Bob's Guide Service

Make the most of your time in Pottsboro and go fishing with Bob’s Guide Service. With Captain Bob at the helm, you’ll have a knowledgeable and experienced guide.

Local species include Striped Bass. On the day of your trip, you’re likely to use live bait or troll using heavy tackle.

Thinking of bringing the whole family? Kids are absolutely welcome! All life vest are provided Also, remember to bring snacks so that nobody gets cranky on an empty belly!

Capt. Bob has rods and reels for you, along with lures. Live bait is provided.

You
need to get a local fishing license before the trip. This information is usually available online, or you can ask the captain.
It’s recommended to bring sunscreen (non-spray), sunglasses, and bottled water. Alcohol is allowed in moderation but try to avoid hard liquor as well as glass bottles.

How often would you rather be fishing? Go on and turn that daydream into a reality, with Bob’s Guide Service.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    US $400
    Join Captain Bob on a 4–hour half-day trip.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Dana W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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So fun.

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 6, 2024
I took my grandkids first time. Mark was super knowledgeable and we caught lots of fish. Great memories!
Dana W. recommends Bob's Guide Service
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Adam G.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Spring Break Day with my sons

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 19, 2024
Planned a half day trip with my two sons - nice boat, nice people, caught fish, and enjoyed the company of my boys for 5 hours...
Adam G. recommends Bob's Guide Service
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David P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Striper versus Shad Throw-down

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 25, 2024
Striper were blowing up the Shad on Bob’s Guide Service boat!  Great day!  Caught limit with a couple 22” & 24” jumbos! ...
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Daryl P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 3, 2024
Captain Bob great; had fun time and caught a good amount of fish.
Daryl P. recommends Bob's Guide Service
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Carol N.
Sherman, Texas
Excellent
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Half day trip with Bob's Guide Service

Half Day Trip (AM) on February 13, 2024
Had the best time every fishing Lake Texoma.  Caught lots of fish and even had to throw some back.  Boat was fantastic, clean...
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FAQs about Bob's Guide Service

Bob's Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Bob's Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Bob's Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Bob's Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Bob's Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Bob's Guide Service include:
  • Bass (Striped)

Meet the Captain

Bob Childers
Pottsboro, Texas, United States
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14 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2024
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
Capt. Bob runs trips out of Pottsboro (Little Mineral Marina) aboard a 26 ft Sea Haus with over 40 years of navigating/fishing experience on lake Texoma. These waters are known for Striped Bass, and he will show you how to catch them. He has a trick or two up his sleeve, and the only way to catch fish is to join him out on the water! You'll be aboard a new first-class boat with all the latest electronics and fishing equipment. Fishing from one the safest boats on the lake. His motto is " If they hiten we ain't sittin". Bob also offers on site accommodations on 6 private acres, pool, hot tube, fire pits at additional cost.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass

Boat specs

Sea Haus (Sportfishing) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

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

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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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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