Had a trip scheduled to fish with
Rick on 4/24/14. Weather forecast was looking poor so Rick was
flexible and we fished 2 half days. Great time and we caught all 3
species of bass both days. The numbers and quality exceeded my
expecatations We caught 25+ keepers between the 2 half days and
probably boated 40/50 fish each haf day. Learned a new technique and
caught a bunch of fish, tough to beat. I have hired over a dozen
guides in the past and Rick is at the top of the list. I learned a
long time ago that a guide's job is not as much as catching fish but
making sure his client is having a good time. I was lucky enough to
experience both. You will not go wrong fishing with Rick.
Thanks Rick. Tom
Rick I just wanted to thank you for
the great fishing trip!. I have fished in Canada, The Great
lakes,seven states, even in Russia, I can honestly say none of those
trips were as good as the one we had with you in Branson Mo.We
fished two mornings( one morning in the rain) and caught 85 fish!
Thanks again Denny and Abby.
There just arenít the right words here to tell you how much we
enjoyed our day bass fishing on Table Rock with Branson Guided
Fishing Trips. Rich and I will be talking about it and spinning
tales for the rest of our days. Never have we caught so many bass in
one day. We will come back to Branson and spend another day, no
another week, sitting in the back of that boat catching bass with
Rick. When you get to be my age you savor moments and that will
always be near the top of my list. Thank you Branson Guided Fishing
We had a terrific birthday celebration joining you for half a day of
fabulous fishing catching 37 trout in 4 hours. My two sons and I
have been out with many fishing guides and we especially enjoyed the
expertise, camaraderie and your honesty for knowing when to stop
fishing. Looking forward to catching more trophy trout with you in
the coming years.
Tom, Eric and Zib
ďI was looking for a reliable fishing guide so that my father,
teenage son, nephew, and I could have an enjoyable time fishing. Iím
so glad that I relied on the positive feedback left for Rick Lisek
of Branson Guided Fishing Trips. Captain Rick exceeded my
expectations. He promised that we would catch fish and we did. The
first Ĺ day we caught over 30 bass, the second Ĺ day we caught over
30 trout. I loved that Captain Rick knew exactly where to fish, what
to use, and showed us how to do it. His fishing gear and boats were
the best. It was a pleasure to be with the best of everything. The
value for the experience is outstanding. I found a new yearly
tradition to do with my Father and son, and thatís to go fishing
with Captain Rick.Ē
Brian Hedgren, Bettendorf Iowa
I highly recommend Rick Lisek for a
day of fishing and fun on the Lake. He took two novices and taught
us everything we needed to know to be successful. He expertly guided
us to areas that put us on the fish. The conditions were not that
great but he showed us several techniques to catch fish and we
caught our limit of Bass even when no one else was catching much of
anything. I even managed to catch the Crappie of a lifetime. We're
already planning our next trip! Thanks again, we'll be in touch.
We had a great time fishing with
Branson Guided Fishing Trips. We are novice fisherman and they still
put us on fish. Rick was on time in fact were at our dock before our
scheduled time. Branson Guided Fishing Trips followed up with us
after the trip to make sure we had a good time. Had a ball and can
not wait to use them again on our next trip. Could not have had a
better time on the water.
Would recommend them to anyone. Class act.
I wanted to thank you for the best day of fishing. You are a great
guide and I have recommended you to a lot of people. Bill and I have
never caught so many trout and bass in such a short time. I will be
back for more of the fast action, so you must stay doing what you
know, BEING THE BEST GUIDE IN THAT PART OF THE COUNTRY. I hope all
is well and the fish keep biting, your friend Pat. Thanks and stay
Capt. Rick Lisek,
Rick just a quick note to say "Thank You" again for the fantastic
trip. Mr Quinlan (Pat) and I had a blast. Couldn't believe the
amount of fish that we caught with your secret bait. It was hard to
believe that we caught fish from the time we put our first line in,
until the time that we ended with a double. We are from Colorado and
fish for trout all the time, but have never had the results we did
while on the lake with you. We would and will recommend your
services to our friends and anyone we know of that are headed your
Captain Rick was a great guide for
our family fishing trip. My husband and I watched while our 2 boys
caught fish. In the 4 hours we were there I bet they caught 40 fish.
So much fun. We can't wait to schedule another trip.
It was a good trip; TJ and I enjoyed it immensely.
Catching over 50 trout in three hours of actual fishing, many of
which were of impressive size, greatly exceeded our expectations.
Want to try again in spring with you for bass.
Thanks for the memorable morning. djc
Thanks for finding time to take us out fishing. I know we contacted
you with little notice, but it sure made our trip to Branson very
memorable. We have visited Branson for years and tried a few
different guides/guide services, but all agreed that Branson Guided
Fishing Trips, with you behind the steering wheel, was by far the
best fishing trip we experienced. Over 75 rainbows in 3 1/2 hours?!
Unheard of. Where I come from anyway. You put us on the fish, giving
us the experience of seeing them swim around and obviously had the
right bait set up since we boated so many fish. You have it figured
out! We had a great dinner that night too.
Thanks again Rick-
Hey Rick, just would like to say how
much we enjoyed our fishing trip monday. We actually caught more
fish than we ever thought possible. We appreciate the effort you put
into our trip and made it so enjoyable in every way. Weactually felt
like we made a new friend, and will be seeing you again next time we
get the chance. Again thanks so much for a great trip.
We had a fun time fishing with you on Taneycomo and both my grandson
and I learned a lot. You found plenty of fish to catch and were very
helpful in giving us fishing tips that can be used anywhere. Thanks
for an enjoyable time and we're looking forward to fishing with you
Rick, My 9yr old grandson is still
talking about our fishing trip with you. My fear now is that he will
expect every fishing trip with grandpa to be like the one we had
with you. Even I am smart enough to know that when no one else was
catching fish, your expert guiding skills made the difference for
us. As I told you, my goal was for him to catch so many fish that he
finally got tired of fishing. You did that in just three hours. My
sons could have fished a little longer, but after releasing more
than we kept, even they had enough. Thank you so much!
God delights in responding to the prayers of His children.
We have vacationed on Lake Taneycomo for many years, always fishing
off the docks at our campsite. We obviously were enjoying ourselves
to keep coming back from Texas. We just thought we were having fun
until we took a guide trip with you. Our group had a blast! In 3
hours we caught over 70 rainbows and probably missed another 25.
Rick, you were a lot of fun, giving DJ and Chase grief when a fish
would get away with the bait. Looking forward to next year! Thanks
Clint, Deb, Chase, and D.J.
Once again you showed 3 generations of a another great fishing
trip. My grandson wants to go again soon. We enjoyed the day of bass
fishing on Table Rock Lake and catching over 100 trout was unreal on
Lake Taneycomo! I cant thank you enough for you professionalism and
expertise. You truley are the top notch guide in Branson.
Once again thank you for a great job
Fort Meyers, FL
Really enjoyed the trip we had bass fishing on table rock lake in
Branson. I have never caught as many fish as the three of us
with you. I learned more in one day with you than I could have
in a year on my own. We cant wait to come back down and fish
with you when time allows. Thanks for helping me catch the
biggest smallmouth I have ever caught as well as those nice
largemouth bass. Talk to you soon.
We scheduled a fishing trip for Late December and had
the fishing trip of a life time. 72 Rainbow in four hours with three
people, hard to beat!! Rick was a fantastic guide and knows where
the fish are and how to catch tem. Most boats were very limited in
their success while we just kept pulling them in. They cleaned and
packaged them for us, ice included for the long trip back to
Michigan, made for several great meals.
I have NO reservations in recommending His service to anyone
interested in a fishing trip in the Branson area. If I get back
there you can bet Ill be hooking up with him again!
Thanks for the wonderful time.
Eric Hornbeck.( the Erickson Gang
I want to thank you again for a wonderful morning on Table Rock. You
showed me alot. Thanks to for the patience you had with this old
Rick is a top notch guide. He knows where the fish
are and exactly how to catch them. We had our first fish in less
than 5 minutes. We were catching fish when other boats were not.
Rick was great with my kids, he made them feel special and they
loved catching over 40 trout with "Captain Rick". Thanks again and I
can't wait to get back out there again!
Joshua Douglas, Nashville, TN
Rick - thank you for the great time during our company's corporate trip to
Table Rock Lake. I have never caught as many or as big of fish anywhere.
It was so much fun catching largemouth and smallmouth on topwater baits.† I can't wait until next year when we come back.† I look forward to fishing with you next year.†
Jeff Chase, Canton, MA
Capt. Rick I had such a good time fishing with
you last week. I really appreciate you taking the time to help me catch
fish. The whole day was great, and the 4 1/2 lb smallmouth made it even
better. Thank you for teaching me how to drop shot.
See you soon,
Bob Harrington, Westwood, MA
Rick - My wife and I had so much fun trout fishing with you the other day.† We feel like we can go fishing and actually catch something now after learning what you taught us.† I never thought we would go through so much power bait.† Went to
Wal-Mart today and bought 6 jars.† I'll give you a call next month and try to†come and fish with you with my son in October.†
Gary Crane, Dehnam Springs, LA
Rick is a great guide and fishing
instructor. He'll put you on the fish, show you how to catch them and
you'll have a great time anytime of year.,
David Moore, Cambridge City, IN
Thank you for everything you have taught me and for treating me like family.† Thanks to you, I have
opened my eyes to drying different things on the water.† As a result of learning how to fish a football jig, I was able to take first place and big bass in my club tournament at Smith Mountain Lake.† My big fish went 6.86lbs.† What a blast.
Steve St. Clair, Roanoke, VA
I owe a great deal of gratitude to Rick for teaching me how to†fish a jig†and throw a swimbait.† i was always flustered trying to use these baits, but now I have 100% confidence in what
I' am doing.† I now can go and catch fish on my home waters.†
Toby Leon, Baton Rouge, LA
Rick, thank you for making sure that my daughters and I had a successful and fun day on the water.† Nicole is still rubbing it in about her 6 1/2 lb largemouth she caught with you.† We all had such a good time.† I am planning a trip to fish with you in the spring during prespawn.
I cant wait.
Brice Stevenson, Kansas City, MO
What a blast flipping the bushes with you Rick.† I have never caught so many bass, especially at Stockton.† Can't wait to fish with you next Spring.† Thank you for the hand tied jigs.† I used them to place 5th in a local tournament here on the mighty
Shawn Pilaspy, Ft. Madison, IA
Just wanted to touch base with you and say thanks again for a
great fishing trip. Glad they bit as good as they did. Here is
my email address for you to send those pictures. Again thanks
for taking us out. If we decide to come back that way we will
hit you up for another one.
Hi Rick, great pictures! Sorry I didnít get back
to you earlier but Iím playing catch-up after being gone for a
week. We had a great time and caught plenty, you guys are
Masters and I would definitely look you up again, at this time
we havenít thought about our next yearís trip but if itís
Branson I will be in touch. Thanks for making it a great trip
even with the bad weather.
Chuck and I had a great time fishing last Friday. You know where
the fish are and how to catch them. I haven't caught that many,
that big in long time .Even if the two biggest got away (My
fault for stop reeling).
Thanks again for great time.
First of all, Caroline and really enjoyed the trip last
Thursday. She got some of the pictures developed and those spots
were bigger than I remembered.
Secondly, I bought a red fin, went fishing this morning in a
neighborhood pond and caught two largemouth. Thanks for the
enjoyable learning experience and fish catching.
Thomas E. Willingham, SVP
Thanks to you, our family had a fantastic time fishing Lake
Taneycomo. Every one fishing limited out and we enjoyed a
delectable meal centered around our catch of fresh water,
Rainbow Trout. You are the best, and we will book with you
again! God bless you.
Dr. Wendell E. Hutchins II
We had a wonderful fishing
trip. The kids definitely rank it as their favorite activity
during our five days in Branson. They continue to remind us (the
adults) on how they out fished us. You were patient, kind, and
generous with the kids. We caught over 40 rainbows and two nice
sized small mouth bass. Again, thanks for your time, service,
Andy Thyen (Tyler, T X) &
Steve Schultz (Norman, OK
Just wanted to tell you what a great time we had fishing. You
guys were great with the kids and it was a fun morning for the
entire family. The trout recipe you gave us was great!
Especially appreciate your being able to accommodate us on
fairly short notice.
Gene R. Tacey
I just wanted to send a thank you for the great fishing trip
while we were in Branson Mo. You were fantastic as a guide. You
kept us all hooked & baited & between the five of us, I think we
caught over 40 trout that morning. My 2 sons had only been
fishing once or twice before & the constant action by finding
the right spot on the lake, kept them engaged & excited. That's
a pretty good feat considering they didn't have a phone in their
hands & they weren't texting somebody. They are 16 & 13.
Rest assured, I'll recommend you & your company to anyone who
Hey Rick, thanks for the
photos, any guide that actually sends photos is truly rare.
Thanks so much for the memories. Giant rainbows on a light line
is always a blast. Karen and I enjoyed our time together with
you on Taneycomo recently. The bite was fast and furious at
daylight with constant hookups all day. The thing I remember
most is the bright beautiful rainbows with deep shades of green
and red accented by the black spots. The clear, cold water of
the Ozarks make the fish picture perfect. Thanks for sharing
your expertise and many talents with us. We caught and released
so many fish my arm was sore, really, the tendonitis was really
hurting after so many fighting trout. You handle your boat with
ease and finesse, aways ready with the net (even with a double)
and make catching trout on 2 lb test seem easy. I noticed
several anglers looking on with curiosity, wondering how we were
hooking up so often. Thanks Rick for a great day, we hope to see
you again on the water soon.
President & CEO
My friends and I had so much fun with you. We will never
forget this awesome experience with our funny guide. We caught
the most fish and the biggest fish of the day in our large
group. My catching the trophy fish made our trip there so
memorable. Count on a call from us when we wander back to
Branson. Thanks so much!
Thanks for the enjoyable time on Lake Taneycomo the morning of
October 29th. My son and nephew had a good time as well. I
grilled the trout that Sunday evening. Very good! We caught more
fish with you in one morning than we have ever caught fishing on
our own. We are looking forward to coming back and fishing with
Branson Guided Fishing Trips again soon.
I took a group of customers to
Branson to Trout fish on lake Tanycomo and Branson Guided A
Fishing Trips was my contact to help set this whole trip up.
We caught fish both dayís (a lot of Trout) and on the 2nd day a
trophy catch of a 22.5Ē Rainbow was caught. The group had a
great time and they are ready to go back and try Bass or Trout
fishing with Branson Guided Fishing Trips again. I would
recommend if you have a group wanting to fish or just want to
call Branson Guided Fishing Trips.
Jeff Stroup - KANSAS
I want to thank you for the attention and time you took to
truly help my fiance and I learn more about Trout fishing, and
catching 41 fish in 4 hours doesn't hurt either. You are a true
professional and an asset to the fishing community. I speak for
both Abbi and I in saying that we can not wait for the
opportunity to fish with you again.
Just wanted to drop a line telling you what a good time Carol,
James and I had fishing with you last week. That was the first
time we had fished for Rainbow Trout, it was different and we
had a lot of fun also thanks for having the patient with us with
all the broken lines we had. The 45 some odd fish we caught in
just an hour in half or so was great!!! The boat, poles and all
the gear we used (and lost) was great and 1st class. Another
thing that was good about this fishing trip was that you were
very knowledgeable on all the different conversations that we
had, just like an old fishing buddy. Again thank you and we look
forward fishing with you again.
Kenny, Carol and James Gallia