the water is safe and successful.

The boat’s trolling motor and anchoring system will allow you to approach fish stealthily. With plenty of storage on board as well as an icebox and live bait tank, it will be sure to fulfill your inshore fishing needs.

Capt. Jesse primarily fishes with live bait, which he provides at a charge of $25, while he also enjoys throwing artificial lures. He adapts his fishing styles to what he considers to be the most effective way of targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder on the day of the trip.

Quality rods and reels are provided for you to use throughout your trip. Once you return to the dock, the captain will be happy to clean and fillet any fish that you want to take back home with you for a nice dinner.

This is a family-friendly charter, and Capt. Jesse has a reputation for being great with kids who are learning to fish. Passionate about getting the next generation interested in the local waterways, he also organizes youth fishing tournaments for young local anglers through his Future Anglers Associations Fishing Series.

Explore the beautiful waters out of Galveston with Gulf Coast King, and make some lasting fishing memories!



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  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $425
    Fun in the sun fishing with Capt. Jesse Francisco. Flounder, Trout, and Redfish – watch out because here we come! Live bait is available at an additional cost – $25 per person.
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About the Captain

Jesse Francisco
Galveston, Texas, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
6 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
36 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since Mayo 2016
Captain Jesse Francisco has fished the waters of the Galveston Bay since he was just ten years old. He enjoys running guided fishing trips in the Texas Bays, and provides a personalized service for a variety of types of groups. Captain Jesse specializes in fishing with live and artifical bait for Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Flounder, and he enjoys both wading and drift fishing in the bay.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Gulf Coast (Center console) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
out of 5 stars from 36 reviews
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Half Day Trip
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July fishing trip
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Angler Rating
30
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Brandy F.
Cleburne, TX
 5.00
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Half day trip with Jesse

VERIFIED   NEW  Junio 28, 2020
AWESOME! Laid back, knowledgeable, fun, talkative, helpful. Jesse was great! We caught our limit and had a blast fishing!
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Robert E.
Frisco, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   Agosto 23, 2019
Captain Jesse was awesome. We were running late that morning due to some traffic issues and Jesse kept us on the water longer...
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Teresa C.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Awesome time and experience

VERIFIED   Julio 27, 2019
The trip could not have been better.  Caught over 20 good size trouts.  Captain Jesse is the best.  Money well...
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Steven H.
Roselle, New Jersey
 5.00
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Great 7 hour trip despite some fog

VERIFIED   Febrero 15, 2018
Despite fog that did not burn off until after 10am my 13 yo son and I had a great day on the water. Hit appx 10 different...
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Anthony F.
Houston, Texas
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Couldn't Have Asked for Better

VERIFIED   Octubre 14, 2017
Capt Jesse and I were in contact several times prior to our trip. He was a pleasant man to speak with. Capt Jesse was set up...
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