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Carp On The Fly - Austin, TX

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Austin

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Euro Carp Trip - Austin, TX

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Austin

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Carp And Buffalo On The Fly

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1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in Liberty Hill

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Liberty Hill

Central Texas Bowfishing

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18 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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Fishing in Lago Vista
Fishing in Lago Vista
Fishing in Lago Vista
trip description for AM Lake Travis Bass Fishing Trips in Lago Vista

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 $
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Fishing in Spicewood
Fishing in Spicewood
Fishing in Spicewood
trip description for Central Texas Bass Fishing in Spicewood

Bass fishing is a popular activity on Lake Travis, with many anglers coming from all over the country to enjoy the excellent largemouth bass fishing. Hop on board with Captain Jake for an exciting day on Lake Travis. The lake's more than 18,000 acres of water and numerous underwater structures provide ample opportunity for successful bass fishing trips. In addition, the flooded vegetation around the lake creates ideal conditions for largemouth bass to spawn and feed. Anglers who join Captain Jake are bound to catch some monster Largemouth and Striped Bass. Captain Jake can accommodate 3 people on these 4-hour (half-day) and 8-hour (full-day) adventures. During this trip, you will learn the latest and most effective techniques and how to adapt your presentation to your environment. No fishing experience is required! Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Heavy-duty spinning or baitcasting gear is often necessary in order to handle the largemouth bass that are found in the lake. Anglers who Join Captain Jake on his beautiful bass boat will be well on their way to having a successful Bass fishing trip on Lake Travis. All equipment will be provided including high-quality fishing rods and a variety of lures. Also, life jackets are provided for all guests during the trip and sharp hooks will be handled by your guide. You’ll want to bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass), sunscreen, a hat, an ice chest for your day’s catch, and, of course, some great company. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Spicewood

Central Texas Bass Fishing

100% (11)
1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Hill Country Backcountry Bassin' in Austin

If you're looking for an unforgettable adventure in Austin, Texas, look no further than a trip with Captain Carson! Join Captain Carson on a journey through the waters of Austin's Hill Country and learn how to get those adrenaline-pumping tugs. Listen closely to Captain Carson's trips and tricks and you'll be sure to have a successful fishing trip. Captain Carson and you will be targeting largemouth and smallmouth bass, so we'll be using a variety of techniques and baits. You will be fishing around structures and using lures that mimic the forage these fish feed on. You will also be fishing deeper pools and drop-offs with live bait. So whether you're a novice angler or a seasoned pro, we'll have you covered. And of course, you'll be using the best gear available to make sure you're successful. Captain Carson's 18' Bass Boat is the perfect combination of speed and stealth. When fishing for easily spooked creatures, this boat is ideal. On this four-hour (half-day) or eight-hour (full day) adventure, you'll be crushing it. This trip can accommodate up to three people. Captain Carson is a knowledgeable and experienced guide who will help you make the most of your time on the water. Be sure to bring your Texas Freshwater Fishing License, and Carson will provide the rest! He'll have all the rods, reels, and tackle you need for a successful day of fishing, as well as bottled waters. But if you prefer your own snacks and drinks, feel free to bring them along. Most importantly, come ready to have a great time! Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Hill Country Backcountry Bassin'

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18 ft 1 - 3 People $
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Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Chasing Bassquatch Texas Bass Trip in Austin

Prepare for some of the best freshwater fishing in Texas when you hop on board with Ander! Ander knows Austin’s freshwater fishing hotspots like the back of his hand and will take you right to where the fish bite. If you've been looking to set a new personal record, there's no better way than a trip with Ander. Ander usually targets Texas Black Bass, AKA Largemouth Bass, but will take advantage when conditions offer up Catfish, Panfish, Striped Bass, White Bass, or Hybrids (White Bass x Striped Bass). These trips are typically catch-and-release but you can keep your catch within state regulations if you so desire. Ander conducts these 5-hour (half-day) and 8-hour (full-day) trips on his 19’ Nitro—a state-of-the-art bass fishing boat. She's equipped with a wireless trolling motor, a 150-HP Yamaha engine, and top-quality electronics—including a Hydrowave sound emitter—to really enhance your trip! She can accommodate you and your best angling buddy, so choose wisely! While you're more than welcome to bring your own fishing equipment, Ander provides Ardent rods and reels and P-Line fishing line for anglers to enjoy on his bass trips. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Freshwater Fishing License, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, and sunscreen. Come explore this fishing paradise with Ander! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Chasing Bassquatch Texas Bass Trip

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19 ft 1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Carp On The Fly - Austin, TX in Austin

Get ready for one of the greatest thrills in all of Freshwater Fly Fishing, Behemoth Carp on the fly! And it isn't widely known as the pinnacle of Freshwater Flying fishing for no reason, hooking into these freshwater monsters is no easy feat. Catching a carp on the fly is ridiculously hard at first, which is why your guides love them, and they would love it even more if they 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! In the Fall and Winter months, 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 On The Fly - Austin, TX

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Euro Carp Trip - Austin, TX in Austin

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

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1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in Lago Vista
Fishing in Lago Vista
Fishing in Lago Vista
trip description for Lake Travis Bass Fishing in Lago Vista

Join Captain Wyatt aboard his 21' Skeeter to whack the bass on Lake Travis! He knows how to get you those adrenaline-pumping tugs, so listen closely to his trips and tricks. His Skeeter has the perfect combination of speed and stealth and can bounce you around to his favorite spots quickly and sneak into secluded honey holes unnoticed. On this half day or full day adventure, you’ll be targeting Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass using artificial lures and light tackle. These fish are a classic for both beginners and experienced anglers, making this trip the perfect family outing. The vessel can accommodate 3 people, and the 250HP Yamaha engine will provide you with a smooth ride over the lake. Captain Wyatt will provide all rods, reels, and tackle on this all-inclusive adventure! He will also provide bottled waters, but feel free to bring your own food and drinks. You will also need to bring a Texas Fishing License and appropriate clothing. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Lago Vista

Lake Travis Bass Fishing

100% (3)
21 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Round Rock
Fishing in Round Rock
Fishing in Round Rock
trip description for On Water Fly Fishing Lessons in Round Rock

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 $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Carp and Buffalo on the Fly in Austin

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 $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
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

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Austin

Texas Bass And Drum On The Fly

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Big Swim Baits for Big A** Bass in Austin

Learn to catch giant Largemouth with one of the best in the business as you head out with Grant on a half-day or full-day outing on Lake Austin or Lady Bird Lake (Lake Austin is the Land of the Giants by the way). Grant specializes in throwing big swimbaits, 4-7inch long and usually articulated for more realistic action as you move the bait past a hungry Behemoth. This technique is pretty unique and requires a bit of knowledge to fish effectively, Grant has not only mastered this technique but he is also prepared to share his knowledge with you so you can catch Lunkers like his on your own. The reward is well worth the time, just check the pictures above!! On the day of your trip, Grant will pick you up in his G3 Eagle 175 Bass Boat with a 70 two-stroke Yamaha strapped to the back and equipped with Minn Kota Trolling motor on the front. This boat provides a comfortable ride out to Grant's favorite spots and can get super skinny and stealthy once he drops that trolling motor in the water as well. Mid-day heat is when Grant usually has the best success with big fish, so depending on when you'd like to get out on the water, Grant is usually willing to accommodate you. He will provide all the necessary rods, reels, tackle, gear, and of course swimbaits for your trip. He will also bring along a cooler with waters and ice aplenty for any other drinks or snacks you'd like to bring along. So if you're looking to catch the bass of a lifetime get out there with the master and learn from the best in the business! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Big Swim Baits For Big A** Bass

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $
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Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
Fishing in Austin
trip description for Lake Austin Kid Focused Fishing in Austin

Head out with Captain Kevin for an action-packed day of Lake Austin fishing. Go after Perch, Crappie, and Bass on light tackle—Captain Kevin's specialty! Captain Kevin likes to target these species using a variety of jigs, soft plastics, and live worms and minnows. These classic freshwater fish are fun to catch, and great fish for beginner anglers to get started on. Up to 3 anglers(3 kids with 3 adults) can fit aboard the 22' Desperado center console, plus the captain. The 225hp Yamaha engine will power you smoothly over the calm waters of Lake Austin. Captain Kevin will masterfully guide the vessel to his favorite fishing holes in no time, because he's dedicated to putting you on the fish and making sure you have a blast. For Kids, an adult needs to participate to assist/supervise with a valid Texas Fishing license. Captain Kevin provides all the fishing gear for you, including rods, reels, tackle, and artificial lures. Of course, he encourages you to bring your own equipment if you'd like! Otherwise feel free to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and don't forget your Texas fishing license. You should also wear appropriate clothing and bring sun protection. Whether it be a hat, sunglasses, sunblock, or a long sleeve shirt, don't be caught lacking with a nasty burn! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Austin

Lake Austin Kid Focused Fishing

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 6 People $

Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Austin

What are the best smallmouth buffalo fishing trips in Austin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 smallmouth buffalo trips in Austin, and the most popular trips in the area are Carp On The Fly - Austin, TX guided by Kevin, Euro Carp Trip - Austin, TX guided by Kevin, and Carp and Buffalo on the Fly guided by Riley.

Our guides in Austin are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2558 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.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Smallmouth Buffalo charter is Liberty Hill.

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

What types of smallmouth buffalo fishing trips are common in Austin?

River fishing is the most popular for smallmouth buffalo in Austin as well as lake fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Austin are fly fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and sight casting but wading and bowfishing are popular as well.

How much does an Austin smallmouth buffalo fishing trip cost?

for smallmouth buffalo in Austin prices can range anywhere from about $300 to $780, but the average price for a half day trip for smallmouth buffalo in Austin is $550. The average price for a full day trip for smallmouth buffalo in Austin is $367.

What month is best for smallmouth buffalo fishing in Austin?

The most popular season for smallmouth buffalo fishing in Austin is spring, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

Do I need a Austin fishing license for smallmouth buffalo and what are the bag limits for smallmouth buffalo 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 smallmouth buffalo fishing in Austin all about?

Smallmouth buffalo are a lesser-known but fascinating species of fish found in the waters around Austin, Texas. These freshwater fish belong to the sucker family and are known for their stout bodies, dark coloration, and small, downturned mouths adapted for bottom-feeding. While not as commonly targeted by anglers as some other species, smallmouth buffalo can provide an exciting and challenging fishing experience for those willing to seek them out.

Smallmouth buffalo can be found in various freshwater bodies throughout Austin, including lakes, rivers, and reservoirs. They prefer slow-moving or stagnant waters with sandy or muddy bottoms, where they forage for food such as aquatic plants, insects, and small invertebrates. Anglers looking to target smallmouth buffalo in Austin often focus their efforts in areas with shallow, weedy flats, or along the edges of channels and drop-offs where these fish are known to congregate.

Fishing techniques for smallmouth buffalo in Austin typically involve bottom fishing with natural baits. Anglers commonly use a variety of baits such as worms, nightcrawlers, dough balls, or corn presented on the bottom to entice strikes from these bottom-feeding fish. Rigging baits on a sliding sinker or Carolina rig can help keep the bait near the bottom, where smallmouth buffalo are most likely to be found. While they may not be the most glamorous species to target, smallmouth buffalo can provide an enjoyable and rewarding fishing experience for anglers exploring the diverse fishing opportunities in Austin.

What are the most popular months to fish for smallmouth buffalo fishing in Austin?

Understanding the seasonal patterns of smallmouth buffalo in Austin's waters is essential for anglers seeking to target these fish successfully. Smallmouth buffalo can be caught year-round in Austin, but certain seasons offer more favorable conditions for productive fishing. During the warmer months of spring and summer, smallmouth buffalo are typically more active and abundant as they feed voraciously and spawn in the shallower waters. This period, from late spring through early fall, often provides the best opportunities for anglers to target smallmouth buffalo in Austin's lakes, rivers, and reservoirs.

In the spring, as temperatures rise and daylight hours increase, smallmouth buffalo become more active in preparation for the spawning season. Anglers can find smallmouth buffalo congregating in shallow areas, such as backwater bays, river flats, or near submerged structures, where they spawn in large numbers. This time of year presents excellent opportunities for anglers to catch smallmouth buffalo as they actively feed and prepare for spawning. As summer progresses, smallmouth buffalo may move to deeper waters or seek cooler temperatures, but they remain readily available to anglers willing to adapt their tactics.

During the cooler months of fall and winter, smallmouth buffalo activity in Austin's waters may decrease compared to the peak of summer. However, as water temperatures gradually decrease, smallmouth buffalo become more active again, providing another window of opportunity for anglers to target them. The fall season, particularly in the early to mid-fall months, can offer excellent fishing for smallmouth buffalo as they feed voraciously to prepare for the approaching winter months. Anglers in Austin can capitalize on these seasonal patterns to enjoy consistent and rewarding smallmouth buffalo fishing throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching smallmouth buffalo in Austin?

Fishing for smallmouth buffalo in Austin requires anglers to employ specific techniques tailored to these bottom-feeding fish. One effective technique is bottom fishing with natural baits. Anglers typically use a variety of baits such as worms, nightcrawlers, dough balls, or corn presented on the bottom to entice strikes from smallmouth buffalo. Rigging baits on a sliding sinker or Carolina rig helps keep the bait near the bottom, where smallmouth buffalo are most likely to be found. Anglers often target shallow, weedy flats, or the edges of channels and drop-offs where these fish tend to congregate.

Another successful method for catching smallmouth buffalo in Austin is using small, brightly colored lures or flies. While smallmouth buffalo primarily feed on bottom-dwelling organisms, they may occasionally strike at small, floating or suspended baits. Anglers can experiment with using small jigs, soft plastic grubs, or even small crankbaits or spinnerbaits retrieved slowly along the bottom or near submerged structure. Additionally, fly anglers can try presenting small nymphs or wet flies in front of feeding smallmouth buffalo to entice strikes.

Patience and observation are key when targeting smallmouth buffalo in Austin. These fish can be elusive and may require anglers to wait for the right moment to strike. Anglers should pay attention to subtle indicators such as line movement or changes in water movement that could signal the presence of feeding fish. By adapting their tactics to the conditions and remaining persistent, anglers can increase their chances of hooking into these hard-fighting and often overlooked freshwater species.

What other species are popular in Austin?

In addition to smallmouth buffalo, anglers in Austin have a wealth of other fish species to target, offering diverse and rewarding fishing experiences. One popular species among anglers is the largemouth bass, known for its aggressive strikes and challenging fights. Largemouth bass inhabit the lakes, rivers, and reservoirs around Austin and can be targeted year-round using various techniques such as casting with artificial lures, flipping jigs into submerged cover, or topwater fishing along the shoreline.

Another sought-after species in Austin's waters is the catfish, which offers anglers the opportunity to reel in hearty and hard-fighting fish. Channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish can be found in many of Austin's water bodies, providing anglers with ample opportunities for success. Anglers targeting catfish often use a variety of baits such as stinkbaits, cut bait, or live bait to entice strikes from these bottom-dwelling predators.

Furthermore, Austin boasts an abundance of other species to pursue, including white bass, striped bass, crappie, and sunfish, among others. These diverse opportunities cater to anglers of all preferences and experience levels, ensuring there's always something new to discover on the water. Whether casting from the banks of the Colorado River, trolling the depths of Lake Travis, or fly fishing along the shores of Lady Bird Lake, anglers in Austin can enjoy the thrill of hooking into a variety of game fish while immersing themselves in the vibrant outdoor culture of the city.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely fantastic. Cory and Kevib wer both great.

    Dale K. with Kevin O. of Austin, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip. Captain Randy put us on fish all night. Super helpful. Anything we needed he was right there to help. Great time. See you again soon.

    Curtis B. with Randy H. of Liberty Hill, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Randy is a great guy, got me and my 9 year old on plenty of fish. Couldn’t recommend him enough!

    Braxton Z. with Randy H. of Liberty Hill, 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

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