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Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Hill Country Backcountry Bassin'

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $150 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Austin Kid Focused Fishing

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22 ft 1 - 6 People From $58 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Decker Lake Fishing

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $100 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Big Swim Baits For Big A** Bass

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Chasing Bassquatch Texas Bass Trip

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $200 / person

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Carp On The Fly - Austin, TX

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1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Most Popular Types of Trips in Austin

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Fishing Guides Near Austin, Tx

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Head out with your pro guide Derek for an action-packed day of whacking the Bass on Lake Austin. Beyond the fun water sports and party coves, Lake Travis is in fact known for its big bass! This suburban stretch of river is filled with mostly Largemouth, but Derek occasionally targets Stripers as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of bass soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Derek can definitely accommodate. Derek can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 18ft bass boat, which is suited to all your needs on Lake Travis. The vessel is powered by a 115 Yamaha engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Derek masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Derek can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but encourages you to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Austin Bass Fishing

100% (4)
18 ft 1 - 2 People From $175 / person

Head out for a day trip friends, or a night trip after work to hook into some freshwater freaks of nature, and prepare yourself for a fishing experience unlike anything you've ever seen before! Pound for pound some of the hardest fighting freshwater fish, and giants at that, are waiting for you inside Austin's city limits, and our team has a unique and incredibly efficient method for getting you hooked up! “Euro” Carp fishing is a bait fishing technique with European gear that is specifically engineered for catching giant Carp, and can also be used to target Smallmouth Buffalo (in the Fall and Winter months). This gear can’t be purchased anywhere locally. Infact, there is only one retailer in the across the United States, and that's merely an online shop out of Oklahoma! 12 ft rods, big pit reels for playing large fish, and casting up to 100 yards are the first marks of this unique freshwater gear. Each setup also comes with bite alarms that sound when a fish takes, and a reel set to free spool allowing the fish to run until you get to the rod. Then comes the challenge of playing a freshwater giant, on a #6 hook, all the way to the net! From there the fish is handled very carefully, unhooked, weighed, photographed, and finally released. All of the gear is centered around fish care. They provide landing mats that allow you to unhook the fish without it harming itself from thrashing and a sling that allows us to safely weigh and release the fish. Our team has got you covered with all the gear you didn't even know you needed! So all you need to bring is your Texas Fishing License and your A-Game and our team will take care of the rest! Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Euro Carp Trip - Austin, TX

100% (1)
1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Head out with your pro guide Aaron for an action-packed day of Bass whacking on Lake Travis! For the most part you'll be targeting Largemouth Bass on these lakes, but Aaron occasionally targets Stripers, Sandbass, Crappie, and Catfish as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Aaron can definitely accommodate. Aaron can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 19ft 2021 Skeeter ZX150 bass boat, which is suited to all your need. The vessel is powered by a 150 Yamaha VMAX SHO engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Aaron masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Aaron can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Travis Bass Fishing

100% (1)
19 ft 1 - 2 People From $150 / person

If you've ever wanted to nail big Carp on tiny dry flies, this trip is for you! Although when many fly anglers think "fly fishing", they're picturing Trout somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, Riley specializes in finding and hooking lowland species such as Carp and Bass. Catching a carp on the fly is hard at first, which is why your guide loves them, and he would love it even more if he could help you get on one yourself! When you go out with one of the guides to chase these feisty specimens you can expect to spend your day wading around lakes and river systems stalking your quarry stealthy and precisely. These fish are very aware of their surroundings, and you get no second chances. It’s either a perfect cast and presentation or the fish spooks, and often, the latter. When they do eat, however, you’re can bet your bottom dollar they're going to take you out to the backing! Certain times of the year, you can also target smallmouth buffalo on the fly, which grow even larger than carp, and are actually indigenous to Texas waters. Teaching trips are also welcomed for folks that have never held a fly rod. If this trip is more in line with your skill level, you can expect it to be more centered around the fundamentals, rather than finding and catching a fish, but it won't be too long before your out to the backing on a giant carp as well! Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Carp And Buffalo On The Fly

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1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Looking to hone your fly fishing skills? Wade into the shallows with Riley outside Austin, TX and send some lines out. This trip is a great chance to hook Freshwater Drum and Largemouth Bass on several types of flies. Whether you're an experienced fly angler looking to go beyond Trout, or a new fisherman looking for some technique tips, this is the trip for you! Riley is an experienced fly fishing guide who can really help you develop your skills. He is extremely passionate about fly fishing, and his love for the sport is contagious. If you weren’t hooked on fly fishing before this trip, be prepared to leave with a new hobby. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Texas Bass And Drum On The Fly

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1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Head out with your pro guide Aaron for an action-packed day of Bass whacking on Lake Travis, Lake Austin, Lake Walter E. Long aka Decker Lake, and Lake Bastrop. For the most part you'll be targeting Largemouth Bass on these lakes, but Aaron occasionally targets Stripers, Sandbass, Crappie, and Catfish as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Aaron can definitely accommodate. Aaron can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 19ft 2021 Skeeter ZX150 bass boat, which is suited to all your need. The vessel is powered by a 150 Yamaha VMAX SHO engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Aaron masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Aaron can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Central Texas Bass Fishing

100% (1)
19 ft 1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Head out with your pro guide Aaron for an action-packed day of Bass whacking on Lake Walter E. Long! For the most part you'll be targeting Largemouth Bass on these lakes, but Aaron occasionally targets Stripers, Sandbass, Crappie, and Catfish as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Aaron can definitely accommodate. Aaron can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 19ft 2021 Skeeter ZX150 bass boat, which is suited to all your need. The vessel is powered by a 150 Yamaha VMAX SHO engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Aaron masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Aaron can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Walter E. Long Bass Fishing

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Head out with your pro guide Aaron for an action-packed day of Bass whacking on Lake Austin! For the most part you'll be targeting Largemouth Bass on these lakes, but Aaron occasionally targets Stripers, Sandbass, Crappie, and Catfish as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Aaron can definitely accommodate. Aaron can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 19ft 2021 Skeeter ZX150 bass boat, which is suited to all your need. The vessel is powered by a 150 Yamaha VMAX SHO engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Aaron masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Aaron can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Austin Bass Fishing

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $150 / person

Head out with your kids and Captain Kevin for an action-packed day of Lake Austin fishing. Go after Perch & Crappie on light tackle—Captain Kevin's specialty! Captain Kevin likes to target these species using a variety of jigs, soft plastics, and live worms. Up to 3 anglers (3 kids & 3 Adults) can fit aboard the 22' Desperado center console, plus the captain. For each kids, an adult needs to participate to assist/supervise with a valid Texas Fishing license. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Kid Trip - Decker Lake

100% (7)
22 ft 1 - 6 People From $67 / person

Love catching big Bass but never had the chance to fish in an official tournament? Get some buddies together for this unique, competitive tournament-style Bassfishing trip on the lakes around Austin, Texas! On this trip, your group will split up according to how many people you bring, typically going 2-3 per boat, and competing to see who can catch the better fish! The terms of this tournament will be up to you, and you can compete based on size, number of fish, top five catches, or more! Feel free to bring drinks and snacks, and make sure you've got some good trash-talk ready to go. Aaron can take up to 2 guests on this tournament adventure. You will be fishing aboard his 19ft 2021 Skeeter ZX150 bass boat, which is suited to all your need. The vessel is powered by a 150 Yamaha VMAX SHO engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Aaron can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Private Bass "Tournament" Trip

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $175 / person
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Hello Anglers. Get out of your everyday environment and make some memories. Across multiple media platforms I hold a 5-star review. I am a licensed guide, fully insured, Texas Parks & Wildlife Angler Educator Certified, and even a certified scuba diver with boat captain education and experience. A game plan will be discussed to determine the best body of water for your adventure. We provide all equipment needed, but feel free to bring your favorited rod and reel. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Spicewood

Private Boat Ramp On Lake Travis

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $188 / person
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Head out with your pro guide Derek for an action-packed day of whacking the Bass on Lake Bastrop. This lake is filled with mostly Largemouth, but Derek occasionally targets Stripers, Sandbass, and Catfish as well. He likes to target these species on light tackle gear using a variety of bass soft plastic and hard baits. Whichever flavor suits your fancy, Derek can definitely accommodate. Derek can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his 18ft bass boat, which is suited to all your needs on Lake Travis. The vessel is powered by a 115 Yamaha engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Derek masterfully guides the vessel to put you on your prey, taking you to his favorite fishing holes on the lake. Derek can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but encourages you to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Bastrop

Lake Bastrop Bass Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $200 / person

Trips on Lake Travis will depart out of Cody Park in Lago Vista. For an additional $50 charge to cover my extra time and fuel I also offer pick ups from private docks between Mile Markers 10-37, I also offer pick ups from the fuel dock at Rough Hollow Marina. If you would like to be picked up other than my normal meeting location at Cody Park please message me after booking. I can fit up to three anglers per trip. If you have a larger group please message me as I have two other licensed guides I work with and would be happy to help you arrange additional boats. Trips target Largemouth Bass. Guadalupe Bass, White Bass, Freshwater Drum, Catfish and Crappie are also common bycatch. We will be fishing with artificial lures. I offer both spinning and baitcasting combos, I can accomodate any skill level angler. All rods, reels, tackle, etc is provided. The only thing you must provide is a valid fishing license for any angler over the age of 16. (Upon booking you will receive a confirmation email including instructions on how to obtain a fishing license. It's extremely easy, you can pick one up from any sporting goods store or online via your phone in about 10 minutes.) Bottled water on ice is also provided. Children ages 5 and up are more than welcome! Please let me know if a child will be in your party and I will make sure to have an appropriate sized life jacket for them. Catch and release is encouraged, but clients are welcome to keep their catch within legal limits. I do have a personal policy that any trophy sized largemouth bass be released. I offer an AM half day (4 hour) or full day (8 hour) trip departing at 7AM. I also offer a PM half day trip (4 hours) in the afternoon at 1PM. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Lago Vista

AM Lake Travis Bass Fishing Trips

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22 ft 1 - 3 People From $175 / person
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Head out with your pro guide, Todd, for an action-packed day of Bass fishing in Austin, TX! Lake Austin and Lake Travis are popular lakes for all kinds of water sports, and are also known for their lunker Largemouth Bass! Striped Bass can also be found in these lakes, and are a blast to catch on hard baits and soft plastics. Your guide, Todd, is an expert Bass fisherman and has years of experience on these lakes. He'll provide you with all the gear—including rods, reels, and tackle—and tons of helpful tips to improve your presentation and bag a new personal best! Todd can take up to 2 guests on these half-day adventures. You will be fishing aboard his Ranger 35v bass boat, which is suited to all your needs on Lake Travis or Lake Austin. She runs a 130-HP Evinrude engine, so you'll get off the dock and out to where the fish are in minutes. All you need for this trip is your Texas freshwater fishing license, some snacks and drinks is you want 'em, and a good attitude! Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Spicewood

Lake Travis Experience To Cherish

100% (3)
17 ft 1 - 2 People From $210 / person
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Love catching big Bass but never had the chance to fish in an official tournament? Get some buddies together for this unique, competitive tournament-style Bassfishing trip on the lakes around Austin, Texas! On this trip, your group will split up according to how many people you bring, typically going 2-3 per boat, and competing to see who can catch the better fish! The terms of this tournament will be up to you, and you can compete based on size, number of fish, top five catches, or more! Feel free to bring drinks and snacks, and make sure you've got some good trash-talk ready to go. Derek can take up to 2 guests on this tournament adventure. You will be fishing aboard his 18' bass boat, which is suited to all your needs on Lake Travis. The vessel is powered by a 115 Yamaha engine that will power you across the smooth surface of the lake with speed. Derek can provide all the fishing gear for you: rods, reels, artificial lures, and light tackle for you, but encourages you to bring your own if you'd like as well. Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. Get ready to whack some bass! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Spicewood

Austin Bass "Tournament" Trip

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $225 / person

FLOW: A state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience is so enjoyable that people will continue to do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it. Your pro guide Bruce is here to show you what fly fishing is all about, and help mold you into a outstanding fishermen and steward of the sport. More than just telling you where to cast, Bruce is there to show you how to read the river. Showing you how to identify riffles, eddies, and pools and the different tactics associated each type of water. More than catching fish, Bruce is there to teach you how to enjoy the outdoors as well. Read More

River Fishing Trip in Round Rock

On Water Fly Fishing Lessons

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1 - 2 People From $200 / person

Prepare to bring in fish like never before on this awesome Central Texas bowfishing trip with Captain Randy! He'll take you out on the Highland Lakes in search of Gar, Carp, Freshwater Drum, Tilapia, Shad, and more! Once you're on the fish, all you need to do is whack 'em and stack 'em! Bowfishing is an experience unlike any other, so come on out and give it a try. Captain Randy will provide you and your party with all the fishing gear you will need to get out on the water and start hitting fish. Depending on the fish you're looking to bring in, he'll take you to one of his multiple honey holes on his 18' SeaArk aluminum boat, which has 10 LED lights on a deck custom-designed by Matthews Archery. This boat is well equipped for bowfishing with enough room for 4 anglers to fish at the same time, so there's no waiting your turn. Captain Randy will bring a cooler with drinks and water, but if you would like to have any other drinks or snacks be sure you bring them along with you. You are also welcome to keep your catch but make sure you bring your own ice chest to keep the fish fresh. Make sure to remember your fishing license and a good pair of shoes that can get a little dirty! Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Liberty Hill

Central Texas Bowfishing

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18 ft 1 - 6 People From $125 / person

Head out with Captain Kevin for an action-packed morning on Lake Bastrop fishing for Bass. Captain Kevin likes to target these species using a variety of soft plastics, jigs, and topwater baits. . Up to 4 anglers can fit aboard the 22' Desperado center console, plus the captain. This trip leaves from Lake Bastrop North Ramp. Details will be shared after the trip is booked. This is a CPR (Catch Picture Release) Trip. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Bastrop

Lake Bastrop

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $119 / person
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Austin

What are the best fishing trips in Austin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 31 trips in Austin, and the most popular trips in the area are Lake Austin Kid Focused Fishing guided by Kevin, Hill Country Backcountry Bassin' guided by Carson, and Decker Lake Fishing guided by Kevin.

Our guides in Austin are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2203 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Spicewood, Lago Vista and Bastrop.

Looking for kid friendly guides in Austin? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Austin.

What types of fishing trips are common in Austin?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Austin as well as river fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Austin are: 1. largemouth bass, 2. white bass, 3. guadalupe bass, and 4. blue catfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Austin are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and sight casting but live bait fishing and topwater fishing are popular as well.

How much does an Austin fishing trip cost?

in Austin prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $1,200, but the average price for a half day trip in Austin is $429. The average price for a full day trip in Austin is $523.

What month is best for fishing in Austin?

The most popular season for fishing in Austin is spring, and most anglers book their trips 21 days in advance.

Do I need a Austin fishing license and what are the bag limits in Austin?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Austin, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Austin. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Austin.

Fishing In Austin, TX

"Austin, the capital of Texas, is a prime destination for freshwater fishing enthusiasts. The area is home to experienced fishing charter operators who specialize in the Colorado River, its reservoirs, and nearby lakes. These guides have an in-depth knowledge of the waters, fish species, and hotspots, making them the perfect partners for a successful fishing trip.

Austin offers a diverse range of fish species, including Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped and Hybrid Bass, Blue, Channel, and Flathead Catfish, and Crappie. Longnose and Spotted Gar are also commonly found in the area, but Largemouth Bass are the most sought-after catch.

Fishing in Austin is a year-round activity, with spring and fall being the most productive seasons. The area enjoys over 300 days of sunshine, making it an ideal location for fishing. However, during the summer months, it's best to fish at dawn or dusk to avoid the heat.

There are numerous fishing locations in Austin, including Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Lake Travis, and Lake Bastrop. Fishing charters are available for trips ranging from 3 hours to 12 hours, depending on your preferences.

Before embarking on a fishing trip, it's essential to obtain a valid fishing license and endorsement. Additionally, it's crucial to be aware of size and bag limits and adhere to the latest rules and regulations. With the help of Austin fishing charters, you can experience the best of what the area has to offer."

Fishing in New Braunfels, Texas

The Guadalupe River flows out of the bottom of Canyon Lake dam and continues to flow through New Braunfels. Canyon Lake is deep and offers great fishing opportunities for all typical lake species, but something magical happens when you cross over the dam. When the coldest water is pumped downstream it creates a perfect habitat for trout. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked in the river every year and the trout from previous years do spawn. Try your hand at fly fishing on a float down the Guadalupe River. Take on trout when the water temps are below 70 or target explosive largemouth and guadalupe bass when the water gets warm. Accessing the Guadalupe River can be difficult but we have plenty of guides who can get you headed down river and on the fish.

Fishing in San Marcos, Texas

The San Marcos River is spring fed which makes it ice cold and gin clear. This pristine river is one of best places to catch smallmouth bass in Texas. Largemouth and guadalupe bass are also present throughout the river system. These three bass species are almost guaranteed to provide non stop action. With cold clean water and a variety of food sources the bite is on year round on the San Marcos River. It seems like fly fishing is taking over all over the country and San Marcos is no different. Head to the San Marcos River and feel a bass rip your fly off the surface - it’s a feeling you’ll never forget.

Popular Types of Fishing In Austin

The most common types of fishing charters in Austin, Texas are bass fishing charters, fly fishing charters, and kayak fishing charters.

Bass fishing charters are popular because Austin is home to some of the best bass fishing in the country. You can catch largemouth, smallmouth, and Guadalupe bass in the lakes and rivers around Austin.

Fly fishing charters are also popular because of the beautiful scenery and the challenge of catching fish with a fly. The most common fish to catch on a fly fishing charter in Austin are trout and bass.

Kayak fishing charters are a unique way to experience fishing in Austin. You can explore the rivers and lakes around Austin while fishing for bass, catfish, and sunfish.

Some popular landmarks that Austin fishing charters visit include Lake Travis, Lady Bird Lake, and the Colorado River. So, if you're looking for an adventure on the water, book an Austin fishing charter and experience the best fishing in Texas!

Other Things To Do In Austin

While Austin fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this vibrant city. Take a dip in the Barton Springs Pool, hike the trails at Zilker Park, or catch a live music show on Sixth Street. For a taste of history, visit the Texas State Capitol or the LBJ Presidential Library. Foodies will love exploring the city's diverse culinary scene, from food trucks to fine dining. And don't forget to check out the famous bats that emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge at sunset. With so much to see and do, Austin is the perfect destination for a fun-filled vacation.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Aaron knows the lakes around Austin and has plenty of material onboard. We catched several fishes while weather conditions where difficult. Additionaly he was flexible and changed the trip date to get a better weather window. Aaron fits your expectations and is very friendly. I definetly recommend.

    Pierre-Alain S. with Aaron L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Kevin was fantastic! We had a cold day but spirits were high and fishing was great!!! Caught 7 fish! Kids had a blast and adults enjoyed seeing the lake real estate!

    Leah K. with Kevin M. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great experience with Captain Kevin. He has a great rig, great personality and put us on enough Large Mouth to please me. I took my 10 year old son because he said he wanted to catch a large mouth. Kevin came through with an extra life jacket too (I forgot one for my son). One hiccup was we were going to meet at different lake but they closed it due to the horrible drought we are in. Kevin audibled and we meet at Lake Bastrop which was more convenient for me anyway. I would definitely recommend this easy to use app and would definitely hire Captain Kevin again. He had everything we needed and got us catching fish quickly. He is really good with kids too!

    Robert B. with Kevin M. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Kevin was awesome and so was his boat

    George P. with Kevin M. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My experience was wonderful with Captain Kevin! He texted a couple days before the trip to ask if we could head out earlier than our scheduled time due to the heat and go try to beat the weekend rush of recreational boaters. So I met him at the boat ramp, which was very easy to find, at 6:15 and we headed out. The first place we fished was where we caught the biggest fish, pictured below, in the first 20 minutes of fishing. Things were a little slow the rest of the day, but we caught probably around a dozen fish, targeting and catching a variety of different species. . Captain Kevin was extremely friendly, and knows more about fishing than just about anybody I’ve met. He knew I’m a beginner, and was very kind and patient in teaching me and explaining everything to me. We swapped stories, got to know each other, and had the most wonderful time. I would highly recommend fishing with Captain Kevin.

    Chad G. with Kevin M. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Grant was a very pleasant and helpful guide for my daughter and me. Fishing was slow, on a very hot day. We both caught some nice bass, despite being on the river with several hundred July 4th weekend kayakers and paddleboaters, as well a bat watchers under the bridges. Grant is very knowledgeable and great fun to fish with. Highly recommend.

    Bill I. with Grant L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing time out on Lake Travis with our guide Captain Aaron. Aaron reached out to us before our trip to check in and answer any questions we had. He provided great directions to the floating dock to meet him. We had a super fun morning out on the lake fishing for Bass. We got to try several different Rod & Reel combos, and various spots on Lake Travis. At the end of our trip he gave us a tour of Lake Travis! We will definitely book with Captain Aaron again.

    Jane I. with Aaron L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Grant is awesome and very knowledgeable.

    Ryan F. with Grant L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time, Grant was very knowledgeable. He had the proper gear, and knew how to use it. He also was great to talk to. I would recommend him highly.

    James F. with Grant L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I recently went on a guided trip with Derek and we could not be happier! Originally we were scheduled for Lake Austin, but Derek had gotten some news that we should hit Lake Travis instead, and it definitely paid off! His knowledge of the lake and guidance with us novice fishermen (and just a good guy all around) led to some fun results!

    Logan . with Derek R. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Derek did a great job. Even though the weather was a little cold and the fish weren’t too hungry, we hit multiple different spots and everyone on the trip landed something! We also nearly landed a 25 pound mega catfish that would’ve been a personal best! All in all, awesome day, awesome guide.

    Ian O. with Derek R. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Kevin is a great guide and super passionate about putting you on your biggest fish. Mother nature worked against us on my trip but I was still able to learn a lot about fishing in Texas as I’m new here. Even though the bite was hard and we got snunked I would go out again with Kevin with full confidence.

    Grizz J. with Kevin O. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Carson is the man 10/10!

    Joey B. with Carson C. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great friendly guide. Worked hard to find fish

    Logan H. with Carson C. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Had the best time with Captain Carson. It was our first time bass fishing outside the Midwest and he was an excellent guide and great at teaching us some new techniques. He was very knowledgable about the area, and has experience with all sorts of fishing from river and lake to offshore. Shared some great stories, had an awesome experience, and plan to be going out again! Thanks again Carson!

    Shawna S. with Carson C. of Austin, Texas

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