Fish Nebraska Guide Service offers exciting fishing trips with experienced guides that know the area like their second home. While fishing with Chris Augustyn, you will be able to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Chris goes above and beyond to try to meet your expectations. He caters to anglers of all skill levels and expertise and is always ready to introduce younger anglers to the art of fishing.

Your day out on the water will see you fishing the Harlan Reservoir. You will be able to try your hands at drift fishing, light tackle spinning, trolling, and jigging for a variety of species. Those include Walleye, White Bass, Catfish, and Crappie.

Explore the beautiful waters of this part of the world with everything provided but fishing licenses. You will be able to use quality rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. When you are done fishing, your catch will be cleaned and ready to go straight into the frying pan.

As well as quality fishing tackle, your guide will offer bottled water and snacks but you are welcome to bring your own.

Fish Nebraska Guide Service operates a 20’ Ranger boat, built in 2017 and powered by a 250 HP Evinrude engine. This spacious vessel can cruise at a top speed of 60 knots and can take you to the fishing grounds quickly and safely. It is rigged with electronics, a wireless trolling motor, and a livewell loaded with bait. Welcome aboard!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Apr 14 - Nov 7
    $350
    On this trip, you will have an option to begin in the morning or in the afternoon and fish until sunset and have a trip the next day in the morning. The price of accommodation is not included.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 14 - Nov 7
    $400
    This trip will consist of 8 hours of fishing. Custom departure times are available. You will be fishing for Walleye, Catfish, White Bass, and Crappie.
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About the Captain

Chris Augustyn
Alma, Nebraska, United States
ID & License verified
20 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2018
Captain Chris has loved being around water since he could walk. For the last 7 years, he's been traveling across the county fishing various Walleye tournament circuits. During his guide trips, the captain helps clients learn new techniques and does his best to put you on fish no matter your experience level.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (White) White Bass
Catfish Catfish
Crappie Crappie
Walleye Walleye

Boat specs

Ranger (Bass boat) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 250HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Harlan Reservoir

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
ottled water

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
PayPal
Checks

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Robin C.
Windsor, CO
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Full day of fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 9, 2022
My husband and I had a wonderful trip with Captain Chris. He was professional and personable. Although you never know how...
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Elaine K.
Richland, NE
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Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on September 17, 2022
Chris is a very good guide, who gave a great day on the lake . I plan on getting a trip lined up again next year. Would love...
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Todd H.
Lincoln, NE
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 19, 2022
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Will R.
Omaha, NE
Excellent
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Great day on Kirwin reservoir with Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 27, 2021
Highly recommend taking a trip with Chris. My brother and I took our dad out to Kirwin reservoir for a late Father’s Day...
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Wayne L.
Murdock, NE
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Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 9, 2021
Took my grandson fishing for the first time. We limited out on wipers both days and caught plenty of catfish to boot. Chris...
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FAQs about Fish Nebraska Guide Service

Fish Nebraska Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per day per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 Day Trip (2 days)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fish Nebraska Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fish Nebraska Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (ottled water)

Fish Nebraska Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Harlan Reservoir)

Fish Nebraska Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fish Nebraska Guide Service include:
  • Bass (White)
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Walleye