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trip description for Lake Walter E. Long Bass Fishing in Austin

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

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Lake Walter E. Long Bass Fishing

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trip description for Central Texas Hawgs in Austin

Spring Fishing report: Several lakes are fishing good right now in the central Texas area. We are catching 15-30 or more on a half day trip on Travis, Decker, LBJ and Buchanan. There are other lakes doing good as well. There are fish shallow and deep, but the big fish are shallow right now as they are spawning or close to it. If you are after that fish of a lifetime or just bigger fish, Lake Falcon and Choke Canyon is producing some great quality fish right now. It's always a great time to get that child on some fish. I would be happy to help you do that so book your trip today! Read More

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Central Texas Hawgs

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trip description for Texas Bass and Drum on the Fly in Austin

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

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trip description for Central Texas Bass Fishing in Austin

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

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Central Texas Bass Fishing

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trip description for Lake Austin Bass Fishing in Austin

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

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Lake Austin Bass Fishing

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $300
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trip description for Lake Austin in Austin

Choose between Lake Austin, LBJ or Buchanon and target largemouth, striper hybrid and white bass. Trips includes all new rods, reels, tackle, bottled water and ice. You are welcome to bring your own gear if you prefer. The only thing you need to bring is a Texas fishing license which can be purchased online at this link https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/ (https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/) Read More

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $245
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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Austin

What are the best largemouth bass fishing trips in Austin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 25 largemouth bass trips in Austin, and the most popular trips in the area are Decker Lake Fishing guided by Kevin, Hill Country Backcountry Bassin' guided by Carson, and Chasing Bassquatch Texas Bass Trip guided by Ander.

Our guides in Austin are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2711 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 Largemouth Bass charter include Spicewood, Lago Vista and Bastrop.

Looking for kid friendly largemouth bass guides / fishing lessons in Austin? Check out our beginner and family friendly largemouth bass guides in Austin.

What types of largemouth bass fishing trips are common in Austin?

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

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

How much does an Austin largemouth bass fishing trip cost?

for largemouth bass in Austin prices can range anywhere from about $300 to $650, but the average price for a half day trip for largemouth bass in Austin is $402. The average price for a full day trip for largemouth bass in Austin is $560.

What month is best for largemouth bass fishing in Austin?

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

Do I need a Austin fishing license for largemouth bass and what are the bag limits for largemouth bass 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.

What is largemouth bass fishing in Austin all about?

Largemouth bass are among the most prized and sought-after species in Austin, Texas, offering anglers thrilling fishing opportunities in the city's lakes and rivers. Known for their aggressive strikes and impressive fighting ability, largemouth bass are abundant in the area's waters, including popular fishing destinations like Lake Travis and Lady Bird Lake. Anglers of all skill levels flock to Austin's waterways to target these iconic gamefish, drawn by the challenge of landing trophy-sized bass and the sheer excitement of battling these powerful predators.

In Austin, anglers employ a variety of techniques to target largemouth bass, depending on the season and water conditions. Casting topwater lures, such as poppers or frogs, is a popular method for enticing largemouth bass to strike, particularly during the early morning or late evening hours when bass are most active. Additionally, flipping or pitching jigs and soft plastics into heavy cover, such as submerged vegetation or fallen trees, can yield impressive results, as largemouth bass often seek shelter in these areas to ambush prey.

Largemouth bass fishing in Austin is a year-round pursuit, with different seasons offering unique challenges and opportunities for anglers. Spring and fall are typically considered prime seasons for largemouth bass fishing, as bass become more active and move into shallower waters to spawn or feed. However, bass can be caught throughout the year using a variety of techniques, including finesse fishing with worms or crawfish imitations in colder months and targeting deep structures or drop-offs during the heat of summer. With its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of largemouth bass, Austin remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

What are the most popular months to fish for largemouth bass in Austin?

Largemouth bass fishing in Austin, Texas, offers anglers distinct seasons throughout the year, each presenting unique challenges and opportunities. Spring is widely regarded as one of the best seasons for largemouth bass fishing in Austin. As temperatures rise and water levels begin to stabilize, largemouth bass become more active and move into shallower waters to spawn. Anglers can capitalize on this increased activity by targeting bass in spawning areas such as shallow flats, backwater coves, and along the edges of vegetation.

Summer also provides ample opportunities for largemouth bass fishing in Austin, although anglers may need to adjust their strategies to account for warmer water temperatures. During the summer months, largemouth bass may seek cooler, deeper waters during the heat of the day, making early morning or late evening fishing trips more successful. Anglers targeting bass in the summer often focus on deeper structures such as points, drop-offs, and underwater ledges where bass can find relief from the heat and ambush prey.

In the fall, as temperatures begin to cool and water levels start to drop, largemouth bass once again become more active and feed aggressively in preparation for the winter months. Fall offers anglers the opportunity to catch largemouth bass in a variety of habitats, including rocky banks, submerged vegetation, and along the edges of underwater structures. As water temperatures gradually decrease, largemouth bass may move into shallower waters to feed, providing anglers with excellent opportunities to target these prized gamefish. Overall, with its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of largemouth bass, Austin remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water throughout the seasons.

What techniques are popular for catching largemouth bass in Austin?

Largemouth bass fishing in Austin, Texas, offers anglers a wide range of effective techniques to target these prized gamefish in the city's lakes and rivers. One popular method for catching largemouth bass is using artificial lures such as crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Anglers often cast these lures near underwater structures, submerged vegetation, or along the edges of drop-offs and points where largemouth bass are known to lurk. Varying retrieve speeds and experimenting with different lure colors and sizes can help anglers entice bass into striking.

Another effective technique for largemouth bass fishing in Austin is using live bait. Anglers often use live baitfish such as shiners or shad, as well as natural baits like worms or crayfish, to target bass. Live bait can be fished under a bobber, suspended at various depths, or presented on the bottom using a Carolina rig or Texas rig. Fishing with live bait allows anglers to present a natural, enticing meal to largemouth bass, increasing the chances of a successful hookup.

Additionally, finesse techniques such as drop shotting or Texas rigging soft plastics can be highly effective for targeting largemouth bass in Austin's waters. These techniques involve presenting small, subtle baits in a way that mimics natural prey, enticing bass to bite even in challenging conditions. Anglers may also experiment with topwater lures such as frogs or poppers, particularly during low-light conditions or when bass are feeding near the surface. With its diverse fishing opportunities and abundance of largemouth bass, Austin offers anglers a wide range of techniques to pursue these iconic gamefish amidst the scenic waterways of Central Texas.

What other species are popular in Austin?

Aside from largemouth bass, anglers in Austin, Texas, have numerous other fish species to target, providing a diverse and exciting fishing experience. One popular species among anglers is the white bass, known for its hard-fighting nature and schooling behavior. White bass can be found in abundance in the area's rivers and reservoirs, particularly during their spring spawning runs. Anglers often target white bass using techniques such as jigging, casting spoons or spinners, or fishing with live bait such as minnows or worms. The spring white bass run, often referred to as a "white bass blitz," provides anglers with action-packed fishing experiences and the opportunity to catch large numbers of fish in a short period.

Another species commonly targeted by anglers in Austin is the catfish, which includes channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish. Catfish are abundant in the city's lakes and rivers and can be caught year-round using a variety of techniques. Anglers may use bait such as chicken liver, cut bait, or stink bait to target catfish, fishing near underwater structures, drop-offs, or other areas where catfish congregate. Night fishing is particularly productive for catfish, as these nocturnal feeders are often more active after dark.

Additionally, anglers in Austin can pursue a variety of other species, including crappie, sunfish, carp, freshwater drum, and more. Whether fishing from the shoreline, a boat, or a kayak, anglers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the diverse fishing opportunities that Austin's lakes and rivers have to offer. With its picturesque landscapes, abundant fish populations, and year-round fishing opportunities, Austin remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

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  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic morning on the lake with Wyatt. We hit them hard.

    Rick W. with Wyatt R. of Lago Vista, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Bryan got us hooked onto over a dozen Bass! He was knowledgeable of all the fishing holes and techniques. We had a great time and good laughs! Highly recommend.

    Kim H. with Bryan C. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    We had a spectacular day fishing Lake Bastrop with Captain Aaron. His equipment is state of the art, high-tech and he put us on some nice fish. We had a great time and hope to do it again soon.

    Terry O. with Aaron L. of Bastrop, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    jake was fantastic. we caught 16 large mouth and guadalupe bass during our 4 hour trip, and we had a great time doing it. we're novice fishermen (my 19 year old son and i), but jake was patient, positive and super instructional. it was lots of fun all the way around!

    Robert J. with Jake K. of Spicewood, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Great guide and great guy. I definitely recommend Aaron!

    Dan with Aaron L. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Jake brought my brothers and me out onto Lake Travis for Guadalupe Bass. Jake put all of us onto Guads and multiple other species as well. Jake was great with explaining everything he did and how to best use different techniques for catching fish. He was also incredibly friendly and personable and was hands down the best guide I’ve ever been on. This was honestly one of the funnest days of fishing I’ve ever had, and it definitely was for my brothers as well! I will probably make another trip with my brothers in the future with Jake for another great day! I highly recommend Jake to anglers of any experience who want to get on some nice fish and just have a great time! Thanks again for a great time, Jake! Hopefully we’ll get back out there with you again!

    David W. with Jake K. of Spicewood, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Jake was patient, positive and extremely accommodating to three beginners, including a teenager. I’m looking forward to booking him again when I get another hankering to go fishing.

    Brad P. with Jake K. of Spicewood, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Jake took us on a lovely trip on Lake Travis. He’s very patient and knowledgeable. He showed us some great fishing spots and we caught lots of bass! Highly recommend a trip with Jake!

    Karolina V. with Jake K. of Spicewood, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Wyatt is a great guide, was willing to work with our busy schedule and get us on the fish fast. In ten mins my friend caught the Texas state bass, what a welcome to Texas that was! Highly recommend him next time we’re back in Texas we’ll definitely be giving him a call.

    Joe H. with Wyatt R. of Lago Vista, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Wyatt waws a good captain. While the bite was slow, he was very knowledgeable about the area, the history and the fishing patterns. Had a great day.

    Scott M. with Wyatt R. of Lago Vista, Texas

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