Fatties Guide Co is located in Granbury and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Enjoy a half or full-day guided wade or float trip in some of North Texas’s most beautiful rivers and creeks. You will get a chance to catch over 10 species of fish all while surrounding yourself with some of
the best scenery this part of the state has to offer. Wade trips are also a great way for you to work on technique by receiving specific, one-on-one instruction from a professional fly fishing guide.

The majority of our guided Fly Fishing trips take place on 12 miles of private access on the Brazos or the Paluxy River near Granbury. Location will be determined by weather and scheduling. All fly rods and flies will be provided. Whether you are a seasoned angler or just trying it out for the first time, join Fatties Guide Co to experience some of the best fly fishing in Texas.

Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time.

You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Fatties Guide Co.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Wade
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $400
    Enjoy a half-day guided fly fishing experience in some of the most beautiful rivers in North Texas. You will get a chance to catch over 10 species of fish all while surrounding yourself with some of the best scenery this part of the state has to offer. Wade trips are also a great way for you to work on technique by receiving specific, one-on-one instruction from a professional fly fishing guide. The majority of our adventures take place on 12 miles of private access river on the Brazos or Paluxy River
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Crappie
    Crappie
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Carp
    Carp
    Freshwater Drum
    Freshwater Drum
    Bass (Spotted)
    Spotted Bass
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Float
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $500
    Enjoy a half day guided fly fishing experience in some of the most beautiful rivers in North Texas. You will get a chance to catch over 10 species of fish all while surrounding yourself with some of he best scenery this part of the state has to offer. Wade trips are also a great way for you to work on technique by receiving specific, one-on-one instruction from a professional fly fishing guide. The majority of our adventures take place on 12 miles of private access river on the Brazos or Paluxy River
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Crappie
    Crappie
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Carp
    Carp
    Sunfish
    Sunfish
    Garfish
    Garfish
    Freshwater Drum
    Freshwater Drum
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Bass (Spotted)
    Spotted Bass
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Wade
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    Enjoy a full-day guided fly fishing experience in some of the most beautiful rivers in North Texas. You'll get a chance to catch over 10 species of fish all while surrounding yourself with some of the best scenery this part of the state has to offer. Wade trips are also a great way for you to work on technique by receiving specific, one-on-one instruction from a professional fly fishing guide. The majority of our adventures take place on 12 miles of private access river on the Brazos or Paluxy River.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Crappie
    Crappie
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Carp
    Carp
    Sunfish
    Sunfish
    Garfish
    Garfish
    Freshwater Drum
    Freshwater Drum
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Bass (Spotted)
    Spotted Bass
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Float
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $700
    Enjoy a full-day guided fly fishing experience in some of the most beautiful rivers in North Texas. You'll get a chance to catch over 10 species of fish all while surrounding yourself with some of the best scenery this part of the state has to offer. Wade trips are also a great way for you to work on technique by receiving specific, one-on-one instruction from a professional fly fishing guide. The majority of our adventures take place on 12 miles of private access river on the Brazos or Paluxy River.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Crappie
    Crappie
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
    Catfish
    Catfish
    Carp
    Carp
    Sunfish
    Sunfish
    Garfish
    Garfish
    Freshwater Drum
    Freshwater Drum
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Hybrid Striped Bass
    Bass (Spotted)
    Spotted Bass
  • Private trip
    The Devils River – Fall
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Nov 15
    US $2,400
    Fatties Guide Co and its professional staff have been running this river for the last 13 years. You will not find more passionate and knowledgeable staff than on this 3-day, 4-night excursion through the northern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert. What to expect: - Breathtaking scenery - One-on-one fly fishing instruction - Incredible meals - Fellowship - Peace and quiet
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Bass (Smallmouth)
    Smallmouth Bass
  • Private trip
    The Devils River – Spring
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - May 15
    US $2,400
    Fatties Guide Co and its professional staff have been running this river for the last 13 years. You will not find a more passionate and knowledgeable staff on this 3-day, 4-night excursion through the northern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert. What to expect: - Breathtaking scenery - One-on-one fly fishing instruction - Incredible meals - Fellowship - Peace and quiet
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Bass (Smallmouth)
    Smallmouth Bass
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Half day with Ryan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Wade on June 17, 2023
We fished hard for gar, bass and carp. We had a lot of opportunities on gar but couldn’t get one in the net. Definitely...
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FAQs about Fatties Guide Co

Fatties Guide Co offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $200 per person - Half Day Trip – Wade (4 hours)
  • US $250 per person - Half Day Trip – Float (4 hours)
  • US $300 per person - Full Day Trip – Wade (8 hours)
  • US $350 per person - Full Day Trip – Float (8 hours)
  • US $2,400 per day per group - The Devils River – Fall (4 days)
  • US $2,400 per day per group - The Devils River – Spring (4 days)

Trips booked with Fatties Guide Co include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures

Fatties Guide Co offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Fatties Guide Co offers the following fishing technique:
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fatties Guide Co include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Spotted)
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Carp
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Freshwater Drum
  • Garfish
  • Hybrid Striped Bass
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Sunfish

Meet the Charter Operator

Fatties Guide Co
Granbury, Texas, United States
2 Fishing Reports
1 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2022
Ben Tabor, Mitchell Kemp, and Ryan Clarke run trips out of Granbury near Dallas/Fort Worth, Tx. These waters are known for Striper, White Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Catfish, Sunfish, and Carp. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy a guided fly fishing experience in some of the most beautiful rivers in North Texas. Fatties also offers 6 trips down the Devils River annually.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Spotted) Spotted Bass
Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Carp Carp

Boat specs

Length
14 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Fly Fishing

Amenities

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.