Jay Staley

Meet Captain Jay Staley

Meet Captain Michael Staley and Staley Adventures

Get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime as we introduce you to the fearless Captain Michael Staley, the mastermind behind Staley Adventures in the heart of Texas.

Meet Captain Michael Staley, the seasoned guide and driving force behind Staley Adventures, where passion for the outdoors meets expertise in fishing and hunting in the heart of Texas. A true Texan native, Captain Staley's roots run deep, instilling in him an intimate connection with the region's waters and landscapes. His commitment to providing exceptional experiences is fueled by this profound bond with nature, making each outing under his guidance a unique exploration of the remarkable beauty and adventure that Texas has to offer.

Captain Michael's extensive knowledge is not just a product of his years of exploration but a reflection of his genuine love for the thrill of reeling in prized catches and the excitement of the hunt. As a seasoned authority in outdoor pursuits, he brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Navigating the diverse waterways and terrains of Texas with finesse, Captain Staley's understanding of fish behavior and wildlife patterns, combined with his skillful use of the right techniques and equipment, ensures that every fishing or hunting experience under his guidance is a successful and fulfilling endeavor.

From the precision of each cast to the well-aimed shot, Captain Michael Staley transforms outdoor enthusiasts into adventurers, creating memorable moments and triumphs in the vast and captivating Texas wilderness.

Boat details

Our vessel, the 24' Blazer Bay (Center console), was originally constructed in 2012 and underwent a meticulous restoration in 2021 to ensure top-notch performance. Fueled by a robust 350HP Yamaha engine, it boasts an impressive maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. With a spacious design, it accommodates up to 6 guests comfortably, making each fishing or hunting expedition with Staley Adventures a comfortable and exhilarating experience.

Staley Adventures assures a fantastic day amidst the waters and wilderness, an experience that will leave you eager to return for more, or perhaps never depart!

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Expertise & Attributes

17 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels & tackle

Live Bait


Catch cleaning & filleting

First Mate

What to bring:

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses)

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

Fishing License

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.