Welcome to Wave Dancer Charters

With 30 Years of Experience fishing the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay, we are a family oriented fishing charter service in Galveston dedicated to providing you with a safe and enjoyable day on the water.  Wave Dancer Charters is Federal and State Licensed, insured and hold all required permits to operate a legal Gulf of Mexico Charter Fishing Service.  We are a Private Fishing Charter Company with charter trips for up to 6 people.

Wave Dancer Charters PROVIDES EVERYTHING for your trip including fuel at no extra cost to you!  We provide Rods and Reels, Tackle, Bait, Ice, Soft Drinks, Water and a Box Lunch (on offshore trips on the Wave Dancer).  On arrival back to the dock, your catch will be cleaned and bagged for your trip home.  You must have a Texas Salwater Fishing License.  Click here for more needed things to bring for your trip.

  We now have 2 Federally permitted boats so we can customize a trip to your liking.  Choose our 33' Twin Engine Donzi center console, lots of room gets you to the fishing grounds faster and more fishing trime. Or you can choose the Wave Dancer Sport Fishing Boat for all the comforts of home and plenty of fishing room. Large groups are welcome and Multiple Boat Trips are available.

FLOUNDER & RED DRUM Run begins September - December. Reserve your charter now!  Contact us for more details!

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Our Credentials

All of our Captains are Master Captains licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard, are members of American Professional Captains' Association and participate in random drug testing which the Coast Guard requires.   All Captains are also registered with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department as a licensed Fishing Guide. 

In addition we have current Federal Reef Fish (#RCG 339) and Pelagic Species Permits (#CHG 348) for a Charter/Headboat fishing in the Gulf of Mexico from NOAA, & NMFS.  We also have current NOAA, NMFS, HMS Charter/Headboat permits (#10152946 & #10153836) for fishing in the Gulf of Mexico for Billfish, Tuna & Shark.

Choose Wave Dancer Fishing Charters for your next Offshore Fishing Trip
out of Galveston and Galveston Bay

Voted Best of Galveston 2013
Fishing Charter Category.


Captain Greg Ball
(409) 988.8888


Galveston Yacht Basin
715 N Holiday Drive
Galveston, Texas 77550
Slips # 71, 73 & 79 on B Dock
(2nd dock from gate)