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Captain Wendall Compton

  (40 years experience)

Rusty Hook Charters


Southlake, TX

Guide Expertise

Good with New AnglersGood with FamiliesGood with KidsFreshwater FishingBass Fishing

Guide Gear

Insect RepellantLuresMedical SuppliesReelsRodsSunscreen

Cast your line towards White Bass and more at Grapevine Lake, Texas. Captain Wendall Compton is the owner & operator of Rusty Hook Charters and has over 40 years of experience fishing these local waters. He loves taking families out for thrilling and scenic fishing adventures that instill great memories you will talk about for years!

Grapevine Lake is one of the best locations for locals and visitors alike to relax, fish, and spend a day. The lake is known for its abundant marine life that provides opportunities for anglers to catch a mixed bag of quality fish. Captain Wendall specializes in half-day fishing trips chasing Sand Bass, also known as White Bass to some, with a mix of artificial baits and lures. His expertise and professionalism are the cornerstones of his operation and all his clients end their day with a smile on their faces.

You will be riding in comfort aboard a 22' NauticStar Bay Boat, equipped with safety equipment and all fishing gear needed for a productive day on the water. Trips typically begin at the Meadowmere Boat Ramp, however, guests who are camping at one of the lake campgrounds can be picked up if coordinated at least a few days in advance.

All anger's 17+ must possess a valid fishing license. Guests are encouraged to bring any personal snacks and drinks they would like for the day.

The season is on! Secure your spot atop beautiful Grapevine Lake for a fun-filled morning or afternoon fishing excursion with Rusty Hook Charters!

Guide Boat

NauticStar Bay Boat

Capacity: 4 Guests


Guide Territory


Grapevine Lake

Cancelation and Refund Policy

Paying for your Trip 

When you book your fishing trip, you will need to first put down a deposit to hold the reservation. Then, the remaining balance will be charged to your account on the day of the trip.

1. Place your deposit

  • Your deposit will be 15% of your full trip charge.
  • When the guide confirms your trip or if autobooking is enabled, Guidesly charges your credit card with a deposit to guarantee your reservation.

2. We charge the rest the remaining balance day of trip.

  • The remaining balance will automatically be charged to your card given on the day of the trip. Tips are handled thru the app / website after your trip has been completed.

Cancellation Policy and Guidelines 

Customers Cancellation Guidelines:
At Guidesly, you have until 14 days prior to your scheduled trip, to cancel and get your deposit back in full. If you fail to cancel before the 14 days, Guidesly will keep your deposit.

If there are impeding weather conditions, we give a 100% guarantee refund back in full. We will also give customers the option to reschedule the trip or take the deposit refund.

Guide Cancellation Guidelines: In the rare event a Guide has to cancel a reservation, customers will get your deposit back in full.

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