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When you hop on board with Kirk, you're sure to have one of the best Gar fishing experiences around! Starting in Coldspring, on this 8-hour excursion you'll be targeting massive Alligator Gar with a rod-and-reel approach....Read More
Alligator Gar are one of the most distinctive looking fish you can find, with an alligator-like head and a fish-like body. Kirk is a true pioneer of Gar fishing, holding the record for the largest ever rod-and-reel caught Gar at 365 lbs! He's sure to help you haul in some of these massive beasts. Expect to use a classic rod and reel to lure these in.
Kirk conducts these trips on his 18' Weldbilt skiff boat that can take you through even the shallowest waters. She can accommodate up to 4 anglers, so bring some good company!
Rods, reels, tackle and bait will be provided. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Freshwater Fishing License, food and drinks of your choice, a hat, and sunscreen. Come land some massive fish with Kirk!
With over 40 years of alligator gar fishing and guiding experience, Captain Kirk is the original alligator gar fishing guide for rod and reel catch and release angling....Read More
Captain Kirk started guiding alligator gar fishing in 1999, and since then, he's caught alligator gar from Mexico to the Mississippi river and all parts in between. He has caught the largest gar ever by rod and reel, a 365 lb alligator gar in 1991 that was fish was 9 ft 6 in long.
Captain Kirk is proud to say that he's caught 6 fish over 300 lbs, and his trips catch from 1 to 6 fish over 200 lbs each year. Captain Kirk has also amassed over 100 IGFA world records for all species.
Captain Kirk gets it done when it comes to catching monster Alligator Gar- he's great with kids and families and looks forward to hosting your next unforgettable adventure!
We got one allegator gar. Thank you!
Great trip, alot of fun. Exceeded our expectations and caught more fish that I thought we would. Our captain informative and good with our boys.
One day trip with Ryan. Stay in the cabin if possible, you leave right from there. My son put 100lb fish on the boat. The look on his face was priceless!!!
Knowledgeable capt with great equipment and experience. Great entertainer!
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.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No cleaning service provided.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No live bait provided.
No meal provided.
All (Rods, reels, tackle, bait)
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, rain jacket
Texas 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%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Browder's 3278 Marina, Farm to Market Road 3278, Coldspring, TX, USA