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Prepare for some of the best freshwater fishing in Texas when you hop on board with Captain Ander! Captain Ander knows Austin’s freshwater fishing hotspots like the back of his hand and will take you to where the fish bite....Read More
Captain 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 (Captain Ander does not offer fish cleaning services).
Captain 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 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 Bassquatch 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 Captain Ander!
Captain Ander aka Bassquatch offers guided bass fishing trips for Texas Black Bass. Fly around Lake Travis, Walter E. Long, Lake LBJ, Town Lake, and a host of other Texas lakes aboard Ander's 19' 2016 Nitro Z18 bass boat. Ander's Nitro is complete with Humminbird & Garmin electronics so you can stay on the Largemouth Bass, Guadalupe Bass, and other freshwater species of Central Texas. Captain Ander even runs a Hydrowave unit to help stimulate nearby bass and baitfish into a feeding frenzy!...Read More
Captain Ander was born in San Francisco and grew up fishing in California and Utah. He and his wife moved to Texas over 12 years ago and absolute love living (and fishing) in the greater Austin area.
With over 16 years of tournament experience, Captain Ander is a wealth of knowledge for all skill levels and readily offers tips and techniques to anglers looking to improve.
Fill in date, party size, trip duration, and start time above to book and get out there with the Ander, aka the Bassquatch, and Captain Experiences!
My dad and I basically had the fishing trip of our lives. At 84 years old my dad has been fishing all his life. On our two-day guided fishing trip Ander got my dad onto the largest bass he has ever caught, 8 lbs 11 oz. What ...Read More more can you ask for? I learned a lot more on this trip than I expected. Ander drives a brand-new bass boat with all the latest electronics. He walked us through all the new gizmos, showed us how they worked and told us which ones he thought were worth the money. Ander didn’t stop there. I learned about the latest rods, reels, Teflon covered braided filament, hooks, soft baits and fishing techniques. A fishing trip we will talk about for the rest of our lives. Thanks Ander.
perfect conditions early december 2019. we were supplied by Ander with all the right gear to catch fish. Ander showed us exactly where to drop our lines to get the bites, threading the needle between the docks! truly a trip we’ll cherish and look forward to doing again ...Read More . the thrill of the boat ride was worth the price of admission! skimming across the lake at 55+ mph.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to go fishing. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No cleaning service provided.
No beer allowed.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No live bait provided.
No meal provided.
All equipment included in rate
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Appropriate clothes for the season. DO NOT underestimate how cold it can be in the mornings on the water. Make sure to check the hourly forecast to see what the temps will be throughout our trip. If you are traveling here to Austin for your trip anytime from October - March, pack some heavy winter clothing just in case. Even in October and March, while it is unlikely, occasionally we see temperatures in the 30s. Rain gear if the weather forecast warrants it, sunglasses (preferably with polarized lenses, if possible), food/snacks, camera, sunscreen, bug repellent. I will provide plenty of cold, bottled waters.
Texas freshwater fishing license
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.
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Austin, TX, USA