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
Bass fish, modern proffessional

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
Bass fish, modern proffessional

My Charter Listing

Team Nitro Ken Pro Guide Services

6 reviews
Zavalla
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trips from $300

Fishing Reports

Summer Repot, August 2019

August 16, 2019

Top water frogs are Hot !! Off the chart action, bug fish ! Yes its hit out there, but were starting at 6 am sharp, doing a 6 hour trip till 12, down priced to 300, getting off the… Read Full Report →


Sprig Bass Report on Lake Sam Rayburn

April 19, 2019

Well the flooding finaly receded on the Big Sam and all is well again. Fishing is back to normal as the lake level and this Spring is Hot !! Bass are very good on C-Riged Lizards an Lipless Rattling… Read Full Report →


Traps are Hot !! 7 bls.

December 05, 2018

Water temps have droped, bass are hard on traps an crank baits, 18 Sunday most at 2.5 to 3 bls. all on Sexy Shad half oz traps. Fish at 2 to 3 bls good up in bushes at 3… Read Full Report →


Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report

October 15, 2018

Well Fall finally made it guys, cool air has arrived !! An along with wonderful cool air comes that splended joyest exciting top water bit ! Fish are very good to 5 an 6 lbs on Frogs, with some… Read Full Report →


Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report 09/01/20

September 01, 2018

Bass extremely good at 6 to 10 ft of water and again at 17 to 29 ft, both and most good fish are hard on TX rig 10 inc worms. Blue flake early then reds after 830 am Top… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Lee B.
Canyon Lake, Texas
 5.00
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Captain Ken

VERIFIED   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
 5.00
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Half day Crappie Trip w/ Captain

VERIFIED   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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Mike W.
Baton Rouge, LA
 5.00
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   October 21, 2019
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James B.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Ken

VERIFIED   May 14, 2019
We caught a total of 7 largemouth bass in.less than 4 hours.  It was also a perfect fishing day of sunshine and no wind.
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Von M.
League City, TX
 5.00
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Full Day Trip with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   July 26, 2019
Great knowledge of Sam Rayburn Lake. He put us on fish even though tough conditions.
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