Captain
Hollis Forrester

Member since October 2016 Sargent, United States
Background
Captain Hollis Forrester is a full time fishing guide in the Matagorda Bay Complex for the past 18 years. His knowledge of the complex can assure you a great time on the water catching trophy Trout and Redfish. He is an expert with artificial lures and if your not into lures he has access to get live shrimp which is a very popular way to get Reds and Specks plus Flounder. He loves to teach kids and new comers the tactics it takes with his years of knowledge. He has grown up fishing Matagorda Bay since he was 4 years old, so yes this is his back yard. His boat is a 25' Transport SVT with a 225 Yamaha with plenty of room for a comfortable ride. For an enjoyable trip give him a shout for an experience you'll not ever forget.
Techniques
Artificial Plastics, top waters , Gulp or Shrimp under a rattle cork or live shrimp under a rattle cork. many various techniques

Hey, I'm Captain Hollis Forrester

Sargent, United States
Background
Captain Hollis Forrester is a full time fishing guide in the Matagorda Bay Complex for the past 18 years. His knowledge of the complex can assure you a great time on the water catching trophy Trout and Redfish. He is an expert with artificial lures and if your not into lures he has access to get live shrimp which is a very popular way to get Reds and Specks plus Flounder. He loves to teach kids and new comers the tactics it takes with his years of knowledge. He has grown up fishing Matagorda Bay since he was 4 years old, so yes this is his back yard. His boat is a 25' Transport SVT with a 225 Yamaha with plenty of room for a comfortable ride. For an enjoyable trip give him a shout for an experience you'll not ever forget.
Techniques
Artificial Plastics, top waters , Gulp or Shrimp under a rattle cork or live shrimp under a rattle cork. many various techniques

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Capt Hollis Forrester Guide Service

7 reviews
Sargent
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trips from $300

Fishing Reports

Mucho Action 10-15-19

October 15, 2019

Yesterday i finally got a chance to take out my dad “Michael Forrester” this morning with his buddy Dan maze both out of Kerrville Tx . Welp it was another banner morning and we had a ball , the… Read Full Report →


Pre Thanksgiving Feast ! It’s great out

November 12, 2017

Thanksgiving will be here before too long, but we’ve already been having our feast out here on the bay and let me tell you it’s been fun. The fishing has been great both from the boat drifting or wading… Read Full Report →


The best 3 months are here and coming !

October 20, 2017

What can I say about the next 3 months that are here and are coming which are November and December ! It’s definately Trophy Trout, Flounder and Redfish time in the Matagorda Bay Complex . all the photos that… Read Full Report →


The Fishing Has Been Awesome All Month !

July 19, 2017

The youngsters got there lines stretched well this morning and I couldn't had asked for a better day for them with all the big Redfish they wanted by 9:00 am. There little arms were tired but they wouldn't stop… Read Full Report →


Consistent Daily Big Mama Trout

July 09, 2017

With the awesome summer we've been having, catching these big Trout in the 28"-30" mark have not been uncommon for my clients . Wading the flats or drifting the deeper water have both been producing well using plastics and… Read Full Report →


CCA Star Tournament is underway, awesome

May 25, 2017

We have been on solid solid Speckled Trout averaging 5-8 lb range every trip this week and this shall continue for us being that we have gotten out of the spring transition period on into the Summer Patterns .… Read Full Report →


East Matagorda Has Been Great

March 26, 2017

I guess I'll start off with this report on taking kids fishing. To our youth the great outdoors takes these kids away from an iPhone and all these electronic gadgets we have out there now days and brings them… Read Full Report →


Capt. Hollis Forrester

February 07, 2017

Now my February patterns have set in and the fish have been settling to a steady pattern we are loving it. Drifting and wading with Down South lures over scattered shell and mud in some deeper water with plenty… Read Full Report →

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5.00
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Will B.
United States
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Kid tournament with Captain Hollis

October 13, 2019
We went out with Captain Hollis and he was very accommodating for what we were doing and made the kids tournament fishing a...
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Connie J.
Alvin, Texas
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Full day trip

November 16, 2019
My trip was a great experience, very professional and Capt. Forrester was very knowledgeable of his profession.  Capt....
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Chris W.
Houston, Texas
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Half day trip with Capt Hollis

October 30, 2019
Hollis was top notch on my 2 visits with him, knew where to find the fish and that’s exactly what we did was catch fish and...
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Heather C.
Dickinson, Texas
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Memorial Day Reds!!!!

May 27, 2019
We did a half-day with Captain Hollis on Memorial Day & our very first catch of the day was a massive Red Fish. It was...
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Clinton M.
Houston, Texas
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Fishing with capt. Hollis

June 20, 2019
I have fished with hollis to many times to count threw the years .it is allways a blast.
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