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Day one fishing with Dale, Chris, and Waldo. ... See MoreSee Less

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What kinda speed were you able to make in the 3’ seas today in that twin vee?

Day 2 fishing with, Dale ,Chris, and Waldo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Good work Capt Steve Barnes

Finally got out after the storms. Strange day, lots of sharks in bait balls but they were hard to catch, seems like they only wanted the tiny minnows in the bait balls, only caught one big blacktip . Bite got good for a little bit and we caught snapper,kings , one Dorado, and a giant stingrays. ... See MoreSee Less

Finally got out after the storms. Strange day, lots of sharks in bait balls but they were hard to catch, seems like they only wanted the tiny minnows in the bait balls, only caught one big blacktip . Bite got good for a little bit and we caught snapper,kings , one Dorado, and a giant stingrays.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Captain, that looks like a mighty fine day of fishing.

Snapper is good eatin!

Any of the snapper have tags?

And were waiting.

Still no tarpon today but lots of nearshore action. Kings, ling,bonita, barracuda,and lots of sharks. Big sharks !!! Tough to get pics fishing alone but I have a crew tomorrow so should have some pics tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

Didn't find any Tarpon today. Caught this bull red and could have caught a bunch of big blacktip sharks by some shrimp boats but I didn't want any part of that. Boat ran good. ... See MoreSee Less

Didnt find any Tarpon today.  Caught this bull red and could have caught a bunch of big blacktip sharks by some shrimp boats but I didnt want any part of that. Boat ran good.

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Did you ever upgrade your boat? You use to talk about it.

Headed to the boat ramp!!!

Made it to Port O'Connor today. Trolling motor on bow and transom of my 31 foot work great but needed a little more run time. Added 3 more batteries this afternoon. It was so hot in my boat storage I'm pretty sure I could have cooked a pizza so it's not my prettiest work. Gonna test it out tomorrow ... See MoreSee Less

Made it to Port OConnor today. Trolling motor on bow and transom of my 31 foot work great but needed a little more run time. Added 3 more batteries this afternoon. It was so hot in my boat storage  Im pretty sure I could have cooked a pizza so its not my prettiest work. Gonna test it out tomorrowImage attachmentImage attachment

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Looks good.

Ive fished down there. Good spot..

When are you going to be booking tarpon trips?

Fishing was great again today. Time to switch gears and hit the saltwater next week. ... See MoreSee Less

Fishing was great again today. Time to switch gears and hit the saltwater next week.

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There's my guys! Thanks so much Capt. Steve, they had a great time! And are ready to go again.

Another great trip on Texoma this morning despite heavy boat traffic. Kept a limit of good eating fish and released a few bigger fish and a lot more small ones. ... See MoreSee Less

Another great trip on Texoma this morning despite heavy boat traffic.  Kept a limit of good eating fish and released a few bigger fish and a lot more small ones.Image attachment

Packing up getting ready to roll south !!! ... See MoreSee Less

Packing up getting ready to roll south !!!Image attachment

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good luck and safe travels God bless

Be safe!

Fair seas and winds at your back Cap'n.

What Tim Hartley said. Let us know when you get back and we will come fish with you

Absolute slaughter this morning. Kept our limit and released about 20 more by 9 AM. Stupid fish, don't they know it's a hundred degrees every day and they should be slowing down. ... See MoreSee Less

Absolute slaughter this morning.  Kept our limit and released about 20 more by 9 AM. Stupid fish, dont they know its a hundred degrees every day and they should be slowing down.

Pretty good trip this morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Pretty good trip this morning.

Last week on Texoma and headed to Port O'Connor next week for some saltwater action. Fishing has improved on Texoma this week so maybe go out with a bang. I have a few trips booked in Port O'Connor but I need a few more if any of you want a shot at catching tarpon,sharks,jacks,bull reds.... ... See MoreSee Less

Last week on Texoma and headed to Port OConnor next week for some saltwater action. Fishing has improved on Texoma this week so maybe go out with a bang. I have a few trips booked in Port OConnor but I need a few more if any of you want a shot at catching tarpon,sharks,jacks,bull reds....Image attachmentImage attachment

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one of the best and still going strong. Capt Steve Barnes Lake Texoma Striper Fishing Guide

Geno Malone

Last two days has been pretty good. Big fish are getting a little skinny and box fish are small but I will take it for dog days of summer fishing. ... See MoreSee Less

Last two days has been pretty good.  Big fish are getting a little skinny and box fish are small but I will take it for dog days of summer fishing.Image attachment

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I’ll match our catch! Capt Steve gets the job done!!

Book a trip now and hand feed my pets at the dock. ... See MoreSee Less

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Do it! It is great! My family just did & we had a riot! Caught our limit!!

We will see you 7/27!! Hopefully there are still some biggin’s with our name on them! Cody Thornburg Paul Moran

Striper or cats?

Shane Elliff Ryan Fort

Dillon Ulmer

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We are still catching them. Have a few weekdays open. This morning was big fish on bait and little fish schooling on lures. ... See MoreSee Less

Tarpon fishing out of Port O'Connor, Tx is coming soon. I will be striper fishing on Texoma till mid August then headed to Port O'Connor for mid August thru September. My primary focus will be tarpon fishing but we might catch a few toothy critters if someone just needs to pull on something big. Tarpon are one of my favorites to catch because of their size , acrobatics, and difficulty hooking and landing these prehistoric beasts. Probably finish up with a week of redfish at the jetty late September early October. Let me know if your interested in a Saltwater adventure. Capt. Steve 940-841-0910 ... See MoreSee Less

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Waters a lil more calm in these pics than when we went.

What do you charge for a tarpon trip?

Not sure what is more fun. Tagging a tarpon or boosting double blacks in arkansas?

Steve what’s your prices

Jason Coy

Kemp Wilkerson

Jessica Hernandez September =tarpon

Jordan Johnson Justin Batchelor This is Captain Steve

George Malik,did you see this?

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Fishing is still going strong on Lake Texoma. ... See MoreSee Less

Fishing is still going strong on Lake Texoma.Image attachmentImage attachment

Business and fishing have been great. Have a few open dates coming up so figured I better take some time and post a few pics. Cant believe it's already mid June. Text me if you want in on the action. Capt. Steve 940-841-0910. ... See MoreSee Less

Hand feeding striper at Lake Texoma. Striper bite is on at Lake Texoma. ... See MoreSee Less

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That’s crazy

I need to book a trip with you Steve. It’s been too long. Anthony Corneau Donavon Bailey Nathaniel Corneau

Dock trained

Bryce Abbe

Kelly Schilling

Chance Frederick

Kris Choate

Carson McColl

John Anderson

Kris Humpert Jeff Alexander

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This week was a blur. Busy ,busy, busy. Hands are sore from catching and releasing stupid numbers of big fish. ... See MoreSee Less

Cold and windy this morning. Big fish bite was all you wanted. We hammered the big ones releasing more overs then I could keep count of and went in early. ... See MoreSee Less

Cold and windy this morning.  Big fish bite was all you wanted. We hammered the big ones releasing more overs then I could keep count of and went in early.Image attachment

Round 2 was as good as it gets. Released a rediculous number of big fish. Fishing like this does not last forever. Better get here soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ron LaRue

Get down

Round 1 was awesome with limit plus released a bunch of overs. Getting ready for round 2. ... See MoreSee Less

Round 1 was awesome with limit plus released a bunch of overs.  Getting ready for round 2.

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We had a great time! Thanks! Brenda Reeves Bills John Bills Jeff Moore

Fishing just keeps getting better. Big fish are showing up coming back from spawn. Open tomorrow and Wednesday morning if you want to go catching . ... See MoreSee Less

Fishing just keeps getting better.  Big fish are showing up coming back from spawn. Open tomorrow and Wednesday morning if you want to go catching .Image attachment

Another easy limit this morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Another easy limit this morning.

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Some nice ones in there. Good eating.

Afternoon trip was even better. Come get you some. ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon trip was even better.  Come get you some.

Morning trip was a slam dunk. Gonna go again right after lunch. They are holding up a 6'10" ... See MoreSee Less

Morning trip was a slam dunk. Gonna go again right after lunch. They are holding up a 610

Helped Dale with a big group this morning and everyone caught limits. Round 2 was just as good as the morning. Lake is on the rise. Better come get them while the getting is good. ... See MoreSee Less

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We had a great time! Can’t wait to come back!

Fishing was just stupid this morning. I guess they new storms were coming and really went on a feed. We caught and released a ton of overs and kept our limit. Days are booking up fast so better get booked if you want a trip this spring. ... See MoreSee Less

My fish slept in this morning but about 9 they came on strong. ... See MoreSee Less

My fish slept in this morning but  about 9 they came on strong.

Afternoon was just as good as morning yesterday. ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon was just as good as morning yesterday.

Yesterday morning and this morning were a slam dunk. Gonna see what the afternoon bite is like later. ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday morning and this morning were a slam dunk. Gonna see what the afternoon bite is like later.Image attachment

Fishing is as good as it gets. Open tomorrow afternoon April 26, Monday 29th, and Tuesday May 1 next week. ... See MoreSee Less

Fishing is as good as it gets. Open tomorrow afternoon April 26, Monday 29th, and Tuesday May 1 next week.

Limits every day and that should be the norm for a couple months. ... See MoreSee Less

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Time to book a trip then, Anthony, Donavon, Nathaniel, Rebekah

Kyler and Jason

Well we had a good run with trolling and casting swimbaits this spring but after the beating we took this morning, 15 fish, it looks like it's time for me to make the switch to live bait. It worked out this afternoon for my group of 3. They limited out and released a bunch of overs up to 12 lbs. May and June are gonna be great. ... See MoreSee Less

Well we had a good run with trolling and casting swimbaits this spring but after the beating we took this morning,  15 fish, it looks like its time for me to make the switch to live bait.  It worked out this afternoon for my group of 3. They limited out and released a bunch of overs up to 12 lbs. May and June are gonna be great.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Your cast net skills I've seen. Fish on....

Pretty good action this morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Pretty good action this morning.

Awesome morning. Lots of big fish to 14 lbs. Kept our limit of over 20" and released a bunch more. I'm open tomorrow, Tuesday, and Wednesday . ... See MoreSee Less

Friday fishing was unbelievable. Released a stupid amount of big fish with non stop action. Morning was great and afternoon was even better. ... See MoreSee Less

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A big “thank you” Captain Steve! We had an amazing time yesterday with you on the lake. Already looking at dates in May for a return trip with you!

Fishing was on fire today. Catch and released a bunch of big ones. Schedule is getting full so call or text today. Capt. Steve 940-841-0910 ... See MoreSee Less

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Michele' McDonald

Sqatch!!

Cold start this morning. Fishing was good. Not many box fish but kept our limit of overs and released a bunch more. ... See MoreSee Less

Cold start this morning.  Fishing was good. Not many box fish but kept our limit of overs and released a bunch more.

Size dropped off a little but numbers are increasing as it warms up. It's gonna be a great year. ... See MoreSee Less

Size dropped off a little but numbers are increasing as it warms up. Its gonna be a great year.

Awesome morning today. We released a stupid amount of big fish today. It's gonna be a great year on Texoma so better get your group booked soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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Felicia Gibson

Nice looks like you're having fun

Steve Faris Joe Landers y’all ready?

as usual Capt. Steve Capt Steve Barnes Lake Texoma Striper Fishing Guide is putting folks on the big fish

What a week. Fished the last 6 days, 4 were doubles, thats morning group and afternoon group. Caught good numbers of big fish every trip. Have a few open spots this coming week including Saturday morning. ... See MoreSee Less

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looking forward to seeing you Friday Capt

Supermoon sunrise on Texoma. ... See MoreSee Less

Overs all day today. Kept our limit and released a bunch of overs today. ... See MoreSee Less

Overs all day today. Kept our limit and released a bunch of overs today.Image attachment

Lake Texoma striper fishing has really come alive this week with the arrival of spring. Big striper are on a feed getting ready to make their annual spring spawning run up the Washita and Red rivers. As the shallow waters warm fish move up out of the river channel to feed on shad. The fish are on the move so anglers need to be persistent and stay on the move looking for active fish. My bait of choice for early spring is a 5" swim bait on a 1oz jig head. Trolling is also effective this time of year and on days when my customers can't cast well we troll. The last few days the big striper have been on a tear and we have been releasing many over 20" fish on recent trips. Remember limit on Lake Texoma striper is 10 fish per person but only 2 of those 10 can be 20 inches or longer. The good box fish will turn on as it warms up a little more but for now we will enjoy catching lots of big Texoma stripers ... See MoreSee Less

Lake Texoma striper fishing has really come alive this week with the arrival of spring. Big striper are on a feed getting ready to make their annual spring spawning run up the Washita and Red rivers.  As the shallow waters warm fish move up out of the river channel to feed on shad. The fish are on the move so anglers need to be persistent and stay on the move looking for active fish. My bait of choice for early spring is a 5 swim bait on a 1oz jig head. Trolling is also effective this time of year and on days when my customers cant cast well we troll. The last few days the big striper have been on a tear and we have been releasing many over 20 fish on recent trips. Remember limit on Lake Texoma striper is 10 fish per person but only 2 of those 10 can be 20 inches or longer. The good box fish will turn on as it warms up a little more but for now we will enjoy catching lots of big Texoma stripersImage attachmentImage attachment

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You may need a bigger boat

Caught some good ones today. ... See MoreSee Less

Caught some good ones today.

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Choctaw bingo😀

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