Bradley’s Guide Service

Bradley’s Guide Service operates out of Walden Marina on the beautiful Lake Conroe, Texas. Captain Bradley is an experienced guide who has been fishing Lake Conroe for over 30 years and will take you straight to the best fishing spots this vast lake offers.

Lake Conroe is conveniently located just north of Houston, Texas and is surrounded by beautiful homes and lush forests. You will find the 21,000 acre lake offers not just beautiful scenery, but great fishing too. It has a healthy population of Catfish and Crappie, as well as some monster Blue Catfish and Hybrid Bass.

Captain Bradley will take you fishing on his 21 foot pontoon boat that is powered by a 90 HP Force engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots. The boat is equipped with all the safety equipment and electronics you may need on a fishing trip, as well as a wireless trolling motor that will allow you to move along the shallower waters quietly and without spooking the fish.

Bradley’s Guide Service provides full and half-day trips, as well as multi-day and multi-boat trips. With many timeshares and resorts on the lake, it is a great way to experience the lake with someone who knows it best.  All equipment will be provided and the weather is always on your side as it allows for good fishing year round. The winter time is actually the best for catching lots of fish, especially the monster Blue Catfish that have become the new craze. Bradley alone has been featured on Houston news stations 3 times for his record breaking catches on Lake Conroe. Bradley’s Guide Service is a veteran owned and operated business.



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  • Private trip
    Ful Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    On the full day trip, you will spend the entire 10 hours dong exactly what you like. You can do full on fishing for Crappie and Catfish, or mix it up with swimming or a tour of the island on the lake. You can also visit one of the many restaurants where you can eat the most delicious and fresh food you've tasted in your life. Captain Bradley is flexible, so just let him know what you want to do.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will see you fishing on the lake for 5 hours catching Catfish, monster Blue Catfish, Crappie, and other species. Captain Bradley will supply everything except snacks, weather gear, and cooler to haul fish home.

About the Captain

Bradley Doyle
Lake Conroe, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2016
I became a professional fisherman after the oilfield crash. It was to be a retirement plan, but it got accelerated a bit. As a single father of 3 children, I devised a way to support my family in an industry that I love and in which I excel. Thus, Bradley’s Guide Service was put on the map.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Catfish
Crappie

Boat Specs

Parti Kraft (Pontoon) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 150HP Force engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
4.62
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Captain Bradley is the BEST!!
Captain Bradley is the BEST!!
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Angler Rating
5
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Brett B.
Katy, TX
 5.00
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Captain Bradley is the BEST!!

VERIFIED   July 26, 2018
We had a great fishing trip thanks to Captain Bradley!!! His knowledge of the lake really maximized our time and experience...
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Patrick L. G.
Richmond, TX
 5.00
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Half day

VERIFIED   March 10, 2019
Caught fish great Capitan
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Tiffany B.
Conroe, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 18, 2018
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Chris C.
Humble, TX
 4.00
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Half Day with Captain Bradley

VERIFIED   October 9, 2018
We had a very good experience with Captain Bradley. The weather was not perfect but with his knowledge of the lake he put us...
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Chad W.
Tomball, TX
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   June 13, 2018
Fished 8-12. Caught a lot of catfish. Bradely was a great guide and new how to find the fish. Definitely recommend a trip with...
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