Captain B's Fishing Guide Service

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Get out and enjoy your vacation the way it was meant to be experienced — in nature! Feel the ultimate connection to the outdoors on your day out with Captain B’s Fishing Guide Service.

Bring your family and kids with you. Let Captain Brian introduce them to the finest art of fishing and help them hook their first fish ever. There’s nothing better than seeing a child’s smile when they reel in a big one!

Explore the beautiful lakes of Branson, Springfield, and the greater Ozark area. Let Brian show you the local honey holes and the hottest spots around where you will be able to learn a new technique or hone your skills.

Enjoy Capt. Brian’s tournament-style approach while targeting Bass. Fly fish for Trout with the finest gear available. Capt. Brian has over three decades of experience tying flies. In fact, he runs a retail resale store for Outdoor Gear!

Capt. Brian is easy-going; for him, fishing is fun first and foremost. He enjoys entertaining his clients in-between the bites, sharing fish stories and jokes. You pay for the trip, Capt. Brian throws the fun in for free!

With Spotted, Largemouth, and Smallmouth Bass, Brown Trout, Steelhead, and Crappie all among the popular catches, it’s hard to resist a trip or two. All you have to do is choose which type of fishing suits you best – wading or fishing from the boat. If you wish to come face to fin with someone from the bass family, you can catch them between September and Father’s Day.

The boat is a 19’ Ranger bass boat with plenty of space for up to 4 anglers. It can cruise at a top speed of 60 knots thanks to its 175 HP Suzuki engine. The bass boat is well-prepared to put you on top of the hottest bite.

The trips are all-inclusive; all you have to do is purchase a valid fishing license.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    With twice the fun of a half-day fishing, this eight-hour trip is ideal for those who want to get the waters all to themselves.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $325
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Add a couple more hours to your day on the water and check more productive spots for Trout and Bass.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $250
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Only have time for a half-day trip? Well, that is alright...the captain can pack a lot of fun on a half-day trip!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $250
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This afternoon trip allows you to enjoy the thrill of catching Bass or Trout (season dependent) while sharing your fish stories with the captain. Fun!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    2 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $200
    up to 2 persons
    + $25
    each additional person
    This morning trip includes a lot of fun packed into 2 hours of fishing. Limits of Trout have been caught in one trip!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    2 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $200
    up to 2 persons
    + $25
    each additional person
    The departure time is flexible. You will be able to avoid traffic and enjoy an afternoon out on the water, catching limits of Trout or Bass.
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About the Captain

Brian Thompson
Branson, Missouri, United States
Angler's Choice
29 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
83 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since May 2018
If you asked me when I was 13 years old what I wanted to do for a living, I would have answered; "Become a professional Bass fisherman". I am living my dream daily and this is the kind of appreciation for my profession that you will enjoy the entire time we are fishing together. While in college I could not afford a Bass boat, but I could afford waders for Trout fishing. This is where I gained my passion for Trout fishing. The tournament Bass fishing came later. With several wins and top-tens, they have put me above others in this business in experience and success in the Bass fishing world. We will utilize those techniques for our success. I don't use live bait. We will be using proven tournament techniques while we fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Smallmouth)
Bass (Spotted)
Brown Trout

Crappie
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Boat Specs

Ranger (Bass boat) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 175HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
American Express

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.99
out of 5 stars from 73 reviews
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Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
99%
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Jennifer W.
Madison, MS
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4Hr trip With Cap B

VERIFIED   July 28, 2019
We have vacation several times in the Branson area, but this time we wanted to do a little something different, as a family...
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Esteban G.
Cicero, Illinois
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Cooper Creek River fun with Captain B

VERIFIED   June 25, 2019
I’ll have to say this was THE BEST fishing trip that I, my wife, and my brother-in-law ever had!  Captain B gave us...
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Donna F.
Portland, TN
 5.00
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Fishing with Brian

VERIFIED   June 7, 2019
We had a great day of fun and fishing. Captain B was able to put us on some good fish, even though the weather was not the...
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Lee F.
North East, MD
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4 Hour Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   July 23, 2019
We took a family vacation from Maryland to Branson, MO and scheduled the fishing excursion with Capt. B.  My 10 year old...
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Richard B.
Pensacola, FL
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Half Day Trip with Captain Brian

VERIFIED   June 17, 2019
Trip on Tablerock Lake was stormed out, but Captain Brian arranged for a trout trip on Taneycomo. We had never been trout fishing...
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