Head out and explore Lake Tawakoni’s beautiful waters aboard “Redneck Fishin Tours”! You’ll cast your rods in the Catfish capital of Texas with Captain Gary Williams. He’s a local pro who can’t wait to show you the angling opportunities on offer in the area.

Cast off of a spacious 26’ Bennington boat, powered by a single 130 HP Honda engine. This wheelchair accessible vessel can comfortably accommodate up to 8 anglers. You’ll make good use of her GPS and Fish Finder technology to keep you on top of your targets.

As you may have already guessed, you’ll primarily be targeting Catfish on Capt. Gary’s trips. Hooking these creatures is his specialty and he’s been putting his friends and guests on the delicious fish for decades. Get ready to go home with full coolers!

Everything you need for a successful day of casting, including rods, reels, tackle, is provided. Capt. Gary also brings along live bait to entice your target’s bite. Any fish you choose to keep, he’s happy to clean and fillet for you to take home at the end of the day.

Feel bring to bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy and store them in the onboard cooler. Most importantly, don’t forget to pick up a fishing license before heading out.

Get ready to have a memorable day on the water with Redneck Fishing Tours!



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  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $300
    Spend 6-hours on Lake Tawakoni's waters, also known as the Catfish capital of Texas! Capt. Gary's speciality is hooking into these delicious fish and you're sure to go home with full coolers. He'll provide all of the gear you need and clean and fillet your catch at the end of the day. Bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and don't forget to pick up a fishing license before heading out.
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About the Captain

Gary Williams
West Tawakoni, Texas, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
59 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since December 2016
Captain Gary Williams is the owner and the operator of Redneck Fishin Tours and he's been guiding for over 30 years. He specializes in catching Catfish and knows all the best spots to find these delicious fish. The best part about his job is taking his guests out on the water and putting them on fish, as well as sharing his vast knowledge with them!

About this listing

Targeted species

Catfish Catfish

Boat specs

BENNINGTON (Pontoon) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 130HP HONDA engine.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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
Disabled Accessible

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 59 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (99)
Half day fishing trip
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Gary with Tom Moore and Grandson, Larson Jessup
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Tim T.
Saginaw, TX
Excellent
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6 hour Trip Captain Gary

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on May 21, 2022
Man oh man! What a trip, what a day. Captain put us on fish even in some less than optimal weather.  As soon as we stopped...
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Martin S.
McKinney, TX
Excellent
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Half-Day Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on April 17, 2022
Gary worked hard to put us on fish - he baited, he chummed, we tried a number of spots, and even tried for different species. ...
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Tom M.
Texarkana, TX
Excellent
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Six hours on Tawakoni with Gary

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on June 10, 2022
It was a great trip. A front moved in on us but after a couple of hours the catfish settled down and we started hauling them...
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Joshua C.
Rockwall, Texas
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great Day Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on May 10, 2022
We had a great day trip with Gary, he had an issue with his boat originally but was able to make it happen. If you want to...
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David B.
Arlington, TX
Excellent
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Half day fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on June 18, 2022
Very nice time with Captain Gary, very knowledgeable and loves to teach to help you catch more fish.  Highly recommend for...
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FAQs about Redneck Fishin Tours

Redneck Fishin Tours offers the following trip to customers:
  • $300 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Redneck Fishin Tours, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Redneck Fishin Tours include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Redneck Fishin Tours offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Redneck Fishin Tours offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Redneck Fishin Tours include:
  • Catfish