Brad Bugica

Lake Tahoe Guide Brad Bugica

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Meet Your Lake Tahoe Fishing Guide - Brad Bugica

Are you ready to embark on the ultimate fishing adventure in Lake Tahoe? Look no further than Guide Brad Bugica, the expert angler who will take you on an unforgettable salmon striper fishing trip. With years of experience and a deep understanding of the lake's ecosystem, Brad knows all the secret spots where these elusive fish lurk. Whether you're a seasoned fisherman or a beginner looking for an exciting challenge, Brad's expertise and passion for fishing will ensure that you have an incredible experience on Lake Tahoe. 

Brad Bugica's passion for fishing is as deep as the waters he navigates. With an unwavering love for the sport, he has spent countless hours perfecting his angling skills and understanding the intricacies of various fishing environments. Brad's enthusiasm extends beyond the thrill of the catch; it encompasses a profound appreciation for the natural world and the serene moments on the water. This passion is the driving force behind his dedication to providing anglers with unforgettable experiences, sharing not only his knowledge but also the joy and wonder that fishing can bring.

Captain Brad Bugica is a true veteran in the world of fishing, boasting an impressive 20 years of professional guided fishing experience on Lake Tahoe, Pyramid Lake, and the Sac River. His extensive knowledge and hands-on expertise make him a top choice for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing adventure. As a testament to his commitment, Captain Brad offers fishing charters year-round at Lake Tahoe, where his passion has become not just a job but a way of life. With his guidance, you can trust that every fishing trip will be a rewarding and memorable experience.

You will be fishing from a 25’ River Wild boat powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine. The vessel can take up to 6 passengers comfortably on each trip. On board, the Captain uses a fishfinder, GPS and downriggers to put you on the fish fast and reel in some of the most prized species in the state of California. This River Wild comes equipped with a full enclosure making those colder months enjoyable to fish in.

Salmon Striper/Lake Tahoe Fishing Trips ensures an unforgettable day on the water, creating an experience that will leave you longing for more or, perhaps, never wanting to depart.

Lake Tahoe Fishing Trips Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

25 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

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

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows



Items Provided

  • Rods and reels
  • Tackle and bait
  • Life jackets for adults and children
  • A great time fishing!
  • Heater on board

Items to Bring

  • Fishing license, report cards if needed
  • Food and drinks
  • Proper clothing for the weather
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera or Video Camera
  • Ice chest for your days catch


Anyone over the age of 16 years old is required by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to purchase a fishing license.