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Austin Fishing Charters

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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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trips from $500
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(55 reviews)
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trips from $225
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Excellent
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(23 reviews)
Austin
trips from $400
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(36 reviews)
Austin
trips from $385
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Austin

According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Austin, Texas are: Full list of top fishing charters in Austin

The average price for a private 4 hour Austin fishing trip is $414, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $542 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Austin that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Austin are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Austin are:

The top type of fishing in Austin is:

Many fishing charters in Austin provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Austin are:

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Austin are:
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $225
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $427
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $362
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $472
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $585
  • 12-hour fishing trips – $700

he capital of Texas boasts excellent freshwater fisheries and even better guides. Local Austin fishing charter operators grew up conquering the Colorado River, its reservoirs, and nearby lakes. They specialize in knowing these waters, the fish, and hotspots like the back of their hands. So, team up with one of many licensed guides from the area and experience what Austin has to offer.

Speaking of the offer, Austin doesn't lack any renowned species. The most commonly caught fish are Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped and Hybrid Bass, Blue, Channel, and Flathead Catfish, and Crappie. It's not uncommon to cross paths with Longnose and Spotted Gar either. But make no mistake, Largemouth Bass are the catch around here.

Angling is a year-round activity in Austin. Some seasons, however, are more productive than others. Spring and fall are undoubtedly the most prolific times of the year to go after trophy catches. Austin has more than 300 days of sunshine, so the weather is rarely an issue unless it's too hot. So, if you want to fish during summer, try casting at dawn or dusk to avoid the heat.

You'll have plenty of fishing locations at your disposal. You can explore the reservoirs in the very center of the city, such as Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake, or wet your line in nearby Lake Travis or Lake Bastrop. Based on your preferences, you can book anything from a 3-hour trip to an extended 12-hour adventure. But one thing is certain – Austin fishing charters will show you what angling here is all about!

 

Rules & Regulations

Before you hop on a boat and head to where the fish abide, you'll have to buy a valid fishing license. Along with the license, you'll need to obtain an endorsement, too. Once you take care of the permits, you’ll also need to pay attention to size and bag limits. Not everything you catch is up for grabs. Make sure you're familiar with the latest rules and regulations surrounding your hunt.

 

Austin
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Based on 25592 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

Something you might not know is that there’s a statue of Stevie Ray Vaughan on Lady Bird Lake. Believe it or not, the statue is one of the more popular places for fishing, especially in winter.

February

Fishing Austin in February is decent as long as you’re able to go into deeper waters on a boat or kayak. Bank fishing simply will not do, whatever you might be after.

March

Expect much better fishing conditions when the winter finally breaks. March can get pretty windy, but that shouldn’t get in the way of good fishing around here!

April

The spring fishing season is heating up in Austin and there’s hardly a better time to catch your fair share of Bass. Get ready to see the full potential of fishing with a Texas rig.

May

Pretty much any lake on the Colorado River will have you hooking up dozens of Bass on a good day. The bite slows down when the sun is high, but you can still get plenty of work done even then.

June

Early June is a great time to be targeting schooling White Bass near creek mouths. If you see birds going crazy over bait fish, get ready for some intense angling!

July

As summer starts getting more and more intense, getting a consistent Bass bite becomes harder by the week. This is one of those times when experienced guides are worth their weight in gold.

August

With the water temperatures in the upper-eighties, you can expect Bass to run as deep as they can. This means fishing from the banks is usually a bad idea.

September

Night fishing is a popular way to catch fish in the first half of September. As summer’s chokehold starts to recede, you’ll have an easier time of fishing the local lakes.

October

Austin in fall is home to top-notch Bass action. October tends to be an especially good time for schools of Bass to come closer to the surface.

November

The first half of November usually has Bass schooling in shallow waters, so stock up on some fast-moving artificials. During the second half of the month, you should make the switch to jigging spoons.

December

Night fishing near lighted docks is something worth considering this time of year because the results might surprise you! As long as you don’t mind the cold, that is.

Austin Fishing Calendar

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Make sure the weather is consistent for at least two weeks to your fishing date.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure the weather is consistent for at least two weeks to your fishing date.
Denise  R.
Denise R. United States
As you'd expect, it's quite hot in the summer. But we had a great time and the heat didn't really bother us.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
As you'd expect, it's quite hot in the summer. But we had a great time and the heat didn't really bother us.
Holland  T.
Holland T. Austin, TX
Be sure to hire a guide who knows the area. It makes it more pleasurable and rewarding
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to hire a guide who knows the area. It makes it more pleasurable and rewarding
Tim  P.
Tim P. Leander, TX

Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
Captain Ray was amazing! His communication from the very beginning was thorough and precise. He was extremely flexible. He told us everything we needed to know about bass fishing. He was very patient and understanding. He was very knowledgeable about the fishing in the area as well as just a great person to be around.
Jonathan  M.
Jonathan M. Austin, Texas
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Another great day on the water with Captain Hunter. Caught fish left and right. Excellent A+
Bryce  E.
Bryce E. Rollingwood, TX
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Awesome. But I’m sure hunter is told that a lot. Your web site needs work.
Daniel  B.
Daniel B. Leander, Texas
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We had an awesome morning fishing with Hunter! A very knowledgeable and genuine guy. My girlfriend was inexperienced, but she was excited and surprised to catch a whole bunch of fish. Hunter has an awesome technique - very innovative and effective. Thanks Hunter for answering all of our questions, helping us learn, and giving us such a fun trip! Definitely a highlight of our Austin visit!
Brendan  D.
Brendan D. Greenwich, CT
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
The weather was perfect for a long overdue outing. Our captain was extremely knowledgeable and patient (lol)! We definitely plan to book another (unhooked :-)) fishing trip experience in the future.
Cel  T.
Cel T. Austin, Texas
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
My wife and I went with Randal for our first Texas trip. It was great. We learned about the lake and caught Bass. He is a great captain. Very patient and low key. We really enjoyed our morning charter.
Lawrence  K.
Lawrence K. Austin, TX
McConnell Outdoor Adventures
McConnell Outdoor Adventures
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(5 reviews)
My husband and I went fishing on Lake Austin with Kevin and a friend of ours, Michael, who lives in America. We had a wonderful morning and I can not recommend Kevin more highly. He is a professional, safe and very well informed guide who has excellent quality equipment and local knowledge. We will come back to fish with Kevin again it was that good and oh yes, we caught lots of fish.
Penny  S.
Penny S. Austin, Texas
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(27 reviews)
We couldn’t have asked for a better trip. Captain Matthew was very patient and he provided us with all the gear and guidance that made for an amazing experience. We will be booking another trip with him.
Peter  A.
Peter A. Plano, TX
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(27 reviews)
Captain Matthew was very knowledgeable about Lake Travis and he was a supreme fisherman. His instructions to my granddaughters was point on and they sucked up everything he taught them. They casted the best ever and reeled in fish like pros. He even stopped fishing and allowed them to swim, which was a joy to watch. Would definitely recommend Capt Matthew if t you are looking to book a trip on Lake Travis.
Robert  B.
Robert B. Frisco, TX
Bassquatch Fishing
Bassquatch Fishing
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(36 reviews)
I had a great time bass fishing and learned serval pointers about fishing for largemouth bass. Also, we caught serval nice largemouth bass.
Bert  S.
Bert S. Converse, TX
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(27 reviews)
Although we couldn’t catch that many fish, we had an amazing time on the water. It was fun and we appreciated how well Matthew helped us enjoy our experience. Thank you!
Amy  P.
Amy P. Midland, TX
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
The Captain was a super nice person to me and my wife, made us comfortable during the whole trip. Tried every nook of water to put us onto the basses, and it played out well. My wife and I were able to catch our first basses and two gualupes ones too, our central Texas largies!
Victor  F.
Victor F. Rio De Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(27 reviews)
We took our family, 2 boys 6 and 8. The captain was great! He showed the boys and my husband how to cast and gave a ton of great tips for fishing in Lake Travis. We went during the heat of the day so the fish were not biting a ton but we were still able to catch a few fish. We went around to many spots and our two boys were even able to jump in for a bit of swimming throughout our time. I really recommend this trip!
Cassandra  B.
Cassandra B. VLG O THE HLS, TX
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Redemptional Fishing And Outdoors
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(27 reviews)
Captain Matthew was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. He taught my husband and sons all the techniques required to have a successful freshwater fishing trip. They had a wonderful time and will definitely request their next fishing trip with him again.
Jedidah  B.
Jedidah B. Houston, TX
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Central Texas Fishing Guide, LLC
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(55 reviews)
Very hot weather made the fishing more challenging- our guide, Randall was great - he found fish for us to catch. The record temperature was the only thing bad on this trip.
Sonia  W.
Sonia W. Eugene, OR
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
All I gotta say is if you’re looking for a good time/ full cooler. Captain Hunter is the guy. A young man with the experience of an old timer. From the beginning to the end captain Hunter had us hooked up . Put my lady on the biggest fish of her life/ Hybrid. Definitely recommend. Definitely would book again.
Christian  M.
Christian M. Cypress, TX
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We are an adult family of four inexperienced fisherman. Never in our combined fishing experience have we had so much fun and caught so many fish. The 40 fish displayed don’t include the 40 we threw back! The boat is brand new and has the latest equipment. Hunter our captain is knowledgable and completely hands on. We had a terrific experience. Don’t look any further.
Debra  B.
Debra B. Sea Cliff, NY
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We caught so many fish, they had to cancel all tournaments for a year to restock! Definitely recommend this guy! 1st class all the way! Kevin
Kevin  L.
Kevin L. Spring, TX
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Couldn’t have imagined a better fishing day and better guide. Would definitely recommend
Travis  E.
Travis E. Snowmass Village, CO
ATX Bass Guide
ATX Bass Guide
Fishing charter in Austin
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We had the best fishing experience ever with Captain Hunter! He was very knowledgeable and he knew all the right spots to maximize the amount of fish we caught. If you’re goal is to catch fish then we highly recommend him. He’s an expert fisherman and was a perfect host!
Lauren  M.
Lauren M. United States

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