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Galveston Water Temperature and Information for Anglers

Explore the world of fishing with us. Check the water temperature around Galveston TX, Learn about different fish species, and check out a few Guides and Captain Services. Come and visit Galveston, Texas and experience some of the best fishing in the state!

Angling Essentials

Fishing is a popular pastime enjoyed by millions worldwide. It's not just about catching fish; it's about the tranquility of nature, the thrill of the catch, and the camaraderie among fellow anglers. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, there's always something new to learn in this diverse hobby. From understanding different types of fish and their behaviors to mastering various fishing techniques and equipment, the world of fishing is vast and exciting. Our website aims to provide you with some quality information and tips to enhance your fishing experience and success.

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Resources for Anglers

We’re here to bring your ideal fishing day in Galveston, TX to life with our valuable resources. Our reliable water temperature data and trustworthy reviews of fishing guides are available for you, free of charge and without any advertisements

Chart of Water Temperature Data

Water Temperature Reporting

Our Water Temperature Reporting service provides real-time, accurate data for Galveston waters, essential for planning your fishing trips.

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Guides and Captains

Our Fishing Guide Reviews are based on actual experience and offer you options for your next trip to the Galveston area.

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About the Site

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Fish Information

Understanding your target species can maximize your success and help eliminate those 'off' days. We provide some information here to help get you started and to better take advantage of the temperature information we provide.

Redfish Tail Spot

Redfish (Red Drum)

Sciaenops ocellatus, or Redfish, is native to the waters around Galveston. It can be thrilling to catch and is enjoyed at the dinner table by many.

Flounder Eyes


The Gulf Flounder, or Paralichthys albigutta, offers a unique challenge for anglers. Their elusive nature makes every catch a rewarding challenge!

Speckled Sea Trout teeth

Speckled Sea Trout

Dive into the thrill of fishing for Speckled Trout, or Cynoscion nebulosus. Their presence in Galveston’s waters promises a rewarding angling experience!

The Best Months for Redfish

Redfish begin to active when water temperature falls as winter approaches, and again as it rises in the spring. Watch for temperature swings in the months of October and April to get an idea when they're on the move. These changes send Redfish to the deep and bring them back inshore.

What's Biting?

Redfish? Flounder? Sea Trout?

Redfish can be caught year-round, but your luck may improve in shallow flats and grassy areas around October or April


Flounder may often seem elusive. You may be surprised to know they are nocturnal. Try targeting them at night.


A Texas Slam requires one Redfish, one Flounder, and one Speckled Sea Trout. Target them in the early morning hours.

Speckled Trout


“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.”

- Steven Wright

American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer

Where is Galveston?

We enjoy fishing the waters around Galveston Texas for Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Sea Trout. The area has plenty to offer to fishing enthusiasts and curious visitors, so come and explore! Use this map to easily find Galveston, TX. Bing Maps is also a great resource if you prefer not to use Google. Come and experience the joy of fishing Galveston!

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