Captain
Brad Bugica

Member since July 2017 Carnelian Bay, United States
Background
Captain Brad Bugica has been fishing since he was 8 years old. He became a California licensed guide in 1992 and has been guiding full time since 2006. Both challenging and rewarding, he has loved every minute of it. You can fish with him year-round in Lake Tahoe or in the Sacramento area from fall to late spring.

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Carnelian Bay, United States
Background
Captain Brad Bugica has been fishing since he was 8 years old. He became a California licensed guide in 1992 and has been guiding full time since 2006. Both challenging and rewarding, he has loved every minute of it. You can fish with him year-round in Lake Tahoe or in the Sacramento area from fall to late spring.
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Phillip M.
Fallon, NV
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Half day trip with Captain Brad

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Morning) on September 21, 2021
Our trip was amazing! Captain Brad knew exactly where to find the fish.  He was very helpful with the rods and lures. All...
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Adrienne R.
Reno, NV
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Early Morning) on August 1, 2021
This is the second time we’ve been out with Captain Brad and he did not disappoint!  He knows all of the best fishing spots...
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Jeff R.
Brownsville, TX
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Great time

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Early Morning) on July 25, 2021
Really enjoyed our trip Captain was a real nice guy very informative about the lake and the area. The fishing...
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Justin S.
Prole, IA
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Morning) on June 22, 2021
We had a blast with Captain Brad, he was a great guide and thorough. Explained how we will want to set the hook and reel our...
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Ben M.
Henderson, NV
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Captain Brad rocks

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Morning) on April 1, 2021
We had a blast. My family has a curse on catching fish but captain mike broke it. We were reeling in fish left and right. The...
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