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Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guides

We are not a booking service where no one fishes…but the complete opposite. A group of Lake Okeechobee fishing guides that have gotten together as a TEAM, under the best conditions to provide you with the finest service Lake Okeechobee fishing guide industry has ever seen. We specialize in working with experienced bass anglers, who are looking for prime waters and new techniques, but also novice bass anglers who are out for a true fun learning experience. We will provide everything you need for that big day, reliable equipment and boats for your enjoyment. The finest bass fishing guides in the country on “Lake Okeechobee,” you have come to right place Florida’s largest, Lake Okeechobee largest and #1 rated guide service in Florida… Florida’s only audio fishing reports sponsored by the Wildlife Foundation of Florida and TEAM members of largest fishing guide service Florida Fishing, so why shouldn’t you!

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Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guides

lake okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Mark ShepardCaptain Mark Shepard is a full-time guide and touring professional. Experience includes BASS Master, FLW Tours, Everstart, BFL tournaments and many others. Mark has a list of accomplishments in the fishing industry a mile long including a Everstart WIN on Lake Eufaula, AL. Mark originally from Florida moved to Ohio to sharpen him northern skills and moved back from Ohio years ago to master guiding on world famous Lake Okeechobee

Mark is sponsored by: Jolly Roger Marina, Zoom, Shimano, Cabin Creek Baits, Mercury Marine, Power Pole and Bass OnLine.com

Mark’s our lead guide on the “Big O” Lake Okeechobee, he has also become a master of the Everglades and his home base is in Clewiston, Florida. So come fish with Captain Mark a true professional in every sense of the word. You can read more about Capt Mark @ Okeechobee Fishing Guide

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Captain Mark Rogers is a full-time Lake Okeechobee fishing guide and touring professional.
Experience includes BASS Master Elite Tour, FLW Tours, Everstart, BFL tournaments and many others.
Mark has a list of accomplishments in the fishing industry a mile long. Mark originally from California moved to Florida, sharpen his northern skills years ago to master guiding on world famous Lake Okeechobee
Captain Mark is sponsored by: Jolly Roger Marina, Slims Fish Camp, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Cabin Creek Baits, Mercury Marine, Power Pole and Bass OnLine.com
Captain Mark’s has the biggest boat in our fleet, so trips on the “Big O” Lake Okeechobee, he has can take 3 to 6 people with a problem his home base is in Naples, Florida. So come fish with Captain Mark a true professional in every sense of the word. You can read more about Capt Mark @ Naples Fishing
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lake okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Jason YoungCapt Jason Young was raised in rural West Michigan, grew up fishing small inland lakes, farm ponds and the northern giant Lake Michigan.

Owned and operated a landscape company for 13 years until he discovered his dream was to fish!
Also was a paid on call firefighter for 7 years, so anyone concern with the boat catching on fire…Jason your guy!
Jason is Married with one child. A Member of the FLW Wounded Hero Fishing Program

Capt Jason is a Lake Okeechobee bass fishing guide and is well versed on all types, and styles of fishing, one of his favorites wacky rigging with a Bass Assassin Tapout worm. Ask him about it, you would never guess there could be so many options to fishing and rigging it. Jason guides on Lake Okeechobee full-time as well in the famed Stick Marsh, Lake Blue Cypress and Lake Kissimmee.
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okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Brett IsacksonCapt. Brett Isackson Full time guide since 2000, 10+ years of Guiding Freshwater in South Florida Over 30 years experience bass fishing in Florida.

Sponsors –BassOnline.com, Colmic Rods, Bass Assassin Lures and Power Pole.

Specializes: Lake Okeechobee, Florida Everglades, Peacock bass and Lake Ida. Brett is one the most sought after and busiest South fishing guides there is, his high repeat business is a testament to how well he treats his customers!

Also visit his website @ Florida Everglades Bass Fishing No trip is to long and there’s always more fish to be caught, that’s his motto. Brett’s energetic and can be heard on our Bass Fishing reports every week giving his latest fishing report for the Southeast Region of Florida. Hay, it may be you he’s going to talk about!

To fish with Brett, fill out the request form!

okeechobee fishing guides - David LauerCapt. David Lauer is part of our Bass Online Pro Team and considered a top pro angler and Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide.
Full-time Lake Okeeechobee Fishing Guide
Fishing Guide out of Belle Glade, Fl at Slims Fish Camp
Home Town – Loxahatchee, FL
Has a long list of tournament experiences, including the FLW, Everstart, BFL tournaments. When David not fishing famous Lake Okeechobee he guides on Lake Osborne also.

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee and east Coast Lakes. Fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes in working with kids and artificial baits.

To fish with Capt David, fill out the request form!

okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Larry CrossmanCapt. Larry Crossman is part of our Bass Online Pro Team and considered a top anglers around Lake Okeechobee.
Full-time Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide
As a Fishing Guide he’s mainly fishes out of City of Okeechobee, Fl
Home Town – Okeechobee, FL
Has a long list of tournament experiences, including the BFL tournaments wins. Larry has two boats available and can handle 4 or 5 people.

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee and fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes in working with kids and small groups.

To fish with Capt Larry, fill out the request form!

okeechobee fishing guides - Roger GonzalezCapt Roger Gonzalez is a local bass fishing professional. Experience includes Stern Series, BFL tournaments and many other local tournaments including two time top 5 finishes on the FLW Tour. He has several accomplishments in the fishing industry, including being one of the best Peacock bass guides in South Florida and conveniently speaks Spanish for all of our South American visitors.

Capt Roger is a South Florida bass fishing guides and is well versed all types and styles of fishing, one of his favorites is the Skinny Dipper. Ask him about it, you would never guess there could be so many options. Roger guides in the Everglades, but really excels at Peacock bass in the Miami area.

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Okeechobee fishing guides - Kelby WaldripCapt. Kelby Waldrip is part of our Bass Online Pro Team as a top pro angler and Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide.
Home Town – Bloomington, IN
20 years of Freshwater fishing experience , Over 10 years experience bass fishing
Specializing in large-mouth bass and teaching techniques
2 time USA BASSIN Divisional Champion, 2007 USA BASSIN National Points Champion, Multiple top 40 FLW/BASS finishes
Competed in events from Indiana to Texas to Florida to Washington DC
Hoosier Bassmaster’s angler of the year, MBA from American University in Washington DC
If your looking for a guide that lives the outdoors, hunting, fishing, etc…Kelby your guy!

To fish with Capt Kelby, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Bob MileyCapt Bob Miley started bass fishing in 1969, in the Everglades.

The very first trip out he caught a 10lb 0/8 o/z largemouth bass, and has been fishing for bass ever since.

Robert started the fishing club called the Homestead Ambassadors in 1974, which was B.A.S.S. affiliated at the time. He won numerous club tournaments and was Fisherman of the Year twice. He also belongs to Trail Glades Bassmasters, of Miami, where he am still a current member. Robert also belongs to S.A.F.E.R., South Florida Anglers for Everglades Restoration. Robert Miley has been fishing professionally on the B.A.S.S. Eastern Division, for the past 7 years. He also has been working with several Rep Groups over the past 6 years, and travels to most all of the Bass Pro Shops on East Coast working with rep groups and sponsors and their product lines.

Brian Beville fsihing guideCaptain Brian Beville is a licensed USCG captain and a native Floridian, born in Vero Beach. Brian currently fishes both fresh and salt water, with the majority of the time spent on Lake Okeechobee. Capt Brian has been a volunteer with the St. Lucie County Sheriff department for over 20 years, but his greatest passion is catching big trophy bass.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s live bait or artificial lures, Capt Brian will get it done for you.

Capt Brian provide trips to several different world class locations, Lake Okeechobee, Stick Marsh, Lake Garcia and Lake Kissimmee. Give us a call to arrange a trip with Capt Brian.

Captain Brian is sponsored by: Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Bassonline.com and Lake Okeechobee.

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Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Brian BrownCapt Brian Brown is a full-time bass fishing guide, he is also your go to Crappie fishing guide on Lake Okeechobee. With over 20yrs of experience Brian can help you understand the movements of fish, understand how to read your electronics. As well as helping you choose the proper tackle to use for your next fishing trip. So if you are ready for a fun day on the water with great fishing tips thrown in, Capt Brian could be the guy for you. I know he would love the opportunity to share the boat with you all while experiencing a few good laughs, new fishing strategies and maybe even catch some trophies bass or crappie along the way.

Captain Brian is a Coast Guard licensed Captain with First Aid and CPR credentials required by ALL guides. To book a trip with Capt Brian on Lake Okeechobee fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee fishing guides - Capt Bob Miley

Captain Doug Jansen joins BassOnline after relocating to Florida from Louisville, Kentucky. As a native Kentuckian, Doug owned a successful family business for over 35 years and was lucky enough to retire early and fish full time.

Captain Doug’s passion for fishing began at an early age fishing Lakes Barkley, Kentucky, Barren and Taylorsville and competing in tournaments statewide. Captain Doug began fishing Lake Okeechobee in the early 1990s and hasn’t missed a season since.

Although Captain Doug customarily spent most of his time on Lake Okeechobee, he has recently expanded his guiding to include Lake Ida for Peacock Bass, and the Everglades for Large Mouth Bass.

In addition to a passion for fishing, Captain Doug really enjoys meeting new customers of all skill levels. He is always excited to share his techniques and his love of the lakes and fish. His clientele ranges from 6 years old to our more “long in the tooth” customers.

Lastly, Captain Doug volunteers his time, his boat and his expertise to various charitable organizations, especially those dedicated to our service men and women as they readjust to civilian life after suffering injuries in combat.
To fish with Capt Doug, fill out the request form!

Okeechobee Fishing guide Mike GroshonCaptain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish!

Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love for fishing. Mike is married with two children and real all-round nice guy. He and his family moved to Florida to follow Mike’s dream of becoming a fishing guide on Lake Okeechobee.

Mike is sponsored by Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Fitzgerald Rods.

To go fishing with Capt Mike click here!

Okeechobee fishing guide Galen Fugh Captain Galen Fugh came to Lake Okeechobee for an Everstart tournament several years ago and finished 4th and fell in love with the lake.

He’s a family oriented man, loves showing kids and adults how to fish. He has a long list of tournament experiences including BFL and Everstart tournament with top 10 finishes on Lake Guntersville, Wheeler lake and Lake Okeechobee.

When not professionally fishing our being a fishing guide he’s a Special Victims Unit Investigator for the Chattanooga Tennessee Police Dept.

Sponsored by: Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Ruby Falls, JJ Magic, Bassonline.com, Chattanooga Fish and Fun and Lake Okeechobee.

To go fishing with Capt Galen click here!

Ray Malafarina - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt. Mark Rose hometown is Pittsburgh PA. Mark has been fishing Lake Erie and Lake Okeechobee since 1999. He fishes Lake Erie in the spring for small mouth. He runs a detail shop in his hometown during the summer, spring and fall and heads to Florida during the winter months to do what he loves, guide on Lake Okeechobee. Mark has had a passion for fishing since he was 11 and his passion and love for the sport has grown over the years. He can make a bad day of fishing still be an awesome day out on the boat!

Mark guides out of Clewiston FL, Belle Glade, Fl and Okeechobee City FL. Mark’s biggest bass was 12 lbs 11 oz. it was caught on Okeechobee in Feb of 2012. Mark does artificial and live bait trips. Whichever you choose, he will get the job done for you.
When not guiding, Mark fishes FLW, RAYOVAC series, BFL, Presque isle Bassmasters. He also participates in fishes Fishers Of men.

Mark is sponsored by the following- McEllwains Motors, Ranger Boats, Bass Online, Bass Assassin lures, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Spiderwire, Columbia sports wear, Minnkota and Hummingbird.
Captain Mark is 30 years old and is married to a wonderfully supportive wife. The two have a baby on the way and have a loving and strong willed beautiful black lab!

Want a great day on the lake? Mark Rose is your guy!
To fish with Capt Mark Rose, fill out the request form!, book online or call (888) 629-2277 and request him!

Boo Woods - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt. Boo Woods is part of our Bass Online Pro Team and is a Fishing Guide out of Okeechobee City, Florida

Home Town – Okeechobee City, FL & Kentucky Lake, KY Boo’s a Professional B.A.S.S. & FLW Angler & Okeechobee fishing guides that serving Jesus Christ which is his passion. Boo’s main goal is to spread the gospel and help the weekend angler or outdoors-man with the basic fishing information needed to take his family on a self deserving vacation to Lake Okeechobee one of the best bass lakes in the country. As a professional angler I know how tough and overwhelming it is when you get to a lake and don’t know what or where to begin.

To fish with Capt Boo, fill out the request form!

Ray Malafarina - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt. Ray Malafarina is part of our BASS ONLINE Pro Team and a Fishing Guide out of Okeechobee City Full-time Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide Home Town – Sarasota, FL 20 years of Freshwater fishing experience Over 10 years experience bass fishing Sponsors – Colmic, BassOnline.com, Gary Yamamoto, Pure Fishing, Columbia Sportswear, Mercury, Nitro Boats, Idroflat Crankbaits and Vastar Braid.

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee, Florida Everglades and West Coast Lakes.Fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes in working with kids. *Capt Ray also speaks four languages for your convenience.

To fish with Capt Ray, fill out the request form!

Todd Kersey - Lake Okeechobee Fishing GuidesCapt Todd Kersey has been a full-time guide for over 18 years in Florida. With a long list of tournament experiences, including the FLW, Everstart, BFL and many other local and state tournaments. Becoming one of Florida’s top rated guides, written up in FLW Outdoors Magazine, Private Clubs Magazine and twice in Forbes. He also was featured in Field and Stream, pronounced as the “The Bass Artist.” Captain Todd competes and runs several celebrity tournaments for NASCAR, NFL, MLB and others.

Todd’s the founder of BASS online and is very well versed in all of the bodies of water in Florida. His conviction for freshwater recreational fishing has lead him to be very involved in many aspects of conservation and law making procedures throughout Florida.

Todd sponsored by: Jolly Roger Marina, Slims Fish Camp, Bass Assassin Lures, Colmic Rods and Bass Online.com

Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide Reviews

Bucket List Trip

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Captain Dave Lauer was our guide and was patient, humorous and an excellent teacher, very generous with tips & tricks. I'm honored that I got to spend time with a Pro Angler and a FLW tournament Pro. I learned new skills and techniques that will affect all future fishing trip. I hope to do more trips with Captain Dave! Thank you!

Best Fishing Guides On The Lake!

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Have been taking guides trips on Okeechobee for 10 years now. I have went with many of the other guide services (that claim to be the best) you may be looking at...I found BASS Online about four years ago and have had the best trips and experience every time out.Don't waste your time elsewhere....take it from me there is no guide service that compares!

Bass Online Thumbs Up

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Captain Dave Lauer made my first trip to lake Okeechobee the best. We hit a spot right away and we were on the fish for 6 hours. Catching 3 to 4 pounders almost all day was unbelievable. we were laughing all day. Dave is a very good guide and a great guy to just learn from, it had been 15 years since I last fished and he made me feel so comfortable. I am already planning a trip back in January. Thanks Dave for making my first trip memorable.

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