Mark Walthall

Meet Captain Mark Walthall

Meet Your Expert Guide Of Lake Texoma: Captain Mark And His 30’ Crest Ultra Boat

289 Striper Guide is owned and operated by Father-Daughter charter Mark and Ingrid Walthall, who has been fishing Lake Texoma for almost 4 decades. They've spent years at this famous Texas lake perfecting the best ways to catch Stripers.

Captain Mark will take you to Lake Texoma aboard a 30’ Crest Ultra, which was just fully restored in 2020, and is furnished with a 175HP Evinrude engine. You’ll have the whole 360 degrees of the boat to fish while enjoying the incredible scenery of the famous lake. The vessel has plenty of cozy seating space for everyone on board and a live well for bait and for bringing home your best catch of the day.

A family man himself, Captain Mark welcomes children of all ages on board. Bring the whole family and get them hooked on the thrills of Striped Bass fishing.

Don't leave it to chance, choose local experts Captain Mark and Ingrid and see why 289 Striper Guide has so many repeat clients year after year!

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Expertise & Attributes

51 Years of Experience

Fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

We are located at the Highport Marina 120 Texoma Harbor, Boathouse ZA, Pottsboro, TX 75076. When you turn left into Highport Resort & Marina follow the signs to the fuel dock and we will meet you there, across from Island Grill.

Please remember that anyone over the age of 16 or older is required to purchase a Texoma fishing license (it has to be a Texoma license) it can be purchased online at: 

Fishing Licenses and Packages — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

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