Hill Country Backcountry Bassin'

Starting at $450 | 4 - 8 Hours | Lake, River | 1 - 3 People
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About Your Trip

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.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bass Boat
Boat Manufacturer: G3
Boat Length: 18 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Jet Outboard
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 90 hp

About Your Guide

Captain Carson's unique when it comes to Central Texas fishing guides. His bass fishing trips are geared towards exploring rarely-visited stretches of the Lower Colorado in his jet boat. Cruising with Captain Carson, gliding over shallow water sections of the Colorado, is truly something you'll have to experience to believe.

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Start Location

Austin, TX, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

River, Lake

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.


Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass


Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing


All rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses

Required Items

Texas fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

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%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.




October 24, 2021


Verified Review



Carson is the man 10/10!



October 15, 2021


Verified Review



Great friendly guide. Worked hard to find fish



August 14, 2021


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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 ...Read More

Gretchen M.


July 15, 2017



Just booked our 2nd trip with Carson! Looking forward to another great outing. He's a true professional - - providing guidance to beginners, seasoned anglers and everyone in between. You will have fun, catch fish and meet a wonderful gentleman who knows Texas fishing.

Pat H.


January 14, 2017



We had a great day on the beautiful river with Carson. He provide great service and was both helpful and patient with my daughter, who had limited fishing experience. I plan to book another trip.

Steve M.


July 19, 2016



Took my grandson fishing and had a great time. Carson took a lot care to work with him and teach him.

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, 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 get out there. 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.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

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