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Central Florida Fishing Guides
We have several Central Florida fishing guides to choose from, the list updates are done continuously. If you have previous when with us and your guide is not listed please call the office for details and contact information. If you’re looking for specific things, non-smoking, live-bait specialist, artificial only, Big Bass, etc. give us a call we can help explain each one to you. Also please read the fishing guide reviews so you know we have the right guide for you!
Captain John Leech is a full-time guide for over 20 year in Central Florida. He specializing in Central Florida bass fishing and is one of the best at targeting trophy size largemouth bass in Orlando. His first guide trip for the Bait Shack in Leesburg, Florida on the Harris Chain of Lakes. By 1983 I was fortunate to be able to do the one thing I loved the most FISH and make a living doing it. That is what I call a dream job Central Florida Bass Fishing Guide no doubt that fishing in Orlando is one of the best in the world. I look forward to telling you all about locations and fishing in my Central Florida Fishing Reports.
Listen in every two weeks as I share fishing tips and locations for fishing the South Central Florida Region.
Co-Owner of Steel Shad Lure Company
Part-Time Certified Captain for the St Johns river Sea Tow company
Married for 25 years, born in Columbus Indiana moved to FL in 1984
Has been Featured in many, many articles over the past years in magazines all across the country and around the world.
A writer of Monthly fishing report for Southern States Fishin and Huntin magazine, look for Capt. Steve fishing reports posted here on our fishing reports page.
Weekly fishing report WNZF 106.3 FM radio www.wnzf.com sat and Sunday 9 am The Southern Sportsman
Captain Steve’s sponsors include, Hontoon Marine, Yamaha Outboards, Owner Hooks, Stanley Reel it Feel It, Rod glove, Skinny water products and BassOnline.com
Captain Brent Nelson grew up in North Georgia and had a love of all things outdoors from a very young age. Fishing in his first tournament at the age of 9. He continued competitive tournament fishing in his hometown lakes and ranked nationally in the BFL All American. Then progressed moved on to the Everstart, and the FLW Series divisions. Always wanting to share his love of fishing, nature, and wildlife with others he pursued a career as a licensed captain and is now certified through the U.S. Coast Guard as well as carries a Sea Tow endorsement. He has continued his career as a full-time fishing captain and in his free time, he still can be found on the water with his sons and daughter enjoying the great outdoors.
Brent has been very Blessed to have fished in Various Bass Fishing Clubs, Fishing Tournaments and Charity Events over the past 27 years helping and preparing him with gaining guide experience. Now a full-time fishing guide I have enjoyed fishing with both seasoned and experienced anglers. Many are the young and upcoming anglers of our future. He feels blessed to be available to share his knowledge and passion with each customer on the Water.
Captain Mark Hilles Bass fishing guide in Central, Florida, but originally from Berea, Ohio. Then I moved to South Florida where I honed my bass fishing skills. now retired from the Grocery Business after being employed with the same company for over 35+ years. I have been fishing from Florida to Georgia since 1990 and gained an incredible amount of experience in both Freshwater and saltwater over the years.
I am very Blessed to have fished in Various Bass Fishing Clubs, Fishing Tournaments and Charity Events over the past 27 years to help me gain guiding experience. Now a full-time fishing guide I have enjoyed fishing with both seasoned and experienced anglers. The Young and up and coming anglers of our future, I am blessed to be available to share my knowledge and passion with each trip on the Water.
Captain Mark Gay is a native Floridian and has spent his whole life on waterways from West Lake Tohopekaliga to the East and West coast of Florida. He specializes in fishing Lake Toho and the East coast of Florida inshore and offshore from Cape Canaveral to Fort Pierce. Captain Mark targets large mouth bass primarily on Lake Toho, and snook, trout, red drum, grouper, shark, sheepshead, flounder and all species of snapper in nearshore waterways.
Captain Devin Dickerson is a licensed master captain from a small town in central Florida where I’ve spent my whole life. I grew up with a fishing pole in my hand between fishing in my backyard pond to going out with on the lake with my uncle or grandpa. With over 15 years of bass fishing experience, I’ve been fishing tournaments here for the last 10 years and captain for our local high school fishing club getting the youth anglers out on the water doing what they love! I’ve always been an avid outdoorsman and have a passion for fishing like no other! Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL is my stomping grounds but I also service saltwater fishing in Cape Canaveral, FL. Come land your dream fish today from largemouth bass to Redfish.
Captain Gino Losi Captain Gino is a second-generation guide and tournament angler from Central Florida with over 30 years of experience on local waters. Captain Gino fell in love with fishing at a very young age. Growing up he spent most of his evenings and summers on the water or in the tackle shop with his father (Captain Lou). It wasn’t hard for his fathers to love for the outdoors to rub off. By the age of 16, Captain Gino started to compete in local tournaments and continues to compete both locally and nationally to this day. Captain Gino is full of energy, knowledge and is eager to share it with anyone willing to listen.
Captain Bill Goudy Jr., is a licensed Master Captain. Born in southeast Iowa and raised on the Mississippi River. He’s been fishing longer than he can remember. He caught the Bass fishing bug early in life. He found an old Johnson spoon in his father’s tackle box tied it on and caught a Bass. He was hooked. Living on the river where his family owned a campground and bait shop he has been putting people on fish for years. He has been married for 21 years. A father of 4 and grandfather of 1 he moved to Florida to pursue his dream of being a full-time Fishing guide.
Captain Brad Kayholm grew up in the small town of Munith with no kids or neighbors around. So what do you do in the country? Fish and play sports. That’s what he did, baseball, football, and wrestling than playing baseball in college. But if he wasn’t on a field him and his Father were fishing.
From the time he could walk Rick had Brad on the ice fishing and in the duck blind. His passion for the outdoors took over after his journey umpiring in the minor leagues ended with a shattered knee from a foul ball. Capt. Brad fished. And when I say fish I mean fish, usually 6 times a week for 3 years. After he became known for consistently producing he started guiding full time. He has been invited to do seminars all over Florida. Ready to fish 7 days a week this young guide has the knowledge and experience to put you on fish. Capt. Brad also writes for the Day to a News Journal so if you’re in the area grab a paper and see what the Capt. Says is biting.
Captain Paul Shenep A Florida resident since his retirement as a Sergeant Major from the United States Army in 2011. His love of bass fishing began as a child fishing the waters of Texas and Louisiana and continued throughout his military career, fishing in the Upper Midwest, the South Eastern and the Deep South of the United States. He is a member of several bass fishing organizations and has several fishing titles in his resume.
Capt. Shenep’s charters offer a blended approach to shiner fishing, from the latest artificial swimbaits to the time-tested worm. His extensive military background, time as a Leader in the Boy Scouts of America and as a father allows him to effectively communicate to all ages and backgrounds with the patient demonstration of the skills that make him a master. He is adept at assisting all ages and backgrounds in the multiple ways to catch bass, from the youngest to the oldest angler, novice or journeyman, and he excels at hosting visitors from outside the United States.
No matter the event; a basic cruise, nature ride or fishing for largemouth bass, Capt. Shenep offers safety first and he features a 2013 FX30 Skeeter Boat capable of hosting up to four passengers. No matter your skill level, new angler, bass tournament novice or a pro, Capt. Shenep will discuss the water conditions, and any special needs to meet your style and skill level of bass fishing to ensure an unforgettable fun-filled experience.
He caught the bass fishing bug at a very early age, spending summers at his family’s cottage on Black Lake in New York. As a youngster, he couldn’t wait until he turned 16 to join the local bass fishing club. When you join a bass fishing club, you automatically become a tournament angler, wanting to test your skills against others. With Randy, this passion grew, wanting to get better and better, to prove to himself of competing at a higher level.
By the age of 25, he had won the New York State Bass Federation’s Angler of the Year title. At age 35, he finally won a national tournament, being crowned Champion of the 2000 Florida Bassmaster Invitational on Lake Okeechobee. Capt Randy is a full-time guide on the in the Orlando Florida area, he has master the art of fishing Lake Toho.
Capt. 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 fished 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.
Captain Kenneth Walker Capt Kenneth Walker is a Air Force Veteran, Father, grandfather, and retired firefighter paramedic. A Florida Native Kenneth grew up in Gainesville, and has fished the local waterways since the age of 3. Now he is sharing those experiences with you on his exclusive fishing guide trips.
He is a world traveler and has Traveled to 38 countries, so far. Specializes in Bass, Crappie, and live bait Fishing.
Lakes: Kingsley Lake, Orange Lake, Lockloosa Lake, Newnan’s Lake, St. Johns River ( palatka area ), Santa Fe Lake & specializes in RODMAN RESERVOIR ( The nations #8 Big Bass lake, as ranked, by B.A.S.S. )..
CAPTAIN TODD KERSEY has been a full-time guide for over 10 yearsin Florida. With a long list of tournament experiences, including the FLW, Everstart, BFL and many other local and state tournaments. With over 10 top ten finishes by his clients he has become a commodity on the big lakes during FLW/BASS tournament season. 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 BASSonline 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.
“WAITED 47 YEARS TO GO TROPHY FLORIDA LARGEMOUTH FISHING! And Captain John Leech made the wait well worth. I caught 7 ln 9 once on the first cast. Not kidding at all. Caught large bass the entire trip. But just as important was the service I got from Captain John. It was like fishing with an old friend . I will be back with my boys. This is a trip of a lifetime. Learned more in 2 days fishing with Captain John than I have in 40 years prior. Do not hesitate to book a trip with this man !!! I also never leave reviews for anything but this trip and guide deserves it!!!”
“We've fished from Baja to Alaska and the action was terrific!!!! 25 largemouth including a 7.5 pounder. John Leech put us on fish and told many fish stories. Can't say enough good about the trip! Cheers!”
Several other Central Florida fishing guides are available, updates done continuously. If you have went with someone before and he is not listed please call the office for details and contact information!