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Capt. Gary Mach
Gary's Guide Service

Capt. Gary Mach is a USCG and Texas Parks and Wildlife licensed guide who fishes East and West Matagorda Bays, the Matagorda Surf, Matagorda Jetties, and the Colorado River. His passion is putting his clients on fish and for them to have an all-around good time on the water! Capt. Gary Mach puts his clients first and aims to exceed all expectations from the moment they meet until the end of the day.

He specializes in catching speckled trout, redfish, and flounder. You pick the time - whether it be morning, evening, or night time fishing, Capt. Mach will be happy to accomodate you. While fishing with Capt. Gary Mach, you will be aboard his custom made 24' SVT Trans Cat boat powered by a Suzuki 250HP motor. Trips depart from Matagorda Harbor, Matagorda, Texas (map).

Capt. Gary has been fishing in Matagorda his entire life and has found that East and West Matagorda Bays are excellent places to fish. He knows the bay system well and loves to share his knowledge with others, teaching them tips on how to catch fish, whether it be drift fishing from the boat, wade fishing, or fishing with lures or live bait. Join Capt. Gary Mach for a fun, exciting fishing trip out on the waters of Matagorda Texas.

Flounder gigging trips on Matagorda Bay
(click here for trip rates)

Give Us a Call for Information on Planning Your Next Trip!

Gary's Guide Service


If our charters are booked on the dates you wish to fish,
we will be happy to help you arrange a trip on possibly another date.

Give Capt. Gary a call to book your next exciting flounder gigging trip on Matagorda Bay.


Capt. Gary Mach's goal is customer satisfaction and to be sure his
clients have an exciting Matagorda Texas fishing adventure!

Gary's Guide Service


Matagorda Bay Fishing -
Our Matagorda Bay fishing trips offer some of the finest fishing available on the entire Texas Gulf Coast. We fish the waters of Matagorda Bay, Matagorda Jetties, and the Colorado River.

Matagorda Fishing -

We fish for Speckled Trout, Red Fish, Sheep's Head, Black Drum, Triple Tail, and various other saltwater species.

Matagorda Fishing Trips -

We can offer Matagorda Texas fishing charters that will challenge the most experienced angler fishing with artificial bait, but we also offer fishing trips for the novice fisherman using both live and artificial bait. Your captain has the experience and patience required to make your Matagorda Bay fishing trip one that you will always remember and sure to want to repeat!

Matagorda Flounder Gigging -
We can also make arrangements for Matagorda flounder gigging trips.
Give Capt. Gary Mach a call for additional information or to book a Matagorda flounder gigging trip with Capt. Gary.

>>>> Charter Rates <<<<

Flounder Gigging Trips
$600 for three persons
Additional Person - $50.00

(max. of 4 persons)

Bay Fishing Trips
- Half Day Trip - $600
- Full Day Trip - $700
Rates are for 1-3 persons**.
Additional person is $50.

Live bait is extra cost and not included in the fishing trip rates.

There is a deposit of $100 required to book a trip. The deposit is refundable if weather conditions do not permit fishing.

Families and groups are welcomed. For large groups, we can have additional boats available.

* Guided trip rates are subject to change. It is always a good idea to call to confirm current trip rates. These trip rates are for 1-3 persons. We can accomodate up to four persons. For the enjoyment of our clients and safety, we find that three to four persons is usually most suitable for these Matagorda fishing charters.

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Exciting Flounder Gigging Trips on Matagorda Bay

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Give Us a Call for Reservations or for Information
on Planning Your Next Matagorda Fishing Trip!

Capt. Gary Mach

Gary's Guide Service


We love to talk fishing. If we are booked on the dates you plan to charter,
We will be happy to help you find another open date for your trip.

Planning Your Charter
Some things to keep in mind when planning your trip:

During the morning, seas are usually calmer and therefore more suitable for children.
Think realistically about how long you will want to spend on the water.
Whether a half or full day, the fishing will be great!

Things We Provide:
Rods and Reels (if needed)
Fishing Tackle
Cooler and Ice on the Boat
Live Bait (extra cost)
Your catch cleaned and bagged

We suggest you bring along these items:
Fishing License with Saltwater Stamp
*Your Food and Drinks *Sunglasses *Suntan Lotion *Rain Gear
*Jackets (Proper clothing depending on season of year)
*Wading Gear *Ice Chest to take home your catch *Snacks *Camera


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