We can’t think of a more relaxing way to spend the day than being out on Lady Bird Lake in a kayak fishing. Our new fishing kayak rentals are perfectly outfitted to help you haul in a big catch!

Fishing Kayak Fishing Kayak Rentals1/2 Day (4hrs)Full Day (8hrs)
Reservation Request $50 $75
We provide the fishing kayak on Lady Bird Lake. All you’ll need to bring is your fishing pole and bait. Reservations are required.

3 Easy Steps to Renting a Fishing Kayak From Rowing Dock

Fishing on Town Lake is affordable when you launch from Rowing Dock. We are the only provider for rental fishing kayaks on Lady Bird Lake. For the ultimate Austin Kayak Fishing experience click the link above to start our simple reservation process.

 

  • Call ahead to reserve a fishing kayak. Rowing Dock has a first come, first served policy in most cases, but our fishing kayak must be reserved in advance. You can still come by our dock in Zilker Park whenever you like, however, there may be a wait during busy hours if you don’t have a reservation.
  • Bring a valid photo ID, and credit card, and complete our rental waiver.
  • Pick your fishing kayak, grab a lifejacket and hit the water. 

 

Reserve a Fishing Kayak in Austin 

Reservation Request  

 

 

Fishing Kayak FAQ

How is a Fishing Kayak Different Than a Regular Kayak Rental?

A fishing kayak has a few additional features you won’t find in a standard kayak. From top to bottom they’re made with fishermen in mind. Fishing kayaks feature built-in rod holders, track systems for accessories, recessed tackle box storage and more. Fishing kayaks are also designed to be extremely balanced and stable while you’re reeling in fish on Town Lake Austin.

What’s the Best Fishing Kayak?

There are a number of high quality brands, including the Perception Pescador Pro 12 model and the Riptide Waterhawg which we offer here Rowing Dock. They each have an anchor, stadium style seating with upright and recline positions, rod holders, recessed tackle box storage and a center console for rigging fish finder electronics.

What Should I Bring with me on my Austin Kayak Fishing Trip?

We provide the fishing kayak with an adjustable stadium-style seat, paddle, and lifejacket, but you’ll need to bring along your own fishing pole, bait, lures and a cooler. All of our fishing kayaks are designed to work with a variety of rigging systems. We also highly recommend that you bring sunscreen, water and snacks to make your Lady Bird Lake fishing trip more comfortable.

What Kind of Fish Can I Expect to Catch in Lady Bird Lake?

There are a variety of fish in Lady Bird Lake including Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Sunfish, and Common Carp. For more information visit:  twpd.texas.gov

For more answers and information on renting a fishing kayak in Austin visit the FAQ section.