Capt Hollis Forrester Guide Service
One of our top picks in Sargent. Capt. Hollis Forrester’s Guide Service is run by a very passionate fisherman - Captain Hollis, who had started fishing at an early age and was influenced by his father. Fishing is in his blood, as his Great Grandfather, Grandfather, and Father were all avid fishermen, and whose footsteps he had followed in becoming a licensed captain through the United States Coast Guard. Captain Hollis will happily teach you the art of wading and drifting, which he believes are great fishing techniques for catching great trophy fish.
You will fish aboard his 24 foot Tran Cat flats boat, which was built in 2015 and has a capacity for 6 guests. It is powered by a 225 HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots. The boat is equipped with all the necessary safety equipment including life jackets, and has a GPS a VHF radio, and an anchoring system. You will also find an icebox on board which will preserve the freshness of your catch until you return to the shore.
Capt. Hollis Forrester’s Guide Service will take you fishing in the Maragorda Bay Complex which consists of rich shallow waters rich with Redfish, Flounder and Speckled Trout, and a nursery for crabs, shrimp and finfish. You will be provided all the fishing gear including rods, reels, tackle, and artificial lures by Captain Hollis. You can also purchase live bait at an average cost of $20 for a quarter pound of live shrimp. You will have a livewell onboard to store your live baits.
Capt. Hollis Forrester’s Guide Service is run by a very passionate fisherman - Captain Hollis, who had started fishing at an early age and was influenced by his father. Fishing is in his blood, as his Great Grandfather, Grandfather, and Father
About this listing
Tran Cat (Flats boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.
30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Checks.
About the Captain
Member since October 2016
Went fishing on January 15, 2017
Captain Hollis and I were fishing for big trout. We were in search of that one big thump. Everything situation was ideal (water, wind, bottom surface and couple days after the full moon). We covered a lot of different areas with soft mud that hold these big trout. Unfortunately we were not able to get that one thump. Nonetheless I learned a lot that day fishing and I would recommend Captain Hollis to anyone. He is very knowledgeable in what he does and I will fish with him again.
Fished January 2017Fished January 15, 2017Jeff Dierschke recommends Capt Hollis Forrester Guide Service
Went fishing on January 1, 2017
Always a blast with Capt!
He is friendly and knowledgeable.
Even if you are not as experienced as some he takes the time to teach you what you need to know. An all around Great guy who will make your fishing experience one you will never forget!
Fished January 2017Fished January 1, 2017Ami Johnson recommends Capt Hollis Forrester Guide Service
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