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Living Waters Guide Service

Captain Gene Allen

USCG Master License #1192409

Capt. Gene Allen


Half Day (up to 6 hours) and Full Day (8 hours) trips available for 1 to 4 people on board either a 25' Carolina Skiff or 19' Shoalwater

Trip may be either wade or drift fishing and natural or artificial bait depending on your preference and what may be working on that particular day. 

Included in your trip:

  • Falcon graphite rods and Shimono spinning reels.  You are welcome to bring your own rigs!

  • Appropriate tackle and lures

  • Wading boxes & stringers

  • Fish caught will be cleaned and bagged


Not Included:

  • Texas Fishing License with saltwater stamp

  • Purchasing bait if needed

  • Gratuities


Recommended items to bring​:

  • Sunscreen

  • Brimmed hat with dark under brim color

  • Sunglasses (amber polarized is good for shallow bays)

  • Light weight windbreaker and breathable clothing

  • Water, soft drinks, lunch and/or snacks

  • Comfortable non-slip, non-marking shoes

  • Camera

  • Most importantly - bring your smile for a great time on the water!

*Special rates are available for active military personnel. Ask for details.

1/2 Day $500.00* Full Day $650.00*


Enjoy a relaxing evening ride for up to 2-6 people taking in the local scenery and abundant bird life along the coast and waterway.  The trip will end at just the right place to view a spectacular sunset.  This is a great family outing or a romantic couples evening.  Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are provided.  You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage.  This Sunset Cruise is approximately 2 hours.

$50 per additional person

$200 (2-4 people)


1-4 Kayaks may be carried by our boat to local kayak touring and fishing areas along the upper part of East Matagorda Bay.  We will drop you off in an area suitable for kayaking and fishing and will schedule a time and place for pickup. We may, on occasion, enjoy kayaking with you.  Our fee includes drop-off and pick-up.  Longer distance drop-offs (outside of East Matagorda Bay) may be negotiated.

$50 per kayak


Birding tour locations and duration will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis depending on birder preference and birding opportunities available.

Minimum 2 people; $50 per additional person

$200 minimum fee

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