Space City Fly Company – San Marcos

Discover the great outdoors and get back to basics with Space City Fly Company. The stunning waters of the San Marcos River are home to a range of protected, exotic wildlife. Work your way along the winding waters and take it all in, all the while going after some highly prized fish.

Let Matt Daubert show you this little piece of paradise. An avid angler, he’s been fishing all over Texas for over 25 years. He knows all the best, hidden spots and promises to show you every nook and cranny of these productive waters.

Trips are available all year-round, but the peak season runs from April through September. Up to 3 guests are welcome to explore the river aboard their own 13’ Ocean Kayak. Get back to nature and get ready for a workout to find the fishing grounds. Fish directly from the sturdy boat or hop onto the bank and cast from the shore. You can even hop in and go wade fishing, if you’d so wish.

Whether on a conventional rod and reel or on the fly, you’re in for a thrilling day’s fishing. All the gear you need, including live bait, is provided, but feel free to bring your own equipment if you feel more comfortable. You’ll spend your day going after Largemouth, Smallmouth, and the native Guadalupe Bass. Take home what you’d like for dinner and release any extra fish you don’t need, in order to keep the fish stocks up.

On full-day trips, you’ll be given lunch and plenty of drinks, but you should bring your own on shorter trips. At the end of the day, your guide can clean and fillet your catch, so all you need to do is cook it up when you get home. just grab your fishing license online and come fishing with Space City Fly Company – it couldn’t be easier!

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Make the most of Texas' pristine waters and get out on the San Marcos River for a full 8 hours. Practice your casting with a rod and reel or on the fly and get ready to do battle with plenty of tough-fighting fish. Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Guadalupe Bass will be your prime target, but you can also expect some heavy lifting should you hook a Catfish. These delicious creatures will make for incredible table fare, so come prepared to fill the fridge.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Explore the narrow, winding waterways of the San Marcos River. Emerging from a spring in San Marcos, you'll have access to some stunning areas, discovering the numerous different ecosystems at play in the heart of Texas. Whether with a rod and reel or on the fly, you'll spend 4 hours reeling in plenty of delicious Bass, along with Sunfish and Catfish, to take home for a tasty treat.
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About the Charter Operator

Space City Fly Company
San Marcos, Texas, United States
1 Fishing Reports
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 18 hours
Member since February 2019
An avid angler and Texan native, Matt knows exactly what makes a good Texas fishing trip. Let him explain in his own words: "I have over 25 years of experience hunting and fishing across the state of Texas. Everything I do is with a strong conservation ethic and your satisfaction at the forefront. I want to get you out of the office and on the water. Seriously, your work will be there tomorrow."

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Catfish Catfish
Crappie Crappie

Sunfish Sunfish

Boat Specs

13 ft
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
American Express

Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Veotas S.
San Antonio, Texas

July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 17, 2019
It wasn’t totally what we were expecting but overall it was ? a good trip.
Veotas S. recommends Space City Fly Company – San Marcos
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