Spot Stalker Guide Service


 Captain Derek York provides a variety of private guided Galveston Bay Fishing Trips for the entire Galveston Bay Complex. He has many years of experience fishing the Galveston waters and his knowledge of the bay system is second to none. He has been fishing since he was big enough to hold a fishing pole and hasn’t stopped since. Growing up in Oklahoma fishing for all of the different freshwater species really helped him develop a wide range of fishing techniques. He has spent countless days and hours fishing and learning the entire Galveston Bay Complex. He specializes in bay, jetty and nearshore gulf trips. With his background in fisheries ecology, he understands how fish react to the constantly changing conditions in the Galveston Bays. This gives him an advantage over most fishing guides and that gives you a better chance of having a fun filled and successful outing. Capt. Derek is very professional and always courteous to all his fishing clients. He can run any type of trip you need including kid outings, friend adventures, corporate events and family oriented trips. He can handle novice fishermen and always welcomes experienced anglers. Capt. Derek York is fully licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Give Capt. Derek a call today to book or reserve you next fishing trip, he looks forward to hearing from you.

Galveston Shark Fishing Knowing how to fish and being professional is very important in this industry. Capt. Derek prides himself on being the best all around fishing guide he can be. He understands that it is important to treat his customers with respect and courtesy. What really sets him apart from the other Galveston fishing guides is his dedication to his clients. He teaches you important techniques on how to catch more fish while on his outings. His knowledge and understanding of how fish feed, when they feed and what they are feeding on is crucial to your success. Also knowing the fish migrations and the bays structure is a key to catching fish. Capt. Derek uses all his knowledge to consistently catch fish. His top priority on every trip is to give you a great chance to have a fun, exciting and successful outing. Along with fishing in the bays, Capt. Derek also spends a lot of time chasing fish at the Galveston jetties and targeting some of the pelagic fish found nearshore in the Gulf of Mexico including sharks, mackerel and jacks. Half day and full day trips using live bait or artificials are always available. You will only need to bring your favorite drinks & snacks and your Texas fishing license on your guided trip. You will want to wear proper clothing for the weather conditions (fishing hat and sunglasses). Capt. Derek provides you with quality rod & reels, all tackle, the latest artificial lures and Coast Guard approved safety equipment. He will also process and fillet your catch for your after your trip. If you have any questions or would like to book or reserve an adventure of a lifetime fishing with Capt. Derek, please give him a call.

Fishing Bar



This 24ft Skeeter ZX2400 boat is powered by a 250hp Yamaha outboard. It is equipped with a MinnKota Terrova 105 I-Pilot controlled trolling motor and integrated Humminbird sidescan sonar GPS with a 12” display. It is roomy and has plenty of storage space. This boat has a great ride in the open bays. It is perfect for any type of bay or jetty fishing trip including those trout and redfish outings.

Derek's Skeeter Boat

Texas Brigades
Vicious Fishing

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