4-Hour Bowfishing Trip

Starting at $750 total | 4 Hour | Lake, River | 1 - 8 People | Trip #1009

About Your Trip

This trip is great for beginner and advanced bowfishers! The goal of every trip is to put you on the fish in a safe and comfortable way, and having a great time all the while. Once you're on the boat, you'll be on the hunt for longnose gar, buffalo fish, spotted gar, tilapia and more. If there's a specific species you want to target, please let us know in the notes section at check out, ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
14 Years of Experience
Beginner Oriented
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Mark
Captain Mark is one of the most experienced Alligator Gar fishing guides in the world, with over 35 years under his belt. He caught his first gar at just 11 years old while growing up in Houston, TX along Sims Bayou.

A few years later, Captain Mark was introduced to bow fishing and discovered how exciting bow fishing could be, chasing Gar, Carp, Buffalo, Tilapia, Bullfrogs, and other species. The rest is history!

Mark also runs badass hog hunts with thermal scopes. Join him for ... Read More

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
565lb tiger shark
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Hamburgers or steak
Whats your favorite band?
Motley crue
Whats your favorite movie?
Whats your favorite sports team?
Don't really have 1
Whats your drink of choice?
What was your last halloween costume?
Scarecrow, cowboy
What do you want for Christmas this year?
I don't know
How did you get started guiding?
Did it for fun and turned into a job
What makes you different from other guides?
Lots/decades of experience
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Start Location

Houston, TX, USA | Bodies of water fished: Lake Livingston

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bass Boat
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Big Block
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Trolling Motor

Amenities and Information

Water Type

River, Lake

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for an additional fee.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


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

Boat Restroom

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

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


Carp, Longnose Gar, Smallmouth Buffalo, Spotted Gar, Tilapia



Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks. Rods, reels, tackle included. Food can be provided for a fee.
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

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Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

November 23

Very satisfied with the trip we did with Mark. He was very knowledge and worked hard to get us in the fish. Very personable with a great attitude, and the supplied gear worked great. Would not hesitate to book with him again!!!


Verified Review Fishing

For sure was not the trip of a lifetime nor worth all the money and extra expenses, didn’t end up shooting any hogs or seeing anything the first night nor did we get to even get to hunt hogs for the second night like planned due to weather however did ...Read More

Bobby W.

September 6

Gives you size and limit. Great app.


Verified Review Fishing

It was EPIC. Mark is this man!


Verified Review Fishing

Mark is the outfitter every serious bowfisher wants. He won’t quit until he puts you on fish. Very very knowledgeable and a trip that we will never forget! We will be back!

Brittany C.

June 23

Our family went out with Mark last weekend for Father’s Day and had an absolute blast! It was our first time bowfishing and we couldn’t have asked for a better trip. We will definitely be going back

Mark C.

September 17

Mark is the best guide I have ever met. He is extremely knowledgeable. Very patient. Ethical and fair. Great personality. A good human being. We will be doing more hunts and trips with Mark.

Dave M.

June 24

This was the 3ed time I went with mark and I would never go with anyone else for alligator gar in Texas his knowledge and experience is amazing I see big gator gar everyday and 100s of fish to shoot on top of alligator gar his boat is awesome if ...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!