Archive for August 2017

How Safe are Our Fishing Trips?

When you’re out on the waves of Galveston Bay, taking in the stunning sights and enjoying the leisurely act of fishing, the chances are that you won’t be spending too much time thinking about your safety. And why would you? You’re not there to worry about falling overboard and coming face to face with an underwater predator – but we are. Sure, we might be one of the most reliable fishing charter services Galveston has to offer, but we understand that taking to the waves isn’t all fun and games. Hundreds of people lose their lives on the ocean every year and at Get Bent Galveston, we consider it our priority to minimize the risks that you have to face. Now, you might be wondering how we do this. How on earth could we control the waves, ask the wind to behave, and ensure that sharks stay at a fishing-rods reach? Our passion for your safety You might not know this, but our boats are subjected to extensive checks and frequent maintenance. This helps us to make sure that all of the mechanical components are functional; whilst ensuring that the features are able to perform as efficiently as possible. We also make sure to fit our boats with state of the art safety gear and accessories, as well as ensuring that our communication devices can get in touch with emergency services if the situation dictates. When boarding one of our vessels, you’ll probably also appreciate the fact that our captains are also trained in first aid, and can administer emergency care should you ever find yourself in need. They say that it’s always best to be prepared, and when taking one of our charters you can rest assured that we’ll go above and beyond the call of duty to keep you safe and sound while you’re with us. And what will you be able to do? You can relax and enjoy your fishing trip, of course! We know some of the best spots for trout, underwater predators, and a variety of fish species. We’ll get you to where you need to be, so that you can cast your rod, jiggle your bait, and wait for a bite. We’ve been out on the open waves for years, and in that time we’ve learned how to look after our clients as effectively as possible, so why spend time stressing yourself out about your well-being when we’ve already taken care of that? Getting in touch If you’d like to book a fishing charter with us, if you have a few questions that you’d like answered, or if you just fancy a chat with a friendly boat captain that knows most things about the ocean and its inhabitants – why not give us a call today? Do you know how many people fall overboard on fishing charters every year? Too many, if you ask us! Not that we know the exact amount, because we’re responsible for literally zero of them. In fact if you’re…

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