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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure Kemah fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.
Kemah fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Kemah waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. Anglers favorite Kemah for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.
Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and Redfish can be your next catch.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Kemah.
There are about 41 fishing guides in Kemah and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.Check rates & availability
July, June and August will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Kemah.
While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Kemah offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and many more.
Offshore fishing trips are good for experienced anglers, groups for friends, and those who want to reel in a bigger catch. Be ready to travel into the federal waters miles off the coast.Show all offshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Kemah.
You can find more than 29 fishing companies in Kemah and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.
Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
July, June and August are the best months for offshore fishing near Kemah.
Kemah family-friendly fishing charters provide trips for anglers of all ages. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.
Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.
Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.Check rates & availability
Kemah waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Hiring a Kemah shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
You can have a relaxing fishing adventure and a chance to target Blacktip Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, and many more.
Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Texas and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.
Using dead bait is the most consistent way to catch sharks. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.
$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
You can find 13 fishing charters in Kemah and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round. The best months for targeting sharks in Kemah are from March through October.
Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in Kemah. Kemah guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.
Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Kemah.Check rates & availability
Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. October, September, and August are the best months.
Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.
Captains do not provide a fishing license. To fish in Texas you need to buy it: TPWD website is the best option, but you can also visit TPWD office. The majority of grocery stores and tackle shops across the state sell licenses as well.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit to fish in the federal waters.
Depending on the weather, Captains recommend bringing sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, long sleeve shirt, hat, windbreaker, waterproof jacket, waterproof pans, appropriate non-skid footwear, gloves, your medicines, bug bite cream, sanitizer, drinks, and snacks.
Bring your freshwater license if you are planning to fish in the freshwater.
Some Captains don’t recommend bringing spray sunscreen, liquor, weapons, fireworks, and inappropriate footwear.
You can book a trip with a 10-20% deposit.
The remaining balance has to be paid directly to the Captain on the day of your trip or upon arrival.
The majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. On average, a free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Kemah are: