JDR Fishing Adventures

JDR Fishing Adventures and Captain Jimmy Reardon invite you for a memorable angling experience in Texas. Set sail out of Alba and explore Lake Fork and nearby lakes. All of them provide plenty of fishing opportunities as well as beautiful natural scenery to admire. Join Captain Jimmy and have a relaxing fishing trip on a lake.

Your journey will start on a 22’ Ranger bass boat that can sit up to 4 anglers. It’s powered by a 250 HP Mercury engine with a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots. The boat uses a modern fishfinder system for efficient locating the fish and is equipped with a livewell to supply you with live bait.

The two lake beauties that you’ll be targeting are Largemouth Bass and Crappie. Using light tackle, you and Captain Jimmy will catch them by spinning. Kids are more than welcome to join the trip, they will love being in nature and the atmosphere will be much more fun with them around. You can decide whether you want to keep your catch or release it back into the water.

The captain will provide you with all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. At the end of the trip, he’ll clean and fillet your catch so it’s ready for cooking when you get back home. What you should bring to your trip is fishing licenses, some food, and drinks.

Come to Alba and have a terrific time on the water, JDR Fishing Adventures is waiting for you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    A full-day experience on Lake Fork or nearby lakes with options to fish for Largemouth or Crappie or both! Regardless of what you decide to fish for you'll have a fun day on the water.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Crappie (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $300
    Depending on where the bite is best, you'll spend the morning fishing Lake Fork or a close-by lake. Crappie fishing is a great experience for kids and the angler that just wants to relax on the water and enjoy catching fish. Captain Jimmy believes that Crappie is the best freshwater fish to eat in Texas!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Crappie (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 1
    $300
    Depending on where the bite is best you'll spend the afternoon fishing Lake Fork or a close-by lake. Crappie fishing is a great experience for kids and the angler that just wants a relaxing day on the water.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $300
    You'll be spending the morning on Lake Fork or a close-by lake depending on where the bite is best.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 1
    $300
    You'll be spending the afternoon on Lake Fork or a close by lake depending on where the bite is best.
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About the Captain

Jimmy Reardon
Alba, Texas, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
38 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
Captain Jimmy grew up in southern California mainly fishing salt water. He moved to Texas when he was 15 and got into competitive Bass as well as Crappie fishing. He has spent the last 4 years mastering Lake Fork as well as the surrounding lakes.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Crappie Crappie

Boat Specs

Ranger (Bass boat) originally built in 2011. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

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 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:
Cash
Checks

Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Marrisa D.
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Half day trip with Captain Jimmy

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Crappie (AM) on September 8, 2021
The weather was unexpectedly bad which made for a tough day of fishing. The bite was difficult to say the least, but that did...
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Cameron N.
Grand Prairie, TX
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Jimmy is the MAN!!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Crappie (AM) on June 23, 2021
I booked a trip with Jimmy, for my dad and I to go fishing at Lake Fork for Father’s Day and it was worth every penny. Jimmy...
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Hunter C.
United States
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VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (AM) on October 16, 2021
Capt. Jimmy is a fantastic guide. Great equipment, very knowledgeable, and creates a friendly atmosphere. Put us on several...
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Brownfield, TX
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (AM) on June 11, 2021
Really liked this guide. He was very young, but knew this lake. He put me on fish, there were just 2 we took pictures of. But...
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Beverly W.
Fairview, TX
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (AM) on May 5, 2021
Captain Jimmy did not disappoint!  He was courteous, friendly and so patient with us.  He knew several good locations and...
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FAQs about JDR Fishing Adventures

JDR Fishing Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $300 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Crappie (PM) (5 hours)
  • $300 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Crappie (AM) (5 hours)
  • $300 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (AM) (5 hours)
  • $300 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Largemouth Bass (PM) (5 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $150 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with JDR Fishing Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with JDR Fishing Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

JDR Fishing Adventures offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

JDR Fishing Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with JDR Fishing Adventures include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Crappie