Branson Fishing Guide
Branson Fishing Guide
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Fishing Guide Branson is a Branson Mossouri Fishing Guide service and Branson Mo Fly Fishing guide. Taking Guided spin Fishing Trips and Fly Fishing trips on Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo in Branson MO for bass, trout and pan fish. Fishing Guide, Fishing Charter
Branson, United States
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JLWinOK
Norman, OK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
We had a great trip with John Sappington! Not only is he a heck of a guide but he is pleasant to spend the day with. His equipment is first class. He had my buddy and I on fish all day. I highly recommend John.
Written 22 February 2024
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Crystal H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
We had a wonderful time fishing with John Sappington! It was COLD (32 degrees), but that didn’t stop my boys from having a great time and it certainly didn’t stop the fish from biting! They each caught close to 20 trout. John was an extremely nice and knowledgeable guide! Best guide we’ve ever fished with and we hope to return next year.
Written 29 December 2023
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tommy b
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Such an awesome time. I called on short notice and was able to get a time for a family of four. Very accommodating and caught plenty of Bass. Our guide Ed was amazing. Helped the kiddos and had the best electronics and knowledge of where to go and put us on fish. This will be a fishing trip to remember.... especially for our 10 year old daughter who pulled in 14 fish!!
Written 1 June 2023
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Max Naegler
Tulsa, OK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
My wife and I have fished with guides all over the US including Alaska. John Sappington is the abslute best. It is not a question of whether you will catch trout with John. It is a queston of how many and how big. We fished two days with John in April. My wife landed a beautiful 23 inch brown trout. It was too big for her to hold. I cought an 18 incher and a 21 inch rainbow. We stopped counting the number cought both days. A big plus is that John is a charming host and a great family man. It's a pleasure to spend time on the water with him.
Written 10 May 2023
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Shawn W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
John took care of everything once I arrived. He sought out the best fishing spots and we caught lots of fish. He taught me a thing or two while doing so also. I would highly recommend using his guide services. Well worth the money.
Written 7 March 2022
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Pynapl7
Lake County, IL5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
First, I have had the fortunate opportunity to fish with numerous fishing guides in the continental US as well as internationally targeting various species in both freshwater and saltwater - largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, trout, northern pike, musky, bonefish, redfish, baby tarpon, speckled trout, barracuda, etc. By no means am I an expert at fishing, but I do have some fishing knowledge, extremely enjoy fishing, and try at every opportunity to negotiate with my wife/family a day or two while on vacation to wet a line.

To that end, I have to say John Sappington is one of the BEST Fishing Guides that I have had the pleasure to fish with!!! As a previous bass fishing pro, John approaches his guide service on Lake Taneycomo with the utmost integrity and respect for the rules, dissects the weather and water conditions to modify the rig presentations to maximize the bite and put the most trout in the boat, and he is just a fun person to spend 4 hours or more with especially if you like his dry/sarcastic sense of humor.

In the end, the results speak for itself. Over the course of 4 hours, we netted 32 trout and I lost about a dozen more due to my poor setting of the gray scud fly...all catch and release!! You do the math...42 trout over the course of 4 hours on a small gray scud fly drifting on the bottom of Lake Taneycomo...that's about a bite every 6 minutes!! His has premium equipment for his clients and a nicely maintained boat.

You gotta give him a ring to set up some time while you are out in Branson, MO!!
Written 25 May 2021
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Wade
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
John did a great job teaching my son and I--our first experience with a fly rod. We had a terrific morning catching trout!
Written 22 May 2021
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napadondixon
Auburn, IL4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Business
This was my third time fishing with John, and as always another excellent trip. When I come to Branson and want to go trout fishing there’s only one person to call. His name is John Sappington. His technical expertise and patience is the best.
Written 9 May 2021
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Redhawkjrt
Springfield, IL1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
My wife, son and I fished with John April 30, 2021. We caught lots of trout, including several very nice ones for each of us. John was very instructive, helpful, and took care of everything for us. We had a great time thanks to John's knowledge and professionalism. Highly recommend!
Written 5 May 2021
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Linda L
San Marcos, TX21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
Took my 82 year old dad on a trout fishing trip last week with John. We had a great time and caught our limit within 2 hours. John is a great guide, knows what he is doing. My dad kept telling us how much he enjoyed the trip. Highly recommend and hope to go again next trip to Branson.
Written 5 April 2021
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