4-Hour Bowfishing Trip

Starting at $750 | 4 Hour | Lake, River | 1 - 8 People
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About Your Trip

Bowfishing for alligator gar is known as one of the most addictive sports there is. Combining hunting and fishing into an exhilarating adventure, your guide Mark will be able to help you hone in on that adrenaline, and land some awesome alligator gar, and more.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bass Boat
Boat Length: 21 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Big Block
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 750 hp
Additional Amenities: Trolling Motor

About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain Mark is one of the most experienced Alligator Gar fishing guides in the world, with over 35 years under his belt and caught his first gar at just 11 years old while growing up in Houston, TX along Sims Bayou.

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Start Location

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

Amenities and Information

Water Type

River, Lake

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for an additional fee.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Lunch

Yes, at an additional fee

Weather

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.

Species

Alligator Gar, Carp, Smallmouth Buffalo, Tilapia

Techniques

Bowfishing

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks

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

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

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.

Reviews

Brittany C.

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June 23, 2020

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Fishing


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.

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September 17, 2019

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Fishing


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.

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June 24, 2019

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Fishing


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 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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