We specialize in bass fishing in South Florida on Lake Okeechobee, where the grass is thick and so are the fish. You also can experience the Florida Everglades, where the numbers of fish are unbelievable at times and most of the fish are caught on artificial baits. Lake Okeechobee is known for it’s world famous trophy largemouth bass fishing as well as being one of the greatest site seeing lakes in the country.
Lake Okeechobee has continued to produce large numbers of bass every year with that number steadily on the rise. Going bass fishing on the Big “O” is one of the most desired fishing trips in the United States and undoubtedly in Florida.
Lake Okeechobee, located in south central Florida is one of the most unique freshwater lakes in the United States and it is considered to be “A One of a Kind”. Lake Okeechobee’s massive size of over 730 square miles of surface water and average depth of 14 ft. deep make it a paradise and is one of the prettiest places in Florida to visit. The lake is full of native grasses and has miles of back-water marsh areas that provide a wonderful place for wildlife to live and flourish.
The largemouth bass and large pan fish population is what lake Okeechobee is famous for, but being the headwaters of the Florida Everglades it is full of many other species of animals. The American Alligator, Pelicans, Manatees, Otters, Turtles, Hogs, Turkeys, Deer and many types of wading birds cover the shores of Lake Okeechobee year around. These bass infested waters rank high on most Angler’s listof “dream” places to fish.
There are several ports and launch ramps around Lake Okeechobee, the three most popular port and launch area are the town of Okeechobee on the north end of the lake, Clewiston on the south west shore of the Lake Okeechobee and Belle Glade on the far southeastern shore. Okeechobee City and Clewiston provide the best access to the lake with many places to fish. Both have great marina facility with all the amenities an angler could need.
Lake Okeechobee is a wonderful year around fishery, but during the months of November through end of June are the most popular times to fish on Lake Okeechobee. The average water temps on the lake are around 70-80 degrees during the spring months and the summer month the water temps will reach 85-90 degrees. The bass spawn from late November through the end of May which makes Lake Okeechobee one of the longest spawning periods in the country.
We specialize in bass fishing with artificial lures as well as going after Lake Okeechobee trophy bass with wild shiners. Fishing with artificial lures is as fun and exciting way to spend the day fishing as any, Okeechobee offers so many techniques to use. Top-water fishing in the grass with weedless frogs, flipping heavy cover, casting big worms or even shallow cranking can be done on Lake Okeechobee all year long.
Bass fishing with shiners on Lake Okeechobee is one of the most popular, exciting and relaxing ways to catch trophy bass in South Florida. People come from all over the world to shiner fish on Lake Okeechobee. We make shiner fishing fun for the whole family!