Captain
Kenneth Cates

Member since September 2018 Zavalla, United States
Background
"I have 28 years experience of working as a professional guide and professional tournament fishing on Lake Sam Rayburn. I provide professional fishing services from Bass fishing to Crappie fishing as well as fun, simple boating trips. My expertise an love of the lake is helping in tournament preparation and electronics training. I take my guests fishing out of a huge 2017 Nitro Z21 Bass Rig, fully loaded with modern Lowrance Electronics. Come and enjoy the beautiful Lake Sam Rayburn, rated the #1 Bass lake in the USA, alongside a friendly and experienced guide!" Good luck out there and happy fishing! Ken
Techniques
Proffional Tournament Fisherman , Proffessional Guide Services, Tournament preparation an Electronics education

Hey, I'm Captain Kenneth Cates

Zavalla, United States
Background
"I have 28 years experience of working as a professional guide and professional tournament fishing on Lake Sam Rayburn. I provide professional fishing services from Bass fishing to Crappie fishing as well as fun, simple boating trips. My expertise an love of the lake is helping in tournament preparation and electronics training. I take my guests fishing out of a huge 2017 Nitro Z21 Bass Rig, fully loaded with modern Lowrance Electronics. Come and enjoy the beautiful Lake Sam Rayburn, rated the #1 Bass lake in the USA, alongside a friendly and experienced guide!" Good luck out there and happy fishing! Ken
Techniques
Proffional Tournament Fisherman , Proffessional Guide Services, Tournament preparation an Electronics education

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Team Nitro Ken Pro Guide Services

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (10)
Zavalla
trips from $300

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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Tanya B. D.
Montgomery, TX
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   Special 8 hours trip for Tanya Blenden Devries on December 23, 2020
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Keith K.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  4.3
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Fishing with Kenneth

VERIFIED   Pontoon Crappie Trips on October 26, 2020
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Mike R.
Houston, TX
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8 hour trip with Capt. Ken

VERIFIED   8 Hr Trip – Pro Bass Fishing on April 25, 2020
Very well done. Ken had everything ready and it was a great trip.  He worked hard to put us on fish in rough conditions. Overall...
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Lee B.
Canyon Lake, Texas
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Captain Ken

VERIFIED   8 Hr Trip – Pro Bass Fishing on October 12, 2019
Outstanding guide and very knowledgeable and friendly. Had a GREAT time out in the water. Plan on doing it again next year!
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Vincent D.
Houston, TX
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Half day Crappie Trip w/ Captain

VERIFIED   4 Hr Trip – Pro Bass Fishing (AM) on August 31, 2019
We really enjoyed our trip with Capt. Ken. He put us on some quality fish. I highly recommended and will definitely be back.
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