Welcome to Green Tide Surf Fishing
Rates and Services
Trip details and Frequently Asked Questions:
Prices for Surf Fishing Trips are listed below. The hour options are: 6,8,12 and overnight, which is 2 hrs before sundown to 2 hrs after sun up roughly 14hrs. These trips will consist of us targeting shark, redfish, black drum, specks, stingray, jack crevalle and possibly Spanish mackerel. These trips will consist of a GTSF guide casting out long rods (surf) and deploying shark rods via kayak. Shark rod deployment will be dependent on weather/wave conditions. If we can kayak out safely, we will. Packages include the use of GTSF surf rods/reels, shark rods/reels, line, tackle and baits.
Customers may bring smaller rods for targeting smaller fish such as, croaker, whiting, hardheads, specks etc. You may also bring a castnet and we will teach you how to throw it, if you don’t know how to already. If you have a long rod that you do not know how to cast, bring it and we will work with you to show you how to cast. Any trip that runs into the night will include the GTSF shark trailer and generator for lighting purposes. Due to liability reasons, only GTSF staff will be allowed on top of the shark trailer and kayaking out.
The 8 hour and up trips consist of a meal cooked via bbq pit. If you or someone in your party has allergies, please let us know prior to your trip. Meals are cooked based on the number of paying customers therefore any additional spectators will not be included in this count. If you have a reasonable meal request please let me know in advance.
GTSF will contact you within 24 hours of your trip to finalize location. This will be somewhere on the Bolivar Peninsula but the exact location varies based on environmental elements. We often receive requests from customers asking to fish in front of their cabin. Our preference is NOT to fish near crowds for safety purposes. If your cabin is in the heart of Crystal Beach with high traffic, we will not be able to accommodate this request.
A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 is required at the time of booking in order to hold your reservation. This deposit can be paid in the Shop section of this website. (Please see Terms and Conditions for specific rules and information regarding rescheduling). The remaining balance must be paid within 24 hours of your trip on this website via paypal or with a debit/credit card unless otherwise arranged with the lead guide (cash option).
6 hour trips-$300.00
8 hour trips-$400.00 (meal)
12 hour trips-$600.00 (meal)
Overnight (14hrs)-$800.00 (meal + shark trailer)
*These prices are for 2 Adults and 2 Kids (<17), there are no hidden fees.
Additional adults may be added at $50 each.
Additional children participating (<17 years old) will be $25.00 per child.
Your friends/family (spectators) are allowed to be present during the trip, however they will not be allowed to participate in the fishing trip and they will not be included in the meal count.
We carry several basic first aid kits as well as treatment for jellyfish stings. If you/your party needs something other than the basic items included in a first aid kit, please bring it with you. GTSF equipment is limited to the use of GTSF staff only (with the exception of reeling in fish). As mentioned, you may bring your own rods and castnet for hands on learning if desired.
Items to bring on trip day:
Ice chest (multiple if you plan on keeping fish)
Valid TX fishing license with saltwater stamp
Flashlights/headlights (night trips)
Our goal is to make this a relaxing and fun trip for you and your party. We want our customers to learn if you want to learn or sit back and relax and wait for the fish to bite. You can be as relaxed as you want or you can absorb as much information as possible so you can fish on your own during your next trip down to the coast.
I started this business because of my passion for fishing and my work ethic. I will always give 110% to our customers and work up until the last second of our trips. This is given but I feel the need to reiterate: It is impossible for anyone to guarantee you will catch a large fish. I will continue to stand by my guarantee that I’ll work as hard as I can for you, and use gear, tackle and baits that have produced for myself and our customers in the past.
If you have any questions please email us at or call me personally at 409.658.3652. If you need/want references or reviews please look at the review section of our facebook page at We also have client pictures posted above.
We appreciate everyone that has supported us thus far in booking trips and value those that have booked again. I’ve met some great people thus far and look forward to meeting many more. Once again, thank you from the bottom of my heart for being a part of Green Tide Surf Fishing.
- Cody Davis
Lead Guide, GTSF