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Hey everyone,

Fall is in full swing! Our guides are reporting great conditions from Guadalupe River fly fishing for Rainbow Trout to catching Redfish along the Coastal Bend. See below for Accomplishments, Featured Trips, a Featured Review, and an Africa-sized Bonus:


  1. Captain in the News: We're excited to announce Captain's first news feature thanks to the team at InnovationMap. Check out the article here, and feel free to share.

  2. ATX Startup Crawl: Captain's booth was slammed all night at the Capital Factory Startup Crawl on 9/26. Thanks to all the newsletter followers who signed up at the event and demo'd the site. We can't wait to book your next trip with our Damn Good Guides.

  3. Free Trip Giveaway: We partnered up with Southern Pines Guide Service in Middle Tennessee to offer up a free 1/2 day wade trip for some Tennessee fly fishing. To enter, contestants had to follow Captain and SPGS on Facebook or Instagram, tag 2 friends on the post, and join our newsletter. Bummed you missed the big giveaway? Make sure to Keep Up With Captain on social! Congrats to John Shows on winning the trip and we all look forward to checking out your 100% Verified Review!

Featured Trip (Fishing): Halloween River Monsters with Chris Moody

Alligator gar

Outfitter: Gar Fishing Addiction
Location: Ennis, TX
Target Species: Alligator Gar
Trip Link (Trips from $550): https://captainexperiences.com/search

Trip Description:

As Chris likes to say, "Welcome to the ADDICTION!!!" Chris offers full-day Alligator Gar trips along the Trinity River, the preeminent Alligator Gar fishery in the world. 7-footers are not uncommon, and Chris' biggest haul was a 280 lb., 8'4" bruiser. These trips are on the bucket lists of anglers worldwide, and October is feeding time for these prehistoric Texas Trophies.

Featured Trip (Fishing): Padre Island Fishing with Captain Colin Davis

Outfitter: Padre Island Expeditions
Location: Padre Island, TX
Target Species: Sharks, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Jack Crevalle, Permit, Black Drum, and more

Trip Links (Trips from $650): Full Day Fishing: https://captainexperiences.com/search Full Day Shark Fishing: https://captainexperiences.com/search

Trip Description:

Part fishing trip, birding experience, seashell plundering, and history tour, these full-day expeditions have it all. According to Colin, Padre Island remains the longest undeveloped barrier Island in the U.S., with its 113 miles and 130,434 acres of federally protected National Seashore. Come experience all that the island has to offer in unmatched surf fishing and more.

Africa-Sized BONUS: Luxury Tiger Fish Safari with Zambezi Grande:

African Tigerfish zambezi safari

Outfitter: Zambezi Grande
Location: Lower Zambezi National Park Target Species: Tiger Fish

Trip Link (Trips from $1,995 | 5 Day, 4 Night): https://captainexperiences.com/zambia/chimukuzi-fishing-guides/225/luxury-5d4n-fishing-trip-river-safari

Trip Description:

Explore the Southern Interior of Africa on an action-packed hunt for one of the most ferocious freshwater species in the world: the Tiger Fish. This 5 day / 4 night, ALL-INCLUSIVE experience includes 2 fishing excursions per day. Get ready for the strike of a lifetime- fish surpassing 16 lbs. are not uncommon!

Luxury Room accommodations, all meals, gear and tackle, WiFi, flights to/from Lusaka to the Lower Zambezi, and more define this unique package. As always, Captain will provide you with a complete trip itinerary, including international flight suggestions, visa requirements, etc.

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Featured Review:

texas bass fishing guides

Adventurer: Logan Crable Guide: Ander Meine of Bassquatch Fishing Location: Austin, TX Target Species: Largemouth Bass Trip Link: here Review Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

"Ander was awesome! He sent us a super detailed itinerary before the trip and tailored the trip to our needs. The bite was not "on fire" first thing in the morning but Ander earned his guiding stripes by putting us on them later in the morning. Always a fun feeling when you're the only boat on the lake catching something ;) . He's a true professional that knows the Austin waterways like the back of his hand. Rest assured - Ander WILL put you on some fish. Great conversation, eager to help, educational, comfortable - all around a great trip!" -Logan

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Jonathan Newar Founder & CEO | Captain Experiences Incorporated