T.C. Fishing Guide Service

Be at one with nature in the peaceful surroundings of Lake Belton. T.C. Fishing Guide Service offers excellent fishing opportunities in central Texas, specializing in catching Hybrid Striper and White Bass. Your trip will be led by Captain Tommy Cochran, a highly knowledgeable local angler who loves nothing more than teaching his tried and true techniques for catching these fish.

Take a trip with Tommy, and you will be fishing from a very spacious 22’ Blue Wave center console, giving you unrestricted views of the lake and plenty of space to fish and maneuver. Fitted with a 150 HP Evinrude E-Tec engine, as well as an anchoring system and an icebox, this boat is set up to provide you a smooth fishing experience, and has been specifically designed to fish these waters.

Fishing for Hybrid Striped Bass and White Bass in Lake Belton is an unforgettable experience, and all the equipment and lures you need for a productive and enjoyable trip are provided. Capt. Tommy will be at hand to help you troll, jig, or spin as you attempt to reel ‘em in.

This picturesque lake is located near Fort Hood and is easily accessible from Austin. Lodging is available in the nearby cities of Belton and Temple.

The peak fishing season is mid-February through May, although fishing can be very good year-round. Whatever the season, you’ll be in for a treat, with Capt. Tommy committed to looking after you and providing you with a great time.

T.C. Fishing Guide Service invites you to give Tommy a call – let’s go fishing!



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  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 2 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $325
    Using artificial bait, you'll spend most of your day fishing for Bass. Perfect your spinning, jigging, or trolling to catch your fish, which your captain will clean and prepare for you to take home.
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FAQs about T.C. Fishing Guide Service

T.C. Fishing Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $325 per group, additional US $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)

When you book a trip with T.C. Fishing Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with T.C. Fishing Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

T.C. Fishing Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Belton)

T.C. Fishing Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with T.C. Fishing Guide Service include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bass (White)

Meet the Captain

Tommy Cochran
Belton, Texas, United States
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83 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2016
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Captain Tommy Cochran is a native of Belton, Texas. Ever since he was a young child, he has spent as much time as possible fishing the waters of Belton Lake and the surrounding areas. Passionate about fishing for Hybrid Striper and White Bass, he specializes in using artificial baits. Tommy can think of nothing he'd like to do more than pass on his fine-tuned fishing techniques to other people and play a part in making memories that will last a lifetime.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bass (White) White Bass

Boat specs

Blue Wave (Center console) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Belton

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
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Fun times

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 16, 2024
we spent a very enjoyable morning with tommy. my son, two grandchildren and myself. he is a top notch guide, combining a lifetime...
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Captain Tommy is outstanding

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on February 21, 2024
We had two adults and three kids ages 10 and under. Everything that Captain Tommy could control was perfect. He was punctual,...
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Fantastic guide

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 12, 2024
Captain Tommy is a fantastic guide. We’ve fished with him a few times, and always have a great time. He’s the consummate...
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Joel D.
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1/2 day trip with Captain Tommy

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on May 9, 2023
My two sons and myself, booked the trip was Captain Tommy on Lake Belton. We had a great trip, caught some white bass, drum,...
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Richard M.
Belton, TX
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Half day morning trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on May 20, 2023
Had a great time on the trip.  Even though the weather slowed down the fish, the captain found a way to find the fish.  He...
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