South Texas Alligator Gar Fishing

Starting at $850 total | 8 Hour | Lake, River | 1 - 4 People | Trip #1318

About Your Trip

Prepare for some of the best freshwater fishing in Texas when you hop on board with Bubba! Bubba knows Texas’s freshwater fishing hotspots like the back of his hand and will take you to where the fish bite.

On this 8-hour trip you'll be venturing into Falcon Lake to target the massive, prehistoric-looking Alligator Gar! These beasts are one of the most distinctive looking fish you can find, with a needle-like head that looks like ... Read More

About Your Guide

18 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Bubba
Captain Bubba owns one of the top alligator fishing charter operations in the world and one of the most professional outfits you'll find anywhere.

Captain Bubba, Lance, and Jason pride themselves on putting groups on the fish of a lifetime, and they an unbelievable job.

All gear is provided- all you need to bring is a ready-to-roll attitude for sizing up these giant alligator gar!

Fill in date, party size, trip duration, and start time above to book and get out there with Captain Bubba ... Read More

Start Location

13155 S ST HWY 19 Elkhart Tx 75839 | Bodies of water fished: Falcon International Reservoir

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Mercury Sport jet
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Ice Box

Amenities and Information

Water Type

River, Lake

Skill Levels


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


Alligator Gar


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Sunscreen and rain gear. all Tackle gear and bait included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Your Outfitter
This trip is managed by an outfitter. Bubba will be your point of contact and you will go out with one of their guides.
Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a refund).

Pricing Matrix

8 Hours
1 Person
2 People
3 People
4 People

Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

Great trip, guides were excellent, friendly and accommodating! They put in the time and effort to get us on fish even late into the tear on a cold day when fishing east expected to be good


Verified Review Fishing

Great time with our guide cody. Will be back again .

Sonny B.

July 11

Best gator gar guide in Texas!!!!!! Bubba goes above and beyond to make your trip on the trinity river chasing gar a once in a lifetime experience!!


Verified Review Fishing

We went with Cody and had a great time. I bass fish a lot but never thought about Alligator Gar fishing. But some friends from Czech Republic came to see me and that was on there bucket list. So we booked with Captain Experiences. The whole experience from start to ...Read More

Brad D

August 24

Overall the fishing experience was phenomenal! We got out first fish taking the bait in the first few minutes of casting out our lines! My very first fish landed beat my personal best fish at 68 inch’s! Bubba will get you on the fish! *****


Verified Review Fishing

Everyone I interacted with was very supportive and helpful. I absolutely had no trouble whatsoever and it was a pleasure using Captain Experiences

Karl H.

June 21

Booking with captain bubba and his crew changes fishing into catching plain and simple. He will put you on big fish all day long. Seeing the absolute mass of these Gar in person is a memory I will always cherish! Do yourself a favor and book with this man, come ...Read More

Buddy M

July 17

We had a Fantastic Fishing Trip with Chris and Bubba! It was the best fishing trip I’ve ever been on! Chris was our guide and he is Great at what he does! Can hardly wait to go again! Thanks So Much Bubba and Chris, we Loved ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!