Brandon from Lake Placid Florida on the Big O

Brandon from Lake Placid Florida

Hello, this is Captain Jason Young, with your Lake Okeechobee fishing report.

Today I fish the North end of the lake out of Okeetantie with Kevin Cohoun and his son Brandon from Lake Placid Florida.

We started out that they’re with water temperatures in the upper 70’s days and it slowly raised into the mid-’80s as the day progressed. We fish with shiners today, and in the morning we were targeting Kissimmee grass with peppergrass mixed in. And later in the day, we switched our pattern to targeting hydrilla.

We had a study pick of fish all day, we caught fish in about every stop we when to. We had one opportunity at a huge fish that Brandon had on right at the end of the day. He fought it for a while until it came up and shuck its head so we could see it, and off she went free for another day!

Always Fun

That was our chance at the big one, other than that it was a great day. We did manage to put a huge catfish in the boat as well.

Beautiful sunshine, light winds, and great fishing to be on the lake!
Until next time, Captain Jason Young wishes you tight lines.

Capt Jason Young was raised in rural West Michigan. Grew up fishing small inland lakes, farm ponds, and the northern giant Lake Michigan. Also was a paid-on-call firefighter for 7 years, so is anyone concerned with the boat catching on fire…Jason your guy! Capt Jason is a top Lake Okeechobee bass fishing guide and is well versed on all types, and styles of fishing, one of his favorites are wacky rigging with a Bass Assassin Tapout worm. Capt Jason guides on Lake Okeechobee full-time as well in the famed Stick Marsh, Lake Blue Cypress, and Lake Kissimmee.


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