Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service

Luck O’ The Irish Fishing Guide Service is a family-friendly company that offers trips to the finest lakes in Texas. Captain Omar Cotter and Captain Don Novak have decades of fishing experience and a wealth of local knowledge to make sure you take home the fish you want.

Join them on beautiful Lake Grapevine and get ready to have a fun-filled day out on the water. Bring in some monsters and create memories that will last a lifetime. Target anything that is in season and biting!

There are a couple of species that could easily keep your rods busy. You will be targeting Hybrids, Striped Bass, White “Sand” Bass, and Catfish using light and heavy tackle fishing techniques.

Your vessel for the day will be a 20’ Fishmaster bay boat, built in 2002 and overhauled in 2014. This is a spacious fishing machine that can comfortably accommodate up to 5 anglers. Its single 150 HP Mercury engine will power you to the hottest grounds on the lake, while its top-notch navigational and fishfinding electronics will build up a clear image of where your Bass are hiding.

Your trip will include quality gear by Temple Fork, Tightlines, and Extreme Baycasting. When targeting Stripers, you will be able to catch live bait as a part of the experience, while other species can be caught with RSR lures.

Luck O’ The Irish Fishing Guide Service also operates on Lake Lewisville, Tawakoni, and Cedar Creek. You can take a look at these locations by scrolling down the page and clicking the captain’s name. Happy fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $525
    This is a full-day trip that is available Monday – Saturday. You will be targeting Catfish or Bass on Lake Grapevine.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 20 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $375
    Enjoy a morning out on the water, targeting Bass and Catfish. Everything needed for fishing will be provided for the trip. You will need to purchase licenses and bring your food and drinks with you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $375
    Capt. Omar and Capt. Don use the best seasonal techniques they have learned after years of experience putting fish in the box. You will be fishing on Lake Grapevine for Bass and Catfish.
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About the Captain

Omar Cotter
Grapevine, Texas, United States
244 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
58 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since June 2018
Luck O' the Irish has over 20 years of experience in all types of fishing. From Sand Bass, Stripers, Hybrids, Crappie and Catfish. We pride ourselves in our extra "Fish" senses knowing the habits and whereabouts of our catch. There's many tricks of the trade and we're apt to share with you to make sure you, our guests, have an enjoyable time and catch your fill while your at it. We pride ourselves in our teaching trips if that is what you are looking for we don't hold back any information you may need to be successful on your own. We are family owned and operated and encourage family trips and events because that's how we grew up. A day on the lake with Dad or Mom makes for great family time and builds a lifetime of great fish stories about the one that didn't get away.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (White) Bass (White)
Catfish Catfish

Boat Specs

Fishmaster (Bay boat) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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
No Alcohol
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
American Express
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Lake Grapevine is great!
Lake Grapevine is great!
July 28, 2021
Our good Captain Don Novak has been sticking it out on Lake Grapevine and it is really paying off for him and his clients. They have finally quit releasing water through the spillway and the fishing has been improving daily. Three life long friends recently got out with Captain Don and they put thus nice stringer of fish together. #fourulltimefishingguides #4twentyfootcenterconsoleboats #lotsofopendates #lakelewisvilletx #lakegrapevinetx #laketawakonitx #whitebass #hybridstriper #striper #comecatching #familyfishing #fishfry
Grapevine is still going on!
Grapevine is still going on!
July 8, 2021
Lake Grapevine is putting out good nu.bers of fish along with Lake Lewisville just minutes away! We can get you on the water and on fish. Check our calendar for open dates. Even if a date is blocked off check with us because we have 3 full-time guides and 1 part time.

Customer Reviews

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Big fun with Mr. DON! WILL BE BACK!
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Teresa S.
Flower Mound, Texas
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Successful morning with Luck O’ The Irish

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 27, 2020
We started early. Captain Omar was on time and ready to go. He met us at the dock rarin’ and ready to go. He is a very nice...
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Lonnie G.
Grand Prairie, TX
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Awesome Trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on May 27, 2021
My trip out with Don was amazing. I was a bit hesitant about a solo fishing trip, but Don quickly eased my concerns.  We had...
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Farmerville, LA
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LOWE Family fishing experience!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 23, 2021
MR. DON NOVAK WAS ABSOLUTELY THE BEST TOUR GUIDE! IM REFERRING AND DEFINITELY COMING BACK ROUTINELY WITH FAMILY AND CLIENTS!
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Benbrook, TX
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Half day with captain Omar

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 26, 2021
Outstanding trip!!  Not only did Omar make catching 60 keepers seem easy and well paced, but Omar is an incredibly outstanding...
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Grapevine, TX
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White Bass with Captain Don

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 24, 2021
We had a great time catching fish with Captain Don. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and most importantly he put us on fish!...
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FAQs about Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service

Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $375 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $375 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder (Our boats use Lowrance, Garmin and Hummingbird. )
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Temple Fork, Tightlines, Extreme Baycasting)
  • Live Bait (Striped Bass)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Luck O' The Irish Fishing Guide Service include:
  • Bass (White)
  • Catfish