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Bardwell Lake Catfish Trip

6 Hour | Lake | 1 - 3 People | Trip #207

About Your Trip

Enjoy a huge day of action-packed Catfishing with Milton and his crew on Bardwell Lake, TX! Milton is well known in Texas for his ability to find, hook, and land some absolutely massive Blue Cats, which can get up to fifty pounds and four feet long!

Whether you're an experienced angler or new to the sport, Milton will put you on some monsters and make sure you land a real hog. You'll be tossing cut ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
15 Years of Experience
Expert Oriented
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Milton
Captain Milton is one of the best Texas Catfish guides in the state and now offers guide Monster Alligator Gar hunts as well! The number of monster Texas Catfish and Gar he brings aboard his G3 Jet Boat is simply mind-blowing.

Captain Milton offers a variety of guided fishing trips across North Texas lakes for these giant blue catfish and usually hits the Trinity River when hunting Giant Gar. His reserved and calm demeanor makes him a blast to fish with and his number one ... Read More

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
7ft 8 inches Alligatot Gar
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Whats your favorite band?
George Straight
Whats your favorite movie?
Remember the Titans
Whats your favorite sports team?
Dallas Cowboys
Whats your drink of choice?
Black Coffee or Sugar Free Red Bull
What was your last halloween costume?
What do you want for Christmas this year?
Another Jet Boat
How did you get started guiding?
I got good at fishing!
What makes you different from other guides?
I'm not in it for the money!
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Start Location

Bardwell Lake, Texas, USA | Bodies of water fished: Bardwell Lake

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Utility Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
live wells, cooler with ice, power poles, pan optics live scope

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You can play your own bluetooth music.


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.


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Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses. All gear included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

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
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

6 Hours
3 People
2 People
1 Person

Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

Terrific trip with Milton. Fishing started slow, but we stuck it out and everybody caught their first-ever gar! Milton moved spots several times to get us more shots, and we caught fish while every other boat on the river got skunked. Will definitely be back!


Verified Review Fishing

We went out with one of Milton's guides, Captain Manny. We chatted over texts before the trip and I'm glad we did. He asked about what we were expecting; trophies or quantity. This led him to suggest a different lake, which was the same distance from us. And it was ...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!