F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide

Experience catfishing at its best with F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide! Join Captain Floyd on Lake Tawakoni, a well-known spot for great catfishing. Your guide has been fishing in this area for a long time. After years of fishing on his own or at tournaments, he decided to start taking other people on the lake and showing them the best ways to get their hands on a trophy Catfish.

Capt. Floyd’s trips are family-friendly, so bring your kids and let them learn how to use the rod. It’s never too early to get them into this sport and teach them to love being out in nature.

You’ll be fishing on a 24’ pontoon boat that accommodates up to 4 guests. She’s powered by a 75 HP Yamaha engine and features GPS, to help you navigate more easily.

Since the main technique you’ll use is drift fishing, there’s no need for a variety of fishing equipment. The captain will provide you with quality rods and reels, and you’ll use live bait to get Catfish biting. Once the trip comes to an end, the captain will clean the catch for you. If you’re saving it for later, it’s best if you bring a cooler.

Your fishing equipment and catch cleaning are included in the price. You only need to purchase your fishing license and prepare some snacks and drinks for the day.

F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide will do his best to put you on fish. Choose a trip and get ready to land this heavy trophy!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $350
    Spend a few hours catching Catfish on Lake Tawakoni. Your captain will cover all fishing equipment, so you just need to purchase your fishing license in advance. Bring some snacks and drinks and you're ready to go.
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About the Captain

Floyd Slocum
West Tawakoni, Texas, United States
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9 Customer reviews
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Member since July 2020
Captain Floyd has been fishing all his life. He used to participate in lots of fishing tournaments. now, he's a professional guide, showing other people hot to catch Catfish. He's very happy that he gets to teach young people how to land a trophy fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Catfish Catfish

Boat specs

Fisher (Pontoon) originally built in 1994. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Half Day with Captain Floyd Slocum
Angler Rating
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
83%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Shon J.
Lucas, TX
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half Day with Captain Floyd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 21, 2022
I booked this trip for my husband and son for Father’s Day. They absolutely LOVED it. They caught plenty of fish, said Captain...
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Mike H.
Fort Worth, TX
Excellent
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on January 1, 2023
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William W.
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 24, 2022
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Elizabeth G.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Floyd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 10, 2022
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Andrew K.
Midlothian, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Fishing with Floyd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 16, 2022
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FAQs about F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide

F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide offers the following trip to customers:
  • $350 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (5 hours)

When you book a trip with F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide offers the following fishing technique:
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with F.L. Catfish Fishing Guide include:
  • Catfish