John Young

Meet Guide John Young

Meet Expert Lake Buchanan Fishing Guide John Young

Captain John is renowned for his expertise, passion, and unwavering dedication to the sport. Join us as we delve into the life and adventures of Captain John Young, a master angler whose love for fishing knows no bounds.

About The Guide:

Captain John Young is one of the most respected captains on Lake Buchanan and the surrounding Highland Lakes. Capt. John is a full-time guide with almost 30 years of guiding experience. He holds a Master's License from the U.S.C.G. with professional experience operating fishing vessels up to 92’ in length. To describe his passion for fishing as obsessed, would be an understatement. From the Tongue of the Ocean to the lake he calls home, there isn’t a fish who has not heard him yell his two favorite words, “Fish On”.

Boat Details:

Step aboard his meticulously crafted 28-foot center console boat, meticulously crafted by Polor in 2006. This vessel is engineered for both speed and comfort, accommodating up to six passengers comfortably, making it perfect for group outings. With a powerful Honda engine model propelling us, our boat reaches an impressive maximum cruising speed of 45 knots, ensuring swift and efficient travel across the water.

Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice enthusiast, our guided fishing trips on Lake Buchanan promise excitement and thrills. Don't miss out on the chance to reel in your biggest catch yet! Reserve your spot now and let's make memories that last a lifetime.

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Expertise & Attributes

30 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

- Rods, reels & tackle 

- Lures

- Keep Catch

- Catch cleaning & filleting

- Live Bait

What To Bring: 

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses 

- Wear weather-appropriate clothing 

- Food and drinks 

- Fishing License 

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  

GUEST CANCELLATION: Free cancellation up to 3 days before the trip. You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.