Welcome to Caples Rod & Gun

Your Premier Guided Fishing, Waterfowl Hunting, and Bow Fishing  trips on Lake Somerville and Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

Fun, Personal and Professional is what you’ll experience while fishing and hunting Lake Somerville or Sam Rayburn with Caples Rod and Gun Guide Service. Richard grew up fishing and hunting on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and  has been fishing and hunting Lake Somerville for more than a decade.  Whether you want to catch a mess of catfish for a fish fry,  jig for crappie, bow fish for gar, carp, tilapia or hunt waterfowl, we can handle it all! We also have seasonal trips on the Trinity River for alligator gar and waterfowl hunts. We will cater to your specific needs…. Family trips, corporate outings, buddy trips, or novice and  experienced waterfowl hunters.

Richard has the following certifications to ensure a fun and safe trip:
TPWD Licensed Guide
Certified Water Rescue Technician (Swift Water and Static Water)
Certified Water Rescue Boat Operator (Swift Water and Static Water)
Emergency Medical Technician
  • Lake Somerville Fishing Guide
  • Lake Somerville Hunting Guide
  • Lake Somerville Bow Fishing Guide
  • Lake Somerville Waterfowl Hunting Guide
  • Sam Rayburn Fishing Guide
  • Sam Rayburn Hunting Guide
  • Sam Rayburn Waterfowl Guide
  • Sam Rayburn Bow Fishing Guide