Longview and East Texas Lake Fishing Guide 903-806-8316 [email protected]

      Smitty’s Fishing
      Guide Service

      Let’s go fishin’

      Hi, my name is Chuck ‘ Smitty ‘ Smith. With over 40 years of experience fishing Lake O’ the Pines and other East Texas lakes, I am ready to share some of my knowledge with others.  I can help you gain more confidence with the latest fishing equipment, boat and tackle I use with my charter East Texas fishing guide service. As a licensed and insured charter fishing professional with many tournaments under my belt, I am committed to improving your results whether you are a beginner or looking to win that next tournament!

      903-806-8316

      Services

      I provide a number of fishing services including various techniques on how to skip, pitch, drop shot and flip lures as well as rigging, and casting.

      01.

      Electronics & Equipment

      State-of-the-art depth finding and sonar fish finding devices. I teach techniques so you know where to cast.

      02.

      General Fish Education

      Information on local fish, habitats and the best way to catch ’em.

      03.

      Scouting and Patterning Fish

      There are some basic rules of fish behavior that can certainly give you a solid start.

      04.

      Tournament Preparation

      Interested in a fishing event?  I can show you how to prepare to be competitive in a fishing contest.

      The Vision

      What's more fun than catching big fish?
      Well … maybe one thing.. I can guarantee you this…  we’re gonna have some fun that will be well worth your time
      "Scholars have long known that fishing ....

      eventually turns men into philosophers.  Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher’s salary

      -Patrick McManus

      " The best fishermen I know ...

      try not to make the same mistakes over and over again; instead they strive to make new and interesting mistakes and to remember what they learned from them.

      My East Texas Fishing Lakes

      My favorite local fishing spots to guide…. Although based in Longview, TX,  I am ready to charter guide you to the best fishing lakes in East Texas.

      Lake O' The Pines

      Lake O' The Pines

      25 miles Northeast of Longview.

      • Largemouth bass
      • Spotted bass
      • Blue, channel & flathead catfish
      • White bass
      • Crappie
      • Sunfish
      • Chain pickerel
        Lake Info

      Map Link

      Martin Creek Lake

      Martin Creek Lake

      3 miles Southwest of Tatum off TX Hwy 43

          • Largemouth bass
          • White bass
          • Blue & channel catfish
          • Crappie
          • Bluegill and Redear Sunfish
          • Chain pickerel
            Lake Info

          Map Link

      Lake Bob Sandlin

      Lake Bob Sandlin

      10 miles Northwest of Pittsburg off TX Hwy 271

            • Largemouth bass
            • White bass
            • Blue & channel catfish
            • Crappie
            • Bluegill and Redear Sunfish
            • Chain pickerel
              Lake Info

            Map Link

      Lake Fork

      Lake Fork

      On the Sabine River 5 miles northwest of Quitman

            • Largemouth bass
            • White bass
            • Blue & channel catfish
            • Crappie
            • Bluegill and Redear Sunfish
            • Chain pickerel
              Lake Info

            Map Link

      Reasonable Rates !

      Package prices are based on days or half days and number of people. Call for more info.

      Contact Smitty

      HALF DAY

      $249

      ½  Day

      Guided fishing excursion. 4 Hours

      ALL DAY

      $399

      Full Day

      Fully – guided boat fishing trip. 8 Hours

      TAG-ALONG

      $99

      Per boat / Day

      Follow Boat $50 / addl fisherman

      My Team

      I am proud to work with suppliers and manufacturers of the finest integrity and the best quality boats, motors, fishing finders,  rods and reels and accessories in the sport fishing industry.