Calaveras Lake

7 Fishing Charters

Calaveras Lake Fishing Charters

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Calaveras Lake: 7 fishing charters available

Scale Chaser Fishing Guide

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $260

South Texas Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(72 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $260

Bones Fishing Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(93 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $260

San Antonio Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(68 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $240

Off The Hook Fishing Trips

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(77 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $250

Fishtrips

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(43 reviews)
San Antonio
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $280

Twisted Arrow Bowfishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(6 reviews)
San Antonio
trips from $450

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Calaveras Lake

The average price for a private 4 hour Calaveras Lake fishing trip is $273, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $622 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

According to customer reviews, Scale Chaser Fishing Guide, South Texas Fishing Charters, and Bones Fishing Guide Service are some of the most popular fishing charters in Calaveras Lake. Full list of top fishing charters in Calaveras Lake.

Scale Chaser Fishing Guide, South Texas Fishing Charters, and Bones Fishing Guide Service all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Calaveras Lake.

The most popular fish species you can target are Redfish, Catfish, and Hybrid Striped Bass. Top fishing techniques include light tackle, trolling, and bottom fishing. Lake fishing, river fishing, and inshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

What started as a power plant cooling pond 50 years ago quickly became a great fishing destination. Calaveras Lake is just a 30-minute drive from the center of San Antonio and a great city break spot. Here you’ll find hiking trails, water sports, and trophy-sized fish. With a year-round season to take advantage of, Calaveras Lake fishing guides are always at your service, ready to start their next trip with you. 
 
Freshwater Redfish? You bet! To anglers’ delight, this fish adapted to its new home and thrives in Calaveras Lake. The best time to catch them is from March–late August. The lake has great stocks of Largemouth and Spotted Bass, which peak from March–May. This is also the best time to go after Hybrid Striped Bass, although they are present in high numbers from January. If you’re up for some heavy-pounders, target Catfish year round.
 
Local fishing guides offer both morning and afternoon trips, so you can choose what feels best for you. Half day trips are more popular but you can also take an eight-hour adventure if you want to spend a whole day on the water. If you’re coming in May, be sure to book your spot in time – this is the busiest month of the year and charters sell out in advance. If the fishing action is better on Braunig Lake just 3 miles away, your guide may take you there instead. 
 
Take your pick of Calaveras Lake fishing guides for a relaxing day on the water!
 

Rules & Regulations

Every angler 17 and older needs to purchase a Texas freshwater license. For most fish species, there’s a general state-wide bag limit. The only exception is Redfish (three fish max) for conservation purposes.

Calaveras Lake
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Based on 24785 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January
Start the year by targeting huge Redfish! The record on Lake Calaveras is 30 pounds. Can you beat that?
 
February
Whether you jig or spin, you’ll have a great time targeting Catfish and Redfish in February. The lake isn’t crowded this time of year, so enjoy the low fishing pressure. 
 
March
Target Largemouth Bass in shallow water in March. The Redfish bite is as good as always, and you’ll also notice a lot more Hybrid Bass.
 
April
April is probably the best time of year to go after Channel Catfish, White Bass, and Largemouth Bass.
 
May
May is by far the most popular time to fish at Calaveras Lake. It’s peak season for most fish species, so just take a full day trip and target everything!
 
June
Time for a delicious catch! Go after Sunfish and Crappie and treat yourself to a tasty lunch after the trip.
 
July
July is one of the best months to go after Bass. You can catch Hybrid, Spotted, and Striped Bass. 
 
August
Redfish and Sunfish dominate the lake in August. You can go trolling, jigging, or popping and see what works best.
 
September
Besides Redfish and Sunfish, there’s a pretty good number of Largemouth Bass. They usually stick to shallow water. 
 
October
In October, the fishing action starts to slow down but you can still have a good time targeting Redfish and Largemouth Bass. 
 
November
Going after Redfish is always a good idea on Lake Calaveras. Cast near the dam or fishing piers for Largemouth Bass.
 
December
At the end of the year, Catfish numbers increase, so it’s a great time for bottom fishing. Redfish are always great targets here. 
 

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Use one of the Charters and fish/catch your dinner on our power station cooling lakes. The cost is about the same as a trip to the coast to fish but here you can catch and for kids that is great.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Use one of the Charters and fish/catch your dinner on our power station cooling lakes. The cost is about the same as a trip to the coast to fish but here you can catch and for kids that is great.
Gary  B.
Gary B. San Antonio, TX

Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Did a great job was amazing with my four year old daughter made her laugh overall outstanding experience very professional
Travis  L.
Travis L. San Antonio, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Family of four including two teens who have never fished. Lowrance provided everything and we were catching fish in no time.
Sherry  K.
Sherry K. Houston, Texas
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(93 reviews)
We slayed them ! Four anglers limited out , and released a number of short ones . He is very patient with kids . My grandkids want to do it again ! Boat is clean , and equipment excellent . I recommend him without hesitation !!!
Howard  S.
Howard S. Seguin, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Lawrence was an outstanding captain and had us on fish within 10 minutes of hitting the water. He was very kind and full of knowledge. I will definitely be using him again in the near future
Justin  M.
Justin M. Bulverde, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Lawrence was an awesome guide and was more than accommodating for our group! It was my sons first time on a boat and he was patient and welcoming. Definitely recommended as he does everything to put you on the fish.
Summer  G.
Summer G. Houston, Texas
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Overall was great. Started out slow but picked up at the end. Captain Lawrence went out of his way to make sure we were on some fish. I would recommend south Texas fishing charters to anyone. Thanks again!
Anthony  S.
Anthony S. San Antonio, TX
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
I wanted to take my 11 year old grandson fishing and our trip was a complete success. Cap. Flores was very knowledgeable and took us right to the fish. I recommend Cap Flores to everyone and plan to go again soon.
DENNIS  M.
DENNIS M. San Antonio, Texas
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Captain Jesse is professional and knows what he is doing! We caught huge Redfish and had a great time! Definitely book with him! We bagged out too!
Liz  A.
Liz A. United States
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
First time grandkids fished. Captain was great with the kids. We caught about 10 really nice reds the day we went. We will go again when we are in the area.
Andrew  G.
Andrew G. Houston, TX
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Jesse was very energetic positive and worked very hard to put us on numbers of quality redfish. He encouraged questions as he taught us how to excel at this new style of fishing. A truly great time.
Stephen  C.  R.
Stephen C. R. San Antonio, Texas
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Scale Chaser Fishing Guide
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Captain Jesse was friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and put us on some nice redfish. He went above and beyond to make sure our trip was a success. I’d highly recommend booking a trip with Captain Jesse.
Jordan  P.
Jordan P. San Antonio, TX
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(93 reviews)
Myself and my family had never been red fishing and bones got us into them for the entire 4 hour trip. Excellent experience!
Brady  L.
Brady L. San Antonio, TX
Off The Hook Fishing Trips
Off The Hook Fishing Trips
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(77 reviews)
Had good trip. You can't go wrong with the OFF THE HOOK boat and real good captain.
Leigh  S.
Leigh S. Athens, OH
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(93 reviews)
We had an amazing time with Bones fishing, we were on fish the whole time catching several double hookups and even a triple hookup. Most of the fish were in the 20 to 26 inch range and we even caught a 32 inch red. Bones was amazing , great conversation, and once he told us what we needed to do he let us catch the fish just giving advice to keep us from losing the fish. I highly recommend booking time on the lake with Bones fishing charter.
James  F.
James F. Edgewood, NM
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
The fish bit for a while and then stopped like someone had turned off the lights. The captain was persistent and searched from one end to the other. He was able to locate the fish again. We tagged out but only because our captain went above and beyond. Other boats were having extremely bad luck.
Glenn  W.
Glenn W. Converse, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
This trip is worth it. Good family fun! The boat has a good amount of shade to stay cool in the Texas heat. Captain Lawrence is very knowledgeable and put us on the fish in no time. Highly recommend for anyone in search of a easy trip for reds near San Antonio. Time to eat!
Caleb  W.
Caleb W. Houston, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Great fishing experience with Captain Lawrence. We caught several fish that we even had to release some but most importantly was the opportunity to teach my boys how to fish. Hats down to Captain Lawrence for an all round experience, he accommodated my 6 year old son's interest in driving by allowing him to steer the boat😆!. I would recommend him for a great fishing experience.
Fraancis  K.
Fraancis K. Round Rock, TX
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Bones Fishing Guide Service
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(93 reviews)
Had a awesome time with Bones Charters. Very knowledgeable about where to go and Very skilled and equipped. Very patient and friendly. Fully recommend and looking forward to returning.
John  D.
John D. Lacey, WA
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
This is the best company. Best price, largest fish, guide worked hard to get us our maximum fish
Helen  G.
Helen G. San Antonio, TX
South Texas Fishing Charters
South Texas Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in San Antonio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(72 reviews)
Beautiful fishing experience. Captain Lowrance knows how to fish and catch the big ones! We maxed out our catch. We highly recommend Captain Lowrance! Go fishing with him, you will not regret it!
Deloris  C.
Deloris C. San Antonio, Texas