Ballard's Guide Service Rates

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7 Hr Day


Per person trip
on Pat Mayse

7 Hr Day


Per trip (1 or 2 person)
on Cypress or Bob Sandlin
and other area lakes



is required @ booking

Bass fishing is at it's best on Lake Fork in Feb. thru March. Bass fishing on Pat Mayse lake is at it's peak in March thru April , Bass fishing is at it's best on Cooper Lake in April thru May. The crappie fishing will be very good in April thru May on Pat Mayse Lake and Cooper Lake.


  • Texas resident or non-resident fishing license. For license by mail call the Texas Parks and wildlife at 1-800-895-4248, or you can purchase them at Brannan's Bass Shop on the way to the lake.
  • Sunglasses (polarized),
  • Camera
  • BALLARD'S GUIDE SERVICE furnishes all of your rod and reels and tackle but, you are welcome to bring a few of you favorite lures or rod and reels.
  • Individual, Group, & Corporate Trips
  • Instructional Trips
  • Beginners or Experienced Anglers
  • Children Welcome under 16 is free with Parent or Guardian
  • Sand Bass / Crappie trips available
  • Book early to insure the availability of the date of your choice
  • Artificial lures furnished at no additional cost
  • Gift Certificates available

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